Even the pandemic couldn’t deter us from the pledge to develop ‘Nava Chhattisgarh’: Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Durg and Balod districts receive gifts of 244 development works worth Rs 685 crore
Chief Minister sanctions Rs one crore for pipeline expansion of Balod's water augmentation scheme
Chief Minister had a discussion about income-oriented activities with the beneficiaries of various schemes and women self-help groups
Students of Swami Atmanand English Medium School in Balod thanked Chief Minister for the excellent education facilities
'Balod Bazaar' marketing brochure released
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel unveiled the development and construction works worth Rs 685 crore for Durg and Balod district. Mr. Baghel said on the occasion that the first and the second wave of COVID pandemic created many challenges before us, but none of these could deter us from our pledge to build ‘Nava Chhattisgarh’. Chief Minister said that the second wave of COVID is now under control in the state. COVID crisis may have slowed down the pace but could not stop our development. Situation is gradually getting back to normal, and now the development works will pick up the pace and we will soldier on with full potential to realize our vision of ‘Nava Chhattisgarh’.
Mr. Baghel inaugurated and performed bhoomipujan of 244 development and construction works worth Rs.685 crore for Durg and Balod districts in a virtual program organized at his residence office in the capital Raipur today. These include 57 works costing Rs 285.87 crores in Durg district and 187 works worth Rs 399.32 crores in Balod district. The works unveiled today mainly include development of basic facilities such as education, health, roads, electricity and drinking water. On this occasion, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel announced sanction of Rs one crore rupees for the pipeline expansion of the water augmentation scheme in Balod. On this occasion, Gundardehi MLA and Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Kunwar Singh Nishad put forth the demands related to public convenience and requested Chief Minister for approval.
Chief Minister said that now the children of poor families in the state also have access to quality education through Swami Atmanand English Medium Schools. Children studying from these schools will inculcate self-confidence and get better employment opportunities at national and international level. Students of Atmanand School, Balod thanked Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel for starting government English medium schools at district and block level that are providing excellent education. Chief Minister appreciated the children interacting in fluent English and wished them a bright future.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel interacted with women members of the self-help groups who conduct various economic activities in gauthans including dairy, vermin compost production and also spoke to the beneficiaries of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana and Godhan Nyay Yojana in Durg and Balod district, and asked them about the benefits they have received from the schemes. About the sugar factory in Sarkabhat in Balod district, Chief Minister said that if the farmers around this sugar factory produce sugarcane instead of paddy, they will get an input assistance of Rs 10,000 per acre under the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana. This would help in better operation of this sugar factory. Various products are being sold by the women self-help groups of Balod district under the brand name Balod Bazar. Chief Minister released the Balod Bazar brochure and appreciated the activities of the women of Self Help Groups. So far the Self-Help Groups have had a turnover of Rs.12 lakhs through Balod Bazar, with net profit of Rs.5 lakhs.
Home Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Mr. Ravindra Choubey, Forest and Climate Change Minister Mr. Mohammad Akbar, Public Health Engineering Minister Guru Rudra Kumar, Women and Child Development Minister Smt. Anila Bhedia also addressed the programme from Chief Minister's residence. They said that as a result of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel's vision and initiatives, the rural economy has gained momentum and new employment opportunities have been created in the villages. Education Minister Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam, Food Minister Mr. Amarjit Bhagat, MLA Mr. Arun Vora, Mr. Devendra Yadav, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Kunwar Singh Nishad and MLA Mrs. Sangeeta Sinha also joined the programme through video conferencing. On this occasion, public representatives of many panchayats and urban bodies of both the districts also participated virtually. Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Subrat Sahu, Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Siddharth Komal Singh Pardeshi were also present in the meeting.
State Government will extend every possible support for every initiative of private sector in interest of farmers-forest dwellers, including the establishment of processing units : Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Union Agriculture Minister Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar and Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Mr. Bhupesh Baghel inaugurates Indus Best Mega Food Park in a virtual programme
Chhattisgarh should play a leading role in availing the schemes to promote food processing: Union Agriculture Minister Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar
Mega Food Park established in Bemta-Sarora area of Raipur district
Union Agriculture Minister Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar and Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh inaugurated Indus Best Mega Food Park of private sector in Bemta-Sarora village of Tilda block in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh, in a virtual inauguration programme. Union Minister of State for Food Processing Mr. Rameshwar Teli and Industry Minister of Chhattisgarh Mr. Kawasi Lakhma were also attended the programme online.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said in his address to the inaugural programme that State Government would extend every possible support for every private sector initiative in interest of farmers and forest dwellers including the establishment of food processing units. Chief Minister said that it is a matter of joy that private sector entrepreneurs are exploring the scope of vegetable and fruit processing in Chhattisgarh and they are actively participating in the food processing sector. Chief Minister said that State Government intends to ensure that farmers get fair value of their production, for which consistent efforts are being made to establish a chain of 110 food parks in Chhattisgarh. Land plots for food parks have already been identified. State Government plans to establish at least one food park in each development block of the state. He further said that all kinds of fruits and vegetables are produced in Chhattisgarh but many a time farmers do not get fair value of their produce. Forest produce is also found abundantly in Chhattisgarh but due to absence of proper collection and processing system, collectors do not receive the profit they deserve on many occasions. Chief Minister said that State Government has identified such products region-wise and has started the processing work of these products. With the help of self-help groups engaged in forest produce collection, Van Dhan Centers have been established for forest produce processing.
On the occasion, Union Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar said that what we need at present is to boost the crop productivity of farmers, processing of agricultural and horticultural crops and fair price of produce for the farmers. For this, the central and state governments are working together. He said that Chhattisgarh should play a leading role in taking advantage of the schemes to promote food processing.
Union Minister of State Mr. Rameshwar Teli said that Central Government is implementing Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana to strengthen the infrastructure of food processing sector. Chhattisgarh’s Industries Minister Mr. Kawasi Lakhma said that State Government’s new industrial policy has a provision of subsidy and land allotment to the private sector for setting up food parks.
Indus Best Mega Food Park, developed under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana and Mega Food Park scheme of Central Government Ministry of Food Processing at village Bemta-Sarora in Raipur district, has the international standard processing and packaging facilities for pulp extraction and juicing of fruit and vegetable and tomato, mango, blueberry, papaya, guava, amla and gourd, bitter gourd etc. Besides, the food park is also equipped with 6650 metric ton capacity cold storage and 22 thousand metric ton dry warehouse facility for peas, mango slices, papaya slices, leafy vegetables. A state-of-the-art laboratory has been set up at the Food Park for quality testing of the products. 150 square yards of plug and play sheds have been set up in the food park for small units and processors. The Food Park also has 30 industrial plots of 0.5 acres to one acre for rice, milk, maize, oil, tomato based processing units.
The virtual program was also attended by Central Secretary Smt. Pushpa Subramaniam, Chhattisgarh's Chief Secretary Mr. Amitabh Jain, Principal Secretary Industries Mr. Manoj Kumar Pingua, Chairman of Indus Best Mega Food Park Mr. Rudra Sen Sindhu, Director Shri Satya Pal Sindhu, Editor of Dainik HariBhoomi Shri Himanshu Dwivedi also joined.
Lives of Bijapur forest dwellers getting better due to the rights granted to forest land
On the death anniversary of Pandit Nehru, the Chief Minister wreathed him by garlanding his portrait
Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel has saluted the first Prime Minister of India, Bharat Ratna Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary. Mr. Baghel garlanded the portrait of former Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru at his residence office here today and paid a humble tribute to him.
On this occasion, the Chief Minister has said that Pandit Nehru was a precious jewel in the land of India, who played an important role in the independence of the country and its Navnirman. Pandit Nehru has been a beloved leader of the masses. Even today, indelible mark of his personality and work is inscribed in the hearts and minds of Indians. The Chief Minister said that Pandit Nehru made democracy his prime minister for the development of the country and gave India a strong foundation. From social infrastructure to the development of physical infrastructure like roads, electricity, water, railways, aviation, his contribution can never be forgotten. Bhilai Steel Plant is an outstanding gift to Chhattisgarh by Pandit Nehru.
On the occasion of the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Shri Rajiv Gandhi, the Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, under the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana in a program organized at the residence office ..
On the occasion of the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Shri Rajiv Gandhi, the Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, today announced the release of 22 lakh farmers of the state as first installment of Kharif season 2020-21 under Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyaya Yojana in a program organized at the residence office of 1500. Transfer of agricultural input assistance (input subsidy) of crores to their bank accounts.
In the program, Mr. Baghel also provided Rs 7 crore 17 lakh in lieu of cow dung to about 72 thousand cattle herders from March 15 to May 15 and Rs 3.6 crore to Gowthan committees and women self-help groups under the Godhan Nyaya Yojana. Amount transferred online. Under the Godan Nyaya Yojana, a total of 88 crore 15 lakh rupees have been paid so far to the cattle rearers and villagers. The Chief Minister read out the message of MP Smt. Sonia Gandhi in the program. Rajya Sabha MP Mr. PL Punia also participated in the video conferencing program.
Vidhan Sabha Speaker Dr. Charandas Mahant and Health Minister Shri T.S. Singhdev, Home Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, Agriculture Minister Mr. Ravindra Choubey, Forest Minister Mr. Mohammad Akbar, School Education Minister Dr. Premasay Singh Tekam, Urban Administration Minister Dr. Shiv Kumar Dahria, Food Minister Mr. Amarjeet Bhagat, Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Anila Bhendia, Industries Minister Mr. Kavasi Lakhma, Revenue Minister Mr. Jaysingh Agarwal, Higher Education Minister Mr. Umesh Patel and Public Health Engineering Minister Guru Rudrakumar, Advisor to Chief Minister Mr. Vinod Verma and Mr. Rajesh Tiwari, Chief Secretary Mr. Amitabh Jain, Additional Chief Secretary Mr. Subrata Sahu, Commissioner of Agricultural Production, Dr. M. Geeta, Secretary to the Chief Minister Mr. Siddharth Komal Singh Pardeshi and Director of Agriculture Mr. Amrit Khalkho were present. MPs, MLAs, other people's representatives, farmers and cattle rearers were also involved in video conferencing in the program.
On the 21st of May 21, the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Shri Rajiv Gandhi, in his residence office by Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel ..
On 21 May, the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Shri Rajiv Gandhi, with Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel in his residence office along with the Speaker of Legislative Assembly Dr. Charandas Mahant and cabinet colleagues paid floral tributes to the late Mr. Rajiv Gandhi's oil painting on him. Today, on the occasion of Anti-Terrorism Day, the ministers including Chief Minister Mr. Baghel and all those present expressed their conviction for the tradition of non-violence and tolerance of the country, resolutely opposing terrorism and violence, peace among all sections of mankind, social Sworn to create harmony and understanding and to fight against disruptive forces that threaten human life values.
Vidhan Sabha Speaker Dr. Charandas Mahant and Health Minister Shri T.S. Singhdev, Home Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, Agriculture Minister Mr. Ravindra Choubey, Forest Minister Mr. Mohammad Akbar, School Education Minister Dr. Premasay Singh Tekam, Urban Administration Minister Dr. Shiv Kumar Dahria, Food Minister Mr. Amarjeet Bhagat, Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Anila Bhendia, Industries Minister Mr. Kavasi Lakhma, Revenue Minister Mr. Jaysingh Agarwal, Higher Education Minister Mr. Umesh Patel and Public Health Engineering Minister Guru Rudrakumar, Advisor to Chief Minister Mr. Vinod Verma and Mr. Rajesh Tiwari, Chief Secretary Mr. Amitabh Jain, Additional Chief Secretary Mr. Subrata Sahu, Commissioner of Agricultural Production, Dr. M. Geeta, Secretary to the Chief Minister Mr. Siddharth Komal Singh Pardeshi and Director of Agriculture Mr. Amrit Khalkho were present.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel gave instructions to all district collectors to assess the damage caused by unseasonal rains and provide immediate assistance to the affected.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has instructed to assess the loss including crop loss due to unseasonal rains in the state and provide immediate necessary assistance to the affected.
The Chief Minister has asked the collectors to immediately assess the team for the survey of the loss of public money including crops due to rain and storm and storm, and the financial assistance required to the victims under the Revenue Book Circular 6-4. Be provided.
There will be cooperation between the Mayo Clinic and the Chhattisgarh Government of America to deal with the corona infection
The doctors of America's renowned Mayo Clinic will help in combating the corona infection by collaborating with the Government of Chhattisgarh. Last day, Health Minister of Chhattisgarh, Shri T.S. Dr. Singh of Mayo Clinic in this regard of Singhdev. There was a meeting with Priya Sampatkumar through video conferencing. It was decided in the meeting that doctors and paramedical staff of Chhattisgarh will be imparted training by doctors of Mayo Clinic. Apart from this, the doctors of the state will also be able to have medical consultation with the doctors of Mayo Clinic in relation to the patients of Chhattisgarh. Corona patients of Chhattisgarh will get great benefit from this cooperation. At the meeting, expert doctor of medical college Raipur, Dr. O. P. Sundarani, Dr. Yogesh and senior officials of the department were also present.
Aim to bring corona infection rate to zero percent in Bastar division like last time: Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Success will be attained only by alertness to duty
Prohibition on entry into the city or villages without testing every person coming from outside
CRPF and Paramilitary Force personnel returning from leave should be sent to the camps only after testing and quarantine
Make arrangements for testing drivers and cleaners coming from outside in the mine areas and keeping them separate from the labourers
Following the guidelines of Covid, the work of MGNREGA and collection of minor forest produce should be started
Focus on testing, treatment of patients, vaccination and prevention of corona infection
Intensive testing to be carried out by contact tracing of those infected by Covid
Raipur, April 20, 2021
Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel in a virtual meeting held at his residence office here today, reviewed the current status of corona infection and measures to control it in 7 districts- Kanker, Kondagaon, Bastar, Bijapur, Narayanpur, Sukma and Dantewada - of Bastar division,
Chief Minister, Mr. Baghel said while reviewing the Covid situation that in the Bastar division of the state, last time good success was achieved with the cooperation of everyone along with administration in preventing the corona infection. This time also, we should try to bring the rate of corona infection to zero percent in the Bastar division as last time. He said that the officers and employees of Bastar Division are doing good work. We will definitely get success in achieving the goal by being alert to our duties.
Chief Minister said that in order contain the infection in Bastar, it is necessary that every person coming from outside should go neither to the village nor to the city without testing. Arrangements should be made to keep them in quarantine center and isolation center as per requirement. Testing of visitors from outside should be done at the airport, railway station, bus stand and entry point of the inter-state borders itself. Our focus should be on testing as well as treatment of patients, vaccination, prevention of corona infection and contact tracing of infected patients and intensive screening. Contact tracing will help to a great extent in preventing infection.
The Chief Minister said that testing of CRPF and Paramilitary Force personnel returning from leave should be done at the entry point. They should be allowed to go to the camps only after keeping them in quarantine and isolation. He said that due to this last time, the infection in Bastar had increased. Bastar IG should keep information about the soldiers coming and arrange for a separate vehicle to bring such soldiers. The soldiers should not return by means of public transport. He said that the drivers and cleaners coming in trucks in the mine areas should be examined and arrangements should be made to keep them separate from the labourers.
Chief Minister said that to provide employment to the people during lockdown, the works of MGNREGA and collection of minor forest produce should be started by following the guidelines of Covid protection. This will provide easy employment to the people and will also help them earn extra income. Health Minister Shri T.S. Singhdeo gave information about the condition of corona infection in Bastar division. He called for ensuring every necessary arrangement is made to prevent corona infection. Along with this, all the collectors were asked to collect information about the workers and people who went out panchayat-wise in their respective districts and display it on the portal. He also gave necessary instructions regarding establishment of Quarantine Center and Isolation Center in Gram Panchayats.
In the meeting, Chief Minister reviewed the state of oxygen beds, ICU beds, availability of ventilator beds, oxygen supply chain, availability and rotation of oxygen cylinders, availability of medical staff, availability of Remdesivir and other essential medicines and works being done in collaboration with the CSR fund, industrial sector and social organizations, in all the districts of Bastar division.
Health Minister Shri T.S. Singhdeo, Chief Secretary Mr. Amitabh Jain, Additional Chief Secretary Health, Renu G. Pillay, Additional Chief Secretary Home Shri Subrata Sahoo, Secretary to the Chief Minister Mr. Siddharth Komal Singh Pardeshi, Commissioner of Bastar Division, I.G., District Collector and Superintendent of Police of all these 7 districts attended the meeting.
Workers helpline service started at state and district level
Surajpur Due to the increasing contraction of the corona virus in the state of Chhattisgarh and keeping in view the adverse conditions arising from it, the workers working within the state or the workers migrating for employment in other states migrating from their district to other districts for employment or they are presently In case of any problem at work or any kind of problem related to corona virus after returning to Chhattisgarh via rail, bus or any kind of problem related to corona virus, to consult such labor facility center of labor department and cooperate as per need Workers' help line service has been started.
In this regard, District Labor Officer Mr. Ghanshyam Panigrahi informed that for the convenience of the workers, the call of the workers will be heard through the mobile number 9109849992 and 0771-2443809 in the state and the help line number 9009998660, 7999803105 in the district and these workers Will be helped. Labor Officer Shri Panigrahi informed that this facility will be continuously available for the workers for 24 hours seven days.