Madhya Pradesh to be made pioneer state in next 5 years: CM
Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that a number of schemes have been implemented for all-round development of the state. He said that Madhya Pradesh will be made pioneer state during next 5 years. He said that people will also have to cooperate in it. He said that the government is trying its level best to live upto people’s aspirations and it will be given further fillip in times to come. Shri Chouhan was addressing an Antyodaya Mela at Gunnaur in Panna district today where he inaugurated and laid foundation stones for Rs. 2133 lakh construction works.
Shri Chouhan said that it is the effort of the government that weaker section move towards prosperity at a rapid pace. For this, the government has implemented a number of schemes. He said that in view of poor people’s problems, the State Government has also implemented free medicine distribution scheme in government hospitals. Referring to Swarozgar Yojana, the Chief Minister appealed to villagers to come forward to set up industries. Shri Chouhan said that irrigation potential in Panna district has increased unprecedentedly. Farmers should take its advantage to make the district as prosperous as Punjab. He said that a number of MoUs have been signed for setting up industries in the district.
On the occasion, the Chief Minister sanctioned Rs. 2 crore for piped water arrangements in Amanganj Nagar Panchayat and announced to provide revenue land pattas to displaced Bengalis. He also announced to start a college at Gannaur from current academic session. He said that the State Government has given Rs. 1 crore for construction of Sita Mata Mandir in Sri Lanka, which will be constructed soon. Youths of the state will be given exposure to country’s borders under ‘Maa Tujhe Pranam Yojana’.
At Antyodaya Mela, Shri Chouhan distributed material and assistance worth Rs. 3 crore 9 thousand to 1372 beneficiaries under various schemes. He inaugurated 6 piped water schemes costing Rs. 52 lakh 99 thousand, inaugurated 2 irrigation projects and laid foundation stone for Rs. 33 crore irrigation project on Tirri river. The Chief Minister also felicitated Board exam merit holders Ku. Afsana Begum and Surajbhan Patel. Shri Chouhan gave away benefits under Mukhyamantri Yuva Swarozgar Yojana, maternity assistance, computers to 35 Forest Committees and auto-rickshaw to one beneficiary. He also felicitated girls by performing Kanya Poojan.
MP Shri Jitendra Singh Bundela, MLA Dr. Rajesh Verma, Bundelkhand Development Authority Chairman Shri Babulal Yadav, former Minister Sushri Kusum Mehdele, former MLAs Shri Kashi Bagri, Shri Gorelal Ahirwar, Zila Panchayat President Smt. Sudama Bai Patel, Panna Mandi President Smt. Meena Pandey, District Cooperative Bank Chairman Shri Sanjay Nagaich, Zila Panchayat Vice-President Shri Jaiprakash Patel and other public representatives were present on the occasion