6.23 lakh homeless families got shelter under PM's housing scheme in Chattisgarh
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 21-May-2017

Raipur, May 21: There are 11 lakh homeless families in Chattisgarh as per survey out of which 6.23 lakh families had been sanctioned Prime Minister Houses informed Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh while reviewing the development works of Raipur and Balodabazar-Batapara at a joint meeting on the ultimate day of Lok Suraj Mission -2017.

The Chief Minister said survey should be conducted in the slums and houses should be allotted as per the population. Also singh directs the officials to provide kerosene to the card holders till domestic gas connection is not provided under the Prime Minister 'Ujjwala' project.

He appreciated the 'Transparent RTI.' Model implemented regarding the Right To Education in the district and called upon the other district officials to emulate the model so that children belonging to the deprived sections of the society can take advantage of the facilities.

Singh revealed that thousands of ration cards had been allocated during the 'Lok Suraj' campaign and new names had also been added. He said that ration material should be distributed to the new beneficiaries from next month.

Singh while reviewing the National Health Insurance and Chief Minister Health Insurance Project said that Chhattisgarh State Government would be increasing the Health Insurance money to Rs 50 thousand from the month of July.

Similarly, senior citizens would be given additional medical assistance of Rs 30 thousand under the National Health Insurance Scheme. Special camps will be conducted  from July to add the names of missing persons in the Smart Card list. Chief Minister instructed the officials to provide Caste Certificates to the students so that they do not suffer for any benefits.

Dr. Raman Singh said that Raipur is fast developing into a Smart City and Smart Capital. Steps should be taken to keep the capital clean and green. He instructed the officials to prepare an Integrated Action Plan to tackle drinking water supply system and to treat the drainage water in the capital. He sanctioned Composite Building at the Collectorate and a large Conference Hall.