In his address to Tendupatta Bonus Tihaar organized in village Dohna of Balrampur-Ramanujganj district today, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that under Soochna Kranti Yojana (SKY), nearly 55 lakh people of state will be provided smart phones free of cost. These smart phones will have information regarding all schemes of State Government and also the application forms for various welfare schemes, which the beneficiaries will be able to download and apply for the scheme from their phones.
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.
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.
In the weekly public interaction programme of Chief Minister - Jandarshan held at his residence, Dr Raman Singh sanctioned financial aids to a number of needy patients. Specialist doctors of various kinds of diseases were present at Janddarshan venue to examine the patients. A free check-up camp for diabetes and sickle cell disease was also organized.
The Union Health Minister JP Nadda halled the works been carried out under National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP) in Chhattisgarh is ahead in development on all fronts and in the same series this new state is ahead in field of leprosy eradication as well. Nadda said that the Central and state government together with assistance of its people and doctors would soon provide identity of help rosy-free state to chhattisgarh. Nadda expressed the above views while speaking at the inauguration of 'Khuth Mukti Abhiyaan' 'Sparsh-2015' at new Circuit House here on Sunday.
A review meeting regarding the 'Swachch Bharat' Mission in Raipur Division was held here. There was a detailed discussion upon making the districts in the Division polythene and plastic pollution-free soon. The works relating to construction of concrete toilets in houses also was taken into consideration. Local urban bodies' representatives and top officers participated in the crucial meeting. Principal Secretary of Urban Administration and Development Department Mr. R.P. Mandal, Raipur Division Commissioner Mr. Ashok Agrawal, Urban Administration Commissioner Dr.
N H Goel World School has set a landmark initiative by starting Ginni Devi Block in the institution premises that will provide free education to the kids of the local community. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh graced the opening ceremony as chief guest and inaugurated the new block on June 18. Chairman of the Goel Groups Suresh Goel was also present welcome the Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh by presenting memento. Addressing the inaugural programme, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh lauded the initiative by Goel Group.
Free Laptop Distribution Function at Indoor Stadium, Raipur
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that children who are suffering from heart diseases will be operated upon free-of-cost during the next five years. He was inaugurating the 'Child Heart Surgery Centre' and two operation theatres at the Sri Satya Sai Sanjeevni Hospital at Naya Raipur. There are 48 children admitted to the Sai Hospital, including six children from Pakistan. There are child patients from Odisha,Jammu-Kashmir, Maharashtra and West Bengal. Dr. Raman Singh wished the children a speedy recovery and spoke to their relatives and wished them well.
Free operations will be conducted for various disabled persons at a camp to be held in Raipur. The members of International Vaishya Mahasammelan Chhattisgarh Pradesh and Narayan Seva Sansthan Udaipur (Rajasthan) met Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh and invited him to be the chief guest and inaugurate the camp on January 5. Dr. Raman Singh said that the district administration and Health Department will provide support to the camp. He wished the camp a great success as it is being done to alleviate the sufferings of the suffering masses.