Assets worth Rs 58.83 crore distributed among 38,326 beneficiaries
Jamshedpur: State HRD minister Neera Yadav laid foundation stones and inaugurated a slew of projects in East Singhbhum during the 17th Statehood Day function organised in the district at the Birsa Munda Town Hall in Sidhgora on Thursday.
Yadav laid foundation stones of 79 projects worth Rs 9.38 crore which will be spent on 11 projects of drinking water and sanitation department, 17 projects of Zila Parishad (in rural areas), 11 projects of rural development, special division unit, five projects of building construction department, 10 projects of Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee, 24 projects of Jugsalai municipality and one project of Mango Notified Area Committee.
The state HRD minister also inaugurated 49 projects worth over Rs 13 crores (13 projects of drinking water and sanitation department, 11 projects of rural works department, 21 projects of Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA), three projects of Mango Notified Area Committee and one project of Jugsalai municipality. She also distributed assets (in cheques) worth Rs 58.83-crore were distributed amongst 38,326 beneficiaries.
In-charge of the East Singhbhum district, the HRD minister, while addressing the function said that the government believes in inclusive growth. Inaugurations of project and distributions of assets are evident that government is focusing on development. Moreover, people from remotest parts are being benefitted from government schemes.
Yadav reiterated that the present government was fulfilling its promise of development of all section of people across the state.
“We want to ensure that people at grass root level reap benefits of schemes. The government under the leadership of Chief Minister is focused on developing each village and for which each government department’s welfare measures should reach the desired beneficiary. Directives have been issued for constitution of committees at gram sabha and gram panchayat level for respective departments,” noted Yadav. She said that the committees have been constituted to monitor the implementation of the welfare schemes. The committees are formed for agriculture, drinking water and sanitation (including toilet construction), education, road construction etc.
The minister, while informing that almost all schools have toilets which is proving beneficial especially for girl students, however, said that schools should ensure that toilets is maintained and cleaned properly serving the students.
Among others present during the function was the representative of Jamshedpur MP Sanjeev Kumar, CM’s representative Pawan Agrawal, Zila Parishad president Bulurani Singh, SSP Anoop T Mathew and DDC Suraj Kumar.