Ujjawala Yojana is excellent scheme: Shivraj

Shahdol: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (PMUY) on Monday at Shahdol in the presence of Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Minister of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection and Labour Om Prakash Dhurve, Gauri Shankar Shejwar, Minister for Forests, Planning, Statistics, Madhya Pradesh, Gyan Singh, Minister, Tribal Welfare and Scheduled Castes Welfare, Rampal Singh, Minister, Public Works Department, Madhya Pradesh …

Health facilities to every needy person in State

Gwalior: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that treatment facilities are being provided to every needy person in the state. Budget of CM Relief Fund for assisting the poor has been increased from Rs 2 crore to Rs 100 crore. Chouhan along with Union Health Minister JP Nadda and Union Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar was laying foundation stone of super speciality hospital costing Rs 150 crore under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha …

Make In India has made business, trading easier

Bhopal: The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the innovative Make In India drive launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made business and trading easier. It is beginning of a new economic era in the country. Addressing a business seminar on Invest in Madhya Pradesh at Beijing the Chief Minister highlighted the key advantages of investing in Madhya Pradesh. He also elaborated investment avenues in priority sectors. Chouhan said that India’s …

MP signs MoU with Sany Group in Beijing

Bhopal: In the presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh has signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s leading machine manufacturing company Sany Group at Beijing today. The Sany Group offered investment worth $1 billion. The MoU was signed by DP Ahuja, Managing Director of Madhya Pradesh Trade and Investment Facilitation Corporation on behalf of Government of Madhya Pradesh and Li Jingjing, Vice President of Sany Group. Liang Wengen, Chairman of the Board …

Shivraj to leave for five-day China tour

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be on a five day visit to China from June 19 to 23, 2016 on special invitation of Communist Party of China. A high level delegation led by Chouhan will be meeting the leading business groups and company heads to seek investments for faster development of Madhya Pradesh. The delegation comprises Minister for Industries Yashodhara Raje Scindia and representatives of different industries mainly energy, textiles, renewable energy. agro …

Shivraj announces laptops to 17,000 students

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that laptops will be given to 17,000 students on securing over 85 per cent marks in class XII exams. Chouhan launched state-level ‘School Chalen Ham Abhiyan’ at Silwani in Raisen district on Wednesday. Chouhan said that the students could not avail benefit under laptop last year scheme will also be given laptops this year. Chouhan informed that Higher Education Fund will be instituted to assist talented students, …

CM says every poor family to get house

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that every poor firmly will be provided a residential plot of land and assistance to construct house. No poor person will be deprived of residential land. Poor people will not be evicted from occupied lands, but will be given pattas for the same land. The Chief Minister was addressing Antyodaya Mela at Karanja in Lanji tahasil of Balaghat district today. Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister Gaurishankar …

Usha Kiran centres soon in 51 districts

Maya SinghBhopal: Usha Kiran centres will be opened in all 51 districts of the state to provide all facilities to violence affected women under one roof. Woman and Child Development Minister Maya Singh said that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had announced this. In pursuance of this, directives have been given to all districts to open these centres. For this, Rs 153 lakh has been sanctioned. Minister Singh informed that in Usha Kiran centres, affected women …

State is in favour of reservation in promotions

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the state government is in favour of reservation in promotions. A cabinet sub-committee will be constituted to change rules in this regard. He reiterated that no one can abolish reservations. Addressing Arakshan Bachao Rally of AJAKS at TT Nagar Dussehra Maidan, CM Chouhan said that the state government will effectively pursue case in the Supreme Court for maintaining status quo on reservation of SCs and STs …

Surface water-based schemes sanctioned

Bhopal: The State cabinet here on Wednesday sanctioned estimated cost of Rs 14,827 crore for 37 new surface water-based group drinking water schemes. Similarly, sanction of Rs 3734.87 crore was granted for 10 revised group drinking water schemes. New surface water-based group drinking water schemes include Gandhi Sagar Group Water Supply Scheme 1 and 2, Mahi, Agar-Malwa, Sanjay Sagar (Nehriai), Sagad (Hinautia Mali), Samnapur-Satdhara (Deori), Kesli, Shahgarh Banda-1 ( Beela dam), Shahgarh Banda-2 (Dhasan), Madia …