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Govt to spend Rs 110 cr on PWD schemes in Jaswan-Pragpur: CM

Press Trust of India  |  Dharamshala 

The will spend Rs 110 crore on different schemes of the (PWD) in assembly constituency of district in the current fiscal, CM said today.

A new industrial area will also be developed at Channaur, he added.

The was addressing a public meeting at in district.

"The would spend Rs 110 crore on different schemes of the in assembly constituency of district during current financial year and a new industrial area would be developed at Channaur," Thakur said.

He also said that due to the visionary leadership of Narendra Modi, the country was forging ahead on path of progress and prosperity and added that today 21 states of the country has BJP led governments which speaks of the people's support to the party.

"In its first decision government has reduced age for availing social security pension for the senior citizens without income limit from 80 years to 70 years, benefitting 1.30 lakh old people and has resulted into financial burden of Rs 200 crore on the state exchequer. Our initiatives of the were even appreciated by the of India," said Thakur.

The state government has also decided to use 15 per cent of the total offering of the temple for construction and maintenance of Gau Sadans (cow shelters).

The state, currently, has six medical colleges and now the government has decided to open a medical university to manage these medical colleges.

The said that another medical college will also be opened at district soon.

"Assembly constituency was poised to become ideal assembly constituency of the state. politicised the issue of and tossed the issue between Dehra and Dharamshala. The present state government soon after holding the reins of the state has ensured that the would soon become functional in a big way. said

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 21:40 IST