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CM WANTS COLLECTIVE EFFORTS TO PRESERVE CULTURE

Thursday, 22 February 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Collective effort is needed to conserve old fairs so that our culture remains preserved said Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat while inaugurating two day Chekot festival at Shyalde in Almora on Wednesday. He also inaugurated and laid foundation stones of development projects worth Rs 751.57 Lakh on the occasion. The CM said that the state government is committed to provide a corruption free Government. He claimed that in last 11 months the Government has been able to impose a total ban on illegal mining. The State has witnessed an increase of 28 percent in its revenue collection from mining in this period, he said. The CM said that the state Government is doing every possible effort to provide basic facility to the people residing in remote and mountainous areas of the state. He assured that the Government is taking concrete measures to make health services of the state better by the year 2020. Rawat announced that from next financial year every family of the state would be brought under the health insurance scheme. He added that in coming one month the Government would try to provide doctor in every health centre in the state. Talking about the digital India dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, CM said that the State Government is planning to start smart classes in one thousand schools of the state. He said that the vacant posts of teachers in schools and colleges would be soon filled by recruitment drive. The CM claimed that an effort to provide electricity to all the villages till April this year is being made. He said that the State transport department which was incurring losses has come out of the losses. The State Minister for Higher education Dhan Singh Rawat, MLA Surendra Singh Jeena were also present on the occasion.

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