Development of Jangalmahal will continue: WB CM at Jhargram

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee chaired an administrative meeting at the office of the police superintendent of Jhargram for Paschim Medinipur with the district officials.

The West Bengal Chief Minister informed that a new project will be started in the State for the BPL families. The State will soon implement the Socio-economic Cast Census to determine the financially backward people of the State as the existing list has errors.

The Chief Minister announced that the 100 Days works Scheme will be used for sanitation works in the schools across the State. She informed that the by the end of the current month, every household of the district will be connected by electricity. She also announced that the State will provide compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the families of the deceased due to the Pingla incident and Rs 50,000 to those who were injured.

The Chief Minister said that the Trinamool Government, during the last three and half years had set up 30 government and 15 private colleges, in comparison to the 24 colleges set up during 34 years of Left rule. The Paschim Medinipur district now has nine government colleges, she said. She also said that 48 multi specialty hospitals are being set up in the State.

The Chief Minister informed that a road project worth Rs 4000 crore is being set up which will connect North Bengal with South Bengal.

The Chief Minister also chaired a meeting with the representatives of the tribal pole belonging to the Purbanchal Adivasi Kurmi Samaj and promised that a Manbhumi Cultural Academy will be set up in Purulia.