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Haryana Day bonanza of incentives

The Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal, has announced a bonanza of incentives for the people of the state


n a major relief to people of villages, the Chief Minister announced to end the practice of Lal Dora and said that now the property could be registered besides maintaining their revenue records. Today, old age pension, widow pension and Divyang pension have been increased to Rs 2,000 per month.

The Chief Minister was addressing the largely attended gathering in Jan Vishwas Rally in Panipat. The Chief Minister said that now all former Sarpanches, Presidents of Zila Parishad and Block Samitis in the state would get monthly pension of Rs 1,000 and maximum pension of Rs 2,000 as honorarium for one tenure. Tenure of two-and-a-half years and above would be considered complete tenure.

The Chief Minister also announced to give pension as honorarium of Rs 2,500 to all former Mayors of all Municipal Corporations for every tenure and Rs 2,000 each to former Senior Deputy Mayor, former Deputy Mayor and Head of every Municipal Council for each tenure.

Former Heads of Municipalities would get Rs 1,000 per month for each tenure. This pension would be given for maximum of two tenures and till the age of 60 years. Tenure of two-and-a-half years and above would be considered complete tenure. The Chief Minister announced to give an insurance coverage of Rs 10 lakh by the state government for those employees working on hazardous jobs like lineman, assistant lineman, fireman, sewer-man, fire driver and others in any of the government department, board, corporation and urban local bodies. In addition, the benefit of this scheme would also be given to all registered sewer men.

The Chief Minister said that on November 20, 2017, the state government had provided all Haryana government employees the cashless treatment facility for six types of ailments. Now the facility has been extended to all diseases and its treatment expenses would be cashless. He said that now the students studying in ITIs, polytechnics, colleges and universities need not make rounds of government offices for making driving license. All desiring students would get learning license for driving from the Principals of their respective institutions and driving tests for permanent driving license would also be taken in their respective institutions and the certificate of passing the driving test would also be issued in their respective institutions.

The Chief Minister said that under Saksham Yuva Scheme initiated on November 1, 2016, post graduate unemployed youth are given 100 hours work every month. On November 1, 2017, this scheme was also implemented for the youth of B.Sc., B.Com and B.A Maths. At present, 30,668 post graduates and 22,124 graduates are registered under this scheme. Now, on November 1, 2018, this scheme has been extended to graduates of all streams. The Chief Minister urged the graduate unemployed youth to get themselves registered under the scheme at the earliest.

The Chief Minister said that in the last four years of the present government, 2,279 kms long new roads have been constructed and approval has been given for the construction of 1505 kms new roads. On which work is in progress.

He said that roads of 3/4 karam in rural areas would be made concrete. In this current financial year, 25 kms roads in every Vidhan Sabha constituency would be made concrete. He also announced that in future, Irrigation Department would construct all water courses at 40 feet per acre instead of 24 feet per acre. While congratulating the people for the completion of KMP expressway, he said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi would inaugurate the expressway on November 10, 2018. The Chief Minister also announced 36 development projects of Rs 78 crore for the villagers of Panipat.

The Chief Minister also inaugurated the new block of 200-bed of District Hospital, Panipat. On the occasion, he also inaugurated 30 MLD Sewerage Treatment Plant near village Bhainswal and laid the foundation stone of Government Veterinary Polyclinic in village Hartari and laid foundation stone of improvement of road from Samalkha to Israna and from Samalkha to Sanoli road.

The Chief Minister also approved the 36 demands made by the MLA Panipat, Mr Mahipal Dhanda.

The demands included three tubewells in every ward of Panipat Municipal Corporation, four laning of road from Gohana to Assandh, Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) till NFL, construction of RCC paved roads from drain number 1 to Sunauli road, construction of road from over Child Development School Model Town to Jattal road and over Jattal road-Gohana road, multipurpose hall in place of old community center in Sector 12 and two big and four small vacuum cleaner machines.

Apart from this, the Chief Minister made separate announcements for the construction of RCC drain at the cost of Rs 10 crore for the drainage of dirty water and Rs 15 crore for other works. The Chief Minister said that for the Israna assembly constituency, 29 announcements of Rs 39 crore have been made for the year 2018. Apart from this, for the other works alike Panipat, Israna assembly constituency would also be given Rs 15 crore separately.

The Chief Minister said that a lot of works could have been done in 48 years in the state. Every government has done work be it less or more, but there are some works which have only been done by the present government. Those works could have been carried out earlier also, but either they had no intention or they remain engrossed in corruption.

He said that we have brought changes in the system which is benefitting the people of the state. Through Antyodaya center, Atal Seva Kendras and Gram Sachivalayas, the people are getting the benefit of 400 schemes of different departments online, under one roof. He said that the CM window had been started so that the problems of people reached the government fast and smoothly, in which, so far 4.70 lakh grievances have been redressed. He said that an amount of Rs 700 crores have been given for the construction of sheds, four walls, water and roads in crematoriums in every village of the state. This work would be completed in the next six months.

He said that a pond authority has been set up to raise the water level in the state, increase the water availability and for rejuvenation of ponds. The chief minister said that 6,500 announcements were made during the 10 years tenure of the Congress government, whereas 6,800 announcements were made during our four-year tenure. While there is still one year remaining and this year the pace of development would continue. He clarified that in the fifth year, only those announcements will be made which can be completed in one year.

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