In his first meeting with Prime Minister Modi after becoming the Chief Minister, Rawat said that it is because of his visionary thinking that the grand form of Shri Kedarnath Dham has developed and the framework is also being prepared in relation to Shri Badrinath Dham.
According to a government release issued here, Rawat invited the prime minister to inaugurate the Badri-Kedar development project once the situation returned to normalcy.
Expressing gratitude for the approval of three Doppler radars by the Central Government, the Chief Minister also requested the Prime Minister to provide 10 small Doppler radars.
The Chief Minister also requested the Prime Minister to establish AIIMS in the Kumaon region of the state or to establish a branch of AIIMS Rishikesh there.
Rawat requested for special grant from the Center to develop Uttarakhand as a completely organic state due to being a mountainous state and study about the study of glaciers and conservation of water sources in the Himalayan region with very sensitive environment. He also stressed on the establishment of ‘Glacial and Water Resources Research Center’ in Uttarakhand.
The Chief Minister also presented Kandali’s jacket to the Prime Minister during the meeting which lasted for about half an hour. During this, he thanked Prime Minister Modi for making free corona vaccination of all Indians above the age of 18 in the country and giving free food grains to 80 crore people.