“Whether the scheme is central or state, the state system has a great contribution to make in reaching the common man. These efforts must be partisan and nonpartisan. I am happy and satisfied that these schemes have been successfully delivered to the beneficiaries by the administrative system at the state, district and taluka levels,” said Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
I was talking to beneficiaries of various central Sahyadri Guest House schemes. The Chief Minister spoke on the occasion of the state-level program organized by the Department of Rural Development under the Amrit Mahotsavi Independence programme.
On this occasion, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar also interacted with each of the beneficiaries and asked them how they got the benefit of the plan and if they had any other expectations. Minister of State for Rural Development Abdul Sattar also expressed his views. Mumbai Guardian Minister Aslam Sheikh, Chief Secretary Manukumar Srivastava and senior officials were present for the occasion. Rajesh Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Rural Development made an introduction at the beginning. On this occasion, Yasin Shabbir Sheikh, Nisha Sharma, Kunju Pawar from Mumbai also received Pradhan Mantri Matruvandana Yojana benefit certificates from the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister.
Large State Participation in Schemes –
The Chief Minister said that the state has a 40 per cent share in centrally sponsored schemes.
Appreciate Maharashtra’s impressive performance:
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana has built 500,000 houses in rural areas of the state and this year we are also building 5 lakh houses. Noting that a fund of Rs 3,500 crore has been made available for this, the Chief Minister said that in the year 2022-23, Rs.
In addition to this, “Poshan Abhiyan, Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana, Swachh Bharat Yojana (rural and urban) and other centrally sponsored schemes, the active participation and planned implementation of the systems at the state, district and taluka levels made it possible to reap the benefits of the schemes”. He also said.
Start interest repayment –
Speaking at the occasion, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray also requested the Union Minister of State for Finance, Dr. Bhagwat Karad, who was present via the television system, to resume the repayment of two percent interest on crop loans closed by the Center and alleviate the situation of millions of farmers.
Drought without implementation in Maharashtra –
The Chief Minister said that the image is not only in Maharashtra but also in recent years. Previous generations have fought for the independence of our country. He also wished that the contribution of these generations would be worthwhile in striving for the people of our country to live a life of satisfaction. On this occasion books like Maha Awas Quarterly, Azad Ka Amrut Mahotsav Progress Report, Mission Mahagram were published.
Meera Karande from Darewadi in Nagar district, Vinod Parkhe from Loni Budruk, Sukhdev Ubale from Chandegaon, Jijabai Patil from Hasur Dumala in Kolhapur district, Laxmi Sathe from Sangrul, Nitin Adhav from Arjuni, Anand Patil from Kavnai in Kolhapur district. Nashik, Namdev Medha from Satwai Wadi Beneficiaries like Pawar, Mirabai Ganveer from Bhandarbodi in Nagpur district, Suman Donarkar, Sangeeta Nikam from Kherdi, Balu Raut from Raipur in Aurangabad district, Krishna Mahajan from Bharadi, Suvarna Bhuigal from Fulambri expressed their points of view.