Kamal Nath to declare 164 colonies of Indore as legal during first visit after becoming CM

Bhopal, February 26, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): The Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath made an announcement in Indore today for legalizing 164 colonies of Indore, which were deprived of basic facilities since the last 40 years. He said that greenery will be developed in 30 percent area to reduce pollution in Indore. Shri Kamal Nath further mentioned that the confidence is being built among the industrialists for industrialization of the state and employment.
The Chief Minister stated that the citizens of Indore city were in distress since the last 30-40 years. Their colonies were not being regularized. Within a period of just 2 and half month after coming into the power, the 164 colonies have been regularized from today itself. Now basic amenities will be extended in these colonies by the Municipal Corporation of Indore. Potable water, drainage and electricity supply system will be systemized and registry in these colonies will be started now. Shri Kamal Nath mentioned that the state government understands the pain of the people and is making concrete efforts to eliminate their problems.
Moreover, the Chief Minister said that Indore is the biggest city of the state. It will be developed systematically through master plan. The city will be expanded like Bhopal and efforts will be made to ensure 30 percent greenery in the city to reduce pollution.
Shri Kamal Nath said that unemployment is the major problem of the state. Industrialisation is must to generate employment opportunities and to gain confidence of the industrialists in this regard. Fresh efforts in this direction have already been started by the state government. In order to gain trust of the industrialists, law and order, potable water and electricity supply system is being put in order. He further added that the state government is a government which will fulfill its promises. The promises made in the manifesto will be fulfilled within 5 years. In this series, a process of regularization of colonies, improvement in potable water and electric supply system and loan waiver of farmers has already been started.
The Minister for Urban Development and Housing Shri Jaivardhan Singh has said that it must to have legal colonies in a planned development of any city.
The Minister for Higher Education, Sports and Youth Welfare Shri Jeetu Patwari said that illegal colonies were the major problem of Indore city. Lakhs of people were derived of the basic amenities. The people were longing for regularization of their colonies and provision of basic facilities. Today is the auspicious day for them.
The Minister for Public Health and Family Welfare Shri Tulsiram Silawat, Minister for Agriculture Development and Farmers Welfare Shri Sachin Subhash Yadav and Minister for Narmada Valley Development and Tourism Shri Surendra Singh Baghel were present on the occasion.