Citizens should help make Bhopal a culturally rich smart city: Shivraj
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged citizens of Bhopal for their cooperation to make Bhopal, a city symbolising Indian culture and values.
The CM said that Bhopal should also establish its identity as an iconic city of high cultural values.
Chouhan was addressing the Bhoomi Poojan programme of government multi storey residential buildings, under the area based development works being carried out by the Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation here today. He laid foundation of incubation center, integrated control and command center beside other works costing Rs. 500 crore.
Chouhan stated that construction works of over Rs. 18000 aAcrore are being carried out to transform Bhopal into a modern city. He exhorted the citizens, not to leave any stone unturned to make Bhopal as one of the best cities in the world. He said that he will do everything to make Bhopal a slum free city.
Chouhan said that 51894 houses are being constructed under the Pradhan Mantri Awas yojana, for the needy persons. Over 133000 houses have already been constructed. Over Rs. 1000 crore is being spent to make Bhopal a modern city he said and administered pledge to the citizens to make Bhopal no.1 city of the country in the Swachchta survey.
The CM also distributed residential pattas to the eligible beneficiaries under the Mukhya Mantri Ashray Yojana. He said that poor will not be deprived of houses; they will also lead a dignified life.