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Sambal Yojana to create a history of the welfare of poor people: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

02 Jul 2018

One crore 83 lakh labourers have been registered under Chief Minister Jankalyan Sambal Yojana so far. Under this scheme, outstanding electricity bill worth Rs 5 thousand 179 crores will be waived off in Chief Minister's Power Bill surcharge Waiver scheme. So far, 16 lakh beneficiaries have been registered for electricity bill waiver. Labourers of Karmakar Mandal have been included in Saral Bijli Bill Yojana. The scheme is being launched on July 3. Under the scheme, registered labourers will be provided electricity at a flat rate of Rs 200 per month. This information was given at a video conference by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for review of the scheme. He said in the meeting that a new history is being created for the welfare of poor people through the scheme. Cabinet members, administrative officers and MLAs in districts, public representatives were present in the video conference.

Chief Minister Chouhan said that Sambal Yojana is a campaign to change the lives of poor people. Through this, social security is being provided to them. All should work for the execution of the scheme. He mentioned that he would review the scheme daily. Awareness would be created for Chief Minister's Public Welfare Education Promotion Scheme. The second phase of Chief Minister's Power Bill Surcharge Waiver Scheme will be held on July 11. Smart cards will be distributed to all registered labourers under Mukhyamantri Jankalyan Sambal Yojana between July 10 and 30.

Under the scheme, training will be imparted to five Sambal Sahyogi in every Gram Panchayat and ward level in urban areas. Camps should be reorganized in the districts where low registration has been reported under Mukhyamantri Jankalyan Sambal Yojana. Daily review of the scheme will be done by District Collectors.

It was informed in the meeting that under the Sambal Scheme, funeral assistance will be given on the death of any dependent member of labourer's family. An assistance of Rs 40 crores has been given to 61 thousand 284 beneficiaries for maternity assistance. Free medical assistance up to Rs two lakh will be given under the scheme. The fee of students will be paid by the state government on showing smart card under the Chief Minister’s Public Welfare Education Promotion Scheme. Relief will be given in case filed under section 126, section 135 and section 138 under Power Bill Surcharge Waiver Scheme. The second phase of distribution of benefits under Mukhyamantri Jankalyan Sambal Yojana will be held on August 04.