Chouhan announces welfare schemes for agricultural labourers

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Rajgarh, MP, Sep 26 (UNI)Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said a scholarship of Rs 50 per month would be provided to children of agricultural labourers from class I.

Besides, scholarship would be granted to children securing first division.

Mr Chouhan, while addressing people at Sarangpur in Rajgarh district, said a labourer women would be provided wages for 45 days during delivery, while her husband would receive wages for 15 days.

The schemes would be launched on October 12 on the occasion of birth anniversary of former MP late Vijayaraje Scindia.

He said monetary help of Rs 2,000 would be provided on the death of a financially weaker person.

Earlier, Mr Chouhan unveiled a statue of Pandit Deendayal Uppadhyay.

On a complaint by farmer Man Singh, Mr Chouhan suspended State Electricity Board's linesman and directed other officials to conduct an inquiry. .

He directed submitting of record on a complaint regarding complaints of irregularities at fair price shop in Uddankhedi.

Besides, he directed to arrange for treatment of heart ailment of Rajesh and self-employment of Meena.

The Chief Minister provided formal documents of Rs 5,000 under the 'Ladli Lakshmi Yojna' to Kalukheda village-resident Gayatri.

Mr Chouhan said fertiliser worth Rs four crore had been imported for 'kharif' crops. Now, fertilisers worth Rs two crore would be imported for 'rabi' crops.

He said the path of Lord Rama during exile would be traced and developed into pilgrimage.


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