Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said on Sunday that Bastar region of the state will become free from Naxal violence very soon and fourfold development will be seen in this region in the near future. Dr. Singh gave this assurance while mentioning about several development programmes of the state government that are being run in different districts of Bastar. He was addressing as the chief guest in the inaugural ceremony of the Lifeline Express medical camp at Jagdalpur, the headquarters of Bastar division.
Government Women Polytechnic Institute based at Byron Bazar, Raipur, unemployed women are being provided free technical training facility in various trades for self-employment. This free technical training in basic electrical, basic tailoring (ladies), beautician and hair dressing (ladies), refrigerator and AC repairing will be provided under Community Development Scheme. Interested women are invited to apply for the training.
In 95 out of 146 development blocks of state, free solar lamps have been distributed to nearly seven lakh beneficiaries last month. Under Chief Minister Solar Study Lamp Scheme, two lakh 48 thousand students have been provided solar lamps and under Chief Minister Mobile Solar Lamp Scheme, solar task lamps have been distributed to four lakh 42 thousand 241 families.
On initiative of Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, girls in Chhattisgarh will now be entitled for free education in government polytechnic institutes as well. State Government has decided to provide exemption in tuition fee to even those girl students, who have taken admission in academic session 2014-15 and those who are presently pursuing courses in these institutes. Living up to his promises in manifestos and budget announcements, Chief Minister Dr.
School Education Minister Kedar Kashyap chaired a meeting of department officials at Directorate of Public Instructions, situated in Pension Bada capital city Raipur, and reviewed the progress of Shala Praveshotsav and Education Quality Improvement Drive. He took a note of other activities of the department and also issued necessary instructions to the officials concerned. Minister Kashyap said that a state-level implementation committee should be formed to ensure imparting of quality education in state.
Naya Raipur of Chhattisgarh has become a fast emerging centre on the map of the country for free medical treatment and free heart surgery of congenital heart patients. Social welfare organization named Satya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital, situated in Naya Raipur, is serving the humanity by providing free medical treatment and operation facility to heart patients beyond the boundaries of caste, religion, nationality, state and financial status.
State Health Minister Amar Agrawal on Monday visited Dr. BR Ambedkar Memorial Hospital in the state capital and enquired from the jaundice patients about their progress in health condition. The minister directed the doctors of the hospital to provide the best possible treatment to the patients.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on Thursday visited the ongoing Rajim kumbh and marked the begining of the week-long 'Sant Samagam'. Along with the state Minister for Religious Trusts and Endowments Brijmohan Agrawal Tourim and Culture Minister Ajay Chandrakar and several other public representatives, Dr. Singh performed worship in the temple of God Rajiv Lochan.
As many as 6656, final year degree and post graduate students from 38 colleges of Raipur received Tablet PC with from Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh under state government 'Yuva Suchna Kranti' scheme in a programme held at Indoor Stadium on Wednesday. With it, the state government has so far distributed Tablet PC to 30000 students and Laptops to 16000 students of the state starting from November 2012.
Special drive for distribution of free bicycles and sewing machines to the female labourers of organized sector and distribution of free tool-kits to masons under the schemes of Chhattisgarh Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board, has been initiated in capital city Raipur from last week. Under this drive, PWD Minister Brijmohan Agrawal distributed free bicycles to 5000 female labourers, free sewing machines to 5000 labourers and tool kits to about 3000 masons, in the programmes organized at eight different venues in Raipur.