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'Atal Vision Letter Dialogue': Many suggestions from the citizens for the Atal Vision letter: Chief Minister thanked: The Chief Minister discussed the new Chhattisgarh 2025 with the suggestions of the citizens.

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has said that under the 'Dialogue on the Atal Vision Letter' program, there are consistently many useful suggestions from the youth of the youth and various sections of the society. The participation of citizens is encouraging through the valuable suggestions for the construction of new Chhattisgarh 2025. The Chief Minister was discussing with the young people and citizens who gave their suggestions through Mobile, Wattsapp, Facebook and Twitter regarding the Atal Vision 2025 in his residence office here this evening. The Chief Minister thanked the youth and the citizens for suggestions.

Dr. Singh said that by 2025, the goal of making green, smart, strong, prosperous and happy new Chhattisgarh has been made. Regarding the Atal Vision letter, I am meeting people with college professors, youth, people of sports and also during the development visit. It will be an effort of the state government to have facilities of good basic, health and education like in the villages as well as in the villages. Better balance between cities and villages In case of development and facilities, do not go back to our village towns.

The Chief Minister said that persistent efforts are being made to make agriculture profitable for the farmers for the creation of rich and powerful Chhattisgarh. Cold storage is being created. Efforts are also being made to set up food processing industries in Food Park. Expansion of irrigation facilities, roads and internet connectivity in villages, better education and better health system and expansion of power are being done. Efforts are being made to connect Bastar to rail and expansion of rail connectivity in the state, to prepare the youth for employment, to provide better opportunities for higher education, to expand tourism and industries. During the discussion, the youth and the citizens discussed their suggestions on various topics such as agriculture, food processing, employment, tourism, education and health, employment of sportsmen, sports, infrastructure development, environmental protection, expansion of irrigation facilities, research and research opportunities. Shared with the Chief Minister Chief Secretary Shri Ajay Singh, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Aman Kumar Singh, Special Secretary to Public Relations Mr. Rajesh Sukumar Toppo and Special Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Rajat Kumar were also present on this occasion.

Several decisions were taken in the Council of Ministers held in the Ministry today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh.

All Antyodaya and priority ration card holders residing in 1080 villages of the 09 Maada areas of the state will also be given at the rate of 02 kg country gram Rs. 05 per kg per ration card per month under the Chhattisgarh Food and Nutrition Security Act 2012. About one lakh 27 thousand 114 ration card holders will get the benefit of this.
It is noteworthy that in the Maada area, more than one Revenue Village with population of 10 thousand or more is said to be such a region where the population of 50% or more is tribal. There are 09 Mada areas in 07 districts of Chhattisgarh, out of which, in the districts of Raigarh, 02 Mada areas - 33 and 100 villages respectively in Gopalpur and Sarangarh. 77 in Nachania Maada area of ​​Rajnandgaon district, 147 in Mada area of ​​Balodabazar district, 46 in Rujga Mada area of ​​Janjgir-Champa district, Kawardha Mada area of ​​Kabirdham district 219, 200 in Madha area of ​​Mahasamund district and 200 in Mahasamund- 2 in 215 and 43 villages in Gangrel Mada area of ​​Dhamtari district. In all these Mada area villages, the number of Antyodaya and priority ration card holders is 1 lakh 27 thousand 114. In the Scheduled Tribe, these Mada areas, the people of special backward tribes Baga and Kamar communities also reside, they will also get the benefit.
 Chhattisgarh Autonomous Medical College's Educational Model Service Rules, 2018 will be implemented in the state. Under this, the powers of regular appointment of teachers for medical colleges and dental colleges will be to the executive committee of the autonomous committee and the appointments will be in a transparent manner, the college will be able to arrange payment of salaries of their own with self-revenue. It has also been made that the selected teachers will work in their respective colleges and their services will be non-locational. Under these rules, administrators, principals and hospital superintendents will not be admitted to administrative positions. Regular teachers selected by the pre-employed and Public Service Commission will be subject to the terms of service.
Solar pumps under the Solar-Suzla scheme will also be given to registered and operated Gaushalas under Livestock Development Department to facilitate irrigation facilities for the production of drinking water and fodder for animals. It is notable that under this scheme, under this scheme, farmers are being given solar irrigation pumps on government land in their fields. The first 51 thousand solar irrigation pump was set up in the state, which has been increased to 56, 574 from March 2019. In the current fiscal year 2018-19, spending Rs 490 crore would be spent on 19,494 solar irrigation pumps. The Council of Ministers also decided to set up solar pumps in a phased manner in Gaushalas

Chief Minister's big announcement in the interest of farmers: This time the farmers of the state will also get water for Rabi crops: Dr. Raman Singh

Chief Minister attended the cooperative conference held at Atal Nagar
This time, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has announced to give water to the farmers of Rabi crops also for the farmers of the state, due to the good rain monsoon, due to adequate water storage in irrigation dams. President of Chhattisgarh State Co-operative Bank (APEX Bank), Mr. Ashok Bajaj welcomed the Chief Minister's announcement and expressed his gratitude towards the farmers on behalf of the farmers. Mr. Bajaj said today that the Chief Minister announced this in a Saharkarita convention organized at the inauguration ceremony of the newly constructed Head Office Building (Deen Dayal Sahkar Bhawan) of APEX Bank in Atal Nagar.

    It is noteworthy that the Chief Minister also addressed the farmers' co-operation conference in the inauguration program of the inaugural function of the new building of Apkes Bank, built in 40 thousand square feet at a cost of Rs. 80 million rupees. On this occasion, he handed over the holy clay brought from his village to the construction of Atal Memorial in New Raipur, villagers of the area. In the program, the Chief Minister presented greetings by giving e-rickshaw for self employment to ten women in terms of women empowerment. Dr. Raman Singh said in the conference that cooperatives in Chhattisgarh have become more strong and prosperous. Credit facilities for farmers are mainly provided through cooperative banks. Chhattisgarh has been providing interest free agricultural loans to the farmers. LPG connection has been provided to women beneficiaries of the remote areas of the state through co-operation. Given the possibility of good yield of paddy this year, the purchase of paddy of approximately 12 thousand crores and the paddy bonus of Rs. 2400 crores will be paid to the farmers through cooperative.
     President of APEX Bank Mr. Ashok Bajaj presented the progress report of the cooperative movement in Chhattisgarh. He said that according to the instructions of the State Government, in the last Kharif marketing year 2017-18, 56.88 lakh metric tonnes of paddy was procured, whose bonus amount was Rs. 1705 crore and more than 12 lakh farmers were deposited online in the accounts of farmers. In the current Kharif marketing year 2018, through cooperative societies, nine lakh 95 thousand farmers have been given three thousand 130 crore agricultural loans. The target of distributing 600 million agricultural credit for the upcoming Rabi season
    Cooperative Conference, Speaker Mr. Gaurishankar Agarwal, Agriculture Minister, Mr. Brij Mohan Agarwal, Cooperative Minister Mr. Dayaladas Baghel, President of District Cooperative Central Bank Raipur Mr. Yogesh Chandrakar, President of District Cooperative Central Bank Rajnandgaon Mr. Sachin Baghel, President of District Cooperative Central Bank Durg Shri Preetpal Bellchandan, Shri Ramakant Dwivedi, Chhattisgarh Bhawan and Sani Mr. Mohan Anty, Mr. Subhash Tiwari, Chairman of District Cooperative Union, Mr. Jitendra Dhurandhar, Secretary Co-operative Ms. Rita Shandilya, Registrar Co-operative Societies Mr. Sunil Kumar Jain, General Manager, NABARD, Managing Director, APEX Bank Mr. H.K. Nagdev, Ajay Bhagat, C. P. Vyas and a large number of cooperative representatives, officers and employees of the farmers and cooperatives department were present.

Chief Minister inaugurates 'Deendayal Sahakar Bhawan' in Atal Nagar

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that the cooperative movement in Chhattisgarh has become a mass movement. The cooperative sector has witnessed the highest growth in the region. The co-operative movement in the state is constantly being empowered with the holy spirit for one and for everyone. The Chief Minister was addressing the Co-operative Conference after inaugurating the Deendayal Sahkar Bhawan, headquarter building of Chhattisgarh State Government Bank (APEX Bank) in Atal Nagar, here today.
    The Chief Minister said that the development of the cooperative sector in Chhattisgarh has not happened in any other state. In the Chhattisgarh LPG connection agency, along with the public distribution system, the responsibility of purchasing paddy at the support price has been entrusted to the cooperative sector. Apart from this, the cooperative sector is playing an important role in providing loans to farmers on fertilizer-seed, agricultural work at zero percent interest rate. He said that due to good harvest this year it is estimated that the purchase of rice worth Rs. 10 thousand crore and the paddy bonus of Rs. 2400 crore will be paid to the farmers through cooperative. On this occasion, Speaker of the Assembly Mr. Gaurishankar Aggarwal, Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Mr. Brij Mohan Agarwal, Minister of Cooperatives and Tourism and Culture, Shri Dayaladas Baghel and President of Chhattisgarh Bhawan and other construction workers Welfare Board Mr. Mohan Anti was also present.
Dr. Singh said that in 2001 farmers used to take loan of about one and a half crore from the cooperative banks, whereas today farmers are taking loans of Rs 3, 560 crores. In 2003, only about two thousand crores of paddy was procured on support price. He said that after the name of the new Raipur named Atal Nagar, this is the first building, which is being inaugurated. He said that sacred clay brought from villages and villages for the grand Atal memorial to be built in Atal Nagar by cooperative representatives will be used in the memorial. While addressing the conference, Minister of Cooperative and Culture, Shri Dayaladas Baghel said that the state government is making every effort to help the farmers. Every important work related to farming-farming is being done through cooperation. He said that in the future, all possible works will be done for the cooperation of farmers through cooperative department. Mr. Ashok Bajaj, President, APEX Bank said that 'Deendayal Sahakar Bhawan' is an important center for the farmers of the entire state. The construction of this building, constructed at a cost of about eight crore 50 lakh rupees, has created this five-storey building in 40 thousand square feet. Where there will be a bank branch with ATM along with a good conference hall. He said that today the cooperative delegates have given holy clay to the Atal Memorial for the Chief Minister. Through this soil, participation of co-operative workers will be ensured in Atal Memorial. On this occasion Secretary of Cooperative Department Ms. Rita Shandilya and Registrar Mr. Sunil Jain, General Manager of NABARD KB. Several district cooperative banks, co-operative representatives and farmers were present in large numbers including Satyanarayan. On this occasion, the Chief Minister distributed e-rickshaws to some beneficiaries under the scheme of Labor Department. Assistance has been provided to the beneficiaries of Apax Bank for these rickshaws.

Chief Minister inaugurates 'IANCON-2018'

In the evening, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh inaugurated the four-day National Annual Conference of 'IANCON-2018' by lighting the lamp of neurologist doctors and scientists in Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Auditorium in Raipur. On the occasion, the Chief Minister said that this is a matter of pride for Chhattisgarh that the National Conference of Neurologists is being organized in Raipur, capital of Chhattisgarh. In which 1400 neurologists from India and abroad are joining. The Chief Minister welcomed all the doctors and scientists involved in the conference. He said that after the formation of this new state, in 18 years, Chhattisgarh has been able to overcome the challenges like backwardness, migrating and regional imbalance today, has succeeded in identifying the rapidly growing state of the country.

. He said that about 26 thousand MW of electricity is being produced in Chhattisgarh, which is full of mineral and forest resources. There is no possibility of power cuts in the state for the next 20 years. Districts like Dantewada, Bijapur, which are considered to be the most backward of Chhattisgarh, are fast moving forward. 26 doctors in Dantewada are providing their services. Modular Operation Theater has been built in the District Hospital there. Giving information about the Chief Minister's Food Security scheme, he said that in this scheme, 55 lakh poor families of the state are being given rice, free salt and Rs. 5kg per kg for one rupee per kg. This scheme also has significant contribution in the field of health services and Anganwadi schemes to reduce malnutrition, infant mortality and maternal mortality in the state. The rate of malnutrition has decreased from 55 percent to 32 percent in the state. Infant mortality and maternal mortality rates have also improved considerably due to the mother's being groomed. On this occasion, he released many publications published on Neurology. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. S.R., Chairman, Indian Neurologist Association. Several members of the association including Dr. Shailendra Jain, Dr. Gagandeep Singh, Dr. Sanjay Sharma, including Thomas, doctors and scientists were present.


Sex CD case : Bhupesh Baghel gets bail from special court, ban on foreign tours

Chhattisgarh Congress Chief Bhupesh Baghel has today granted bail to a special court, on the payment of one lakh rupees Along with bail, special court has banned his foreign travel.
Let me know, In the case of the alleged CD case of the minister on September 24, the court asked Bhupesh Baghel to ask for a lawyer or a public prosecutor for bail. On which Baghel had refused to keep a lawyer After which the court sent Baghel to jail
After the order of Congress high command Congress leader meets Bhupesh Baghel And asked to take bail, And finally, Baghel applied for bail. After which the court granted him bail

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh approves the construction work of 822 crore given to the public in three general meetings

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today gave approval for various construction works of about Rs. 822 crore to three districts of the state - Janjgir-Champa, Kabirdham and Bemetara under the state-wide Atal Vikas Yatra. In his stormy tour throughout the day, Dr. Singh also addressed three major general meetings. He was the first to initiate the Tehsil headquarter of Janjgir-Champa district from Ambikapur where he inaugurated 82 construction works of around Rs 529 crores, bhumi pujan and foundation stone. With this, he addressing the huge general meeting, opening the government college in force, opening a cooling center for the help of milk producer farmers and announcing to sanction 51 lakh for the various development works of the forced city.After the program, Dr. Singh inaugurated 18 construction works of 155 crore 51 lakh rupees and laid foundation stones in the Bija tribal belt of village Kui-Kukdur in Kabirdham district and after this program, the village bahagikak approved from Tehsil headquarter Padharia was approved. A new road of 128 crores 88 lakhs is also included. In the Kui-Kukdur assembly, the Chief Minister also distributed grants of Rs. 76 crores 76 lakhs in different schemes to the beneficiaries. He organized the 33/11 KV for the villages of Kishiganj and Khahatata in the area. He also inaugurated the power sub-centers of capacity. They have been constructed in Kishigarh from the cost of Rs. 2 crore 06 and at the cost of Rs. 1 crore 31 lakhs in Khariatta. In the General Assembly, he organized the Bhumi Poojan and School of 08 tap water schemes to provide clean drinking water to the villagers of Kui-Kukdur region. They will be constructed at village Rahutakhurd, Dangihiyakhurd, Coalieri Kampa, Pratappur, Jangalpur, Sukaligovind, Bharvapara and Girdari Kampa. Dr. Singh laid the foundation stone of housing houses for the employees of the cooperative Shankar factory in Pendaria area on this occasion. He also performed Bhumi Pujan from Gram Munmuna on Kamthi Marg at Aggar river for a bridge constructed at a cost of Rs. 5 crores 59 lakhs and Integrated Facilitation Center Bhawan of village Ranvirpur at a cost of Rs. 3 crores 83 lacs. Apart from this, he also laid the foundation stone of the Government Higher Secondary building for Village Dullapur, which would be constructed from the cost of Rs. 1 crore 21 lakhs.
The Chief Minister addressed the General Assembly held in the evening at the Tahasil headquarters, Saza, in Bemetara district this evening. On this occasion, he inaugurated 68 different construction works of around 138 crores, bhumi pujan and foundation stone. Including the opening of 15 different construction works of 54 crores 37 lakhs and the landslide and foundation stones of 53 construction works worth 83 crores 67 lakhs.
The construction works which the Chief Minister inaugurated include construction of Saja-Somikal-Chilphi-Bendari-Ranvirpur 13 km road at a cost of about Rs 24 crores, rest house built at a cost of Rs 1 crore 19 lakh in Thankhmariya, about five crore rupees The cost incurred by the construction of houses for the government employees and the village health department constructed at a cost of seven lakh rupees is included in the sub-health center building. In the hands of the chief minister, the construction of the landslide and foundation stone was constructed at a cost of approximately Rs 73.77 million and the construction of a high level bridges in Karva Nala on the way to Saranvara, Sukhrikhur to Sukhirkhurd, at a cost of about six crore rupees A high level bridge with a subsidy of Rs 56 lakhs and Copedbury, Agari, Lakhri, CCS approved in Taurasemaria. Work of construction of road co drainage is also included.
    In the General Assembly of Saaza, heidiobe irrigation reservoir, built at a cost of 22 million rupees, the reconstruction of the damaged wearer at a cost of Rs 10 crore 15 lakhs, and the restoration work of small canals, approved cabinet deprivation at a cost of 2 crore 98 lakhs Construction of auctioning of main canal and construction of aquaeduct, construction of aquaculture on the left bank canal of Dotu Diversion Plan at a cost of Rs. 39 lacs and almost G Karesra at a cost of e crore, Bnranka, Bortra, Somikhurd, Naukesha (Lalpur), Somikla, Shyampur Kanpa, also Nljl schemes of Bdrakla and Bendrwani the bhumi poojan and foundation. The Chief Minister also distributed the claim amount of Rs 87 lakhs to 798 farmers under the Prime Minister's Crop Insurance Scheme in the General Assembly.


Atal Vikas Yojana 2018: To reach the benefit of the people of the last line of society, our goal: Dr. Raman Singh

Belar tehsil gets full tehsil status
Police outpost in Bellary open
Bilaspur district ahead of implementation of Ujjwala scheme

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has said that it is our goal to take advantage of the schemes of state government to the person of the last line of society. Dr. Singh was addressing the General Assembly organized under Atal Vikas Yatra in Belatar in Bilaspur district. He said that if the policy and policy are clear then bigger targets can be achieved. He said that Bilaspur district is at the forefront in the distribution of LPG connection in the Prime Minister Ujjwala Yojna. More than one lakh 80 thousand women have got gas connections, which is the highest in the state. On this occasion, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh announced the acceptance of the complete Tehsil status of the Belarara sub-district and acceptance of police post in Belatar.
     In the Atal Vikas Yatra organized at Belatar, the Chief Minister inaugurated 49 works and constructed Bhumi Pujan of 88 crores 49 lakhs. Out of which, work done mainly for Bhumi Pujan include Bilaspur University Building, Auditorium Building in Government Engineering College Bilaspur, Mokka bypass in the Rampala by Sendari Main Road. The inauguration works carried out by the Chief Minister include construction of new Government Polytechnic Building in Bilaspur, Coni Bairkona Marg, Basant Vihar Chowk, Bilaspur from Bahasarai Marg. The Chief Minister distributed irrigation solar pumps to 206 beneficiaries under various government schemes like bright gas connection, smart phone, Ayushman card, phase paduka, tiffin, solar swirl scheme.

    Dr. Raman Singh said that schemes have been made for each section of the society by the state government. Cheap rice, smartphones to the poor, bicycle to workers, pregnant women are getting Mahatari express facility. Plans have been made keeping in mind the village, poor and farmer by the state government. Electricity facility is being given to the farmers on the flat rate. This time, farmers will be paid bonus amount along with support price at the time of purchase of paddy. The best system of procurement of rice in the whole country is of our state only. The introduction of neem-coated urea to the farmers has been initiated by the central government, which has completely eliminated the fake urea market. Dr. Singh said that skill upgradation centers have been opened in all 27 districts from which efforts are being made to make youth available to them by training them for skill upgradation. Ayushman Yojana has been launched by the Central Government to provide better treatment facilities to the poor. In which up to 5 lakh can be treated. In the program Sarpanch Shri Maheshwar Marakam congratulated the Chief Minister wearing a Khumri.

    While addressing the gathering, Shri Lakhan Lal Sahu, MP, said that the state government is fulfilling the opportunity given by the affirmative Atal Bihari Vajpayee to us to move forward. Beladar MLA and Vice President of the Legislative Assembly Shri Badridhar Diwan said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Raman Singh, there has been a lot of development work in Belatar. With the establishment of Mokka Bypass, Ratanpur bypass, citizens have been given the facility of accommodation and save time also. The Sports Training Center at Kanye Central University, Open University, Bahrarii is pushing our youth forward. Urban Administration Minister Shri Amar Agrawal, Former Speaker of the Assembly Shri Dharam Lal Kaushik, President of State Women Commission, Smt. Harshita Pandey, Shri Bhupendra Savni, Bilaspur Mayor Mr. Kishore Rai, District Panchayat President Mr. Deepak Sahu were present in the meeting.

Atal Vikas Yatra 2018: Chief Minister inaugurated 65.62 crore works in Bharatpur

4.67 crores to more than one thousand beneficiaries
Distribution of material-aid amount
33/11 KV in Bahrasi Power station's power station
Communication Revolution plan: More than two thousand beneficiaries have mobile phones
Prime Minister Ujjwala plan: about 17 thousand
LPG connection to women


Chief Minister Dr.Ramn Singh inaugurated 66 development works worth 66 crores 62 lacs in Bharatpur district tribal multi divisional headquarters of korea district during the state-wide Atal Vikas Yatra. Out of these, he inaugurated 24 works worth 34 crores 32 lacs and lay out 42 buildings and potholes for the cost of 31 crores 29 lacs. Dr. Singh distributed material and assistance amount of Rs.46.77 million to the 1,000 beneficiaries in various beneficiary schemes in the program. Labor, Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Shri Bhaiya Lal Rajwada, Parliamentary Secretary Smt. Champa Devi Padale and MLA Shri Shyam Bihari Jaiswal were present on this occasion.

Among the works which the Chief Minister inaugurated in the General Assembly, the road from Kotadol to Murkil built at a cost of Rs.84.5 million, upgradation of Barwahi road from Madisarai at a cost of Rs. 7 crore 95 lakhs, created from a sum of Rs. 4 crore 13 lakhs. Road to Mukkil to Tiscoi, road from Singrauli to Domhara built with a nationality of 10 million 09 lakhs and road from Bharatpur to Semaria, built with a state of one crore 02 lakhs. Are involving.
Among the works undertaken by Dr. Singh, about 12 crore 26 lakh rupees were made from Jamthan, Kunwarpur road, a high level bridge constructed on the Hasdev river from Sonhat to Kailashpur road at a cost of Rs. 3 crore 16 lakhs. , A high level bridge on Ghunati Nallah in Ghatra, Haritola road, built from a nation of Rs.33.11 million, from the amount of Rs.22.24 million on the river Rampa 33/11 KV to be set up in the village Bahrasi with a bridge constructed on the way to Chule and Rs. 1 crore 56 lakh. The electric sub-center is also included.

Chief Minister Dr. Singh distributed Rs. 8 crore 41 lakh paddy bonus to 5 thousand 57 farmers, population of 510 villagers and 16 thousand under the scheme of Prime Minister Ujjwala under the Communication Revolution Scheme in Bharatpur. Distribution of gas to 762 beneficiaries, distribution of cycle, sewing machine and tool kit to 300 beneficiaries under various schemes of the Labor Department.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh inaugurates Ayushmann-Pradhan Mantri Jan Swasthya Yojana in Chhattisgarh

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh inaugurated the scheme in Chhattisgarh by distributing e-golden card to the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Swasthya Yojana in a program organized at New Circuit House here today. Dr. Singh distributed e-Golden Card to Mr. Jivarkhan Maheswari of Arang, Mr Rajendra Kumar Yadav of Semaria, Smt. Bhojbati Sahu of Arang, Smt. Kumari Bai Dhruv of Raipur Katarra Pond and Smt. Basanti Bai, the beneficiaries of the scheme.
On the occasion, the Chief Minister said on this occasion that Chhattisgarh and our country are entering into a new age today through the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's Ayushman India-Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojna launched in Ranchi today. Where the poor families get relief from the anxiety treatment for serious diseases. He said that poor house and land was sold when there was a serious illness like heart, liver, kidney, cancer, but he could not get treatment. Now treatment of such critical diseases will be possible under this scheme. He said that the opportunities of Anant Chaudhas today were inaugurated by the Prime Minister in this unique scheme. This plan is the country's largest health care plan in the country itself.

 Dr. Singh said that through this scheme, about 37 lakh poor families in Chhattisgarh will get free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh in one year. He said that the beneficiaries of the scheme will get the facility of treatment in government and private hospitals listed. About 50 million people of 100 million families in the country will get the direct benefit of this scheme. Dr. Singh informed that about one thousand hospitals have been listed in Chhattisgarh for implementation of this scheme. They have 608 government and 428 private hospitals. Dr. Singh said that Chhattisgarh is the leading state in terms of preparations for implementation of this scheme. He congratulated the officials and staff of the Department for the efforts made by the Department of Health for the efforts made by the Department of Health, awareness and teamwork to prepare the plan.
Health Minister, Shri Ajay Chandraqar challenged the doctors and employees of the health department and employees that the poor should get the benefits of this scheme without any interruption. He said that Chhattisgarh is the state which has the highest amount of money on health. He said that the budget of health department has increased from Rs. 350 crores to about 4300 crores. He also gave information about preparations made by the department for Ayushman Bharat Scheme. Chief Secretary Shri Ajay Singh said that in the matter of health security, Chhattisgarh is the leading state of the country. In the form of pilot project of Ayushman Bharat Scheme, the first implementation was done in Dhamtari district. The first phase of this scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Jangla village of Bijapur in the month of April. He said that under the Chief Minister's Health Protection Scheme, all the families of the state will continue the treatment of free treatment upto 50 thousand rupees in a year. Health Secretary Ms Niharika Barik Singh said that more than three thousand patients have got the benefit of this scheme in the state so far. He said that all the families under the Chief Minister's Health Protection Scheme will get benefit of free treatment up to Rs 50,000 and all the beneficiaries will be provided free treatment of 50 thousand to 5 lakhs under the Trust model to the poor families. Public Works Minister Shri Rajesh Murat, MLA Shri Shree Chand Sondhani, Director of National Health Mission, Dr Sarveshwar Bhure, were present on the occasion, along with a large number of beneficiaries of the staff, officers and doctors of the Health Department.

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