Governor Mangubhai Patel and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan arrived in Dindori on Thursday to attend function organised to mark 25 years of Dindori district and Ladli Bahna Sammelan. On their arrival, local tribals welcomed the Governor and the CM in traditional manner. Then they observed the exhibition organised at the venue of the function.
On reaching the dais, the Chief Minister firstly performed ‘Kanya Pujan’ and then accepted greetings and applauses of Ladli Bahna Yojana beneficiaries. Further, he released ‘Vision Document’ of next 25 years action plan of Dindori district. Thereafter, the Chief Minister and Governor launched website which has been prepared for those observing ‘Narmada Parikrama’. Addressing the gathering, MP and Union Minister of State Faggan Singh Kulaste said that district has seen development in last 17 years. The underdeveloped and remote area were given special focus and basic amenities like road, drinking water, schools, health centers were arranged. He demanded from CM Chouhan for construction of road in Mehendwani and Chakdahi and better execution of Nal Jal Yojana. Addressing the huge gathering, CM Chouhan said that from June 10, all beneficiaries of Ladli Bahna Yojana, would receive monthly incentive of Rs 1000 in their account.
He lauded Dindori district’s good female ratio. He praised the district for leading the State on preserving millets, forming seed bank and these campaign are being led by women. He assured locals that in coming days, they will get supply of clean drinking water in their homes through pipelines. The State Government is determined to erase poverty from tribal areas. The State Government aims that women involved in Livelihood Mission should earn income from Rs 10,000 to Rs 1,00,000.
On the occasion, Chief Minister Chouhan performed bhoomipujan of developmental works worth Rs 300 crore. All backlog posts will be filled. Dindori district will never face shortage of funds for developmental works. The district will lead State in Kodo Kutki production. SDO office at Bajag would be set up. Three hundred villages of Shahpura, Mehendwani would have tap water supply. Earlier, Governor Patel and Chief Minister Chouhan dedicated to public many construction works at Janjati Kalyan Kendra, Bargaon.