Chhattisgarh starts implementation on Modi’s priorities
RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh has started implementing
priorities declared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first message to the
nation on Independence Day.
As a first step, on the instructions of chief minister
Raman Singh, Chhattisgarh Housing Board has decided to construct toilets in 100
government schools in the state.
Chairman of the Board, N Baijendra Kumar has
instructed the officers to construct toilets from the Corporate Social
Responsibility (CSR) fund of the Board. He asked the officers to identify
schools and submit action plan for construction of toilets soon. In the action
plan, special attention should be given to priority sectors and girls’ schools.
Commissioner, Housing Board, Sanjay Shukla said here
on Monday that on the instructions of the chairman of the Board, a project has
been prepared for construction of toilets in 100 schools of the state. Toilets
would be constructed by making cluster of schools after selection of district
requires special attention. The Board will also carry out maintenance of these
toilets. Priority would be given to girls’ schools, he added.
Two days ago, chief minister Raman Singh, during video
conferencing, had instructed all collectors and senior officers to implement
the priorities of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, declared in his I-Day message
to the nation, promptly.
Modi had declared to launch Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in
the country from October 2 next. He also gave emphasis on including corporate
sector in this work and said that industrialists, under their corporate social
responsibility, should give priority on construction of toilets in schools and
along with state governments, this works should be completed within a year.