Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh will launch much awaited free distribution of sarees to 12.55 lakh women working in tendu patta collection from August 7. The function will kick off from Kanker organised by State Primary Forest Produce Cooperative Societies. According to information during the function Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh will also announce 92 new projects worth Rs 34.70 crore in the district.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today reviewed the action plan to ensure availability of free of cost generic medicines in district hospitals and nearly 155 community health centres of all 27 districts. Chief Minister instructed the officials concerned to complete all the preparations at earliest so that this scheme can be inaugurated on the occasion of Independence Day i.e. on 15 August. Chief Minister said that in the first phase, this scheme of ensuring availability and supply of free generic medicines will be initiated in district hospitals and community health centres.
Higher Education Minister Ramvichaar Netam informed today that in the current financial year 2013-14, the students of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe category in all government colleges of state will be provided free of cost text books and stationery. For this, Rs 1.40 crores have been provisioned in the budget. In the last academic session also, provision of Rs 1.40 crores was made for distribution of textbooks to students of this category.
Chief Minister Dr Raman met the meritorious students, who have secured more than 70 per cent in 12th board exam and have been facilitated with PET-PMT coaching by District Administration at District Headquarters Mahasamund, today during his visit to Mahasamund district under Vikas Yatra. District Administration has selected total 170 meritorious students of SC/ST/OBC/General category from various development blocks of Mahasamund district and has arranged for free coaching for competitive exams of PET and PMT at Kendriya Vidyalay, Mahasamund.
Free of cost laptop distribution programme organized at a private engineering college campus of District Headquarters Durg, under Chhattisgarh Yuva Soochna Kranti, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today in the afternoon. In the programme, 5537 final year students of 16 different engineering colleges in the district were to be distributed laptops for free.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh made many significant announcements for the nine lakh workers from the unorganized sector in the state on the occasion of May Day. at the workers congregation organised on the occasion at his official residence, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that for securing the lives of workers engaged in building construction, the State Government will start Mukhyamantri Helmet Safety Scheme, wherein, free helmets will be distributed to them.
Chhattisgarh Government will soon start a vehicle service free of charge for the people to carry their dead ones from the State-run District Hospitals and Community Health Centers. This was announced by Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh in a programme at his official residence on Tuesday.
Distribution of free-hold forms are underway in various colonies of Chhattisgarh Housing Board's Divisional Headquarters. In the same sequence, a free-hold form distribution camp was also held at Daundekhurd Colony, under Division-3 Maulshri Vihaar Raipur. In this camp organized on Monday, large number of beneficiaries received the free-hold forms. Meanwhile, the applicants were also informed about the benefits of 'free hold' policy.
Chhattisgarh Government's Dr. BR Ambedkar Memorial Hospital (BRAMH) has become the world's first center where cancer radiation treatment worth Rs 4 to 6 lakhs is being provided free of charges to the patients belonging to the Below Poverty Line strata and the smart card holders. It has been possible with Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) and Rapid Arc world's latest technology in radiation treatment now with the linear accelerator unit Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Medical College and also has Regional Cancer Center. Chief Minister Dr.