Narmada to be connected with Gambhir river by February-2018: CM

29 Nov 2017
Narmada to be connected with Gambhir river by February-2018: CM

While addressing a general public meeting of Antyodaya Mela organized on the occasion of Vikas Yatra in Mahidpur town of Ujjain district, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that after Kshipra river, now Narmada river will also be connected with Gambhir river by February next year. Later Parvati, Kalisindh and Narmada river will be expanded up to Chambal. The Chief Minister said that if the farmer of Malwa is provided water, if the earth gets sufficient water he can do wonders in farming. He said that the government is with the farmers.

Discussing Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana the Chief Minister said that the government has introduced this scheme to save the farmers from the loss incurred due to sale of crop for a lesser amount than the support price. He said that the children of farmers can avail the benefits of Krishak Udyamita Yojana and set up their own enterprise besides farming. The Chief Minister assured the people that in the coming four years, all poor will have their own concrete houses.

The Chief Minister said that the Yuva Udyamita Yojana will provide jobs to 7.5 lakh youths every year. He said that we are going to form a law soon which will ensure provision of death penalty to the rapist.

Jharda to be tehsil, College to open

Chief Minister Chouhan announced that Jharda tappa will be given the status of tehsil and a college will open in Jharda in the next academic session. 33 kv power sub stations will be established in Borkheda, Petlawad and Gelakhedi of Mahidpur tehsil. A stopdam will be constructed on the bank of Khsipra river in Dugaria village. Apart from this he announced approval of fund for construction stadium and park in Nagar Palika Mahidpur and for approving pipeline to make drinking water available in Mahidput from Kardakhedi dam. The Chief Minister announced to approve Rs 2 lakhs for celebration of Martyrs Day every year in memory of martyrs who laid down their lives in the war between Marathas and the Britishers on December 20. The Chief Minister said that drinking water will be provided to all villages with 1000 population through Nal-Jal Yojana instead of hand pump in state.

Dedication and Foundation laying of over 68 crore development works

Chief Minister Chouhan laid the foundation and performed bhoomi-pujan of construction works worth Rs 34 crores in Mahidpur. He also laid the foundation of Rs 28 crore 42 lakh, 132 kv sub- centre Bhainsola Meen Khachrod and dedicated Rs 4 crore 15 lakh worth New bus stand Mahidpur, Rs one crore worth Ghonsla at new bus stand and Rs 80 lakhs worth rural Sports Ground Jharda.

Rs 304 crore worth benefits to beneficiaries

CM Chouhan handed over the keys of house constructed at a cost of Rs 1 lakh 20 thousand to Sahayata Bai of Lotiya Junarda village, Rashtriya Bachat Patra of Rs 1 lakh 18 thousand to Roshni of Gogpur, pattas to Kamla Bai of Ghonsla, Mohanlal of Gelakhedi and Kachru of Kataria and Rs 4 lakh cheque of financial assistance to Sonkunwar of Sekakhedi and Mukesh of Tikaria. This way Rs 304 crore worth benefits were distributed among beneficiaries of various gram panchayats in Antyodaya Mela in the presence of the Chief Minister. Under the Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana a symbolic cheque of Rs 44, 168 was given to farmer Nageshwar Anjana, Rs 48,000 to Sohan Singh for razed bed planter and patta to Smt. Kamla Bai. Over 10 thousand residential pattas were also distributed to farmers.

MP Dr. Chintamani Malviya, MLA Shri Bahadur Singh Chouhan, Shri Dilip Singh Shekhawat, Dr. Mohan Yadav, Shri Anil Firozia, elite citizens, public representatives and senior officers were present on the occasion.