the Times Of India

Friday 31 March 2000


 Breaking News
 Indian Business
 Intl Business

 Top StoriesTop stories
across papers

 PhotoGalleryPhoto gallery
 IndiatimesIndiatimes  Cartoon



Times Cricket Ratings

Today's Chat

ET Quick Qoute

Type the name of the company to get the latest BSE/NSE stock quote

Email this page
CM assures people on drought relief

By A Staff Reporter

AHMEDABAD: Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel on Wednesday during his visit to the drought-affected areas of Patan and Banaskantha district directed the administration to remain alert on drought relief work and provide succour to the people.

The chief minister who was accompanied by the minister of state for water supply Harjivanbhai Patel had a meeting with officials at Radhanpur and Tharat and reviewed the drought relief measures there.

The aim of the drought relief measures, Patel said should be to stand by affected people and cattle. He asked the officials to carry out sample survey to see whether those employed on the relief works get daily wage of Rs 40 each. He also asked the administration to provide work to a group within a radius of five kms. He said relief works which could become asset to the community should be undertaken. In this respect he cited the work related to water resources and watershed and said work like deepening ponds should also be undertaken.

Patel also asked the administration to maintain adequate supply of fodder and create a buffer stock of the same. He also launched water supply for cultivation of fodder from the deep wells of water resources corporation at Vajegadh near Tharad.

He also visited the panjrapole at Radhanpur and Vav run by the voluntary organisations and lauded the role being played by these organisation in protection of cattle. He also visited several relief works in the area.

The Economic Times


Cong walks out of House over time given to BJP

Vajubhai Vala in dock over water isssue

Rajkot cops on toes over water supply tension

Raska may not be a thirst quencher

Apparel designers of the future

Rajkot police units to supervise water supply

Rs 18-crore annual loss to state in diesel scam

Attack on Dalits in Borsad echoes in House

Flat charge on all card transactions: Rlys

24-hour Gujarati channel soon: Jaitley

Jaitley calls for debate on Constitution review

CM assures people on drought relief

Calico Museum: chronicle of India's textile history

Body building event concludes in Bhavnagar

Vittal to open anti-graft cell on April 5

Trivedi's election as Dy Speaker near certain

CM opens Mundra-Jamnagar launch service

HC to dispose of senior citizens's cases

State machinery gears up to tackle urban housing shortage

Police try to cast a spell over criminals

PF notices to employers

One-third of IIM grads get IT jobs, 74 go abroad

Udhna-Chaltan rail section to start Friday

Flight delays cause problems for Hajis

Mayor's term extended to 30 months

GU Court meet stalled for want of quorum

New evidence allowed in Vashram case

Uncertainty persists over state rights panel



|Home| |India| |Cities| |World| |Sports| |Entertainment| |Indian Business| |Intl Business| |Stocks| |Infotech| |Health/Sci| |Editorial|

|Subscriptions| |About the Publisher| |International Times| |TOI Audience|
For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service

For comments and feedback send Email
© Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. 2000.