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RANCHI: Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday called on public and private sectors firms of the State to help in the development of Jharkhand through their works under social responsibility.
While praising the initiative of Coal India Limited to grant funds under CSR activities, the CM said that the speed of development can be increased with participation of everyone.
The CM said that the funds given by the CCL will be used in educating the girl child and developing tourism in the State. CCL CMD Gopal Singh said on the occasion that Rs 50 lakh has been given for Rajrappa Temple development work, while Rs 19.85 lakh has been given for girl child security.
Devotees from across the country visit Rajrappa Temple situated on the juncture of Damodar and Bhairavi River in Ramgarh district. It is one of the most important religious tourism spots in Jharkhand and the funds will be used to build a community centre cum tourist shed at the site.
Similarly, Rs 19.85 lakh will be used to buy 25 scooty, 25 smartphones, 20 tabs, one video projector and a Video Casset Player for School Advisory Officer who will do police liasoning in girl schools to protect girls from any sort of harrassment.
Singh said that in the coming days CCL will help more in the development of the State through CSR activities. Additional CS (Home), NN Pandey; Principal Secretary to CM, Sanjay Kumar and other senior officials were present on the occasion.