Diarytimes Media Network, Shimla Published by : Kumud Sharma, Updated August 15, 2023 by Diary Times
Himachal News : The 77th Independence Day celebrations were celebrated across the state with great pomp today. On this occasion, this state-level function took place at Shimla’s historic Ridge Ground.
Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu hoisted the flag and took the salute of the parade NCC
On this occasion, Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu gave tribute to the freedom fighters.
Announced to increase the honorarium to be given from fifteen thousand rupees per month to twenty five thousand rupees.
Apart from this, he also announced to increase the grant amount given to the dependents of freedom fighters by fifty percent. On the occasion of Independence Day, the Chief Minister announced to increase the daily wage of MNREGA from two hundred and twenty four to two hundred and forty rupees.
Announced to start Indira Gandhi Shishu Matru Yojana and also announced to increase the minimum support price by one and a half rupees under Mandi Mediation Scheme on apple, mango, Balichi.
Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu said that Himachal has been hit by calamity and people have lost their near and dear ones. He said that the government has issued a special package of disaster relief, in which disaster relief has been increased ten times. In view of this, we have announced a special package of relief.
Earlier, the help of ten thousand rupees was given in case of partial damage to the house, but the state government has increased this help ten times to one lakh pack. In case of damage to shops and dhabas, earlier only ten thousand rupees were given in lieu of goods, this has also been increased to one lakh rupees.
In case of damage to the goods of the tenant, earlier there was a help of twenty five thousand rupees, which has been increased to fifty thousand rupees. Earlier, about fourteen hundred rupees per bigha compensation was given on the onset of winter in agriculture and horticulture land.
It has been increased to five thousand rupees per bigha. Earlier, Rs 3,000 was given for damage to agriculture and horticulture land, which has been increased to Rs 10,000 per bigha by the state government.
Our government has prepared a long term plan for disaster preparedness, on which about eight hundred crores will be spent, in view of the disaster, no cultural program was organized on Independence Day.