We are committed to uphold the trust of people: CM

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Jan 2018 11:02:19

Staff Reporter


Jan 5,

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that the confidence with which the people have given opportunity to him and his government, he will never let down the trust of people in him. Dr Singh was addressing a huge public gathering held as ‘Vikas Tihaar’ in village Kharibahar (Lavakera) in tribal dominated Jashpur district today afternoon. Dr Singh extended hearty New Year greetings on the occasion.

Dr Singh dedicated and laid foundation stone for construction works worth nearly Rs 1076.31 crore. These development works includes inauguration of 270mt long bridge worth Rs 5.19 crore on River Ib at Kharibahar village in Farsabahar block. On the occasion, Dr Singh distributed goods-grants worth nearly Rs 1.94 crore and gave best wishes to 10,302 beneficiaries of various schemes. Dr Singh said this bridge was one of long awaited demands of this area and with its construction Chhattisgarh has entered 18th year of its construction and development journey.

Dr Singh added that under Bharat Net Project, all the Gram Panchayats will be connected through more than 32,000 km long fiber cable network, so that villages get easy access to internet. He said this initiative will also allow me to connect directly with Panch-Sarpanchs of the state through video conferencing. He said under Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY), the preparation to distribute smart-phones to 50 lakh people of state in next eight months. Smart phones would not only allow people to communicate with each other but will also give them access to government schemes related information, so that they may take benefit.

CM said smart phones to be distributed to 50 lakh people will be linked with Jan Dhan Yojana, Aadhaar card and mobile. This smart phone in a way work as a mini bank. Payments under MNREGA would also be done through smart phones. Dr Raman Singh said- the mobile phones to be distributed under SKY would make lives of people simpler. Dr Raman Singh said- our aim is to provide roads, electricity and telecommunication connectivity till last village of state.

Chief Minister said- Central and State Government’ schemes have changed the face of Jashpur district and other districts of state at fast pace. He announced that electricity connection would be given to 80,000 houses of Jashpur district in nearly six months as New Year gift. Dr Singh said- now no household, no locality, no majra-tola will remain deprived of electricity.

Dr Raman Singh said that goals under all major schemes of the government are being pursued in Jashpur district at an accelerated pace. Dr Raman Singh especially praised the progress done under Prime Minister Housing Scheme and Clean India Mission in the district. Chief Minister said- Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Jashpur district has set a big benchmark by providing LPG domestic gas connection to women of 55,000 poor families against the target of 50,000 families in year 2016-17. He also said that, in current fiscal year 2017-18, there is target of providing LPG gas connection to 60,000 women in the district, against which nearly 38000 connections have been distributed including the 10,000 women who were provided LPG gas connection today. Dr Singh said- under Saur Sujala Yojana, there was a target of providing solar irrigation pumps to 700 farmers in year 2016-17, against which 938 solar pumps have already been distributed.

Dr Raman Singh praised Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra and PWD Minister Rajesh Munat and said than Home Minister Paikra has played an important role in the direction of ending naxal violence and terrorism in Chhattisgarh, while PWD Minister Rajesh Munat is playing crucial role in laying network of roads in state. MP, MLA, Panchayat representatives and other public representatives and Collector Priyanka Shukla along with her entire team of district administration is doing commendable work, said Dr Singh.