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Subsidized rice scheme will never be stopped : Raman Singh

subsidized rice scheme

Rs Four crore sanctioned for Maanpur hospital

Miracle of development can be seen in State: Chief Minister

Raipur, 05 June 2018

Chief Minister Raman Singh today said that subsidized rice scheme (Re 1 a kilogram) will never be discontinued as it is the most ambitious project of the State Government.

He was addressing a massive public meeting at Maanpur (District-Rajnandgaon) as a part of State-wide Vikas Yatra. He also addressed welcome meeting at Dondi in Balod. Dr. Raman Singh dedicated, laid foundation stones and performed ‘bhoomipujan’ of 155 developmental works worth Rs 359 crore. He also transferred paddy bonus worth Rs 15 crore 89 lakh to about 17 thousand 694 farmers Online.

Dr. Raman Singh said that by the time farmers reach their destinations the amount of paddy bonus will be transferred to their bank accounts. He also launched MobileApp dedicated to up-gradation of skills’ development of youth by the District Skills’ Up-gradation Authority. This is the First State’s Skills’ Up-gradation App. He sanctioned Rs Four crore for modern equipment facilities at the Maanpur Community Health Centre. He also sanctioned Rs 60 lakh for the construction of a bus stand and also a water tank.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that the policies and programmes implemented had transformed the lives of poor, farmers and villagers radically. The prosperity can be seen in the hinterland. Earlier, the passengers used to have back-breaking journeys on the roads and now the travel had become smooth with wide network of roads across the State. The various policies implemented are Right to Food Act for the poor, Health insurance Scheme up to Rs 50 thousand to the poor and needy, schools-colleges had been introduced in the far-flung and remote areas of the State, better drinking water facilities in all the villages, uninterrupted supply of electricity and irrigation facilities.

The miracle of development is visible all over the State with people’s support. The State had been transformed in all spheres during the past 15 years. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh revealed that development works worth Rs 30 thousand crore will be dedicated and foundation stones will be laid during ‘Vikaas Yatra’. Paddy bonus worth Rs 1700 crore is being distributed to farmers. Dr. Raman Singh said that if anyone is keen on understanding the true meaning of development all he had to attend today’s massive public meeting in which development works worth Rs 359 crore had been gifted to the citizens of Maanpur. It is a milestone in the history of Rajnandgaon.

Chief Minister gave a detailed description of various schemes of the Central and State Government. He said that 50 lakh Smart phones will be distributed soon under the Information Revolution Yojana. Women, youth and senior citizens will be allocated Smart phones. Sisters can say ‘hello-hello’ to Chief Minister directly. Internet facilities will be provided to more than nine thousand gram Panchayats. Maanpur is entering the new era of progress. It will become a ‘Hub’ of educational centre in the near future. While referring to the Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s ‘Ayushman Bharat’ yojana, he said that poor patients up to a ceiling of Rs Five lakh will get free medical treatment.

MP Mr. Abhishek Singh, MLA Mrs. Sarojini Banjare, prominent personalities of the district were present.

Chief Minister gives details of schemes at Dondi meeting

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh gave details of various State Government’s policies at Dondi meeting. He said that authorities are allocating loans on ‘Zero’ per cent interest to farmers. Earlier, Co-Operative Banks used to charge 14 per cent interest on loans. The wages of Tendu pattas collectors had been hiked to Rs 2, 500 per bag.


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