Tribal community has been cheated for years, but it will not happen now: Nath

Chief Minister Kamal Nath while laying the foundation of Micro Lift Irrigation scheme costing Rs 1,085.20 crore in Dahi block of Dhar district, said that the scheme will be known by the name of Tribal Hero Tantya Bheel. He stated that the tribal community is humble, simple and hard working. This community has been cheated for years, but it will not happen now. He said that together with the tribal community, we will write a new chapter of development in the State.

The Chief Minister said that we are committed to bring improvement in the State’s deteriorated economy inherited by us. We are making a policy that improves the condition of farmers. Efforts have been started to revive the purchasing power of the farmers, which crumpled over the last several years. He said that the State’s condition will change with the comprehensive policies of the Government. Kamal Nath said that 70 percent population of the State is based on agriculture. Owing to this, the State Government is making every effort to improve the condition of the farmers through schemes like ‘Jai Kisan Fasal Rrin Maafi Yojana’.

Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that the youth of the present time is knowledgeable. They have modern facilities like internet but do not have employment. He said that we have to recognize the suffering of the youth and have to give work to them. The Chief Minister said that the biggest challenge before the government today is to ensure a bright future for the youth. He informed that the State Government is working with firm determination to provide employment opportunities to the youth. All kinds of efforts are being made to increase employment opportunities in the State. The Chief Minister said that youth are the future of the country, so we will not let their future go ruin.

The Minister for Tourism and Narmada Valley Development Surendra Singh Baghel said that the Chief

Minister Kamal Nath has special attachment towards the tribal community. He informed that while giving the charge of Narmada Valley Development Department, he clearly told me that Narmada water should reach tribal area first.

Baghel said that this has been ensured today with the Dahi Micro Lift Irrigation Scheme. The programme was also addressed by the District In-Charge and Minister for Medical Education, AYUSH and Culture Vijayalakshmi Sadho.

Along with the Dahi Micro Lift Irrigation scheme, the Chief Minister Kamal Nath also laid foundatio of works costing about Rs 1.33 crore for area’s development. MLAs Panchilal Medha, Pratap Grewal, Balmukund Gautam, Mahesh Patel, Mukesh Patel, Kalavati Bhuriya, Hiralal Alawa, other public representatives and members of tribal community in large number were present on the occasion.