Rajasthan has emerged as a model state in the country: Gehlot
He said that the state government is committed for the overall development of tribal areas and has given many important gifts in its annual budget for the overall development of tribal areas.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said on Saturday that Rajasthan has emerged as a model state in the country, moving fast on all levels of development. He said that the state government is committed for the overall development of tribal areas and has given many important gifts in its annual budget for the overall development of tribal areas. Gehlot was addressing the foundation stone laying ceremony of Government Community Health Center in Dhariyavad assembly constituency of Pratapgarh district.
He also inaugurated three development works worth Rs 11.74 crore and laid the foundation stone of 10 development works worth Rs 59.68 crore here. The Chief Minister said that the state government has not kept any shortfall in the budget for the welfare of the tribals. He said that the state government has given a major share in the budget to Mewar region under the irrigation sector as there is a strong potential for irrigation projects here. He said that the state government is making plans keeping the person standing at the end of the line at the center.
He said that the state government will also open medical colleges at its level in Pratapgarh and Rajsamand and Jalore districts. According to a statement, Gehlot said that the state government is effectively implementing the schemes up to the grassroots level. He said, “In the budget 2023-24, the amount of Chief Minister Chiranjeevi Health Insurance has been increased from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 25 lakh. Also, the insurance amount has been increased from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh under the Chief Minister Chiranjeevi Accidental Insurance Scheme.
He said that in order to give relief to the common man from inflation, now along with free ration, one crore NFSA consumers would also be given free Annapurna food packets every month. In these food packets, one kg pulses, sugar, spices and edible oil will be given per family. 100 units per month free electricity will be made available to domestic consumers.
The Chief Minister said that from a humanitarian point of view, the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) has been re-implemented, which will secure the future of the personnel and remove their worries. He said that with the implementation of Old Pension Scheme (OPS), the family of every government employee is feeling secure. He has appealed to the Central Government to re-implement the OPS keeping in view the interests of the government employees. Water Resources Development Minister Mahendrajit Singh Malviya and Cooperation Minister Uday Lal Anjana were also present in the ceremony.
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