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Jamshedpur (By our Correspondent): Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that he has prayed to Goddess Durga to fulfill the wishes of every resident of the state and remove the darkness of illiteracy from Jharkhand.
Addressing the people after the inauguration of the sewing training center being run by the State Khadi and Gram Udyog Board in Birsanagar Zone 2 he said that inauguration of the center was an example to show how much serious the state government was over women empowerment. He said that without Nari Shakti the entire family would be jeopardized and it is tough to imagine a family system without women. Mr. Das said that in the country women are worshipped and the launch of the center is one step further in the empowerment of the women of the area. The Chief Minister said that it was the thought of Mahatma Gandhi that India should become self-reliant and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working on the path described by him and make India as per the dreams of Babu.
He said that he had urged the people to use Khadi in large number so that the use of Khadi increases and also jobs are created for the people involved in the sector. He asked the people to put up curtains of Khadi in their homes as more the use of Khadi is intensified that more it would lead to the progress of the people involved in the sector. He said that Prime Minister had given a call to the people on October 2, 2014 to pay as respects on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary in 2019 a clean India and in this Jharkhand has take initiative to become Clean in 2018.
He said that while in Jharkhand in 2014 the percentage of toilets was 18 pc the same has increased to 99 percent and said that said that on November 15 when the state would celebrate its foundation day the state would be declared completely ODF. The Chief Minister said that the women have played an important role to make Jharkhand ODF. He said that Sahiyas, Jal Sahiyas and
Woman Masons have played their role to make the state ODF. He said that the women of the state are very hard working and the government was working to make them the strength of the state and the nation and said that after Independence it was for the
first time that the External Affairs and Defence Ministry was being handled by the women.
He said that through JSLPS 17 lakh women have been provided with bank linkages to make them stand on their feet. Mr Das said that consumption of liquor was a bane for the society and said that there was a need to create awareness among the people regarding the ill effects of consumption of liquor and said that it was due to the affection of the people of Birsa Nagar that he has become the ‘Mukhya Sevak’ of the state and they can now proudly claim that Vikas Ki Ganga was flowing across the state. He said that there were tremendous opportunities for investment in the state and due to its textile policy investors are being drawn to the state and even investors from Bangladesh are coming to the state as there were huge demands of clothes being manufactured here in Europe.
He said that keeping in mind the huge potential in honey cultivation the government is also exploring the option of tying with Patanjali for this. He said that it was difficult to imagine development without power and said that in the next one year in all the homes there will be power 24x7 and said that in seven lakh homes this December only power would reach. He said that after taking over as the Chief Minister he started work on the construction of 80 grids and 257 sub stations.
Mr. Das said that Ayushman Bharat was the largest health care scheme in the world where people are being provided health insurance of Rs 5 lakh and by just showing their ration card the people can take the advantage of the scheme. On the occasion, the Chief Minister also distributed free of cost LPG connections and stove among women under the Ujjwala Yojana.