All departments should work in coordination: Raje

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said that all departments should work in coordination so that advantage of individual beneficiary schemes could reach the people in a proper way which would help change their lives.

Reviewing the progress of the scheme here, Raje suggested involvement of the self help groups in implementation of schemes so that more people could be covered under various schemes.

She directed the secretaries of various departments to visit districts every month to review implementation of the schemes. She laid emphasis on organisation of camps in selected blocks of backward districts to make people more aware about the benefit of various schemes.

The Chief Minister said in order to encourage people to take a benefit of the grants under community marriage, at least one community marriage should be arranged in backward districts every month.

She asked officials to prepare support system for weavers and artisans through Swaviamban and other livelihood schemes.

She directed that collectors should prepare a list of disabled persons in their district so that disabled persons could be provided tricycle and other equipment meant for them.

Raje said quality food could be served to the patients and their attendants at nominal price in hospitals. She suggested that it could be taken up as pilot project in backward districts like Baran and Jhalawar with the help of trusts.

The Chief Minister said that collectors should take interest in construction of toilets in their districts so that more and more Gram Panchayats could be made open defecation free (ODF).

Additional Chief Secretary Woman & Child Development Rakesh Srivastav, Principal Secretary Medical & Health Mukesh Sharma, and Principal Secretary small Industries Rajeev Swarup, were among those present in the meeting.