DHARAMSHALA, Feb. 13 -- Famous for paragliding, Bir Billing in Baijnath will be developed into a major adventure sport destination under the 'Nai Rahein Nai Manzilein' scheme, chief minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Wednesday.

Thakur also announced that a Jal Shakti division will be opened in Baijanth. He was addressing a public meeting in Baijnath on the first day of his winter sojourn to Kangra district.

He said around 58,000 people had benefitted from the Rs.58 crore sanctioned under the HimCare scheme.

"The state government has launched the Grihini Suvidha Yojana to cover families not covered under Ujjawala Yojana," he said, adding that the state government had given a no-objection certificate to the Government of India to upgrade the ...