NGOs willing to work in the field of food processing and value addition of forest products will get all possible support: Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Chief Minister joins PEN IIT Global E-Conclave
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has said that the State Government will extend all possible support to NGOs wishing to work in the field of food processing, value addition of minor forest produce and forest medicines and skill upgradation of youth of Naxal affected areas. The Chief Minister today joined 'PEN IIT Global E-Conclave' through video conferencing from his residence office here. He said that there is a lot of potential to work in these areas in Chhattisgarh. Institutions wishing to work in these areas are welcome in Chhattisgarh.
Talking with Rajya Sabha MP Shri Jairam Ramesh in the Conclave, Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that 44 percent of Chhattisgarh has forest cover. It has a rich wealth of minor forest produce and forest medicines. Apart from these, there is good production of fruits, flowers, agriculture and horticultural crops in Chhattisgarh. There are many products including Kodo-Kutki, which are in demand all over the world, if there is value addition in these products of Chhattisgarh, then the local youth, women will get good employment opportunities and the producers will get good value for their price. Mr. Baghel also urged Penn IITs to cooperate in value addition and marketing of finished products.
Mr. Baghel called for the Naxalite challenge in the Global e-Conclave to provide measures for prevention and prevention of Kovid-19 infection, to sustain economic activities during lockdown, to provide employment and income to laborers and forest dwellers from collection of MNREGA and minor forest produce. Detailed information on the strategy of the state government to deal with. The Chief Minister said that to promote the trade of agro-horticulture, small forest produce and forestry in Chhattisgarh, the Buyers-Sellers Meet was organized by the state government, in which 128 institutions from many countries participated. The state government has taken initiative from the Union Ministry of Aviation to provide cargo transportation facilities in Raipur.
The Chief Minister said that in Chhattisgarh production of lac is also done on a large scale. To promote it further, lac production has been given the status of farming. The state government is also seriously considering giving agriculture status to Cosa production. A tender has also been called for setting up a plant for the production of ethanol from paddy and sugarcane. Even today, 70 percent people in the state depend on agriculture. There is a lot of potential to set up plants for food processing and value addition in all the development blocks of the state.
The Chief Minister said that during the lockdown, necessary economic activities were continued in Chhattisgarh. MNREGA works were started on a large scale, with a maximum of 26 lakh people employed. The work of collection of small forest produce also continued, the global recession did not affect Chhattisgarh due to measures like purchase of paddy for 2500 rupees, debt relief of farmers. It was the effort of the state government that money should come to the people.
Regarding the prevention and prevention measures of corona infection, the Chief Minister said that people coming from abroad were identified and placed in home quarantine. Around six and a half million workers and others returned to Chhattisgarh during the lockdown. Work has started in almost all industries of Chhattisgarh, in which one and a half lakh people have got employment. Chhattisgarh produced the largest number of steel during lockdown. During the lockdown, the Chief Minister's Suraksha Abhiyan was also continued. As a result, the number of malnourished children decreased by 13 percent. The Chief Minister gave information about Suraji village scheme ‘Narva, Garuva, Ghurwa and Bari’ scheme, Godhan Nyaya Yojana, tree plantation campaign in Global Conclave. The Chief Minister said that the tribals have increased confidence in the state government. The state government has returned 4200 acres of land acquired from 1700 tribals in Lohandiguda, after testing the revoked forest rights pattas, and has again started distributing forest rights certificates to the eligible beneficiaries. So far, four and a half lakh forest rights leases have been distributed in the state. Mukhyamantri Haat Bazaar Clinic Scheme was launched to provide better health facilities in all areas including tribal areas, which yielded good results. Schools in Sukma that had been closed for 13 years were re-started. In Bastar and Surguja, Junior Service Selection Board was formed for the recruitment of local youth to the third and fourth class posts.
Chhattisgarh, being recognized by the Tejas as a prosperous and prosperous state: Chief Minister Mr. Baghel
Delegation of Chhattisgarh Manwa Kurmi Kshatriya Samaj meets Chief Minister
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that Chhattisgarh is fast becoming a prosperous and prosperous state. No effort is being left in realizing the dream that our forefathers had prepared for its development. Under this, the State Government is continuously working for the welfare and well being of all sections of the people in the state and providing them ample opportunities for progress.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel, while addressing the delegation of Chhattisgarh Manwa Kurmi Kshatriya Samaj at his residence office here today, expressed the views of the said intention. He said that to bring revolutionary changes in the entire economy of Chhattisgarh, new life is being given to Narva, Garuva, Ghuruva, Bari under the Suraji village scheme by the state government. Under this, Gothans are being constructed in every village. Similarly, plans have also been made to establish industrial centers in every acre in every village. In this, various tasks like vermicompost production, lac bangles manufacturing, forestry manufacturing and processing of sewing-weaving and minor forest produce will be easily done and employment opportunities will also be readily available to the local people.
On this occasion, a delegation of Manwa Kurmi Kshatriya Samaj was presented a check of Rs 6 lakh 2 thousand to the Chief Minister Mr. Baghel by the delegation of Manwa Kurmi Kshatriya Samaj. Among them, one lakh rupees on behalf of Chhattisgarh Manwa Kurmi Kshatriya Samaj, one lakh 51 thousand rupees on behalf of Bhola Kurmi Trust Raipur, Kumari Isha Verma, resident of Chhattisgarh, working in London, 51 thousand rupees on behalf of father Mr. Kamal Verma, Rajpradhan-Arjuni Raj 50 thousand rupees from the side, one lakh rupees from Balodabazar Raj-Shri Narendra Kashyap, 50 thousand rupees from Dhamadha Raj-Shri Babla Verma, 50 thousand rupees from Raipur Raj-Mrs. Narmada Verma and Dharsinwa Raj-Mr. Dasharatha Support amount of 50 thousand rupees is included by Verma. Besides, the Chief Minister was also honored by providing mementoes by the society. On this occasion, Shri Kamal Verma, Dr. Ramkumar Sirmaur, Lalit Baghel, Arun Verma, Devkaram and Bhubaneswar Verma etc. were present.
Mukhyamantri Sugam Road Scheme: Rs. 5.72 crore approved for 51 works in three assembly constituencies
Under the Chief Minister Sugam Road Scheme, approval of Rs 5 crore 72 lakh 51 thousand has been given for 51 works in three assembly constituencies. Under this scheme, all government buildings without access to the state will be connected to the main road by a paved road. 1 crore 85 lakh 52 thousand rupees for 14 works in Bharatpur-Sonhat assembly constituency by the Chief Engineer Office, Rs 1 crore 65 lakh 99 thousand for 22 works in Khujji assembly constituency and 2 crore 21 lakh for 15 works in Kunkuri assembly constituency. Rupee has been approved.
Prior to this, Rs 1 crore 36 lakh 34 thousand for 19 works in Dharsinwa assembly constituency, Rs 1 crore 27 lakh 38 thousand for 11 works in Dongargarh assembly constituency, Rs 97 lakh 13 thousand for 7 works in Khairagarh assembly constituency, Pandaria assembly 50 lakh 36 thousand rupees for 6 works in the area, Rs 47 lakh 45 thousand for 3 works in Ahiwara assembly constituency, 36 lakh 92 thousand rupees for 3 works in Saraipali assembly constituency, 60 works in Manpur-Mohla assembly constituency 2 crore 2 lakh 80 thousand rupees and Rs. 2 crore 14 lakh 50 thousand has been sanctioned for 58 works in Kanker assembly constituency.
In near future, every village of Chhattisgarh will have an industrial park : Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
One acre land of gauthan in villages to be reserved for gramodyog activities
Chief Minister attends ‘Restart Chhattisgarh After Lockdown’ E-Conclave
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that in near future, every village of Chhattisgarh will have an industrial park. He said that one acre of the land allotted for gauthans in villages will be reserved for small and cottage industries, where women self-help groups will do the value addition work to small forest produces. Chief Minister expressed aforementioned views while addressing the concluding ceremony of e-conclave organized by Electronic News Channel Hindi Khabar. Mr. Bhupesh Baghel attended this E-Conclave on ‘Restart Chhattisgarh after Lockdown’ through video conferencing from his residence office. Mr. Baghel said that Godhan Nyay Yojana will be launched in Chhattisgarh from July 20 on the occasion of Hareli festival. Under this scheme, cowdung will be procured from livestock owners and vermi-compost will be prepared. Chhattisgarh is going to become the first state of the country for procuring cowdung. Informing about Suraaji Gaon Yojana that was launched on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi ji, Mr. Baghe said that This scheme has proven to be a strong pillar to the rural economy. This scheme has realized Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi’s vision of Gram Swaraj.
Reaffirming the pledge of fight against corona, Chief Minister said that in this period of global pandemic, it is important to create employment opportunities for everyone. He further said that it is state government’s priority to provide employment to as many people as possible. Mr. Baghel provided detailed information about the steps and initiatives taken by State Government for keeping up the economic activities in state during lockdown, relief works done by the government for people in need in this time of crisis, and current scenario of Chhattisgarh’s economy. Chief Minister said that State Government is taking consistent steps to promote local tourism in state. Provisions have been made to develop Ram Van Gaman Path and work for the same has been started. Chhattisgarh has various locations with scenic beauty of nature as well as historical heritage. These locations are being equipped with proper facilities for tourists and are being promoted as tourist destinations.
Chief Minister said that even during lockdown, economic activities in Chhattisgarh were continued. Major industries of the state were being operated in limited capacity. Mines were not shut down. Works under MNREGA were started on a large-scale, as a result of which nearly 26 lakh people got employment. Nearly Rs 1500 crore has been transfered into the bank accounts of farmers as the first installment under Rajiv Gandhi Kisaan Nyay Yojana. Collection of minor forest produces went on during this time. Money went into the pockets of peope through all these mediums and in this way industries, business and trade kept flourishing. During lockdown, more than three thousand tractors were sold in the state. Compared to the status in June month last year, GST collection has increased by 22% in June month this year.30% concession has been provided in the Collector Guideline Rates of and transaction to boost the real estate sector. Registry fee has also been reduced. Compared to the last year, number of land registries this year have significantly increased.
About the measures taken for prevention of corona infection, Chief Minister told that the people who have returned from other countries were identified and kept in home quarantine. During lockdown, nearly 6.5lakh labourers and other people returned to Chhattisgarh. They were kept in 21 thousand quarantine centers built in the state. Most of these people have already returned to their respective homes. Proper arrangements have been made for screening and treatment of the people found COVID positive. Implementation of Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan also went on during the lockdown, as a result of which number of undernourished children has decreased by 13%.
Agricultural and rural development works done in collaboration with NABARD in Chhattisgarh are proving to be a milestone : Shri Bhupesh Baghel
Chief Minister Shri Baghel holds discussion with Nabard Chairman via video conferencing
Support sought for Bodhghat multipurpose irrigation project and Suraji Gram Yojana
Financial assistance requested for setting up small processing plants in Gothans, developing cold storage chains and connecting youth of Bastar with employment
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel held a discussion with the Chairman of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. G.R. Chintala over various activities related to agriculture, rural development and development of infrastructure in Chhattisgarh through video conferencing. Chief Minister said that with the cooperation of NABARD, many development works have been done in Chhattisgarh, in various sectors including agriculture and rural areas, which have proved to be milestones. A lot of work has been done for the development of rural economy of the state through NABARD, a lot still needs to be done. The event was organized on the occasion of Foundation Day on 12 July of NABARD. Chief Minister congratulated the officers and employees including the Chairman of NABARD Shri Chintala on the Foundation Day. Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey was present on the occasion. Chairman of NABARD Mr. Chintala and Deputy Managing Director Mr. PVS Surya Kumar joined from Mumbai through video conferencing.
Chief Minister sought cooperation from NABARD for multipurpose Bodhghat Irrigation Project of Bastar Zone and to connect youth of Bastar Zone with employment. The Chief Minister said that the Bodhghat irrigation project will prove to be a lifeline for Bastar, through this project costing about 22 thousand crores, the entire Bastar zone will have irrigation facilities with drinking water and water for disposal. Presently, the percentage of irrigation in Bastar region is 0 to 5 percent. The entire Bastar will be irrigated through this project, which will improve the standard of living of the people there. He said that Naxal problem is a major challenge in Bastar, which is abundant with many natural features. Employing youth of Bastar will help in connecting them with the mainstream.
Mr. Baghel, while giving detailed information about Narva, Garuva, Ghuruwa and Bari scheme under Suraji village scheme, sought cooperation from NABARD for this scheme. He said that the state government has prepared a plan to set up small plants for the processing of small forest produce and forest medicines through the women self-help groups in the Gothans being constructed in the villages. This will provide good employment and income to the women of the group. Discussions are on with big companies for marketing of products manufactured by women. Chief Minister said that one acre of land in Gauthan of every village will be reserved for village industry activities. Through this, there will be an industrial park in every village of Chhattisgarh. In Gauthans, vermi compost from cow dung will also be made by women self-help groups. He urged NABARD to provide financial assistance for this scheme.
Mr. Baghel also sought cooperation in various parts of the state for the construction of cold storage, food processing plants to protect agricultural and horticultural crops. Mr. Baghel said that tomatoes are supplied to neighboring countries from Chhattisgarh. Good quantity of fruit and horticultural crops are produced in Durg, Raipur and Jashpur. Pear, cashew, strawberry, coffee are cultivated in Jashpur. With the development of cold storage chain, they will be kept safe for a long time and farmers will get help in getting good prices. He informed that chilli is produced on a large scale in Bastar. It has a big market in Nagpur. If an air-conditioned transport vehicle is available with the help of NABARD for transporting Mirchi, then the farmers of Bastar will get good price of Mirchi. He thanked NABARD for the loan assistance provided in paddy procurement.
NABARD officials told Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel on this occasion that an amount of Rs 700 crore has been sanctioned by NABARD for giving agricultural loans to farmers. In the current financial year, NABARD has disbursed agricultural credit of Rs 450 crore so far. On demand, an agricultural loan of Rs 1500 crore can be given by NABARD. NABARD officials also informed that loan assistance of Rs 192 crore has been sanctioned for the construction of one ward each for treatment of patients of infectious diseases and Covid-19 in hospitals of all districts of Chhattisgarh. Similarly, loan assistance of Rs 792 crore was sanctioned for Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana. NABARD officials handed over a letter of approval for a grant to the Chief Minister for the establishment of 37 Covid Sample Collection Centers (Kiosks) in the state, which amounts to Rs 9 lakh 93 thousand. On this occasion, the Chief Minister also released the booklet 'NABARD 2019-20 in Chhattisgarh' published by NABARD Regional Office.
The Chief Minister, while stating the need for development of health infrastructure in the state, urged NABARD to provide more financial assistance for this. He said that Rs 500 crore assistance should be given for this. Chairman of NABARD, Mr. G.R. Chintala said that on receiving the proposal from NABARD from Chhattisgarh, financial assistance of 20 to 25 thousand crores can be made available for development works in various areas. He assured to provide assistance for the multipurpose Bodh Ghat project of Bastar Zone. He said that maximum number of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) should be formed in Chhattisgarh. With this, grants-in-aid will be made available to the farmers from NABARD for increasing business, horticulture and marketing of vegetable crops.
Chief General Manager of NABARD, Chhattisgarh, Mr. M. Soren said that in the financial year 2020-21, NABARD a provision has been made for providing financial assistance of Rs.10 thousand crores and grant assistance of Rs.20 crores for the works of agriculture and rural development in Chhattisgarh. has gone. On this occasion, Agriculture Production Commissioner and Principal Secretary Agriculture of Chhattisgarh Dr. Smt. M. Geeta, Secretary to the Chief Minister Mr. Siddharth Komal Singh Pardeshi and officers of NABARD were present.
State level e-Lok Adalat for the first time in judicial history on 11 July
*More than 3 thousand parties of Chhattisgarh will join online*
State level e-Lok Adalat has been organized in Bilaspur on 11 July. This is happening for the first time in the judicial history of the country, when the Lok Adalat will be held through video conferencing, the parties and lawyers not having to come to the court. The cases will be resolved by mutual consent between the parties sitting at home.
Executive President of Chhattisgarh State Legal Services Authority Justice Prashant Mishra informed that in the e-Lok Adalat held in Chhattisgarh on July 11, More than 3 thousand cases will be heard in more than 200 benches of various districts across the state including the High Court. e-Lok Adalat will be Inaugurated by Chief Justice P.R. Ramchandra Menon at 10.30 AM in the video conferencing room of Chhattisgarh High Court. Live streaming of this program will also be done.
Justice Mishra said that money related cases like settlement cases, family cases, motor accident claims, cheque bounce cases, etc. are often resolved through Lok Adalat. When people are facing financial crisis due to Corona, Chhattisgarh High Court and State Legal Services Authority have decided to set up e-Lok Adalat for resolving such cases. E-Lok Adalat is being held in all the District Courts and Tehsil Courts along with High Court.
Justice Mishra said that the link was made available to the parties at the same time when the forms were filled for settlement through e-Lok Adalat. In e-Lok Adalat, the parties and lawyers will be able to sit in their respective homes and connect to the court by video conferencing through the given link. If the parties and lawyers have difficulty in connecting through video conferencing, then they have also been given the facility to present their case by making a WhatsApp video call. Judicial functioning has been affected across the country due to Corona Crisis. The financial condition of lawyers and parties have deteriorated. They will get relief from e-Lok Adalat. Justice Mishra said that there is eagerness about e-Lok Adalat in the whole country. If this experiment is successful, it will be continued further.
Second installment of Rs 4.17 crore released for 118 works connecting government buildings without access to paved roads
Under the Mukhyamantri Sugam Sadak Yojana launched on the initiative of Public Works Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, the second installment of Rs 4 crore 17 lakh 30 thousand has been released for 118 works connecting the state-accessible government buildings with the paved road to the main road. . In all, Rs 9 crore 12 lakh 88 thousand has been sanctioned for 167 works in two installments.
For this, the work is proposed to connect government buildings without access to pucca road by using Rs 200 crore out of the budget allocation available to the Public Works Department in the year 2020-21. The second installment released by the Chief Engineer Office to the Chief Engineer Public Works Department Zone Raipur included Rs 2 crore 2 lakh 80 thousand for 60 works in Manpur-Mohla Assembly constituency and Rs 2 crore 14 lakh 50 thousand for 58 works in Kanker Assembly constituency. is. Construction of 16 thousand 50 meters of paved road is proposed by these works. Under the scheme, all such government schools, hospitals, colleges, Anganwadi buildings, fair price shops and other educational institutions which were not yet connected by main roads with paved roads will be added under the scheme.
Mukhyamantri Sugam Road Yojana: Rs 4.95 crore approved for 49 works in first phase
Raipur. Under the Mukhyamantri Sugam Sadak Yojana, in the first phase, approval of Rs 4 crore 95 lakh 58 thousand has been granted for connecting 49 government buildings without access to the paved road in the state. The scheme was launched on June 19 last month on the initiative of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel's foresight and the Public Works Department, Tamradhwaj Sahu.
Public Works Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu said that it will now be easy to reach all government buildings and public places of the state through the Chief Minister Sugam Road Scheme. Under this scheme, all such government schools, hospitals, colleges, Anganwadi buildings, fair price shops and other educational institutions which were not yet connected to the main roads by a paved road, will all be connected by paved and perennial routes.
1116 works worth Rs 200 crore will be done by the Public Works Department under this scheme. In the first phase, approval of Rs. 4 crore 95 lakh 58 thousand for 49 works has been issued by Chief Engineer Office to Chief Engineer Public Works Department Zone Raipur. Of these, Rs 1 crore 36 lakh 34 thousand for 19 works in Dharsinwa assembly constituency, Rs 1 crore 27 lakh 38 thousand for 11 works in Dongargarh assembly constituency, Rs 97 lakh 13 thousand for 7 works in Khairagarh assembly constituency, Pandaria assembly constituency In Madhya Pradesh, Rs 50 lakh 36 thousand has been sanctioned for 6 works, Rs 47 lakh 45 thousand for 3 works for Ahiwara assembly constituency and Rs 36 lakh 92 thousand for 3 works in Saraipali assembly constituency. About 6 thousand 833 meters of paved road is proposed.
Industrial activities in Chhattisgarh pick up the pace once again : Production begins in 80 percent of the industries
More than 1.5 lakh people getting employment
Capital investment of Rs 550 crore in 258 new units of the state
Industries were operational even during lockdown: 27 lakh metric tons of production in iron-steel industries
With the beginning of unlock, industrial activities in Chhattisgarh have quickly picked up the pace once again. While industrial production has started at an accelerated pace, employment opportunities are also being generated at a large-scale. Till date, 80% of the industrial units in the state have become operational with proper precautionary measures in the wake of COVID-19 infection.
After the corona crisis had struck, proper strategy to conduct industrial activities during lockdown was efficiently chalked out. During lockdown, production in industries of the state continued while adhering to the precautionary measures. Now with the beginning of unlock, industries have been given relaxation to some extent and production has increased subsequently.
Between March 2020 and June 2020, capital investment of nearly Rs 550 crore has been done in 258 new industrial units, providing employment opportunities for 3360 people. In this duration, iron-steel industries in state have produced 27 lakh metric tons of iron. State Government ensured operation of essential medical products and food-based industrial units even during lockdown. State Government took quick decision in view of the circumstances to provide license to distilleries for production of sanitizers along with the facility of packing material manufacturing, ensuring distribution of the same across the state. In this duration, loans worth nearly Rs 36 crore were distributed through banks for 2 thousand small and micro industrial units. Likewise, State Government released grant of Rs 103 crore to 848 industrial units. 282 industrial units were given concession in stamp duty. In this way, State Government earmarked 1300 hectare land for food park in 101 places and 200 hectare land in 15 locations have been transacted and work under food park project has started.
It is noteworthy that after lockdown was called off, Chhattisgarh has been the first state among its neighbours to start operation of industrial units. State’s major industries were operating in limited capacity even during lockdown, be it BSP, Balco or SECL mines. By the end of March, these industrial units were closed and then these were made operational from 23 April.
The Chief Minister handed over the check amount of Rs. 2.61 lakh provided by La Vista Society to the father of martyr late Mr. Kunjam
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel handed over a check of Rs. 2 lakh 61 thousand to Mr. Eetwari Kunjam, father of martyr late Mr. Ganesh Kunjam, at his residence office here today. This cooperation amount was collected spontaneously by the citizens of La Vista Residents Welfare Society Amalidih Raipur for the welfare of the martyred late Kunjam's family. The Chief Minister appreciated the initiative and thanked the officials and citizens of La Vista Residents Welfare Society Amalidih for the support of the martyr's family. The Chief Minister said that it is our responsibility to take care of the families of the martyrs and provide them support. He described this initiative of La Vista Residents Welfare Society Amalidih as exemplary. It is worth mentioning here that on the intervening night of 15-16 June, 20 soldiers of the country were martyred in the conflict with Chinese soldiers while guarding the country's border in the Galvan Valley on the Indo-China border. Among these martyrs, Shri Ganesh Kunjam, a soldier resident of Kanker of Chhattisgarh state, also received Virgati.
On this occasion, Minister of Revenue and Disaster Management Shri Jai Singh Aggarwal, Sarvashri Inderpal Singh Juneja, Sandeep Verma, Kirti Vyas, Vikas Bajaj, Shankar Aggarwal, GS. Other citizens of La Vista Residents Welfare Society including Bambra were present.