Our Ministers

Shri. Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Hon'ble Chief Minister


Shri. Vishwas Sarang

Minister of State (Independent)  &
Gas Rahat


Smt. Gouri Singh

Principal Seceretary, Gas Rahat


Shri. Krishna Gopal Tiwari

Director, Gas Rahat


Shri Krishna Kant Dubey

Deputy Secretary, Gas Rahat

Madhya Pradesh Government : Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation Department, Bhopal

SOCIAL REHABILITATION

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  With a view to bring back the gas victims in the main stream of the society, social rehabilitation programme was launched by the Government.  The following benefits/services were provided to the gas victims.

     As per first Action Plan an amount of Rs.49.72 crore was sanctioned by Government of India, against which an amount of Rs.45.69 crore has already been spent on various social rehabilitation programme. Milk distribution for pregnant mother and children upto 6 years of age initially for 3 years had been carried out for which an amount of Rs.22.00 crore had been spent.

     2486 houses were constructed and distributed to relatives of gas victims died of MIC exposure, out of which 2407 houses had already been allotted.   Out of remaining 79 houses 2 houses have been allotted to gas victim orphan children.Rest 77 houses are in progress of allotment to the eligible families/dependents of victims.

      To educate the Gas victim children the Department has vacated the Claim Courts Buildings and developed as educational/social   institutes.  15 such institutes have been established.  Moreover, in the year 2001 as per decision taken in State Advisory Committee for Bhopal Gas victims other Claim Courts which were vacated by the Welfare Commissioner have been allotted for school, college and other Government organizations. 

      Widow pension was provided to 1077 widows of the gas related deaths @ Rs.200/- p.m. and a total amount of Rs.1.75 crore was disbursed.

      27 Orphans were maintained since 1984 to 2000 (approximately Rs.16.25 lakhs were spent) 2 Orphans of gas victim families are being maintained presently.


 The brief summary of expenditure incurred on social rehabilitation is as under:-

        

EXPENDITURE (Rs. crores)


 

Scheme Sanctioned under Action Plan Expenditure
Social Rehabilitation(First Action Plan) 49.72 45.69

 


ACTIVITIES COMPLETED
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  • Widow Pension:
    Widow pension was provided to 1077 widows of the gas related deaths @ Rs.200/- p.m. and a total amount of Rs.1.75 cores was disbursed.
  • Education
    11 Schools (5 primary and 6 middle schools) were constructed and 6 schools were repaired and upgraded.
  • Free Supply of Milk
    Free milk (150 ml. Per head per day) was supplied to expectant and nursing mothers and children upto the age of 6 years through 5 ICDS projects (792 Anganwadis in the town).
  • Orphans
    27 Orphans were maintained since 1984 to 2000 (approximately Rs.16.25 lakhs were spent)

      Under Second Action Plan  Rs 85.20 crores have been provided.salient feature of social rehablitation are:


Sl.No

Name Rehabilitation

Sanctioned Amount 

Expenditure upto Oct 2014

1 Widow Pension (Rs 1000 per month)    30.00 17.27
2 Economic     3.68 2.82
3 Social    5.00 4.03
4 Environmental    40.00 0.00
5 Miscellaneous    4.92 2.06
6 Judicial & Administrative    1.60 1.51
Total  :

   85.20 

27.69

 

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