Ranchi, June 19: Chief Minister Mr. Raghubar Das said that his govt. is commitment to save culture and language of Jharkhand.
People will carry out positive discussion on various issues at Manjhi Than and the whole Santhal Pargana will be benefitted from these discussions. The CM said this while laying foundation stone of Manjhi Than at Banskanali block, Dumka.
Repeating his government�s priority to uplift the tribal people, the CM said that his government is for the downtrodden and marginalized people of the state. Praising Banskanali village head Pran Hembrom, he said that people should come forward for development. He said that the govt. wants to extent rights to gram sabha so that framework of village development can be made and executed.
He said that the govt. is trying to connect maximum youths with skill development program so that they can be part of the mainstream development. The govt. wants to skill 8th and 9th pass youths so that they can repair mobiles and other gadgets and work as salesman. Under MUDRA scheme, the people can get loan and be self dependent.
Laying stress on composite development of the society, the CM said that for a developed state, everyone should be self dependent. The govt. is trying to connect women with self help group and giving them training and loan up to Rs. 1 lakh to start business. �Things like blankets, towels and bed sheet etc. they make are also marketed. �
Blaming illiteracy as the prime factor for backwardness of the state, the CM said that the parent should send their child to school irrespective of gender ��discrimination. �
He said that the wrong concept regarding witchcraft should be eliminated from the society. �Education should precede marriage and people should keep away from drinking. The CM also inspected water harvesting technique in +2 schools. He directed to adopt water harvesting technology in 1000 middle and 110 high schools.
He also dedicated LED digital hoarding of IPRD at Ambedkar Chowk to people.
Cabinet minister Louis Marandi, Santhal Pargana Commissioner Baleshwar Singh, DIG Dev Bihari Sharma, DC, SP and other officers of district administration were also present.