Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Budhni will be made the country’s first water plus and wonderful city with everyone’s cooperation. Along with making the city clean and beautiful, excellent works will also be done in the field of health, environment, education and employment.
Chouhan was dedicating a sewerage system built at a cost of Rs 44 crore 56 lakh and dedicating and performing bhoomi-poojan of construction and development works worth Rs 59 crore on Budhni’s Gaurav Diwas. Chief Minister Chouhan visited the city and invited citizens for the Gaurav Diwas program.
Chouhan also performed pujan of 63 girls on his 63rd birthday.
In-charge of Sehore district and Public Health and Family Welfare Minister Prabhuram Choudhary, MP Ramakant Bhargava along with public representatives and city residents participated in Gaurav Diwas and discussed the development of Budhni in an open dialogue. Everyone also took a pledge to ensure their participation in city development.
The Chief Minister said that Indore has become the first water plus metropolis of the country. Now with the cooperation of all of us, Budhni will also be made the first water plus city in the category of small cities of the country. He said that in a month the waste water of all the houses would be connected to the sewerage plant. Chouhan appealed to the citizens to take a pledge to give up open defecation, throwing garbage on the road and use of polythene etc.
Chouhan said that from next year there will be three-day programmes on Budhni’s Gaurav Diwas. These programmes will also be organised in May this year. Excellent system of education will be made in Budhni, so that no poor gifted child should wander for higher education.
Chouhan also announced opening of CM Rise School at Budhni. He said that youths and groups would be connected by imparting training in various professions in ITIs along with coaching institutes to prepare for the examination of government services. To connect the youths with self-employment, Rozgar Diwas (Employment Day) is being celebrated every month in the state, in which so far more than 10 lakh youth have been provided self-employment by giving loans from banks. The celebration of Rozgar Diwas will go on continuously.
The Chief Minister said that providing livelihood to the poor is the first priority of the government. For this, many schemes are being run by the state government. The state government is also doing the work of branding the products of women belonging to self-help groups. The Chief Minister said that Budhni’s toy business would get recognition at the national level.
Chouhan said that this is also the message of Gaurav Diwas that we should respect daughters and celebrate their birth. A historic programme of daughters’ marriage will also be organized in Budhni, whose message will go across the country and will also become an inspiration for others.
Chouhan said that today all of us together should decide that no child of Budhni should be weak and malnourished. For this, citizens should adopt the Anganwadis being run by the government. With public cooperation with the government, Anganwadis should be run better and free children from malnutrition. On the call of the Chief Minister, many people also adopted Anganwadis. Chouhan called upon the Vyapari Sangh of Budhni to choose any one colour for their establishment and other business premises to give a distinct identity to Budhni.