IEP Chandigarh, April 6
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Dushyant Chautala remembering Chaudhary Devi Lal on his birth anniversary, said that we should all draw inspiration from the life of Chaudhary Devi Lal Ji who selflessly dedicated his life for the upliftment of society. He added that Ch. Devi Lal fought for the rights of villages and rural people. The Deputy Chief Minister said this while addressing a public meeting organized at Gangatehri in Karnal district on Thursday. Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Dushyant Chautala said that the present government has done many works for rural development. These include community centres, sports stadiums, gymnasiums, state-of-the-art libraries, paving of streets and drains, beautification of ponds, construction of roads and expansion of roads, as well as construction of sheds inside the cremation grounds and proper arrangement of portable water etc. He said that the construction work of roads is being done in the Assandh area, in which the road from Assandh to Kheri Sarf Ali has been approved for four-laning at a cost of about Rs. 34 crores and the road from Assandh to Chochra at a cost of about Rs. 50 crores. He added that work will be completed in the next 6 months. The Deputy Chief Minister said that an e-Kshatipurti portal has been set up to compensate farmers for crop losses due to unseasonal rains recently. Rs. 9,000 per acre for 25 per cent crop damage, Rs. 12,000 for 50 per cent crop damage and Rs. 15,000 for 75 per cent crop damage will be deposited directly into the farmers’ accounts. He said that within 48 hours of weighing the crops of the farmers, the money will be deposited in their accounts. He further said that with a new change in the system, farmers can now directly get their copy of fard online. He added that the government has prepared the new software of Jamabandi for the convenience of farmers so that they do not require to visit government officers and Patwari to get the fard. He said that 50 percent reservation has been given to women in Panchayati Raj Institutions, which is a historic step and has empowered women. He said that in order to increase the income of the panchayats, two percent money of the electricity bill will be given in the account of the panchayat. Along with this, one percent money will be sent to the Gram Panchayat’s account on getting the registry done in the village.
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