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Cities of Madhya Pradesh will be made most beautiful and advanced in the country: CM

07 Jul 2018
Cities of Madhya Pradesh will be made most beautiful and advanced in the country: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was addressing a state-level programme of city development in Sagar on July 7 where he called upon the people to cooperate in eradicating poverty and diseases from the country. He said that in the next 5 years, the cities of the state will be the cleanest, beautiful and advanced ones in the country. The government is working to empower the poor, farmers and women considering it as service to God. He also announced the making of Sagar Development Authority and Karrapur as Nagar Panchayat. E-foundation and dedication of urban development work worth more than Rs 14 thousand crores was undertaken.

Chief Minister Chouhan said that development of cities is on in full swing in the state. An arrangement of pure drinking water was made in a single day in all the 378 urban bodies of the state on Vikas Parv. He called upon the poor to come together for development.

The Chief Minister said the government is making efforts to ensure that the hard work of farmers is paid off. Remarkable work has been done by announcing a new support price for the crops. He said that whatever has been done by the state government for the farmers’ rights, has not been done anywhere in the world. Rs 33 thousand crore assistance has been provided to state’s farmers in one year under various schemes. The government has enacted a law to punish the rapists with a death penalty. He also informed about the punishment of death by hanging has been awarded to a rapist in the Rehli of Sagar District in just 40 days.

Urban Development and Housing Minister Smt. Maya Singh informed that the budget for urban development for the year 2003 was only Rs 807 crores which has been increased to Rs 11 thousand 559 crores that is nearly 8 times more. She said that more than Rs 14 thousand crore worth schemes are being dedicated for the first time in the history of the state.

Development on in full swing in cities

State government celebrated Vikas Parv in all 378 urban bodies of the state. Foundation of works of basic facilities was laid and dedicated in this Parv for the citizens. The main programme was organized at Bamora in Sagar. In this CM Chouhan performed E-bhoomi-pujan and E-dedication of works worth Rs 14 thousand 354 crores. The Chief Minister held an online dialogue with citizens of 16 urban bodies. There was a festive atmosphere across all cities.

E-foundation laid of houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

In the programme, Rs 1 lakh 27 thousand 884 houses worth Rs 5116 crore 18 lakh were dedicated under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and bhoomi-pujan of 24 thousand 804 houses worth Rs 2 thousand 222 crore 60 lakhs was performed. Other works included Shahri Lok Parivahan Sutra Seva worth Rs 7 crore 96 lakh under Amrit Yojana, Rs 1965 crore 46lakh under Amrit Yojana, drinking water schemes worth Rs 323 crore 95 lakhs, Smart city worth Rs 679 crore 23 lakhs, Madhya Pradesh Urban Development works worth Rs 2343 crore 44 lakhs and development authority works worth Rs 457 crore 39 lakhs besides dedication and foundation of works of Madhya Pradesh Housing and Infrastructural Development Board worth more than Rs 645 crore. On the occasion, more than 2500 colonies were regularized.

Book released

On the occasion books on dedication/ foundation laying and regularization of illegal colonies were also released. A dialogue was arranged between the Chief Minister and the urban bodies at 16 places in the state. A film based on Madhya Pradesh Urban Development was also screened.

Farmers get crop insurance amount

Certificates of claim amounts of Sagar district’s farmers of Kharif -2017 were distributed during the programme.

No.

Tehsil

No. of farmers

Amount (in crores)

01

Shahgarh

4784

9-00

02

Sagar

20075

28-33

03

Rehli

8145

34-55

04

Rahatgarh

5902

10-33

05

Malthoun

6240

19-42

06

Kesli

6937

17-99

07

Khurai

11626

40-56

08

Gadhakota

8306

21-81

09

Devri

10028

42-24

10

Bina

8044

11-62

11

Banda

4178

6-34

Total in Sagar district

124888

242.18