Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that apart from the basic provision of roti, kapada and makan, education, medicine and employment are also on the radar for the urban development in the state. Chouhan was addressing Mission Nagarodaya programme on Friday during which he distributed benefits of various beneficiary-oriented schemes worth Rs 3,112 crore 81 lakh and performed bhoomi pujan and laid the foundation stone of various development works in urban bodies. The Mission Nagarodaya programme was organised in 407 urban bodies, including capital Bhopal.
Chouhan said that Rs 70,000 crore will be spent for the development of cities in the next five years. The work of development and public welfare will continue and road, electricity, water, underground sewage and tap water will be ensured in every house.
Finance minister Jagdish Deora, urban development and housing minister Bhupendra Singh, MSME and science and technology minister Om Prakash Sakhalecha and others were present. All the urban bodies were involved in this program organized on a virtual platform. All the ministers, MPs and MLAs also joined the program virtually.
Chouhan distributed the first and second installments amounting to about 1602 crore rupees to more than one lakh 60 thousand families under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. 100 crore was distributed to one lakh beneficiaries of 407 urban bodies and 5 cantonment areas under Pradhanmantri Swanidhi Yojana. He distributed benefits to the beneficiaries of the Pradhanmantri Swanidhi Yojana. He released Rs 810 crore for the development works of urban bodies under the 15th Finance Commission.
Under the Chief Minister's Urban Infrastructure Phase-3, Bhoomi-Poojan and foundation stone of the development works costing Rs 500 crores of Amrit Yojana, Smart City and civic items were laid. An additional amount of Rs 100 crore was released for repair and construction of roads in urban areas. Chief Minister also releases the roadmap for five-year development of urban bodies.A roadmap of Rs 44 thousand crore was released for the development of urban bodies in the next five years. Chief Minister He also announced the introduction of Chief Minister Urban Infrastructure Phase-4, Chief Minister Urban Drinking Water Purification Scheme and Chief Minister Urban Sanitation Mission.
Every poor will get a house in next four years
Chief Minister said that in the next four years, there will be no poor in Madhya Pradesh who do not have their own house or flat. Better arrangements will be made for city bus service, e-rickshaws and parking to facilitate the movement of the cities.
Illegal colonies will be legalized
The Chief Minister also announced the legalization of illegal colonies. He said that no illegal colony will be allowed to develop in future. Government officials will be responsible for this.