The Public Works, Youth Services, and Sports Minister Vikramaditya Singh today inspected roads and buildings damaged by heavy rains and disaster in Lunsu (Sunni), Ghanahatti, and Banuti.
After inspecting the closed Sunni-Luhri road in Sunni, he said that this road would be repaired soon so that the traffic in Upper Shimla could be made smooth and safe. He also gave necessary guidelines to the officers in this regard.
Regarding the problem of illegal mining going on in the state, Vikramaditya Singh said that he would take up the matter with the Chief Minister and Industries Minister to formulate a strong policy in this regard so that illegal mining could be controlled and construction materials would be distributed between the National Highways Authority, Public Works Department and Jal Shakti could be made available to the department, in return for which the government gets a royalty.
The Public Works Minister also inspected the damaged Nalhatti road on the occasion. A large part of the road has been damaged due to heavy rains, he said. He directed the departmental officers to prepare alternative routes so that proper transport facilities could be made available to the people of the Nalhatti area.
He also instructed the officials of the National Highways Authority to make proper arrangements for drainage.
After this, the Public Works Minister inspected the damaged Ghayla road and the completely damaged building in Banuti. He said that the Ghayla road would be restored at the earliest, in this context he also gave necessary guidelines to the concerned authorities.
Former MLA Sohan Lal Kashyap, Mandal President Shimla Rural, local public and departmental officers were present on the occasion.