Chief Minister, Raghubar Das on the launch of world’s largest health scheme ‘Ayushman Bharat’ welcomed
Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, other dignateries and people of Jharkhand and said
that it is matter of pride for all of us that Ayushman Bharat scheme is being launched from Jharkhand.
I thank Hon’ble Prime Minister for this honour.
Our Prime Minister, inspired by the views of Swami Vivekanand, relies on youth.
In the last four years, millions of youth have got jobs.
In his leadership, Jharkhand has provided employment and self employment
opportunities to 32 lakh women and youth in the last three and a half years.
Jharkhand government gave government jobs to about one lakh youth, in which 95 percent jobs were given to local youth only.
16 lakh women have been provided self employment through 1 lakh Sakhi Mandal and 14 lakh people have been given self employment opportunities through Mudra Scheme.
90 thousand youths have been given skill training and employment in private sector.
Through Momentum Jharkhand, about 50 thousand people got direct and 1.5 lakh people got indirect employment.
For the first time, Modi Government took a historic decision and made the minimum support price one and half times.
Chief minister congratulater prime minister on behalf of jharkhand
The Chief Minister congratulated the prime minister on behalf of the farmers of Jharkhand for this.
The Chief Minister said that with the inspiration of the Prime Minister, a group of 26 farmers of Jharkhand had been sent to Israel for learning advance farming technique.
Now these farmers are giving training to other farmers in this state.
Soon we will send the second group of farmers to Israel.
In November our government is going to organize the Global Agro Summit, in this our farmers will get a chance to learn the nuances of agricultural techniques of around the world.
The Chief Minister said we have arranged the registry for only 1 rupee for women on buying land or houses in Jharkhand.
You will be happy to know that more than one lakh women have now become landlords.
The Chief Minister said that the Prime Minister has increased the salary of Anganwadi workers, assistants and sahiyas.
Now the workers will get Rs 5900 instead of Rs 4400, assistants will get
Rs 4200 instead of 3000 and Sahiyas will get 2000 instead of 1000.
These increases will come into effect from October.
For the first time constitutional statutes has been given to Backward Commission.
Chief minister briefed about ongoing projects
The Chief Minister remembered the contribution of respected Atal Bihari Vajpayeeji
and said Prime Minister is committed to make Jharkhand of his dream.
How much he is committed to this work can be understood from this point that in the 115 aspiring districts of the country, 13 districts of Jharkhand is included.
Central Government is giving 33 crores for the development of these districts.
The Chief Minister said skill centers were opened separately to help the tribal youth.
Additional funds are also provided for the development of tribals.
I would like to inform you that the amount of 25 crores has been approved
from the center to build the Lord Birsa Munda museum.
The Chief Minister said that in the last 67 years there were only 3 medical colleges
but now the state government has got 5 new medical colleges.
Out of which, the foundation stone of 2 has been laid. Seats for MBBS has now increased
to 1200 which was 350 in the past.
The Chief Minister said that AIIMS in Deoghar, airport in Dumka, fertilizer factory in Sindri,
power plant in Patratu and the work of construction of Ganga bridge in Sahebganj has started.
The Chief Minister said that Jharkhand was badly affected by Naxalism four years ago
but now it is on the verge to end it. I want to congratulate the Central Force and our soldiers for this.
The Chief Minister said that today India has become the third largest economy after America and China in the leadership of the Prime Minister.
The Chief Minister said to the Prime Minister, that the 3.25 crore people of Jharkhand,
assure you that the country which is changing in your leadership, is changing fast, now it will not stop.
All Jharkhandi have the same goal in your leadership that is all-round development.