BHOPAL CENTRAL CHRONICLE
By Our Staff Reporter
Bhopal, May 15 The Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said corruption would not be tolerated and special attention would be paid to timely completion of development works. At the same time, it would be ensured that their quality is maintained.
Anybody found negligent and indulging in corrupt practices in the execution of development works, would face stern action, he added. Chouhan expressed these views at a public meeting held at Nasrullahganj on Sunday.
Minister for Public Health Engineering, Rampal Singh was also present on the occasion. Prior to this, the Chief Minister toured a number of villages in Nasrullahganj Tehsil during his Budni Vikas Yatra held on Sunday.
Speaking further the Chief Minister said that all possible efforts would be made in next two and half years to make the Madhya Pradesh a pioneer state in the country. Keeping in view the faith and trust shown in him by the people of Budhni and Nasrullahganj pace of the ongoing development works in the area would be accelerated, he added.
The Chief Minister informed that status of basic facilities including roads, energy and water supply are improved in the state during the last two and a half years. Under the Jalabhishek Abhiyan ponds are being made on the fields of farmers at 50 percent subsidy.
These ponds would help increase underground water-table and farmers would get enough water for irrigation simultaneously. As many as 39 stopdams costing about Rs. 15 crore are being constructed in Nasrullahganj area, Singh revealed.
Chouhan said that many welfare schemes are being implemented in the state for poor people. Now, daughter’s marriage is no longer a burden on a poor person. The state government has recently launched the mass marriage scheme for this purpose. Mass marriages would also be organised at Nasrullahganj in June under the Antyodaya Mission.
The Chief Minister also inspected the primary health centre at village Itawa-Itarsi and expressed unhappiness over bad shape of the centre building built only in the year 1998. Chouhan asked the Collector to get FIR registered against the erring contractor.
The Chief Minister performed bhoomi poojan of pond at Borkheda village under the Jalabhishek programme. He also dedicated to the people a road constructed at a cost of Rs. 87 lakh under the Pradhan Mantri Sadak Yojana at village Richhariya.
Commissioners conference on May 20
Bhopal: A meeting of all the divisional commissioners has been convened at the Rajya Mantralaya here on May 20. At the scheduled meeting, the Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan would review law and order situation, status of availability of drinking water in rural and urban areas, Jalabhishek programme and activities of the Revenue Department.
The Chief Minister, Chouhan would also review the activities of education and health departments besides apprising himself of the strategy chalked out to increase agriculture production and productivity in the year 2006 and 2007.
In addition to this, the Chief Minister will also review the status of road construction, irrigation, Deendayal Antyodaya Mission, Public Welfare Camps, welfare schemes for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and mid-day meal programme at the divisional commissioners’ meet.