My govt set new standards to work towards development of Chhattisgarh says

first_imgNew Delhi: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has decided to make ‘nawa Chhattisgarh’ with new standards of development. Baghel on Sunday said questions will be raised about the government’s way of working when a large population in state was malnourished, uneducated and homeless despite the state being rich in minerals and natural resources.Baghel was speaking at a function organised at India International Centre on “Changing Chhattisgarh under new leadership”.The CM said standard that “increases per capita income on one hand and poverty on the other cannot be accepted”. “When my government came into power, new standards were set with a clear vision of working towards the development of the state,” he said. Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM’The CM added that his government’s priority include Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, farmers, villagers, women, small businessmen, youths and new generation, who will “take over the country and the state in future”. Questioning the previous government, the CM said Chhattisgarh leads the country in production of steel, cement, tin and aluminum and yet 37.60 per cent children under the age of five in the state are malnourished and 41.50 per cent women in the age group of 15-49 years are suffering from anaemia. Also Read – Farooq demands unconditional release of all detainees in J&KHe said the reason behind the debacle of the previous government was people’s anger on their situation for the last 15 years. He said in a span of just seven months, his government has created an environment of trust among the people of Chhattisgarh, adding that his government has taken concrete steps towards lowering poverty and uplifting people’s standard of living. Former Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran was among the dignitaries present at the function.last_img

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