BHOPAL : The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan launched a special campaign from his official residence here on Monday to cover all eligible citizens under Prime Minister’s Suraksha, Prime Minister Jeevan Jyoti and Atal Pension schemes.
The Chief Minister presented his staff members and their families certificates of insurance under these schemes.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister expressed gratitude towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi on behalf of the citizens of Madhya Pradesh. Describing these schemes as revolutionary, he said that they will provide needy families a social safety net. He said that social security schemes with such vision were never designed earlier. All eligible persons would be covered under these schemes, he added.
Referring to the outstanding performance of Madhya Pradesh under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, he said that with enthusiastic cooperation from people and banking institutions, Madhya Pradesh will retain first position in implementation of these schemes, too.
The Chief Minister and his wife Sadhna Singh Chauhan filled insurance forms to get insurance cover.
He informed that the state-wide campaign to enroll eligible citizens is starting from May 20 in which every district will organise at least 30 to 40 special camps.
Chief General Manager of State Bank of India Riten Ghosh appreciated the performance of Madhya Pradesh in respect of its economic development and more particularly agricultural sector saying that Chauhan’s passion will help Madhya Pradesh retain top position in the country.
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