Haryana Minister of State for Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes, Mr Krishan Kumar Bedi said that for the welfare of Vimukt Ghumantu Jati, the present Government has not only set up Haryana Vimukt Ghumantu Jati Vikas Board

December 06, 2018
  • Chandigarh, December 5: Haryana Minister of State for Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes, Mr Krishan Kumar Bedi said that for the welfare of Vimukt Ghumantu Jati, the present Government has not only set up Haryana Vimukt Ghumantu Jati Vikas Board but will also constitute a Vimukt Ghumantu Jati  Vitt  Evam Vikas Nigam soon.
  • Mr Bedi revealed this while he was presiding over the review meeting of Haryana Vimukt Ghumantu Jati Vikas Board here today.          
  • Mr Bedi said that as per the vision of Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi to provide housing for all by 2022 (Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojna), applications have been invited from the people of these tribes so as to enable them to avail the benefits of housing.  Under this, as many as 5913 application have been received so far.
  • It was apprised during the meeting that to encourage the children of these tribes for higher education and other competitive examinations,  hostels would be set up in two districts. Land for these hostels has already been allocated. By that time, these hostels would be made operational from the rented building.
  • Among those present in the meeting included Chairman, Haryana Vimukt Ghumantu Jati Vikas Board, Dr Balwan Singh, Media Advisor to Chief Minister, Mr Rajiv Jain, Principal Secretary, Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Department, Mrs Neerja Sekhar, Managing Director, Haryana Scheduled Castes Development Corporation, Mr Praveen Kumar besides other senior officers.