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Puducherry CM Rangasamy to strategy Centre with a delegation of legislators for statehood

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By Express News Service

PUDUCHERRY: Stating that he’s dedicated to attaining statehood, Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy at the moment stated that he would strategy the centre with a  delegation of MLAs and impress upon the Prime Minister, Home Minister and others to grant statehood to Puducherry. Prior to that, a decision might be adopted within the subsequent session of the Legislative Assembly urging the Central authorities to confer statehood to Puducherry.

Responding to media individuals at a press convention together with Speaker R Selvam and cabinet colleagues on Thursday, Rangasamy stated that he has already made the plea for statehood to the Prime minister and submitted a memorandum on this regard.

Several events and social activists have additionally made the demand for statehood. 

Replying to Lt Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan stating that Puducherry persons are getting all the advantages they’d get if Puducherry was a state, Rangasamy stated that the statehood is required to empower the elected authorities with its rights, which is vital in a democracy.

Though he parried a query on his NDA ally BJP on the centre not being eager on statehood, Rangasamy stated that solely when there may be sustained demand made for statehood, solely then it may be realized.

However, whereas presenting the achievements of the AINRC-BJP authorities within the UT, Rangasamy stated that with the help of the Central authorities, advantages of welfare and developmental schemes are reaching the folks. At the identical time, the Puducherry authorities can be being attentive to using the funds offered by the centre.

Pongal present hampers for all ration card holders

The Chief Minister additionally introduced Pongal present hampers to all ration card holders and stated that the method was on to disburse them earlier than the Pongal. The presents value ₹ 470  could be delivered by way of Anganwadis. Besides a sum of Rs 2,400 in lieu of free rice for 4 months could be disbursed to the financial institution accounts of crimson ration cardholders and an quantity of Rs 1,800 could be credited into the account of yellow ration cardholders. The authorities would have a monetary implication of  Rs 17. 50 crore for offering Pongal presents and Rs 67 crore without spending a dime rice.

As introduced within the Assembly, the  Social Welfare Department had began the method to offer Rs 1,000 per 30 days to poor ladies who are usually not eligible for another monetary help from the federal government. Around 13,000 ladies have been recognized as eligible beneath the scheme in UT, he added.

Milk procurement value to be enhanced

The  Puducherry Administration has determined to extend the procurement value of milk from ₹34 per litre to ₹37 per litre from Thursday, stated  Rangasamy. The dairy farmers could be supplied with 5% incentive on a month-to-month foundation as a substitute of yearly. Besides the pending cattle feed subsidy, Rs 4.5 crores could be launched by way of Ponlait. However, the Chief Minister didn’t make clear any enhancement within the promoting value of milk and stated it could be recognized on the acceptable time. 

In a bid to boost milk manufacturing, the federal government will disburse 50 per cent subsidy for buy of milch cattle. As there may be insufficient manufacturing, the cooperative Ponlait is having to acquire milk from different states at the next value.

Promotions in PWD

The authorities has effected promotions to 350 employees serving in several posts together with 130 mechanics on Thursday.

PUDUCHERRY: Stating that he’s dedicated to attaining statehood, Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy at the moment stated that he would strategy the centre with a  delegation of MLAs and impress upon the Prime Minister, Home Minister and others to grant statehood to Puducherry. Prior to that, a decision might be adopted within the subsequent session of the Legislative Assembly urging the Central authorities to confer statehood to Puducherry.

Responding to media individuals at a press convention together with Speaker R Selvam and cabinet colleagues on Thursday, Rangasamy stated that he has already made the plea for statehood to the Prime minister and submitted a memorandum on this regard.

Several events and social activists have additionally made the demand for statehood. 

Replying to Lt Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan stating that Puducherry persons are getting all the advantages they’d get if Puducherry was a state, Rangasamy stated that the statehood is required to empower the elected authorities with its rights, which is vital in a democracy.

Though he parried a query on his NDA ally BJP on the centre not being eager on statehood, Rangasamy stated that solely when there may be sustained demand made for statehood, solely then it may be realized.

However, whereas presenting the achievements of the AINRC-BJP authorities within the UT, Rangasamy stated that with the help of the Central authorities, advantages of welfare and developmental schemes are reaching the folks. At the identical time, the Puducherry authorities can be being attentive to using the funds offered by the centre.

Pongal present hampers for all ration card holders

The Chief Minister additionally introduced Pongal present hampers to all ration card holders and stated that the method was on to disburse them earlier than the Pongal. The presents value ₹ 470  could be delivered by way of Anganwadis. Besides a sum of Rs 2,400 in lieu of free rice for 4 months could be disbursed to the financial institution accounts of crimson ration cardholders and an quantity of Rs 1,800 could be credited into the account of yellow ration cardholders. The authorities would have a monetary implication of  Rs 17. 50 crore for offering Pongal presents and Rs 67 crore without spending a dime rice.

As introduced within the Assembly, the  Social Welfare Department had began the method to offer Rs 1,000 per 30 days to poor ladies who are usually not eligible for another monetary help from the federal government. Around 13,000 ladies have been recognized as eligible beneath the scheme in UT, he added.

Milk procurement value to be enhanced

The  Puducherry Administration has determined to extend the procurement value of milk from ₹34 per litre to ₹37 per litre from Thursday, stated  Rangasamy. The dairy farmers could be supplied with 5% incentive on a month-to-month foundation as a substitute of yearly. Besides the pending cattle feed subsidy, Rs 4.5 crores could be launched by way of Ponlait. However, the Chief Minister didn’t make clear any enhancement within the promoting value of milk and stated it could be recognized on the acceptable time. 

In a bid to boost milk manufacturing, the federal government will disburse 50 per cent subsidy for buy of milch cattle. As there may be insufficient manufacturing, the cooperative Ponlait is having to acquire milk from different states at the next value.

Promotions in PWD

The authorities has effected promotions to 350 employees serving in several posts together with 130 mechanics on Thursday.