Work is underway across 212 state rivers: CM

  • Jal-Ganga Samvardhan Abhiyan: CM performs gau-pujan and offers shramdaan

Bhopal: Chief Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav addressed a public meeting at Laxmanbagh complex in Rewa, emphasizing the continuation of water conservation activities. He highlighted that ancient water sources are being cleaned and renovated across the state under the “Jal-Ganga Samvardhan Abhiyan.” Cleanliness and conservation efforts worth Rs 3676 crore are ongoing in 212 rivers. Over 18 lakh people have participated in these activities through shramdaan. Dr. Yadav assured that the welfare of bovines will not be neglected, announcing an increase in fodder funding for gaushalas from Rs 20 to Rs 40. Additionally, large cow sheds will be constructed in all assembly constituencies to shelter thousands of cows.

Chief Minister upon arriving in Rewa, worshiped Gaumata at the Laxmanbagh temple complex, fed the cows, cleaned the Bichhiya river ghat along with an ancient stepwell and planting a Parijat sapling as part of the Samvardhan Abhiyan. He prayed for the state’s development and welfare at the temple.

Vindhya is a holy land where Lord Ram spent 11 years

In his address, Dr. Yadav praised Vindhya as a holy land where Lord Ram spent 11 years of exile. He described the Laxmanbagh temple complex as sacred, with a temple, school, cowshed, reservoir, river, and lush greenery, fulfilling all four ashrams of human life. He noted the rejuvenation of the ancient stepwell under the Jal-Ganga Samvardhan Abhiyan, enhancing its beauty.

The Chief Minister highlighted the nation’s rapid development under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership. He announced a free air ambulance service for Ayushman cardholders, featuring doctors equipped with life-saving equipment on aircraft and helicopters. Major religious sites like Chitrakoot, Ujjain, and Omkareshwar will be connected by helicopter, with initial routes linking Ujjain to Omkareshwar, Indore, and Bhopal. Dr. Yadav noted Rewa’s swift development, emphasizing the creation of employment opportunities through mineral-based industries in the Vindhya region. He announced the inauguration of an air taxi service for Rewa and Singrauli and the upcoming dedication of Rewa airport for large plane transportation.

Deputy Chief Minister Rajendra Shukla lauded the Chief Minister’s visit to the Laxmanbagh temple complex for water conservation efforts. He noted that the Char Dham pilgrimage in Vindhya is considered complete with a visit to the Laxmanbagh temples. For the past decade, the complex has served over 700 cattle and engaged in water conservation activities, with thousands of cattle also protected in the Basaman Mama Cow Sanctuary. He emphasized the sacredness of cows in Hindu belief, highlighting their role in religious rituals.

Highlights:

  • Water conservation works are being done in the campaign for Rs 3676 crore
  • Lakshmanbagh is the place where man can complete all four ashrams
  • Cow shelters will be built in every assembly constituency for destitute cattle
  • Helicopter service will commence to connect religious places
  • CM Dr. Yadav lays foundation and dedicates works worth Rs 70.91 crore

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