Ranchi, June 23: Repeating his commitment to develop rural areas, Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday said that his government will uproot poverty from the state.
Summoning the officers to fight poverty the CM said, “The way we did Yojana Banao Abhiyaan and dobha digging, we will deal with poverty of the state.” He said it after having seen the detailed scheme prepared by RDD to develop the rural areas. He directed to prepare an ambitious target for 2019.
In the ensuing three years, every settlement having more than 500 inhabhitants in Deoghar, Dhanbad and Godda (except Boarizor and Sundar Pahari) and other places of the state with more than 250 people will be connected with pucca roads. All settlements having more than 100 persons living there in the selected 111 Naxal-affected blocks will be connected with roads.
Approximately 3,000 km roads will be constructed this financial year, 6283 km in 2017-18 and 7300 km in 2018-19. As many as 6203 settlements of the state will be connected with these roads.
Apart from this, rural roads will be constructed with state sponsored scheme.
As per the officials, a detailed project report for construction of 2700 km roads has been sent to Government of India whereas in the forthcoming two months, a detailed project report for construction of 8251 km roads will be sent to the Center.