Jamshedpur (By our correspondent): Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that it was his personal commitment to remove the poverty, unemployment, and sufferings of the people of the state as a poor worker has been made the ‘Mukhya Sevak’ of the state.
Addressing the press here he said that with the power of the 3.25 crore people of the state all these targets would be achieved. He said that solution of all the problems lays in quick development. Mr. Das said that government has given land for the Manipal Medical College and by removing all the hurdles, the children would be able to study MBBS in the college from 2019. He said that in the days to come Jharkhand would be developed as a medical hub as there were tremendous opportunities for employment in the sector.
He said that there was a need for ward-boys, housekeeping staff and nursing staff for which skill development of the youth of the state was being done and with the opening of five new medical colleges in Dumka, Palamu, Hazaribagh, Koderma and Chaibasa the seats in medical colleges would increase to 1200. The Chief Minister said that there should be separate cadres for urban and local bodies for which the process of hiring was on. He said that Secretary of the urban development department has been instructed to train the cleanliness workers so that they can become semi-skilled workers after which their income payment will increase by Rs 450 per
month and they would be also eligible to avail the benefits of the various schemes being run by the worker welfare board which
will help to bring prosperity in their lives and also in the lives of their family members.
Mr. Das said that soon foundation would be laid to set up a 500 bed hospital in MGM College Hospital and foundation for women college will also be laid near the Surya Mandir. He said that Jharkhand was a young state and the youth have the potential to make a name for themselves in all professional fields as the government was also working for the training of the manpower. He said that starting from the beginning of next year till 2020 in Jharkhand 28 lakh farmers will be given smartphones free of cost so that they can take benefit of E-naam.