Team Rajasthan is Working Tirelessly to Eradicate Inequality and Discrimination : CM

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16 Aug, 17 13:32
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Jaipur: Addressing the huge gathering on the 71st state level Independence Day function at Sawai Mansingh Stadium Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje has said Team Rajasthan is working tirelessly to eradicate economic-social inequality and discrimination in the state. She said true independence was when every child got compulsory education, every person had access to free healthcare, every deprived person got justice and youth had employment opportunities.
Smt. Raje extended her greetings to the people of the state on this occasion. She paid her tribute to the freedom fighters and martyrs.The Chief Minister said we were heading towards a new Rajasthan which was prosperous, self-respecting, corruption and casteism free and free from feticide, illiteracy and poverty as well. "We have to make a Rajasthan which is young and modern, a Rajasthan which we envisaged in our vision document presented before the public on 13 December, 2013", she said.
The CM said that Rajasthan was working fast on the path shown to us by Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay. She added that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was guiding a hard-working Team Rajasthan to realise this dream of economic and social freedom. On this occasion of Independence Day, Smt. Raje made several important announcements. She dedicated a new telephone helpline for registration of public grievances and problems with sensitivity and ensure time bound redressal. This innovative Rajasthan Sampark Helpline would be made available by dialling '181' and it would take on complaints regarding road, power, water issuance of documents or certificates etc, she added.The CM further announced a scheme to disburse low-interest loans worth Rs. 200 crore to women associated with cooperative committees. About 3.5 lakh women would be benefitted by this.
Also, special bonus was announced for women milk-producer cooperatives. To promote farmers for storage of their crop produces in cooperative godowns, she announced for a loan scheme with 2 percent interest rate.
Smt. Raje said that the farmers having long overdue loans to the land development banks would be given one-time 50% relaxation on interest amount. Also, the time limit for applying for an agricultural electricity connection on the land owned by a martyer's family was annulled. She also declared to construct 96 warehouses having a storage capacity of 100 metric tonnes for village cooperatives under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana.

The CM also scaled up the implementation of Annapurna Rasoi Yojana, a scheme for supply of cooked food at minimum rates, to all urban localities in the state. She further said that in the third phase of Gramim Gaurav Path Scheme, construction of about 2,000 cement concrete roads or missing links would be started from November 2017 onwards spending Rs 1200 crores. During next financial year another Rs. 1500 crore would be spent under this scheme, she added.

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