Press Releases

14 March 2020
14 March 2020

  • Chandigarh, March 14 - Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal has urged the State people not to fear and panic about the Corona virus, rather take precautionary measures like ensuring cleanliness, keep a handkerchief on the mouth and nose while coughing, wash hands frequently with soap and avoid going to crowded places, or wear masks in such places.
  • In a message issued today, the Chief Minister said that as everyone knows that the World Health Organization has declared the novel Corona virus pandemic and since the Corona cases are getting reported in India too, therefore, the State people are requested not to be afraid of this virus. If anyone is suffering from cold, fever, difficulty in breathing, running nose, and a sore throat, then they should immediately rush to a government hospital and get themselves checked. He said that the State Government has not authorized any private laboratory to test the blood samples of the suspects.
  • The Chief Minister said that so far there are no patients infected with Corona virus in Haryana. But some people who have returned from abroad are kept under surveillance and till now no virus infection has been found in any of them. People should have appropriate knowledge about disease prevention so that infection should not spread. Therefore, the helpline desk has been set up in the State, number- 8558893911 so that the people can get information about the Corona Virus. Apart from this, helpline Desk-108 has also been established at the district level. Residents can obtain information related to the Corona virus by calling on these numbers.
  • "I want to assure the State people that elaborate arrangements have been made to deal with this virus and we are committed to safeguarding the health of all,” the Chief Minister said.
  • Chandigarh, March 14 - Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal said that for providing services at the doorstep of livestock owners for the treatment of their animals, a mobile dispensary 'Pashu Sanjeevni Sewa' will be started in the state. Apart from this, to make dairy farming a more profitable venture, efforts are being made to further increase the milk production in the state.
  • The Chief Minister was addressing cattle rearers as Chief Guest on the second day of the 37th cattle exhibition held at NDRI ground in Karnal today. He inaugurated the program by lighting the lamp. He visited the exhibition by riding a camel. The Chief Minister also witnessed the “Cattle Ramp Show" and congratulated the cattlemen for this.
  • Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the farmers are associated with agriculture and animal husbandry, without farming, animal husbandry cannot be more profitable. Therefore, to double the farmers’ income by combining both, the Haryana government is promoting agriculture and animal husbandry. While doing this, the country and the State will further progress. He said that every State resident should make efforts to increase milk production so that Haryana's can achieve top position in milk production.
  • The Chief Minister said that to increase the income from milk production, new plants will be set up in the State and a project of preserving the milk through Tetra packing will also be started. Any person can buy the milk available in the packing if needed. Similarly, large milk coolers will be installed to keep the milk cool. Another plant will be set up in Hisar with Indo-Israeli cooperation.
  • The Chief Minister said that the tradition of rearing Milch animals along with farming has been in place since ancient times and this has a unique identity in our economy. Therefore, the government is emphasizing on dairy development and encouraging cattle rearers to increase their income.
  • He said that now 80 to 90 percent of the calves will be born in the State from the new technique of animal conception from the sex-sorted semen technique brought from Brazil. The technique has already been successful in the State. Earlier, the price of this was Rs 800 in the State, now it has been kept at Rs 200, which is the lowest in the country. This will increase the production of milk in the coming years, which will increase the income of the farmer, he added.
  • He said that two days ago there was a workshop in Kurukshetra Gurukul on the use of natural farming, in which it was informed that instead of fertilizers, cow dung and urine mixture is used in natural farming. The government has decided that the farmer who does such farming will be encouraged.
  • He said that the Prime Minister's dream of doubling the income of farmers’ by the year 2022 will also be fulfilled. Similarly, the scheme to encourage cattle rearers’ keeping good Milch is already implemented. Under this scheme, an amount of Rs 30 thousand is given as award money to the murrah buffalo and Rs 20 thousand to cows. Apart from this, Cooperative milk societies are being given incentives separately on cow and buffalo milk.
  • Speaking on the occasion, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Animal Husbandry Minister, Mr. Jai Parkash Dalal said that revolutionary steps have been taken in Haryana to improve the health and breed of cattle. The disease has been eradicated from the state by jointly devising the same vaccine for foot and mouth diseases. For the welfare of the cattle rearer, Pashupalak Credit Cards are being made on the lines of the Kisan Credit Card. With this card, the cattle rearer can take a loan of up to Rs 3 lakh at a rate of interest of four percent. Similarly, 2 lakh 48 thousand animals have been insured so far under Pashudhan Bima Yojana, which is a record in itself.
  • He informed that cattle will be insured and a target has been set to insure about 10 lakh cattle next year. This will reduce the risk of the farmer and in case of death of an animal the beneficiary will be able to buy an animal again with the sum assured and with this, he will be able to continue his business.
  • He said that the Government has also started a scheme for small businessmen for sheep and goat rearing. He further said that any needy rearer can take advantage of this and can increase the income by taking 20 to 25 sheep and goats. The target is to increase the scope of beneficiaries under the scheme next year.
  • Chandigarh, March 14 - Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal said that the Government and the Agrah Samaj are taking the country forward by working with the spirit of Antyodaya to empower the weaker sections of the society with love and goodwill. With this work of social service, we are competing with other countries in the world. The same work was started by Maharaja Agrasen thousands of years ago and today the Prime Minister is doing the same work.
  • The Chief Minister said this while speaking as the Chief Guest during the two-day Akhil Bharatiya Aggarwal Sammelan held at Haryana Agarwal Sabha, Panchkula today.
  • He said that the government has taken a new initiative to socially and economically advance those families whose annual income is Rs 1.8 Lakh. For this, family identity cards are being made as, under the Haryana Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana, such families will be given annual assistance of Rs. 6000 and with this amount, the annual premium of the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Suraksha Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Shramjeevi Mandaya Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandaya Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapaari Pension Yojana will be paid by the government. The remaining amount will be credited to the beneficiary's bank account.
  • Chief Minister congratulated Agrawal representatives from 17 states at the Gateway of Devbhoomi Himachal Pradesh and Shivalik region’s pride Panchkula. He said that in view of the interest of the traders, the Government constituted the Vyapar Kalyan Board and guaranteed the security of goods ranging from Rs 5 to 25 lakhs.He said that natural disasters are not within human control, so due to unseasonal rains in February last year, farmers were given compensation for damaged crops within two months. Incidentally, a similar disaster has occurred this year and the Government has ordered special Girdawari and farmers will be compensated for the loss of crops by May.
  • The Chief Minister said that in the case of Ease of Doing Business, Haryana is now in the third position in the country and at the first position in northern India.
  • Addressing the conference, Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Mr. Gian Chand Gupta said that the society is moving forward on the principles given by Maharaja Agrasen. He said that the beginning of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign started from Haryana.
  • On this occasion, the Chief Minister inaugurated the helpline 8566889000 of Panchkula Agarwal Samaj.