Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated the renovated Heritage Police Assistance Room at the historic The Mall Shimla today.
He said that the importance of this Police Assistance Room functional for the last 134 years is alike even today. He said that the State government is doing continuous efforts for the preservation of heritage buildings in the State.
Chief Minister urged corporate organisations to assist in developmental works under corporate social responsibilities. He said that even during the Corona period many organisations helped in strengthening the health infrastructure in the state.
Jai Ram Thakur appreciated the efforts of police department to renovate Heritage Police Assistance Room. He said that people, especially tourists would get police assistance through this assistance room.
Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj also appreciated the efforts of police department for renovating the police assistance room and said that Shimla is tourist place of historic importance. Therefore Government is doing all efforts for the preservation of Heritage buildings of Shimla.
Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu said that Rs. 25 lakh were spent on the renovation of Police Assistance Room. Rupees 15 lakh by ACC Trust and Rs. 10 lakh by State Bank of India have been provided under corporate social responsibility. He said that efforts were made to give the form of Heritage building through renovation.
Mayor Municipal Corporation Shimla Satya Kaundal, MC Councillors, CGM of State Bank of India Vinod Kumar Mishra, Director Plant of ACC Amitabh Singh, Architect Amita Mahajan, Senior officers of Police department, representatives of ACC and SBI were also present on the occasion.