Finance Minister announces Rs 25 lakh from CDF for upgradation of school infrastructure; ESI Model Hospital to be setup at Lassipora
SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 02: Minister for Finance, Labour, Employment and Culture, Dr Haseeb Drabu today announced that Government Boys High School Tahab in district Pulwama would be upgraded as a Model School.
Responding to the other issues raised by the deputation, the Minister said that the Government has already announced a Treasury for Tahab which would be established there soon. He said the Government is also planning to utilize around 1000 kanals of state land at Chandgam karewa to establish an institution of repute there. He said to augment the power supply position in the area, a Receiving Station is also being setup at Chandgam. He said the work on upgradation of road from Pulwama to Lassipora via Tahab is also going on at full pace and it would be macadamized during the next working season.
Dr Drabu said a Model Hospital under ESI scheme is being established at Lassipora to improve the healthcare facilities in the area. He said a proposal is also under consideration of the Government to construct a shopping complex at Industrial Growth Centre (IGC) Lassipora where local unemployed youth can sell niche agriculture products including saffron, apple, almonds etc.
He said some more development projects are in the pipeline for the area which would rejuvenate the economic activity there.