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Dantewada villagers thank CM for announcing bonus

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Chief Minister  Raman Singh on Monday met a delegation of Dantewada villagers (South Bastar) led by former MLA  Bheema Mandawi at his official residence here.

The residents of Geedham and Bacheli Development blocks gave a detailed account of developmental activities in the region.

The farmers also thanked the Chief Minister for sanctioning the 'Bonus' amount .

Singh said that villages, poor and farmers are the main focus of the State Government. The authorities are concerned over the scanty rainfall in many districts of the State. Several policies had been formulated keeping in mind the welfare of farmers. They will be paid bonus on the paddy purchased in 2016 Minimum Support Price (MSP). They also will be given insurance on the loss of crops under the Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme, he said.

The Chief Minister said that special focus had been laid on the developmental activities in far-flung Dantewada and Bastar regions.

Network of roads are being laid for smooth flow of traffic in the remote regions of State. Efforts are being made to expand internet and mobile connectivity, he said. 




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