Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh may be one and a half years away, but Free electricity or electricity bills The competition to forgive has started showing there too. This exercise, which started from Delhi, is now visible in other states. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Monday that his government will waive electricity bills of 88 lakh domestic consumers worth Rs 6,400 crore. He made this announcement while replying to the motion of thanks on the Governor’s address in the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly. Chouhan also said that the government would pay the interest of farmers unable to repay the loan. He said that the MLA fund would be increased from the existing Rs 2 crore to Rs 3 crore. He said that in view of the difficulties of the public, the electricity bill of Rs 6400 crore of 88 lakh domestic consumers will not be recovered.
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Chouhan said that 23 lakh houses have been completed for the poor and the target is to build 30 lakh houses by the end of this year. The Chief Minister said that the premium for the crop insurance scheme for the year 2019-20 was not deposited by the previous government. The BJP government has done the work of getting the amount deposited in the account of farmers by depositing a premium of Rs 2200 crore for crop insurance. A provision of eight thousand crore rupees has been made for the construction of roads in the current financial year. At present, 5100 MW of renewable energy is being produced in the state.
The growth rate of Madhya Pradesh at current prices is 19.7 percent, which is the highest in the country. On the basis of current prices, the per capita income of the state has become one lakh 24 thousand rupees at present, which was only 15 thousand rupees during the Congress rule. This is a big achievement of the state government. Chouhan said that the MLA fund will be increased from Rs.2 crore to Rs.3 crore. They can use 50 lakh rupees out of the MLA fund as a voluntary fund, by this they will be able to help many needy.