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  • Press Releases 10-10-2017

    • Chandigarh, Oct 10- -The life of any great man is the guiding light for  younger generation and the tradition of drawing inspiration from their lives, activities and principles and ideals they stood for, must be carried forward by the new generation. 
    • The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, said this after releasing a book titled "Rajniti ke Sant -Freedom fighter Late Babu Mool Chand Jain", edited by Dr. Swatantra Jain here today. The book has been written on the life of Mool Chand Jain, a great freedom fighter and Gandhian leader.
    • Congratulating Dr. Swatantra Jain, the Chief Minister said Babu Mool Chand Jain was a man of priciples. During the freedom movement, and later in politics, he never compromised with his principles and never tolerated anything wrong. Babu Mool Chand Jain was the voice of the common man and had struggled for socio-economic equality. In 1986, he, along with Ch. Devi Lal and Dr. Mangalsen, gave new direction to the politics of Haryana.
    • Mr Manohar Lal said the great freedom fighter was imprisoned many times during the freedom movement. After Independence also, he remained behind bars for 19 months for he refused to compromise on his principles during the Emergency.  
    • The Haryana Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Mr. Kanwar Pal, and Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr. Krishan Kumar, were also present on the occasion.
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    • Chandigarh October 10: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal today disclosed that a project at an estimated cost of Rs. 235 crore has been approved in principle for utilizing about 140 Cusec of treated waste water at 35 locations in 21 districts of the State. 
    • Mr Manohar Lal was addressing a press conference here today. 
    • He said that the government has a plan to utilize the treated water from Swerage Treatment Plants (STPs) of the State. One pilot project costing Rs. 3.65 crore has been taken up for using treated waste water from three STPS namely Ladwa, Shahbad and Pehowa towns which would benefit farmers of three villages and to irrigate 290 hactare  land by micro-irrigation system. He said that in order to effectively utilize overflowing water from 50 village ponds, a novel pilot project costing Rs. 16.68 crore has been approved which would bring 1319 hactare un-command land under micro-irrigation. 
    • “Our Government has also planned to construct small dams for utilization of water from various small rivulets of lower Shivalik hills passing through the State and Feasibility Reports of eight such dams with estimated cost of  Rs 273 crore namely Adi Badri, Darpur, Nagli, Chikan, Kansli, Khilanwal, Ambawali . Once constructed, they will have storage capacity of 15130 Acres ft and would irrigate command area of 14,577 acres besides helping in flood mitigation”, he added.
    • The Chief Minister said that the capacity of the WJC system has reduced over a period of time due to siltation and berms formation. The Government has therefore decided to increase the capacity of the entire system to utilize Haryana's share in Yamuna during rainy season. In first phase, two components that is  enhancement in capacity of Augmentation Canal from Hamida to Picholia from 4500 Cs to 6000 Cs at the cost of 489 Crores and that of WJC Main Line Lower between Hamida and Indri from 15733 Cs to 17530 Cs at the cost of Rs. 120 Crores, have already been approved.
    • He said that his Government is committed to draw maximum out of Haryana's due share of water from all the river systems. It is also due to the consistent efforts of this Government that the decision of the Hon'ble Supreme Court has come in favour of Haryana and now the Government will leave no stone unturned for completion of SYL. Our efforts for completion of upstream storage dams on Yamuna have also borne fruit and investment clearance of Rs 4000 Crore has been granted by Government of India for construction of Renuka Dam. The projects of two other dams namely Kishau and Lakhwar are also being pursued with Government of India. He said that once these three storage dams are completed, Haryana will receive about 0.83 MAF additional water during lean period which will be sufficient to provide 1719 Cs. for 8 lean months in a year, he added. 
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    • Chandigarh October 10: Haryana Chief Minister today announced to significantly enhance not only the amount of compensation for damage of the houses and personal property but also include many more calamities due to which such damage may occur in the rural areas of the State.
    • Mr Manohar Lal who was addressing a press conference here today said that while presently compensation is give only due to floods in case of damage to houses and only due to fire in case of damage to personal properties, henceforth it would be given in damage due to storm, hailstorm, flood and fire in both cases.
    • He said that for the damage caused to commercial property (in case of natural calamities and riots) hundred per cent compensation would be given in case of damage to shop upto Rs one lakh whereas, 75 per cent compensation would be given for the damage to any institution between Rs one lakh to Rs two lakh and 60 per cent compensation for damage between Rs two lakh to Rs three lakh. He said that similarly, in case of industries, for the damage between Rs three lakh to Rs four lakh, a compensation of 40 per cent would be given whereas, in case of damage between four lakh to five lakh, 30 per cent compensation would be given. For the damage beyond Rs five lakh, compensation of ten per cent and maximum Rs one lakh would be given, he added. 
    • The Chief Minister said that in case of Khokha or Kiosk, hundred  per cent compensation would be given for the damage upto Rs 0.30 lakh whereas, in case of damage between Rs 0.30 lakh to Rs 0.50 lakh, compensation of 75 per cent would be given. He said that similarly, compensation of 60 per cent would be given for the damage between Rs 0.50 per cent to Rs one lakh and compensation of 50 per cent in case of damage between Rs one lakh to Rs 1.5 lakh. In case the damage is beyond Rs 1.5 lakh, compensation of ten per cent upto maximum one lakh would be given. 
    • He said that for Rehri Fadi, hundred per cent compensation would be given in case of damage upto Rs 0.30 lakh and 75 per cent compensation for damage between Rs 0.30 lakh to Rs 0.50 lakh. For damage beyond Rs 0.50 lakh, a compensation of 10 per cent upto maximum one lakh would be given, he added. 
    • While referring to the compensation to be given in case of residential property (in case of riots), he said that for the damage upto Rs one lakh, hundred per cent compensation would be given whereas in case of damage between Rs one lakh to Rs two lakh, 50 per cent compensation would be given and 25 per cent compensation for damage between Rs two lakh to Rs three lakh. He said that in case of damage beyond Rs three lakh, a compensation of ten per cent upto maximum one lakh would be given. 

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