Making the forest dwellers self-reliant and strong : Chhattisgarh emerges as a leading state in terms of recognition of forest rights
Distribution of more than 4 lakh 41 thousand individual and more than 46 thousand community forest rights papers in the state
Till now, one lakh 49 thousand 762 beneficiaries have been benefited by land levelling and fencing
Irrigation facility available for more than 11 thousand hectares of land, belonging to more than 41 thousand beneficiaries
Chhattisgarh has emerged as a leading state in terms of recognition of individual and community forest rights, across the nation under the leadership and guidance of the Chief Minister Mr Bhupesh Baghel. Till now, more than 4 lakh 41 thousand individual and more than 46 thousand community forest rights have been distributed to the Scheduled Tribes community and other traditional forest dwellers. In this manner, 51 lakh 06 thousand acres of individual and community forest rights have been distributed to local communities in the state. 1 hectare of forest land has been recognized for forest rights holders on an average, which is comparatively better than the rest of the nation.
On the prestigious occasion of 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October, around 13 hundred community forest resource conservation rights of more than 5 lakh hectares, was distributed virtually by the Chief Minister through video conferencing at his residence office. Community forest resource rights in the state have been conferred on the Gram Sabhas.
The area of more than 4 lakh 41 thousand individual forest rights papers distributed in the state, accounts for more than 9 lakh 41 thousand 800 acres. Similarly, the area of more than 46 thousand community forest rights papers, accounts for more than 41 lakh 64 thousand 700 acres. For the first time in the state, the state government has provided consent and recognition to the Gram Sabhas, regarding the management of 26 thousand hectares of forest land, under 23 cases of community forest resource rights after January 2019.
The recognized beneficiaries are not only handed over the forest rights letter, but they are being provided with various facilities like irrigation, manure-seeds, agricultural inputs by the convergence and integration of government-run schemes on their recognized forest lands.
So far, one lakh 49 thousand 762 beneficiaries in the state have been benefited by land levelling and fencing. The area of their land accounts for more than 58 thousand hectares. Levelling and fencing work was conducted on the beneficiaries lands who availed the forest rights. Manure-seeds and agricultural inputs have also been provided to them.
Additionally, Irrigation facility has been provided on more than 11 thousand hectares of land, accounting to more than 41 thousand beneficiaries in the state. Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, more than 95 thousand villagers have received housing facilities, and more than 2 lakh beneficiaries have been provided with Kisan Samman Nidhi. Irrigation facilities have been provided, in order to increase the crop production capacity of their land and raising their income leading to stable livelihood. Fruit and forest produce plants are being planted on the rams of the fields of forest right holders.
The provisions of the Forest Rights Act are meant to provide the Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dweller families, a life which they deserve comprising of their rights, self-reliance and respect. Community forest rights include the right of disposal, ownership of minor forest produce, right to use fish and water bodies products, grazing, especially the habitat of vulnerable tribal groups and pre-agricultural communities. Under this, in the past till September, 14 thousand 970 community forest right papers have been provided for 9 lakh 74 thousand 635 hectares of forest land. Apart from this, the right of conservation, revival and management of community forest resources has also been given under Community Forest Rights. The management plan will be prepared and implemented under the guidance of the Forest Department for the conservation, development and management of forests, wildlife and biodiversity by the Gram Sabha in the forest area. This will ensure availability of resources for conservation of forests, development and livelihood of villagers. Similarly, 97 community forest resource rights papers have been provided for 81 thousand 358 hectares of forest land, up till September.
Under the Forest Rights Act 2006,1158 hectares of forest land has been provided to various departments for conducting 2309 projects regarding 13 purposes from centres, roads and community centres, which will include the provision of
public facilities such as schools, dispensaries, anganwadis, fair price shops, electrical and telecom lines, tanks and small reservoirs, drinking water supply and water pipelines, water or rainwater harvesting structures, minor irrigation canals, unconventional Energy sources, skill up-gradation or professional training.
With an aim to make the forest dwellers self-reliant by providing resources of extra income along with a life of respect, individual and community forest right holders of 1110 hectares of land, will be provided with 1150 hectares of irrigated land to plant fruits, small forest produce and medicinal plantations, vegetable production, etc, who's implementation is under the scheme of MNREGA.
Swami Atmanand gave the message of humanity service: Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Swami Atmanand realized the vision of Swami Ramkrishna Paramhansa
Chief Minister attends Swami Atmanand Jayanti programme in Paatan via video conferencing
’Dharsa Vikas Yojana’ to be launched in Chhattisgarh soon: Committee of Panchayat, Revenue and PWD Department Secretaries to be formed for formulation of the scheme, announced Chief Minister
English Medium School to be operated under Swami Atmanand English Medium School Scheme
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that Swami Atmanand guided us to serve the humanity. With his noble deeds, he turned the visions of Swami Ramkrishna Paramhansa into reality. Mr. Baghel said that Swami Atmanand made an important contribution in terms of spreading the message of Shri Ramkrishna and forming Maths across the country. Chief Minister was addressing the programme organized on the occasion of Swami Atmanand Jayanti in Paatan Tehsil Headquarters of Durg district today, via video conferencing. At the onset, Mr. Baghel garlanded the picture of Swami Atmanand at his residence office and paid him courteous tribute.
While inaugurating the programme, Mr. Bhupesh Baghel announced that ‘Dharsa Vikas Yojana’ will be launched in Chhattisgarh soon. Under this scheme, kuchcha roads and pathways will be concretized. A committee of Secretaries from Panchayat, Revenue and PWD Department will be constituted to formulate the scheme, told Chief Minister. Mr. Baghel further told that the English Medium Schools that are being opened in the state will be operated under Swami Atmanand English Medium School Yojana. He added that the schools which have been named after great personalities, their names will not be changed. Chief Minister said that after Kolkata, Swami Vivekananda had spent the most part of his life in Raipur. The buildings, where Swami Vivekananda had stayed during his Raipur visit, will be developed as the international memorials of Swami Vivekananda. On the occasion, Agriculture Minister Ravindra Choubey, Cooperatives Minister Dr Premsai Singh Tekam, Urban Administration Minister Dr Shiv Kumar Daharia, Advisor to Chief Minister Mr. Pradeep Sharma, Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Subrat Sahu, Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Siddhartha Komal Singh Pardeshi were also present.
Commemorating the contribution of Swami Atmanand, Mr. Baghel said that he taught us that service to humanity is the biggest religion. He dedicated his entire life to the service of poor. He established Math and Ashrams to collect money for serving the drought-affected. Swami Atmanand was a social reformer and an educationist. He established Ashram and library in Raipur. He was interested in sports as well. He also contributed towards development of panchayati raj institutions. He had contributed the funds for his second ashram for building camps in Pakhanjur, Raipur and Dharamjaigarh during Indo-Pak war in year 1971. The list of his contribution for child nutrition and in healthcare sector goes on and on.
Following the footsteps of Swami Vivekananda, we started Mukhyamantri Suposhan ABhiyan on Octover 2, 2019. Under this scheme, nearly 13.77 % children have been cured of malnutrition. We have started Haat Bazar Clinic Scheme and Urban Slum Health Scheme, said Chief Minister. On the occasion, a video film based on Swami Atmanand was screened. Mr. Sitaram Verma, Mr. Mehettar Ram Verma, Mr. Ashwani Sahu and office-bearers of various communities were also present.
Anti-bodies found in 5.56 percent of the people in 10 districts of Chhattisgarh
ICMR releases SERO Surveillance report
Antibodies found in 283 out of 5083 samples collected, which includes 97 samples of common people and 186 samples of high-risk group
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has released the report of SERO Surveillance conducted in 10 districts of Chhattisgarh. In this surveillance, antibodies that fight against corona infection have been found in 5.56% people of the state. ICMR Team had collected total 5083 samples from 10 districts for SERO Surveillance. This includes 97 samples of common people and 186 samples of high-risk group.
On an average 240 samples of common people and 260 samples from high-risk group were collected from every district for SERO Surveillance. ICMR, New Delhi and RMRC (Regional Medical Research Centre), Bhubaneshwar, in association with National Health Mission under State Government’s Health and Family Welfare Department, collected samples from 60 clusters of 20 development blocks in 10 districts. Samples were collected from both urban and rural areas. According to SERO Surveillance report, antibodies have been found in bodies of 13.06% people of Raipur district, 3.75% people of Rajnandgaon, 8.61% people of Durg, 7.2% people of Bilaspur, 1.51% people of Jashpur, 5.57% people of Balodabazar-Bhatapara, 1.74% people of Balrampur-Ramanujganj district, 2.79% people of Korba district, 8.2% people of Janjgir-Champa district and 3.64% people of Mungeli district.
During SERO surveillance, 66 out of total 505 samples compiled in three clusters of two blocks of Raipur district have been found positive. 13 out of 158 samples taken from Tilda block and 53 out of 347 samples collected from Dharsinwa (Raipur) block have been found to be antibody positive. Out of the 506 samples taken from Rajnandgaon district, 19 have been found antibody positive. 15 out of 321 samples collected from Rajnandgaon development block and four out of 185 samples collected from Dongargarh development block have been found antibody positive. Likewise, antibodies have been found in 43 out of 499 samples taken in Durg district. 25 out of 248 samples collected in Durg block, and 18 out of 251 samples of Patan block have been found antibody positive.
Antibodies have been found in 36 out of 500 samples in undivided Bilaspur district. 28 out of 282 in Bilha (Bilaspur) block and eight out of 218 in Pendra block are sample positive. Eight out of 524 samples have been found positive in Jashpur district. Antibodies have been found in five of the 333 samples collected from Jashpur block and in four out of 191 in Farsabhar block. 28 out of 502 samples taken in Balodabazar-Bhatapara district are antibody positive. Six out of 196 samples of Bhatapara development block and 22 out of 306 samples of Balodabazar block have been found antibody positive. Nine out of 515 samples from Balrampur-Ramanujganj district have been found antibody positive. Likwise, antibodies have been found in five of the 334 samples collected in Balrampur block and four out of 181 samples collected from Ramachandrapur.
Out of the 537 samples collected from Korba district for SERO surveillance, 15 have been found positive. 11 out of 373 samples collected in Korba block and four out of 164 samples collected in Katghora block have been found antibody positive. Out of the 500 samples collected in Janjgir-Champa district, 41 have been reported antibody positive. Similarly, antibodies have been detected in 16 samples out of 171 in Nawagarh (Janjgir) block and 25 out of 329 samples of Bamnidih (Champa) block. Out of the 495 samples taken from Mungeli district for surveillance, 18 are antibody positive. There have been positive reports of three out of 206 samples collected from Patharia block and 15 out of 289 samples of Mungeli block.
Chhattisgarh ranks second in the country in terms of growth in GST Collection
Chhattisgarh’s economy growing at accelerated pace despite Corona crisis: 24% hike in GST collection in September month
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel’s vision and decisions for economic of Chhattisgarh state during corona crisis has begun to yield positive results. In the month of September, Chhattisgarh has recorded second highest growth in GST collection as compared to the other states of the country. There has been 24% increase in GST collection in September 2020, as compared to the amount of GST collection in September month last year. GST collection in September, 2019 was Rs 1490 crore, whereas GST collection in September 2020 has increased to Rs 1841 crore.
According to latest date of GST collection issued by Union Finance Ministry, Jammu-Kashmir has secured top rank in terms of growth in tax collection, whereas Chhattisgarh has secured second position with 24% hike in tax collection. As compared to last year, Rajasthan has recorded 17% growth in tax collection, Hariyana 15%, Delhi 7%, Gujarat 6%, Punjab 5%, Madhya Pradesh 4%, and Uttar Pradesh has recorded hike of 0.5% in taz collection.
During total lockdown in Chhattisgarh, economic activities were continuously conducted in rural and forest areas of the state. Villagers and forest dwellers got continuously employment. As people received money through employment, commerce and industrial sector of the state was also benefitted. After the lockdown was called off, economic development of the state also paced up. In the initial phase of unlock, more than 80% of the industries in the state were reopened and the production capacity of these industries kept increasing with each passing day.
During lockdown, minor forest produce collection in Chhattisgarh was highest in the country. Number of minor forest produce procured at support price has been increased from 7 to 31. Wage for tendupatta collection has been increased to Rs 4000 per standard sack. Under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA), nearly 26 lakh people were provided employment in a day. All these activities helped Chhattisgarh’s economy to grow even during corona crisis.
Under Rajiv Gandhi Kisaan Nyay Yojana, 19 lakh farmers of the state are being provided Rs 5750 crore in four installments. Two installments of Rs 1500 crore each have already been transferred into the accounts of farmers. This financial support from government has boosted the morale of farmers and they are working in their farms with renewed enthusiasm. Under Godhan Nyay Yojana, cattle ranchers and villagers have been paid nearly Rs 21 crore against dung procurement. New Government has taken several measures for economic growth such as waiving off farmers’ loans, procuring paddy at Rs 2500 per quintal, irrigation tax waiver etc. This is the reason why Chhattisgarh’s economy never had to shut down. Maximum number of industries was allowed to operate with proper safety measures. Considering the challenges of industries, they were provided concessions in electricity bills. This year, electricity rates and rules-regulations were also not changed. To keep the real estate sector active, 30% concession was provided in the government guideline rates applicable on land transactions. Automobile sector has also performed well. Production in steel industries and coal mines in state also continued during the lockdown period.
State level cyber police station will speed up investigation of cyber crimes - Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Chief Minister inaugurated state cyber police station at police headquarters
Cyber police stations will also be started in all police range headquarters
The Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated the State Cyber Police Station established at the Police Headquarters today through video conference. He congratulated the police department on the occasion and said that this is a good initiative of the police department for the control of cyber crimes occurring in the state. This will help in solving various types of cyber crimes faster. Apart from this, other police stations will also get necessary guidance and technical help in research of cyber crimes.
The Chief Minister also visited the State Cyber Police Station through a video conference. In the online inauguration program with him, Home Minister Shri Tamradhwaj Sahu, Chief Minister and Additional Chief Secretary of Home Department Shri Subrata Sahu, Special Director General of Police, Shri R.K. Mr. Sameer Bishnoi, Chief Executive Officer of Vij and Chips was also present. At the same time, the Director General of Police Shri D.M. Awasthi, Special Director General of Police Mr. Ashok Juneja and Additional Director General of Police Mr. Himanshu Gupta also attended the program.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel while addressing the inauguration program said that this cyber police station of Police Headquarters should make people aware of cyber crimes so that they do not become victims of crime and financial frauds that occur through social media. He called for awareness of citizens by going to school, college, development block and panchayat level. The Chief Minister said that the use of technology in cyber crimes and data theft is increasing constantly. Police will also have to be technically proficient to prevent them. He also asked the police force to provide necessary technical training and equipment for this.
Home Minister Shri Tamradhwaj Sahu said in the program that usage of internet and technology is increasing in everyday life. While it has given many facilities to the people, its misuse by people of criminal tendency is increasing cyber crimes. By infusing technology and exploiting fear, criminals are committing new types of crimes. These can be controlled only by the state-of-the-art facilities and technology of investigation. The police department is continuously adopting new techniques for research of crimes and maintaining law and order. He asked the Home Department officials to keep complete arrangements and preparations according to future needs. Shri Sahu informed that for better coordination and guidance between the field stations and the State Cyber Police Station, such cyber police stations will also be established in all police range headquarters.
Special Director General of Police, Shri R.K. Vij said in the program that under the Information Technology Act (as amended) -2000 in the State Cyber Police Station, major cases will be registered and investigated. Remaining cyber cases will continue to be registered in normal police stations as before. Along with deliberating important cases, this station will not only guide all district units on information technology related matters, but will also carry out coordination related tasks in various portals and inter-state matters related to cyber crime of the Central Government. Officers of the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police have been made investigating officers in the State Cyber Police Station. He informed that a lab has also been established at the Police Headquarters to check the electronic evidences. In the inaugural function of the State Cyber Police Station, Inspector General of all Police Ranges, senior officers of various branches of Police Headquarters and Superintendents of Police of many districts also participated in the video conference.
Chief Minister unveils the statue of Mahatma Gandhi
This statue of Gandhi ji reminds us of his ideals, principles, and sacrifices: Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Bapu’s teachings are showing us the right pathOn the occasion of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi’s 151st birth anniversary, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel unveiled statue of Bapu at Mantralaya, Mahanadi Bhavan premise in Nava Raipur. Chief Minister paid courteous tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Ex-Prime Minister late Mr. Lal Bahadur Shastri, at his residence office.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel addressed the statue unveiling programme from his residence office, saying that this statue erected in the Mantralaya premise will keep remining us of the ideals, principles, sacrifices of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi. Bapu’s teaching are showing us the right path.
Chief Minister further said that Bapu is in our hearts. Speaking about the first freedom struggle of 1857, Chief Minister said that Shaheed Gendsingh and Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh had started the freedom movement against British Government in Bastar and Raipur region of Chhattisgarh. Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi united various streams of freedom struggle for the decisive battle with ‘Satyagrah’ and non-violence. Chief Minister said that Bapu had also visited Chhattisgarh during freedom movement. People of Chhattisgarh are inspired by Bapu. On the occasion of statue unveiling at Mantralaya, Chief Minister quoted Gandhi ji saying that before taking any decision, we should first consider the effects of the decision on the last person of the society.
On the occasion, Home Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, Panchayat Minister Mr. TS Singhdeo, Agriculture Minister Mr. Ravindra Choubey, School Education Minister Dr Premsai Singh, Advisor to Chief Minister Mr. Vinod Verma and Mr. Rajesh Tiwari, Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Subrat Sahu, Secretary Mr. Siddhartha Komal Pardeshi were present at Chief Minister’s residence, while Food Minister Mr. Amarjeet Bhagat, Chief Secrtary Mr. RP Mandal and other senior officials were present at Mantralaya.
Government of Chhattisgarh is working relentlessly for cleanliness, health, fight against malnutrition and environmental protection: Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel attends 'Banega Swasth India' program of NDTV
The Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, from his residence office today joined the 'Banega Swasth India' live program organized online by NDTV on the occasion of 151st birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. The Chief Minister said that the Government of Chhattisgarh is continuously working towards cleanliness, health, fight against malnutrition and environmental protection through the Suraksha Abhiyan, Haat-Bazar Clinic Scheme, Suraji Village Scheme and Large Plantation Program. Many celebrities like actor Amitabh Bachchan, actress Bhumi Pednekar social activist Megha Patkar attended this program.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel while answering the question asked about Choron infection in Chhattisgarh said that the state of Chhattisgarh is surrounded by seven states. Despite this, the state of corona infection in the state is completely controlled. Giving information about the precautionary measures taken for the prevention of corona infection in the state, the Chief Minister said that we sealed the borders of the state in the initial phase of the infection, so that no outsiders could come. At present, the number of corona infected patients in the state has increased due to the removal of lockdown and movement of traffic. The Chief Minister said that despite this, the situation is under control. Will definitely win the Battle of Corona in the coming time.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel further said that we are not in favor of lockdown again. Home isolation is being encouraged by the state government to ensure better arrangements for treatment of people infected with corona. The state government is distributing medicines door-to-door and the team of doctors and specialists are continuously providing medical consultation to the patients through call centers in each district.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel while discussing the subject of cleanliness, health and environment said that all three are important subjects and they also have mutual relation with each other. He further explained that as far as cleanliness is concerned, there are 10,000 women self-help groups in the state, who are constantly working in this direction, as a result of which, in the case of cleanliness survey, the state of Chhattisgarh has the highest number of ODF plus villages Has secured the second position in the country. The Chief Minister said that 16 thousand tonnes of waste is disposed of in the state. 'Swachh Diksha' program has also been started in the state under which representatives of many states have come here and received training. Along with this, representatives of Nepal and Bhutan have also seen and learned this cleanliness drive of the state. Women are constantly working here to make the state clean. E-rickshaws are being used to transport waste here. Due to which the amount of fuel consumption is being saved. Thousands of 'Swachhta Didis' are also benefiting from this cleanliness campaign. Now their honorarium has been increased from Rs 5 thousand to Rs 6 thousand.
Under the ambitious scheme of the state government, Narva, Garuva, Ghuaruva and Bari are now collected by purchasing cow dung. Under the Godhan Nyaya Yojana started from Hareli Tihar, 11 lakh quintals of cow dung have been purchased in two months and an amount of about 20 crores has been paid. While on one hand sanitation has been encouraged by the Godhan Nyaya Yojana, on the other hand the income of the people is also increasing. This scheme has proved very beneficial for the landless laborers. Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that this scheme is the first such scheme in the country as well as in the whole world. In which the state government is purchasing cow dung. With this, the income of cattle rearers is also increasing along with making the environment clean.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that 44 percent of the land area in Chhattisgarh is forested which is 17 percent of the forest cover in the entire country. He said that in other words it can be said that Chhattisgarh has 17 percent contribution in giving oxygen to the country. This year, we have decided that the plantation program will now give priority to the planting of fruitful trees so that our tribal community living in Vananchal will get employment in the future and their income should also increase.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that 37.7 percent children in the state are malnourished. To make Chhattisgarh a malnutrition-free state, Chief Minister Suchitan Abhiyan was launched on October 2 last year. I am happy to inform that 68% of the 5 lakh malnourished children of the state have been freed from malnutrition in one year. Which is about 13 percent. Similarly, under the Chief Minister's Haat-Bazar Yojana Clinic, medical teams are going to each Haat-Bazar to provide services in the forest areas. Before this period of corona crisis, 26 thousand medical camps were organized under this scheme, which has benefited about 8 lakh people. In this way, the state government is working relentlessly towards the fight against cleanliness, health, malnutrition and environmental protection.
On October 2, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will perform Bhoomipujan of Mahatma Gandhi Horticulture and Forestry University
Development and construction works costing Rs. 253 crore will be done in Durg district.
On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on 2 October, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will perform Bhoomipujan at Mahatma Gandhi Horticulture and Forestry University to be built at a cost of Rs 55 crore in village Sankra of Patan development block in Durg district. On this occasion, the Chief Minister will also provide development and construction works worth 253 crore to the Durg district.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will inaugurate the Bhoomipujan of Mahatma Gandhi University in Patan, as well as a house built at a cost of Rs 5 crore 48 lakh for the stay of government officials and employees in the block headquarters. Similarly, the construction work of the high-level bridge being constructed at Uphra to Raveli road in Kharun river at a cost of Rs 8 crore 35 lakh and the high-level bridge to be constructed from 8 crore 17 lakh in Khamania Nala in Abhanpur-Tarrighat Patan road in Khamaria Nala and the co-operative bank. There will also be inauguration-bhoomipujan of works costing Rs 77 crore 28 lakh in the branch and patan.
On this occasion, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will inaugurate and perform Bhoomi Pujan in a fort costing Rs 138 crore 35 lakh. This includes beautification of the Thagda dam at a cost of Rs 13 crore 49 lakh, strengthening and beautification of the 8 km stretch from Nehru Chowk to Mini Mata Chowk at a cost of Rs 68 crore 16 lakh and a cost of Rs 56 crore 39 lakh from Pulgaon Naka to Anjora. From 6.50 km forelane construction work is included. On this occasion, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel will unveil the statue of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi in Bhilai, as well as perform Bhumi Pujan and inaugurate 30 works in Bhilai Municipal Corporation area. This includes the inauguration of Rs 12 crore 22 lakh and the Bhoomi pujan work of Rs 25 crore 74 lakh.
Chhattisgarh's economy remains dynamic even in times of Corona due to public welfare policies: Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Chief Minister hands over 300 crore to Kondagaon district
Third installment of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyaya Yojana to farmers on State Foundation Day
The country and the world appreciated Chhattisgarh's Godhan Nyay Yojana
Several innovative programs to promote self-employment started in Kondagaon district
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has said that the Government of Chhattisgarh stands firmly with poor farmers, tribals and laborers in the time of Corona crisis. He said that people in the country and the world had to face economic difficulties during the time of crisis, but Chhattisgarh has remained untouched by it. Chief Minister Mr. Baghel was addressing the inauguration and foundation laying ceremony in Kondagaon today through video conferencing from his residence office. On this occasion, the Chief Minister handed over about 300 crore rupees for development and construction works to Kondagaon district, including the inauguration of 25 works costing 155 crore rupees and the foundation stone of development works worth 145 crore rupees. The Chief Minister also launched several innovative programs.
Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel said that due to public welfare policies and programs of the state government, the economy of the state has remained dynamic even during the Corona crisis. On this occasion, he referred to several public welfare programs of the state government and said that the third installment of the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyaya Yojana has been launched with the aim of giving farmers a fair price for their produce and to promote crop productivity. State Foundation Day will be given on November 1. The Chief Minister said that the State Government provided financial support to the people by providing them the means of employment and income regularly through the MGNREGA, loan waiver of farmers, purchase of paddy, Godan Nyaya Yojana, collection of minor forest produce and support price. is.
The Chief Minister inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 49 works costing 300 crore in Kondagaon district through video conferencing, mainly the establishment of Maa Danteshwari Maize Processing Unit, Maha Narier Abhiyan, Tatamari Tourism Center, Valley of Flowers, Keshkal, Mari Area Livelihood Development Project, Udaan Aajeevika Kendra and Sensation Program, Limdaraha Midway, District Library and Study Center, Bus Stand Kondagaon, Kosar Teda Water Augmentation Scheme. MLA Shri Mohan Markam presided over the program.
The Chief Minister said that the Godhan Nyaya Yojana being operated in the state of Chhattisgarh is unique in itself with the objective of protecting and promoting cow-mothers and providing additional sources of income to the cowherders. People in the country and the world have appreciated this scheme. He said that through this, an amount of Rs 21 crore has been paid so far in lieu of sale of cow dung to cowherds and villagers. The Chief Minister reiterated his resolve to make the Gouthans built and operated in the villages under the Suraji Gaon Yojana a center of livelihood for the villagers, saying that Gauthanas have been constructed in more than 50 per cent of village panchayats in the state. Construction of Gouthans in 100 per cent Gram Panchayats and procurement of cow dung and other income oriented activities in Gouthans is our goal. We are developing Gouthanas as centers of self-employment and livelihood.
Minister in-charge of Kondagaon District Guru Rudrakumar, Urban Administration Minister Dr. Shiv Kumar Dahria, Rajya Sabha MP Smt Phoolodevi Netam, MLA, President of Chhattisgarh State Handicrafts Development Board Mr. Chandan Kashyap and MLA Mr. Santram Netam also addressed the Bastar Zone He appreciated the development works under the leadership of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel and congratulated the people of Kondagaon and Bastar region on this occasion. Representatives of many public representatives and panchayati raj institutions were present in the virtual program of the inauguration and foundation.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel left for Maharashtra Nagpur ..
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel left for Nagpur at 11:30 am. Meanwhile, at 12:30 pm, Dr. Rawe Ambedkar of Nagpur will press conference between 1 to 2 pm, and will return between 2 to 3 pm.