CM lays foundation stone of 132 KV sub station



Shimla: Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal laid foundation stone of 132 KV sub station at Tahliwal industrial area of district Una today. The project is estimated to cost Rs32.80 crore to feed industrial and adjoining areas with reliable power supply and solve low voltage problem of the area.

Addressing a public meeting on the occasion, Chief Minister said that the new 132 KV sub station would be constructed and dedicated to the consumers in 15 months to save time and money through early execution. He said that Rs48.83 crore project had been forwarded for funding to channelise Bathu-Bathru on inter-state borders to government of India and the total cost of Swan River channelisation would touch Rs390 crore and save valuable crops of the local farmers. He said that it was during BJP regime that such an ambitious projects were approved. He said that Rs2.83 crore had also been approved for construction of local roads.

Chief Minister informed that a Rs15 crore irrigation scheme had been sanctioned for Beat area which would be executed on priority. He hoped that the scheme would meet irrigation requirements of local farming community. He assured local people that all their developmental demands would be fulfilled in a phased manner. He also presented a draft of Rs21,000 by J.S. Sodhi as contribution towards the Chief Minister Relief Fund on the occasion. He also listened to public grievances after the public meeting and directed concerned authorities to deliver aggrieved parties necessary relief on priority.

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