Cities of state will be most beautiful and advanced in the country: CM

Development works worth over Rs 14 thousand crore in cities

CM Mr. Chouhan at state-level Nagar Vikas Parv celebrated in Sagar

Bhopal, July 8, 2018 (Muslim Saleem):  Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has called upon the people to cooperate in eradicating poverty and diseases from the country. He said that in the next 5 years, the cities of the state will be the most clean, beautiful and advanced cities in the country. The government is working to empower the poor, farmers and women considering it as service to God. Mr. Chouhan was addressing a state-level parv of city development in Sagar today. On the occasion he also announced to make Sagar Development Authority and Karrapur as Nagar Panchayat. E-foundation and dedication of urban development works worth more than Rs 14 thousand crores was undertaken. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan said that development of the cities is on in full swing in the state. Arrangement of pure drinking water was made in a single day in all the 378 urban bodies of the state on Vikas Parv. He called upon the poor to come together for development. Mr. Chouhan said the government is making efforts to get full value for the sweat and hard work of the farmer. Remarkable work has been done by announcing new support price for the crops. He said that whatever has been done by the state government for the farmers’ rights, has not been done anywhere in the world. Rs 33 thousand crore assistance has been provided to state’s farmers in one year under various schemes.

He said that the government has enacted a law to punish the rapists with death penalty. He also informed about the punishment of death by hanging given to a rapist in the Rehli, Sagar incident in just 40 days.  Urban Development and Housing Minister Mrs. Maya Singh told that the budget for urban development for the year 2003 was only Rs 807 crores which has been increased to Rs 11 thousand 559 crores that is nearly 8 times more. He said that more than Rs 14 thousand crore worth schemes are being dedicated for the first time in the history of the state.

State government celebrated Vikas Parv in all 378 urban bodies of the state. Foundation of works of basic facilities were laid and dedicated in this Parv for the citizens. The main programme was organized at Bamora in Sagar. In this CM Mr. Chouhan performed e-bhoomi-pujan and e-dedication of works worth Rs 14 thousand 354 crores. The Chief Minister held an online dialogue with citizens of 16 urban bodies. There was a festive atmosphere in all the cities.