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Industrial expansion planned in MP: CM

Bhopal, Sep 20 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Sunday that industrial areas will be expanded in Agar, Barod, Nalkheda and Susner plus small units set up with the objective of boosting employment opportunities, it was officially learnt.
The senior politician was speaking on the occasion of bhoomi pujan for construction ventures having a projected expenditure of Rs 7,791.42 lakh and distribution of schemes’ benefits at Agar Malwa District’s Barod Krishi Upaj Mandi.
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Jyotiraditya uses COVID-19 terms in speeches

Jyotiraditya uses COVID-19 terms in speeches

20 Oct 2020 | 11:55 PM

Bhopal, Oct 20 (UNI) Employing now-familiar COVID-19 terminology in a political context, Rajya Sabha Member and Bharatiya Janata Party stalwart Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday quipped that the predecessor Congress dispensation “locked” the welfare schemes initiated by the earlier Bharatiya Janata Party government but the present saffron regime “unlocked” them!
“During Congress tenure, whenever a public representative spoke of development, the refrain was ‘resource crunch’,” the senior politician alleged.

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Interests of farmers, landless workers at stake due to corporate houses: AAP

Interests of farmers, landless workers at stake due to corporate houses: AAP

20 Oct 2020 | 11:50 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 20 (UNI) AAP MLA Sarabjit Kaur Manuke on Tuesday said it was the statutory obligation of the government to protect the rights of farmers, as well as working masses.

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Central Farm Laws: AAP MLA slams Advocate General

20 Oct 2020 | 11:45 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 20 (UNI) AAP MLA Kultar Singh Sandhwan, while addressing the House on the three draconian farm laws on Monday, slammed state Punjab Advocate General (AG) Atul Nanda.

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Bonanza for MP Govt babus

20 Oct 2020 | 11:44 PM

Bhopal, Oct 20 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Tuesday that 25 per cent of the third instalment – of the pending amount vis-à-vis the Seventh Pay Commission – would be disbursed to state government employees before the Festival of Lights, official sources said.
“The remainder will also be paid in this financial year. Besides, an advance of Rs 10,000 shall be provided to those whose monthly salaries are lower than Rs 40,000. The functionaries accomplished unprecedented work during the COVID-19 crisis and assisted my dispensation in combatting the pandemic,” the senior politician underlined.

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CCI Procurement Centre saves Uklana farmers from going far to sell cotton crop

20 Oct 2020 | 11:33 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 20 (UNI) A procurement centre set up by the Cotton Corporation of India at Uklana has saved farmers from Uklana and nearby areas of Hisar district from going as far as either Barwala or Bhuna to sell their cotton crop at the government rate of Rs 5725 per quintal.

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