Food processing industry to come up in Budhni: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that soon a food processing industry will be set up in Budhni. Simultaneously, cluster based medium enterprises will be started to give recognition to Budhni’s wooden toys at the national and international level.

Chouhan was addressing the dedication and foundation stone program organised for cent percent vaccination and various construction works worth more than Rs 98 crore on Thursday at Budhni development block of Sehore district. Congratulating all the citizens of Budhni block, Chouhan appealed to get the second dose of the vaccine administered on time.

Chouhan said that he would make villages self-dependent by providing strong infrastructure to self-help groups and through cluster based units. Chouhan said that the state government’s focus is on quality education, health and welfare of the poor as well as employment. He said that even the children of the village can get excellent education from CM Rise Schools.

The Chief Minister said that apart from improving health services and for the treatment of the poor, efforts are being made to provide benefits of schemes like Ayushman card to every needy person. Plan has been made to supply water through taps to every house, so that no Majra-Tola remains deprived. Chouhan said that efforts are being made to ensure irrigation facility to be made available to 100 percent villages.

Chouhan appreciated the government staff including the citizens of Budhni for 100 percent vaccination. He made the citizens resolve that when their turn comes, they must get the second dose of the vaccine and help in stopping the possible third wave of Corona. Chouhan honored the citizens and government employees who played an important role in the vaccination work by giving them citations. On the challenges of the first and second wave of Corona, Chouhan said that everyone must wear masks and remain alert at all times.

The Chief Minister said that funds have been sanctioned for 41 thousand farmers who were deprived of the benefits of crop insurance scheme in the year 2019. The Chief Minister also started disbursement of Rs 45 crore received in the first installment. Chouhan said that our government is a government of farmers. Despite the low rate of moong, the government solved the problem by purchasing moong from the farmers.