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Fifth consecutive Cabinet Meeting through video conference

    Chief Minister of the state Mr.Vijay Rupani headed the fifth consecutive Cabinet Meeting through a video conference amidst the lockdown and inspected the progress of various healthcare works and its related matters.

    Providing details of the meeting, Secretary to CM, Mr.Ashwani Kumar said, “The Chief Minister has instructed the District Collectors to ensure that people do not face problem of potable water during summers. He instructed the District Collecotrs to personally look into the said matter and asked them to ensure a sufficient supply of water beforehand. Further, all the broken hand pumps should be immediately repaired. The CM also gave clear instructions to ensure health and hygiene in the area in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.”

    The district administration was advised to use thermal guns, hand sanitisers and masks in areas where there is a movement of people for availing essential items. These include APMCs, market yards, etc.

    The state government shall start the purchase of tuar dal from 1st May , 2020 to 5th May, 2020 at 103 godowns of Gujarat State Civil Supplies Corporation. The state government received 16,345 registrations for selling tuar dal. Out of which 3881 farmers had already sold 6514 metric tons. The remaining 12417 farmers can sell their produce from 1st May to 5th May. The CM has instructed to avoid overcrowding and maintain social distancing while selling the pulses. He has also asked to provide masks and sanitisers for farmers. The farmers will be informed  about the date and specific time slot through an SMS.

    The state government shall also start the purchase of Mustard and Grams through GUJCOMSOL from 1st May, 2020. Deputy CM Mr. Nitin Patel, Agriculture Minister Mr.R.C Faldu, Minister Mr.Ishwarsinh Patel and Mr.Jayeshbhai Radadiya and the Chairman of GUJCOMSOL Mr.Dilip Sanghani held a meeting in order to the provision of necessary things for the same.

    The CM has also instructed to start works under MNREGA and SSJA. The dug out soil shall be given to farmers free of cost.  He also asked the Collectors to start work under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

    Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Nitin Patel, Education Minister Mr.Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, Minister of State for Home Department Mr. Pradeepsinh Jadeja , Chief Principal Secretary to CM Mr.K.Kailashnathan, Principal Secretary Mr. M.K Das were present during the video conference.

    Source: Information Department, Gujarat