The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that fear among criminals is must. Deal with them strictly and do not give relaxation of any kind to them. Campaign being run in the state against the criminals should be continued. The administration and police combined should give momentum to the campaign. The Chief Minister Chouhan was reviewing the law and order situation, arrangements for corona control in the state through video conferencing from hospital today.
The Minister for Home Dr. Narottam Mishra, Minister for Urban Development and Housing Bhupendra Singh, Minister for Medical Education Vishwas Sarang, Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains and Additional Chief Secretary Mohammad Suleman also attended the video conferencing from their respective offices. The Chief Minister Chouhan said that it is must to transform the campaign into public movement to break the chain of corona infection. Besides government and administration, participation of general public, society and voluntary organizations should be ensured in this. Along with this, religious heads and heads of the communities should be urged to appeal the citizens for generating awareness in this regard. Use of mask and social distancing is must to avoid corona. People should follow the guidelines issued in this respect and strict action should be taken against those, who are not following the guidelines. He further mentioned that the number of corona testing should also be increased. The Chief Minister Chouhan stated that the hope of recovery should not be broken but it has to be converted into trust.
The Chief Minister Chouhan reviewed arrangements made for treatment of corona patients in Sagar, Damoh and Tikamgarh. He expressed displeasure over the treatment related arrangements in Sagar Medical College. Expressing concern over the arrangements, he said that arrangements should be improved. The Home Minister Dr. Mishra proposed to handover the arrangements to the former Dean of the Medical College once again. Giving consent to the proposal, Chouhan directed the Minister for Medical Education Vishwas Sarang to take decision in this regard. The Chief Minister Chouhan said that in view of corona infection, there is a need to pay attention to all jails. Before releasing prisoners, corona testing must be conducted and only after that they should be released. The Minister for Home and Jail Dr. Mishra informed that prisoners are being kept in jails only after corona testing. Instructions were issued jointly by the Jail and Health Department in this context.
Chief Minister Chouhan has appealed to the people that during the Corona infection, use of coolers and AC must be avoided. We must adopt safety measures to keep ourselves and our families safe from Covid. Citing his own example, he said that no cooler or AC is being used where I am under treatment.
In a review of law and order, the Chief Minister Chouhan expressed satisfaction over the action taken by the Home Department in the last one week and congratulated the department and officials for their performance. It was informed in the meeting that in the last week, 332 wanted criminals carrying rewards on their heads have been arrested. One thousand bigha government land in Agar-Malwa was freed from encroachers. Police have registered cases against 27 chit fund companies. Chief Minister Chouhan said that it should be ensured that the chit fund companies return the money of the poor. For this the campaign must be continued. Chouhan said that while maintaining law and order, also keep in mind that the younger generation should not get caught in the grip of drugs. Home Minister Dr. Mishra said that strict action is being taken against the chit fund companies and this is happening for the first time that action is being taken to get the money back from the chit fund companies.
P.M. Swa-nidhi Yojana will take shape from August 5
Chief Minister Chouhan said that the state government has decided that, like the Pradhan Mantri Swa-nidhi Yojana, rural street vendors will be provided with Rs 10 thousand interest-free loans for their business. So far, more than 8 lakh 56 thousand registrations have been done under the rural street vendor scheme. Chouhan has given instructions to implement the scheme from August 05. Many categories of registered beneficiaries will feel relieved by the implementation of PM Swa-nidhi Yojana during Corona infection period.
Congratulating the students through video conferencing, who passed the higher secondary examination, Chief Minister Chouhan said that the scheme for giving laptops under the Mukhya Mantri Medhavi Yojana will be started again. Students, who have not been successful, need not be disappointed and get depressed, they will get one more chance under the ‘Ruk Jana Nahin’ yojana. Students should keep trying, they will surely succeed. On this occasion, it was also decided to conduct undergraduate final year and postgraduate fourth semester examinations through open book system.
The Chief Minister has said that there will be a system of online examination in technical education. Students will be able to write exams in a new manner under the present circumstances.