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Chief Minister Raghubar Das talked directly to the people of Dhamdhamiya Pahargram in Taljari block, Sahebganj through video conferencing. A young man told the Chief Minister about the problem of drinking water in pahariya tribal majority village. On this, the Chief Minister said that drinking water will be supplied through Solar Energy by making tanks and by doing deep boring. Suresh Malto complained that his village has 90 pahariya families, but 25 of these families are not getting ration under the PTG scheme. Secretary to Chief Minister Shri Sunil Kumar Barnwal, instructed the Director of the DRDA to provide the benefits of the ration to the missing families immediately under Dakiya Scheme.
The Chief Minister told the chairman of Tribal Village Committee, Sunita Malto and secretary Vijay, that they should meet with the people of their village and make development plans; the government will give funds in their account for implementation. He appealed to the villagers to run a campaign for cleanliness awareness during the ensuing 15th to 2th of October in the Swakshta Pakhwada. Shri Das said that only by keeping cleanliness, we can fight against diseases.
The Chief Minister instructed the Principle Chief Forest Conservator of the state to complete the inquiry into the issue of the sale of 1600 acres of forest land in Hazaribagh within three months. Chief Minister ordered the immediate removal of DFO Rajiv Ranjan of Hazaribagh Western Forest Division, accused of illegal transfer of forest land. He also ordered a departmental inquiry in the matter of embezzlement of 22 lakh 41 thousand rupees of MNREGA schemes against the DFO.
The Chief Minister asked the Deputy Commissioners of different districts to immediately complete small public utility works like repair of school buildings etc from the untied fund. Do not wait for departmental funds in such small matter.
Other matters, on which the Chief Minister ordered action:
• In the matter of rape with a college student of Hazaribagh, the Chief Minister directed the Superintendent of Police to take a serious look at the matter and take strict action against the accused.
• A woman from Rajmahal, Sahibganj said that even after four months of kidnapping, police could not recover her daughter. The Chief Minister instructed the IG to conduct a probe into this matter and to conduct raids for safe recovery of the girl.
• During this, the Chief Minister asked the police superintendents of all the districts to send a report on complaints related to female exploitation and action taken on them.
• In the case related to compensation to farmers, the Chief Minister ordered Simdega Deputy Commissioner to distribute the compensation within a week by putting camp. Due to excessive rainfall three years ago, crops of farmers were badly affected in Kersai block of Simdega.
• On the complaint of a student of the homeopathic medical college, Mihijam in Jamtara about accreditation cancellation of the college. The Chief Minister ordered the secretary to resolve this matter by meeting with the respective departments.
• On the complaint of a shabby power pole and wire not changed in Keshargarha village of Deogarh, the Deputy Commissioner was ordered to complete the work within a week.
• Nearly 100 families of Mangru village in Latehar are not getting benefit schemes including PM housing scheme (rural), due to not being added to the list of socio-economic and ethnic census. In this case, the Chief Minister ordered the Deputy Commissioner to make available accommodation to all the families of Primitive tribe under Birsa Awas Yojana in the village.
• Complaints related to severe irregularities in the construction of Small Rural Water Supply Scheme, Anganwadi Center and Health Sub-Centers etc. in Saraikela-Kharshawan district. The Deputy Development Commissioner informed that such cases have been investigated and irregularities have been found in few. On this the Chief Minister ordered to blacklisting such agencies and complete the pending work as soon as possible.
• 46-year-old Harendra Chaudhary died during Sharavani Mela in 2015 because of gas cylinder blast, his family has not been given compensation so far. His son Rahul Kumar Chaudhary pleaded for help from the Chief Minister. On this, the Chief Minister instructed the secretary to give one lakh from the discretionary fund to the affected family.
In the ‘Seedhi Baat’ program of Jansamvad Kendra the Chief Minister reviewed a total of 18 cases of different districts of the state and in most cases instructed the officers of concerned departments and districts to take immediate action.