People and government to jointly develop golden Madhya Pradesh

Ratlam to be made smart city

Citizens should discharge duties and partner in development

CM Mr. Chouhan unfurls flag at Ratlam

lead27.1.16Bhopal, January 27, 2016 (Muslim Saleem):  Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan unfurled National Flag and took salute of Republic Day parade at Ratlam today. He urged people of the state to contribute their mite in efforts to make Madhya Pradesh a golden state. The Chief Minister expressed confidence that growth rate of the state will be maintained this year also with people’s cooperation. Prosperity, happiness and peace will continue. He urged people to conserve power and water, educate girls and take pledge for de-addiction. He said that let us all in the government and society join hands to discharge our duties earnestly and dedicatedly for the state. We should take pledge to make Madhya Pradesh most prosperous state not only in the country, but also in the world.

The Chief Minister said that the state government will make every possible effort to make agriculture profitable. Ratlam will be developed as horticulture hub. Ratlam will be made a Smart City of its own kind. There would no lack of funds for development works for this. Ratlam will be model and prosperous city. The Chief Minister said that dialysis facility and cancer treatment has started in all districts from today. ‘Raushni Clinics’ for healthcare of women are also being started from today at every district hospital. The Chief Minister urged people to connect with Swachchh Bharat Abhiyan and take pledge to keep their houses and environs clean.

He informed that this campaign is being effectively implemented in the state. Toilets have been constructed in 50 lakh households by December 2015. A target has been set to make all 52 thousand villages open defecation free. Besides, 1500 villages were made ODF during year 2015. The Chief Minister said that this year will be observed as Poor Persons Welfare Year to mark 125th birth anniversary of framer of Constitution Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar and birth centenary of propounder of Antyodaya philosophy Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay. During the year, works for welare of the poor will be expedited. A campaign would be launched to provide housing pattas to landless families in urban and rural areas.