Maharashtra: CM, Dy CM reviewed implementation of central Govt schemes

Mumbai, 01 August 2022: Stating that even the Prime Minister also has great expectations from the new Government in the state, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis directed officials to reach out to people and while increasing efficiency, also raise the public participation and mutual coordination for reaching out the last constituent of the society with various schemes of state and Union Government. Directions were also given to send individual letters from the chief minister to beneficiaries of all the schemes.


A meeting to review in detail all the welfare schemes of the Union Government being implemented in the state was held by deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and chief minister Eknath Shinde. The chief minister issued importance instructions for implementation to secretaries. Chief secretary Manukumar Srivastava gave opening remarks on the meeting agenda and secretary to deputy chief minister Shrikar Pardeshi made a presentation.


Stating that Prime Minister assured that Centre would strongly support state Government during his meeting with Prime minister, the chief minister said that responsibility of the state has increased and state would sort out any hurdle it would face when it comes to implementation. Stating that innovative initiatives are welcome he asked officials to submit proposals immediately so that maximum funding is availed from the Centre. He said that Government and administration are two wheels of a chariot and need to work with coordination. He asked officials to effectively implement people-oriented schemes by reaching out to last person.


Various suggestions

Making various suggestions chief minister asked guardian secretaries and senior officers to visit aspirational districts in the state and give personal letter to every beneficiary and ensure increased participation of people in various schemes. Especially, he reviewed 14 schemes including Jal Jeevan, Atal pensions, skill development, Pradhan Mantra Awas Yojana, Jan Aarogya Yojana, PM Gati Shakti, TB eradication, PM Swanidhi scheme, National education policy.


Implement with enthusiasm Har Ghar Tiranga initiative

The chief minister asked department of cultural affairs to create awareness so that Har Ghar Tiranga campaign is implemented with enthusiasm in the state. He said that a target of unfurling Tri-color on 2.5 crore houses and we want to make this campaign successful with coordination of schools by organizing morning marches, Aanganwadis, cooperative department and Panchayat Rai institutions.


Speed up free booster dose campaign

The chief minister directed health department to speed up free of cost booster dose campaign of 75 days and asked the department to create awareness on a large scale.


Jal Jeevan Mission

Asking to make a complete presentation on Marathwada Grid scheme and see as to how many elements from this scheme can be incorporated in the scheme of Union Government, deputy chief minister and chief minister asked to speed up Jal Jeevan Mission and instructed to ensure hundred per cent implementation of Har Ghar Nal Se Jal which is tap water to every household scheme.


Speed up urban housing development scheme

Pointing it out that PMAY scheme has been implemented only 12 per cent in urban areas while 74 per cent in rural areas, deputy chief minister and chief minister asked to speed up the scheme implementation in urban areas. They also directed to submit present action plan in three months. They said that the PM Swanidhi scheme needs to be implemented in a better manner by the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation.


One district one product and Aadhar verification

Expressing the need that every district to be recognized for a particular product and making a brand for the product, the deputy chief minister Fadnavis said that export as well as making available market for the same needs planning. He asked to organize a campaign for verification of bogus Aadhar cards in the state and asked to select villages from blocks.