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Haryana Governor appeal to people to keep state cleaner, healthier and happier

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | August 15, 2022 08:42 PM

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatraya on Monday made a fervent appeal to the people of the state to come forward and join hands to make the nation and the state cleaner, healthier, happier and self-reliant. Only then the dream of ‘Swaraj’ to ‘Suraaj’ (self-rule to good governance) as envisioned by our great freedom fighters will be realized, he added.

Dattatraya was speaking as the Chief Guest after hoisting the National Flag at the State level function organized on the occasion of 76th Independence Day by the Ambala District Administration at SD College, Ambala Cantonment.

Dattatraya called upon the people to give their best in serving the nation and the state which will be the real tribute to our martyrs. “While doing so, we need to follow the path of our great cultural traditions, high moral and human values, ” added Dattatraya.

Referring to a number of programmes and welfare schemes of the state government led by Chief Minister Shri Manohar Lal, Shri Dattatraya said: “My government in Haryana has raised a new hope among the people through good governance and a responsive administrative mechanism.”

The state government is working hard with total dedication and integrity to accelerate the pace of all round development of Haryana and improve the people’s ease of life.

“Under Ayushman Bharat, there is a facility of free treatment for 27 lakh poor families up to Rs 5 lakh. The government has the target to have a medical college in every district, ” he said.

The Governor said that Haryana has over 4, 000 registered startups as on today. Efforts are afoot to attract more and more foreign direct investment in different industrial sectors and create more job opportunities for the youth, he said.

Remembering great freedom fighters and martyrs, Shri Dattatraya said that the state government is giving Rs 25, 000 monthly pension to freedom fighters and their widows, while adequate compensation is given to our soldiers who embrace martyrdom while serving Maa Bharti.

The Governor referred to several schemes of the state government like Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana, Mukhyamantri Antyodaya Parivar Utthan Yojana, Super-100 programme, Meri Fasal, Mera Byora, Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojana, Mera Pani, Meri Virasat, and Pashudhan Kisan Credit Card, which are giving a big boost to the holistic empowerment of farmers and common people in general.

Governor Dattatraya also said that the State government of Haryana was going to implement the new National Education Policy-2022 by 2025 though the official deadline was 20230. He expressed his happiness over the way sports persons from the state have won medals in various international events like Olympics and Commonwealth Games-22

Earlier Dattatraya paid his tributes to martyrs at ‘Shaheed Smarak Sthal’ and also inspected the ceremonial parade. He also honoured families of martyrs and others on the occasion. Prominent among those present on the occasion included Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Shri TVS Prasad, DGP Haryana Shri PK Agrawal, ADGP Shri Shrikant Jadhav, Divisional Commissioner Smt Renu S Phulia, Deputy Commissioner Shri Vikram Singh, and other dignitaries.

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