Kinnaur: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while addressing public meeting at Ribba in tribal Kinnaur district today announced starting of science classes in Government Senior Secondary School Ribba, opening of new Patwar Circle at Ribba and car parking near Bus Stop Ribba. He also directed for early construction of road from Ribba to Ribba-Kanda for which sanction would be accorded soon and early construction of irrigation canal Kayalkas in Ribba Panchayat.
He said there was a vast network of roads in Kinnaur district and the left out villages were being connected and soon every village of the district would have road facility. He appreciated that sewerage connectivity was being provided to many villages in the district which reflects the awareness of the people towards cleanliness.
He appreciated the efforts of the people of Kinnaur district for adopting horticulture and cultivation of off season vegetables on large scale and said that it was due to the seamless efforts of the people of the district that they were most prosperous and well-off as of today.
Shri Virbhadra Singh said today Himachal was the most developed state amongst other hill states of the country and it had been possible due to the hard work of the people adding that the per capita income of the State as of today was Rs. 1,30,067 as compared to Rs. 240 in 1948.
Earlier, he inaugurated Kashang-Akappa Canal (FIS) at Rarang completed with an outlay of Rs. 12.44 crore benefitting five surrounding villages. He also laid foundation stone of rupees three crore sewerage scheme at Ribba to benefit about 3500 people, Rs. 22 lakh Sarai Bhawan at Gramang and Rs. 1.30 crore sewerage system at Rarang to benefit as many as 1100 people of the area.