February 12, 2013
Bengal Chief Minister announces a slew of projects at Midnapore (E), more fair price medicine shops soon
West Bengal Chief Minister Ms. Mamata Banerjee announced a slew of development projects during her public meeting in Khejuri`s Sherkhan Chowk near Tekhali bridge on Tuesday. The Chief Minister who is on a two-day trip to East Midnapore inaugurated 10-projects including a ice factory at Digha Mohona, a primary health centre at Sutahata and a fair price medicine shop at Contai Sub divisional Hospital. `We have already inaugurated a fare price medicine shop and we will open more. Apart from that we will build three multi-superspeciality hospital and Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) in this district soon`, said the Chief Minister.
The Chief Minister also distributed bicycles to Madrasa girl student studying in nine, 10, 11 and 12. `I also have plans to give bicycles to my brother and I will once I overcome the financial crunch`, she said. Apart from bicycles, the Chief Minister gave away Kisan Credit cards, `Patta` to homeless under the Gitanjali and Nijo Bhumi Nijo Griho scheme, Kisan Credit Cards, fishing net and basket to fishermen and a grant of Rs. 5,000 to the poor farmers to buy farming equipments.
`I also plan to introduce a scheme for the poor people which will be called `Adhikar`, all the poor people will be entitled to this scheme`, said the Chief Minister.
She also laid the foundation stone of a sports complex in Tamluk, a water project at Brajalal Chowk, market for farmers where they can sell their produced at Panskura and Contai block-2. The Chief Minister who had earlier announced that there will be an Industrial Technical Institute (ITI) at each blocks laid the foundation stone at Garbeta and Debra. `There will an industrial cluster on 4,500 acres of land which will open employment to 10,000 people. Also we are planning a tourism cluster on 268 acres in the region which will match the world standards`, she added.
The projects at a glance:
40 cottages in Digha.
Three circuit houses in East Midnapore district.
Blood bank at Egra District Hospital
Three multi-superspeciality hospitals.
Matangini Hazra Tourism Centre in Tamluk.
National Fibre Mission in 13 blocks.
A handloom cluster at Jodubollobhpur.
An Industrial Cluster at Nayachar on 4,500 acres of land.
Rs. 22 crore sanctioned for development of roads. A bypass at Nandigram at an expenditure of Rs. 3 crore.
33/11 kv sub-station at Kanthi and Nandigram.
Fair price medicine shop at Kanthi and Nandigram.
An Ice factory at Digha Mohana.
Rs. 10 lakh grants to Khejuri and Vivekanada College.
Financial assistance to Madrasas.