Shri Virbhadra Singh said that the construction of this building was planned only 14 days back and it was a matter of happiness for all that the building was inaugurated within seven days of its construction. He said that construction of tehsil building at Bhuntar has fulfilled long pending demand of the people of area.
Chief Minister also laid foundation stone of another building of Tehsil Office which would be completed in three months by Synergy Thrislington Construction Company.
He also laid foundation stone of Tourist Information Centre and wayside amenities at Bhuntar to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 50 lakh. This three storeyed building would have parking facility at basement, tourist information centre, cafeteria besides other facilities.
Shri Virbhadra Singh also inaugurated the Khampa Samudayik Bhawan at Bhuntar. He also announced Rs. six lakh for providing other facilities in the building. He said that Khampa community was an integral part of the State and the country. He said that Rs. 92 lakh had been provided to augment the drinking water supply scheme of Surad-Khokan village.
Chief Minister also inaugurated newly constructed 96 meter long double lane bridge over the Beas river at Bhoothnath in district Kullu constructed at a cost of Rs. 10 crore.
Earlier, Shri Satya Prakash Thakur, Chairman, Kullu District Cooperative Association presented a cheque of Rs. 1.1000 lakh to the Chief Minister towards Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
Health Minister Shri Kaul Singh Thakur, MPP and Power Minister Shri Sujan Singh Pathania, Member of Parliament Smt. Pratibha Singh, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Shri Sohan Lal Thakur, MLAs Shri Maheshwar Singh, Shri Karan Singh and Shri Khoob Ram, Chairman, Zila Parishad Kullu Shri Hari Chand Sharma, District Congress Committee President Shri Budhi Singh Thakur, General Secretary Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee Shri Sunder Singh Thakur, former Minister Shri Satya Prakash Thakur, Spokesman, HPCC Shri Bhuvneshwar Gaur, Vice Chairman, Nagar Parishad Kullu Shri Muneesh Sharma, OSD to Chief Minister Shri Amit Pal Singh, Member Women Commission Ms. Sharda Katoch, Deputy Commissioner, Shri Rakesh Kanwar, Superintendent of Police Shri Vinod Kumar Dhawan, MD, H.P. Power Corporation Ltd. Shri D.K. Sharma, General Manager Shri Ramesh Chaudhary, Member Himachal Pradesh University, Executive Council Shri Chander Shekhar and other prominent persons were present on the occasion.