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Bhopal: In an apparent U-turn from the promises Congress made in its ‘Vachan Patra’, the Kamal Nath government on Tuesday ruled out considering any proposal of scrapping Vyapam or proceeding with regularization of the contractual employees. On the second day of proceedings in state Assembly, the Chief Minister Kamal Nath in a written reply to a question raised by MLA Harsh Vijay Gehlot said that no proposal to shut down Vyapam was under consideration.

Congress had promised in its ‘Vachan Patra’ about shutting down Vyapam. Nath on the issue of fee taken by Vyapam, replied that it has the right to fix examination fee. Vyapam did not cheat unemployed in any way, claimed CM in his written reply. GAD Govind Singh, replying to a question of MLA Sunil Uikey, said there was no rule for regularize contractual employees. Congress ahead of the Assembly polls, had promised to regularize the contractual employees.

Industries in state give jobs to 1lakh

CM Kamal Nath said the industries set up in the state gave employment to 1.15 lakh people. He said, 290 big industries have been set up. MPIDC Limited Bhopal did not allot any private land to any industries, said Nath, adding that there was no question of returning land to the farmers, where industries have shut down.

No white paper on financial condition

Finance minister Tarun Bhanot had announced to bring White paper on financial condition. In his reply, he said there was no plan to bring White paper on financial health of the state.