Himachal flash floods: CM Sukhu announces rented accommodation support for victims in relief camps
Shimla, September 11: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Monday said the state government would provide rented accommodation to the affected living in the relief camps and the state government would pay the rent for these accommodations.
A direction in this regard was issued by Himachal CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu while presiding over the 'Monday Meeting' here to review implementation of various development schemes and programmes of the state government.
"Provision would be made to rent two and three room sets. Instructions have been issued to all the Deputy Commissioners in this regard," CM said. CM Sukhu also directed to speed up the schemes and development works.
During the meeting, Sukhu said Rs 10 crore would be released for maintenance and repair of roads damaged due to heavy rains in Shimla. He directed to complete the works of damaged roads and retaining walls etc. in Shimla on priority.
He said artificial intelligence (AI) related courses would be started in all the engineering colleges of the state from the next academic session.
The Chief Minister said the implementation of schemes for self-employment in the fisheries sector should be ensured from a scientific perspective. He directed to review the progress of the construction work of heliports on a weekly basis. He said there was immense potential for jackfruit cultivation in the state and the Agriculture Department should encourage farmers to cultivate jackfruit.
Sukhu also gave directions to develop an effective online system for applying for fitness certificate of vehicles and for appointment.
Chief Secretary Prabodh Saxena, Principal Secretaries Onkar Chand Sharma, Bharat Khera, RD Nazim, Devesh Kumar, Amandeep Garg and various Secretaries were present in the meeting.