State Commerce and Industry Minister Shri Kawasi Lakhma today inaugurated the branch of District Co-operative Central Bank in village Amabeda of Antagarh block of Kanker district. It is worth mentioning that with the opening of a cooperative bank in Amabeda, the years old demand of the residents has been fulfilled, it will be the 13th district cooperative central bank branch of Kanker district and 46th district cooperative central bank branch of Bastar division. With this bank, farmers and villagers of 90 villages of Amabeda zone, including 21 forest villages, will be benefitted. People here will no longer need to go to Keshkal, Kanker or Antagarh, 30 km away. Addressing the function, the Chief Guest of the program, Excise Minister Shri Kawasi Lakhma said that Chhattisgarh government is a government working in the interest of farmers. He said that with the opening of a branch of a cooperative bank in this zone, people would get banking facilities, as well as farmers would also get credit facilities for agricultural works. Shri Lakhma said that under the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, input subsidy is being given to farmers who take other profitable crops instead of paddy. Apart from this, arrangements have been made to buy Kodo, Kutki, Ragi along with declaring the support price. Under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, the Chhattisgarh government is working in the interest of all the villages, poor, farmers and laborers. The rate of tendu leaves has been increased from Rs.25 hundred to Rs.4 thousand per standard bag by the government. Arrangements have also been made to buy minor forest produce. Shri Lakhma said that under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Bhumiless Krishi Mazdoor Nyay Yojana, landless families would be given an assistance of Rs.6 thousand every year. Devgudi, a symbol of faith of tribals and Ghotul, a carrier of tradition, is being constructed by the government in Bastar division. Schools which were closed due to Naxal activities are being restarted. Provision has been made to provide government jobs at the local level in Bastar division, for this, junior selection boards have been constituted. The honorarium of Panchayat representatives is also being increased by the government. On this occasion, Shri Lakhma announced to construct the boundary wall of the building of Higher Secondary School, Ambeda. Presiding over the program, local MLA Mr. Anoop Nag said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh, the Chhattisgarh government is constantly trying to solve the problems of Antagarh and Amabeda region. Like this:Like Loading… Continue Reading