Chouhan Meets Union Rural Development Minister
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday met Union Rural Development Minister Dr CP Joshi and felicitated him. In the meeting, Joshi assured Chouhan of support to the state for the implementation of flagship programmes of the Government under the Ministry of Rural Development.
The two leaders discussed the progress of Centrally sponsored Rural Development Schemes in the state specially the NREGA, Rural drinking water Supply and Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.
Chouhan referred to the problems faced by the tribal NREGA workers in getting their wage payments. Dr. Joshi assured him of full cooperation from centre in respect of timely aid by the Ministry and said that the efforts should be made to strengthen the implementation of NREGA and other schemes for the benefit of rural population.
The Minister of State for Rural Development, Pradeep Jain too expressed concern over the migration of labour in Bundelkhand region. The meeting was also attended by the Union Ministers of State for Rural Development, Shishir Chaudhary and Agatha Sangma.