Debt waiver of 10 million crores of 20 lakh farmers

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Chhattisgarh will become a prosperous state with prosperity in the lives of farmers: CM Bhupesh

Raipur: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday launched Suraji village scheme at Backward Classes and Kisan Sammelans organized in village Jarnah of Mungeli district. Under this scheme, laying of rosettes in 15 places of the district is also done.

While addressing the rally, he said that a rich state of Chhattisgarh will be formed when the farmers will have a happy life. The government is taking many decisions in the direction of the farmers to give their produce the right price and unemployed. Surajji Village Scheme has been launched to strengthen the cultivation of farmers in the villages. He said that the government has waived loans of Rs. 10 thousand crore for 20 lakh farmers for the release of farmers from debt trap. These include six thousand crore through co-operative society and rural banks and short-term agricultural loans from nationalized banks.

The Chief Minister said that in the country, Chhattisgarh farmers are the first state to purchase paddy in 2500 rupees per quintal. Our government will now give 35 kg of rice to every family instead of seven kg of rice per person. Similarly, the electricity bill up to 400 units will be half. The benefits will be started by consumers from March 2019. The Chief Minister also released the calendar published by Chhattisgarh Apex on this occasion.

Chhattisgarh government unleashes new opportunities of employment for youth


Raipur.Chhattisgarh Government, under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, has unleashed large number of employment opportunities for youth of the state through open recruitment. Chief Minister has announced recruitment on 40% vacant posts of Assistant Professor in government colleges of the state through Public Service Commission. In the same sequence, 1384 Assistant Professors of 27 subjects are being recruited in the state. Likewise, School Education Department is also going to recruit 15 thousand teachers. Recruitment on 35 posts of CMO, 17 posts of Ayurvedic lecturer, 10 posts of Assistant Director in Department of planning and economic statistics and 39 posts of civil judge is already in process.

Likewise, Directorate Health Services has initiated recruitment of 788 staff nurse. This includes recruitment on 238 posts in Raipur Division, 128 posts in Bilaspur Division, 210 posts in Sarguja Division and 212 posts in Bastar Division.

Likewise, Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board is also processing the recruitment on 424 posts of various departments. Next month recruitment examinations for 506 posts would be held. The Board is facilitating recruitment on posts such as assistant registrar, hardware engineer, software engineer, assistant programmer, deputy engineer (civil), deputy engineer (electrical), deputy manager (horticulture), assistant grade-3, assistant grade-1, assistant grade-2, data-entry operator, assistant librarian, library assistant, translator, assistant grade-3, assistant grade-3 (computer) etc.

MANREGA to be linked to agricultural development: CM Bhupesh

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Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel today said that Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA) will be linked with the farming for rapid development of agriculture. Graam Sabhas will be organized in each gram panchayat on 26th January for earmarking cow sheds and grazing fields in all the villages. The grazing fields will be developed with the assistance of MGNREGA. It will create employment and also fodder for cattle.

Chief Minister was inaugurating the five-day eighth Indian Horticulture Congress at the Indira Gandhi Agriculture University in the capital. He instructed the Director of Agriculture Production to coordinate with Panchayat and Rural Development Department and conduct gram sabhas soon. MLAs Mrs. Anita Yogendra Sharma and Miss Shakuntala Sahu, Agriculture Production Director K. D. P. Rao, Horticulture Society of India Chairman Padmasree Dr. K. L. Chadda, Agriculture University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. S. K. Patil were also present.

Chief Minister said that apart from limited irrigation facilities, the roaming of stray cattle are threatening agriculture development and production. Calling upon the owners to tie the cattle he said that it will reduce the expenses on building fences, dung can be used for organic manure and biogas. Mr. Baghel called for the establishment of regional office Jabalpur-based Agriculture Products’ Minimum Support Price Fixation in the capital. The farmers do not get remunerative prices for tomatoes, onions, and potatoes. The agriculture scientists should guide the farmers as per the local conditions.

Mr. Baghel called upon the scientists to guide the farmers on global farming and ways to conserve the crops. There is increase in the content of hard water due to scanty rains. Research should be conducted in reducing the content of hardness (salt) of water. Around 800 Horticulture experts from various parts of the country and the world are participating in the event. There will be deliberations on fruits, flowers vegetables and other horticulture products. Large number of students and teachers were also present.