Bhopal: Minister for Revenue, Science and Technology Umashankar Gupta and Chairman of Bhopal Development Authority (BDA) Om Yadav inaugurated Shiv Community Bhavan at Naya Basera. Gupta said that this bhavan will facilitate the residents to hold cultural and social activities near their houses now. He further mentioned a committee should be constituted to maintain the community bhavan. Besides, Gupta mentioned that girl is not a burden anymore, because she becomes lakhpati immediately after the birth. An amount of Rs 2,000 is provided, when the girl reaches class 6th. Similarly, Rs 4,000 in class 9 and Rs 6,000 in class 11 are provided to the girls for education.

He informed that the full fee is borne by the government under the Mukhya Mantri Medhavi Vidhyarthi Yojana for further studies to those students, who score over 70 per cent marks in board examination. There is a scheme to provide houses to all the houseless families till 2022. Gupta also gave information about the other public welfare schemes of the government.

Om Yadav stated that the community bhavan has been constructed within the stipulated time. He said that the bhavan has been handed over to the residents. Hence, they are now responsible for its security.