Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today inspected community in Bhopalpatnam of Bijapur district during Lok Suraaj Abhiyan. He gave instruction to Chief Secretary to ensure recruitment of doctors on vacant posts so that uninterrupted health services could be provided in the district.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that community marriages are always better than expensive weddings with a lot of fanfare. A lot of marriages are being conducted by the communities in villages in an austere manner which is the symbol of progressive mindset of the rural society. Satnami Samaj and others conduct community weddings on a large scale on the rural front which is a positive sign.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has announced that families belonging to extremely backward tribes such as Pahadi Korwa and Birhor will be provided free of cost blankets. After his discussion with delegation of these tribal communities from Jashpur at Jandarshan programme held today, Chief Minister instructed Jashpur Collector to take immediate action on their memorandum. Today, a large number of farmers, villagers, common people and women from various districts including capital city Raipur met Chief Minister and conveyed their grievances and demands.
Social Welfare Minister Mrs. Ramsheela Sahu said that special training will be organized for people of third-gender community under Chief Minister Skill Development Scheme, to make them financially self-dependent. In the first meeting of Third Gender Welfare Board held today at Mantralaya, Mrs. Sahu directed officials concerned to mark major institutions and arrange for the aforementioned skill development training for third-gender community at the earliest.
Delegation of Chhattisgarh State Backward Class Coordination Committee today met Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh at his residence office and thanked him for opening hostels in all the district headquarters, increasing scholarship amount, and sanctioning food allowance for children of backward classes living in hostels. They expressed their gratitude for these decisions of state government by adorning Chief Minister with headdress. General Secretary of the committee Mr. Madhav Lal Yadav led the delegation, which included Mr. Basant Tarak, Mr. RB Saakar, Mr. Puneet Ram Verma, Mr.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that community marriages are better replacement for lavish and costly weddings. They had been started by taking inspiration from the Sahu Samaj members. He was addressing the Rajnandgaon Sahu Samaj members on the occasion of oath-taking of its office-bearers. Community marriages are unique in its concept and helped the society at large.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today participated in various programmes in district Jashpur head-quarters. He blessed 401 couples who got married under the 'Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivaah Yojana' at a community marriage ceremony. The scheme is meant for the girls of poor and deprived sections of the society. About 84 developmental works worth Rs 134 crore were dedicated to the people in Jashpur district by Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh.
Delegation of State Dewangan Welfare Community Chhattisgarh paid courtesy call on Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today at his residence in Raipur. The delegation invited Chief Minister for their All India Dewangan (Koshta) Community Convention to be organized on February 15 at indoor stadium of capital city Raipur. Chief Minister told that this event includes programmes like Parmeshwari Mahotsav, Regional Conference and Felicitation of Community's Representatives. They requested Chief Minister to grace the event as Chief Guest.
Implementation of 'Nava Jatan Yojana', initiated by Women and Child Development Department to eradicate malnutrition in children of state through community participation, is resulting in gradual decline of malnutrition-level. According to the report of base-line survey done extensively across the state on June 6, 2012 based on the new parameters of WHO, level of malnutrition in Chhattisgarh has decreased to 41 per cent.