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MP Govt okays water proposal for schools

UNI India-English 2017-09-13 00:25:35
Bhopal, Sept 12 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh regime today approved a potable water scheme for making permanent sources available in government primary and middle schools.
A related Cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, sanctioned Rs 44.65 crore for the 2017-18 to 2019-20 period, an official release said.
Under the policy of implementing the Assured Career Promotion Scheme, a grade-pay decision was taken that would benefit about 30,000 teachers.
The gathering approved Rs 38.50 crore from 2017-18 to 2019-20 under the free textbook supply scheme for pupils of all government schools from classes I to VIII; Rs 24.96 crore for the same period under the Shikshak Awas Griha Kaksh Nirman programme; Rs 180 crore under the Free Uniform Supply Scheme for Above Poverty Line boys belonging to nearly 45 lakh unreserved and Other Backward Classes besides Rs 205 crore for implementation of the Sakshar Bharat Yojana.
The Cabinet ratified Rs 1097.67 crore for the Gond Lift Irrigation Project that would benefit 18,080 hectares in 82 villages of Singrauli district and 9,920 ha of 65 villages in Sidhi district besides Rs 935.01 crore for the Bargi Diversion Project’s Command Area Development and Water Management Scheme.
As per an amendment, a person detained for a period of less than one month for political or social reasons under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act or Defence of India Rules would be eligible for a monthly honorarium of Rs 8,000 and a person confined for a period of one month or more would receive Rs 25,000.
The programme for constructing and upgrading hospitals and dispensary buildings would be continued till 2019-20 in urban and rural areas at an expense of Rs 994.39 crore.
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