MP Government sanctions Rs 2,278 crore to improve Higher Education

With the aim of improving higher education in the state, Madhya Pradesh government has sanctioned US$ 430 million (Rs 2,728 crore) under a World Bank project. In a state cabinet meeting supervised by Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the amount has been sanctioned for the improvement of the education system. One of the public relations officer stated that, “The World Bank will share US$ 300 million and the state will share it’s US$ 130 million.”

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The amount has been sanctioned under World Bank Project

At the cabinet meeting, State Government has also decided to establish Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and Domestic Tariff Area (DTA) under Audyogik Kendra Vikas Nigam project. The project is supposed to develop on 254 acre of land which was sanctioned by the government for Diamond Park Project. The state government has announced that SEZ will be divided into two zones. That will be core and non-core zones. Industries, plants and various development related projects are supposed to set up in core zone while in non-core zone hospitals, schools, township and other such similar projects would be set up.

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Keeping in mind the condition of the farmers, the state government has issued a memo declaring some major projects related to the development of irrigation sectors. CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s cabinet ministry has allotted a budget of Rs 422 crore in four major projects. Under these projects, a total of 13,727 hectares of land will come under irrigation fields.

A total sum of Rs 367.80 crore has also been sanctioned to the administrative office so as to build roads of approximately 228.68 km in length which would connect five districts of the state.

The state government has also undertaken certain other decision for the betterment of the state and improving the society such implementation of National AYUSH mission in the state. Also the government has proposed to open five new posts in ENT department of Government Shyam Shah Medical College at Rewa.

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