“The government launched the PDS system to control commodity prices. The government is closing the opportunity to increase the price unnecessarily”
This was said by Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha while speaking at the official inauguration program of supply of mustard oil and other commodities at fair prices and provision of free canvas bags in public distribution system on the occasion of upcoming Sharadotsav at Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhavan.
Speaking in the program the Chief Minister said that this government is a ‘problem-solving’ government. This government does not have the mentality to remain in the government after living with the problems like the previous government. The mentality of this government is to solve people’s problems and serve them. This party believes in government service. So the government is working with service mentality to make Ek Tripura Srestha Tripura.
In the program the Chief Minister mentioned the issue of employment and said that the government cannot solve the problem of employment. The government is giving importance to various aspects to create employment. The government is finding employment avenues for the unemployed through various developmental works including Akhuara-Agartala railway and Special Economic Zone.
The Chief Minister also said, This government is going to come up with Mukhya Mantri Arogya Yojana for special treatment of the citizens of the state. Common people will benefit from it. After the launch of this system, it was decided to give mustard oil to 9 lakh 70 thousand consumers through ration shops in the state. These items will be provided through 2056 ration shops.
The central government has directed to make model ration shops. It has been initially decided to select 600 ration shops from eight districts out of 2056 ration shops and convert them into model ration shops.
The Chief Minister also launched this model ration shops on this day. Department Minister Sushanta Chowdhury, Mayor Dipak Majumder, were present in the program.