Shimla/ May 4
The State Government was sincerely working towards decentralization of powers so that works on various schemes launched by the State Government could be completed in a time bound manner. This was stated by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal while addressing the people after dedicating the Sub Divisional Office (Civil) at Sangrah in Sirmaur district on Friday.
Chief Minister said that State Government had launched various schemes for the welfare of all sections of the Society and by decentralizing the powers efforts had been made to benefit the targeted sections of the society through various developmental schemes. He said that participation of women had been ensured in the development of the State by involving them in the process of development.
Dhumal said that State Government had decided to increase the Samman Rishi of Nambardars besides bringing small traders under insurance cover scheme of Rs. one lakh. He said that there were 50,000 small traders who would get benefit of this scheme. He called upon people to come forward in curbing the female foeticide so that sex ratio could be improved. He said that under Beti Hai Anmol Yojna Rs. 10,000 was being deposited in banks in the name of the girl child.
Chief Minister said that the State Government was ensuring overall development rising above the political considerations. He said that free ambulance service was being provided to the people under Atal Swasthya Yojna and the facility of free institutional delivery of women was being done in all the government health institutions of the State.
Dhumal facilitating the people of the area for fulfilment of their long pending demand of SDM office said that all basic facilities would now be available to them at their door steps which would save their time as well as money.
Earlier, MLA Hirdaya Ram Chauhan welcomed the Chief Minister and thanked him for dedicating SDM office to the people of the area.