Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while fixing the one year’s priorities of the state government has directed the departments to ensure implementation in the same direction.
He said that the state government has undertaken several innovations in the past, which have been adopted by other states. While extending New Year’s greetings to all, Chouhan said that Team Madhya Pradesh will work on the road map with new energy, enthusiasm and zest in the future too.
CM Chouhan in the first meeting of the New Year said that he is proud of Team Madhya Pradesh. He informed about the department wise road map and priorities of the government. He mentioned that every department will provide the information about the progress to the Chief Minister’s Secretariat by every 5th of the month.
Minister for Public Relations and Water Resources Dr. Narottam Mishra, Home Minister Bhupendra Singh, Revenue Minister Umashankar Gupta, Urban Development Minister Smt. Maya Singh, Industry Minister Rajendra Shukla, Minister of State for Technical Education Deepak Joshi, Minister of State for Culture Surendra Patwa, Chief Secretary B.P. Singh and other Senior Officers were present on the occasion.
Rural Development Department- While fixing the priorities of Rural Development Department, Chouhan said that the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is an ambitious programme. Target must be achieved within the stipulated time under the programme.
A total of 13 lakh 48 thousand houses have to be constructed in the state till the end of next year under the scheme. He congratulated for achieving first position in the country in its implementation.
Moreover, Chouhan gave directives to work at war footing to make all the districts open defecation free till October 2, 2018, to connect al the villages by concrete roads by the end of 2018, to make youths as Swachchata Sevi by dividing 51 thousand 714 villages in groups, to link women self-help groups with sanitation work, construction of water bodies through MNREGA and to conduct employment oriented works in the drought affected areas.
Revenue- Chouhan instructed for continuation of campaign to dispose the revenue cases, to complete the recruitment process within time limit for filling the vacant posts of patwaris and nayab tahsildars, for conducting a campaign to distribute the land rights letters to all the houseless families and for distributing copies of khasra and maps without any charges to the farmers.
Urban Development- CM Chouhan gave directives for completing the construction work of 5 lakh houses for urban poor within time frame, for proper implementation of urban transportation arrangements, for starting sewerage system works immediately in cities located on the banks of Narmada river, for completion of urban potable water schemes within time limit, to accelerate the pace of self-employment schemes and to ensure effective implementation of Deendayal Rasoi Yojana.
Agriculture- Chief Minister said that the Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana is being praised all over the country. He gave instructions for implementation of Yuva Krishak Udhmi Yojana separately, expansion of custom hiring centers and to ensure the arrangement for export of horticulture crops. Moreover, he directed to give final shape to the Rin Samadhan Yojana of the Cooperative Department and expansion of Acharya Vidhya Sgar Yojana of the Animal Husbandry Department.
Energy Department- Priorities have been fixed for providing electricity connections in all the houses by October end under the Soubhagya Yojana, for supply of electricity in every village and to bring into effect the flat rate in context to electricity bills.
Completion of solar energy projects of Rewa and Neemuch by New and Renewable Energy Department. He laid priorities for use of LED street lights in urban bodies and for promotion of electric vehicles in public transport and for formation of task force to encourage clean energy so that some villages should be announced as completely clean energy cooking villages.
Food and Civil Supplies Department- CM Chouhan said that names of all the eligible beneficiaries should be included under the food Security, for facilitating eligible beneficiaries to obtain ration from any ration shop of the concerned urban area and to ensure immediate implementation of DBT in any block of the tribal dominant district.
Scheduled Caste and Tribe- For making online arrangement to give Rs. One thousand per month in order to protect families of Baiga and Bhariya tribe like Sahariya tribe from malnutrition, to make a special package for scheduled caste and tribe and for implementation of ‘Super 100 Scheme’ in all the tribal dominant districts are included in this.
Social Justice Department- To provide benefit of all the government schemes to all the eligible beneficiaries displayed in the Samagra Portal and for ensuring effective implementation of Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vivah and Nikah Yojana.
Public Health and Engineering- Completion of group Nal-Jal Yojanas within time and to make preparations for water supply during the ensuing summer.
Commerce and Industry Department- Directives have been given for implementation on Global Skill Summit’s decisions and focus of all the departments on ease of doing business.
Technical Education- For ensuring implementation of Yuva Sashaktikaran Mission speedily, for linking 7 lakh 50 thousand with self-employment/employment by developing their skills and for ensuring effective implementation of Medhavi Chhatra Yojana.
Mineral Sources Department-Ensuring effective implementation of sand mining policy and preparing workplan for utilization of mineral resources of the state.
Public Works Department – Beginning construction of all roads included in CM’s announcements soon.
Narmada Valley Development and Water Resources Department- Speeding up construction of Narmada-Kshipra Link Multipurpose Projects and completing it within the time limit, beginning work on approved projects and completing it on time, beginning work on Narmada-Parvati, Narmada Kalisindh, Narmada –Gambhir projects and completion of all huge projects by Water Resources Department on time.
Public Health Scheme– Praising the District Hospital Bhind, the Chief Minister issued instructions to all district hospitals to provide better facilities. Also making online arrangement for State Illness Assistance, CT Scan facility in 19 district hospitals.
Women and Child Development- Arranging take home ration through women self-help groups, making effective work plan for controlling malnutrition and abiding by the announcements made related to self-help groups.
School Education Department- Making cycles, uniforms, books on time for students.
Transport – Simplifying license and vehicle registration system online and bringing it under Public Service Guarantee Act.
Commercial Tax- Solving problems in GST implementation from time to time.
Forest Department – Effective implementation of Charanpaduka Yojana and increasing first payment of tendu patta collectors.
Law and Legal Affairs Department – Preparing to begin NLU in Jabalpur.
Public Service Management – Ensuring implementation of Samadhan Ek Din Yojana.
General Administration Department – Expressing concern over retirement of government servants without promotion owing to cases being under consideration in the Supreme Court, Chief Minister Chouhan directed the officials to make way for promotion through unanimous approval. To make Cabinet and Ministry work system paperless. He directed to ensure meetings and departmental probe of department’s counseling committees.
Endowments Department – Online storage of the temples’ record proper caretaking of properties and arrangement of payment of honorarium to pujaris.
Tourism Department – Marking of projects after district- level planning for tourism development in state. Minto Hall should be started by June 2018 this year. Adventure Tourism should be developed to international standards in state. Besides it includes marking of religious tourist spots.
Culture – Lauding the Ekatma Yatra, the Chief Minister said that this is being received well in the society. He said that priority should be given to setting up of Vedant Sansthan, organizing meeting of Veer Bharat Nyas and organizing widespread programme of Narmada Jayanti. On the occasion the Chief Minister directed all departments to make information regarding all departmental achievements from time to time to the Public Relations Department.