Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh noted that real development is when the underprivileged are bestowed with full meals, access to quality healthcare and also education for their children.
He said that the state government has working with true intent to achieve these results for the state’s masses.
He said that welfare schemes are leading to positive changes in life of the underprivileged of the Chhattisgarh.
Dr Singh made these remarks while in Kartala block of Korba district as part of ongoing month long Vikas Yatra.
Chief Minister said that he has embarked on this tour across the state to disburse Rs 1700 crores in paddy bonus and also to give away compensation for the drought affected relief.
It need be noted that Rs 28 crores worth paddy bonus was disbursed within farmers of the Korba.
The CM Dr Singh also took to laying the foundation and dedicating to the masses of Kartala various development works.
The development works here were worth more than Rs 184 crores.
On the occasion were also present Urban Administration Minister Amar Agrawal, parliamentarian Dr Banshilal Mahato and legislator Lakhanlal Dewangan apart from former state home minister Nanki Ram Kanwar.
The chief minister pointed out that road networks have been developed within the Kartala area.
He also pointed to the Bharatmala project wherein Rs 1700 crores worth Bilaspur-Dharamjaigarh-Ranchi road will be constructed as part of the central government’s scheme.
Dr Singh said that 555 lakh smartphones are to be distributed to the students of the colleges within next three months.
He also said that as many as eight thousand houses have been constructed so far at the cost of Rs 1.5 lakh per unit under the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana.
There has also been given out gas connections to the 40,000 women from the underprivileged backgrounds under the Ujjawala scheme, he said.>