Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal laid the foundation stone of the Restoration and Renovation of ‘Paryavaran Bhawan’ at Press Villa, in US Club, here today. Chief Minister congratulated the Department of Environment for getting most suitable location for setting up of their headquarters in the heart of the town from where they would be in a position to carry their activities more effectively and also educate people about the importance of environment. He said that the government was sensitive towards protection of environment and had been motivating common man to be partof the campaign.

Suresh Bhardwaj, MLA, Ganesh Datt, Vice-Chairman, HIMUDA, Sanjay Chauhan, Mayor, Municipal Corporation, Tikender Panwar, Deputy Mayor, S.Roy, Chief Secretary, Manisha Nanda, Principal Secretary, Personnel, Dr. Nagin Nanda, Secretary Environment, S.S.Negi, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Sanjay Sood, Member Secretary, HP Pollution Control Board, Dr. M.P. Sood, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Lokender Chauhan, Managing Director, HP Tourism development Corporation, R.K. Sharma, Engineer-in-Chief IPH, other senior officers and prominent people of the town were present on the occasion.