Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel inspected the vaccination system at Raipur Medical College, interacted with the people who had come for vaccination
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, after getting COVID-19 vaccination, inspected the vaccination system at Pt Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Medical College today. He interacted with the people who were there for vaccination. 86-year-old Mrs. Sharada Ben from Raipur's Fafadih area told the Chief Minister that she had come to get the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine today.
Mr. Baghel also spoke to Mrs. Kusum Bai Nadange, Mrs. Bharti Rathore and Mrs. Usha Chavda, who had also come to the hospital for the second dose of the vaccine. Chief Minister asked them about their vaccination experience and advised them to take precautions such as masks, physical distancing and hand hygiene while adopting COVID Appropriate Behavior, even after the vaccination. Meanwhile, Chairman of Chhattisgarh Housing Board Mr. Kuldeep Juneja, Mayor Mr. Ejaz Dhebar, Dean of Raipur Medical College Dr. Vishnu Dutt, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital Superintendent Dr. Vineet Jain and Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr. Meera Baghel were also present.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel got vaccinated for COVID-19
took information from the doctors about the possible post-vaccination symptoms and necessary precautions to be taken
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel arrived at Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Medical College, Raipur in the morning today and took the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. After getting vaccinated, he asked the doctors about the symptoms that may appear within one to two days of vaccination. He also took information about the necessary precautions to be taken immediately after the vaccination. Along with Health Minister Mr. T.S. Singhdev, Additional Chief Secretary Health Department Mrs. Renu G Pillai , State nodal officer for COVID-19 vaccination Dr. Priyanka Shukla, Mr. Baghel also inquired about the current status of vaccination in the state.
Along with Chief Minister Mr. Baghel, Home Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu and his wife Smt. Kamla Sahu also got vaccinated for COVID-19. On this occasion, Chairman of Chhattisgarh Housing Board Mr. Kuldeep Juneja, Mayor Mr. Ejaz Dhebar, Director of Medical Education Department Dr. R.K. Singh, Collector Dr. S. Bharatidasan, Senior Superintendent of Police Mr. Ajay Yadav, Dr. Vishnu Dutt, Dean of Raipur Medical College, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital Superintendent Dr. Vineet Jain and Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr. Meera Baghel were also present.
Better strategy to be adopted in this fight against Naxalites : Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Sacrifice of our jawans will not go in vain
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that better strategy would be adopted in this fight against Naxalites. Chief Minister reached Basaguda CRPF Camp in Bijapur today and discussed about the current situation with CRPF and State Police Force officers and jawans. Union Home Minister Mr. Amit Shah was also present on the occasion. Everyone present at the camp observed two-minute silence and paid tribute to the jawans martyred in the Naxalite incident in Bijapur.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel while addressing the security forces personnel at Basaguda CRPF Camp in Bijapur district said that the sacrifice of our jawans will not go in vain. Our jawans have fought the Naxalites with indomitable courage and bravery, causing great damage to the Naxalites. We are proud of their martyrdom. Mr. Baghel said that the ongoing battle against Naxalites will be fought with better strategy. He added that the development works in the remote and border areas of Bijapur-Sukma should be completed as priority. On this occasion, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel and Union Home Minister Mr. Amit Shah boosted morale of the security forces personnel at the camp.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel and Union Home Minister Mr. Shah met the soldiers of the healing security force.
Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel and Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah today visited Ramakrishna Care Hospital, Shri Narayana, Shri Balaji and NH MMI Hospital to know the skills of the injured soldiers in the Naxal incident of Bijapur. Chief Minister Mr. Baghel and Union Home Minister Mr. Shah met the treated soldiers here and wished them speedy recovery by encouraging them. The Chief Minister and the Union Home Minister discussed with the hospital management about the health status of the jawans and directed to ensure better treatment. On this occasion, Home Minister Shri Tamradhwaj Sahu, Food Minister Shri Amarjeet Bhagat and other public representatives were present.
Anti-Naxal Operations would be conducted till the end: Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Jawans braved the naxal attack valiantly
Development works in the areas to be further paced up
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has said than the anti-naxal operation would be continued till the naxalites are complete uprooted from the state. Camps would be established in the naxal-affected areas at a rapid pace and the development works in the area would also be accelerated.
Chief Minister paid tribute to the martyred personnel of security forces in Jagdalpur. At the high-level meeting held to discuss this incident, Chief Minister said that I salute the martyr jawans and their sacrifice. I empathize with their grief-stricken family members. Our jawans valiantly braved the naxalites, causing them a heavy damage. He said that new camps are being established in the area, because of which naxalites are panicking. The area of naxalite dominance is shrinking rapidly. It is the first time when we have entered the den of naxalites. Central Government and State Government will be work together to speed up the development works in the areas. Efforts are being made to improve connectivity through construction of roads and to extend the benefits of the schemes to the interior areas, said Chief Minister. He said that meaningful discussions have been held in this regard in the meeting and he is hopeful that the Central Government will take appropriate action on our demands.
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah and Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel paid a humble tribute to the soldiers martyred in the Naxalite violence
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah and Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel paid tributes to the soldiers who were martyred in the Bijapur Naxalite incident in Jagdalpur police line today.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel's appeal : Eligible citizens should come forward to get vaccinated, in order to prevent spread of COVID infection in the state
Social and business organizations have been requested to cooperate in the vaccination campaign
In view of the increasing prevalence of Corona virus (COVID-19) in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has appealed to all the eligible citizens in the state to get COVID-19 vaccination. Mr. Baghel has said that even after getting vaccinated, the guidelines issued by the government should be strictly followed and the precautions should still be taken. This will prove to be very helpful in the prevention of COVID infection in the state.
Mr. Baghel said that adequate quantity of vaccine doses are available in the state. Proper facilities for immunization of people are available in all the districts of the state.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel has appealed the leaders, heads and chairpersons of all the communities, social service organizations, religious institutions, business institutions and the enlightened people of the society to motivate common people for COVID-19 vaccinations.
It is noteworthy that from today onwards, citizens above 45 years of age are also being vaccinated. Large number of people have also taken the second dose of the vaccine. Besides, people of age above 60 years and those of age group 45 years to 59 years with comorbidity are being vaccinated from March 1.
Total amount of Rs 7 crore sanctioned from Mukhyamantri Sahayta Kosh to three districts for prevention of Novel Corona Virus infection
Raipur, On Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel's instructions, a total amount of Rs. 7 crore has been sanctioned to three districts- Raipur, Durg and Bilaspur, from Mukhyamantri Sahayata Kosh, for prevention of Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) infection.
According to the information received from Chief Minister's Secretariat, Rs 4 crore has been allocated to Raipur district, Rs 2 crore to Durg district and Rs 1 crore has been allocated to Bilaspur district for prevention of COVID-19 infection. This amount has been deposited in the district account of Chief Minister's Relief Fund.
Narva Vikas Yojana :Ground water conservation works are being done at a larger scale in forest areas: Forest Minister Mr. Akbar
*Construction of more than 12 lakh structures in progress under CAMPA Fund from year 2019-20*
*4.65 lakh hectare land to be revived through the treatment of structures*
Under State Government's ambitious 'Narva Vikas Yojana', construction of 12 lakh 9 thousand 485 structures is being done at cost of Rs. 155 crores, under the annual action plan 2019-20 of CAMPA fund, in the forest areas of the state. So far, construction of about 11 lakh structures has been completed.
Forest and Climate Change Minister Mr. Mohammad Akbar informed that under this scheme, ground water conservation works are being done in various drains of 01 thousand 766 km at the cost of Rs. 155 crore. On completion of these structures, 4 lakh 65 thousand 172 hectare land will be revived through treatment. Large number of structures such as Loose Boulder Check dam, Boulder Check dam, Brushwood Check dam, Contour Trench, Percolation Tank, Ardan Dam, Check dam, Enicut, Stop dam and Gabion are being constructed for ground water conservvation. This will not only prevent the erosion of forest land but will also revive the water reserves. Due to the adequate availability of water reserves in the forest areas, the wildlife will get water in their habitat only, and will not be attracted towards the populated areas. Besides, this would also help the villagers and farmers around the forests to develop the means of drinking water and irrigation.
In this regard, Chief Executive Officer of CAMPA, Mr. V. Srinivasa Rao informed that out of 12.09 lakh structures under construction in the drains (Nala) located in the forest areas of the state under Campa's Annual Action Plan 2019-20, construction of stop dam, Contour Trench, B.G. P. and the construction of waterholes has almost been completed. Out of 79 thousand 206 structures being constructed under Durg forest division, construction of 69 thousand 278 structures have been completed. Similarly, out of 6 lakh 68 thousand 164 structures under Bilaspur forest division, construction of 6 lakh 5 thousand 759 has been completed, construction of 41 thousand 564 structures out of 56 thousand 529 structures under Raipur forest division has been completed and construction of 2 lakh 12 thousand structures out of 2 lakh 78 thousand structures under Jagdalpur forest division has been completed. In addition, construction of one lakh 17 thousand 106 out of one lakh 17 thousand 129 structures under Sarguja forest and 2 thousand 443 out of 2 thousand 626 structures under Kanker forest and 6 thousand 840 structures in 7 thousand 737 structures under forest area has been completed.
Road to economic revival runs through agriculture, says Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel
Rural economy needs to be strengthened, emphasizes CM
Chhattisgarh CM attends 7th edition of Indian Economic Conclave
Emphasizing on the role of rural sector in the country's economy, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel today said that the road to economic revival of the country runs through agriculture and strengthening the rural economy is the only way to ensure overall growth.
Addressing the 7th edition of Indian Economic Conclave here, the Chief Minister said the economy of India largely depends on agriculture, and with a focus on rural economy, Chhattisgarh has chalked out a detailed action plan and have initiated various schemes.
"We believe that the economy will get a boost if, the buying capacity of a comman man increases and for this we need to put money in their pockets and not a select few," he said.
Replying to the question on where Chhattisgarh stands in the next decade in terms of economy, Mr Baghel said that Chhattisgarh will be a great contributor to the economy as it is a state which is generating employment in rural sector, doing value addition, setting up new industries and exploring the non-core sectors.
On being asked about the economic development of the state during pandemic, the chief Minister said that even in this tough time when there is a slowdown in the economy, Chhattisgarh has emerged as a fighter, showing signs of upward trend in real estate, automobile sector, MGNREGA etc.
"We have been continuously working on improving the state's economy by giving money in the pockets of the consumers. And this helped us in the tough time. We gave money to farmers though NYAY scheme providing input support price, purchased their produce on MSP, gave maximum employment under MGNREGA all this resulted in giving a boost to the state economy,” Mr Baghel said.
The chief minister said that the state’s goods and services tax (GST) receipts and increased demand for automobile and credited this revival to putting more money in people’s pockets that lead to increased demand.
Mr Baghel said his government brought relief to forest dwellers by increasing procurement prices for purchase of forest produce and ensuring timely record procurement of minor forest produce.
He said apart from focusing just on generating employment, the state is also working on health and education sector.