Detailed discussion regarding the nature and operation of Gandhi Sevagram to be built in Nava Raipur
Raipur, October 19, 2021
Under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel, a detailed discussion was held on the nature and operation of Gandhi Sevagram to be built on the lines of Wardha in Nava Raipur at his residence office here today. Chief Minister Shri Baghel said that efforts should be made to connect the youth of Chhattisgarh as well as the country with Gandhi Sevagram to introduce the new generation to Gandhian ideology. He instructed the officers to prepare an action plan to develop Gandhi Sevagram. Members of the Cabinet and Mr. Sachin Rao were specially present on the occasion.
While discussing about the nature and operation of Gandhi Sevagram, Chief Minister Shri Baghel said that the concept of Gram Swaraj was Gandhiji's ideological revolution, work will have to be done on how Gram Swaraj should be linked with economic freedom at present. Along with training the youth, they will have to be associated with employment oriented activities. He said that it should be our endeavor to make Gandhi Sevagram a medium of learning Gandhiji's ideology. He said that the members of Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Mitan Club started in Chhattisgarh should be connected with Gandhi Sevagram. Similarly, youths from across the country should be made to visit Gandhi Sevagram. He talked about making efforts towards making Gandhi Sevagram sustainable.
The nature of Gandhi Sevagram was also discussed in the meeting. On this occasion, Shri Sachin Rao and cabinet colleagues also gave valuable suggestions. He said that Gandhiji's emphasis has been on collective labour. Special priority should be given to group activities and works in Sevagram. The main focus should be on group activities - participation of youth in society and country building, cleanliness, gram sabha and employment-oriented education. In the meeting, information was given about the innovative efforts made by various departments in the field of education, health, cleanliness in Chhattisgarh. These mainly include Chief Minister's Health Slum Scheme, Mukhyamantri Haat-Bazaar Clinic Yojna, Shri Dhanwantari Generic Medical Store, Malaria Free Campaign, Dai-Didi Clinic Scheme as well as Mission Millet, Collection and Processing of Minor Forest Produce, Swami Atmanand English Medium School, Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, implementation of Forest Rights Act, Chief Minister's Tree Plantation Scheme, Godhan Nyay Yojana, Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Bhumiheen Krishi Mazdoor Nyay Yojana etc.
On this occasion Agriculture Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey, Forest Minister Shri Mohammad Akbar, Urban Administration Minister Dr. Shivkumar Dahriya, Raipur Municipal Corporation Mayor Shri Ejaz Dhebar, MLAs Shri Devendra Yadav and Kuldeep Juneja, other public representatives, Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister Shri Subrata Sahoo, Special Secretary Agriculture Dr. Bharathidasan, Collector Raipur Mr. Saurabh Kumar, Commissioner of Municipal Corporation Raipur Mr. Prabhat Malik and senior administrative officers were present.