- CM launches Solar Rooftop Programme for all Panchayati Raj /Rural Development Government Building in Mandi
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur rolled out the Online Module of permissions under Section 118 of H.P Tenancy and Land Reforms Act 1972 from Mandi today.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that this Module would go a long way in speedy disposal of 118 cases. He said this module would also ensure transparency in the process of approval regarding 118 cases. He said that the Section 118 was imposed in the State to safeguard the farmers of the State. He said that Section 118 also at time causes hurdle in expediting the pace of development due to cumbersome procedure and delay in approvals.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the State Government has not made any changes or amendments in 118, but was only in favour of making the process of getting 118 a bit simple and transparent. He said that all the clearances of Section 118 have now been made online so that the people could get its clearances done at the earliest. He said that this project has been started in pilot basis from Mandi district.
The Chief Minister also launched Solar Rooftop Programme to cover all Panchayati Raj /Rural Development Government Building in Mandi. He said that ‘One Sun One Grid’ was the dream initiative of the Prime Minister and the State Government would ensure that all the Government buildings would have solar roof top panels.
He also released a booklet highlighting the importance of solar power.
Deputy Commissioner Mandi Rugved Thakur detailed salient features of the Module.
ADC Mandi gave a detail presentation on the Solar Rooftop Scheme and said that scheme would ensure clean energy to the users of the State. He said that the State government is targeting to produce 2 MW from Government building and 8 MW from domestic consumers/ society, adding that 1 MW has been produced in Mandi district alone till date.
MP Ram Swaroop Sharma, MLAs Anil Sharma, Col Inder Singh, Inder Singh Gandhi, Vinod Kumar, Rakesh Jamwal, Jawahar Thakur and Prakash Rana, Chairman MILKFED Nihal Chand Sharma, General Secretary Child Welfare Council Payal Vaidya, Chairman Wafk Board Rajbali, Chairperson Mandi Nagar Parishad Suman Thakur were present on the occasion among others.