Jamshedpur : Chief minister Raghubar Das today said his government is committed to ensure inclusive growth of the state.
Ensuring a galore of employment opportunities he announced that the teachers’ recruitment process will begin in next two months and 17,000 policemen will be appointed in a couple of months. The process has already begun in this regard, he said.
He said that the district administration and the concerned ministers should undertake visit of the rural areas where the development projects are implemented to get a first hand information on its status. Das was addressing his first press meet at Circuit House after being crowned as CM of Jharkhand.
“ “I know that until and unless people at the micro level reap the dividends of the welfare schemes of the government there’s no big achievement in talking about the size of plan,” said Das.
He said the present government aims to transform the state population into credible asset as far as human resource is concerned and the purpose behind all the social welfare projects is to make the people self-reliant.
He noted that the Government is equally keen to see the industry and agriculture development on a similar speed. The Government can never neglect agriculture growth and will work for its development.
“We want to develop Adityapur Industrial Area as manufacturing hub of the State. Steps would also be taken to set up Land Bank to meet the land crunch,” said Das.
He also informed that Government has decided to set up Jharkhand Development Council comprising MPs and MLAs to suggest ways and means for all round development of the state.
“The council will prepare plans keeping in view available resources and their better utilization and promote industries,” the Chief Minister said.
Addressing the media he also attributed “administrative failure” as a major cause behind Naxalism and assured to provide development-oriented schemes and good governance in the state.
He noted: “ I don’t think Naxalism is a major issue in Jharkhand. I am not hesitant to say that administrative failure led to rise in Naxal activities. If poor villagers were deprived of basic amenities including water, road, electricity etc they are ought to move away from the mainstream.
He said that Jharkhand has a vast pool of work force mainly comprising youth. “Through skill development we can tap their talent economic growth of the country.
This will ensure the real growth,” Das noted. Das stressed upon the need to promote skill economy. “We want to promote Jharkhand as the manufacturing hub. Even my talks with Tata Steel focused on it.
We have plans to set up a IT City where all the information and facts related with the technology of manufacturing would be made available. We want to move ahead with this vision,” noted Das.