Rs 1930.92 cr approved for two irrigation projects

5/24/2018

Benefits of pension revision to 4 lakh 39 thousand pensioners

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, A revised administrative approval of total Rs 1930 crore 92 lakh has been given for the Shamgarh Suvasra Micro Irrigation Project and Bhanpura Canal Project of Mandsaur district at a meeting of the Cabinet held here under the chairmanship Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. About 93 thousand 354 hectare area will be irrigated through these projects. Revised administrative approval of Rs 1662 crore 47 lakh has been given for 80000 hectare irrigated area of Shamgarh Suwasra Micro Irrigation Project. This will benefit 260 villages. Agricultural land of Shamgarh area was being deprived of irrigation being about 5 to 10 metre higher hence the project has been revised. Similarly revised administrative approval of Rs 268 crore 45 lakh has been given for 13354 hectare irrigated area of Bhanpura Canal Project. The irrigated area has been increased taking into account the regional needs during canal construction which will enable irrigation in agricultural land up to the Rajasthan border. Revised pension to pensioners The Cabinet has granted approval to revise the pension/family pension payable to government pensioners/family pensioners of the period before January 1, 2016. As per the decision the pension/family pension will be increased 2.57 times on January 1, 2016. The cash benefits of the revised pension will be given from April 1, 2018 (payable in May 2018). The facility of additional pension payable to aged pensioners/family pensioners is unchanged. Additional honorarium to anganwadi workers and Sahayikas The Cabinet has approved an additional honorarium to the Anganwadi workers and sahayikas of Women and Child Development Department. The additional honorarium of anganwadi workers has been hiked by Rs 2000 and fixed at total Rs 7000 per month. The total honorarium will be Rs 10 thousand per month including the current honorarium of Rs 3000 fixed by the Centre and the additional honorarium of Rs 7000. The Anganwadi Sahayika’s additional honorarium has been enhanced by Rs 1000 and fixed at total Rs 3500 per month. The total honorarium will be Rs 5 thousand per month including the current honorarium of Rs 1500 fixed by the Centre and the additional honorarium of Rs 3500. The Up Anganwadi worker’s additional honorarium has been enhanced by Rs 1000 and fixed at total Rs 3500 per month. The total honorarium will be Rs 5 thousand 750 per month including the current honorarium of Rs 2250 fixed by the Centre and the additional honorarium of Rs 3500. National Health Security Mission The National Health Security Mission approved by the Government of India will be launched on August 15, 2018 in state. The Mission will be run in state through a trust. Apart from the 83 lakh 81 thousand families of the state declared by the Government of India, all the families of unorganized labourers registered by the Labour Department and those included in the Food Security Mission will be connected to the National Health Security Mission. The Cabinet has granted approval of 10 percent allotment of the total budget for the administrative expense by giving approval of interim human resources/institutionalized structure for the operation of the Mission. Marked packages out of the various packages of medical treatment will be reserved for government institutions under the Mission. Mukhya Mantri Shramik Seva (Prasuti Sahayata) Yojana The Cabinet has granted approval to the Mukhya Mantri Shramik Seva (Prasuti Sahayata) Yojana. The benefits of this scheme will be effective in entire Madhya Pradesh from April 1, 2018. Under this scheme, registered unorganized women workers will be compensated for the financial loss incurred due to their absence from work during their maternity period. This will held in improving the health and nutrition of the lactating mother and the newborn. Land allotment The Cabinet has granted approval for allotment of government land total survey number 93 total area 1206.764 hectares situated in Jakhda Jagir village in Badouda tehsil of Sheopur district after taking fees and 7.5 percent land rent according to the prevailing collector guideline for the fiscal year 2018-19, to Defence Research and Development Organisation. The Cabinet approved to allot 3.218 hectare land of Chirvai village of tehsil and district Gwalior for the installation of Gwalior Iron Traders Association Gwalior Loha Mandi, on the basis of the guide line of 2007-08 compiled by the Collector on behalf of the applicant institution.