Priyanka Gandhi to attend event today

LAUNCH OF SCHEME FOR TRIBALS

Jagdalpur, Apr 12: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be on a one-day visit to Chhattisgarh on Thursday during which she will attend the launching of a state government scheme for tribals in Jagdalpur city in Bastar district, officials said.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will be the chief guest at the event “Bharose Ka Sammelan” where ‘Mukhyamantri Adivasi Parab Samman Nidhi Yojana’ will be launched.
Under this scheme, the state government will provide annual financial assistance of Rs 10,000 (in two instalments) to Gram Panchayats in the scheduled areas for organising tribal festivals, fairs, and religious programs.
At the event, the chief minister will disburse the first instalment of Rs 5,000 each for 1,840-gram panchayats in the Bastar division, comprising seven districts.
The scheme is aimed at preserving tribal culture and traditions, officials said on Wednesday.
Baghel had announced the ‘Adivasi Parab Samman Nidhi Yojana’ on January 26 this year. A provision of Rs 5 crore has been made for the implementation of the scheme in the financial year 2023-24, officials added.
It will be Priyanka Gandhi’s second visit to the Congress-ruled state this year so far where assembly elections are due after a few months. Earlier, she had visited the state during the plenary session of the Congress in February.

CM to dedicate 49 development works worth Rs.129 cr
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will dedicate 49 development works worth Rs.129 crores for the development of the area. He will inaugurate 15 development works worth Rs 62 crore 29 lakh 47 thousand and will perform Bhoomipujan of 34 development works worth Rs 66 crore 70 lakh. He will also visit the exhibition based on the schemes of various departments and will also distribute cheques and kits to the beneficiaries of the schemes. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will be the chief guest at the event “Bharose Ka Sammelan” where ‘Mukhyamantri Adivasi Parab Samman Nidhi Yojana’ will be launched.
Under this scheme, the state government will provide annual financial assistance of Rs 10,000 (in two instalments) to Gram Panchayats in the scheduled areas for organising tribal festivals, fairs, and religious programs.

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