CM stresses on imparting skills to youth as per the requirement of industries

CM directs to maintain record of children out of schools, attending private institutions

Chandigarh, March 26- Laying emphasis to create more job opportunities in Haryana, the Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal directed the officers of Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Department to ask the skill set demand of various industries and accordingly impart skill enhancement training to youth to meet the desired requirement of industries.

While presiding over a meeting to review the progress of age group wise assignment given to various Departments, the Chief Minister further directed the officers of Women and Child Development Department to expedite the process of identifying the children out of school, attending Anganwadi Centres, Madrasas, Gurukuls and other private institutions in the state. Besides this, the Chief Minister also directed them to upload and regularly update the data of the children with the help of Anganwadi workers. To maintain the data record, he further said that the smart phones should be provided to Anganwadi workers engaged in gathering and verifying the data of children.

To reduce malnutrition among 0-6 years old children in the state, the Chief Minister further directed the officers to assess the Body Mass Index of the children and update it twice a week on the portal developed by Citizen Resource Information Department (CRID) of the state and Bharat Poshan Portal of the Central Government. Besides this, he further directed the officers to upload and regularly update the data of single member in family, college students, employed youth, senior citizens, construction workers and persons with disabilities on the dashboard of CRID and link the date with Parivar Pehchan Patra.

The Chief Minister directed the officers to identify the single children or orphans in the state and enroll them in child care homes established by the government. He directed the officers of school education department to expedite the process of verification of Date of Birth and Aadhaar of the Citizens between the age group of 6-18 years as all teachers of the Department of School Education have been assigned the task to verify and update the data of citizens in vicinity of their School.

The Chief Minister said that for the welfare of every section of the society, the state government is maintaining data of every individual residing within the state. The objective of the state government is to understand the needs of the people and raise the living standard of citizens through Parivar Pehchan Patra. Besides this, efforts are being made to provide benefits of welfare schemes to every eligible beneficiary in a transparent manner across the state, he added.

Among those present in the meeting include, 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, Principal Secretary, Higher Education, Sh. Vijayendra Kumar and other senior officers.


Haryana's daughters shine bright, become world boxing champions

Chief Minister congratulates Nitu Ghanghas, Saweety Boora on clinching gold medals

Chandigarh March 26: Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal congratulated and extended good wishes to Haryana's daughters Nitu Ghanghas and Saweety Boora, on behalf of the people of the state; for clinching gold medals in the Women's World Boxing Championship. The Chief Minister also congratulated the daughters on their victory through Twitter.

He said that the daughters of Haryana have once again brought laurels to the country and the state by winning gold medals; showing their prowess in sports. Nitu Ghanghas and Saweety Boora have won the Women's World Boxing Championship organized at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Sports Complex in Delhi.

“Our daughters have always brought laurels to their families and the state by winning many medals in sports. It is the endeavour of the state government to create a conducive environment for sports with better training arrangements for the players; along with international level coaching facilities, so that they can perform their best in sports,” said Sh. Manohar Lal.

The Chief Minister said that the state government is implementing several schemes for the promotion of sports. Along with cash prizes worth crores of rupees, the sports infrastructure is being improved. He said that the government’s new sports policy have started giving positive results and the sons and daughters of the state are continuously shining bright in the field.


Farmers will get full compensation for crop loss by May: Chief Minister

Chandigarh, March 26: Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal said that the farmers will get full compensation for crop loss by the month of May after assessing the damage due to the recent unseasonal rains and hailstorms. He said that the work of Girdawari would be completed in 15 days and compensation would be given to all the farmers in a transparent manner.

The Chief Minister was speaking at a programme organized here today.

Present government gave 1,300 crore compensation

Sh. Manohar Lal said that the present government has given compensation of Rs 1,300 crore to the farmers. He said that it is mandatory for the farmers to fill the details of their losses on the e-Fasal Kshatipurti portal. “Apart from this, those farmers who cannot fill the assessment of losses on the portal themselves, can get it filled by visiting the Common Service Centre. Its expenses will be borne by the government,” he added.

He said that the farmers who get crop insurance are paid by the company and the farmers who do not get insurance will be given compensation of Rs 15,000 per acre by the government.

Government brought radical changes in the system

Responding to a question, the Chief Minister said that apart from basic development like construction of schools, colleges, roads, railway lines, resolving the problems of the citizens and increasing the happiness index; the present government has also done the work of bringing radical changes in the system. He said that the present government has done the task of creating a civilized society by living up to the expectations of the people.

Sh. Manohar Lal said that on the occasion of Good Governance Day on December 25, 2014, the CM Window programme was started, under which more than 13 lakh problems have been solved so far. He said that during the last 8 years, employment opportunities were also provided to the youth in the private sector and more than one lakh government jobs were provided; which is one-and-a-half times more than during the tenure of the opposition.

“Besides working in the field of higher education on a large scale, arrangements are also being made for skill development. Also, placements are being given to the youth with MoU through Skill University. For graduate youth, Rs 9,000 per month including allowance of Rs 3,000 and honorarium of Rs 6,000 per month for 100 hours of work is being given. This facility has been provided to one lakh youths under Saksham Yojana,” he said.

The Chief Minister further said that the data of every family is being collected through Parivar Pehchan Patra (PPP). Also, necessary steps are being taken to curb drug menace in the state and the culprits would not be allowed to flourish under any circumstances, he added.

On e-tendering system, the Chief Minister said that whenever a new method is used, it is definitely opposed. “There was opposition to GST when it was implemented in the state. Now some people are opposing e-tendering. Even before this, works are being done in other departments only through e-tendering. It brings transparency in the works. The government has made a scathing attack on corruption,” he added.

Save water campaign launched

Sh. Manohar Lal along with Art of Living founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar launched the campaign to save water. The Chief Minister said that the main objective of this campaign is to save the last drop of ground water. “The state government has implementerd the ‘Mera Pani, Meri Virasat scheme’, under which an amount of Rs 7,000 per acre is provided to the farmers for growing other crops in place of paddy. So far, the farmers have grown other crops in place of paddy in 1.75 lakh acres of land under this scheme,” he added.

He said that work is also being done to motivate and give benefits to the farmers for setting up 3,000 recharge wells and growing crops with micro irrigation. Apart from this, 200 STPs have been installed to recycle and reuse water, from which 750 cusecs of water has been reused.

He said that this mission will be given full support from the government and will be taken forward. The Chief Minister also launched Water Bank Card Ticket during the programme. Rajya Sabha MP, Sh. Kartikeya Sharma was also present on this occasion.


The Hisar Airport will soon begin preparing to operate passenger flights to other cities across nation – Deputy CM

Industrial and cargo hub will also be developed in Hisar, discussions held with many global companies– Dushyant Chautala

Chandigarh, March 26- The Hisar airport is being developed with the goal of being a centre for passengers, industrial and cargo operations. The government is preparing to operate passenger flights to other cities like Jammu, Amritsar, Jaipur, Dehradun, Kullu, Shimla, Dharamshala and Chandigarh in order to increase regional connectivity from Hisar airport. This information was given by Haryana Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Dushyant Chautala in a program organized in Chandigarh.

The Deputy CM said that the Haryana government is working on priority to promote drone, aviation sector and provision for this has also been made in the state financial budget. He stated that this area offers numerous opportunities for the country and Haryana’s growth. He added that youth power may add a new dimension to the existing growth.

Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Dushyant Chautala said that the Aviation Department has spent Rs. 1,000 crores in various areas of Haryana for the development of this sector. Hisar is being developed as an aviation and industrial hub. Dushyant Chautala said that work will be done on 1200 acres in the first phase and 1800 acres in the second phase. He said that the runway work of runway at Hisar airport is almost complete.

Deputy CM, Dushyant Chautala said that the testing work is expected to be completed at Hisar airport in the month of July this year. He further informed that after this the target is to start the regional air connectivity of the first commercial aircraft in the month of August or September. Sh. Dushyant Chautala said that discussions have taken place and MoUs will shortly be inked. He said that an 18 seater air passenger craft is ready to fly from Hisar to Jammu, Amritsar, Jaipur, Dehradun, Kullu, Shimla, Dharamshala and Chandigarh. Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Dushyant Chautala said that air connectivity will be further strengthened by operating 48 seater aircraft to cities like Agra, Bikaner where tourist footfall is highest.

Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Dushyant Chautala said that Hisar airport will not be limited to the benefit of passengers. He said that efforts by the government to turn Hisar into a cargo airport which will accelerate the pace of development. For this, the government has discussed with global cargo companies by participating in different aero summits. The government has given opportunities to companies to invest in Hisar to come here and develop their infrastructure because India is the central part of Asia. He said that a global cargo unit will be set up in Hisar through a warehousing hub. The Deputy Chief Minister said that he has discussed this big project of Hisar with Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Sh. Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Sh. Piyush Goyal, Union Finance Minister, Sh. Nirmala Sitharaman.


Comprehensive plan prepared to address summer drinking water challenges - Public Health Minister

Chandigarh, March 26- Haryana Public Health and Cooperation Minister, Dr. Banwari Lal said that schemes are being implemented on a large scale to provide clean drinking water and better sewerage drainage to the citizens of the state.

The main objective of the government is to provide good governance by fulfilling the problems of the people on a priority basis. The Public Health and Cooperative Minister said this while addressing a programme organized here today.

The Public Health Minister said that under the Jal Jeevan Mission, the target of providing tap water to every household has been achieved in Haryana. Laboratories have been set up at district level to ensure the quality of water. Along with this, kits have also been made available to the villagers to check the purity of drinking water. He said that in order to solve the problem of drinking water in the villages of South Haryana, especially during summer season, necessary arrangements have been made on a large scale along with construction of new water houses for water storage capacity so that adequate supply of water can be ensured. An amount of Rs. 143 crores have been spent to ensure water till the canal tail end. Due to which apart from water houses, water facilities have also been made available for agriculture.

Better work to provide clean drinking water in dhanis

The Public Health Minister said that better works are being done to provide clean drinking water in Dhanis as well. Sewerage and Jalghar schemes are being implemented in villages with a population of more than 10,000 under Mahagram Yojana. Under this scheme, sewerage facilities are being provided in about 80 villages and according to the increasing population, other villages are also being included in this scheme.

He said that several sewerage treatment plants are also being set up to reuse the waste water so that the treated water can be easily used for agriculture as well as for the industrial purpose.


The State Election Commission Haryana bagged CSI SIG e-governance Award 2022 for developing integrated suite of applications for ensuring smooth Local Bodies Elections Management.

Chandigarh, March 26– The State Election Commission Haryana bagged CSI SIG e-governance Award 2022 for developing integrated suite of applications for ensuring smooth Local Bodies Elections Management. It was developed and implemented by NIC Haryana during general elections of Urban Local Bodies 2022.

Giving more information in this regard an official spokesperson said that the award was presented by the Computer Society of India and received by Dr. Inder Jeet, Secretary, State Election Commission, Haryana along with Sh. Deepak Bansal, State Informatics Officer, NIC Haryana and other officials of SEC Haryana and NIC Haryana in a function organised by CSI SIG on March 25, 2023 at Delhi Technological University, New Delhi. The ICT project which received award was developed by NIC Haryana under the guidance of Sh. Dhanpat Singh, State Election Commissioner, Haryana, he added.

He informed that the key target of implementation of ICT application suite for the State Election Commission Haryana is to conduct local bodies elections in a free, fair and transparent manner. ICT is best suited to bring in transparency in any such time bound activity with great public visibility.

He further stated that the ICT project comprised of web based integrated modules and applications for preparation of voters list and ward bandi, voter search web application, collection of employees data online for deploying them on election duty, capturing details of nominating candidates, know your contesting candidates (KYC), election duty management system application, final contesting candidates (after scrutiny and withdrawal of nominations) along with their affidavits, allotment of symbols for contesting candidates, poll process monitoring e-dashboard and generation of multiple reports online, counting day management system and result day e-dashboard.