C'garh CM meets PM; urges to resolve pending issues of tribals, and poors

Saturday, 15 Jun, 3.19 pm

During the meeting, he said that premium should be increased for mines allotted for government venture from Rs 100 per tonne to Rs 500 per tonne and the state should also be given a share in electricity generated.

New Delhi: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and urged him to resolve at the earliest long pending issues related to 70 lakh tribals and 58 lakh poor families in the state.

Baghel said the Congress government in the state has purchased paddy from farmers on minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 2,500 per quintal due to which paddy procurement in Chhattisgarh has increased.