Balod

Chief Minister approves development works of Rs. 282 crore given to Balod district

Chief Minister approves development works of Rs. 282 crore given to Balod district

    Declaration of sanctioning Rs. 72 lakhs for water supply from Barhi dame to sugar factory

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh handed over the development work of Rs. 282 crores to the district in the massive general meeting held in Gurur of Balod district. In this, the reconstruction of the 27-km road from Purur to Jamagao is prominent. This road will be constructed at a cost of 116 crores. On the demand of citizens, the Chief Minister sanctioned Rs. 72 lakhs for bringing water to the Danteshwari sugar factory from Barahi Dame and Rs. 20 lakh for the restoration of Ganesh temple and pond in village Kolihammar. Dr. Singh announced the status of sub-tehsil of Sonod in Balod district.
Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister Dr. Singh said that former Prime Minister Late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee had built Chhattisgarh, due to which we have succeeded in making Balod district. Balod has succeeded in establishing his special identity after becoming a district. Only after the formation of the district, citizens of Yanhas have got the work of development works of 282 crore. He said that the road bridge culverts are built. Our effort is to see how the change of lives of our peasant brothers and sisters and the common man has changed. Today, this change has seen me today when 40 Divya Bhai watched the motor sitting on the tricycle. In the hands of women, mobile, Ujjwala gas connections, housing dwellers are getting prime accommodation. On falling sick, 50 thousand rupees by the Government of Chhattisgarh and the scheme of free treatment to the extent of 5 lakh rupees under the Ayushman Yojana by the Prime Minister is to bring changes in the lives of ordinary citizens.
The Chief Minister said that the state government is working for the betterment of the farmers. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has made historic increase in the support price of paddy. We are also giving bonus of 300 rupees per quintal. Now the price of one quintel paddy will be Rs 2050 and Rs 2070 for the farmers. This is the highest value so far. He said that this year, Paddy procurement and bonus will be added to the farmers who will be in the account of Rs. 14 thousand 600 crore. On this occasion, MP Shri Vikram Usendi, Chairman of Scheduled Tribe Commission, Shri J.R. Rana, former MLA Mr. Pritam Sahu were present on the occasion. In the program, 24 thousand 973 Tendupta collectors, Phase Paduka, Prime Minister Ujjwala plan, 1500 beneficiaries in the LPG connection, 4,800 housing beneficiaries in the Prime Minister's Housing Scheme and 46,890 beneficiaries of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. Tiffin 3185 beneficiaries under the scheme of population lease including Ayushman Bharat Scheme Delivering checks of loan assistance to the people in public health card, women self-help groups.
Dr. Singh released the foundation stone of 61 works worth Rs. 269 crores 57 lacs and 10 works of Rs. 13 crores 36 lacs in the program. Among the works undertaken by the Chief Minister include the construction of the Karibhadar-Nipani-Mokha-Bethel-Jamgon road construction, village Aakholi of Dondilohara Vikas Khand and higher secondary school building in Mukkhusara at a cost of 142.77 million rupees. Each of these buildings will be constructed at a cost of Rs. 1 crore 21 lakhs.

In Balod district, the introduction of the new crop cycle, with the paddy, is now moving towards palm oil cultivation.

Farmers of Balod district are now turning towards garden crops with traditional farming. They are cultivating palm paraffin with paddy crop. It is being cultivated in about 400 hectares in more than one and a half dozen villages of the district.
    It started in the district in 2012 with the help of the Department of Horticulture, Dwarka Prasad Sahu of village Kisas. They have harvested palm oil in about 3 acres. Today the fruits have started to come in them. The harvest of palm oil of Shri Dwarka Prasad was kept in observation at the stall of Atal Vikas Yatra, organized in village Gurur of Gundderhei Vikaskhand today. Officials of the Department of Garden said that about 400 farmers of more than one and a half dozen villages including Village Kisan, Pendravani, Charaka, Meghna, Sirsida, Jarwah, Khapri, Motipar of Balod district are cultivating palm oil. Officials said that the cost of a plant is Rs. 1200, which is given free of cost to the farmers, along with a subsidy of Rs. 10 thousand per year for the maintenance and manure of plants for four years. A plant starts to give fruit in four years. Officials said that once fruit is produced, fruit is available throughout the year. The weight of a fruit is 20 to 25 kg. When a plant will be between 15 to 20 years then about 15 tons of fruit will be produced in one acre. Officials said that the support price for the palm oil has been fixed by the Indian government at current rate of 8.50 per kg. Now it has its oil plant in Hyderabad. The establishment of the plant on the basis of its production is proposed in the Durg district of Chhattisgarh

 

 

 

 




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