Harshvardhan Chouhan concluded the 26th three-day sports competitions in Nainidhar
Nahan 7 September. Where fairs and festivals are the reflection of our rich culture, they play an important role in establishing mutual love, harmony and harmony in the society.
Industry, AYUSH and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Harshvardhan Chauhan said this while addressing a huge gathering while presiding over the prize distribution ceremony of 26th sports competitions on the occasion of Laadi Mahotsav 2023 organized at Nainidhar in Shillai assembly constituency.
The Industries Minister said that along with the entire Himachal Pradesh, there has been a huge loss of life and property in Sirmaur district as well. He said that a loss of about Rs 10,000 crore has been caused due to cloudbursts and landslides in the state. He said that the state government monitored relief and rescue operations day and night and temporary roads, electricity and water were restored immediately. He said that the permanent construction of the projects would take time. He said that Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu is sensitive to provide relief to the affected people in this hour of calamity and the Chief Minister himself has taken the lead from the beginning.
He said that Himachal Pradesh has got a strong government under the leadership of Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu. Our government wants the state to become self-reliant and is working in this direction. He said that necessary posts are being filled in educational institutions and health institutions in remote and rural areas of the state. He said that under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, Rs 50 crore has been sanctioned for the construction of roads in Shillai area.
He said that the foundation stone of Rs 4.50 crore drinking water scheme has just been laid and my effort is to develop every village in the assembly constituency. He said that the previous government has left a debt of Rs 75000 crore. He said that pension has been provided to about one and a half lakh employees.
Harshvardhan Chouhan said that it is heartening to see that in today’s era of materialism and internet, the importance of fairs and festivals has not diminished in the rural areas of the state. A large number of people come to these fairs, meet each other, which strengthens the spirit of harmony, harmony and unity in the society. He said that the economy of the region is also strengthened by organizing fairs. People get a platform to sell local produce, the same people also buy the items they need on a large scale at one place.
Harshvardhan Chouhan said that good level sports competitions were organized in the fair. In these competitions, a suitable platform was provided to the players from different parts of Shillai assembly constituency to showcase their sporting talent. He said that sports is very important for life, sports not only leads to physical and mental development but also personality development. He said that sports is essential for every person and one must play some sport in life. With this, the youth can keep themselves safe from the widespread evils in the society and various kinds of addictions. He said that many players of the state have brought laurels to the country and the state by earning fame at the national and international level. He said that the state government is giving reservation to sportspersons in government jobs and providing them appointments on respectable posts.
Harsh Vardhan Chouhan called upon the youth to channelize their energy in positive works. He said that it is a matter of concern that many youths are falling into the trap of drugs and are causing destruction to their lives and families. He asked the youth to make their routine busy so that they can achieve new achievements in life. He also appealed to the parents to regularly monitor their children.
Harshvardhan Chouhan listened to the problems of the people at Shillai, the rest house of the Public Works Department. During this, elected representatives and various delegations from Shillai and surrounding Gram Panchayats appeared before the Industries Minister with their demands and problems. He tried to solve the problems of the people with the help of various departments. He said that he is available day and night to solve the problems of the people of his area.
Harshvardhan Chauhan bowed his head in the huge tableau taken out on the occasion of Guga Navami in Shillai Bazaar.
The Industries Minister announced an amount of Rs 10 lakh for the Government Senior Secondary School, Nainidhar, Rs 3 lakh for the community building, Nainidhar and Rs 5 lakh for the construction of the veterinary hospital building.
He also announced to give Rs 2 lakh for Kabaddi mat, Rs 2 lakh for stage construction and Rs 21 thousand for sports activities.
President of Sports and Cultural Youth Club Nainidhar, Amit Thakur welcomed the Industry Minister and gave information about sports competitions. He informed that about 400 players from a total of 40 teams of junior and senior category participated in various sports competitions in the three-day sports competitions. He said that the winner of junior Kabaddi team was given a cash prize of Rs 21 thousand and the runner-up Rs 11 thousand, while the winning team of senior Kabaddi team was given a cash prize of Rs 31 thousand and the runner-up Rs 15 thousand along with the trophy. Similarly, the winning teams of both junior and senior categories of the volleyball competition were given an amount of Rs 21,000 and the runners-up were given a trophy of Rs 11,000.
Block Congress Committee President Sitaram Sharma, Vice President Kundan Thakur, Jitendra Rana President Congress Sevadal Shillai, State Cooperative Bank Director Bharat Bhushan Mohil, BDC member Priyank Thakur, Pradhan Jagat Singh Thakur, Sports and Cultural Youth Club Nainidhar President Amit Thakur, Vice President. Anil Thakur, elected representatives of Panchayati Raj institutions, Congress Committee officials and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.