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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.  




Raipur : 'Antyodaya' dreams reach distant lands : Rs 105 crore development works sanctioned in Sukma district


 2, 000 citizens get schemes' benefits     

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh's State-wide Vikas Yatra today reached remote village Gaadhiraas in Sukma district on the second day of his yatra. He sanctioned development works worth Rs 105 crore 22 lakh in the Left-Wing Extremism affected Adivasi-dominated region. He dedicated eight works worth Rs 14 crore 95 lakh and laid the foundation stones of 37 development works worth Rs 90 crore 26 lakh. He also distributed relief  materials to two thousand beneficiaries of various State Government schemes.

Dr. Raman Singh while addressing a mammoth public meeting said that due to the implementation of many Central and State Government projects the dreams of 'Antyodaya' had been reaching far-flung regions of Chhattisgarh. The authorities had achieved significant success in controlling hunger -malnutrition and migrations on large scale to various other parts of country.

Chief Minister sanctioned a mini=stadium worth Rs 50 lakh at village Gaadhiraas, Gauravpath worth Rs One crore and construction of bridge over river Mangor in the vicinity. He added that he had come to seek the blessings of the citizens. The development will increase manifold in this remote areas.  Union Home Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh dedicated 132 k.v. electric sub-station in Sukma district  which will ensure smooth supply of power.

Chief Minister added that roads worth Rs 350 crore is being laid linking Sukma-Konta (78 km) at a brisk pace. Composite building at a cost of Rs 17 crore is being  built in the headquarter town. Hospital building is being constructed at a cost of Rs Eight crore 06 lakh. New bridge is complete linking Dornapal-Odisha. The farmers belonging to the depressed sections of the society are getting electricity free of charge.   




Chief Minister announces 'Raman ki Goth': 50 thousand rupees now for purchase of e-rickshaw


All the myths that prevent positive works from women: Dr. Raman Singh

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has announced a grant of Rs. 50 thousand through the Labor Department to the people who bought e-rickshaw in the state. He told the audience in his monthly radio talk 'Raman Ke Gote' broadcast from Aakashwani Raipur center this morning- I want to give you another good news that there was no provision for e-rickshaw for all the districts before. In some districts, arrangements have been made to provide subsidy from DMF (District Mineral Institute), but now we have arranged a third of the total cost ie 50 thousand rupees for the subsidy through the Department of Labor, whose benefits Get ahead
    Dr. Raman Singh also informed about the ongoing project for women empowerment in the state in its radius. He said- In earlier villages, Swarna Jayanti Employment Scheme was run for livelihood and Swavalamban, in which women and men had equal participation. We named this plan as 'Chhattisgarhi' environment called 'Bihān', which meant morning in the morning. This scheme has been completely devoted to women. Under this, women self-help groups are being formed. He said - women have broken all the myths, which prevented them from doing positive work or clinging in unnecessary chains.

    Dr. Singh told the radio audience- So far, more than one lakh 24 thousand self-help groups have been set up under the state rural livelihood mission in the state. Chhattisgarh government has decided to provide easy and cheap lending to women self-help groups. As a result, in the last five years 90 thousand self-help groups have been given a loan of Rs.1.11 crore. Women have wandered their unity by joining each other and have also made them the medium of self-reliance, economic development and society reform. The practice of making various items such as pickle, large, papad, incense stick, belametal, bamboo crafts etc is already in our region. Many women groups have done so great work on these items that they are earning millions of rupees. The e-rickshaw which Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, who was on a tour of Bijapur district, is an example of our sister entrepreneurship.

    In the same episode, the Chief Minister also announced a subsidy of 50 thousand rupees through the Department of Labor for the purchase of e-rickshaw and said that its benefits will be realized. Dr. Singh, while praising the employment and income generating activities of women self-help groups, said that such a rice is being generated through organic farming, whose demand is in the metros. The groups that first made the candles are now making LED bulbs. The women running livelihood by making dung cloth in villages have learned to join the self-help group to make ice cream. Those who used to make clay pots, they are now setting up cold storage and keeping local fruits and vegetables in place. He said- The role of women groups in solid waste management in Ambikapur has been appreciated nationally and now the same system is being implemented in the urban bodies of the entire state, which is garbage, processing it They also earn money by selling manure and selling them. Sisters of 44 development blocks of twenty districts of the state have become 'Bank Sakhi'. This is an arrangement whereby the members of the Self-Help Groups are providing the facility of the house in the house-to-house. Dr. Singh said - Our state has been famous for power centers of power of Ladies, but today with his inspiration, women group has been established as a women power center in the village.




Raipur: The dream of Antitoya being realized in remote areas: Dr. Raman Singh: Vikas Yatra reached Naxal violence victim Sukma district


Construction of more than 83 crores in the public meeting of Gadiras
50 lakh for mini stadium and
Announcement of one crore rupees for gauravpath

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh reached the village Gadiras of Sukma district of south-west end of Chhattisgarh today on the second day of the statewide development tour. He inaugurated various construction works of Bhandupuzhan and Shilanyasa for around 83 crore 35 lakh rupees for this area, suffering from Naxal violence and tribal areas. Dr. Singh addressed a huge public meeting on this occasion.

Dr. Singh said that since the better implementation of various schemes of the state and central government, the dream of Antyodaya is also being realized in the remote areas of Chhattisgarh. In the last 14 years, the Government has had good success in relieving Chhattisgarh from the suffering of hunger and migration. The development of the state has been possible only by positive thinking towards the hard work, passion and development of the public. This development tour is a sacred work to thank the people of Chhattisgarh for participating in the development of the state.

They also announced the construction of a mini stadium at Gadiras, at a cost of Rs 50 lakh, construction of bridge on the nearby Mangher river, including the Gaurav Path building at a cost of Rs one crore rupees. He said that this journey of Gadiras is like a pilgrimage to me. I have come here to seek public blessings. Our government works for five years and talks for development for the betterment of the public for five full years. Dr. Singh said that the pace of development will increase in areas such as Gadiras and it will be fourfold. Giving examples of the development works being done in Sukma district, Dr. Singh said that on the first day of development tour yesterday, 132 KV built at a cost of 23 crores 37 lakhs for Sukma district. The inauguration of the Electric Sub Station was completed at the hands of the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, which would solve the problem of power voltage in this area. He said that Sukma is the new district of Chhattisgarh. After its formation in the year 2012, about six years ago, there has been a lot of increase in the work of development here.

The Chief Minister said that 78 kilometer cement concrete road construction is being done at the cost of Rs. 350 crore from Sukma on the National Highway No.30, to the last city of Angola in the district. It is being constructed very fast. Joint District Office Building (Composite Building) has been constructed by the Public Works Department at a cost of Rs. 17 crores at District Headquarters. For the beautification of Sukma city, construction of Gaurav Path has been completed at a cost of 26 crores 06 lakhs. The building of 100-bed house has also been constructed at the cost of Rs 8 crore 06 lakh for the District Hospital. For connecting Kalimela of Odisha from Doranpal of the district, bridge construction has also been completed at Shabri river at a cost of Rs 10 crore 20 lakhs. While mentioning the Ayushman Bharat Scheme launched by the Central Government under the leadership of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Chief Minister described it as the world's largest insurance scheme for the poor. He said that in this scheme, patients suffering from severe diseases will get treatment up to Rs 5 lakh. Dr. Raman Singh said that the Chhattisgarh government has increased wages of Tendupta collectors in the last 14 years from Rs. 450 per standard bag to Rs.25, 000, which will be extended to the villagers of Sukma district. The state government is providing full power free of cost to the farmers of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes for irrigation. POTA Cabin is being operated for the education of children of Naxal violence victims families in Sukma district.




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