Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday inaugurated and performed Bhoomi poojan of 171 development works worth Rs 146.62 crore at Tatamari in Keshkal assembly constituency of Kondagaon district. The Chief Minister is touring Bastar as part of his Bhent-Mulaqat programme. He inaugurated the Tourism Information Centre Tatamari and Mawa Kondanar Tourism Information Centre and released the logo of Mawar Kondanar Tourism Circuit.
Mawa Kondanar Tourist Circuit will provide employment opportunities for local people after its development, according to the Chief Minister. A tourism package of three days and two nights is planned to attract more tourists. Tourists will see picturesque valleys, more than 20 waterfalls, archaeological remains, tribal civilization-culture, prehistoric rock paintings, and the unique culture of Kondagaon sitting in the lap of nature. Industries Minister Kawasi Lakhma, Rajya Sabha Member Phulodevi Netam, MP Deepak Baij, Keshkal MLA Santram Netam, and other public representatives and officials were present on the occasion.
Later talking to the media, Chief Minister said that the government would carry out drone surveys in the Bastar region to identify any errors in preparation. He said that the Bastar region is witnessing a change due to the welfare policies of the Congress government.
The Chief Minister mentioned Swami Atmanand English Medium Schools in his media interaction and said that these schools, opened in the Bastar region, will provide education in English medium which will help them in future. Dannex Factory has provided employment opportunities to the local people, said Baghel, adding that Badedongar is being developed as a major tourist centre in the Bastar region.
The Chief Minister said that Chhattisgarh is the first state to confiscate the properties of chit-fund companies and return the money to the investors. The Chief Minister patted the government officers and employees for working honestly for the welfare of the Bastar people.