State Government is constantly striving for the protection of women’s right, their education, health, self-reliance, and self-respect: Mr. Bhupesh Baghel

  • 16th Episode of Chief Minister Mr. Baghel’s radio programme Lokvaani aired today
  • With the support of women, small capital and small entrepreneurship would commence a new economic revolution
  • Nearly 1 lakh children cured of malnutrition in one year under Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan: 20 thousand women cured of anemia
  • State Government aims to open girls college and girls hostels in every district
  • Permanent recruitment of teachers have been started after 26 years in the state
  • Record of 3229 marriages in a single day under Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivaah Yojana in Chhattisgarh
  • Chief Minister calls on women power to cooperate in Covid-19 vaccination
  • Even after vaccination, preventive measures such as mask, safe distance and frequent washing of hands with soap should be taken
  • New budget includes the concept of Rural Industrial Park and C-Mart Store

Raipur (the states. news) In the 16th episode of Chief Minister’s radio programme Lokvaani aired today, Mr. Bhupesh Baghel addressed the mothers, sisters and daughters of the state, saluting the women power. Chief Minister said that State Government has done concrete work to protect the rights of women, their education, health, independence and self-respect. He gave detailed information about the work being done in these areas. Chief Minister said that with the participation of women power, a new economic revolution will be born in Chhattisgarh with combination of small schemes, small capital and small entrepreneurship and this economic revolution will become a sustainable model of development. With the help of schemes launched by state governement, women in forest areas and rural areas are becoming self-sufficient. Gaon Suraji Yojana, Godhan Nyaya Yojana, minor forest produce procurement at support price and the schemes conducted in Gauthans are turning out to be huge success as a result of women participation. Successful operation of Rural Industrial Park is possible with the participation of women. In the today’s episode of Lokvaani, Chief Minister called on women power to cooperate in the COVID-19 vaccination drive and said that even after vaccination, measures like masks, safe distance and frequent washing of hands with soap will have to be followed.

Mr. Baghel said that in order to secure the rights of women, a provision will be made to compulsorily appoint a woman representative in the committee to be constituted for recruitment, promotion and scrutiny of documents. Reservation facility for women has been ensured. After 26 years, permanent recruitment of teachers has been started in the state and the stalled recruitment process of police personnel has also been resumed, which is also benefitting the women.

Chief Minister further said that 10 thousand women have been included under Mission Clean City project. One lakh 85 thousand women have been linked with self-employment activities through women self-help groups. Protection officers have been appointed in each district under Nava Bihan Scheme to protect women from domestic violence. 2200 new posts of women home guards have been created in girls hostels and ashrams. A provision has been made in the new budget to establish 9 new girls hostels. Helpdesks are being operated in 370 police stations for prevention of crimes related to women. Schemes, such as Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan, Dai-Didi Mobile Clinic, the Chief Minister’s Haat-Bazar Clinic Scheme, Chief Minister’s Urban Slum Health Scheme, Sanjeevani Express, 102 Mahtari Express, have been started for women health and nutrition.
Under Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan,  nearly 1 lakh children have been cured from malnutrition in a year and 20 thousand women got relief from anemia. State Government has set the target to open girls ‘colleges and girls’ hostels in every district. Recently, Chhattisgarh has bagged the record of 3229 marriages in single day under Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivaah Yojana. (media