President Ram Nath Kovind will launch Chhattisgarh government’s Sanchar Kranti Yojna at Jagdalpur in the Naxal-affected Bastar region of the state today. Under the scheme, 50 lakh smartphones will be distributed free of cost to the people.
President Ram Nath Kovind will dedicate the new building of the Government Medical College at Dimrapal village near Jagdalpur, the divisional headquarter of Bastar, today. President is on a two-day visit to the Maoist affected Bastar and Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.
Yesterday, on the first day of his tour to Bastar, President interacted with farmers and members of self-help groups at an integrated agricultural farm in Hiranar village. He observed the Integrated Agriculture model at the Organic Agriculture Field near Dantewada.
Shri Kovind had lunch with the children of Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram. President also interacted with the tribal youth working in the Business process outsourcing centre in Dantewada.