IEP Chandigarh, December 31
Haryana Chief Minister has extended best wishes to the state and the countrymen on the eve of New Year 2023.
He wished that may this year bring happiness and prosperity for all and wished everyone to stay hale and hearty. He also called upon the people of the state and countrymen to keep giving their important contributions to the progress of the state and the country.
The Chief Minister said that the Haryana government has succeeded in its efforts to bring good governance in the state and these efforts would continue in the future as well.
Today Haryana is recognized among the developed states of the country and the reason for this is the immense hard work of every Haryanvi along with the successful implementation of the welfare policies of the government at the grass root level. Following the mantra of Haryana Ek-Haryanvi Ek, we have ensured holistic development of the state, as a result of which today every section of the society is feeling connected with our policies, added Sh. Manohar Lal.
He said that while following the Antyodaya philosophy as taught by Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, the State Government had taken a resolution to celebrate the year 2022 as Antyodaya Utthan Varsh to bring all those sections of society, who were left, into the mainstream.
He said that emphasis has also been given to promoting 5S — Shiksha, Swasthaya, Suraksha, Swabhiman and Swavlamban to ensure the holistic development of Haryana.
The Year 2023 will be Antyodaya Arogya Year
The Chief Minister said that taking forward the journey of the State Government’s efforts made for the upliftment of Antyodaya, it has decided to celebrate the year 2023 as Antyodaya Arogya Varsh.
‘Health for all’ is our resolve. We are ensuring that no one, because of financial constraints, should face any difficulty in getting timely treatment. To achieve this target Nirogi Haryana Yojana has been launched. Under the first phase, the health checkups of Antyodaya families will be done, shared the Chief Minister.
2023 will be celebrated as Millets Year
Sh. Manohar Lal said that the year 2023 is going to be very significant from the perspective desired by Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi, the year be celebrated as the International Millet Year.
The Haryana government will also make every possible effort to promote the use of millet in the state following the call made by the Prime Minister, added the Chief Minister.
He said that while the use of coarse grains will be encouraged, farmers will be encouraged for its cultivation as well so that their income also increases.
The Chief Minister said that coarse grains are known for their nourishing and disease fighting abilities. These grains are full of fiber, minerals, and protein. That’s why coarse grains must be included in the food and in this way it will also work as ‘Diet is Medicine’.