The Newz Radar
Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Tuesday.
It was a courtesy call after becoming the Chief Minister. Besides discussing issues of various development projects under implementation in the State, the Chief Minister requested for liberal assistance from the Centre for giving fillip to the ongoing development works.
The Chief Minister assured the Prime Minister that the state government would effectively implement the centrally launched schemes, including Pradhanmantri Gati Shakti Yojana which is aimed to revolutionise infrastructure and Parvatmala Yojana for construction of ropeways. He said that both these schemes would immensely benefit the people of the state, adding further that connectivity and infrastructure development were one of the main focus areas of the present government besides generating employment avenues for the people.
The Chief Minister also honoured the Prime Minister with traditional memento, Himachali shawl and a cap.
The Prime Minister congratulated Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on becoming the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh and assured of all possible support to the state.