Bhupesh Baghel Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh launched Fortified Rice Distribution Scheme On the eve of Statehood Day celebrations, on 1st November 2020.

Fortified Rice Distribution Scheme (FRDS)

Fortified Rice Distribution scheme was launched to reduce malnutrition and anaemia. The scheme, fortified rice is distributed through fair price shops inter-state. The fortified rice is a mixture of Vitamin-B12, iron and folic acid. These resources helps to control malnutrition and anaemia.

Swami Atmanand Govt English Medium School Scheme (SAGEMS)

Apart from Fortified Rice distribution scheme, the Chhattisgarh Government also launched Swami Atmanand Government English Medium School Scheme. SAGEMS scheme, the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh inaugurated 130 crore Rupees SAGEMS Scheme. Through this scheme, States Government started 52 English medium schools. These English medium schools will have computer and science lab, state-of-the-art library and lab. These schools will also have the facility of online education (e-Education).

Other initiatives of the State Govt

The CM of Chhattisgarh also initiated the following programmes along with these two schemes

  • Mukhyamantri Sahari Slum Swasthya Yojana
  • Govt transfer third instalment of Rupees 1500 crores for the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana.
  • A 132/33 KV power sub station in the district of Bijapur (Vijayapura) and a 87.5 km long electricity line to supply 23 remote villages in the naxal affected regions were inaugurated.

Mukhyamantri Sahari Slum Swathya Yojana (MSSSY)

MSSSY is an urban slum health Yojana of the state govt. Under tMukhyamantri Sahari Slum Swathya Yojana, the people in urban slum are to be provided with free health checks, counselling, medicines and treatment. They are to be provided with family planning counselling, resources and family planning measures.

Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana (RGKNY)

RGKNY was launched to ensure minimum income availability to farmers. The Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana will bring more areas under cultivation. Financial aid is to be transferred to the farmers’ accounts directly Under this scheme.

Fortified Rice Distribution Scheme launched by Chhattisgarh