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Madhya Pradesh creates new records of development with public support

26 Jan 2018
Madhya Pradesh creates new records of development with public support

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that plots will be made available to all eligible homeless families. For this a Bhukhand Adhikar Abhiyan is being launched. CM Chouhan called upon people that they honestly fulfil their responsibilities in their respective fields. They should act according to the Constitution and dedicate themselves to Madhya Pradesh Nirman. The Chief Minister was addressing people after the flag hoisting at the Republic Day ceremony organized at Guna district headquarters today. The Chief Minister took the salute of the parade at the ceremony and extended his best wishes on Republic Day to people.

Journey of prosperity to continue

CM Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh has set new records of development in Madhya Pradesh. This has become possible only with the public and government standing unitedly. He said that the journey to prosperity will continue. Discussing growth expansion the Chief Minister said that the growth rate is in two numbers and agriculture growth rate has been 18-20 per cent per year. He said that the budget of the state has exceeded Rs two lakh crore besides there has been a remarkable rise in the per capita income. Growth rate of Madhya Pradesh is more than the average growth of the country. CM Chouhan said that an Inclusive Growth Policy has been adopted to pay more attention to the growth of all sections of the society.

Making a mention of growth in various areas CM Chouhan said that by the end of this year five lakh houses in urban areas and 10 lakh housing units will be constructed by year 2022. Similarly, 3 lakh families will be given free gas connections by next year under Ujjwala Yojana.

On welfare of the elderly, CM Chouhan said that old age pension of Rs 116 crore will be deposited in the accounts of 36 lakh pensioners every month with a single click. There will no bondage of poverty line to give benefit of pension scheme to widows. Reiterating the state government’s commitment for the welfare of the disabled the Chief Minister said that unique cards have been issued to nearly one lakh 67 thousand disabled persons this year. This is the maximum in the country.

Government to bear expenses of education of bright students

On the progress made in the field of education the chief Minister said that there has been a 2.75 times rise in the number of high schools and 2.5 times rise in the number higher secondary schools in state in the last 10 years. As many as 19 thousand students of Class 12 have been given Rs 25000 each to purchase computer for scoring more marks. Bright students from poor sections will not be deprived ofr higher education due to lack of funds. For this government will bear expenses under Mukhya Mantri Medhavi Chhatra Protsahan Yojana.

Only one category of teachers

The Chief Minister said that only one category of teachers will be made for better quality in school education so that employees in the teaching work will be able to pay more attention to their work. He said that efforts are being made to provide more facilities for higher education for poor children.

Trauma unit in district hospitals

On the innovative efforts in the health sector the Chief Minister said that there is a record decline of maximum 10 numbers in the last one year in child mortality rate. The immunization rate has risen to 90 per cent. He told that trauma units will be set up in all district hospitals and CT scan facility will be made available in selected 19 district hospitals. Focusing on health of women, women health camps will be organized in the state from March 8 to 30. MBBS seats are being increased in Medical colleges. He said that a scheme has been launched to remove malnutrition in which 11.5 lakh school children will be given jaggery-groundnut chikkis for three days in a week. Take home ration arrangement will be entrusted to Women Self-Help Groups of district level associations.

Skill development of 7.5 lakh youths every year

CM Chouhan said that power from waste units are being established in six big cities. Through the Group Nal Jal Schemes, pure drinking water is being provided to 56 lakh population of nearly 5000 villages. Villages with 1000 population will be connected to Nal Jal schemes. Stressing on the need of skill promotion for employment CM Chouhan said 7.5 lakh youths will be connected to skill development and the same number of youths will be connected to rozgar and swarozgar under Youth Empowerment Mission. He told that an international level Global Skill Park is being set up with the help of Asian Development Bank in Bhopal.

CM Chouhan said that more than 23 lakh families have been connected to more than two lakh self-help groups under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana. Skill training has been given to one lakh 6 thousand beneficiaries and more than 52 thousand beneficiaries have been engaged in employment and self-employment under National Urban Livelihood Mission.

No polluted water in Narmada

On the unique Narmada Seva Yatra organized for Narmada river conservation, the Chief Minister said that the Narmada Seva Mission has been constituted to give shape to the campaign for conservation of Narmada river. More than six crore saplings have been planted in Narmada catchment. As many as 4000 shantidhams have been constructed on the river bank and 250 toilets are being constructed. The construction of five ghats has also begun. Sewerage treatment plants are being set up to prevent polluted water from entering the river.

The Chief Minister said that foundation has been laid for establishing the 108 ft high ashtadhatu statue of Adi Shankaracharya at Omkareshwar. Ekatm Yatra was taken out to take his ekatm darshan from door to door. A Sanskritik Chetna Nyas has been constituted in his memory.

Rs 1500 crore benefit to farmers under Bhavantar scheme

On the remarkable progress in agriculture sector the Chief Minister said that Madhya Pradesh is the only state in the country to have acquired more than 18 percent yearly average agriculture growth rate in the last four years. He said that the Bhavantar scheme has been launched as a historic step towards compensating farmers for their loss due to recession in the international market. Farmers have acquired minimum support price benefits. Nearly 12 lakh farmers have got benefit of nearly Rs 1500 crore.

Samadhan Yojana for defaulter farmers

On the efforts to reduce the expenses on farming for farmers, CM Chouhan said that nearly 17 lakh farmers have received benefit of zero percent interest rate. Farmers who have become defaulters in cooperative banks due to some reasons will also be provided the facility of loans on zero percent interest. Samadhan Yojana has been introduced for such farmers.

About importance of irrigation in enhancing agricultural production, CM Chouhan said that by year 2025 the irrigation capacity will be increased by 60 lakh hectares. Work on projects linking Nrmade-Parvati, Narmada-Kalisindh rivers has begun. He said that the state has become fully self-reliant in power sector. He said that five lakh temporary connections will be made permanent by June next year under the Mukhya Mantri Permanent Agriculture Pump Schemes.

Every village to be connected to road network

On efforts to strengthen road network the Chief Minister said that so far more than 75 km roads have been constructed in rural areas. No village in the state will remain without roads.

Reiterating his resolve for development of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe the Chief Minister said that a five-year integrated scheme for the development of these categories is being prepared. About the welfare of minority sector CM Chouhan said that about 1.5 lakh cases of scholarships have been sent to the Government of India. The Chief Minister said that in the direction of women empowerment, 27 lakh girls have received benefir under Ladli Lakshmi Yojana. One stop centres have been started in 18 districts and very soon these centres will be opened in eight other districts.

Investment scenario changing

On the changing investment scenario CM Chouhan said that invest portal has been made to facilitate investors. As many as 22 new industrial areas have been set up this year at a cost of Rs 2300 crore in state. He said that the incentive scheme for micro, small and medium industrial units will become effective from April month.

About Mukhya Mantri Yuva Udyami Yojana, Krishak Udyami Yojana, Mukhya Mantri Arthik Kalyan Yojana, Mukhya Mantri Swarozgar Yojana, Mukhya Mantri Yuva Udyami Yojana, CM Chouhan said that six lakh youths have benefitted from these schemes. He said that the Shramoday schools established in Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior and Jabalpur on the lines of public schools will provide admission to 3200 children in this academic session. In the direction of good governance, the Chief Minister said that the “Samadhan Ek Din Mein” scheme is being implemented. Under this people will be able to get selected pubic services on the same day.

Essential changes to be made in Land Revenue Code

About the improvements in revenue administration, the Chief Minister said that last year about 11.5 lakh revenue cases were settled. About 10 lakh undisputed transfer and property distribution cases were settled in the revenue campaign. Free copies of 4.25 crore khasra khatounis were given to farmers. He said that committee has been formed for making essential changes in the land-revenue code.

CM Chouhan said that Water Tourism Centres are being developed in 15 watershed areas. Jal Mahotsav will be started in Gandhi Sagar this year. Statue of Bharat Mata and Veer Bharat Parisar will be constructed in Bhopal.

Sand mines to be started next month

The Chief Minister told that a huge number of sand mines will begin next month under the new sand mining policy. Charan Paduka Yojana is being started for tendu patta collectors. Under this scheme more than 21 lakh collectors will be given shoes, slippers, water bottles and sarees will be given to women tendu patta collectors. The Chief Minister said that arrangements have been made to leave essential commodities at over 172 places under the Happiness Department.

Death penalty to rapists

With the aim to controlling crimes against women, CM Chouhan said that those guilty of gangrape or rape of girls below 12 years will be awarded death penalty. This law will come into force after approval from the Centre. He also mentioned Dial 100 system, efforts like installation of CCTV cameras in the cities