Lift irrigation scheme costing Rs 202 crore announced
Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan in Antyoday Mela in Dimarkhera
Bhopal, August 11, 2016 (Muslim Saleem): Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the government would leave no stone unturned to uplift and serve poor people. It is committed to raise standard of life of the poor, the weaker and the proletariat class. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan was addressing block level Antyoday Mela in Dimarkhera of Katni district. The Chief Minister distributed different benefits worth Rs 1244 lakh to 56 thousand 776 beneficiaries, after performing bhoomi-pujan of developmental and construction works costing Rs 54 crore. The Chief Minister announced the opening of college in Dimarkhera from the this month. Further, announcing lift irrigation scheme costing Rs 202 crore in the area, he said that the project will irrigate over 37,000 hectare land. The Chief Minister said that water will reach through pipeline from Bargi canal and irrigation will be carried out through drip method. On villagers’ demand he asked district collector to build a playground at appropriate place. The Chief Minister asked to speed up development of industrial area in 1600 hectare in the region, on other public demand. He said lift irrigation scheme will be introduced in Mudwara and Bahoriband. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan said that each landless person will be given land ownership right to construct house. Total 20 thousand beneficiaries will get ‘patta’ rights in Dimarkhera.
A new scheme is being launched from August 15 to facilitate education to talented children of weaker section. The children will be able to bring name and fame to their family by studying in medical colleges and IIT and contribute to state development as well. Nobody will be allowed to stop the progress of children of poor parents. Along with free books, uniform, scholarship, laptops are being given to students scoring 85 percent plus marks and free smart phone to each college student.
Chief Minister called upon public representatives, panchayat representatives and rural people to ensure that every child should go to school. Urging villagers for plantation, Mr. Chouhan said that all should take out Tiranga Yatra to spread patriotism. He administered pledge to villagers to contribute in the development. The Chief Minister issued instructions to open a high school in Pipriya on children’s demand. District in-charge minister Mr. Gyan Singh, Minister of State for small, micro and medium industries (independent charge) and Social Justice, Higher Education Mr. Sanjay Pathak, MLA Moti Kashyap, Mr. Sandip Jaiswal were present on the occasion.