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Go to people ‘with proof’ of development: Mamata to MLAs

Go to people ‘with proof’ of development: Mamata to MLAs
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seems definitely in <g data-gr-id="41">mood</g> to revamp the party organisation in the <g data-gr-id="34">run up</g> to the Assembly elections in 2016. At a recent meeting with party leaders, Banerjee not only reshuffled the Trinamool Congress’ (TMC) district leadership, but asked her party leaders to highlight the achievements of the government “with proof”– in the run-up to the 
Assembly polls. 

“There should be a list of schools, colleges, ITIs, hospitals with the party workers when they campaign. The people must know what we have done for them”, <g data-gr-id="35">Sobhondeb</g> Chattopadhyay, chief whip of the TMC in the Bidhan Sabha told Millennium Post.

The Chief Minister reiterated how the public must be made aware of the various schemes that the government is offering and how to avail them.

“Most of the people don’t know about schemes”, Chattopadhyay pointed out.

The Labour Department, for example, has schemes for the unorganised sector such as bidi workers, construction workers and so on. There are schemes for those living Below the Poverty Line (BPL) – like <g data-gr-id="28">Amaar</g> Bari <g data-gr-id="29">Amaar</g> Thikana, Geetanjali, etc. 

“The government provides housing for the homeless and also 3 <g data-gr-id="30">kathas</g> of land for building a small house and a kitchen garden, where vegetables can be grown. A small pond can also be used to develop pisciculture on this land”, he added.

The district administration will also work hand-in-hand with the committees on development schemes.

Nandini Guha

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