Rs 50 crore inter-state bus stand to come up in Katni

12 Nov 2017
Rs 50 crore inter-state bus stand to come up in Katni

A Rs 50 crore inter-state bus stand will be built in Katni. This was announced by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during his visit to Katni in the second phase of Madhya Pradesh Vikas Yatra. He said that every possible work will be done for the all round development of the district. CM Chouhan mentioned about beginning a tehsil in Sleemanabad soon. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Shri Sanjay-Satyendra Pathak was also present at the programme.

CM Chouhan stressed on making efforts to revive Pulses industry in Katni. He said that the issue of pattas to Madhavnagar residents will soon be resolved. He said that the process of declaring Madhav Nagar area as Sindhi Teerth area will begin. The CM approved construction of a building for Government Girls College and a Rs 2.5 crore auditorium at Katni.

CM Chouhan also approved starting of evening classes at Government Polytechnic College and setting up a Rs 20 crore 200 –seater Nursing College at Katni.

During the Chief Minister’s Vikas Yatra, Katni city achieved the gift of yet another Ring Road. CM Chouhan announced construction of Ring Road to link Jabalpur National Highway No-7 with Katni-Shahdol National Highway No. 78 at a cost of Rs 81 crores. The Chief Minister announced to upgrade district hospital with a capacity of 150 beds and construction of Rs 10 crore multi level parking at the Old Court. He also announced road widening between Chandak Chowk and Juhla Rapta.

Government for full support to farmers

The Chief Minister said that the state government is with them in all times of difficulty. The Bhavantar Yojana will continue as usual. CM Chouhan said that the poor will be given padukas under Charan Paduka Yojana. Water bottles will also be distributed to Tendu leaf and Mahua pluckers. It is not good that man has to carry the weight of another man, hence cycle rickshaw owners will gradually be made owners of e-rickshaws and will also be provided land pattas. Campaign has been launched for the redressal of undisputed transfers, undisputed property distribution cases. If any eligible beneficiary remains left out, the officer and employee concerned will be fined with Rs one lakh for keeping the case pending. CM Chouhans said that state’s girls will have 50 percent reservation in teachers’ jobs in state. Similarly there will be 33 percent reservation for women in all departments. The state government is coming up with a Public Protection Bill in the winter session which will be further sent o the President to form a law. This law will ensure death by hanging for criminals charged with child sex abuse. The Chief Minister administered the oath for fulfilling responsibility of building a new Madhya Pradesh to the people. He said that the aim is to make the state the most prosperous and most development in not just in India but the entire world.

MoS Shri Pathak said that the CM fulfilled all demands for development of Vijayraghavgarh Vidhan Sabha. MLA Shri Sandeep Jaiswal and Mayor Shri Shashank Shrivastava also addressed the programme.

Over Rs 645 crore gifts to district

The Chief Minister dedicated and performed bhumi-poojan of 5 development works worth Rs 645 crore 83 lakh and 68 thousand. He performed bhumi-poojan of development works of Rs 322 crore 99 lakhs of the Nagar Palika Nigam. CM Chouhan distributed benefits to the beneficiaries of various schemes including Ladli Lakshmi, Chief Minister’s Women Empowerment, Chief Minister’s Young Entrepreneur, Cooperative Innovations, Mukhya Mantri Swarozgar, Mukhya Mantri Arthik Kalyan, Samajik Ekjutata and Sansthagat Vikasghatak etc. People were provided information about various government schemes through stalls of various departments at the programme.

MPs Shri Nagendra Singh and Shri Gyan Singh, MLA Shri Moti Kashyap, District Panchayat President Smt. Mamta Patel, Samaj Kalyan Board Chairman Smt. Padma Shukla, KDA Chairman and other public representatives were present on the occasion.

Katni carry bags registered in World Book of Records

Use of waste paper has made history in Katni district. By doing this work, the message has been spread that everything is useful. The effort made to create awareness towards environment in Jhinjhri village in the district has created history. Not less than 50 thousand carry bags were manufactured in one place out of waste paper in the Chief Minister’s presence. This record made in Katni has been registered in the “Book of World Records”. The Chief Minister praised the district administration for this effort. He said that if we have to save life, we must save environment also. The biggest enemy of environment is polythene. We should try to restrict its use to the minimum.