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Government Priority to Keep Jharkhand Healthy: CM

Chief Minister Raghubar Das launched various schemes to provide health facilities in remote areas of Chatra district and said that scheme like Healthy Chatra will be implemented in the entire State. While addressing people at the Healthy Chatra program organized at Jawaharlal Stadium, Chatra on Saturday the CM said, “The scheme will be provided in the budget on January 22. By 2022 no one should remain without medicines. In the entire state 300 ambulances are being operated and 30 ambulances will start operating soon.” The CM hailed people’s participation in various works and said that a number of schemes are successful in the field of health, education, basic amenities, sanitation because of people’s support. These works got recognition in Delhi and the Niti Ayog appreciated the State, he added. Das said that work has been done in every area including roads in rural areas, State highway and national highway.

“Today, it is a matter of great happiness that the construction of the bridge on Tarhi River of Tandva, was ensured. This is the assessment of our development work,” he said adding, “The foundation stone for steel plants in Chatra and Chaibasa will be laid soon. For this, we are constantly establishing coordination with the Central Government. The opening of the steel plant will create employment opportunities.” Das said that government is working towards providing water supply through boring in more than 1200 tribal and Dalit villages across the State. By 2020 the water from that boring will be collected in the tank and provided to every household through pipeline. The CM said that the government is launching the Chief Minister Krishi Ashirvad scheme. Farmers of the State will get amount for agricultural need transferred through DBT in their account. In these works, the government will spend Rs 2250 crore. The farmers will get the said amount till April and May.

He said that the PM has provided 25 crores for the statue of the martyrs of the State. Statues will be built with the soil of village across the state. “Today, I am feeling proud by mixing soil of 52 villages of Chatra,” he said. Chatra MP Sunil Kumar Singh said, “This is a historic moment, health facility is being started from Chatra. Now every village of the district can access health facilities. A medical kit of Rs. 1870 is being provided to 1608 Sahiya, now distribution of sanitary napkins, medicine for minor fever, pain, and antibiotic has been ensured. He thanked the Chief Minister for Motorcycle ambulance, Nidaan scheme, Shagun scheme.” Earlier, the CM mixed the soil brought from the 52 villages of Chatra for the statue of the martyrs which are being built in Birsa Munda Museum. He launched Nidaan Scheme, Aangan Scheme, Shagun Scheme and motorcycle ambulance Scheme. – Daily Pioneer