Chief Minister Addresses a “Women Mega Convention” at Halol

Published By : Admin | January 17, 2009 | 12:50 IST

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Addressing a mega-convention of women at Halol, Chief Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi announced “Bal-Sakha” scheme, especially aimed to save the lives of newly born babies. In the wake of successful implementation of the Chiranjeev Yojana, it has roped in many gynecologists to ensure safe motherhood, and also effectively promoting institutional deliveries. It is the devotion of many expert doctors; the Chiranjeev scheme has remained instrumental to devote them for the social cause. The Bal-Sakha scheme would forge constructive partnership with the expert pediatricians to take care of the newly borned baby at the time birth.

The Pnachmahal district is celebrating State level republic day, Chief Minister dedicated “ Nand-Ghar” –Aanganwadi Bhavan at Kalol today. He laid foundation stone of the Halol-Godhara- Shamlaji four-lane highway, which is to be built under PPP-Model; it is designated to offer premium of Rs. 1771/ crores to the State Government. When Gujarat Government announced an ambitious Vanbandhu package in the assembly, handful of people had made hue and cry. The tribals have shown the door to such elements, by joining the journey of development.

Under the Vanbandhu welfare scheme, the dream of a Nursing College for Dahod is being realised today. Godhara would have a Government Engineering College. An Agri-Polytechnic is imparting scientific knowledge for the tribal farmers. The Eklavya Residential School offers excellent educational facilities to the tribal students .The entire eastern-belt is going to be benefited under the Eklavya residential school scheme. The Vanbandhu package ensures water, roads, electricity, dwelling units, and basic infrastructure facilities in the tribal area, aimed to ameliorate living conditions of the tribal people and farmers.

He expressed his confidence that the dehydration plant would realise the dreams of BPL tribal farmers .State Government organizes national festival celebrations at district level. The kitty of development works for the entire district marks moods of festivity. He appreciated valuable cooperation from the Pnachmahal Dairy.

Tribal Development Minister Shri Mangubhai Patel said,” Gujarat has declared an ambitious Vanbandhu-package of Rs. 15000 Crores, to provide electricity, water, healthcare facilities, education, roads, and basic amenities to as many as 75 Lakh tribals. There is significant improvement in the education level in the tribals; previously it was 29%, which has improved up to 54%. The total agriculture production in the state has taken a quantum jump; it was Rs.9000 crores, which has touched the 48000 crores mark, which is really a record. Gujarat has taken concrete steps to expand the forest cover. Only Dahod produced 1 Lakh tons of ginger. “

Women and Child Welfare Minister Smt Anandiben Patel appealed the Aanganwadi workers to realise the vision of Nirogibal, under the leadership of the Chief Minister, State has undertaken a drive to upgrade the Anganvadies. The Child and women welfare schemes implemented by the state, Union Government has also accepted the same vision and implemented them all across the country. The Roads and Building Department has outlay of Rs. 2000 Crores, the Pnachmahal district is to be benefited under various projects to the tune of Rs. 170 Crores, includes the new Mamlatdar office buildings -Rs. 10 Crores -at Halol- Kalol, Engineering College at Godhara –Rs 38 Crores. Minister of State Dr Mayaben Kodanani also addressed the gathering. She highlighted the positive outcomes of save the girl child campaigns. The total out lay for all the development works in the Pnachmahal comes to Rs 1400 Crores, added the Minister.

Chief Minister released a book on Child Healthcare. For the first time, he handed over the Special Uniforms to the women Aanganwadi workers.

The mega-convention was organised under the guidance of the Minister In charge of the district Shri Amitbhai Shah, MLAs Shri Jaydrathsinhji, Shri Arvindsinh, Former M.P. Shri Ramsinhbhai Rathva, Former MLA Shri Kalubhai Maliwad. Chairman of State Women Cell Jayshriben Patel, eminent leaders, top officials were among the others who attended the function.

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