CM asks tribal youths to buy vehicles to distribute food grains in villages

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has told tribal youths to buy vehicles to distribute food grains in villages, authorities said.

“The government will give money on margin to buy a vehicle, help get loans from banks and give money every month. You will also distribute rations, you will also pay the bank deposit and you will use the remaining money,” Chouhan said at the inauguration of the development work at Karahal in Sheopur district on Saturday.

He added, “Rs 6,000 is transferred in three installments every year, Rs 4,000 is transferred from Chief Minister Kisan Kalyan Yojana. We work to give 10,000 rupees every year to the poor and small farmers to improve their socio-economic condition.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and public representatives launched the Sahariya Special Project under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Karahal. Under this, 19,166 beneficiaries will receive houses worth Rs 260 crore.

CM has inaugurated works including like District Rehabilitation Center at Sheopur at a cost of Rs 292.99 lakh, Inauguration of Boys Hostel in Sheopur, Inauguration of Virpur High School Reinforcement Works, Nal Jal Yojana at Piprani, the ranger building at Sironi, Dhamini at Vijaypur block, Kheri and Goras at Karahal and inauguration of the police station building at Sesaipura.

Foodgrains will be provided to 25,933 Sahariya families in 74 villages under Mukhyamantri Ration Aapke Dwar Yojana in Karahal Development Block. Under Chief Minister Aapke Dwar Yojana’s ration, a total of 1,09,687 families will benefit in Sheopur district.

Aahar-Anudhan Yojana was executed to prevent malnutrition, under which Rs 4,05,22,000 was paid at the rate of Rs 1,000 per month to a total of 40,522 female Sahariya chiefs in Sheopur district.

No less than 20,122 nutritional wadis have been created in the district. Under Ladli Laxmi Yojana, 38,732 girls benefited, as a result of which the child sex ratio improved to 974 girls per 1,000 boys.

The total number of clusters in the district is 5,079 under the State Rural Livelihood Mission which has 56,074 members whose total amount of savings is Rs 1152 lakh. Cultivation of guava by 2,820 beneficiaries under a district commodity has started. A target has been set to add 10,000 beneficiaries in the coming year.

There is a plan to sell guava pulp, juice by packaging and bottling. There are 1,620 beneficiaries involved in mango cultivation and 101 beneficiaries in banana cultivation in the district.

Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Rural, the total number of approved houses is 22,114, in which works of 21,216 houses have been completed. No less than 57,669 beneficiaries who were left out in the socio-economic census were registered in the Awas Plus application. In this framework, 19,166 Sahariya families were included. The goal is to provide housing to all eligible families by 2024.

Through the collection of minor forest products, 6,112 women members collect herbs from the forest – Ashwagandha, Amla, Beed, Adusa, Honey, Dan Tulsi, Pawar, etc. and sell them in the markets. There are 65 beneficiaries raising Kadaknath.

Livelihood Mission Prasadam is operated by Jeevan Jyothi CLF. Female members earn Rs 250 to Rs 300 per day.

Posted: Saturday, March 12, 2022, 11:47 PM IST

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