CM Chouhan lays foundation stone of Suwasra-Shamgarh Micro Irrigation Project worth Rs. 1662.47 crore
Thursday - September 13, 2018 1:22 am , Category : MADHYA PRADESH
Distribution of Rs. 243.58 crore Bhavantar Rashi in Suwasra
Bhopal: The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan transferred Bhavantar Rashi of Rs. 243.58 crore of onion and garlic in the bank accounts of 61 thousand 478 farmers of Mandsaur, Neemuch and Ratlam district under the Bhavantar Yojana through laptop. The amount has been deposited in the banks accounts during the Farmers Grand Convention and dedication/foundation stone laying programme under the Krishak Samriddhi Yojana held at Suwasra of Mandsaur district today. Besides this, he also laid foundation stone of Suwasra-Shamgarh Micro Irrigation Project costing Rs. 1662 crore. Moreover, he also made announcement for upgradation of Sitamau Degree College into PG College and for installation of life size statue of Maharana Pratap at Suwasra.
CM Chouhan said that water will be supplied to the farmers’ agriculture fields through pipeline and a total of 80 thousand hectare land of 260 villages will be benefitted under the Suwasra-Shamgarh Irrigation Project. Apart from this about 45 million cubic meter pure water will be made available for 820 villages. This unique project has been brought to India after Israel and Netherland.
Moreover, Chouhan mentioned that the amount has been transferred in the bank accounts of farmers of Mandsaur, Ratlam and Neemuch district today. Amount in the farmers’ bank accounts of the remaining districts will be deposited on September 22. He further stated that Madhya Pradesh Government will give suitable support price to the farmers for soybean, wheat, paddy and all other crops. Chouhan said that soybean will not be allowed to sell less than the price of Rs. 3400 per quintal in Madhya Pradesh. Wheat will not be sold less than Rs. 2 thousand per quintal and suitable support price for paddy will be given to the farmers too.
Furthermore, Chouhan mentioned that farmers holding 2.5 acre land were eligible earlier under the Sambal Yojana, but now farmers holding up to 5 acre land have been made eligible by the government under the scheme. He stated that irrigation facility on 40 lakh hectare area has been provided in the last few years. This facility will be provided on 41 lakh hectare area in the coming time.
The Chief Minister Chouhan performed bhoomi poojan of 14 development works to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 25 crore 76 lakh 89 thousand for Mandsaur Assembly constituency, 7 works worth Rs. 16 crore 55 lakh 80 thousand for Garoth Assembly constituency and 11 development works costing Rs. 18 crore 74 lakh 76 thousand for Suwasra Assembly constituency. He also laid foundation stone of railway over bridge to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 30 crore 46 lakh at Sanjeet Railway crossing, culvert worth Rs. 12 crore 30 lakh parallel to big culvert near Muktidham on Shivna river along with the bridge to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 20 crore 19 lakh at the gate no. 141 of Pipaliya mandi.
The Member of Parliament Sudhir Gupta, President of Jila Panchayat Smt. Priyanka Goswami and Banshilal Gurjar, MLAs Yashpal Singh Sisodiya, Jagdis Dewda, Chandersingh Sisodiya, Hardeep Singh Dag, Kailash Chawla, Omprakash Saklecha, Dilip Singh Parihar, Chairman of the District Cooperative Bank Madanlal Rathore, Devilal Dhakad and Radheshyam Patidar were present on the occasion.-Window To News
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