Vivekanand youth convention
Chief Minister addresses Sorath SakhimandalAddressing a youth convention and Sorath Sakhimandal sammelan Chief Minister Narendra Modi highlighted state’s efforts for the empowerment of youths and women. He reiterated his resolve to provide more opportunities to youths and women as a part of 150th birth anniversary celebration of Swami Vivekananda.
He announced that State government will form ‘Vivekananda Yuva Kendra’ and all the 18,000 villages, 225 talukas, 159 municipalities, wards of eight mega-cities and 26 districts. State will provide sports kit to all the centres and give them opportunity to prove their caliber in the field of sports.
On the occasion, Chief Minister handed over bank cash credit for employment to the women of sakhimandal, certificates to the youths who successfully completed training under empower project and sports kits to the youths.
Chief Minister mentioned that about two lakh youths have enrolled for training under empower project. He said that state government desires to provide various skills to the lakhs of youths through ITIs.
He wondered why the governor of Gujarat, who is a woman, does not give approval to the bill giving 50% representation to women in local bodies.
He announced that state government will undertake growing sea-weed through sakhimandal with a view to economic empowerment of poor women living by the seacoast.
Chief Minister laid foundation stone of a medical college complex managed by Gujarat Medical Education Research Society. He also expressed resolve to start 1500 bed hospital.
Chief Minister also flagged off a grand rally of 10,000 girls demonstrating the development of Saurashtra region. He also threw open district revenue seva sadan and a building of district police.
In different programmes Chief Minister was accompanied by Vajubhai Vala, Minister Dilip Sanghani, Minister of State Kanubhai Bhalala, Parliamentary Secretary L T Rajani, MLAs Mahendra Mashru, Vandanaben Makwana, Rambhai Sureja, Bhagwanbhai Kargathiya, district panchayat president Deviben Bariya, former mayor jyotiben vaghani, BJP yuva leader Pradipsinh Vaghela, Secretary in-charge Vipul Mitra, Principal Secretary for Health Rajesh Kishor, District collector, BJP office bearers and officials in large number were present on the occasion.