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Champawat to be developed as role model for hill states: Dhami

By Our Staff Reporter 
CHAMPAWAT, 20 Jun: Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that Champawat being developed as a model district would become a role model not only for Uttarakhand but for all the Himalayan states. The innovative projects being done for the development of Champawat will serve as a guideline for all the hilly states and districts of the country. Along with the district administration engaged in developing Champawat district as a model district, the Chief Minister directed all concerned stakeholders that 100 percent documentation in this regard should be brought to the ground and it should be continuously monitored.
Pushkar Singh Dhami, participated in the presence of the representatives of the Chief Scientific Adviser Office, Government of India, in the Secretariat on Tuesday, in the review of the work done to develop  district Champawat as “Adarsh ​​district Champawat” and in connection with the upcoming programs.
On this occasion, Dhami released the Climate Adaptive Agriculture booklet prepared by the representatives of the Office of the Chief Scientific Advisor, Government of India, based on the possibility of development according to the geographical conditions of Champawat, the structure of development based on science and technology.
He reviewed the online dashboard based on different geographical locations of Champawat, and the online dashboard based on the progress of various departmental schemes running under district Champawat. He said that such online dashboards would also be developed on a large scale in the state of Uttarakhand.
The Chief Minister further said that the work done by the representatives from the Office of the Chief Scientific Advisor visiting Champawat will certainly play an important role in the development of Champawat and Uttarakhand. He said that the state will be developed according to Champawat district which is full of different geographical conditions. In the coming time, there is a plan to start many big projects as pilot projects in the Champawat district.
Pushkar Singh Dhami said that UCOST has an important role in developing Champawat as a model district. He said that work is being done at a fast pace to make Uttarakhand a model state amongst the entire Himalayan states. He said that Champawat is covered with natural beauty, a clean environment and temples. We have to touch new heights of development by finding possibilities in all these.
The Chief Minister said that through science and technology, plans should also be made on how development can be established within the district Champawat. He said that attention is also being given to basic facilities like agriculture, horticulture and health education.
Director General UCOST Prof Durgesh Pant informed that a science center will be established in Champawat district. Along with this, the Himalayan Knowledge Corridor is also being developed for the entire Himalayan states. He said that UCOST is constantly working to advance development plans by coordinating with each department. Documentation of each scheme is also being done.
During this program, Additional Chief Secretary Radha Raturi, Principal Secretary RK Sudhanshu, Additional Secretary Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser Dr Preeti Baijal, Rahul Nair, Prof RM Pant, Vice Chancellor, Central University of Assam, District Magistrate Champawat Narendra Singh Bhandari and others were present through VC.