DAINIK NATION BUREAU
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has reiterated his resolve to make the state corruption free. He has sought the cooperation of the people in eradicating corruption from the state. He said that institutionalized corruption has been checked to a large extent in the past one year of his government.
He said that it was the steps taken against corruption by his government that the corrupt are not only afraid but are even willing to part with their ill-gotten money. The Chief Minister also announced to set up model laboratories for cancer and heart patients. All the accident prone spots on the roads in the state would be improved within coming one year. A total of 111 new ambulances for 108 ambulances service would be inducted by April end. The system of mobile food testing labs has been put in place and he flagged off these vehicles ,here today.
On the completion of one year in office, CM presented a report card on the works and achievements of his government done for the state at a function held at parade ground here on Sunday. He presented the model of good governance of his government on the occasion. During his 20 minute speech, CM Rawat reiterated his resolve to crack down on corruption. He also gave information about the work done by his government in the fields of women empowerment, medical, health, law and order, Information technology, water conservation, power, education, cleanliness and social welfare sectors. He also shared his vision regarding the overall development of the state. He also released the child sex ration survey conducted in the rural areas of the state on the occasion.
He said that he had promised the people to make Uttarakhand ,a developed, transparent and corruption free state and the results have started coming. He claimed that in comparison to last five years, the incidents of murder, dacoity, crime and death have shown a downward trend in the last one year and the police was able to effectively control crime in the state. He said that to eradicate compulsive corruption in the police force and for speedy and timely investigation of cases, police force has been given additional funds.
Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that he envisages a new Uttarakhand based on economic prudence and good governance. He said that migration is big problem and Migration Commision set up to tackle it has completed its’ survey of all the villages and would be submitting its’ report on April 15.
He said effective initiatives are being taken to take the welfare scheme in health, education, roads, power, tourism, agriculture, horticulture and cooperative employment to the village level. All the Municipal Corporations and Civic bodies have been declared as ‘Open Defecation Free’ and Uttarakhand has become the first state to become completely ‘Open Defecation Free’.
CM Rawat said with an aim to solve the problems of general public on time and for transparency in the working of the government, the CM Dash board, bio-metric attendance, Samadhan portal, Right to service and other public utility services have been clubbed. He said that it was the result of economic discipline that power has earned Rs.180 crore while the transport department has clocked Rs. 150 crore. With the introduction of new mining policy, there has been an increase of 28 per cent revenue from mining in the past one year. He said that farmers are being provided loans of one lakh rupees on only two per cent interest.
Union Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta, Pauri Garhwal MP andEx-CM Maj Gen BC Khanduri, Nainital MP and Ex CM Bhagat Singh Koshiyari, Tehri MP Mala Raj Luxmi Shah, BJP state President Ajay Bhatt, in their respective speeches praised the working of the state government in the past one year.