From revolutionaries, veterans, students, professionals to poor, CM embraces all
Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren today assured the people of the state of taking every possible measure to ensure speedy progress of the state and the citizens. He announced a slew of measures started by the government on various fronts including social welfare, modernization and infrastructure development in the state along with employment generation.
Speaking at the official function of the state’s foundation day anniversary in the state Capital on Friday, Soren said the government had kept its promise of giving due recognition to the people having sacrificed their lives for the formation of a separate Jharkhand state.
“We have kept our 33 year old promise for giving due honour and jobs to the kin of the Gua shootout case. We are doing a lot for the Jharkhand Revolutionaries. Today we have given job to the dependent of martyr Albert Ekka. I have personally requested the Jharkhand Revolutionary Commission to the complete the work of identification of revolutionaries of Jharkhand as soon as possible so that they may be accorded due honour by the state government,” said the CM.
Counting the achievements of the government, Soren said the government had regularized 202 contract doctors of the state for improving health situation. He said around 25,000 bicycles had been distributed among the Sahiyas across the state. The health department, he said, was planning to double the student capacity of all nursing training institutions in the state.
The CM went on to add that the government had given appointment letters to 126 deputy collectors and 59 assistant engineers of the road construction department. Appointment letters will be given to 74 assistant engineers of the water resources department this month, he said.
Soren said the government had started the process of appointment of teachers by inviting applications from candidates having passed the Teachers’ Training Examination (TET). He said the entire process will soon be completed.
The CM also assured the minority community of every possible assistance from the government. He said the government was giving grants to minority educational institutions in the state. He further said that the state government will be giving lease to 5000 landless people by the end of the current month.
Soren congratulated the participants and organizers of the SAF Games 2013 for the successful completion of the sports event. He said the government had decided to give a residential plot to international archer Deepika Kumari in Ranchi. He said the government will be making rules to give direct job to national and international players having bagged medals for the state.
The CM said the government was against corruption and had started a campaign to establish direct communication links with the people. He further said that an open jail having a capacity of 100 inmates will be inaugurated on 19th November in Hazaribagh. So far 45 inmates have been shortlisted along with 40 Naxalites who have laid down their arms for rehabilitation.
The CM said the governme nt was going to start distribution of bar-coded ration cards in the state and speed up work on the implementation of Direct Benefit Scheme.
Jharkhand governor Dr Syed Ahmed too, congratulated the people on the 13th foundation day anniversary of Jharkhand and appealed to one and all to participate in the development of the state.