Ranchi, April 11: Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday held a meeting with the World Bank country head Junaid Kamal Ahmad, Operation manager Hisaam Abdo and Program Leader Rajani Vajpayee in Ranchi.
During the meeting CM Das said that water scarcity especially in Santhal Pargana region will be sorted out with the help of the World Bank. Water will be supplied through pipeline in these areas. He said that his govt. is working for the development of the state and eliminating poverty from it.
CM further said, development of the village is connected with the development of the people and strengthening Panchayat Secretariat is a way to do it as it will enable the villagers to make their own schemes and implement them. 62% of lac and 81% tasar silk are produced in Jharkhand.
Small and cottage industry based on forest produce are being developed in the state. Women are being trained and dairy, fisheries and poultry is being promoted.
The World Bank Country head said that Jharkhand will be a role model in pipeline water supply scheme. He expressed his desire to take active participation in implementing other schemes of Jharkhand Govt.
CS Raj Bala Verma, Addl. CS Amit Khare, Addl. CS Sudhir Tripathi, Principal Sec to the CM Sanjay Kr., Sec to the CM Sunil Kr. Barnwal and other officers were present in the meeting.