Ranchi, June 10: Chief Minister Raghubar Das said on Friday that ‘Save Water, Plant Tree’ scheme will be launched statewide from June 15 in line of the Yojana Banao Abhiyaan. Green Affidavit will be taken from schools, colleges and social organizations.
Even the Prime Minister has praised the initiative taken by the state government for water conservation, Das said.
Summoning the MLAs of the state to adopt at least one government school, he said that Help centers will be opened in the hospitals. He said it while addressing the Workshop on different schemes being run in the state.
The CM said that the Panchayat Secretariat will be opened by July 18 with the help of mukhiyas. The government also plans to install street lights in the villages and develop basic infrastructure. Curriculum is being prepared in tribal languages for Public Service Commission and Staff Selection Commission.
He appealed to the MLAs to inform if they feel the need for schools for SC, ST and Backward Classes in their areas. He said that the state govt. has talked with Union Welfare Department in this regard.
Laying stress on coordination among legislature, judicature, executive and media, the CM said that the focus should be on the development of the deprived and marginalized section of the society. He said that the legislature and executive should not be on lock-horns.
If some matter crops up, it is due to ignorance. Hence the motto of this workshop is to make the concerned aware about their rights and duties.
He appealed the people’s representatives to ensure people’s participation in developmental works. He laid stress on financial management and timely completion and execution of schemes for composite development.
Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Dr. Dinesh Oraon said that this meeting with legislature and executive will give a good message as the development schemes are seen on the ground.
He said that the participation of MLAs in development schemes should be ensured even at the cost of amending the provisions if needed. He said that the source of income should be increased for the development of the state.
Chief secretary Rajbala Verma said that such workshops will be conducted at panchayat level also. The government is preparing a roadmap of schemes at quarterly, half yearly, yearly and three year basis. She said that 10 lakh 8 thousand acres of land will be cultivated. By August 25, 50 new bridges and roads will be inaugurated.
Thirty-five lakh farmers will be connected with Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana. Biometric system will be installed in high schools and bank accounts will be connected with Aadhar number. Aadhar card will be made for children up to six years.
Welfare Department, Health Department, School Education, Water Resource, Agriculture, Rural Development, Urban Development and other important departments participated in this workshop.
All ministers, MLAs, additional secretary N.N. Pandey, principal secretary to the CM Sanjay Kumar and principal secretaries and secretaries of different departments were present in the meeting.