Karol Bagh | IAS GS Foundation Course | 29 May, 6 PM Call Us
This just in:

State PCS

State PCS Current Affairs


Burudih Dam as Tourist Destination

  • 25 Jun 2024
  • 2 min read

Why in News?

Jharkhand CM Champai Soren directed officials to develop Burudih dam into a national-level tourism destination during his visit to the scenic dam in Ghatsila sub-division of East Singhbhum.

Key Points

  • The CM emphasized Jharkhand's natural beauty while planting saplings and tying rakhi around a tree to emphasize environmental conservation.
    • He affirmed the government's commitment to promoting various tourist spots across the state, including religious sites, forests, dams, and waterfalls.
    • The government is working to ensure that local farmers benefit from the dam's water resources and is focusing on holistic development across all sectors for the state's rapid progress.
  • The CM inaugurated 2,141 development projects worth over Rs 45 crore and distributed assets under welfare schemes worth over Rs 71 crore among 20,484 beneficiaries.
    • He highlighted recent government initiatives including providing 200 units of free electricity, waiving farm loans up to Rs 2 lakh, and offering financial assistance to youth for livelihood support.
    • He reaffirmed his government's dedication to constructing 2 million houses under the Abua Awas Yojana for underprivileged families, ensuring that welfare schemes reach every section of society through the 'Aapki Yojana, Aapki Sarkar, Aapke Dwar' program.

Abua Awas Yojana (AAY)

  • Under this scheme, the state government will provide housing to the needy people from its own funds by spending more than Rs 15 thousand crore in the next two years.
  • Under the scheme, 3 room houses will be provided to the poor, deprived, labourers, farmers, tribals, backward and Dalits. 

Aapki Yojana, Aapki Sarkar, Aapke Dwar Program

  • Under this program, camps will be organized in 4,351 panchayats and 50 wards of the state.
  • In these camps, the needy people who were till now deprived of the schemes will be covered with public welfare schemes.
SMS Alerts
Share Page