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30 August 2021
30 August 2021

Chandigarh August 30: After ushering in a new era of corruption-free, paperless and faceless governance and rising above the ideology of diving Haryana in the name of regional and district-wise development, Sh. Manohar led State Government in its 2500 days tenure has not only ensured Haryana’s transformation as a growth magnet by upholding framers interest, uplifting the poorest of the poor in the spirit of Antyodaya, providing ample employment opportunities for Youth but is now focused on chalking out such plans wherein Haryana can rapidly move towards ensuring Ease of Living for the economic upliftment of the people of the state along with improving the rankings on Happiness Index.

The Chief Minister while addressing a press conference here today after completing successful 2500 days in power here today said, “I am proud to say that the kind of development work, taking one of its kind initiatives, launching new projects for the welfare of people of the State and preparing the future road map done by our government in last 2500 days, is something the previous governments had failed to deliver even in their 50 years of tenure.”

The Chief Minister said that in the last 2500 days since he sworn-in as the Chief Minister, the State Government has been dedicatedly working towards swiftly taking Haryana on the development track by ensuring equitable development of all the 90 Assembly Constituencies while believing in the mantra of ‘Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas- Sabka Vishwas-Sabka Paryas and ‘Haryana Ek Haryanvi Ek'.

About Rs 11,000 crore disbursed to give direct benefit to 50 lakh farmers in the last 2500 days

The Chief Minister said that keeping farmer interest on top has always remained the utmost priority of the State Government. Various initiatives and schemes have been launched for their welfare and taking this legacy forward an amount of Rs.11000 crore has been transferred directly to the accounts of about 50 lakh farmers under various schemes.

“Reiterating State Government commitment for safeguarding the interest of Farmers and Farming, while ensuring relief to the farmers as they exchange their agricultural land, an exemption has been given to the farmers in stamp duty. Now only Rs. 5000 will be charged per deed. Earlier it used to 7 percent of the registration fee” said the Chief Minister.

He said that various schemes like Mukhyamantri Bagwani Bima Yojana (MBBY), Bhavantar Bharpai Yojana are being run for the welfare of farmers.

Infrastructural Reforms

The Chief Minister said in these 2500 days, a giant leap has been taken in terms of Infrastructural Reform. Medium Term Expenditure Framework Reserve Fund of about Rs.8700 crore has been created in the year 2021-22 for big long-term projects. As many as 17 new National Highways were announced, of which work on 11 is in progress. The project of Regional Rapid Transit System Connectivity between Sarai Kale khan-Panipat is being planned at a cost of about Rs.30,000 crore, added Sh. Manohar Lal.

He informed that Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor has been sanctioned for Palwal-Sonipat and Sohna-Manesar to be built at a cost of about Rs.6000 crore. Rail Coach Repair Factory is being set up on 161 acres of land in Badi Sonipat, he asserted.

The Chief Minister said that while describing Hisar Airport as a huge project said that the integrated Aviation Hub, Hisar will not only play a pivotal role in revolutionizing Haryana's Civil Aviation Sector but would also ensure immense possibilities of employment in the field of air training, air handling and repair, etc.

Karnal, Gurugram, Faridabad and Panchkula are being developed as smart cities and more new smart cities will be developed in Haryana. Metropolitan Development Authority is established in Gurugram, Faridabad and Panchkula for ensuring the overall development of big cities added Sh. Manohar Lal.

2500 days focused on Mission merit, 82,000 got Govt Jobs only on Merit

The Chief Minister said that during the State Government’s tenure, more than 82,000 youth have been given government jobs on the basis of merit.

“We have made provision for banning anyone who is found guilty in any conspiracy regarding paper leak for two years along with imprisonment for a term ranging from two to 10 years and a penalty of minimum Rs, 5000 and maximum of Rs.10 lakh. For this, The Haryana Public Examination (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2021, has been passed in Vidhan Sabha, added Sh. Manohar Lal.

He said that the 'One Registration' facility’ has been started so that the youth do not have to repeatedly apply for Group C and D government jobs. Besides this, a provision of the ‘Common Eligibility Test’ has been made to save the time of the aspirants applying and appearing for various government jobs, he added.

“In order to provide maximum employment opportunities to the youth of the state, 75 percent job reservation policy has been formulated ensuring employment opportunities in private sector enterprises To give self-employment opportunities to the youth, 2,000 Harhit stores will be opened in the state. Apart from these, these stores will also be opened at 1718 petrol pumps,” said Sh. Manohar Lal.

Serving the last person first in the spirit of Antyodaya

The Chief Minister it is a constitutional and moral obligation of any welfare government to help the poor in every possible way so as to ensure their economic upliftment and bringing them into the mainstream. Therefore, in order to fulfill the goal of 'Antyodaya', many steps have been taken for the welfare and upliftment of workers, poor and people belonging to Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes, women and elders.

“We are first focusing on those having lowest incomes. 'Mukhyamantri Antyodaya Parivar Utthan Yojana' has been implemented to raise the standard of living of such families. In its first phase, the target is to identify the poorest 2 lakh families” added Sh. Manohar Lal.

He informed that so far 48,000 families have been identified, the State Government targets to bring the annual income of every such family residing in Haryana to at least Rs 1.80 lakh. The annual income limit of BPL families has been increased to Rs.1.80 lakh from Rs. 1. 20 lakh so that more and more families get the benefit of welfare schemes added Sh. Manohar Lal.

“Under the 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana', 1.22 crore people of 27 lakh families will be given free ration till November 2021. The pension amount being given under various social security pension schemes has been increased to Rs. 2500 per month,” said the Chief Minister.

He said that the treatment and vaccination to all COVID-19 patients in the state is being provided free of cost. COVID-19 patients belonging to BPL families were provided free of cost treatment in private hospitals, apart from providing various financial assistance to those living in home isolation.

Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana has been launched to rehabilitate and financially assist children orphaned due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Under this, monthly assistance of Rs 2500 is being given per child, informed the Chief Minister.

Adopting zero tolerance towards corruption

The Chief Minister said that tightening the noose around corrupt practices going in every wing of the government was one of the most herculean targets that our Government has achieved. Several digital reforms were initiated in each sector be it issuing C.L.Us, transferring teachers online, giving government jobs only on merit basis, curbing age-old fraud going on in distribution of ration, pension, stipend and subsidy being given to the poor.

Recently ‘Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam Limited’ has been set up to stop the practice of hiring contractual employees through outsourcing. Similarly, in a bid to address issues related to recruitment, transfer, service record, a new Department namely Human Resources Department has been set up, added Sh. Manohar Lal.

The Chief Minister informed that in a bid to eradicate irregularities in the Transport Department, the State Government had launched ‘Operation Shudhi’ was launched.

Good Governance Reforms initiated

The Chief Minister said that for him Good Governance means transparency and accountability in administration, which is unprejudiced and gives a fair and equal chance to every needy to get their voices heard.

He said that from the very first day of our public service, we always remained vocal about the fact that accountability should be fixed in the administrative process, no interference of middlemen should be there in getting the government work done and people should not have to run from pillar to post to get their work done. For this new effective initiatives were taken for good governance which has been recognized at the level of Central Government too.

“While recognizing Haryana’s efforts taken in the league of digital reforms, President Sh. Ram Nath Kovind had conferred Digital India Award 2020 to the State, “said Sh. Manohar Lal.

'Vivadon se Samadhan' to address grievances

The Chief Minister said that in a bid to address every single grievance raised by the people of the state, one of its kind 'Vivadon se Samadhan' was launched aiming to resolve long pending queries of each department.

He said that various disputes like Interest, penal interest, VAT and GST transport taxes, mining dues, and stamp duty of Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikarn (HSVP), Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIDC), Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board (HSAMB), Town and Country Planning Department etc were successfully resolved through 'Vivadon se Samadhan'.

The Chief Minister said that in the implementation of many schemes Haryana Government has become a role model for other states.

"The campaign to make the villages of State free from ‘Lal Dora’ that was exclusively launched by Haryana Government was later adopted by Centre Government under the title of Pradhanmantri Svamitva Yojna", So far 1710 villages have been made Lal Dora free,” said Sh. Manohar Lal.

Several steps taken to promote water conservation

The Chief Minister said that several steps are taken by the State Government for promoting water conservation. Besides this, through reduce, recycle and re-use of treated wastewater policy has been launched with an objective to use treated wastewater for non-potable uses.

“Mera Pani Meri Virasat Scheme has been launched to diversify the paddy crop into alternative crops. An amount of Rs. 7000 is being given as an incentive to the farmers for adopting crop diversification. A biennial scheme for proper management of water was also launched by the State Government added Sh. Manohar Lal.