Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal, extended greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of the 70th Republic Day and hoisted the National Flag at Bhim sports complex in Bhiwani
While addressing the people, the Chief Minister also announced to name the medical college in Bhiwani in the name of Freedom Fighter Pt. Neki Ram Sharma. During the programme, the Chief Minister also honoured freedom fighters and war widows with shawls. After the function, the Chief Minister inaugurated and laid foundation stone of various projects to the tune of over Rs 83.26 crore, in Bhiwani. While comparing the working of all Previous governments with the present government since the inception of Haryana, the Chief Minister said that in the last over four years of the present government, corruption has curbed by making maximum use of information technology and youth are being given jobs on the basis of merit, in a transparent manner. He said that in recently, declared results of Group D posts, out of total 18,218 over two thousand youth of Bhiwani district have been selected.
The Chief Minister said that he has been serving the people of the state by following the principle of Haryana Ek, Haryanavi Ek and Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, without any kind of bias. He said that he was happy that the people are satisfied with the functioning of the state government. He said that many glorious events of freedom struggle in India are linked to this Day. On the same day in the year 1930, lakhs of people of the country took the pledge of Puran Swaraj on the call of father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. After Independence on August 15, 1947, on this day in 1950, the constitution of India came into force. Our Constitution was drafted under the able leadership of the first President of the country Dr Rajendra Prasad and capability of foresightedness of Babasaheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar and this Constitution symbolizes the determination of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. In the World’s largest Constitution, all were given equal rights.
The Chief Minister said that in the present government, more than 54,000 youth have been given government jobs and the recruitment process for 17,000 posts is in progress.
He said that when the present government came to power over four years ago, many challenges laid before us primarily being corruption. But, with the visionary guidance of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, we made many decisions to bring change in the state by following Haryana Ek-Hariyanvi Ek Sabka Sath-Sabka Vikas and ‘Antyodaya’ of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay. These decisions are bringing positive changes in the life of common man. He said that today, I feel proud that Haryana is one of the most developed states in the country, in terms of development. He said that we have fulfilled our commitment to give jobs to the youth on the basis of merit and transparently. In a record time, fair recruitments have been conducted for 18,218 posts of Group ‘D’. In which, such youths have been selected, in whose family nobody has ever done a government job. Today, the youth of the state are busy in preparing for a government job, whereas in the previous governments, they used to spend more time finding other ways to get government jobs.
He said that 115 Antyodaya Sral and over 4,000 Atal Seva Kendra have been opened, where all services and information related to government schemes are available under one roof. Haryana is the first state in the country, where one can get 485 schemes and services online through a single click through these centers. About 600 schemes and services would become online by the end of February. In the last four years, 31 new laws have been formed to easily provide the benefits of schemes and services to the public. He said that Haryana is the first states in the country to provide the unemployed youth with 100 hours guaranteed job every month. A total of 49,540 youth have been given work in different departments and organizations of the government. In order to develop skills of youth, Shri Vishwakarma Kaushal University has been set up in Dudhola of Palwal district. The metro rail is expanding in the state and many over bridges and flyovers have been constructed. The work of Rohtak-Meham-Hansi railway line is under progress at a cost of Rs. 650 crore. A domestic airport has been developed in Hisar.
He said that Haryana Farmer Welfare Authority has been constituted for the welfare of the farmers. Country’s first Bhawantar Bhapayi Yojana has been implemented in the state to make farming of vegetables risk free for farmers. Under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, claims to the tune of over Rs 1140 crore of 5.98 lakh farmers have been received. A total of 340 villages of the state are being developed as Horticulture villages, which also includes three villages of Bhiwani assembly constituency. He said that by equitable distribution of water, we have provided water to such tails of southern Haryana where water did not reach for the last three decades. The state’s power corporations have for the first time, come in profits and the line losses have reduced. With this, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam has moved from 22nd to 10th place in the country and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam has come at 13th place from 24th place. Under ‘Mahara Gaon, Jagmag Gaon scheme, 3,205 villages of the state are being supplied 24 hours electricity on urban lines, including 30 villages of Bhiwani district.
Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, 7,954 houses have been constructed in rural areas and construction of 10,758 houses are under construction. About 600 colonies have been regularized and Rs 1,000 crore have been released for their development. In the present government tenure, 10 new universities have been opened in the government and private sector in the state and the construction of Choudhary Bansi Lal University in Bhiwani is under progress. In last over four years, 44 new colleges have been opened, of which 29 are girls and 15 are co-education colleges. He said in 48 years of previous governments, only 31 girls colleges were opened in the state, whereas our government opened 29 new colleges in four years.