Government will make circuit of major religious places in state says CM, assures devotees of better facilities

Garhwa: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said that the state has been known as a mineral-wealth but his government is continuously moving forward in the direction of giving a different identity to this state in the area of tourism by protecting and developing tourist places.

Speaking after inaugurating the two-day State sponsored Shri Bansidhar Mahotsav at Bansidhar Nagar here he said a circuit of religious places of the state will be made and all the major religious places will be connected to it, so that we can provide better facilities to the devotees and tourists as it is our endeavor to give a separate identity to Jharkhand on the tourism map of the world.

He said that there is a need to strengthen our art culture and tradition so much that no one can break it even in adverse circumstances. With this thinking, plans are being made continuously to develop religious places he said adding that more than Rs 14 crores are being spent on the development of Tapovan temple in the capital Ranchi, while a plan of Rs 7 crore has been made for the development of the historic Deori temple located at Tamar and very soon the foundation stone for the development and beautification of this temple will be laid.

Hemant Soren said that earlier development used to happen only on paper but now plans are coming on the ground and people are getting their rights and entitlements with full respect. The Chief Minister asked the people to join the schemes of the government and pave the way for their economic progress. 

He said that the government is working with full sensitivity and has given clear instructions to the officers to work in the interest of all communities and classes, including the poor, Dalits, farmers, labourers, deprived, minorities. Our government has solved the problems of lakhs of people through “Garkar Aapke Dwar” program and connected them with the schemes. Now the officers are solving the problems by going to the doorstep of the people and this process will continue forever.

He said that the all-round development of the State would not be possible until the people were not socially secure and this is the reason why his government has implemented the Universal Pension Scheme. Now the work of giving pension to every elderly, widow, abandoned and disabled people of the state is being done.

On this occasion, the Chief Minister explained the various schemes of the government and its specialty and utility and asked the people to come forward to take advantage of these schemes. He said that the government is taking several steps for the betterment of education in the state. In this series, 80 excellent schools were inaugurated and now the children of schools will also be able to make their future better by studying in English medium like private schools.

He said that along with renovating the school buildings, all the basic needs and facilities related to education are being provided and cildren are also being given financial assistance by the government for preparing for competitive exams and doing various courses. The aim of all these schemes is to create better education environment in the state he said. Hemant Soren said that if the public have chosen someone as their representative, then they have high expectations from them.

The Chief Minister also said that the government has brought out a booklet named “Details of the schemes run by the government”. It mentions all the schemes of the government. This booklet will be made available to all public representatives. Through this booklet they should get complete information about the schemes run by the government and make sure that the needy get the benefits of the schemes accordingly because the innocent people here are deprived of the benefits of the schemes due to lack of information.

On this occasion, the Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of 60 schemes at a cost of Rs 739 crore 22 lakh 64 thousand 792 while 14 schemes were inaugurated at a cost of Rs 57 crore 55 lakh 22 thousand 933. Among the important schemes that were inaugurated, development of Bhandariya, Ranka, Dhurki, Chiniye, Ramkanda and Nagar Untari block office complexes and newly constructed residences of BDO, CO and other officers/ employees and newly constructed guest houses in Nagar Untari and constructed of bridges on various rivers.

Ministers Badal and Mithilesh Kumar Thakur, District Council President Shanti Devi, former MLA Anant Pratap Dev, IG Palamu Rajkumar Lakra and many officials of the district administration including Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police were present on the occasion.

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