In his address to Tendupatta Bonus Tihaar organized in village Dohna of Balrampur-Ramanujganj district today, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that under Soochna Kranti Yojana (SKY), nearly 55 lakh people of state will be provided smart phones free of cost. These smart phones will have information regarding all schemes of State Government and also the application forms for various welfare schemes, which the beneficiaries will be able to download and apply for the scheme from their phones.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh
Chief Minister appealed villagers that parents should take interest in their children's education and be in contact with school teachers to stay updated about their child's progress. He said that it is the responsibility of government as well as society to maintain quality of education.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh attended Chitranshotsav Sneh Sammelan, Pujan Shobha Yatra, and cultural programme organized at Shaheed Smarak Bhavan yesterday evening, on the occasion of Shri Chitragupta Jayanti. Chief Minister extended hearty wishes to people on the occasion of Chitragupta Jayanti. In the programme, Vidhan Sabha Speaker Mr. Gaurishankar Agrawal, Raipur Development Authority Chairman Mr. Sanjay Shrivastava and other prominent citizens were also present.
Paying tribute to Saint-Poet and Ex-MP Mr. Pawan Diwan today, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that even after his departure from this world, Mr. Pawan Diwan will always stay alive in hearts of 2.5 crore people of Chhattisgarh. His timeless literary creations and thoughts will continue to inspire people. Chief Minister expressed these thoughts while addressing the tribute meet organized at Bramhacharya Ashram premise on the riverbank of Mahanadi in Rajim, in the memory of Mr. Diwan. In the premise, late Mr.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today thanked Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi and Union Railway Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu for including all the proposals relating to the development of Railways in Chhattisgarh. Mr. Prabhu tabled the Railway Budget for 2016-17 in Parliament today. The projects will be speeded up with increased allocation to the State.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh gave away World Cup Trophy to hockey team of Australia- the winners of World Cup Hockey League and extended hearty congratulations to the players yesterday evening. In this tournament organized at Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Hockey Stadium of capital city Raipur, Australian team won the match against Belgium by 2-1. Belgium bagged silver medal in the tournament while India clinched bronze medal after beating Netherland team. On the occasion, Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Mr. Bhaiyalal Rajwade, PWD Mr. Rajesh Moonat, RDA Chairman Mr.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today inaugurated the 23rd All India Conference of State Election Commissioners by lighting the ceremonial lamp. In his address to the inaugural function of this two-day conference, Dr Singh said that entire nation including Chhattisgarh has strong roots of democracy. State Election Commissioners, Secretaries of State Election Offices and other officials of total 10 states and one union territory are participating in this conference.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that it is our collective responsibility to eradicate malnutrition in children. Malnutrition is a threat more critical than the problem of naxalism. To fight this threat, it is necessary to create awareness amongst the women in rural areas. Chief Minister was addressing the daylong seminar on 'Nutrition' organized by State Planning Commission in association with UNICEF, at new circuit house today. In the seminar, Food and Civil Supply Minister Mr. Punnulal Mohile, Public Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr.
Delegation from Guru Singh Sabha Station Road Raipur, led by Chairman Mr. Dilip Singh Hora, today met Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh at his residence. The delegation invited Chief Minister to grace the function to be oraganized on 547th 'Prakash Parva' of the first Guru of Sikhism Shri Guru Nanak Dev. Delegation told Chief Minister that the function would be organized on November 25 at Khalsa School campus. Chief Minister thanked the delegation for invitation and extended best wishes for the success of the programme.