Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today virtually inaugurated the Police Station at Dhanotu in Nachan Vidhan Sabha area of Mandi district.
While addressing the people of the area virtually from Shimla, the Chief Minister said Dhanotu Police Station would ensure better facility of traffic management along National Highway-21 along Sundernagar, Gohar, Nerchowk, Janjheli and Manali. This would also go a long way in maintaining a better law and order situation in the area.
He said that the state government was committed to ensure overall and balanced development of the Nachan area. He said that BDO Office has been opened at Dhanotu and 32 panchayats covered under the Developmental Block. He said that now there were two BDO Offices functioning in the constituency at Gohar and Dhanotu to facilitate the people.
The Chief Minister said that PWD Rest House was also coming up at Dhanotu and PWD Sub-Division has been opened at Dhanotu to ensure better and proper construction and maintenance of the roads in the area. He said that Rs. 18.66 crore were being spent on up-gradation of Dhanotu-Rohangalu road. He said that four PHC have been opened in the area. He said that the local MLA was also concerned about the development of his area which was a sign of a dedicated elected representative.
Jai Ram Thakur said that work was in progress on Rs. 45.57 crore Atal Adarsh Vidalaya Bhawan at Gohar. Besides, Rs. 30.74 crore drinking water supply scheme was also under progress for Chail Chowk and adjourning villages. He said that work on strengthening and up-gradation of Chail-Mavi Seri road by spending an amount of Rs. 8.53 crore was also in progress.
The Chief Minister said that adequate provision of budget would be made for construction of the Police Station Dhanotu building. He said that today the State has 135 police stations and work was in progress regarding construction of buildings of 15 new Police Station buildings by spending an amount of Rs. 30 crore. He said that the State Police was one of the most disciplined police forces of the country and were sincerely performing their duties. He also said that the State Police also earned fame in the music world by showing their talent in ‘Hunarbaaz’ programmes of Colour TV.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the four years tenure of the present State Government has witnessed unprecedented development and each and every section of the society has been benefited by the policies and programmes initiated by the State Government.
The Chief Minister announced that a sewerage scheme would be taken in hand soon from Chambi to Bhoor under NABARD to facilitate the people of the area. He also announced that a vehicle would be provided soon for the newly opened Police Station.
He felicitated the people of the State on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri.
MLA, Nachan Vinod Kumar thanked the Chief Minister for dedicating Police Station at Dhanotu. He said that the Nachan Vidhan Sabha area has witnessed unprecedented development during the last about four years. He also thanked the Chief Minister for up-gradation of about 20 educational institutions in the constituency during the last four years. He also detailed a few developmental demands of the area.
Superintendent of Police Mandi Shalini Agnihotri said that this police station would ensure better policing facilities to the people of the area.
Chairman of MILKFED Nehal Chand Sharma and Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu were present of the occasion among others from Shimla whereas DIG Mandi Madhusudan, Lekh Raj Rana, Sohan Singh Thakur, Narender Bhandari were present at Dhanotu.