Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that three L.E.D. bulbs will be distributed free of cost to the poor citizens who fall under the Below Poverty Line (BPL) category. It will save a lot of electricity for the poor. 'Chief Minister L.E.D. Lamp Distribution Scheme' had been launched. He urged the poor families to contact the Power Distribution Company to avail of the benefits. Dr. Raman Singh called upon the farmers to grow crops and horticulture as per the soil tests and environment.
Under Lok Suraaj Abhiyan, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today inaugurated well-equipped colonies for 266 displaced families of Barnavapara Sanctuary area, which were constructed under State Government's Ideal Rehabilitation Policy, in village Latadadar and Bhava village of Mahasamund district. And with that Dr Singh has fulfilled the promise he had made to the forest dweller families of Barnavapara during his surprise visit to this place on April 24, 2010 under Gram Suraaj Abhiyan.
With the best wishes and hearty greetings, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr Raman Singh gave away permanent 'patta' of 99 years to the 134 families, who had migrated to India in year 1964 during civil war of the then eastern Pakistan (presently Bangladesh). These families are residents of Mana Nagar Panchayat area near capital city Raipur of Chhattisgarh. Dr Raman Singh distributed 'patta' to these families today morning at 'Jandarshan' hall of his residence office in Raipur. Revenue Department has provided permanent patta for commercial purpose at nominal land revenue of Rs 1 only.
About 34 lakh 60 thousand 404 families of Chhattisgarh have been issued smart cards under National Health Insurance Scheme and State Government's Mukhyamantri Health Insurance Scheme. These families have already started availing the benefits of medical facilities provisioned under the scheme. State Government has nominated 520 hospitals for providing medical facilities based on smart cards. This includes 275 government hospitals and 245 private hospitals.
Sigh of relief for lakhs of families in state, as the Power Cess (Amendment) Bill introduced by State Government during Monsoon Session of Vidhan Sabha has been passed with voice votes yesterday. With enactment of this amendment bill, the domestic consumers of state will save considerably on their monthly electricity bills. According to officials concerned, as per the current electricity tariffs, domestic consumers are charged as per the limit of consumption i.e.
Governor Shekhar Dutt, on Wednesday, visited village Tekari in Dhareseenva to meet console the family of slain Congress leader Yogendra Sharma in the May 25 Naxal attacks carried out in Darbha. Governor Dutt met Late Sharma's son Harshit and daughter Neha Sharma to offer solidarity in these difficult times. He also stressed that the two children need to be proud of their father, who laid their life struggling against the Naxal terror.
Governor Shekhar Dutt visited a private hospital today to meet the injured victims of recent naxal attack undergoing treatment there. Governor also met the families of the victims, and enquired doctors about their health conditions and ongoing medical treatment. Governor was pleased to know about the progress in their heath recovery.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh reached Rajnandgaon today afternoon and met the bereaved families of former MLA late Mr Uday Mudliar and his assistant late Mr Allanoor, expressing heartfelt condolences to them. "Uday was my family friend. His sudden demise is a shocker for me" said Dr Singh while consoling the family of late Mr Uday Mudliar. Dr Raman Singh expressed his grief saying that this family has lost a son and he has lost his brother-like friend in the ferocious act of naxalites. Later, Chief Minister also visited the house of late Mr Allanoor and expressed condolences to his family.
Financial Aid under Rashtriya Parivar Sahayta Yojana (RPSY), conducted by Social Welfare Department of state government, have been doubled. The head of beneficiary family under RPSY will now receive lump sum financial aid of Rs 20,000, which was Rs 10,000 earlier. Under this scheme, over 7792 families were provided the financial aid as on January month of financial year 2012-13.
63 Families, who were the victims of the devastating fire incident that took place in Amlidhi, were provided with financial aid by the Mayor Kiranmaee Nayak. At the occasion ward Corporators were also present. A sun of Rs 13,500 was given to each family. Besides this, Rs 6000 each by the zone presidents and 14 Raipur Municipal Corporation MiC members and an independent Corporator were also given to fire victims.