Electricity bills worth Rs 5,200 crore of poor waived off: CM

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Oct 2018 11:26:41


Staff Reporter,

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the State Government has waived off electricity bills worth Rs 5,200 crore of poor and other needy persons under the Mukhya Mantri Bijli Bill Maafi Yojana. Along with this, electricity at the rate of maximum Rs 200 per month is being provided to all.

Chouhan was addressing a huge public gathering at Nandner village of Sehore district on Tuesday. He also laid foundation stone and dedicated development works over Rs 342 crore at village Nandner.

Chouhan stated that State Government has succeeded in erasing the tag of ‘Bimaru Rajya’ and now Madhya Pradesh is establishing itself in the category of developed and prosperous State. Apprising about the public welfare schemes, Chouhan urged people to avail benefits of the schemes with authority. He further informed that irrigation facility through lift irrigation system will be made available to the farmers of Nandner village and its surrounding villages.
Minister Incharge of the district Rampal Singh, Jila Panchayat President Urmila Maretha, other public representatives, villagers and farmers in large number were present on the occasion.