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Honorarium of Block Pramukhs will be increased soon: Dhami

By Our Staff Reporter
Dehradun, 10 Jun: Chief Minister, Pushkar Singh Dhami, today stated that Block Chief (Called as block Pramukh in Uttarakhand) is an important link in the three tier Panchayat System. The Block Pramukhs are responsible for proper implementation of government schemes in each Development Block (called as Vikas Khand) in the state. The CM was speaking at a dialogue programme with Block Pramukhs at the Chief Minister’s residence here today. He said that the Block Pramukhs have to carry out the development works in their respective areas of jurisdiction. He admitted that there is a need to raise the honorarium for Block Pramukhs and promised that the honorarium of block heads will be increased soon. He also promised sympathetic consideration and appropriate action in respect of other demands made by the Block Pramukhs.
Dhami said that many public welfare schemes are being run by the Central Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the past 9 years, the schemes have been taken forward keeping in mind the people of every section of the society. There was a big thought behind opening Jan Dhan accounts of the poor. Today, under various schemes, funds are being sent directly to the beneficiary’s bank accounts. Digital transactions have increased rapidly in the country. The CM reminded further that India is the country with the largest number of digital transactions in the world. Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana was started during the Corona period, the benefits of which are still being received by the poor. Relief is being given to the common man through PM Awaas Yojana, Ayushman Bharat Yojana, every house tap, every house water and various other schemes.
The Chief Minister said that the state government is also making schemes keeping in mind the people of the last line of the society. Many works are being done in the field of agriculture, horticulture and tourism in the state. A new tourism policy has been implemented. Home stay is being promoted aggressively. Under, the Uttarakhand Atal Ayushman Yojana, each family is being given free health facility up to Rs 5 lakh. Antyodaya card holders are being given 3 cylinders free of cost in the state. This facility is being given to 1 lakh 81 thousand poor families of the state. The work on apple and Kiwi Mission is being done at a fast pace. Cinnamon and Timur have also been taken as missions.
On this occasion BJP General Secretary Ajaey Kumar, Additional Secretary Panchayati Raj Omkar Singh, Block Pramukh Sangh President Darshan Singh Danu, Patron Govind Singh Danu and Block Pramukhs from different districts were present.