The Chhattisgarh Panchayat-Urban cadre of teachers will be merged-regularized soon. The Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes’ (Anti-Atrocities) Act and Reservations will also continue. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh gave this momentous and historic gift at a State-wide VikaasYatra at North Chhattisgarh Ambikapur to Panchayat-Urban Cadre of Teachers . Rajya Sabha MP Mr. Amit Shah announced Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes’ Act (Anti-Atrocities Act) and Reservation for depressed sections of the society will continue. Mr. Amit Shah and Dr. Raman Singh participated in a road-show also.
Mr. Shah who was the chief guest gave a detailed presentation of the Central Government policies and programmes. He also appreciated the implementation of various social-welfare schemes in the State. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said the decision of ‘Merger’ of Panchayat-Urban cadre of teachers will soon be put in a meeting of State Cabinet. Mr. Amit Shah and Dr. Raman Singh jointly felicitated the State’s First climber of Mount Everest-a resident of Ambikapur- Mr.Rahul Gupta.
Dr. Raman Singh while addressing a massive public meeting at Government P. G. College maidan dedicated, laid foundation stones and performed ‘bhoomipujan’ of 58 developmental works worth Rs 165 crore 26 lakh. This included the dedication of 17 developmental works worth Rs 37 crore 73 lakh . He performed the ‘bhoomipujan’ of 41 developmental works worth Rs 91 crore 82 lakh. The works include electric sub-station, roads, bridges, transit hostel, water procurement project.
Mr. Shah and Dr. Raman Singh distributed relief materials to about 35 thousand and 290 beneficiaries of various social-welfare schemes of the State Government. Dr. Raman Singh also transferred Online paddy worth Rs 34 crore to about 22 thousand farmers. The development works dedicated are- Swachhta Chetana park built at a cost of Rs 25 lakh, bridge constructed at a cost of Rs 2 crore 11 lakh from Jogi dam-Kerakachar near village panchayat Rampur , electric sub-station built at a cost of Rs 2 crore 90 lakh and industrial Zone on Banaras-Saandbar Road .The dedicated works also include-widening of Dharima-Badedmali-Lakhanpur road to be laid at a cost of Rs 19 crore 31 lakh, Lakhanpur-Puhaputra- Chandnayee river road to be laid at a cost of Rs 2crore 12 lakh, Superintendent and Guards houses built at a cost of Rs 33 lakh on the campus Government Polytechnic College Ambikapur, eight additional classrooms built at a cost of Rs One crore 40 lakh at P.G.College Ambikapur, I.T.I. Building at Lakhanpur district Surguja built at a cost of Rs 2 crore 41 lakh and a bridge on river Gagaar from Somardih-Sakhouli built at a cost of Rs 2 crore 41 lakh.
Many projects worth crores were also in the pipeline. Union Minister of State for Steel Mr. Vishnudev Sahay, Assembly Speaker Mr. Gowrishankar Agrawal, National Scheduled Tribes’ Commission Chairman Mr. Nandkumar Sahay, State Home Minister Mr. Ramsevak Paikra, Health Minister Mr. Ajay Chandrakar, Public Works Minister Mr. Rajesh Munat, Agriculture minister Mr. Brijmohan Agrawal, Urban Administration Minister Mr. Amar Agrawal, School Education Minister Mr. Kedar Kashyap, Food Minister Mr. Punnulal Mohale, Labour Minister Mr. Bhayyalal Rajwade, Forest Minister Mr. Mahesh Gaagda, Toursim Minister Mr. Dayaldas Baghel, MP Ms. Saroj Pande, former Speaker of Assembly Mr. Dharamlal Kaushik, MPs Mr. Ramvichar Netam, Mr. Kamalbhan Singh, Parliamentary Secretary Mrs. Champadevi Patle and several prominent personalities were also present.