Mail Today Skills & Entrepreneurship Summit:
Inaugural Address by Dr Raman Singh , Chief Minister of Chattisgarh.
Group Editorial Director (Publishing) , India Today Group Mr Raj Chengappa welcomed the CM and wished him to be great successful CM of new emerging Indian State of Chattisgarh.
Dr Raman Singh has completed fourteen years of newly formed states Chattisgarh which came into being in 2000 due to imbalance of growth and development of this regions.
A young state which is 17 years old with least development and impoverish part of region lacking in education,health and infra.
Dr Raman Singh briefing the demography of the State which is 32 % Tribal population and twelve percent of Dalit and from the last forty years embedded with Naxal violence and their rule at various districts. States has substantial share in production of cement, steel,sponge steel, aluminum with abundance natural resources .
CM in his address, spoke Chattisgarh achievements with excellent PDS system and effective procurement of staple foods, best of national institution and growing number of technical institution. Chattisgarh is now has all the major Educational Institutes of National Repute like IIM, AIIMS and Nursing colleges.The state which had nearly 21Ks schoolsis now hub of 60Ks government schools spread across the states.
Dr Raman Singh added, in 2000 the state power generation capacity was 10K MW which has risen to 40K MW and is now has the status of having surplus in power.
CM said Skill up-gradation implementation is our core efforts and we are injecting Rs 150 Cr from state fund for the skill up-gradation projects.
We have an absolute compassionate Naxals Surrender policy and we are committed for the development of the Naxal affected area.
Amod Kanth , Founder of Prayas an NGO raised question about law enacted regarding house wives maids assistants, but job roles in domestic sector need re- look.CM assured him for the intervention to introduce the models of housekeeping jobs.
Dr Raman Singh, who spoke with ultimate vibrant mood to explain the rapid pace in the development of infrastructure, with nearly five airports ready for operation.
Dr Ram Singh further explained the best condition of Bastar with airport facilities in place and activities at its pace,decades ago it was considered the most backward district,further he showered lavish praise of new capital New Raipur as the best sustainable role model city.