Rajkot, August 29: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday distributed tables ‘NAMO E-Tab’ to 15,000 students of the first year of Saurashtra University at a nominal rate of Rs 1,000 of which market price is Rs 7,000 to. Also in another function, CM Rupani distributed gas kit to 10,236 beneficiaries.
Besides distributing tablets, the CM also inaugurated the new building of Department of nano science of Saurashtra University, a rooftop solar power plant and mess of girls and boys hostel also. Speaking on this occasion, CM Rupani said that the state government understands the problems faced by poor people and fully committed to provide each and every support to them. Both central as well as state governments are concerned about the upliftment of the poor and have launched various schemes for them.
CM Rupani also slammed opposition and said that in past 70 years, no such concrete step was taken by the Congress for the upliftment of the poor. “The state government launched ‘Annapurna’ scheme under which poor people engaged in labour work can get a meal by paying Rs 10,” CM added.
CM Rupani also said that the state government has covered around 42 lakh families under ‘Amrutam Vatsalya Yojna’ under which the beneficiaries can get medical treatment at affordable price. The CM also said that the “Jan Aushadhi Kendra network has been expanded to provide expensive medicines at cheaper rate to the people.”
Earlier, on the 12th August, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani launched a scheme under which at least 3.5 lakh college students will get tablets at a subsidized rate of Rs 1,000. Under this scheme, the first year college students in the state will get 7-inch 'NAMO E-Tab' tablets, which have a market value of Rs 8,000 each, by just paying Rs 1,000.