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All illegal colonies in Madhya Pradesh to be made legal, says Shivraj Chouhan

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Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that all the illegal colonies of the state will be made legal.

Out of the total 6 thousand identified illegal colonies, 4624 colonies will be made legal in the first phase, including 63 of Gwalior and 58 of Dabra city.

Chouhan said that rules will be simplified to make illegal colonies legal.

He stated that after the statutory action, people will have rights to purchase and sold properties in these colonies and will be able to get loan from the banks for additional construction.

There were demands that the illegal colonies should be legalised so that there can be development works by civic bodies in all these colonies across the state. With elections round the corner, Chouhan has made the announcement. 

Also, he dedicated and laid foundation of development works costing Rs. 975 crore in Gwalior district. He handed over keys of pucca houses to the beneficiaries of the Pradhanmantri Awas Yojana and distributed registration cards to registered labourers under the Asangathit Shramik Kalyan Yojana.

Moreover, Chouhan distributed benefits worth Rs. 80 crore of various schemes among the beneficiaries on this occasion. He also helped male and female tendu leaf collectors in wearing foot wears under the Mukhyamantri Charan-Paduka Yojana.

Addressing labourers, tendu leaf collectors and large gathering present on the occasion, Chouhan mentioned that revolutionary schemes have been started by the state government to make poor and labourer families economically strong.

Shromoday Vidyalayas like public schools are being opened to provide quality education to the children of labourers. He further informed that Sharmoday Vidyalaya costing Rs. 43 crore is ready in Gwalior. Moreover, he elaborated on public welfare schemes of the state government on this occasion.

Furthermore, Chouhan made an announcement to convert Hajira Hospital into 100 bed hospital. He also gave assurance to provide sufficient amount for construction of roads in Gwalior suburb. He also held discussions with Mayors of Ratlam, Indore, Jabalpur and Bhopal in connection to the development works of their respective areas.

Union Minister for Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Narendra SinghTomar, while presiding the programme informed that pucca houses will be provided by the Union and State governments to each needy of Madhya Pradesh. The programme was also addressed by the Minister for Urban Development Maya Singh and Mayor Vivek Narayan Shejwalkar.