Union minister highlights achievements of BJP govts at Centre, Haryana

May 26, 2015, 09:02 IST | PTI

Looking to promote the achievements of BJP governments at the Centre and Haryana, Union minister Krishna Pal Gurjar today listed out various schemes launched by them

Faridabad: Looking to promote the achievements of BJP governments at the Centre and Haryana, Union minister Krishna Pal Gurjar today listed out various schemes launched by them. As the Narendra Modi-led government completes one year in office, the MoS for Social Justice and Empowerment said that the country has transformed from "Scam India to Skill India".

He said that the principle of Prime Minister Narendra Modi "Na khaoonga, na khane doonga" has reflected in the open and transparent auction of the spectrum, in which a "never before" auction amount was received and added to the revenue of the government.

This amount would be used in the welfare schemes and infrastructure projects, the Faridabad MP said. Gurjar said that the BJP government has earned over Rs 2 lakh crores in the auction of only 33 mines out of total of 204 mines.

He accused the Prime Minister in the UPA regime of undertaking foreign trips without sharing with the country what he has done in those visits, as against Prime Minister Modi, who he said, has shared whatever he has done in all these 365 days, without taking a single day off.

With his foreign policy, the country has witnessed not only "friendly" relations with the other countries all over the world, but a boost in the business ties is quite visible, he said. He listed out the insurance schemes, opening of bank accounts, pace of development of highways, fast processing of projects at approval level, Ganga cleaning project, Swachh Bharat and Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao, among others.

Talking about the achievements of Haryana government in the last six months, the minister said that the government led by Manohar Lal Khattar has "made it to history" by paying Rs 1,092 crores to the farmers for damaged crops. The minister highlighted the CM Window, calling it the "most powerful weapon" in the hands of common man.

He also pointed out the sanction of six highways around Faridabad, saying that the final DPR is being worked out on the projects whereas principally the government has given its approval for the same. He underlined upgradation of Panipat Thermal Plant from existing four units of 110 MW to a new super critical thermal plant of 800 MW, and constitution of a state vigilance bureau.

Schemes for motivating sportsperson is also one of the top agenda of the state government, he said. He lauded the scheme to encourage the girl child saying the government is paying Rs 21,000 on the birth of the first girl child in the family of backward classes. He highlighted making the National Highway 2 signal free.

He said that with metro starting next month, six laning of highway at an advanced stage and six other highways in the pipeline, Faridabad would be connected to every part of the country with a highway allowing smooth commuting. Others present on the occasion were MLA Moolchand Sharma, Vipul Goel, Seema Trikha and Tekchand Sharma, MCF Commissioner Ashok Sharma, ADC Aditya Dahiya and senior officials of MCF and HUDA. SDM Palwal and Administrator HUDA P C Meena were also present on the occasion.

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