Chhattisgarh

CM virtually releases total amount of Rs 1124 crore 92 lakh to the bank accounts of farmers, livestock farmers, landless agricultural labourers, women groups and tendu patta collecting families

CM virtually releases total amount of Rs 1124 crore 92 lakh to the bank accounts of farmers, livestock farmers, landless agricultural labourers, women groups and tendu patta collecting families

Raipur:
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that Chhattisgarh government is committed to
financially empower the villages and the cities, bring justice to the
underprivileged, make people of Chhattisgarh prosperous, capable and
self-reliant and help them develop entrepreneurial skills. This strategy of
Chhattisgarh Government is the model of development that is being discussed
across the country.

He
was addressing the program organized at his residence office in Raipur today
for direct transfer of funds to the accounts of beneficiaries under various
schemes. Chief Minister further said that every sector in the state is rapidly
progressing. New avenues of employment have been opened, innovations have taken
place. Unemployment rate in Chhattisgarh has shrunk to only 1.7 per cent, which
is way less than the national average of 7.4 per cent. Godhan Nyay Yojana,
Suraji Gaon Yojana, collection and processing of minor forest produce have
positively transformed the rural economy and villages in the state. Today,
Godhan Nyay Yojana is being appreciated across the country and many states of
the country are looking forward to adopting this scheme of Chhattisgarh
Government.

At
the  programme, Chief Minister
transferred a total amount of Rs.1124 crore 92 lakh to the bank accounts of
farmers, rural landless agricultural labourers, tendu patta collecting
families, cattle rearing villagers, women’s groups directly. On this occasion,
he inaugurated 4 new sub-divisions and 23 new tehsils in the state. He also
launched a web portal to review the redressal of revenue-related complaints.
For the expansion of the Chief Minister’s Urban Slum Health Scheme in the municipal
councils and Nagar Panchayats of the state, Baghel dedicated 60 new medical
mobile units.

Baghel
announced that the honorarium and financial powers of all the municipal
corporations, chairman, speakers and vice-chairman of the municipality as well
as of the councilors will be doubled. Likewise the amount for funds of the
mayor, chairman and councilor will also be increased by one and half times. He
further announced the sanction of Rs 579 crore to all the urban bodies of the
state for infrastructure development and public utility works. This includes
sanction of Rs 10 crore each to municipal corporations, Rs 5 crores each to
municipalities and Rs 3 crores each to Nagar Panchayats for development works.

Chief
Minister transferred an amount of Rs 1029 crore 31 lakh to the accounts of 20
lakh 58 thousand farmers of the state as the fourth installment under Rajiv
Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana. A total of Rs 11 thousand 180 crore 97 lakh has been
paid under this scheme into the accounts of farmers in last two years. In order
to provide financial support and justice to rural landless families, Chief
Minister deposited an amount of Rs 71 crore 8 lakh in the bank accounts of 3
lakh 55 thousand landless families under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Bhumiless Krishi
Mazdoor Nyay Yojana. Chief Minister further said that Suraji Gaon Yojana, Rajiv
Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Bhumiheen Krishi Mazdoor Nyay
Yojana and Godhan Nyay Yojana are proving to be helpful in financially
strengthening the rural economy. Under the guidance of MP Rahul Gandhi, a
provision has been made to give an annual assistance of Rs 7,000 to the rural
landless agricultural labor families in the state.

During
the programme, Chief Minister released an amount of Rs 13.62 crore to cow dung
vendors, Gauthan committees and women’s groups under the Godhan Nyay Yojana. So
far, a total of Rs 226.18 crore has been paid by the state government to the
cattle rearers, self-help groups, and Gauthan committees under this scheme.
Under the ‘Shaheed Mahendra Karma Tendupatta Sangrahak Samajik Suraksha
Yojana’, an insurance amount of Rs 10 crore 91 lakh was paid to 728 families
engaged in the collection of tendu leaves.

Baghel
also expanded the scope of the Chief Minister’s Urban Slum Health Scheme in the
state. After the municipal corporations, this scheme has now been implemented
in municipalities and Nagar Panchayats as well. In a bid to provide home access
health facilities to the people, he flagged off 60 new mobile medical units for
urban bodies.

On
this occasion Health Minister TS Singh Deo virtually participated in the
program and gave vote of thanks. Home Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu, Excise Minister
Kawasi Lakhma, WCD Minister Anila Bhediya, Food Minister Amarjeet Bhagat, PHE
minister Guru Rudrakumar along with senior administrative officers of the
departments concerned were present in the programme.


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