Smiles on faces of farmers reflects prosperity of State: Chief Minister

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 28 Sep 2018 11:14:45


The Hitavada State Bureau,


Dr Raman Singh dedicates and lays foundation stone for works worth Rs 529 crore

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on Thursday said that the glow on the faces of hard-working farmers reflects the prosperity of Chhattisgarh. The state government had been implementing various policies and programmes to increase the earnings of farmers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had set a target of doubling the incomes of farmers by the year 2022 and the state government is working towards achieving the target before the deadline.

These views were observed by Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh while addressing a mammoth public meeting at Sakti Nagar district Janjgir-Champa as a part of Atal Vikas Yatra. Addressing the august gathering the Chief Minister said that a Government Degree College and milk chilling plant will be started at Sakti soon. He also sanctioned development works worth Rs 51 lakh at Sakti Nagar.

Chief Minister said not only basic infrastructure facilities like roads and buildings had been built but also policies had been implemented to transform the lives of farmers, poor and villagers in the entire state. The self-respect of poor women had been restored by allocating smart phones.

Chief Minister said that the state is entering a new era of development with the launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Ayushmaan Bharat Yojana (Jan Arogya Yojana). He said that earlier poor used to sell their houses and land to treat serious ailments like heart, liver, kidney and cancer. The new scheme will help the underprivileged in getting modern treatment free of cost. Jangir-Champa MP Kamal Devi Patle and Dr Khilawan Sahu also addressed the gathering. Parliamentary Secretary Ambesh Jaangde, BJP State President Dharamlal Kaushik, senior BJP leader Narayan Prasad Chandle, former Minister Megaram Sahu and large number of villagers and prominent personalities were also present.

Dr Raman Singh also dedicated and laid foundation stones for 82 development works worth Rs 529.52 crore, which includes laying of foundation stones for 53 works worth Rs 406 crore and dedicated 29 development works worth Rs 123 crore.

Chief Minister distributed relief materials and cheques to many beneficiaries of social-welfare schemes of the State Government. Domestic cooking gas connections to 50 women, tiffin carriers to 100 MGNREGA workers, safety tools to 50 workers and cheques to five poor citizens under the Rajmata Vijayaraje Kanya Vivaah Sahayata Yojana.