Chief Minister draws artwork for kids on blank wall

Lok Suraj 2017 in full swing, Chief Minister pays surprise visit to aanganbadi centre : Dr Singh joins children in drawing on the wall

Many announcements including construction of 8-km-long road made in chaupal held at Borawand, 50 households receive domest gas connection under Ujjwala Yojana

Raipur, 11 May 2017 - Under state-wide Lok Suraaj Abhiyan, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today landed in Borawand village of naxal-affected Narayanpur district, much to the surprise of villagers. Before holding chaupal there, Dr Singh went to inspect aanganbadi centre and meet children of the village. Chief Minister affectionately asked children their name. One of the children responded that his name is Raman. Amused by his response, Dr Singh said- Good that this village has a 'Raman' too! He extended warm wishes to Raman and other children of aanganbadi.

When Dr Singh saw that some children are making drawings on wall of aanganbadi centre, he went ahead to join them and started drawing on the wall. Chief Minister interacted with children and played games with them. He also asked aanganbadi workers about the education-related activities. Dr Singh took note of the vaccination provided to children and local women in aanganbadi centre, and also about distribution nutritious food etc. After inspecting the aanganbadi centre, Dr Singh visited house of a local resident Mr. Bukulram, where he talked to an old-age lady Mrs. Sundani Bai. Mr. Bukulram had got his house built in year 2013, with financial aid sanctioned under Indira Awas Yojana. His family told Chief Minister that their house has no electricity connection, on which Dr Singh directed officials to provide electricity connection to Bukulram's house. Mr. Bukulram's son told Chief Minister that his age has been misprinted on the aadhaar card. On which Dr Singh directed Collector to organize a camp in the village to verify aadhaar cards and rectify any kind of misprinting found. Dr Singh also tried hand on bow and arrow kept in Bukulram's house.

In the chaupal held in Borawand under the shade of tree, Dr Raman Singh made several announcements while interacting with the villagers. He said- an 8-km long road will be built in village Borawand. He also announced construction of bridge on Bodra Nala on the same route. Chief Minister announced distribution of domestic gas connection, double burner stove and a filled cylinder to 50 families of Borawand under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. Villgers told Chief Minister that electricity supply in the village has been facilitated but connections have not been provided, in response to which Chief Minister announched that all the households of the village will be soon provided with electricity connections and LED bulbs. He sanctioned Rs one lakh for construction of Devgudi in the village and also assured of providing a harmonium and a 'dholak' to Jai Kalimata Self-Help Group there.