Khattar directs to provide gas connections to eligible families under Ujjwala scheme

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Chandigarh, Aug 27 : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that if any house in the state does not have a domestic gas connection, then such eligible family will be given gas connection in the next one month.

Mr Khattar directed the department to provide connections to the eligible families under the Ujjwala scheme by running an intensive campaign. He also directed to find solutions to the problems of the farmers related to the Fasal Bima Yojana.

The Chief Minister was presiding over a state level meeting of Disha Committee here on Friday. During the meeting, various schemes of the Central and Haryana Government were reviewed in detail.

Mr Khattar said that drinking water is a fundamental right and it is our responsibility to provide clean drinking water to every person. He directed the officers to make drinking water available in every house while working seriously in this direction. He said that under the Jal Jeevan Mission, the work of providing drinking water connection to every household of every village would be completed before November 1, 2021. Dhanis are also being covered under this scheme.

He directed that meetings of district level Disha Committees must be held every three months. At the same time, he said that all the Deputy Commissioners should also be included during the state level meetings so that any kind of problem being faced in the districts can be discussed immediately.

The Chief Minister directed to organise special vaccination camps for the staff of the schools in view of the COVID pandemic. He said that now the situation is slowly returning to normal, yet in view of the possibility of re-emergence of this pandemic, these camps should be organized for the school staff at the earliest. During the meeting it was told that till now about 1.5 crore people have been vaccinated in the state. Of these, 36 lakh people have also received the second dose.

He said that no student should be deprived of school education in the state. He directed the concerned officers to target children between the age of 3 to 18 years so that no student drops out. He said that in order to secure the right to education, it is our responsibility to ensure that every child attends the school.

Mr Khattar directed the officers to make necessary arrangements to ensure that the benefits of Social Security Samman Pension Scheme are given to the elderly and other beneficiaries at the village level itself.

It was informed in the meeting that provision of Common Service Center is being made in the new village secretariats being built at every village level. In this manner, it will be easy for the villagers to take the benefits of government schemes.


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