CM announces fortification of all 575 Sarna Sthals across Jharkhand
Ranchi: Stating that the government was sensitive towards the development of the religious spots, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said Manki, Munda and Pahans are an inseparable part of the tribal culture who have also contributed immensely for the development and protection of the tribal culture and traditions.
Addressing the people after launching the boundary wall construction at Sarna Sathal located at Baghibanda under Tundahuli panchayat of Ormanjhi block of Ranchi, he said the state government has increased the incentives provided to the Mankis and Mundas and they have now a greater role to play in maintaining the harmony in the society.
Das said apart from Ranchi 575 Sarna/Masna spots in the state would be beautified and a boundary wall would be constructed around them.
He said the task would be undertaken on a campaign mode.
The CM said these spots were custodians of the culture and tradition as well as the language of the tribal community.
On the occasion he also felicitated the Pahans and the Gram Pradhans and asked to contribute to remove the poverty in their areas. He said when the
villages are prosperous than only the state would make progress.
Das said for the development of the tribal villages it is imperative that the development of the tribal women takes place and they play their role in economic progress.
He said after August 15, every village 15 women would be involved to form a Sakhi Udyami Mandal who would be provided skill development training and would be linked with the job so that they can rise above the poverty line.
Das said that his government was working to end the poverty from the state as part of which 100 youth each from 1200 panchayats would be provided skill development training.
The chief minister said that JOHAR scheme is being launched in the state under which tribal women would be provided Rs 4 lakh loan would be provided to undertake poultry.
He said to get the state rid of middle men and corrupt people all processes have been made online in the state.
Das said even the youth are being made to undergo basic computer training so that they can take advantage of these facilities. He said a large number of hostels are also being opened so that there are no school drop outs. Those present on the occasion also included Rural Development Minister Neelkanth Singh Munda, Welfare Minister Louis Marandi, Khijri MLA Ramkumar Pahan, Hatia MLA Naveen Jaiswal and others.