University and state government to develop new models of rural development
CM Mr. Chouhan at felicitation ceremony in IGNT University at Amarkantak
Bhopal, May 17, 2017 (Ataullah Faizan): Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan appreciated initiative done by Indira Gandhi National Tribal University in agriculture sector and said that State Government is ready to work with the university to avail the benefit of the initiative to the people. He described the university’s role as important and assured full cooperation in this. Mr. Chouhan also expressed resolution to make the state cultured and prosperous by nurturing young entrepreneurs. Mr. Chouhan underlined a need of entrepreneurship in the felicitation ceremony. He informed the students about Venture Capital Fund. He said that through this scheme they can set up their own industry. Referring Namami Devi Narmade Seva Yatra and Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi visit, he said that the purpose of this yatra expressed India’s commitment to save the earth. Temperature of the earth will rise by two degree by 2050 and it would cause hardship for life on the earth. He said that constant flood and drought has been extinct many species of plants and lives. Such campaigns would encourage protection of river and civilisation.
Vice chancellor Prof Kattimani mentioned the limitless possibilities of agriculture, horticulture, floriculture and aromatic oils production in Amarkantak region and said the university is making efforts in this regard. Benefit of research being carried out in this regard will be given to some farmers on experimental basis. It can be implemented across the state further. He demanded to construct airstrip near Anooppur and Shahdol and on that, Mr. Chouhan said to earmark the land for this to district administration. Prof Kattimani assured to extend utmost cooperation from the university in textile industries and skill development. Prof Kattimani presented three books penned by him to Mr. Chouhan. Prof TV Kattimani welcomed Mr. Chouhan and Mrs. Kattimani welcomed Mrs. Sadhna Singh Chouhan.