Speed up the process of getting back the deposits of investors from chit fund companies: CM Bhupesh Baghel

Speed up the process of getting back the deposits of investors from chit fund companies: CM Bhupesh Baghel

Raipur: Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has directed the officials concerned to take prompt action to get back the deposits of investors from chit fund companies.

He has given instructions to constitute a committee of Collector and Superintendent of Police at district-level. This committee would review the progress of action being taken against the chit fund companies, by holding weekly time-bound meetings. Action for recovery should be taken as per the rules, after gathering information about the properties of chit fund companies from investors and local people at district-level. He suggested officials to develop portal for the same.

Chief Minister gave these instructions in the meeting, organized to review the works of the Home Department, at his residence office today.

It was informed in the meeting that 427 cases have been registered against 187 unregulated chit fund companies in the state, out of which 265 cases are pending in the courts. So far, Rs 9 crore 32 lakh has been attached to chit fund companies and Rs 7.86 crore has been returned to 17, 322 investors.

Chief Minister has directed the police force to take strict action to curb the activities such as betting, gambling, illegal liquor business. He said that the field staff in police stations should perform their duty diligently and senior officers should continuously monitor their work.

In the meeting, Chief Minister directed to expedite the proceedings of cases related to the release of tribal people detained in jails. He said that under the scheme of Naxalites Surrender and Rehabilitation, the surrendered Naxalites should be benefited from welfare schemes of various departments besides Home Department.

He agreed to the Home Department’s proposal of purchasing houses built by Chhattisgarh Housing Board to provide housing facilities to the police personnel at district-level. Chief Minister said that after assessing the number of buildings required in each district, a proposal should be prepared for providing housing facility to the jawans in the colonies of Chhattisgarh Housing Board, as per the requirement. Chief Minister also directed to expedite the recruitment process of Sub-Inspectors and Bastar Fighters.
Chief minister gave instructions to pace up the development works in Naxal affected areas of Sukma and Bijapur districts. He said that solar pumps should be distributed to the farmers in these areas, construction of Panchayat buildings, Anganwadi buildings, fair price shop buildings should be approved, eligible people should be provided forest rights recognition letters and development works should be done on their lands under MNREGA. He directed to complete the construction of Dornapal-Chintalnar-Jagargunda road under LWE scheme as soon as possible.