Baba Saheb gave shape to social justice

CM Mr. Chouhan makes several announcements in “Dil Se” programme

Bhopal, April 15, 2018 (Muslim Saleem):  Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Baba Saheb Ambedkar was such a great person whose heart would beat for every exploited and suffering person. He did the work of bringing social justice to the ground through the Constitution. Apart from being the Constitution maker, he was a social reformer, economist and high level scholar. CM Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan was addressing “Dil Se” programme today. Mr. Chouhan said that Babasaheb Ambedkar was in favour of equality of women. Steps have been taken for women’s equality through Ladli Lakshmi in the state through various schemes. Recruitments will be for one lakh new jobs in the state. There will be 50 percent reservation for women in the posts of teachers. Other recruitments will also be reserved for women. Women self-help groups are being strengthened. It has been decided to end the contractual arrangement for employee welfare. A new policy is being made for this. The service conditions and honorarium of teachers has been made honorable. Dearness allowance is being given in the state at par with the Centre. The seventh pay scale has been implemented in the state. He has appealed to all employees that they should pay attention to their duties also apart from their rights.  Kanya Gyanodaya Vidyalayas of 480 seats will be opened in Datia, Chhattarpur, Vidisha, Satna and Shajapur in the five Scheduled Tribe districts of the state. The post-metric scholarship scheme will end the annual income limit of students of government institutions. Earlier this annual income limit was Rs 3 lakhs. Annual income of students studying in non-government institutions will be increased from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 6 lakh.

Students of these institutions will be paid fees determined by the Fee Regulatory Committee. Free caste certificates are given to Scheduled Caste students. All these students will now be given digital caste certificates. He appealed to Save Earth and Environment and plant trees on the occasion of World Earth Day on April 22. Programs to save the rivers will be decided by organizing the Water Parliament on April 30. The Chief Minister said that decision was taken for procuring garlic under Bhavantar Yojana. Rates went down due to bumper production of garlic. Now it has been decided that Rs 800 per quintal will be given to farmers registered for garlic under Mukhyamantri Krishi Samriddhi Yojana.  Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan said that the government is committed to provide fair price to farmers for their produce.

Over Rs 1700 crore will be given in bank accounts of more than seven lakh farmers of wheat producing and two lakh 82 thousand paddy producers under Mukhyamantri Krishi Samriddhi Yojana. This amount is being given as additional at the rate of Rs 200 per quintal on procurement of 67 lakh 21 thousand metric tonne wheat on minimum support price. Distribution of the additional amount will begin from April 16 from Shajapur district. Procurement of gram, red lentils and mustard is being be starting in 257 mandis from April 10. Registration of farmers producing these crops under Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana will be applicable for minimum support price. Rs 100 per quintal will be given on gram, red lentils and mustard under Krishi Samriddhi Yojana additionally.

Mukhyamantri Krishi Samriddhi Yojana has been introduced to provide right cost of farmers’ hard work. Additional benefit will be given to farmers under this. Wheat will be procured at Rs 1735 per quintal on minimum support price and the government will provide Rs 265 per quintal. Farmers will get this additional amount even on selling wheat out of the support price. Incentive of Rs 200 per quintal will be given to farmers even on paddy and wheat sold last year.