Bhopal : Madhya Pradesh government will give total contribution in realizing Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s dream of Atmanirbhar Bharat. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that we will leave no stone unturned in making Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh in the next three and a half years with everyone’s support. Shri Chouhan was addressing the programme of dedication and bhoomi pujan of development works at Amayan in Bhind district. He said that the draft of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh will be prepared with the support of former Chief Minister Sushri Uma Bharti. Giving the good news to the citizens of Amayan area, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the tehsil office will start in Amayan from tomorrow. A notification in this context has been issued. He issued instructions from the stage itself to the Divisional Commissioner and Collector to start the tehsil office in Amayan. Shri Chouhan said that the government has completed the process of making Raun township of Mehgaon assembly constituency a Nagar Panchayat.
In a programme organized today at Krishi Upaj Mandi Parisar, Amayan of Bhind, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan and former Chief Minister Sushri Uma Bharti dedicated and performed bhoomi poojan of development works costing more than Rs 20 crore. Also, financial assistance and equipments were distributed to the beneficiaries under various public welfare schemes of the government. Cooperative Minister Shri Arvind Bhadouria, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Horticulture and Food Processing, Shri Bharat Singh Kushwaha and Minister of State for Urban Development and Housing Shri O.P.S. Bhadouria were also present on the occasion.
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the Maa Ratangarh Irrigation Project, costing about Rs 160 crore has also been resumed by the state government. This irrigation project will irrigate 63 villages in Amayan area. Shri Chouhan told Minister of State Shri O.P.S. Bhadouria to send a proposal for naming the new stadium, krishi upaj mandi and other big development works at Mehgaon area after great personalities.
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan also said on the occasion that the “Panch-J” campaign launched by former Chief Minister Sushri Uma Bharti inspires us to work for public service and development of the state. He said that we are carrying forward the series that Sushri Uma Bharti had started for the development of Madhya Pradesh. Shri Chouhan said that the state government is working with total commitment for the welfare of villages, the poor and farmers. We promise that we will not let any injustice be meted out to the farmers and ensure that they get their rights. In this series, the state government will deposit Rs. 4 thousand 600 crore in the accounts of 20 lakh farmers on September 18. Similarly, ration will be distributed to the remaining poor under the grand campaign at the rate of Re one per kg on September 16.
The state government will not allow shortage of funds for development works. The government has resumed the closed public welfare schemes. The government is providing a loan of Rs 10 thousand each to the street vendors without interest in urban and rural areas. On this occasion, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan also informed that the state government will not allow the burden of additional premium of medical insurance to be borne by journalists. He said that the state government will pay the extra amount of increased premium.
Lauding the functioning of Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, former Chief Minister Sushri Uma Bharti said that we are confident that Madhya Pradesh will emerge as a model in Atmanirbhar Bharat Yojana under Chief Minister Shri Chouhan. Sushri Uma Bharti also said that the outbreak of pandemic is a result of injustice done to nature. He said that our culture carries with it nature, environment, science and faith. We have to change our lifestyle and follow this culture.
Minister of State for Urban Development and Housing Shri O.P.S. Bhadouria gave the welcome address. He said that within the last three months, the new state government has gifted Rs 350 crore for the development of Mehgaon, Amayan and Gormi area, which include drinking water schemes, stadium, school buildings, irrigation projects and other development works. Shri Bhadouria also handed over the memorandum related to the development of Mehgaon and Amayan area to Chief Minister Shri Chouhan.
Bhoomi pujan of development works
Construction of new buildings costing Rs one crore each of Government Girls Higher Secondary School Gormi, Government Higher Secondary School Bharauli and Government Higher Secondary School Mehgaon, Gaheli to Saina Road costing Rs 3.20 crore and Amayan to Tulsipura Mehgaon road costing Rs 3.60 crore. Along with this, bhoomi pujan of development works worth Rs 3.24 crore was performed in various gram panchayats of Mehgaon Janpad Panchayat under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA). Besides, road from Madepura to Saipura costing Rs 2.60 crore and development works of Rs 4.69 crore under MNREGA in gram panchayats of Mehgaon tehsil were dedicated.
Financial assistance distributed under various schemes
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan distributed certificates to 10 girls under Ladli Laxmi Yojana, assistance of Rs. one lakh to Jagrati Ajivika Sankul Stariya Sangh under State Rural Livelihood Mission, financial assistance of Rs 10 thousand each to 5 beneficiaries each under Street Vendors Yojana Rural and Urban, financial assistance to the kin of the deceased under the Mukhya Mantri Jan Kalyan Sambal Yojana. An amount of Rs 4 lakh was given to one family in the form of ex-gratia and cheques of Rs 2 lakhs each were distributed to 5 families as ex-gratia. Similarly, cheques of Rs 51 thousand each was given to 5 beneficiaries as marriage assistance under Madhya Pradesh evam Anya Sannirman Karmakar Kalyan Mandal. Under the Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Yojana, two beneficiaries were distributed Ayushman Golden Cards. Apart from this, battery operated tricycles were also distributed to six Divyangs.