IEP Chandigarh, July 20
Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal, while presiding over the review meeting of Aspirational District Transformation Program at Nuh on Tuesday, has emphasized the government’s focus on the development of Nuh district under the Aspirational District Programme. He said that the state government is working towards providing essential and quality facilities to the citizens of Nuh and ensuring sustained progress in developmental initiatives. As a result, Nuh district is witnessing rapid advancements in its development. He directed to constitute a district-level monitoring committee to oversee the Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP) on a regular basis. He said that the monitoring cell would operate under the supervision of Additional Chief Secretary, Archaeology Department, Sh. Ashok Khemka, and that the committee would meet every three months to conduct a comprehensive review of the ADP. He directed the bank officials to show seriousness in matters of small loans for self-employment and ensure that the eligible beneficiaries receive loans. No negligence will be tolerated in this matter. He directed the officers of the concerned department to work towards promoting micro-irrigation projects in the district.
He said that by promoting development works in Nuh district, the standard of living of the people has to be raised. Commendable efforts are being made in the direction of health and nutrition, education, agriculture, financial inclusion, skill development, and strengthening of infrastructure in Nuh district under the aspirational district programme he added. During the meeting, the Chief Minister took detailed information from DC Sh. Prashant Panwar about the necessary facilities in the aspirational district Nuh. The Deputy Commissioner informed the Chief Minister that special attention is being paid to the education of children in the aspirational district.
The Aspirational Districts Program is a part of the Government’s endeavor to raise the standard of living of its citizens and ensure inclusive growth for all under its vision of “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas”. The Chief Minister said that the government is committed to improving the living standards of the citizens and ensuring inclusive development for all, i.e. “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas”. The program focuses on improving the capacity of people to participate fully in a growing economy, ensuring optimum utilization of their potential. Health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion and skill development, and basic infrastructure are the thrust areas of the programme. While interacting with the media persons after the meeting, the Chief Minister said that the world’s largest jungle safari will be built in the Aravalli region. The safari will be spread over 10,000 acres of land, making it the largest of its kind in the world. Sh. Manahor Lal said that the NOC for the land and other formalities for the jungle safari are nearly complete. He also said that he has met with Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi regarding the foundation stone of the project, and that the foundation stone will be laid soon. He said that the jungle safari is a large project, and that it will be a major tourist attraction. He said that animals and birds from all over the world will be brought to the safari, and that it will be developed as a world-class tourist destination. The Chief Minister said that the jungle safari will be a major boost for the development of the Aravalli region. He said that it will create jobs and opportunities for the local people, and that it will help to promote tourism in the region Sohna, MLA, Sh. Kunwar Sanjay Singh, Administrator, Haryana Waqf Board, Sh. Zakir Hussain, Chief Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Sh. DS Dhesi, Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department, Sh. Sudhir Rajpal, Additional Chief Secretary, Archeology Department Sh. Ashok Khemka, Additional Chief Secretary, Health Department, Dr. G. Anupama, Additional Chief Secretary, Energy and Public Health Department, Sh. A K Singh, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Dr. Amit Kumar Agrawal were also present in the meeting.