On completion of 121 days in office, Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Monday launched a booklet on “121 Days of Good Governance –Aatmanirbhar Gujarat to Aatmanirbhar Bharat”. He assured the people that his new team was committed to working on the principle of “minimum government – maximum governance.” Patel took oath as Gujarat CM on September 13, 2021.
Revenue Minister Rajendra Trivedi, Education Minister Jitu Vaghani, Chief Principal Secretary to the CM K. Kailashnathan, Chief Secretary Pankaj Kumar and other senior secretaries were present at the event.
The Chief Minister presented a vision statement of his government and stated that the government had committed Rs 100 crore to encourage more and more farmers to take up organic farming. Patel also affirmed the commitment to add 6 districts with 100 percent coverage of tap water for everyone under the ‘Nal se Jal Tak’ scheme by January 31. He highlighted the government’s key initiatives at the event.
Patel said fighting Covid-19 was the government’s top priority and that the State had already administered 9.46 crore doses of vaccine. With Gujarat being the leading state in administering doses per 1 million people, he highlighted how his government has also started screening non-contagious diseases.
He also said that with an online RTI portal, the government was bringing more transparency in the administration.
The Chief Minister highlighted how his Government had provided Rs 1,000 crore of relief to farmers of Saurashtra, with 5.06 lakh farmers of 1530 villages covered under the relief scheme.
Patel pointed out that revenue records had been made available through E-sign for 3.63 lakh citizens.
With a mention of issuing certified property cards to the citizens digitally and the approval process for section- 73AA of the Land Revenue Code online, he emphasised his government’s commitment to making processes hassle-free for the common man.