Gaur-Lata, the pride of Balrampur, will be turned into a tourist destination: Chief Minister
Promotion of local tourism, boost in opportunities for employment
Chhattisgarh’s highest peak, Gaurlata, located at the northern end of Chhattisgarh, is an incredible place from the perspective of tourism. The district administration is continuously promoting tourism at the local level. Mr. Vijay Dayaram, the Collector of the Balrampur-Ramanujganj district, has prepared a new action plan to provide the local residents of Gaurlata with new employment opportunities. All these plans will now gain momentum because the Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, considering the significance of Gaurlata, has decided to turn it into a tourist destination.
Gaurlata – The highest peak of Chhattisgarh
Gaurlata, situated at a height of 1225 m. is Chhattisgarh’s highest peak. It affords spectacular views of diverse forest regions located at the borders of Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. Many caves and natural waterfalls are located on these hills. Currently, this place is a favorite spot for local residents for tourism, but after being declared a tourist destination, this place will be promoted in a better way.
Gaurlata, a favorite destination of local mountaineers
Gaurlata, the highest peak of the Samri Tehsil region of the district, is the highest peak of Chhattisgarh, is the favorite destination for mountaineers, and is also famous for trekking. Administrative teams and local groups conduct mountaineering on Gaurlata as a message to promote tourism in the region. That being said, tourists are still facing difficulties due to difficult roads.
To overcome this difficulty, the Balrampur district administration and local representatives have been making efforts in this direction and now, after the announcement of the Chief Minister, Gaurlata will be declared the pride of Balrampur, which will provide opportunities of employment to the local people, and gorgeous views of nature to the tourists.
Statues of Martyrs from Balrampur ramanujganj district have been installed in this park
To commemorate the sacrifices and contributions of the martyrs for ever, a "Shaheed Park" has been established in Balrampur Ramanujganj district. This is the first ever Shaheed Park of Chhattisgarh. Chief Ministers Mr Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated the "Shaheed Park" today on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
In this park located at Shahid chowk of Balrampur, statues of Martyrs namely constable Anil khalko sub inspector Nabaur Kujur, head constable Manazarul Haq, sub inspector Masih Bhushan Lakra, head constable Ram Sai Ram have been installed. Below the statues, the biodata of these Martyrs has been engraved, so that people may learn about their invaluable contribution and sacrifices. Large number of people are visiting Shaheed Park to pay respect to these brave souls of the nation.
With this initiative of Chief Minister Mr Bhupesh Baghel, honouring and remembrance of Martyrs will not remain confined to one day, rather they would be cherished and remembered everyday. People will get inspired by the stories of bravery sacrifices of these martyrs.
Sunita thanked Chief Minister for getting her ration card issued in such a short span
Balrampur : As per the instructions of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, Mrs. Sunita Kumharia, a resident of village Kochli in Balrampur district, was issued BPL ration card on the very next day. Taking quick action on the instructions of Chief Minister, the officials concerned not only made the ration card but also delivered the ration card to the house of the beneficiary the very next morning. Overjoyed on receiving her ration card so quickly, Mrs. Sunita expressed her gratitude to Chief Minister.
It is worth mentioning that Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel is on a visit to Surguja division these days. On Thursday, May 05, while Chief Minister was interacting with the people of Daura village, Mrs. Sunita of Kochli village narrated her financial difficulties, and requested Chief Minister to issue a BPL ration card on her name. In response to her request, Chief Minister Mr. Baghel directed the department officers concerned to issue ration cards immediately as per her eligibility. Mrs. Sunita was found eligible for BPL category and she was issued a ration card by Food Department the very next morning. It is noteworthy that Mrs. Sunita Kumharia is eligible for BPL ration card. She is receiving BPL pension regularly, but the ration card she was issued earlier was of APL category.