Welfare Board to be constituted for Rajak community’s development: CM
Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Madhya Pradesh Rajak Welfare Board will be constituted for all-round development of Rajak community in the state. Board’s chairman will be selected from among Rajak community. Shri Chouhan was addressing Mahapanchayat of Rajak community at Bittan Market Dussehra Maidan here today.
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the State Government has chalked out special schemes for economic development of people associated with traditional occupations. For this, they will be given loan guarantee upto Rs. 50 thousand by the State Government for increasing their business. Five percent interest subsidy will also be provided for 5 years.
Referring to Mukhyamantri Yuva Swarozgar Yojana, the Chief Minister said that the State Government will provides bank guarantee of Rs. 25 lakh for loans to be acquired by youths. The State Government will also extend maximum assistance to youths willing to start any other business than traditional ones. Education loan guarantee will be provided to students of the community. Shri Chouhan said that on the demand of Rajak community, the State Government will provides Rs. 5 lakh for useful construction works for the community. Referring to demand of including Rajak community in scheduled castes, Shri Chouhan said that a proposal has already been sent to the Union Government in this regard. Another proposal will be sent soon. Coaching arrangements will also be made for students of Rajak community to prepare them for admission tests of higher government services.
MP and State BJP President Shri Narendra Tomar said that maximum number of schemes for the poor have been chalked out under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri Chouhan. Local MLA Shri Dhruvnarayan Singh, All-India Rajak Samaj vice-president Shri Ramesh Malviya, State President of Rajak Samaj Shri Bhagwandas Malviya and large number of representatives of Rajak community drawn from various states were present on the occasion. The Chief Minister was greeted by Rajak community with a 120-feet long garland.