Chief Minister Chouhan virtually inaugurated 426 Mukhyamantri flood relief homes

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the economy will be made self-supporting by removing the deprivation of the villages from the rural infrastructure. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan on Saturday inaugurated 426 houses constructed under the Mukhyamantri Flood Relief Housing Scheme in 40 villages of Budhni tehsil from village Somalwada and conducted the virtual Grih Pravesh of the beneficiaries. Member of Parliament Shri Ramakant Bhargava was also present on the occasion.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that financial help would be provided from banks along with training to women self-help groups to link the products of villages and skills with the economy. Market will also be made available by creating clusters of products. The Chief Minister directed the Collector to arrange loans and training from banks to women self-help groups in all other villages including Somalwada.


Chief Minister Shri Chouhan informed that about 40 villages of Budhni were badly affected by the floods last year. In these villages, 626 houses were sanctioned under the Mukhyamantri Flood Relief Housing Scheme, out of which today more than 400 houses have been inaugurated and the Grih Pravesh of the beneficiaries has been done. Many villages virtually participated in the Griha Pravesh programme held in Somalwada. Rs. 95 thousand for each house as Chief Minister’s relief, Rs. 17 thousand for construction of toilets and 90 days employment from MGNREGA was also given.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan also announced construction of a mini Anganwadi and school building in Somalwada on the demand of villagers, construction of road connecting 6 villages from Nandmer to Somalwada and bridge.

Chief Minister conducted Grih Pravesh

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan virtually launched the new houses and conducted the Grih Pravesh of the housing beneficiaries. After reaching the house of the beneficiary Shri Mukesh and Jagdish of Somalwada village, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan duly conducted the Grih Pravesh and had tea with the family members of the beneficiary. He also interacted with other beneficiary families on this occasion. He also praised the houses built in Somalwada. MP Shri Bhargava also addressed the programme.

Mukhyamantri Flood Relief Housing Scheme

Flood relief houses were sanctioned to 224 beneficiaries of 18 villages of Budhni Janpad and 402 of 29 villages of Nasrullaganj Janpad Panchayat. 95 thousand 100 rupees to each beneficiary from RBC 6(4) and 90 days wages amounting to 17 thousand 100 rupees from MGNREGA scheme, in this way a total amount of 1 lakh 12 thousand 200 rupees per beneficiary was approved. Out of 626 approved houses, 450 have been completed and 176 are in progress. 44 houses were sanctioned in Somalwada village. All these houses have been completed. Under the scheme, cattle rearers were also provided relief for cattle loss and cattle sheds were made.

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