Clean drinking water of Narmada will now reach every house: Shivraj Singh
BHOPAL: Clean and pure
drinking water of the Narmada will now reach every house in Hoshangabad city.
This was stated by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while inaugurating
urban drinking water scheme under UIDSSMT scheme at Hoshangabad on Sunday. On
the occasion inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 29 works costing Rs 128
Chouhan said that fund
crunch would not be allowed in Hoshangabad’s development. Madhya Pradesh’s
growth rate of 11.02 per cent is the highest in the country while the national
growth rate is 4.4 per cent. Agriculture growth rate of the state is 24.99 per cent.
Had hailstorm not affected crops, our state’s situation would have been even
Chouhan said that when
he had formed his government, state’s budget was about Rs 21 thousand crore. It
is now Rs 1.17lakh crore. State government will lay a network of roads in the
state and ensure better drinking water arrangements also. He said that every
person should take a pledge that every child goes to school in his locality,
village and city.
He said that his dream
is to ensure that children of the state also become IAS and IPS officers. He
asked district administration to get admitted in schools on priority, street
children who beg to survive, do sweeping in rails and also those children
unable to attend schools due to lack of money. Houses should be rented to run
hostel for such children.
He said that free
laptops will be given to students securing over 85 percent marks in higher
secondary exam. He informed that now students of general category poor families
will also be given scholarships. Chief Minister Chouhan said that state
government has implemented higher education loan guarantee scheme so that
students do not face any difficulty in pursuing higher education.
The Chief Minister
informed that he had come to the knowledge about proxy candidates appearing in
PMT on June 20, 2013. Chouhan said that he himself constituted STF and asked it
to catch the guilty. In the state, 3,58,490 recruitments were made of which
irregularities were found in 228 cases. Action has been taken against the
guilty without any discrimination.
Chouhan informed that
state is likely to get Rs 2900 crore crop insurance amount. Of this, 50 percent
amount will be given by the state government. The amount will be distributed to
Vidhan Sabha Speaker Dr
Sitasharan Sharma congratulated residents of Hoshangabad city on launch of this
scheme. Nagar Palika Chairperson Maya Naroliya informed about the scheme. She
urged to make available adequate funds for the city.