Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that restriction of poverty line will be discontinued for Divyang pension. Welfare works for divyang people will be made more effective. Shri Chouhan was addressing the programme of Matki Phod competition organized jointly under the aegis of Kolar Hindu Utsav Samiti and Patrika Group of News Papers here today.
The CM Shri Chouhan mentioned that every possible step has been taken in the state for respect and protection of girls. Madhya Pradesh has enacted the law before any other state in the country to award death penalty to convicts for committing heinous crime with girls.
Death penalty has been awarded to such 13 convicts till now in the state. The government has considered widows as kalyanis. Restriction of poverty line will also be discontinued in their pension. Shri Chouhan further mentioned that the state government has ensured that every child must pursue studies and progress.
The state government is providing fee of students, who score over 70 percent marks under the Mukhya Mantri Medhavi Chhatra Protsahan Yojana. Arrangement has been made to deposit fee of children belonging to poor families under the Sambal Yojana.
Shri Chouhan extended greetings of Janmashtmi. He prayed to the Lord Shrikrishna to bless everyone with happiness. Every person should move forward on the path of progress and development and should lead a successful and meaningful life.
The Patron of the Hindu Utsav Samiti and MLA Shri Rameshwar Sharma said that the state government has worked to provide basic facilities and new identity to Kolar.
The sewerage project costing Rs. 103 crore and other gifts like facility of potable water, college, tahsil office and Shyamaprasad Mukherjee Nagar have been given to Kolar. The vote of thanks was proposed by the President of the Samiti Shri Mahendra Meena.>