CS Mr. Singh at Parakh video conference
Bhopal, April 21, 2018 (Ataullah Faizan): Directives have been given during the Parakh Video conference concluded under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary Mr. Basant Pratap Singh for maintaining proper arrangement as regard to supply of cash in all the districts with the cooperation of Reserve Bank of India and other Banks. District Collectors have been advised to keep constant contact with the bank officials in this connection. During the video conferencing, those 8 districts were also reviewed, which will be discussed by the Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi with the collectors on April 24 at Mandla on the basis of recommendations of NITI Ayog. Procurement status of wheat, gram, red lentil, opening of new shops in villages which do not have fair price shops, preparations for potable water arrangement during summer season and scheme begun for the welfare of the labourers of unorganized sector were also reviewed during the Parakh Video conference. Necessary instructions were given regarding new categories included in the Pradhanmantri Ujjawala Yojana, implementation of Soubhagya Yojana and in context to the ongoing activities at district level for aadhaar registration of scheduled caste and tribe category. The Principal Secretary Food and Civil Supplies said that Divisional Commissioners must conduct regular review of farmers’ verification.
He further mentioned that the procedure adopted to send SMS to the farmers is being decentralized. The Chief Secretary Mr. Singh gave permission to start procurement center at Damjipura of Betul. In connection to the potable water arrangement during the summer season, Mr. Singh stated that the collectors should review status of potable water constantly. Necessary directives regarding alternative arrangement of tap-water schemes in Seoni and Tiakamgarh district, immediate repair of handpumps in Satna, Bhind, Rajgarh and Dhar district were also given in the conference.