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Surajpur district shining bright like a sun on the path of development : Dr Raman Singh

Today, during his tour to village Uchdih of Surajpur district under state-wide Vikas Yatra, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh addressed a massive public gathering, saying that new Surajpur district is shining bright like a sun, marching ahead on the path of development. Surajpur district was constituted in year 2012.

Chief Minister said- formation of this district has brought positive changes in the lives of farmers, labourers and tribal people of this region.  Surajpur district is the largest producer of fruits and flowers in the state. Chief Minister Dr Singh was addressing the general assembly held in Uchdih village of Surajpur district under Vikas Yatra. In this general assembly, Dr Singh commemorated the veteran tribal leader, Ex Minister, Ex-MLA and Ex-MP Late Mr. Shivpratap Singh and announced that the government college in Odgi area of Surajpur district will be named after him. Dr Singh also announced that the government college in Silfili will be named after veteran tribal leader of the area Ex-MP Mr. Murari Lal Singh.

Dr Raman Singh inaugurated and did bhumi-pujan of various works worth Rs 226 crore 77 lakh for development of Surajpur district. He distributed goods and cheques of financial aids of total worth Rs 7 crore 78 lakh to 21 thousand 991 beneficiaries of various welfare schemes of the government. Chief Minister transferred the paddy bonus worth Rs 40 crore directly to the accounts of farmers of the district at one click. Chief Minister Dr Singh said that in upcoming four months, every household of the state including those of Surajpur district will be provided electricity supply and each and every majra-tola will be completely electrified.

On the occasion, Home Minister Mr. Ramsevak Paikra, Labour, Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Mr. Bhaiyalal Rajwade, Member of Rajya Sabha Mr. Ramvichar Netam, Ex-Minister Mrs. Renuka Singh were present in the programme as special guest. Chief Minister said-farming of flowers and fruits has become an additional source of income for farmers of Surajpur district, other than regular agricultural activities. Chief Minister said that bonus amount of Rs 2400 crore will be distributed during Vikas Yatra. This amount includes Rs 1700 crore has paddy bonus to farmers of the state and tendupatta bonus worth Rs 700 crore to be distributed to the forest dwellers. He told that under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, 40 thousand domestic LPG connections have been distributed in Surajpur district. Chief Minister informed that during Vikas Yatra, more 40 thousand connections will be distributed. Chief Minister informed that during Vikas Yatra, bhumipujan and inauguration of construction works worth nearly Rs 30 thousand crore will be done. Dr Singh gave detailed information about various schemes such as Mukhyamantri Khady Suraksha Yojana, Chief Minister Health Security Insurance Scheme, and Ayushman Bharat Yojana. He informed that under Soochna Kranti Yojana, free smartphones will be distributed to 55 lakh people of state.

In Surajpur, Chief Minister inaugurated construction works worth nearly Rs 113 crore and did bhumipujan-foundation laying of construction works worth nearly Rs 114 crore. This includes inauguration of MCH Centre building worth Rs 8 crore 24 lakh for tehsil headquarters Bhaiyathan, newly-built district transport office building worth Rs 70 lakh for Surajpur,  hostel building and superintendent residential quarter built at the cost of Rs one crore 92 lakh in government polytechnic and medical mobile unit of Rs 32 lakh for Premnagar block. In the programme, Dr Singh laid foundation of two tribal hostel buildings for boys and girls of 250-seat capacity each to be built in Surajpur at the cost of Rs 14 crore 57 lakh, 50boys hostel building of 50-seat capacity worth Rs one crore 31 lakh, houses for poor families worth Rs 31 crore under Prime Minister Housing Scheme and did bhumipujan of many rural roads worth.


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