Shivraj Chouhan launches free medicine distribution scheme
Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Free Medicine Distribution Scheme at Seth Govind Das District Hospital in Jabalpur. With this, the scheme has come into effect in entire state. Under the scheme, free medicines will be made available to patients in all the government hospitals in Madhya Pradesh. The Chief Minister informed that all the pathology tests will be conducted free of cost in the next phase of the scheme. Vidhan Sabha Speaker Ishwardas Rohani and Animal Husbandry Minister Ajay Vishnoi were also present on the occasion. At the function, the Chief Minister also inaugurated free medicine distribution centre under Free Medicine Distribution Scheme at the District Hospital. The Chief Minister said that the State Government wishes easy access of every citizen to medical and health services. Reiterating commitment to make available better and easy health services available to citizens, he said that the government believes that only a healthy society can form the basis of real development.
CM expresses grief over death of young scribe
Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed profound grief over sudden death of young journalist Vedvrat Giri. Giri died in a road mishap at Aligarh. In his condolence message, Chouhan said that late Vedvrat used to write on burning issues. He promoted citizen’s journalism in the state. Late Shri Giri also carved out a distinct identity as a representative of new media. The state has lost a talented young journalist in Giri’s death. Shri Chouhan prayed to Almighty to grant peace to the departed soul and peace to the bereaved family to bear this great loss.
Bala Saheb’s death is an irreparable loss
Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed profound grief over the death of Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray. Describing Bal Thackeray’s death as an irreparable loss, Chouhan said that a lion-hearted person has left us. The Chief Minister said that Thackeray was a strong supporter of nationalist ideology, a multi-dimensional personality, able organiser and great patriot. An era of Indian politics has ended with his demise. Chouhan has prayed to Almighty to grant peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear this great loss. Chouhan has cancelled all his programme scheduled for November 18. Chouhan will visit Mumbai to participate in last rites of late Thackeray. Chouhan’s programmes were scheduled to be held at Mandla and Dindori on November 18.
CM: I am a common man
Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that he is a common man and will remain among common people. Chouhan, who is on three-day visit to his native village Jait with his wife Sadhna Singh and family, said this after interacting people from Sehore, Raisen and Hoshangabad and hearing their problems at a problem redressal camp over there. At the camp, he informed people that he has come to meet them. This was the last day of his three-day visit. Those people whose works have already been completed on the instructions of the Chief Minister also reached the camp. They expressed gratitude towards the Chief Minister. Relatives of small girl Aarti of Dobi village expressed gratitude towards the Chief Minister for extending financial assistance for her kidney treatment.
Chief Minister arrives in homely environs at Jait
Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached his native village Jait to celebrate Bhai Dooj festival where he along with wife Sadhna Singh and sons Kunal and Kartikey performed worship with religious rites. At the village, the CM interacted with people and exchanged Deepawali greetings. On the morning of Bhai Dooj, the Chief Minister had a dip in Narmada and worshipped the Holy River. He also worshipped at his ancestral house and completed other rites and rituals.
At Jait, he worshipped village deity and at temple of Hanuman Ji. Later, he sat among people, exchanged greetings and gave a patient hearing to their problems. The Chief Minister did not forget to discuss issues pertaining to area’s development even on this festive occasion. He held discussions with villagers and officers on issues like roads, power and water and apprised himself of local activities. He listened to people’s problems and solved them. The Chief Minister also directed to take prompt action on villagers’ applications.
National Integration Week from Nov 19
Bhopal: The State Government will observe National Integration Week from November 19 to 25. On the first day of the week November 19, pledge will be administered for national unity and integrity. The first day during Quami Ekta Week on November 19 will be observed as National Integration Day, November 20 as Minorities Welfare Day, November 21 as Cultural Unity Day, November 24 as Women’s Day and November 25 will be observed as Protection Day. During the period, mass awareness will be created through symposia, rallies and lectures.