Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today inaugurated statewide aanganbadi quality campaign and said that eradication of malnutrition in Chhattisgarh is our collective social responsibility. He appealed for public participation for the cause so as to ensure healthy and malnutrition free future of Chhattisgarh. Women and Child Development Department organized this inaugural programme today Balvir Singh Juneja Indoor Stadium Budhapara. The campaign will conclude on January 13.
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.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today inaugurated the free disability surgery camp in Raipur. Dr. Singh said in his address to the inaugural programme that it is our social responsibility to help and support disable people. This camp has been organized by Chhattisgarh State Chapter of International Vaishya Conference in association with Narayan Seva Sansthan Udaipur. Chief Minister praised the event saying that state government will provide every possible help to social service organizations.
Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh has extended warm wishes and greetings to all the teachers, students and people on the occasion of Teachers Day i.e. on the birth anniversary of great philosopher and former President of the country Sarvapalli Dr Radhakrishnan. In his message to public on the eve of Teachers Day, Dr. Raman Singh stated that we take pride on the fact that the teachers' community has given such a great philosopher and scholar to our country as President Dr Radhakrishnan.
As announced by Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh earlier, nearly 70,000 women self-help groups of Chhattisgarh will be handed over the entire responsibility of conducting midday meal programme in schools of rural areas of state with the beginning of new calendar year i.e. from January 1, 2014. Officials of School Education Department informed today that the lakhs of members of these women self-help groups will take responsibility to arrange midday meal for children of the primary and middle schools falling in their particular work area.
"Education of children is not only the responsibility of their parents or family, rather it is a joint responsibility of society and government" said Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh while addressing Shala Praveshotsav programme organized at local primary school of village Raja Bhanpuri in Rajnandgaon district today in the afternoon. Dr Singh further said that State Government is opening schools in the remote villages of state and providing free textbooks to the school students.