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Rs. 35 thousand crores has been deposited in state farmers’ account in a year: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

08 Jul 2018
Rs. 35 thousand crores has been deposited in state farmers’ account in a year: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan addressed ‘Kisan Maha Sammelan’ at Dewas on July 8 where he said that a financial assistance of about Rs. 35 thousand crores under various schemes has been deposited in the bank accounts of farmers of the state in the last one year.

CM Chouhan mentioned that the state government has carried out the impossible work to facilitate the Kshipra River with Narmada water. With the blessings of Maa Narmada, potable water is now available at Dewas. He further mentioned that an irrigation scheme has been prepared from the Narmada-Kalisindh Part -1 and Part -2 and Narmada –Gambhir Part -1 and Part-2 besides Narmada Malwa-Kshipra Part -2 Link Projects for irrigation in Dewas, Ujjain, Shajapur and Agar district. Irrigation facility on about 14 lakh 20 thousand acres will be provided under the various stages. CM Chouhan stated that the entire pattern of crops will change in these districts in the next 5 years after the irrigation arrangement.  

Loan arrangement for 30 thousand children of farmers

Chief Minister Chouhan said that efforts are being made to export agriculture produce to provide profitable value to the farmers. An Export Promotion Board has been constituted in this connection. He mentioned that efforts are being made to encourage the establishment of food processing units in the state. An arrangement is being made to provide a loan to 30 thousand children of farmers this year under this scheme.

Informing about the benefits being given under the Mukhya Mantri Jan-Kalyan (Sambal) Yojana started for unorganized labourers and poor, Shivraj Singh Chouhan mentioned that every poor will own his/her pucca house in the next 4 years. Fee for higher education of children of labourers will be paid by the government. He informed that camps are being organised to waive off electricity bills of the poor and labourers under the Bijlee Bill Maafi Yojana. A provision of a death penalty has been made for anyone who commits a heinous crime with innocent girls. He informed that the death penalty has been awarded to the beast who raped a minor girl in Sagar. CM Chouhan urged the huge gathering present on the occasion to save daughters, to give respect to girls, to save water, to build new Madhya Pradesh and to make agriculture a profitable occupation.

The Chief Minister also performed bhoomi-poojan of 3 roads built at a cost of  Rs 34 crore 81 lakh under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. He started certificate distribution work of insurance claim of over Rs. 552 crores for Kharif-2017 under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana to about One lakh 6 thousand farmers of Dewas district. He also distributed certificates of insurance claim amount to the beneficiaries symbolically. Sanction letters worth Rs. 25 crore 26 lakh were distributed to 2105 beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana during the Maha sammelan. Along with this, certificates to 5 beneficiaries of Mukhya Mantri Bijlee Maafi Yojana and gas connections to 2 women beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana were given symbolically.