19 May 2012

Uttarkashi District was important in view of tourism and pilgrimage

Uttarkashi/Dehradun 18 May:
          Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said that looking into the positive attitude of Central Government towards enhancing tourism in the state; the present need was to work faster in preparing development programs from State Government's side.
Mr. Bahuguna chairing the meeting of government officers in District Headquarter on Friday said that Uttarkashi District was important in view of tourism and pilgrimage and concrete steps had to be taken in this direction. Stressing on providing better facilities for tourists he directed the officers to ensure better traffic management.
Chief Minister Bahuguna said that Centre would be requested for timely completion of Tambakhani Tunnel renovation work under Varunavat Package. He directed the officers to maintain coordination with Border Road Organization for repair work of Gangotri Motor Road and also asked them to expedite widening work of Nagun-Bhavan Road. He asked them to ensure quality in the works also instructed them to visit villages to redress grievances of general public. He instructed them to present him the list of development works pending in government level and ensure their timely completion.
Present on the occasion were Gangotri MLA Vijaypal Singh Sajwan, District Magistrate Dr. Rajesh Kumar, SP Rajiv Swaroop, former MLA Kedar Singh Rawat, Congress leader Ghananand Nautiyal, Chief Development Officer MS Kutiyal, ADM VS Dhanik amongst others.
Earlier on his arrival to Uttarkashi, Chief Minister also paid his obeisance in Vishwanath Temple and prayed for prosperity of the State.

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