Uttarakhand Chief Minister Triviendra Singh Rawat is happy with the success of the ‘Raibar’ programme held in Dehradun recently. Raibar was an attempt by the state government to utilise the expertise of highlanders successful in various fields in development of the hill state. An interactive function was hosted in the state capital on 5 November.
The Chief Minister was sharing his experiences while interacting with a team of The Statesman, led by Vice President (Marketing) Vipin Kharbanda, in Dehradun.
Trivendra Singh Rawat said, “Hosted as a part of the state formation day celebration, the Raibar programme was a success. Hill people have brought laurels for the state by excelling in different fields. They were invited to participate in Raibar. For ten long hours marathon discussion took place on development of Uttarakhand. We will be preparing future course of action based on ideas of experts shared in the meet.”
Coast Guard director Rajendra Singh hails from Uttarakhand and he too participated in the Raibar function. The Coast Guard will open a recruitment centre in Uttarakhand.
The National Technical Research Organisation, an agency under the National Security Advisor in the Prime Minister’s office, will start operations in Uttarakhand by early next year. NSA Ajit Doval is from Pauri.
Another son of Pauri, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat too has extended help for development of Uttarakhand.
CM Trivendra Rawat is also keen on rejuvenating the Rispana and Koshi rivers.
The Statesman’s Vipin Kharbanda presented a copy of pictorial book ‘President Pranab Mukherjee – A Statesman’ to the Uttarakhand Chief Minister. Devendra Singh and Nishant Kumar Singh were also present on the occasion.