By SK.Vyas :
Chandigarh June 10 – Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal today directed to carry out detailed mapping of all those sports stadia which are set up over more than four acres by Sports and Youth Affairs Department to ascertain the additional requirement of stadia in the state so as to create a robust sports infrastructure at the grassroots level. Besides coach or trainers, these sports stadia would be equipped with modern sports equipment and staff room, he added.
Manohar Lal was presiding over the meeting to review the progress of Chief Minister announcement of ten departments including Higher Education, Technical Education, Labour, Development and Panchayats, Irrigation, Kurukshetra Development Board (KDB), Urban Local Bodies and Sports and Youth Affairs here today.
He said that a robust sports infrastructure will enable the sportspersons to compete more efficiently and bring laurels to the state and the country by winning medals at the national and international events.
It was also decided that the meeting of Haryana State Drought Relief and Flood Control Board would be held under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Manohar Lal here on June 13, 2019 at 12 noon to review the preparedness in all districts of the State and to take preventive measures to meet any eventuality of drought or flood like situation.
While reviewing the progress of CM announcement of Higher Education Department, Manohar Lal directed to frame a policy within a month’s time to provide financial assistance to poor students and those belonging to scheduled castes and backward classes to get specialized coaching in reputed training institutes for competitive examinations. This financial incentive would be given to those aspirants of the State who are preparing for Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Haryana Civil Service (HCS) and have cleared their preliminary examinations.
The Chief Minister also directed that a list of deaf and dumb students in the State pursuing graduation in different streams be prepared at the earliest so that all such students who are interested in pursuing their Post Graduation could be provided teaching facility at a single institute where hostel facility would also be provided to them. He also asked the Labour Department to prepare a scheme with the assistance of Health Department to ensure that besides the ESI card holders, the general public also avails the treatment facilities at ESI dispensary and hospitals in the State. It was informed that Haryana is the first State in the country where ESI hospitals are also impaneled under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
It was informed that the Municipal Corporation, Gurugram has cleared the proposal for the allotment of 18 acres land at Faridabad Gurugram road for the additional campus of which the Chief Minister would soon lay the foundation stone. It was also informed that the Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department has agreed to transfer land measuring 2.5 acres to the Technical Education department for the setting up of Government Polytechnic College in Jind. Similarly, land measuring eight acres has been provided for the expansion of Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET), Murthal, district Sonipat.
It was informed that the rehabilitation of Jui Feeder from RD 0 to 173400 would be taken up in five phases at an estimated cost of Rs 51.36 crore. Apart from this, a study would be got conducted for the construction of a dam in Chhamla and Dakrana for sharing Ghaggar waters. It was also informed that as tenders have already been floated and opened, the work for the extension of Fatehpur minor by the Irrigation Department would soon be started.
Among those present in the meeting included Chief Secretary D.S Dhesi, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Rajesh Khullar, Deputy Principal Secretary Ashima Brar, Additional Chief Secretary Power Department and Works related to the implementation of C.M. announcements T.C. Gupta, Additional Chief Secretary Higher Education and Technical Education Departments Anil Kumar, Principal Secretary Development and Panchayats Sudhir Rajpal, Principal Secretary Urban Local Bodies Anand Mohan Sharan, Principal Secretary Irrigation Anurag Rastogi, Principal Secretary Women and Child Development Raja Sekhar Vundru, Director General Urban Local Bodies Sameer Pal Srow, OSD to Chief Minister Amarjit Singh, ADC to Chief Minister Rajnish Garg and other senior officers of the State Government.