The government is working taking various welfare plans for the people of the state. In this regard, efforts are being made to deliver the benefits of different schemes of the central and state government to the people under Prati Ghare Sushason campaign, enunciated Chief Minister Prof (Dr.) Manik Saha after inaugurating Sepahijala District-Level Sushason Mela and Lavarthi Sanmelan today at Bishramganj HS School campus. He said, Prati Ghare Sushason campaign will continue till December 25.
The government is implementing developmental programs and providing government services with fairly. Prior to inauguration of Sepahijala District-Level Sushason Mela and Lavarthi Sanmelan, the Chief Minister inaugurated the newly built office building of the Chief Medical Officer of the district in Bishramganj. It is to be noted that this Iwo-storied office building has been built at the cost of 2 crore 58 lakh rupees.
The Chief Minister said, the present government’s ultimate goal is to make the mothers self- dependent. In this regard, the government has been working taking different plans, giving more. priority to making women of rural and urban areas self-dependent through Self-Help Groups. He said, earlier there were 39 thousand 82 women in SHCs of the state in the year 2017-18. After the present government look over, the number has increased to 3 lakh 45 thousand women. This shows that change has been brought to the state with respect to rural economic development and making women self-dependent. Earlier there were 4 thousand 153 SHGs in the state in the year 2017-18.
Now the number of SHGs has risen to 38 thousand 657 SHGs. In the year 2017-18, the SHGs were provided with revolving fund of 32 crore 67 lakh rupees. After the present government came to power, the SHGs have been provided with revolving fund of 347 crore 61 lakh rupees. Apart from that, many simplifications were done on providing loans to the SHGS.