Himachal secretariat gets new building


Shimla: Rs 43.07 crore building having modern amenities  
Shimla: Built at a cost of Rs 43.07 crore the Himachal Pradesh Secretariat Armsdale Building Phase-III has been occupied today.

The eight-storeyed building has modern amenities with parking facilities for 123 four-wheelers and 60 two-wheelers.

It includes various offices such as the Disaster Management Cell, Command and Control Centre, Tribal Development Office, Conference Hall, Meeting Hall, Rooms for officers and drivers as well as branches of the State Bank of India and Punjab National Bank.

After inaugurating the new building the state chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said the state was going through tough economic conditions, but expressed his confidence that Himachal could become self-reliant in the coming four years. As his government was taking economically prudent decisions. He said that the cooperation of the employees was also crucial.

He said the present state government has also taken decisions to enhance its financial resources and many tough decisions will be taken in the coming times. Also changes were being made at the administrative level.