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  • Press Releases 7-10-2017

    • Chandigarh, Oct 7--The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, today announced the decision to pay interest on the loans taken by women’s self help groups under the National Rural Livelihood Mission. The Development and Panchayats Minister, Mr O.P.Dhankar, announced the launch of a new brand in the market for the products produced by women’s self help groups.
    • Mr Manohar Lal and Mr Dhankar were addressing the state level function of women’s self help groups in Bhiwani, today.
    • The Chief Minister said the government would pay interest till the annual income of each member of the groups grew to Rs 1 lakh. He also announced awards for the first three such groups in every district on the basis of annual income. Groups securing the first position would get Rs 1 lakh each, second Rs 50,000, and third Rs 25,000.  
    • The program was organized to accelerate the socio-economic development to align with the resolution of Sankalp Se Siddhi of the Prime Minister, Mr  Narendra Modi. The Chief Minister urged women to resolve to build a new India by 2022 where sanitation would prevail and where the environment would be free from corruption, terrorism, communalism and casteism.
    • Mr Dhankar said the state government would promote the products of groups by building a brand. Efforts would be made to increase the annual turnover of such groups to Rs 5,000 crore from Rs 130 crore in the next five years. “We are trying to connect six lakh families through the National Rural Livelihood Mission and hope we will succeed,” he added.
    • Others present included the Minister of State for Public Health Engineering, Dr. Banwari Lal, MP, Mr Dharambir Singh, and MLAs Mr Ghanshyam Saraf, Mr Vishambhar Balmiki and Mr Sukhwinder Singh. 
    • Chandigarh, October 7—The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, has said that a survey regarding the Goods and Services Tax (GST) would be conducted from October 9 to 13 in all districts of the state by officers of the Central and the state government. During the survey, information would be gathered about GST-related problems faced by dealers and profit earned by them.
    • This was disclosed by the Chief Minister at the state-level Haryana Swaran Jayanti Utsav while interacting with media persons in Bhiwani today. Next course of action would be decided on the basis of the information gathered during the survey. 
    • He expressed gratitude to the Central Government and the GST Council for providing concessions to dealers of the state and the country.

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