Only officers will give info about works: CM

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 31 Dec 2018 12:35:01


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Kamal Nath arrives to a rousing welcome at Chhindwara on maiden visit to his constituency after taking over as CM

Chief Minister Kamal Nath said at a huge public meeting in Chhindwara that the public is tired of announcements. Hence, now he will not make any announcements. Instead, the complete information about the works undertaken will be given by the responsible officers and they will also inform about the time limit to complete the work also.

Works to be undertaken in Chhindwara district: Chhindwara Collector Dr Srinivas Sharma gave information about the proposed development and public welfare works approved for the district during the public meeting. He also told about the cost of work and the time limit for its completion. It was informed that an Agriculture College will be opened in the district. Krishi Upaj Mandi will be started in Junnardev, Tamia, Harrai and Bichhua. Drinking water will be supplied regularly in the urban area of Chhindwara city from March 1 every day. The 8.10-km long road from Indira Tiraha to Gangiwada in Chhindwara city will be widened at a cost of Rs 22 crore. In the urban area of Chhindwara, 1,223 beneficiaries of the Chief Minister’s Ashray Yojana will be provided residential pattas within one month. Job-oriented training will be provided to 1,100 youths of the district through the Forest Department. A regional office building and laboratory of Pollution Control Board will be constructed in Chhindwara.

Investment of Rs 1,426 crore for drinking water: The Collector said that investment of nearly Rs 1,426 crore will be made in the district for drinking water arrangement under Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department. Water will be made available through tap connections in every house in all villages after group drinking water scheme is implemented in the coming 30 months at a cost of Rs 1,017 crore in 711 villages of the district through Madhya Pradesh Jal Nigam. This will benefit villagers of 153 villages in Mohkhed block, 107 villages of Chhindwara, 131 of Parasia, 180 of Chaurai, 70 of Bichhua, 63 of Amarwada and 7 villages of Jamai. A group drinking water scheme of 288 villages will be created at a cost of Rs 369 crore from the Mohgaon dam water through the Madhya Pradesh Jal Nigam. This will benefit villagers of 159 villages of Pandhurna and 129 villages of Saunsar.

The work of revival / strengthening of two new hand pumps and existing tap water schemes will be completed in the next 3 months at a cost of Rs 20 lakh at Shikarpur village. A drinking water scheme will be prepared at Bisapur Kala village of Mohkhed block in the district under MP Adarsh Gram Yojana at a cost of Rs 2 crore. Pure and clean drinking water will be made available in every village of the district after setting up 500 new handpumps in the coming 3 months as per demand in Chhindwara district.

While new drinking water sources will be generated, 150 schemes out of 990 tap water schemes set up in the villages of the district and in need of repair will be repaired in 3 months. The Penchveli group drinking water scheme running in 3 urban bodies Parasia, Chandameta and Badkahi and 5 villages of Bhajipani, Bhamodi, Jatachapar, Iklahara and Ambada of the district will be upgraded with an investment of Rs 22 crore. In addition, 7 new villages of Najarpur, Jamkunda, Sukri, Datla, Dungaria, Panara and Palachourai will also be added to the scheme. Arrangement of irrigation by digging a large number of less deep wells in upper areas of canal near the distributary canal of multipurpose Pench project under Irrigation Department will be ensured and barrage and stop dam will be made serialwise on Pench and Kulbahara river in the lower area of Chotal dam through which banks of the rivers can be irrigated. Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that the Madhya Pradesh Government will always be ready to work for the protection and development of farmers, youth and women. Their challenges will now be ours. Agriculture-based economy will be strengthened in the State. State Government is committed to provide more employment to the youth, progress of women and a safe environment. The Chief Minister was addressing a huge thanks-giving meeting in Chhindwara.

Waiver of loan a big decision in the interest of farmers: Chief Minister Nath said that, agriculture is the foundation of economy. The farmers will be given the right price for their produce. When the farmer becomes prosperous, the purchasing power will increase and only then will trade increase in villages and cities. He said that, by waiving the loans of the farmers, Madhya Pradesh Government has made a big decision in their interest. The State Government will provide justice to the farmers as per the promises made in the manifesto. The manifesto has been prepared on the basis of ground reality and needs. It includes the all-round development and progress of every individual and every section.

Investors’ faith in State to increase: Chief Minister Nath said that, youth will have a major contribution in the development of Madhya Pradesh. Their challenge will be our challenge. He said that, youth of the elderly people was spent without internet and TV channels, but today, the youth are equipped with internet and new technological developments. Now their hands want work, they need business. Investors’ faith in Madhya Pradesh will increase, new businesses will be introduced and new job opportunities will arise for the youth. He said that, the State Government will work with the right approach to change challenges to development, prosperity and progress. Thanking the public of Chhindwara along with the citizens of the State, Nath said that the people had showered their love and total faith in him 40 years ago, which continues even today.

Chhindwara district has come a long way in journey of development: Chief Minister Nath said that in the last 40 years, Chhindwara has gone a long way in the journey of development. Earlier, there were no roads, highways, rail lines, but today, they exist. Residents of Patlakot region used to wear limited clothes earlier, today the youth here wear jeans. Now electricity, water and hospital is available here. Earlier, there were no industries in Chhindwara, today there is no shortage of industries. There are a series of training institutes for establishing youth in employment and to develop their skills. Such a facility is not available in any one district in the whole world. Nath said that the strength and power that the citizens of the State have given him, is not only for Chhindwara but for the entire State and for the all-round development of every citizen. It is for the creation of a new history of Madhya Pradesh.

Among those who expressed their views during the meeting were Public Health Engineering Minister Sukhdev Panse, MLA Sarva Deepak Saxena, Vijay Chourey, Nilesh Uike, Sohanlal Valmiki, Sunil Uike, Kamlesh Shah and Sujit Choudhury. MLAs of Seoni and Betul district, other public representatives, a large number of villagers from far-flung areas and local citizens were present at the meeting.

CM Kamal Nath accorded grand welcome at thanks-giving rally: Citizens accorded a grand and warm welcome at the thanks-giving rally to the Chief Minister Kamal Nath on his arrival at Chhindwara. A large crowd emerged outside Imlikheda airstrip. The excitement in the crowd was apparent. After accepting the greetings of the citizens, Chief Minister Kamal Nath left for Pola Ground to the public thanks-giving rally from the airstrip. The whole path was decorated with welcome gates everywhere. Hundreds of people belonging to different communities, businessmen, organisations, NGOs, employees of Government department, groups of representatives of every section of the society decorated their stalls and made welcome gates. Everyone showered flowers on the Chief Minister and garlanded him giving a grand welcome. Folk dancers presented folk dances at various places in the rally.

CM dedicates 36 construction works
Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Sunday performed bhoomipujan and dedicated 36 construction works of 11 departments worth Rs 2 billion 70 crore 24 lakh in Chhindwara. This includes the bhoomipujan of 22 construction works worth Rs 1 billion 99 crore 62 lakh and the dedication of 14 construction works costing Rs 70 crore 62 lakh.
Nath performed bhoomipujan of the Krishi Udyaniki Mahavidyalaya worth Rs one billion 34 crore and 44 lakh of the Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University (JNAU), Jabalpur under the Farmer Welfare and Agriculture Department. He also performed bhoomipujan of 9 construction works worth Rs 19 crore 75 lakh of Divisional Project Engineer Public Works PIU Department, 4 works worth Rs 5 crore 84 lakh of the Panchayat and Rural Development Department, 5 worth Rs 3 crore 19 lakh of Public Health Engineering Department, one worth Rs 13 crore 35 lakh of Nagar Palik Nigam, Chhindwara and one construction work worth Rs 22 crore 2 lakh of the New and Renewable Department. He also dedicated 5 construction works worth Rs 7 crore 11 lakh of Divisional Project Engineer Public Works PIU Department, one worth Rs 54 crore 70 lakh of Public Works Department, 5 worth Rs 2 crore 32 lakh of Public Health Engineering Department and 3 works worth Rs 6 crore 49 lakh crore of the Police Department.
CM Kamal Nath to take part in programmes today: Chief Minister Kamal Nath will meet officials of the district at Chhindwara on December 31 at 11 am. He will attend the programme of Police Department at Police Line at 12.30 pm. The Chief Minister will also take part in the inauguration function of Hotel Accord International at Parasia Road at 1.15 pm.