*So far 1888 beneficiaries have availed of the benefits of CHIRAYU Haryana

*Chief Minister to distribute CHIRAYU cards to 10 lakh more beneficiaries today

*All the beneficiaries will get free of cost health cards by December 31, Manohar Lal


Chandigarh, December 9 – With the vision of ‘Swasth Haryana’, it was on November 21 last that Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal launched the ‘CHIRAYU Haryana’ (Comprehensive Health insurance of Antyodaya Units) scheme aimed at extending the Ayushman Bharat benefits to around 29 lakh beneficiaries having an annual income limit of Rs.1.80 lakh. Notably, within less than a month, as many as 1888 people have already availed the scheme benefit.

CHIRAYU Haryana is expected to give new lease of life to about 28 lakh Antyodaya families, meaning that 1.25 crore Haryanvis will be availing of the scheme benefit. Sh. Manohar Lal firmly believes every needy and unprivileged should get those basic facilities along with health facilities and this welfare scheme is proving to be a 'game changer'.

Meanwhile, the Chief Minister will virtually distribute new CHIRAYU cards to 10 lakh beneficiaries on December 10. These cards will be distributed through camps organized in 1600 villages and all urban areas of the state. During this, he will also interact with the beneficiaries.

Sh. Manohar Lal said that under this scheme health benefits of Rs 5 lakh would be provided to each family having an annual income of less than Rs 1.80 lakh who will get good treatment facilities.

Our government is committed to provide the best health benefits to these beneficiaries at the earliest, he added.

Directing the officers, the Chief Minister said that the work of making CHIRAYU Haryana cards should be expedited so that people start getting the benefits of the scheme at the earliest.

He said that CHIRAYU health cards are being made free of cost by Ayushman Mitra working in empanelled private or government civil hospital and the nearest CSC centre.

Sh. Manohar Lal said that after making the card, free of cost cashless treatment of up to Rs. 5 lakh will be given for more than 1500 listed diseases in 729 empanelled hospitals. Immediately after registering the card, the beneficiary will be given a free (black and white) card and a PVC card within 15 days.

The Chief Minister hoped that by December 31 everyone would get these cards.

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Corruption will not be tolerated at any cost, citizens grievances should be resolved at the earliest, Chief Minister

Chief Minister suspends assistant posted in ADC office with immediate effect during Jan Samvad programme in Sonipat

Complaints against builders have been received, sure action will be taken, Chief Minister

Chandigarh, December 9– Haryana Chief Minister while addressing a gathering at the Jan Samvad programme in Sonipat today said that Corruption will not be tolerated at any cost. He said that the State Government is continuously taking strict action against the corrupt.

Sh. Manohar Lal directed officials and employees that the problems of the public should be resolved immediately, and no laxity will be tolerated.

In the Jan Samvad programme, the Chief Minister along with the officials of his top administrative wing heard 400 complaints and gave directions for necessary action.

During this, Sh. Manohar Lal also suspended an assistant posted in the ADC office with immediate effect after he received a written complaint against the said assistant. He further said that during the suspension period the assistant will report to the CMO office in Chandigarh.

Directions given for action against builders

During the programme, complaints regarding some builders were also raised before the Chief Minister. In one such complaint regarding the issue of possession of 700 multi-storey flats without obtaining NOC, the Chief Minister directed District Town Planner (DTP), Sonipat to resolve the issue within 7 days and take necessary action against the builder.

Sh. Manohar Lal further directed the DTP to take the strictest action against the builders in other complaints as well. He said that it should be ensured that the general public does not face any problems due to the builders.

The process of making BPL cards will start on January 1, camps will also be held for PPP

The Chief Minister said that the work of making BPL cards will be resumed from January 1. Along with this, camps will be organized to remove the errors of Parivar Pehchan Patra (PPP) and to create new PPPs. Camps will be organized at different places across the state on December 10, 11, 15, 16 and 17 for PPP.

Speed up development works

Sh. Manohar Lal further directed the officers and employees to speed up the development works. He said that there is no dearth of the budget with the government for development works. The common man can also put demands related to their area through Gram Darshan and Nagar Darshan portals. He said that officers concerned should take necessary action on encroachments in villages.

Directions issued to honour Ramkumar Dahiya

One of the complainants, Ramkumar Dahiya who raised the issue related to cooperative banks before the Chief Minister during the programme gained praise from the Chief Minister for courageously raising his issue.

Sh. Manohar Lal directed the bank officials to take action on those complaints with immediate effect. He further directed Deputy Commissioner Sh. Lalit Siwach to honour, Ramkumar Dahiya on Republic Day celebration. Along with this, he also announced financial assistance of Rs 25,000 to a Person with Disability.

Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Sh. V. Umashankar, Divisional Commissioner, Rohtak, Sh. Sanjeev Verma, IG, Smt. Mamta Singh also heard the complaints during the Jan Samvad programme.

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Haryana CS asks state officials to publicise G20 logo, theme

Chandigarh December 9- The Haryana Government has issued instructions to all Government Offices, Institutions, Autonomous Bodies, Schools, Colleges and PSUs for ensuring all opportunities for publicizing the G20 logo and theme during India's Presidency period to familiarize the people about the relevance of the G20 as well as to disseminate messaging and outcomes from the G20.

Chief Secretary Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal instructed all Administrative Secretaries, Head of Departments, Divisional and Deputy Commissioners, all the MDs of boards and corporations that in all publications like annual reports, study papers, budget documents, periodicals and magazines, websites of State Government and their autonomous organizations and PSUS should publicise the logo and theme of G20.

Besides this, it should also be publicised at stationery like file covers, folders, note pads, diaries, calendars, visiting cards, social media handles, digital media, any events, seminars and workshops being organized by stakeholders during the Presidency. Office building through outdoor publicity (hoardings, digital screens etc), Government signages and publicity, promotional material related to their schemes and programmes, whether digital, print, outdoor or audio - visual should publicise logo and theme of G20.

The letter also states that use of the logo and theme may also be promoted amongst private partners of the State government e.g., by hotel chains, transport agents, websites of these companies etc. Government owned petrol pumps that are spread out across the country, may also prominently display the G20 logo and theme. The G20 logo and theme may also be used at any art, craft, cultural festivals and events being organized by Government stakeholders or where the Government is a co - sponsor. The above are only indicative suggestions and all opportunities may be explored for publicizing the G20 logo and theme during India's Presidency period.

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Haryana Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal inaugurates 3-day 10th National Dragon Boat Racing Championship at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh

Participation is more important than winning or losing a game – Sanjeev Kaushal

Chandigarh, December 9– Haryana Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal today inaugurated the 10th National Dragon Boat Racing Championship at Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh. Dragon Boat Federation of India, President, Sh. Vinod Sharma presided over the function.

Encouraging the players to excel in sports, the Chief Secretary said that participation with the spirit of sportsmanship is more important than winning or losing a game.

The Championship will be held from December 9 to 11, 2022. In the Championship, about 500 players of 34 teams from 18 states will display their skills during the boat racing events.

Sh. Kaushal said that sports are an integral part of our life and said that youth should come forward to participate in sports and perform their best to bring laurels to their family, state and country. Besides physical fitness, sports also improve mental health of a person. He also commended the efforts of Dragon Boat Federation of India for organizing the 10th National Dragon Boat Racing Championship.

On this occasion, President of Dragon Boat Federation of India, Sh. Vinod Sharma welcomed and presented a bouquet to the Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal. Vice President, Sh. Raj Kamal Dhanda and General Secretary of Punjab Dragon Boat Association, Smt. Krishna Kamboj greeted all the guests present on the occasion.

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Haryana approves revised State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC-2)- Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal

Chandigarh December 9- The Haryana State Level Steering Committee on climate change met under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal today approved the Revised State action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC-2).

According to the approved revised plan of SAPCC Phase-2 (2021-30), 73 actions have been proposed out of which 37 are strongly linked to adaptation. 28 are linked to mitigation and 8 strategies have linkages to both adaptation and mitigation. The total proposed budget for these activities in 10 years (2021-30) amounts to Rs 39,371.80 crore. For the final approval, the plan would be further submitted to the National Level Steering Committee, The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC).

Sh. Kaushal said that the revised plan aims at aligning and redefining the goals and targets considering eight NDC (Nationally Determined Contributions) goals. The Eight NDC includes Sustainable lifestyle, Cleaner Economic Development, Reducing Emission intensity of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Increasing the share of Non-Fossil Fuel Based Electricity, Enhancing Carbon Sink (Forests) Adaptation, Mobilising Finance and Technology Transfer and Capacity Building.

Sh. Kaushal directed all the aligned Departments to update the plans, strategies and actions for the workable mitigation and adaptation action and strategy till 2030. He further directed that all the line Departments will appoint a Nodal Officer for the implementation and coordination of SAPCC-2. Bi-monthly meeting of the State Advisory Group for the monitoring and evaluation of SAPCC will also be organised, he directed.

It was apprised in the meeting that in the revised SAPCC Phase-2, the eight sectors are combined into different working groups under both adaptation and Mitigation category. These five Working Groups under Adaptation Category include Sustainable Agriculture, Water Resources, Forest and Environment including Biodiversity, Strategic Knowledge and Skill Development and Mountain Ecology. The three Working Groups for Mitigation Category include Enhanced Energy Efficiency and Solar Mission, Sustainable Habitat and Industry.

Additional Chief Secretary, Science and Technology, Sh. Ashok Khemka, Additional Chief Secretary, Environment and Climate Change, Sh. Vineet Garg, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance and Planning, Sh. Anurag Rastogi, Additional Chief Secretary, Public Health Engineering, Sh. A. K Singh and other senior officers were present in the meeting.

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Under Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chhattar Sansodhit Yojana, now all categories of students will get scholarship

Chandigarh, December 9- The Haryana Government has included Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes students as well as students from other categories in the Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chhattar Sansodhit Yojna for the year 2022-23.

While giving this information today, a spokesperson of the Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Welfare Department said that according to the revised scheme, students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Castes, Nomadic Castes and Backward Classes, as well as all other classes, students of all other classes will also be given scholarship after 10th standard.

He informed that eligible students with family annual income up to Rs. 4 lakh can fill their application online till January 31, 2023, for the Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Medhavi Chhattar Sansodhit Yojna for the year 2022-23. Scholarships ranging from Rs. 8,000 to Rs. 12,000 will be provided to these students.

He informed that the purpose of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Medhavi Chhattar Sansodhit Yojna is to keep the students of Scheduled Castes, Vimukt Jatis, Tapriwas, Ghumantu and Semi-Nomadic and Backward Classes and all other classes in competition in the field of education. This will also make them capable by bagging them with financial assistance and also to to encourage them to score maximum marks from matriculation to postgraduate classes.

According to the spokesperson, students from Scheduled Caste and Backward Class-A obtain 60% marks (rural) and 70% marks (urban) in class 10, 75 percent marks (rural) and 80 percent marks for the students of Backward Class-B and all other categories (Urban), Rs. 8,000 is given on getting these marks in class 11th and admission in first year of all diploma courses. Similarly, Rs. 8,000 for arts, commerce, science and all diploma courses in the first year of graduation, engineering, technical and Rs 9,000 for vocational courses, Rs. 10,000 for medical allied courses and only for SC students in graduation classes on obtaining 60 per cent (rural) and 65 per cent (urban) marks in Arts, Commerce, Science first year of post-graduation. An incentive amount of Rs. 9,000 is provided for all diploma courses and Rs. 11,000 for engineering, technical and professional courses and Rs. 12,000 for medical allied courses.

He said that eligible students can apply online at www.saralharyana.gov.in. Apart from this, for more information, the candidates can contact the departmental website haryanascbc.gov.in and telephone numbers 0172-2566219 and 2567009.

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HEALTH DEPARTMENT GOVERNMENT OF HARYANA

Website: haryanahealth.nic.in Email: dhs.idspdatam@hry.nic.in

Media Bulletin on COVID–19, Dated- 09/12/2022

The Detailed Status of Surveillance Activity for COVID-19 as on 09th December, 2022 is given below

Total No. of Sample Taken Today

4137

Total No. of Positive Cases Detected Today

1

Total Active COVID-19 Patients

18

Total No. of Samples found Positive till date

1056548

Total Positive COVID-19 Patients Recovered / Discharged till date

1045793

No. of Deaths

10714

Total No. of People Vaccinated Today

518

(1st Dose: 54

2nd Dose: 193

Precaution Dose: 271)

Cumulative Coverage of COVID-19 Vaccination - 1st Dose

(Achieved 100% for 18yrs above population)

23670969 (100%)

Cumulative Coverage of COVID-19 Vaccination - 2nd Dose

(Achieved 88% for 15yrs above population)

19823860 (88%)

Cumulative Coverage of COVID-19 Vaccination - Precaution Dose

1946682

Cumulative Coverage of Total COVID-19 Vaccination

45441511

COVID-19 Today (09-12-2022) Positivity Rate

0.02%

Recovery Rate

98.98%

Fatality Rate

1.01%

State Nodal Officer – IDSP

24x7 State Control Room-nCoV number: 8558893911(Panchkula, Gurugram and Faridabad district)1075 & 108

MoHFW, GoI 24x7 Control Room Number: +91-11-23978046

Website:www.mohfw.gov.in