Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh visited Pandaria block headquarters within the Kabirdham district as part of a state wide and month long Vikas Yatra.
In the public meeting held, Dr Raman Singh made three major announcements.
Dr Singh said that farmers currently are getting 7500 units of power free of cost on their irrigation pump but would now be able to make payments at flat rate beyond the power limit.
CM Dr Singh also made the announcement that scheme of grant of Rs one lakh scheme to extend the power connection to the irrigation pumps has yet again been started.
The announcements would benefit over four lakh farmers of the state.
Dr Singh also dedicated or laid the foundation for over Rs 115 crores worth of development projects to the people of the Pandaria.
He took to dedicating over Rs 31 crores of development works to the masses and also performed bhumipujan and foundation laying of the over Rs 84 crores worth of the projects.
In his address to the masses, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh termed his Vikas Yatra to be a sort of pilgrimage where blessings are sought from the masses.
He said that the campaign is aimed at the state government recounting its work done for the masses over past years.
Dr Singh said that the area has been allotted a sugar mill because of the harvest of sugarcane in Pandaria and pointed out that the farmers are even being paid out bonus.
The programme was also attended by forest minister Mahesh Gagda, parliamentarian Abhishek Singh, Kawardha legislator Ashok Sahu, parliamentary secretary Motiram Chandrawanshi and other elected representatives.>