Published On: Sat, Mar 21st, 2015

CM Rawat Visits Kalsi

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Development of a state can be considered meaningful only if it has participation of the poor and disadvantaged section of the society.

The state government has taken several steps towards social welfare. The pension amount of old age, widows and handicapped has also been increased whereas provision has been made for pensions of farmer, craftsmen, local artists, women who are victims of accidents, handicapped from birth and money to look after handicapped.

While addressing the gathering at a program at Kalsi, the Chief Minister Harish Rawat said that it is the priority of the government to extend the benefit of per person income to interiors of the state. In order to make development substantial it is important to strengthen the economy of the villages.

The Chief Minister Harish Rawat made several announcements for Kalsi and Chakrata area. He gave approval for construction of over a dozen roads and development as well as expansion. He also announced high school in Kalsi and Chakrata, ITI in a region, two mini stadiums in Kalsi development block, ultrasound machine in PHC Colony and ANM Center in Atal.

The Chief Minister Harish Rawat said that the government can only draft a plan for development but people can only bring about a big change. Everyone will have to collectively work towards promote farming, horticulture and increase of production of dairy products.

After state’s formation, several roads have been constructed in the state and the roads are being used to import food product from other regions; but these roads should be used to export food products to others states. Arrangement for per liter bonus for dairy cooperative committees has been made. Along with this encouragement money is given under schemes like ‘Humara pedh Humara Dhan’. The CM announced that an art and culture museum after the name of Late Gulab Singh is being established in Dehradun.

Speaking on the occasion, the Cabinet Minister Preetam Singh said that development has reached new heights under the leadership of Chief Minister Harish Rawat. Common man’s interest is being looked after and several schemes have been introduced.

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