Sukhu lays the foundation stone of rupees one crore Sirmauri Haat in Puruwala of Paonta Sahib

Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu today laid the foundation stone of Sirmauri Haat at Puruwala in Paonta Sahib Assembly constituency of Sirmaur district.  This three-storeyed Haat will have all basic facilities to be constructed in 450 square meters area for which rupees one crore has been sanctioned.

 The Chief Minister said that this Haat would be constructed on the lines of ‘She Haat’ set up in Sarahan of Sirmaur district. It will go a long way in strengthening the economy of the area besides providing a better platform to the local people, to showcase and sell their handicrafts and food cuisines he said and added that members of the local Gram Panchayat and self-help groups of the surrounding areas would also get employment opportunities from this endeavor. Traditional dishes of the Sirmaur district would also be available in the Haat, which will provide the tourists an opportunity to better understand the rich lifestyle and traditions of the region. He said that the state government was making untiring efforts to strengthen the rural economy. 

While interacting informally with media persons, the Chief Minister said that during his visit to Dubai, he had invited the investors to invest in power, tourism and green energy sectors in the state and also assured them of providing all possible assistance. He said that the state government was making concerted efforts to encourage environment friendly investment to ensure sustainable industrial development. Investors from Dubai will visit Himachal in January next year, he added.

Innovative initiatives are being taken with a positive approach to realize the vision of making the state self-reliant. These efforts are being appreciated in the country as well as abroad, the Chief Minister said.

Chief Parliamentary Secretary Sanjay Awasthi, MLAs Sukh Ram Chaudhary, Vinay Kumar, Ajay Solanki, former MLA Kirnesh Jung, Deputy Commissioner Sumit Khimta, Superintendent of Police Raman Kumar Meena, Congress State Spokesperson and Secretary, Rupendra Thakur, Congress State Secretary, Avneet Singh Lamba and Dayal Pyari, Director Jogindra Bank, Asgar Ali, member BoD of Food and Civil Supplies Corporation, Naseema Begum, member BoD of State Cooperative Bank Bharat Bhushan Mohil, Congress Party Office Bearers, representatives of Panchayati Raj institutions and members of self-help groups were also present on the occasion amongst others.

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