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Vikas Yatra to give account of work in the public's court: Dr. Singh: Rs. 108 crores for development work in Bacheli

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh reached Bacheli in Dantewada district this evening in Vikas Yatra. He handed over the construction work of 108 crore rupees to the people of the district in the massive public meeting organized in the field of Balladila Iron Ore Project in this city. Apart from this, he distributed more than six crore rupees to the beneficiaries under various schemes, about 46 million rupees and checks etc.

    While addressing the General Assembly, the Chief Minister said that in the last 14 years, I have come to give account of the work done by the government for the betterment of the people in the public court in the development journey. The speed of development in Dantewada district has increased. There is an example of the composite building of City Headquarters, District City of Education, Village Jawangan. Several construction works in the district are telling the story of development itself. Dr. Singh said that Vikas Yatra is my pilgrimage to seek blessings from the people.

    The Chief Minister said that Chhattisgarh is to be developed in the category of developed states, for this, we have come out in the development journey to take blessings of public and public. My biggest fortune is to come to Dantewada district for the second time. There were no electricity in 32,000 households in the district. Electricity has been reached in every village under the Prime Minister Sahitya Parivar Har Hari Yojana (Good Luck). Only 8000 houses are where there is no electricity, electricity will be provided in the next 4 months. He said that the work of sending water to 8 villages, including Geetha Nagar, with the Chhindaran water supply scheme, is at the final stage. This work will also be completed by June 2018. Construction of Neral and Dhurali Water Supply Scheme at a cost of Rs. 53 crores is underway, with the completion of 26 thousand people of 25 villages affected by drinking water in the area, they will get rid of drinking water problem.

          Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that the Gauravpath will be built in Becheri, the entire arrangement for the administration of the affected 80 shops has been made. He said that there is a network of roads in Dantewada. He said- The State Government intends that in the 21st Century, the youth of Chhattisgarh should get full access to the Internet, so that they can be equipped with the weapons of information. Hence the Bastar Net project has been started. Under the Communication Revolution Plan (SKY), 50 lakh youths of the state will be given smart phones. Registration for this has also begun. If a member of a family is ill, then there is no need to panic for the treatment, because the government is with them. Together with the Center, the state government will spend treatment up to five lakh rupees under the Ayushmann Bharat Scheme. This is the biggest plan of health insurance. Lok Sabha MP Mr. Dinesh Kashyap, School Education and Tribal Development Minister and in charge of the district Mr. Kedar Kashyap, District Panchayat President Mrs. Kamla Nag, Vice President Mr. Manish Surana, Former MLA Mr. Bhima Mandavi, Chairman of Municipal Bacheli Mr. Gaurang Shaha, Dantewada Collector Saurabh Kumar, along with a large number of Panch-Sarpanch, office-bearers and civilians were present.

Naxalites oppose development, people want peace in Bastar : Dr. Raman Singh : Chief Minister dedicates, performs 'bhoomipujan' of works worth Rs 312 crore

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that Left-Wing Extremists (LWE) are opposed to development in Bastar and the State Government wants peace and progress in the hinterland. Chief Minister was addressing a massive gathering at tehsil headquarter town Bhopalpatnam district Bijapur. The State Government had constructed school buildings which had been destroyed by Naxalites and provided modern facilities in the entire region. Network of roads is being laid to inter-link the villages. The villages are being electrified and health facilities are being upgraded.   Earlier patients used to lament the pathetic state of Bijapur Hospital. The hospital today is ultra-modern with all available gadgets. Even Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi was impressed by the spectacular development of Bijapur and toured Jangla.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that all the dwellings in the State will be electrified in another six months' period as a part of 'Sowbhagya' project. School Education Minister Mr. Kedra Kashyap and Forest Minister Mr. Mahesh Gaagda were present as chief guests.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh dedicated, laid foundation stones and performed 'bhoomipujan' of  development works worth Rs 312 crore. He dedicated development works worth Rs 104 crore and laid the foundation stones of works worth Rs 208 crore. Dr. Raman Singh revealed that bridges and culverts worth Rs 132 crore are being constructed in the region. All-weather roads had linked Bijapur-Bhopalpatnam. After the construction of Inter-State bridge  near Bhopalpatnam the area will become a big business- commercial centre. The socio-economic scenario will be transformed completely.

It may be mentioned here that an Inter-State bridge is under-construction  on river Indrawati at village Timad near Bhopalpatnam (on Maharashtra border)  at a cost of Rs 220 crore. Similarly, three bridges linking Bhopalpatnam-Warangal-Hyderabad route are under various stages of construction at a cost of Rs 67 crore.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh distributed paddy bonus worth Rs 7 crore 68 lakh to about 6336 farmers via Online. He gave away relief materials and cheques to several beneficiaries of various social- welfare schemes. He also gave away 1000 cycles to workers. Dr. Raman Singh revealed that a 132 k.v. electric sub-station will be operational at Bijapur soon. The chronic low voltage crisis will be over soon. He added that optical fiber cable is being laid to provide high-quality Internet and Mobile Connectivity under the Bharat Net and Bastar Net Project. Cable will be laid at Bhopalpatnam also in another two months' period. Dr. Raman Singh said that 55 lakh Smart Phones will be distributed free of cost to students, women, farmers, workers and villagers as a part of 'Sky' project.

Entire nation is talking of Chhattisgarh's rapid development: Rajnath Singh : Union Home Minister hails Chief Minister's dedication

 Union Home Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh late yesterday evening said that the contribution of  10 Aspirational Districts of Chhattisgarh will be crucial for the rise in growth rate  of the entire country. Mr. Rajnath Singh was reviewing the implementation of several developmental projects in the Aspirational Districts along with Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh at a high-level meeting at Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhawan).
The Union Minister while detailing the five primary objectives of Central Government elicited responses from the senior officers. The top objectives include - health and nutrition, education, agriculture and irrigation, fiscal convergence, skills development, basic infrastructure development- .Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi is keen on the people's participation in various sectors of development. Blue print should be prepared as soon as possible with close co-ordination of various departments and ministries.
Mr. Rajnath Singh appreciated the rapid development of all the districts including Aspirational Districts and the inspirational leadership of Dr. Raman Singh. The Union Minister added that the integrated development of Chhattisgarh State is being appreciated all over the country.  Several new projects had been initiated here and emulated all over the country.    Naya Raipur is a shining example. Mr. Rajnath Singh said that growth rate is around 7.2 % in the country. In the race for growth some states are left behind. There are immense possibilities in these backward states. Mr. Modi is stressing on the up-liftment of  backward districts. 115 Aspirational Districts had been selected for this specific purpose. All the seven districts of Bastar Division, Rajnandgaon, Mahasamund and Korba districts are included.
The Union Home Minister appreciated the strenuous efforts of the concerned departments. If the Aspirational Districts are developed then the Growth Rate of the entire country will increase rapidly. Facilities should be provided to the farmers and innovative methods should be adopted in agriculture. The income of farmers should be doubled. Mr. Rajnath Singh said that just like India jumped 30 spots in the list of Ease of Doing Business Global List similarly Aspirational Districts also can jump rankings. While referring to Bastaria Battalion he appreciated the enthusiasm of youth of Bastar.
Mr. Rajnath Singh said that great work is being done in the fields of health, nutrition, education, farming and irrigation, fiscal covergence and skills' upgradation in all the districts. Niti Ayog in its presentation in the presence of Mr. Narendra Modi had explained the rapid progress in the Aspirational Districts and added that State Model should be emulated by  others. Dr. Raman Singh said that the State received sound guidance from Mr. Rajnath Singh. While appreciating the constitution of District Minerals' Fund (DMF), Dr. Raman Singh said that the huge funds generated are helping the backward districts tremendously. Union Home Minister appreciated that the State tops the list of Skills' up- gradation all over the country. The meeting was informed that Dantewada Education City Hub is being replicated at Sukma, Bijapur and Korba. Regarding medical facilities, it was mentioned that 'Hat Hospitals' at Sukma and Narayanpur's  'Swasth Saathi Yojana' are being highly appreciated. 'Hamar Swasth' Mobile App is being used at Rajnandgaon. The youth are being aligned at Kondagaon district with organic farming to provide employment. Organic farming is highly successful in Dantewada. Home Minister Mr. Ramsevak Paikra, Chief Secretary Mr. Ajay Singh,  Additional Chief Secretary Home  Mr. B. V. R. Subrahmanyam, Principal Secretary to Chief minister Mr. Aman Kumar Singh,  several senior officials were also present.    


Talents are not just in the cities, even the forest region of Bastar is a store of talent- Home Minitser Mr. Rajnath Singh : CRPF plays an important role in establishing peace in maoist-affected areas

Convocation Ceremony of CRPF's Bastariya Battalion held

Union Home Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh said that talent is not found only in cities or among affluent class, rather the remote rural forest region of Bastar also yields gems of talents. He said that Central Security Forces and Police Force are working with mutual coordination to establish peace in maoist-affected areas. Union Home Minister Mr. Singh was addressing the convocation parade ceremony of Bastariya Battalion in additional training centre of Central Security Force's 241st Battalion in Kepi village of Sarguja today. On the occasion, the personnel were felicitated for their significant achievements in various fields.

Union Home Minister Mr. Singh greeted the family members of the personnel, who took part in the passing out parade of Bastariya Battalion, and congratulated them for raising such brave men. He said that he felt extremely proud to watch the parade of Bastariya Battalion. Mr. Singh said that tribal community is patriotic and they have always made contribution in times of challenges. This is the reason why rules were slackened to provide opportunity to youth of Bastar to be recruited in Bastariya Battlion. Mr. Singh said that maoists and terrorists are posing to be threat for country, but CRPF and Police are working with better coordination which has resulted in decline of casualties by 53-55%and has also confined the geographical area occupied by them by 40-45%. He said that maoist forces do not want development in remote areas of Bastar and they want tribal people to remain poor.

Union Home Minister Mr. Singh said that the Maoists responsible for bloodshed of innocent tribal people will not be spared. He asked the personnel, who have completed CRPF training, that now they have become an important part of CRPF and now they can glorify the name of Bastar by actively combating the anti-social elements. Earlier villagers did not used to have information about CRPF, but now people across the country have gained confidence in CRPF that when CRPF takes up a task they accomplish it successfully. Union Home Minister said to the family members of CRPF personnel that government is always standing by their side in times of crisis. He said that the sacrifices of personnel can never be repaid but government has decided to provide ex-gratia amount of minimum Rs one crore to the families of the martyrs.  He said that the personnel suffering physical disabilities will be provided proper financial aid. Home Minister Mr. Singh said that Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh aims to ensure all-round development of tribal areas such as Bastar, and Central Government will offer every possible support to him. Mr. Singh said that a grievance redressal cell has been established to provide assistance to families of the martyrs. At the onset, Union Home Minister Mr. Singh inspected the parade and took salute of the passing out parade.

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh thanked Union Home Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh for providing opportunity of recruitment in Bastariya Battalion in Chhattisgar. He said that observing the excellent performance of parade by Bastariya Battalion, I am convinced that these youth will successfully establish peace in Bastar. He added that all these personnel have earlier rendered their services to government as SPOs etc, who have now become the CRPF personnel.

Director General of CRPF Mr. RR Bhatnagar said that after recruitment in Bastar Battalion, these youngsters have completed training of 44 weeks and now they are all ready to combat the naxalites in affected areas. On the occasion, Deputy Commandent Mr. Prabhat Kumar Singh administered oath to the new personnel. Parade Command Mr. Rajendra Prasad Regar headed the march-past performed on the occasion. Besides, mesmerizing cultural programme based on folk culture of Bastar was also staged.

The convocation ceremony was attended by Chhattisgarh's Home, Jail and PHE Minister Mr. Ramsevak Paikra, Sarguja MP Mr. Kamalbhan Singh, Member of Rajya Sabha Mr. Ramvichar Netam, Additional Chief Secretary Home Mr. BVR Subramaniam, Director General of Police Mr. AN Upadhyay, Additional Director General of Police CRPF Mr. Kuldeep Singh, Inspector General of Police Mr. Sanjay Arora, Commissioner Sarguja Division Mr. Avinash Champawat, Inspector General of Police Sarguja Range Mr. Himanshu Gupta, Collector Mrs. Kiran Kaushal, Superintendent of Police Mr. Sadanand Kumar, prominent citizens and family members of Bastar Battalion personnel.

CM inaugurates 118 development works of 141.53 crores done in huge gathering of catheders - Bhumi Pujan

30.50 km long road construction up to Korbi-Ghosra, built at a cost of around Rs 20 crores

Foundations of 33/11 KV Power Station in Boeda

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today inaugurated 118 development works worth Rs 141.53 crore in the massive General Assembly of Katghora in Tehsil headquarters, Korba district and laid down the ground floor. They laid foundation stone of 36 works of 26 crore four lakh 61 thousand rupees and 82 works of 115 million 48 lakh 99 thousand rupees. The work done by the Chief Minister in which the bridge was constructed at a cost of two crore rupees, bridge on the Devgaon-Phuljar road, a bridge built on Jawali-Sinhala road at a cost of Rs. 2 crore 41 lakh, Mungadih Aniket built at a cost of Rs. Katha Ashram Langha Bhawan constructed at Gokhmudi to Kotkherri road, costing Rs. 1 crore 62 lakh, costing Rs. 41.5 million. Mit sarguja access route Solar in various villages at a cost of Chindia Square Village Mugum in Amka Route CC Road million dual pump is pumping mini water supply scheme.

    The work that was done by the Chief Minister at a cost of Rs 19.88 crore, costing 30.50 km of roads from Korbi to Ghosra, 33/11 KV sub-station at Boeda at a cost of 2 crore 32 lakh, costing Rs 7 crore 21 lakh, Construction of high level bridge on Khalar Nala in Jawali-Chakabuda-Deepka road, high level bridge over Leelagan river in Nevsa-Jorhadbury route at a cost of Rs. 54.97 million. Manufacturing, construction of Litiyakar reservoir scheme at cost of 13.3 million, Seamant concrete of deepening and canal, Lineing work, Construction of high level bridge at Salahalana in Kataghora-Jawali-Chakabuda-Deepka road at a cost of Rs.4.55 crore, Strengthening of Kasiadihwa Marg from Boeda at a cost of Rs 29 lakh, construction of five kilometers of road from Pali to Wadia road at a cost of Rs.34.24 million, Construction of Kumhariasani Anicak near Dhobnala near village Kumharsisani at a cost of Rs 3 crore 26 lakh, construction of 2.70 km road from Pondi Upora to Lepra at the cost of Rs. , Construction of high level bridge over the carrage river in a dug-out-way road at a cost of Rs.44.33 crore, at the cost of Rs.33.8 million. There is a high level bridge on Tan river on the Orie-Cardand route. During the program, during the program, Chief Minister has distributed around 12 thousand beneficiaries under various schemes like Mahajal, Talab strap, Veer Narayan Singh Swavlabhan Yojana, Mini Mata Swavalamban Yojana, Adivasi Swa Swaaran Yojana, Antyodaya Swarozgar Yojana under grant distribution and check distribution, Chief Minister Skill Planning and skill certification under development plan, cycle under main cycle aid scheme Minister of tools to help plan under tools, Chief sewing machine assistance scheme under the sewing machine and population strap and distribution of forest easement.

Chief Minister, Katgora citizens pay homage to martyrs

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today paid homage to the martyrs of Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) violence in Cholnaar district Dantewada in a public meeting at Tehsil headquarter town Katgora district Korba. Dr. Raman Singh is in Korba as a part of his State-wide 'Vikaas Yatra'. The people gathered at the public meeting paid homage to the martyrs by observing silence in the memory of the departed souls. Dr. Raman Singh said that Chhattisgarh State will not stop the developmental   activities and is not scared of the Naxalites. The ultras abhor development- laying of roads, construction of bridges and school buildings in the backward areas. It may be mentioned here that six jawans had been killed in a landmine blast at Cholnaar in Dantewada. The jawans were aiding the laying of road at Bacheli-Kirandul route. One jawan is seriously injured.

Chief Minister appealed to the gathering to observe silence in memory of those killed. The jawans are challenging the Naxalites in their own areas. The progress will never come to a halt. There was a large turnout at the public meeting and the commoners spilled over on to the roads.

Vikas Yatra 2018: State Government provides food for poor, treatment with self-respect and arrangement for education of children: Dr. Raman Singh

184 crore rupees in the general meeting of Khathela
Launch of Construction Cost Costs - Bhumi Pujan

India Mala Project: Bilaspur-Dharamjyagarh-Ranchi 6 lanes
  People of the benefit of Super Expressway will also get benefit

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has said that when there is a provision for poor people, treatment with self-respect and education for their children, then there is a real development. The State Government has successfully made adequate arrangements for these basic needs of the poor. The policies of the state government are bringing positive change in the lives of the poor. Dr. Singh expressed the views of this effect while addressing the general body organized during the State-wide Development Tour in Karlala, Vikas Khand, Korba district today. The Chief Minister said - I have come on development tour for the distribution of the amount of Rs. 1700 crores of paddy bonus to the farmers and the amount of dry relief item. Today the distribution of the amount of paddy bonus of 28 crore rupees to the farmers of Korba district will be distributed. These include farmer farmers of the farm sector.

    The Chief Minister inaugurated various development works costing Rs 184 crores in the General Meeting, Bhumi Pujan and Shilanyas. He inaugurated 17 different works costing about 16 crores 76 lakhs and laid foundation stones and bhumi pujan for 75 works costing 167 crores 14 lakhs. Urban Development Minister Shri Amar Agarwal, Lok Sabha MP Dr. Bansilal Mahato, MLA Mr. Lakhanlal Devangan and former Home Minister Mr. Nankiram Kanwar were present as special guests on this occasion.

    The Chief Minister said that the network of roads has been laid in villages and villages of Khathela area. Electricity is being transmitted to all the houses of each and every house. He said that 70 kilometer long 6-lan Super Expressway will be constructed at a cost of around 1700 crores to Bilaspur-Dharamjyagarh-Ranchi under Bharat Mala Yojna of the Government of India. This road will also pass through the area. He said that 3400 kms of optical fiber cables are being laid for giving internet connectivity to villages and villages under Bharat Net project. Free smart phones will be distributed to 55 lakh people, including all students of colleges in the coming three months.

He said that eight thousand houses of 1.5 lakh rupees have been constructed under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in the Kharthela area. In the Prime Minister Ujjwala scheme 40 thousand women of poor families have been given LPG connections. In the coming time, there will be more such connections in this area. He said that the state government has arranged for procurement of paddy at the support price. Farm loans are being given to agriculture farmers on zero percent interest. The rate of collection of Tengupta has been increased to 2500 rupees per standard.

The work done by the Chief Minister included 24 Solar Dual Pump Pumping Mini Water Supply Scheme and Deolapath, Kudarmal, Kukericholi, Ugaraga, Surakhi at village Devearmal, Sempali, Kukericholi, Masan, Dhogdarha, Bhasma at a cost of about Rs. 38 million Solar dual pump pumping mini water supply scheme at a cost of 1 crore 86 lakhs included in Wahda, Buridih, Dhadni, Barpali, Puraina, Junwani, Bagbuda. Dr. Singh built a bridge constructed on Tilkeja, constructed at a cost of Rs 3 crore, built on Rhekhakhar-Kharwani-Sohagpur road built at a cost of Rs 2.7.7 million, built on Baalpur-Rinvapar-Saraipali Kharwani route at a cost of 1 crore 91 lakh. Launched the road constructed from Amaldhiha to Dhorabadi at the cost of bridge and cost of Rs.1.61 million.
     In the General Assembly, the Chief Minister distributed the checks of grant funds to the beneficiaries under the schemes of the government under Mahajal, Talab's strap, Veer Narayan Singh Swavalamban scheme, Mini Mata Swavalamban scheme, Adivasi Self Employment Scheme, Antyodaya Swarozgar Yojana. Under the Chief Minister's skill development scheme, he distributed the planning and skill certificates to the beneficiaries under the Chief Minister's Cycle Assistance Scheme, the tool tool kit under Chief Minister Tool Scheme, the sewing machine and the population leases and the forest leases under Chief Minister's Sewing Machine Assistance Scheme.

Chief Minister thanks Prime Minister-Railway Minister for Indore-Jagannathpuri train

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today expressed his happiness over the launch of weekly Humsafar Express linking Indore-Jagannathpuri from today.The passengers of the State with the introduction of this new train. Chief Minister expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi and Union Railways Minister Mr. Piyush Goyal for the introduction of new weekly train. The passengers can travel to financial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore, also. It may be mentioned here that MP Mr. Ramesh Bais flagged-off the new train to Jagannathpuri at the Raipur railway station. The train will run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The train will pass through Bilaspur.

Only those States progress where daughters are respected: Dr. Raman Singh : Chief Minister thanks citizens during 'Vikaas Yatra'

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that only those states progress where daughters are honoured and respected. The citizens of Chhattisgarh worship Mata Danteshwari, which is a symbol of worshipping daughters. This is the main reason that State is on fast track of rapid progress. There are 125  girl students for every 100 boys in various colleges of State.

Chief Minister was addressing a gathering as a part of State-wide 'Vikaas Yatra' at Adivasi-dominated Bastar (Jagdalpur). He said that with the blessings of the people of the State that they got the strength to develop the State. 'Vikaas Yatra' is actually 'Thanksgiving Yatra'. Chhattisgarh will soon become the most developed State in the entire country. The State Government had launched Saraswati Cycle Yojana for the girls of the depressed sections of the society. The attendance of girls in High Schools had risen to 97 per cent.

Chief Minister said that Bastar divisional block is very crucial. There are 324 women's self-help groups in which four thousand women procure cashew nuts. They had procured two thousand ton cashew nuts . 440 k.v.capacity electricity supply line had been laid from Raipur to Bastar. Ninety per cent citizens are allocated cheap rice, free salt and cheap grams. The patients are provided with Rs 50 thousand insurance against medical treatment.

Chief Minister allots houses to 72 surrendered Naxalites : Dr. Raman Singh sanctions Residential 'pattas' to 341 families

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today distributed letters sanctioning houses to 72 surrendered Left-Wing Extremists (LWE)  at village Gaadiraas in district Sukma. It may be mentioned here that as per the State Government's Naxalites' Surrender Policy about 100 houses will be constructed in the district. Dr. Raman Singh distributed relief materials, cheques and house sanction letters to about two thousand beneficiaries. The beneficiaries include 186 women who got domestic cooking gas connections under the Prime Minister 'Ujjwala' project. He distributed building construction implements and sewing machines to 20 women. Dr. Raman Singh distributed residential 'pattas' to 341 families. He also distributed Rs Four lakh each to 25 families ex-gratia who were victims of natural calamities. The State Government sanctions Rs Four lakh to victims of drowning, snake bites and lightning. He also gave away Rs 12 thousand each to 10 children whose families are victims of Naxalites' violence. Scholl Education Minister Mr. Kedar Kashyap, MP Mr.  Dinesh Kashyap and prominent personalities were also present.  

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