Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister discussing the matter of ‘100 days programme’ with Smt Yashodhara Raje Scindia, Minister of Commerce, Industries and Employment, Public Sector Undertakings, Sports & Youth Welfare, Religious Trusts and Endowment on Friday.
Staff Reporter, Bhopal
Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed that all departments should post 100-day action plan on their websites. Only efficient officers should be posted in the field. Ministers should review action plans of their departments every week. Adopt zero tolerance policy towards corruption. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was undertaking department-wise review of 100-day action plan for implementation of Vision Document-2018 at Mantralaya today. Concerning departments’ Ministers, Vice-Chairman of State Planning Commission Shri Babulal Jain, in-charge Chief Secretary Shri P.K. Dash were also present on the occasion.
The Chief Minister reviewed 100-day action plans of departments under 16 ministers in 2 sessions today. In the morning session, he reviewed Water Resources, Finance, Commercial Taxes and Planning & Statistics departments’ action plans and directed to pay special attention to increasing area under irrigation to 40 lakh hectare and use available irrigation capacity efficiently. He said that the Water Resources Department has done good work for increasing irrigation potential. But despite this, attention should be paid to ensuring that no irregularity occurs in irrigation and constructions works.
During review of the Forest Department, Shri Chouhan said that department’s development works should face no hurdles, auction process by the department should be completed within time-limit and various fees should be revised as per requirement. During review of the Public Works Department, he directed to speed up works and decided the date for completion with start of work. Special attention should be paid to quality of roads and road repair works should be completed within time-limit.
During review of the Health Department, the Chief Minister directed to pay special attention to Janani Express Yojana’s implementation, improve sanitary arrangements in government hospitals and ensure dispensation of quality health services in government and medical college hospitals.
During Food Department’s review, the Chief Minister directed to implement Chhattisgarh model to strengthen public distribution system. Ideal arrangements should be made for procurement of wheat on support price. During review of Agriculture Department, Shri Chouhan directed to make every possible effort to increase agriculture production and post list of department’s beneficiaries on the website. During review of the Higher Education Department, the Chief Minister director to attach top priority to youths’ skill development. Trades for training should be selected purposefully and as per market demand. He directed to abolish practice of attaching teaching cadre of the department to other departments. Posting of professors should be rationalized.
It was informed that the Water Resources Department will complete 100 minor irrigation projects and clean canals during 100-day action plan. The Finance Department will appoint financial advisors in 10 big departments having budget of over Rs. 1000 crore. A plan will be chalked out to implement 3rd time-scale pay-scale. Norms of equal payment for contractual employees will be laid down. It was informed that 5 crore Aadhar Cards have been prepared in the state. Two crore more Aadhar Cards will be prepared till June. The 100-day action plan of the Forest Department includes preparation for planting saplings in 97 thousand 650 hectare, rehabilitation of forests in one lakh 53 thousand hectare and revival of forests in 71 thousand 808 hectare. Besides, e-Surveillance System will be introduced for monitoring of tigers in Bhopal, Hoshangabad and Raisen districts. Forest-based small and cottage industries will be identified. The Public Works Department will chalk out a plan for developing service area for facilities on National Highways, roads upto villages from canals, ensuring payment to contractors within 15 days and constituting vigilance teams for quality improvement. Besides, 500 youths will be imparted training under Yuva Contractor Yojana. Accident Response System will also be established. In the 100-day action plan, the Health Department will construct buildings of 1000 sub-health centres, implement Health Service Delivery Guarantee Scheme, develop 1,600 ideal maternity centres and 626 mobile medical teams for 313 development blocks. Construction of Vidisha medical college will be started and 1648 Ayurvedic dispensaries will be strengthened.
The Food Department will extends food security to one crore families. Preparations will be made to procure wheat on support price. The Agriculture Department will implement Mukhyamantri Khet-Tirth Yojana in all districts. A scheme will be implemented to decrease fallow land for increasing production. The department will also implement “Mera Khet-Meri Mati Yojana”. The Higher
Education and Technical Education Department will increase quality in education and research in university under the 100-day action plan. Smart phones will be given to estimated 1.50 lakh students taking admission in colleges in the next academic session. As many as 51 skill development centres will be opened.
Additional Chief Secretary Finance Shri Ajaynath, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Shri Manoj Shrivastava, Additional Chief Secretaries and Principal Secretaries of concerning departments attended the meeting.