Immense potential for tourism in Jashpur district: Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Jashpur's scenic beauty and pleasant weather favourable for tourism
Chief Minister participates in Youth Festival 2023 organized at village Mayali
The Chief Minister handed over development works worth Rs 230.70 crore to Jashpur district
Various developmental works are being done in the field of health, education, tourism, employment
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel today participated in the Youth Festival program 2023 organized at village Mayali of Kunkuri development block of Jashpur district. Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that Jashpur is very well known for its scenic beauty. The weather here is very pleasant and the Mayali festival here adds to the charm of the region. Moreover,tourism is being promoted in view of the immense tourism potential in Jashpur district. Now people from all over the country and abroad are also getting attracted to witness Jashpur's natural beauty.
On this occasion, the Chief Minister gifted several development works worth Rs 230 crore 70 lakh to the residents of the district. Chief Minister Mr. Baghel laid the foundation stone of 45 works worth Rs 176.74 crore and inaugurated 45 developmental works worth Rs 53.96 crore. He also distributed leases, checks and assistive materials to the beneficiaries under beneficiary oriented schemes.
Assembly Speaker Dr. Charandas Mahant, Home and Public Works Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, Public Health Minister Mr. T.S. Singhdeo, School Education Minister Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam, Parliamentary Secretary and Kunkuri MLA Mr. UD Minj, Jashpur MLA Mr. Vinay Bhagat, Raigarh MLA Mr. Prakash Nayak were also present on this ocassion.
The Chief Minister further said that information about the schemes of the Chhattisgarh government is also being given through stalls at the festival site. We are definitely moving in a new direction of holistic development. Paddy is being procured on loan waiver and support price to make the farmers financially self-reliant. He also said that common people and farmers are being benefited by the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, Godhan Nyay Yojana, Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Bhoomihin Krishi Mazdoor Nyay Yojana and purchase and value addition of minor forest produce. Efficient work is also being done in the field of employment generation. He also informed that 107 lakh 53 thousand metric tonnes of paddy has been procured this year and an amount of 22 thousand crores has been paid directly into the account of the farmers. Under the Godhan Nyaya Yojana, more than 100 lakh quintals of cow dung has been purchased and an amount of more than Rs 200 crore has been given to the vendors.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that along with increasing the income of laborers and providing employment, constant work is also being done in the field of education, health and road construction. Swami Atmanand Government Excellent English Medium School is improving the future of all the children by providing them good education..
Mr. Baghel said that old sports traditions are also being revived and promoted in Chhattisgarh. Earlier women used to play gaedi, fugdi and other games in their maternal homes, now in Chhattisgarhia Olympics, they have displayed their talent in traditional games as well because of which traditional Chhattisgarhian sports are being promoted. He said that our government has also declared holidays on Hareli, Teeja, Pora and Tribal Day. Along with this, the National Tribal Dance Festival is being celebrated to promote the folk culture, tradition and folk dances of Chhattisgarh. Now people have started knowing the cultural traditions of Chhattisgarh even in the country and abroad.
Addressing the program, Kunkuri MLA Mr. UD Minj said that the Chhattisgarh government is doing various developmental works for the benefit of all sections of the village, be it the poor farmers, laborers and women. He also informed the Chief Minister in detail about the development work being done in the tourism sector in Jashpur district.