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.
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has said that Baba Guru Ghasidas showed the path of truth, nonviolence, love, and brotherhood to humanity. His biggest message inspires to keep all the societies in one form, ‘Maneke-Mankhe Ek samaan’. The Chief Minister was addressing the celebration of the Chief Guest in Bhilai organized by the official-employee board of Satnami society. In the program, officials and employees of Satnami society welcomed the Chief Minister by wearing the white turban in accordance with social tradition. The Chief Minister wished the prosperity of the state by worshiping at Satnam Bhawan.
While addressing the program, the Chief Minister said that the state government is committed to the development of all sections after following the path stated by Baba Guru Ghasidas. He said that whatever promises the government has made to the people, it must be completed. In the program, representatives of society submitted a demand letter to the Chief Minister The Chief Minister assured to sympathetically consider his demands.
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.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel attended Shri Narayan Dev Jayanti programme, organized by Chhattisgarh Jhariya Samaj in village Kauhi of Paatan block of Durg district, yesterday. On the occasion, Chief Minister extended hearty congratulations to people of the community. Mr. Baghel assured of taking the necessary initiatives to resolve the problems faced by Jhariya community in availing their constitutional rights. In the programme, Chief Minister Mr. Baghel was felicitated with a memento. On the occasion, state-level youth introductory meet was also organized.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that he was glad to attend
the programme organized by Chhattisgarh Jhariya (Mahaar and Mahra) community.
He said that by attending these community programmes, he gets the opportunity
to witness and understand different rituals and activities of the communities.
Chief Minister appealed people of the community to be united and make
collective contribution in the development of the state. Mr. Baghel, in his
address to the programme, informed about various decisions taken in the larger
interest of farmers and labourers. On the occasion, Regional Head of the
community Mr. Chandrabhan Meshraam along with office-bearers, local
representatives and a large number of people of the community were also