Tricolour unfurled in summer capital Gairsain on I-Day
CM announces number of developmental works in the region
Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat became the first CM of Uttarakhand to unfurl the national flat at the Vidhan Sabha campus in Gairsain on the occasion of Independence Day after it was declared the summer capital of Uttarakhand. The Vidhan Sabha speaker Prem Chand Agrawal, deputy speaker Raghuvir Singh Chauhan, local MLAs Surendra Singh Negi, Munni Shah and others were also present on the occasion. The CM unveiled the foundation stone for various developmental works and inaugurated various other works amounting in total to Rs 76.67 crore on the occasion.
The CM also announced 12 different developmental schemes on the occasion. These include establishment of 50-bed sub district hospital in Gairsain, establishment of mini-secretariat in Bharadisain, telemedicine facility in the hospital, construction of pumping drinking water line in Bharadisain area, expansion of OFC networking in Bharadisain-Gairsain, establishment of cold storage and food processing plant for agricultural development in Gairsain block, eco trail/eco park at Bharadisain and approval of funds for construction of Gairsain ITI building and procurement of equipment. It will be recalled that during the budget session of the Assembly, on March 4 earlier this year, after presenting the budget in the house the CM had announced Gairsain as the state’s summer capital. After unfurling the national flag at Gairsain for the first time since the announcement, Rawat said that the state government is committed to taking forward development according to the aspirations of the public. On the occasion, the CM unveiled the foundation stones for various developmental works amounting to Rs 6071 lakh and inaugurated developmental works amounting to Rs 1595 lakh.
After the Independence Day function, the CM also visited the Covid care centre in Bharadisain and inspected the facilities provided there.
Earlier, the CM unfurled the national flag at the function held at police lines in Dehradun and addressed the gathering about the various works and plans of the state government.
CM becomes landowner in Gairsain
Setting an example for encouraging reverse migration, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has become a landowner in Gairsain. The CM himself shared this information on the social media. Sending a message on reverse migration, Rawat said that Gairsain is a symbol of public aspirations. He said, “Gairsain resides in the heart of every Uttarakhandi. Public aspirations are supreme in a democracy. It is by way of Gairsain that the development of the whole state can be achieved. The public representatives will have to undertake reverse migration first because the scenario in the mountains will improve only with reverse migration. On the occasion of Independence Day, I have become a landowner in Gairsain.” Rawat further said that the state government is encouraging self-employment in Uttarakhand. The government has worked sincerely to take Uttarakhand towards its natural form while also working for all-round development and will continue to do so.
Monday, 17 August 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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