Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Kisan Kalyan Yojna : Dehrdaun . Chief Minister of the State, Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the Khirsu Sharadotsav 2018 organized by Khirsu Sharadotsav and Vikas Samiti in Khirsu, Pauri on Monday. Chief Minister congratulated the people on the occasion and extended greetings for Basant Panchami. In the inaugural function, while addressing the public the Chief Minister said that 10 people have been caught red handed and 14 have been sent to jail after State Government had initiated the actions to curb the corruption and ensuring neutral enquiry in construction works in the State
Chief Minister apprised that the Government of India has released Rs. 12 thousand crores for all weather road and Rs. 16 thousand crores for construction of railway line. By which these construction works will be expedited. He said that the State Government will also get assistance of 13 thousand crore for border roads. In the next six months, air services will also be started in Almora, Pithoragarh, Pauri and Lansdowne. Apart from this, special train Maa Ganga Express from Delhi to Haridwar and Delhi to Ramnagar for Carbet National Park visit will also be started.
Chief Minister Shri Trivendra said that doctors will be sent to all the hospitals in next two months to strengthen medical facilities in the state as recruitment process is going on. He said that 26 hospitals of the state have also been connected with tele-radiology and telemedicine services which started from Pauri. Along with the recruitment of 9 hundred nurses, all centers will be equipped with health services.
Chief Minister added that drinking water will be provided to the Khirsu area after completion of the second phase of Dhikwal village pumping drinking water scheme within the next 3-4 months. Cooperative bank in Chobatta will be opened for extending banking facilities. Suggestions will be sought from experts for developing Khirsu as a tourist city. He also said that the up-gradation of education through computer projector device developed by the Mumbai IIT shall be started from the Model Inter College Khirsu.
Chief Minister said that unemployed youths will be promoted towards self-employment though skill training in 15 centers for preparing readymade garments. Chief Minister said that the production of tarpin and biodiesel from Pirul will benefit the rural economy.
3 hundred beneficiaries were selected under the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Kisan Kalyan Yojna by the Government. Chief Minister Shri Trivendra distributed the cheques to 7 women today. He said that while providing the agricultural loans under the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Kisan Kalyan Yojna women should be given special attention. He said that women are the backbone of economy of hills in Uttarakhand. Expressing concern over the migration, he said that people have left their ancestral houses. Such houses might be used for mushroom cultivation for strengthening the economy.