Chief Minister Mr.Baghel attends the ‘World Tribal Day’ program and the swearing-in ceremony of Maa Mavli Mahasabha
*Announced to allocate 2 acres of land for tribal community’s ‘Samajik Bhawan’ and Rs.50 lakh for building construction*
*Announced to name Government High School Dantregi after Late Shri Santosh Dhruv and Government High School Tonatar after Martyr Dhananjay Verma*
Raipur, / TNIS
Chief Minister Mr.Bhupesh Baghel attended the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected office bearers of Maa Mavli Mahasabha and World Tribal Day organized at Ravanbhata ground in Bhatapara town of Balodabazar district. During this, he was welcomed with ‘khumri’ by women of the community. On the occasion, Mr. Baghel announced to allocate 2 acres of land for the tribal community in Patpar Bhatapara town and sanctioned Rs. 50 lakh for the ‘Samajik Bhawan’. Along with this, he also announced to rename Government High School Dantregi after Late Shri Santosh Dhruv and Government High School Tonatar after martyr Shri Dhananjay Verma.
During this, Urban Administration and Development Minister Dr. Shivkumar Dahariya, Chairman of Chhattisgarh State Mineral Development Corporation Girish Dewangan, former Rajya Sabha MP Mrs. Chhaya Verma, Parliamentary Secretary and MLA Ms. Shakuntala Sahu, Scheduled Tribes Commission member Mr.Ganesh Dhurav, Mandi President Mr.Sushil Sharma, District Panchayat Vice President Mrs. Sarita Thakur, District President Mr.Hitendra Thakur, Mr.Vidyabhushan Shukla, Mr.Sunil Maheshwari, Community Head Mr.Banshilal Netam, Collector Mr.Rajat Bansal, Superintendent of Police Mr.Deepak Jha were present.
Chief Minister Mr.Baghel administered the oath to the newly elected office bearers. Addressing the people, he mentioned the work being done in the interest of tribals. He said that our government is working to give recognition to the tribal culture of Chhattisgarh and for this, we have announced a holiday on August 09 to celebrate World Tribal Day. This year, we have provided government jobs to the educated young men and women of special backward tribes. Along with this, preparations are going to recruit 10,000 teachers soon. He further said that various schemes like Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, Godhan Nyay Yojana, Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Bhumiheen Krishi Mazdoor Nyay Yojana are being implemented to strengthen the economic condition of the state’s farmers. Swami Atmanand Excellent English Medium Schools have been opened in the state to provide English medium education to the children and seats in these schools have also been increased. Now we are planning to establish English medium colleges for higher education also. New employment and new sources of income have started in the state through the Godhan scheme. But now, they have not only a good source of income but they are also earning profits by selling cow dung. Vermicompost is being manufactured in Gothan. Godhan Nyay Yojana is being appreciated all over the country. The state government are doing commendable work in reviving the tradition of the village. We have also started to buy cow urine at the rate of Rs. 4 per litre. Everyone's participation is essential for the implementation of the schemes. Diseases can be avoided by using vermicompost for crop production in the fields. At present, the area under cultivation has increased and people's attraction to farming has increased.
*Collector Mr.Rajat Bansal was praised for BADAL Academy*
During the program, Chief Minister Mr.Baghel praised the BADAL Academy started in Bastar under the guidance of Collector Rajat Bansal. Bastar Academy of Dance, Art and Language, started in Jagdalpur, has played an important role in the protection and conservation of the famous folk dance, local dialects, literature and craftsmanship of tribal culture. He also appealed to the people of the Balodabazar district to take a tour there. On this occasion, officials and social workers of the tribal community were present.