Raipur: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel unveiled 196 development works worth about Rs 792.86 crore for Jashpur district at the programme organized at Ranjeeta Stadium of District Headquarters Jashpur.
This includes bhumipujan of 94 works worth Rs 655 crore 77 lakh and inauguration of 102 works worth Rs 137 crore. Chief Minister performed Bhoomi Pujan for 64 roads to be built at a cost of Rs 568.80 crore in Jashpur district, which includes 32 roads to be constructed by Public Works Department at a cost of Rs 359.63 crore, 28 roads to be built at a cost of Rs 205.65 crore under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and four roads to be constructed under Mukhyamantri Gram Sadak Yojana at a cost of Rs 3.52 crore. Bridges and culverts would also be built on many of these roads. With the completion of these works, people will be able to get better facilities in rural areas of Jashpur district.
At the programme, Chief Minister also
inaugurated 40 road construction works, which have been completed at a cost of
Rs 38.28 crore.
He also inaugurated solar irrigation pumps, solar home light and solar plant installation works completed by CREDA in this district at a cost of about Rs 62.68 crore. These included 1927 solar irrigation pump installation works worth Rs 47.85 crore under Saur Sujala scheme, 74 solar irrigation pumps installed for drinking water in plantations and pastures at a cost of Rs 2.9 crore.
In the programme held today at Jashpur, Chief Minister performed bhumipujan for upgradation work of 29.40 km long Kunkuri-Tapakara road at a cost of Rs 83.45 crore, upgradation and renovation work of 26.60 km Bagicha-Kamarima-Sanna road at a cost of Rs 75 crore, 28.06 crore, upgradation work of 10 km long Charaidad-Udyan road at a cost of Rs. 28.06 crore, Batikeela-Samadura road construction work at a cost of Rs. 15.16 crores, upgradation and renovation of 9.20 km long Ludeg-Tapakra-Lavakera road at a cost of Rs. 14.44 crore, construction of 21 km long Mahadevand to Bimra road at a cost of Rs14.97 crores, Eeb Annicut scheme at a cost of Rs 8.92 crores, upgrading and renovation of 10 km long Jashpur-Aasta-Kusmi road in Jashpur area at a cost of Rs 18.27 crores.