“Tendupatta collectors will be included in Sambal Yojana”: Madhya Pradesh CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that all Tendupatta collectors will be included in Sambal Yojana. With this, all the benefits of Sambal Yojana and assistance to families at the time of hardship will also be available to Tendupatta collectors. The distribution of dividends issued to Tendupatta collectors during the difficult times of Corona will be a relief for these families. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was addressing the incentive remuneration (bonus) distribution program from the residence through video conferencing.

The dividend amount of Rs 191 crores 45 lakhs was released directly to the accounts of Tendupatta collectors by a single click to 48 district unions of 37 districts of the state. Forest Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah and Principal Secretary Forest Shri Ashok Varnwal also attended the program. 48 district union members joined the online program.

Instructions for the arrangement of oximeter and thermometer

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that it is necessary to take precautions during the collection and depositing of tendupatta during the corona period. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan also instructed to arrange an oximeter and thermometer for awareness and prevention of infection. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that those who have colds and coughs should not hide their disease. People having symptoms of corona should inform the employees under the Kill Corona Campaign of their status. The state government has arranged isolation at the village level. Those who require treatment will be given free treatment.

Amount released to committees

An amount of 191 crores 45 lakhs were distributed in the program as a bonus for the collection of Tendupatta for the years 2017, 2018, and 2019. 40 crores 56 lakhs dividend amount for the year 2017 to 81 committees of 26 district unions, 44 crores 34 lakhs dividend amount for the year 2018 to 161 committees of 34 district unions, and 106 crores 55 lakhs dividend amount for the year 2019 had issued to 593 committees of 42 district unions. The first three districts with the highest dividend are Umaria, Singrauli, and Satna.

Amount will be helpful during Corona period: Forest Minister Shri Shah

Forest Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah said that a total of Rs 650 crores will be released in the next 15 days along with a bonus of Rs 191 crores 45 lakhs in the accounts of Tendupatta collectors. This will be a great help to these families in the difficult conditions of Corona. Forest Minister Shri Shah said that the schemes being run by Chief Minister Shri Chauhan for the welfare and assistance of Tendupatta collectors and forest dwellers are a symbol of their sensitivity.

Chief Minister interacts with tendupatta collectors

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan also interacted with Ms. Shanti Yadav of Betul, Shri Ramkripal Yadav of Chhatarpur, Shri Lokeshwar Baiga of Singrauli, Shri Veer Sai of Anuppur, including Vidisha and Sehore Tendupatta collectors.