State Level Steering Committee meeting for ‘Uttarakhand-2020’ held

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IEP Dehradun

In the presence of Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, two MoUs were signed between the Hans Foundation and Uttarkhand Government at CM residence on Friday. Under the MoU, a bus will be provided by the Hans Foundation for Shishu grah Balika Niketan, Almora. On behalf of the State Government, this MoU was signed by District Probation Officer Mr. Rajiv Nayan and Executive Director of Hans Foundation Mr. G. B. Rao.

Under the second MoU, accommodation will be made available to 8-10 inmates of Nari Niketan, Kedarupuram to bring them to the mainstream. This scheme is being launched as a pilot project. Director of Women Welfare Major Yogendra Yadav and CEO Hans Foundation Lt Gen S.N. Mehta signed MoU in this regard.

Chief Minister said that keeping the inmates with the society will improve their lives very quickly. They will also mentally consider himself a part of this society. He said that this is a very good initiative and it will play an important role for sisters living in Nari Niketan.

Earlier, a meeting of State Level Steering Committee for the ‘Uttarakhand-2020’ was organized at CM residence under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. In the meeting, the minutes of the fourth meeting of the Steering Committee held on January 3, 2018 were tabled and after that the progress report of ‘Uttarakhand-2020’ was presented.

On this occasion, Chief Minister said that under the scheme, the outlets of the finished products of Himadri Hans Handloom should be increased. In particular, its products in Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh and Mussoorie will get a good market. He said that it could also be linked to outlets run by Uttarakhand Emporium and outlets being operated by other institutions.

It was informed in the meeting that work is being done in the field of sanitation under Uttarakhand under which about 5000 individual and 300 public toilets are being constructed, out of which 3700 have been constructed in Haridwar and Dehradun. Under the Modernization of 95 schools, 20 smart classes have been set up in 10 schools. Toilets construction has been started in 37 schools. In order to provide food to the children in government schools, 2 centralized kitchens have been set up and for four 4, site has been identified. ICU has been set up at Pithoragarh and contract has been signed to establish ICU in Pauri. Solar systems have been provided to more than 2200 households in 05 districts of Bageshwar, Pithoragarh, Nainital, Udham Singh Nagar and Haridwar under domestic electrification.

On this occasion, Minister of State for Women Welfare and Child Development Shmt. Rekha Arya, Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh, Additional Chief Secretary Shmt Radha Raturi, Chief Secretary Shmt Radhika Jha, Secretary Health Nitesh Jha and CEO Hans Foundation Lt Gen S.N.Mehta etc. were present.

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