Chief Minister Chairs State-Level DISHA Committee Meeting
MPs, MLAs and Administrative Secretaries remained present
Chief Minister directs officers concerned to keep a close vigil on illegal extraction of mining material due to depletion of the ground water table
Concerned miners to ensure maintenance of roads within the radius of their mining sites, Manohar Lal
Haryana to formulate an Age-wise tracking system of children to get real-time data on the school dropouts, Chief Minister
Chandigarh, August 22- While taking serious note of the issue regarding depletion of water levels within and nearby areas of mining sites in the State, Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal today directed the officers concerned to install Piezometers at the mining sites to determine the status of the groundwater table.
The Chief Minister said that as mining can deplete surface and groundwater supplies and because of the depleting water table within and nearby areas of mining sites, the possibility of illegal extraction of mining material increases. Hence to keep a check on this, Piezometers should be installed at the mining sites.
The Chief Minister gave these directions while presiding over the State Level DISHA Committee Meeting held here today with the Administrative Secretaries, Deputy Commissioner, Chief Executive Officers, Zila Parishad and District Municipal Commissioners. The meeting was co-chaired by Development and Panchayats Minister, Sh. Devendra Babli. During the meeting, various schemes of the Centre and Central and State governments were reviewed in detail.
Member Parliaments, Sh. Sanjay Bhatia, Sh. Dharambir Singh, Sh. Arvind Sharma and Rajya Sabha MP, Lt Gen. (retd) D.P. Vats, MLA, Smt. Nirmal Rani also remained present during the meeting. MP, Sh. Brijendra Singh joined through video conferencing.
Concerned miners to ensure maintenance of roads within the radius of their mining sites
Ensuring maintenance of roads within the radius of mining sites, the Chief Minister directed the Deputy Commissioners to ensure that the maintenance of all the roads within the radius of 5 kilometers of any mining site is done by the concerned miners.
The Deputy Commissioners should prepare a proposal regarding the same as per the District Mineral Foundation Rules, 2017, added Sh. Manohar Lal.
Age-wise tracking of children to get real-time data on the school dropouts
The Chief Minister said that the present State Government has made concentrated efforts to keep a check on the school dropouts so as to ensure that no student should be deprived of education due to any reason. Now taking this commitment further the State Education Department will be implementing a new system of age-wise tracking of every student in the age group of 5 to 18 years, said the Chief Minister.
Under this system, the children in the above said age group who are registered in the Parivar Pehchan Patra (PPP) data would be tracked by the Education Department so that real-time information about all such children can be collected and the actual status of the school dropout rate can be determined.
Link Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme with Mukhyamantri Antyodaya Parivar Utthan Yojana
The Chief Minister said that Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme should be linked with Mukhyamantri Antyodaya Parivar Utthan Yojana so that eligible families have more self-employment opportunities.
Houses in the one-kilometer radius from Lal Dora to get power connection
The Chief Minister said that Power Department should explore possibilities of giving power connections to all the houses in the one-kilometer radius from Lal Dora.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister was apprised that there is 100 percent electrification in the State. who-so-ever has come for electricity connections, the department has provided the same as per the requirement of the applicant.
Hold regular meetings of district Disha Committees
The Chief Minister directed the Deputy Commissioner to hold regular meetings of district level Disha Committees so that every important issues raised during these meetings would be tabled in the State level Disha committee so that any kind of problem being faced in the districts can be discussed immediately.
Provide connections to the eligible families under the Ujjwala scheme
While giving directions regarding cooking gas connections provided under the Ujjwala scheme, Sh. Manohar Lal said that every District Commissioner should ensure that no household is left of these connections.
He said that if any house in the state is still left with a domestic gas connection, then an immediate gas connection should be given to such eligible family.
The Chief Minister further directed the officers concerned to expedite the ongoing survey work under the Housing for Economically Weaker Sections policy to identify the potential beneficiaries in Rural as well as Urban areas in the State.
A teacher should be made the nodal officer to ensure safe travel of girl students
During the meeting, the Member Parliament raised the demand of making a system to ensure safe transport facilities for the girl students. Accepting the same, the Chief Minister directed the officers concerned that a teacher should be made the nodal officer in the schools to supervise all the routes so that the girl students do not face any kind of problem.
While discussing the agenda regarding Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban, the Chief Minister directed that the beneficiaries whose first installment has been received, their second and third installments should also be released soon, so that there is no delay in construction of houses.
Open more Antyodaya Aahar and Atal Kisan Canteens
The Chief Minister directed that more Antyodaya Aahar and Atal Kisan Canteens should be opened apart from the already operational canteens. The Chief Minister said that with the opening of such canteens the workers and others visiting the Mandis will be able to eat good food at reasonable prices.
Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal, Chief Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Sh. D.S. Dhesi, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Sh. V. Umashankar, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Dr. Amit Agrawal, Additional Principal Secretary-II to Chief Minister, Smt. Ashima Brar and all the Administrative Secretaries of the Concerned Departments remained present in the meeting.