Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at New Delhi today.
It was a courtesy call after becoming the Chief Minister.
A spokeman said besides discussing issues of various development projects under implementation in Himachal Pradesh the Chief Minister also requested for liberal assistance from the Centre for ongoing development works.
Sukhu assured the Prime Minister that the state government will effectively implement the centrally launched schemes, ‘Pradhanmantri Gati Shakti Yojna which is aimed to revolutionise infrastructure and ‘Parvatmala Yojna for construction of ropeways, the spokesman said.
He said that both these schemes would benefit the people of the hill state adding further that connectivity and infrastructure development were the main focus areas of the present government besides generating employment avenues.
Sukhu also honoured the Prime Minister with a traditional memento, Himachali Shawl and cap.
Prime Minister Modi congratulated Sukhu on becoming the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh and assured of all possible support to the state, the spokesman said.