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Three-month training to youths under Mukhyamantri Yuva Contractor Yojna

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that three-month training will be imparted to youths under Mukhyamantri Yuva Contractor Yojna for preparing good contractors. During training, each engineering degree holder will be given Rs. 10 thousand and diploma holder Rs. 8 thousand. This year, training will be imparted to 5 thousand youths. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was addressing inaugural function of Bhopal Bypass Berasia Road here today. At the function, foundation stones for four-lane Bhopal Bypass and Chhola Road over-bridge and two-lane project of Bhopal-Berasia-Sironj Road was laid.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that youths should become entrepreneurs and provide jobs to others. A network of small and cottage industries will be laid in the villages of the state. Five lakh small and cottage industries will be set up in the next 5 years. Under Mukhyamantri Yuva Swarozgar Yojna, the State Government will give loan guarantee upto Rs. 25 lakh and will also provide 5 percent interest subsidy for five years. Now, Madhya Pradesh is a pioneer state in growth rate. During 11th Five-Year Plan, state’s economic growth stood at 10.2 percent. Last year, record of 18.9 percent agriculture growth rate was created. With growth rate of 10.2 percent, Madhya Pradesh was the pioneer state in the country during the year 2012-13. Madhya Pradesh is also pioneer in food grains production sector. By May-end all the villages in the state will start receiving 24-hour power supply. Paucity of funds in the state’s development will not be allowed. Madhya Pradesh will give maximum contribution in the country’s development in the years to come. Apart from government, society should also contribute in the state’s development. People should discharge their civic duties. Every child should be sent to school. He administered pledge to people to discharge their responsibilities towards state’s development.

Public Works Minister Shri Nagendra Singh said that 90 thousand kilometer long roads have been constructed in the state during the last 9 years. Roads in urban areas have been improved. The PWD has chalked out a scheme to link 55 thousand villages of the state with roads. Higher Education Minister Shri Laxmikant Sharma said that construction of good roads will expedite process of development in the state. The State Government has chalked out welfare schemes for all the sections of society. MP Shri Kailash Joshi said that people should be apprised of the State Government’s schemes. Youths in every village will get employment through Mukhyamantri Yuva Swarozgar Yojna.

At the function, Principal Secretary PWD Shri K.K. Singh threw light on departmental schemes. A short film focusing on these schemes was also screened at the function. Cost of four-lane Bhopal Bypass project is about Rs. 304 crore. It is 52 kilometer long. The 106.9 kilometer long Bhopal-Berasia-Sironj Road will be constructed at a cost of Rs. 181 crore. The cost of Chhola Road over-bridge is about Rs. 45 crore. Under the project, one over-bridge from Kali Parade to Ayodhya Bypass and two under-bridges will be constructed.

Civil Supplies Corporation Chairman Shri Ramesh Sharma Guttu Bhaiya, State Minor Forest Produce Federation Chairman and MLA Shri Vishwas Sarang, Zila Panchayat Chairperson Smt. Meena Himmat Singh, MLAs Shri Jitendra Daga & Shri Brhamanand Ratnakar, Shri Arvind Menon, Shri Alok Sharma, Shri Shailendra Sharma, State Road Development Authority Managing Director Shri Vivek Agrawal and large number of public representatives and citizens were present on the occasion.


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