Himachal Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh announced to open a Government Degree College at Sandhol in Dharampur assembly segment of Mandi district. He also announced a provision of Rs. 5 crores for construction of the college building.
He also approved for the opening of a Primary Health Centres in the area at Ped and Talangar, also directed the PWD authorities to conduct survey for construction of Kamlah-Torkhola, Tihra-Kamlah and Sandhol-Kamlah via Changlu roads.
He said that the bridge would be constructed to connect the area with Sujanpur and also announced to re-open the government primary school near Sandhol, which had been closed. He directed to construct more rooms at PWD rest house, Sandhol and announced to provide Rs. 25,000 for development of a stadium at Sandhol.
Virbhadra Singh said that liberal financial assistance would be provided to complete the two major water supply scheme of the area. He said that state government was soon going to purchase 1000 buses out of which 20 would be provided to this area.
The Chief Minister said that the present state congress government was ensuring speedy and all round development of the state without any political considerations and special emphasis had been laid to provide quality health and education facilities to the people of the State.
He said that it was due to consistent efforts of the Congress governments that facility of educational and health institutions had been provided to the farthest corners of the state.
He said that State Government was endeavouring to strengthen the health infrastructure and improving the health services in the state. It was due to the efforts of the Congress government that two medical colleges were opened in the government sector in the state and now efforts were on to develop both as the super specialty hospitals.
Chander Shekhar Sharma, PCC member, who is also a member of the Executive Council of H.P University welcomed the Chief Minister and thanked him for announcing the degree college, two Primary Health Centres and other developmental schemes for the people of the area.
He said that previous BJP government completely ignored the development of the area and it was only after Congress government came back in to power that this area had received added attention in the matters of development.
Senior officers of the state government along with other prominent persons of the area were present on the occasion.