Bhopal : Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan gave several gifts for development to Bhander in Datia district. Shri Chouhan dedicated and performed bhoomi pujan of 179 construction and development works worth Rs 134 crore 29 lakhs. He also distributed benefits to the beneficiaries of various public welfare schemes of the government.
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that there will be no shortage of funds for the development of the region. The schemes which were discontinued in the state will be reintroduced in public interest. The foundation laying and dedication programme organized at Krishi Upaj Mandi premises in Bhander, Datia district on Sunday were attended by regional MP Smt. Sandhya Rai, Rajya Sabha MP Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia, Home, Jail and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Dr. Narottam Mishra, Women and Child Development Minister Smt. Imarti Devi and Cooperative Minister Shri Arvind Bhadoria.
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that due consideration will also be given to the respect of people along with development in Bhander region. The development works which have not been completed in the area, will be completed on priority basis. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the schemes launched in my previous tenure for the poor, farmers, students and senior citizens of the state were discontinued for 15 months in between. All such schemes will be resumed in the interest of the proletariat. Sambal Yojana has been revived in the state. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that there is no need for children of poor families to worry about higher studies. Their fees for medical, engineering, IIT etc. will be paid by the state government. Poor students should not worry about fees, they should just engage in studies. He informed that recruitments will be made soon in various posts in the state.
Ann Utsav will be held on September 16
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that no poor will sleep hungry in the state. Anna Utsav (food festival) will be celebrated all over the state on September 16 in which 37 lakh poor people of the state who did not get ration earlier, will be given free ration along with eligibility slips.. Under this scheme, 12 thousand families of Bhander region will be benefited. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that on September 18, an amount of Rs 4600 crores of crop insurance will be deposited in the account of 20 lakh farmers.
Rajya Sabha MP Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia said that the line which has been drawn for development of Bhander region will be increased further. He said that the Scindia family has family relations with Bhandar region, not political relations. He said that during a meeting last month, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan had issued instructions that individuals who are engaged in mining and paying royalty to the government will be given protection. On the other hand, action will be taken against those engaged in illegal mining and transportation.
Home Minister Dr. Narottam Mishra said that Bhander also will be developed on the lines of Datia which will enable Bhander to connect with the mainstream of development. Women and Child Development Minister Smt. Imarti Devi said that the works done by Chief Minister Shri Chouhan as the messiah of development in the state will continue. Former MLA Smt. Raksha Sironia said that it is a matter of pleasure for the region that Bhander has been gifted with development and construction works worth Rs 134 crore 29 lakhs.
During the programme, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan granted Rs 94 lakh as assistance to five people under various schemes of the government. This includes Smt. Mamta Dhakad who was granted an assistance amount of Rs 4 lakh on her husband’s death by electrocution. Similarly, under Livelihood Mission, Radhe-Radhe Self-Help Group was granted Rs 35 lakh, Shri Vaishno Devi Self-Help Group was granted Rs 20 lakh, Puja Sahu was granted Rs 20 lakh for oil mill and Akash Sahu of Bhander was granted an assistance of Rs 15 lakh for oil mill under Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme.