Tripura Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha recently attended the Chief Minister’s conclave in Delhi, where he discussed various aspects of the state’s progress and achievements in the implementation of welfare schemes. The conclave, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, provided an opportunity for Chief Ministers from different states to share their accomplishments and exchange ideas. Dr. Saha emphasized the success rates of several schemes, including the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY) for urban and rural areas, the Jal Jeevan Mission, and the Ayushman Bharat scheme. Additionally, he highlighted initiatives undertaken for women empowerment and the state’s contributions to the construction of the new Parliament building.
During the conclave, Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha highlighted the progress made by Tripura in implementing various welfare schemes. In the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana- Urban, the state achieved a commendable success rate of 73 percent in the last six months. The central government sanctioned 82,217 houses during this period, out of which 57,040 houses have already been completed.
In the PMAY-Rural, Tripura achieved an impressive success rate of 91.19 percent. The scheme’s implementation resulted in an expenditure of Rs. 1300 crore, benefitting 1,79,989 people in the state.
The Chief Minister also provided an update on the progress of the Jal Jeevan Mission, a scheme aimed at providing tap water connections to every rural household. Tripura has achieved a 62.14 percent completion rate so far, with the remaining works expected to be finished by December 2023.
Dr. Saha further highlighted the state’s achievements in the implementation of the Ayushman Bharat scheme, which aims to provide health insurance coverage to vulnerable sections of society. Tripura achieved an impressive success rate of 94.62 percent in implementing the scheme, ensuring access to quality healthcare for a large number of beneficiaries.
Apart from the aforementioned schemes, the Chief Minister also discussed the progress made in various other initiatives. He mentioned the implementation of the Kisan Samman Nidhi, a scheme that provides financial assistance to farmers, and the Gram Sadak Yojana, which focuses on rural road connectivity.
Dr. Saha also spoke about the Jeevan Jyoti Scheme and the Atal Pension Yojana, both aimed at providing social security and financial stability to individuals. These initiatives play a crucial role in improving the overall well-being of the citizens of Tripura.
During the conclave, there was a significant emphasis on Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection. The Chief Minister stated that the Tripura government would take strict initiatives to ensure the collection of GST, which contributes to the state’s revenue and facilitates developmental activities.
Dr. Saha also highlighted the initiatives taken for women empowerment in Tripura. He mentioned the reservation of 33 percent for women in government jobs, a significant step toward ensuring gender equality and representation. The formation of an all-women battalion in the Tripura State Rifles and the activities of Self Help Groups (SHGs) were also highlighted as measures aimed at empowering women in the state.
In addition to discussing welfare schemes, Chief Minister Dr. Saha also shared Tripura’s contributions to the construction of the new Parliament building. Materials from four states were used in the construction process, showcasing the unity and diversity of India. Stones from Rajasthan, wood from Maharashtra, carpet from Uttar Pradesh, and bamboo tiles from Tripura were all utilized in the construction, symbolizing the collective strength and craftsmanship of different regions.
Tripura Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha’s attendance at the Chief Minister’s conclave provided an opportunity to showcase the state’s achievements in the implementation of welfare schemes. The success rates in schemes such as PMAY, Jal Jeevan Mission, and Ayushman Bharat reflect the government’s commitment to improving the lives of its citizens. The emphasis on GST collection and initiatives for women empowerment further demonstrate the state’s dedication to overall development. Additionally, Tripura’s contribution to the construction of the new Parliament building highlights the state’s craftsmanship and unity with other regions of the country. Through these efforts, Tripura is steadily progressing towards a brighter future for its residents.