Inaugurates 39 projects worth Rs 46 crore at Town Hall, Sidhgora
Jamshedpur: The state minister for energy, health and finance Rajendra Prasad Singh today made a slew of announcements while distributing loans worth Rs 75 crores and inaugurating as many as 39 schemes worth Rs 46 crores approximately at the Sidhgora Town Hall.
The minister inaugurated 30 schemes of welfare and development worth Rs 44.26 crores and laid foundation stone of nine projects worth Rs 1.65 crores at the Town Hall. He said the government was all set to ensure welfare of the downtrodden and marginalized sections of the society through the implementation of these projects.
The minister distributed loans among 3000 beneficiaries at the loan distribution fair organized at the Town Hall as per plan already announced several days back.
The state government had made announcements to this effect on the occasion of the foundation day anniversary of Jharkhand in the state Capital. Chief Minister Hemant Soren had also mentioned the loan distribution plan during the official ceremony in the Capital.
Singh said the government had ambitious plans to keep the state on the fast track to progress. He said the mukhiyas and councilors will be authorized and instructed to keep an eye on the doctors working in the primary health centres and other health centrs in rural areas.
He said the government had regularized the contract doctors, but was planning to sack 12 doctors allegedly found to be playing truant by villagers.
So far the government has sacked 133 such doctors all over the state, he said.
The minister further said that the loans were distributed under various ambitious projects of the government including the Mukhyamantri Ladli Laxmi Yojana, Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojana and numerous other schemes.
He went on to announce that the government had several plans which include making provision for pension to citizens of age 65 years and above, supplying electricity to each and every village of the state by 31st March 2014, giving widow pension to young widows and setting up 10,000 nursing training centres across the state.
He said the government departments were working hard to implement the plans as soon as possible.
The programme was also attended by the MLAs of Baharagora, Potka, Jamshedpur East, Jamshedpur West, the MP of Jamshedpur, Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Pradip Kumar Balmuchu, deputy commissioner and senior superintendent of police of East Singhbhum and the senior officials of various government departments.
Balmuchu said the government had plans to recruit as many as 1300 teachers in the district very soon. He said the party wanted the government to fulfill its promises and take the state on the highway to development.
The MP said the welfare schemes should keep the common man in focus and that the people too, should keep their eyes open to find out what was right and wrong. He stressed for timely implementation of all schemes.