Ranchi, Aug. 21: Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that his govt. is committed for the development of the minorities.
For the development of minorities, the central govt. will give Rs 375 crore in 44 blocks. He said that the Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Nakvi will be requested to release the funds soon, said Raghubar Das while addressing a program on Muslim strengthening and skill development at Project Building on Sunday.
The CM said that the govt. has targeted to lay the foundation stone for the Haj House by 2nd October. It will cost Rs. 70 cr. Apart from this, the govt. will open skill development centers in Muslim affected areas and minorities cells will be opened in every district which will be monitored on minister level. Very soon, the Minority Commission will be formed. Work for Finance Corporation will also be started which will have right to provide loan to skilled children. 100 e-libraries are being started in the state.
The CM said that after getting permission from C.B.I. for construction of Haj House, it will be started. He summoned people to come forward to play their role in development of the state. He appealed to the minorities to educate their daughters. The govt. will open schools and hostels for them. He said that Madarsas should be modernized. By now 36 madarsas have been approved. He said that educationists of the society should make policy and the govt. will implement it.
He said that some people are spreading rumour about CNT. The govt. has not touched the basic concept of CNT. Rules have been simplified so that the people can get compensation soon. Land will be taken from the people after taking their consent.
He said that in the days to come, a lot of opportunities will be created for employment. Youths will be skilled with a view to get employed. He appealed to the people to maintain cleanliness of the city.
Welfare Minister Louis Marandi said that 190 grave yards have been approved this year against 184 in 2015-16. Welfare Secretary Rajiv Arun Ekka discussed about the schemes of the department. The meeting was attended by Aanjuman leaders and others.