SHIMLA-13 July, 2019-Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur met Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani at Gandhinagar yesterday. Industry Minister Bikram Singh was also accompanied Chief Minister for this official meeting.

During the meeting, Jai Ram Thakur showed keen interest in new initiatives taken by Gujarat government to ensure transparent and progressive administration and public delivery system.

Vijay Rupani apprised Jai Ram Thakur about the overall working and monitoring system of CM Dashboard.

Jai Ram Thakur was impressed by the monitoring of Sujlam Sufflam Jal Abhiyaan and direct communication with all District Collectors, DDOs, ASP via video conferencing through CM Dashboard.

Jai Ram Thakur appreciated the Digital Gujarat portal and on hand availability of evaluation of work of government departments, their indicators and database of implementation of Central schemes in Gujarat on CM Dashboard.

Gujarat's Chief Minister apprised Jai Ram Thakur about real time monitoring of public services-ST bus service-108 Emergency service etc through this Dashboard and extension of public service model by maintenance of street lights in urban areas etc.

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MoUs worth Rs. 23,000 crore signed for investment in Himachal:CM

MoUs worth Rs. 23,000 crore were signed to bring investments to Himachal and state was ready to surge forward on the road of development. This was stated by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while interacting with media persons at Circuit House, Mandi. He said that in our honest effort to bring investment in every sector of the state, road shows in India and abroad were organized along with the meetings with foreign ambassadors and big industrialists in the past few months which has helped in branding of Himachal.

He said that investors were made aware about availability of favourable atmosphere, strong law and order, peaceful, pollution free and pristine environment, and uninterrupted power supply at affordable prices which make Himachal a favourable destination for investment.

Chief Minister said that Global Investor Meet will be held on 7 and 8 November, 2019 in Dharamshala and getting together of investors and industrialists here will bring a big change for the development of state. He also said that various steps are being taken for development of new tourist destinations in Bilaspur and Mandi to facilitate tourists. He said that efforts are being made to build Shiv Dham and develop lake on Beas River. Efforts are also being made to develop tourist spots for facilitating tourists visiting Manali.