Cabinet nod to MP Land-Revenue Code (Amendment) Bill 2018

Bhopal : June, 2018 : In today’s meeting of the Cabinet held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, approval was granted to the proposal of appointing Bhaskar Kumar Choubey as the Chairman of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission apart from the approval to the Madhya Pradesh Land Revenue Code (Amendment) Bill 2018. The Cabinet also granted post-facto approval to the Women and Child Development Department for implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matra Vandana Yojana.

Main points of Madhya Pradesh Land-Revenue Code (Amendment) Bill 2018

The Cabinet approved the proposal for amendment in the Land Revenue Code. There is provision in relation to amendment in transfer, sharing of land in life time, seeking help of private authorized agencies in demarcation, diversion, demarcation, settlement, sharing arrangements etc.

Women and Child Development Department to implement PM Matra Vandana Yojana

The Cabinet has provided post-facto approval to the Women and Child Development Department for the implementation of the Prime Minister’s Matra Vandana Yojana from the year 2017-18 in the state. The Cabinet has also sanctioned Rs 1280 crore and 35 lakh for the implementation of the scheme from 2017-18 to 2019-20.

Promotion of training of teachers

The Cabinet has given financial approval of Rs 55 crores for the implementation of academic activities by the Government Education Colleges, from 2017-18 to 2019-20, under the ‘Teacher’s Education Scheme’ being run to strengthen teachers’ training institutions for teacher’s training. In this order, Rs 38 crore 42 lakh has been approved for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20 for District Education and Training Institute and Institute of Advanced Studies in Education.

Modernisation of Madarsas

The Cabinet has approved Rs 99 crore 50 lakh for the 3-year work plan from year 2017-18 to 2019-20 for the modernization of madarsas.

Approval for continuation of Suraj Dhara Yojana and Seed Quality Control Laboratory

The cabinet has approved a sum of Rs. 159 crore 67 lakh for continuous execution of Suraj Dhara Yojana from 2017-18 to 2019-20 in order to provide high quality seed to small and marginal farmers of scheduled caste and tribe category. Along with this, an approval of Rs. 38 crore has been granted for continuous running of new fertiliser and seed quality control laboratory.

Burn Unit approved for 5 Medical Colleges

The cabinet has given an approval for Rs. 30 crore 67 lakh to set up burn unit at Medical Colleges of Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur and Rewa.

Gas Relief

Moreover, the cabinet has given an approval for Rs. 5 crore to execute construction works and its continuation from the year 2017-18 to 2019-20 in gas affected areas. Approval has also been given to health services of gas relief for continuous implementation of Umbrella Yojana during the period 2018-19 to 2019-20.

Irrigation Projects

The cabinet has granted an administrative approval of Rs. 2610 crore 54 lakh for total command area of 80 thousand hectare of Banda irrigation Project of Sagar district and permission for investment clearance.

Similarly, approval of Rs. 2 thousand 244 crore 97 lakh has been given by the cabinet for total 78 thousand 484 hectare irrigation command area of Maa Ratangarh Multipurpose project of Datia district and investment clearance.

Other Decisions

The cabinet has given approval to Rs. 41 crore for Shahdol Engineering College, the unit of Rajeev Gandhi Prodyogiki Vishvavidyalaya, Bhopal. This amount will be provided by the University from its own funds.

Furthermore, the cabinet gave approval of Rs. 30 crore for construction of new fisheries building. This building will be constructed on the 3.90 acre land at Bhadbhada Fisheries Seed territory of the department.