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CM discusses Chaukhutiya airstrip & other issues with Defence minister

Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat met the Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh and discussed various issues with him on Tuesday. Rawat informed Singh about the status of the proposed coast guard recruitment centre in Dehradun.

The CM further said that the proposal for building an airstrip at Chaukhutiya near the summer capital Gairsain had been submitted to the Central government. Apart from being near Gairsain, it is also important from the strategic viewpoint, he said. The CM also thanked Singh for establishing a road link from Dharchula to Lipulekh to initiate a road link for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. The duo also discussed issues regarding the opening of a Sainik school in Rudraprayag district.

The Defence minister said that the soldiers from Uttarakhand have always made important contributions to the protection of the nation’s borders. Rawat also informed him about the rescue and relief works undertaken after the Chamoli disaster.

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

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