Dreams of ‘Antyodaya’ reaches far flung areas: CM

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 14 May 2018 11:04:25


Staff Reporter

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh reached remote village Gaadhiraas in Sukma district on the second day of the ongoing state-wide Vikas Yatra. He sanctioned development works worth Rs 105.22 crore in the Left-Wing Extremism affected and tribal dominated region. He dedicated eight works worth Rs 14.95 crore and laid the foundation stones for 37 development works worth Rs 90.26 crore. He also distributed equipments and materials to 2000 beneficiaries under various state government schemes.Addressing a mammoth public meeting, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that due to effective implementation of many central and state government projects, the dreams of ‘Antyodaya’ had been reaching far-flung regions of Chhattisgarh. The authorities had achieved significant success in controlling hunger, malnutrition and migrations on large scale. On the occasion the Chief Minister sanctioned a mini-stadium worth Rs 50 lakh at village Gaadhiraas, Gauravpath worth Rs 1 crore and construction of bridge over river Mangor. He added that he had come to seek the blessings of the citizens. The development will increase manifold in this remote areas. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had dedicated 132 KV power sub-station in Sukma district yesterday, which will ensure smooth supply of power.

Chief Minister added that roads worth Rs 350 crore is being laid linking Sukma-Konta (78 km) at a brisk pace. Composite building at a cost of Rs 17 crore is being built in the headquarter town. Hospital building is being constructed at a cost of Rs 8.06 crore. New bridge is complete linking Dornapal-Odisha. The farmers belonging to the depressed sections of the society are getting electricity free of charge. On the occasion the Chief Minister today distributed letters sanctioning houses to 72 surrendered Left-Wing Extremists (LWE) at village Gaadiraas in district Sukma. It may be mentioned here that as per the state government’s Naxalites’ Surrender Policy about 100 houses will be constructed in the district. The Chief Minister distributed relief materials, cheques and house sanction letters to about 2000 beneficiaries. The beneficiaries include 186 women who got domestic cooking gas connections under the Prime Minister ‘Ujjawala’ project. He distributed building construction implements and sewing machines to 20 women apart from distributing residential ‘pattas’ to 341 families. He also distributed Rs 4 lakh each to 25 families ex-gratia who were victims of natural calamities. The state government sanctions Rs Four lakh to victims of drowning, snake bites and lightning. He also gave away Rs 12,000 each to 10 children whose families are victims of Naxalites’ violence. School Education Minister Kedar Kashyap, MP Dinesh Kashyap and prominent personalities were also present.