In the 23rd meeting of the Central Zonal Council held in Bhopal under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, CM Dhami said something like this.

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami participated in the 23rd meeting of the Central Zonal Council held in Bhopal under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The Chief Minister, with the help of the Center, started a special campaign for the rejuvenation of natural water sources in the mountainous region and the importance of eco-system services in the allocation of resources among the states and floating population in the allocation of financial resources by the Central Government. requested to be retained. The Chief Minister also requested for cooperation in Uttarakhand for a strong weather forecasting system, infrastructure with Doppler radar. The Chief Minister also requested to organize the next meeting of the Central Zonal Council in Devbhoomi, Uttarakhand.
Expressing gratitude for the cooperation of the Central Government in the development of the state, Chief Minister Dhami said that under the able guidance of the Prime Minister, the reconstruction work of Shri Kedarpuri, the master plan of the holy Badrinath Dham and the construction work of Rishikesh-Karnprayag rail project is on a war footing. . The state government is moving forward to implement Uniform Civil Code in the state.
The Chief Minister said that keeping in view the inaccessible geographical conditions of the state in the determination of centrally funded schemes, special attention should be paid by the Government of India to prepare state-friendly tailor made schemes in place of One Scheme Fit All. The state will benefit from tourism, horticulture and aromatic plant based central schemes.
Suggesting to link the rainy rivers with glacier based rivers on scientific basis, the Chief Minister said that it would not only benefit the state of Uttarakhand but the entire nation. The Chief Minister also suggested starting a special campaign for the rejuvenation of natural water sources in the mountainous region with the help of the Government of India. He also requested for cooperation from the Government of India for the speedy implementation of the stalled hydroelectric projects of Uttarakhand.
The Chief Minister said that the state of Uttarakhand is providing important eco-system services to the nation by conserving its forests, bushes and glaciers. According to a study by the prestigious Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal, the annual value of these ecological services is at least Rs. 95,000 crore has been estimated. The Chief Minister requested to give importance to these ecological services in the allocation of resources among the states.
The Chief Minister said that a large number of pilgrims and tourists from the country and abroad travel to the state. The population of Uttarakhand is about 1.25 crore, but every year about six crore people come to Uttarakhand in the form of floating population. In this way, the state government has to make arrangements for infrastructure facilities for about 1.25 crore people. Therefore, in view of the limited resources of the state, this important fact of floating population should also be kept in mind in the allocation of financial resources by the central government.
The Chief Minister said that it is imperative to connect the border areas of Uttarakhand by road, railway and air. The all-weather road should be extended up to the marginal area. Tanakpur to Bageshwar railway line should be constructed in Kumaon division of the state. Due to limited resources, the state of Uttarakhand should get exemption on the condition of sharing more than 50 percent in the cost of railway projects. The Chief Minister said that at present there are Naini Saini, Gauchar, Chinyalisaur airstrips in the state. There is a need to expand them and build other heliports from strategic point of view. The establishment of a new airport in Chaukhutia area, located between Kumaon and Garhwal region and near the summer capital of the state, is very important from the economic and strategic point of view.
The Chief Minister said that keeping in view the vulnerability of Uttarakhand to disaster, the state needed a strong weather forecasting system, infrastructure with Doppler radar. The Chief Minister requested for the speedy approval of the proposed work under Bharat Net-2 project for providing connectivity in 5942 gram panchayats without mobile and internet connectivity in Uttarakhand under Bharat Net-2 project.
Chief Minister Dhami requested to reduce the amount of 10 percent to be kept in the account of the National Authority under CAMPA to 2 percent. He said that this remaining 8 percent amount could be used for implementation of public interest and welfare schemes related to conservation and promotion of forest and wildlife under the activities permitted in CAMPA in view of the extreme geographical conditions of the state.
The Chief Minister said that Him Prahari Yojana is proposed to be implemented in the snow-covered areas of the marginal districts of the State. Information, relief and rescue work, border security training, awareness, self-defense training will be done by the Him Prahari team at the time of divine calamities. He requested the Government of India for financial assistance for this.

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