Social security pension (oldage pension) : The main
objective of this scheme is to provide financial assistance to the helpless people. Under
this scheme senior citizens that is people aged above 60 years or women aged 50 plus or
widows or destitute women and handicapped students (6 to 18 years) gets a pension of Rs.
150/- per month.
Handicapped scholarships: Under this scheme students where
orthopediacally handicapped and whose disformity or disability is more than 40%. These
students gets a scholarship Rs. 25/- for class 1st to 5th and for 5th to 8th Rs. 30/- per
month and for 9th to 12th Rs. 85/- per month and students of college level gets Rs. 120/-
Artificial limbs and equipments: Students who are unable
to move social welfare dept. provide them Tricycles, supporting arms, artificial legs,
limbs free of cost. People, who are deaf and dumb, hearing impaired provided by the
hearing aids free of cost. Handicapped people also get the railway concessions.
WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
National Motherhood Assistance (Rastriya Matrutava Sahayata) :
Poor class women during their pregnancy get the medical assistance with help of this
scheme. Under this scheme economically weaker section women who are pregnant and having
age more them 19 years. She gets a lump sum amount of Rs. 500/- between 8 to 12 weeks
before the pregnancy. This benefit is given upped two children only.
Ayushmati Scheme: - Under this scheme landless poor rural
women get the medical treatment specially. Eligible omens gets 400/- PM if get admitted in
Distt. Civil Hospitals for a week and Rs. 1000/- PM if the period is more than a week.
Balika Samridhi Yojna : Women living under Below Poverty
Line (BPL) gets financial assistance of Rs. 500/- per girl child upped two live deliveries
of girl child and women must attain 19 years of age. A scholarship of Rs. 300/- is given
to the girl child for studies from standard 1st to 3rd, Rs. 400/- in class 4th, in class
5th Rs. 500/-, in class 6th and 7th Rs. 600/-,in class 8th Rs. 800/- and in class 9th and
10th Rs. 1000/- per annum.
Dhan Dhanya krishi Mela : Narsinghpur is agriculturally
rich and having record production of food grains. During 2nd Oct to 4th Oct 2000 Krishi
Mela 2000 organised first time in famous Mandi of Kareli. In this exhibition first
sugarcane cutter machine was sold. In this worthy exhibition there were so many
equipment's, fertilizers, pesticides on display and sale. Approx. Rs. 87.88 lakhs costing
agricultural equipment's, fertilizers and pesticides were sold out which was a record.
Cultivation of Mentha :- Mentha is a very aromatic and
having pleasing odour which is also well known as Japanese Pudina . With the oil of Mentha
and its other element chewing gum toffies candies prepared. Once Mentha planted can be cut
thrice. For Mentha vaporization, Mentha vaporization plant has to be set up. For Minimum
500 KG capacity needs an investment of Rs. 25000/- to Rs. 100000/-. Presently one Mentha
extraction Plant is operational at Khamtara (Narsinghpur).
Sericulture (Silk): - In Narsinghpur distt. One spinning mill of
silk is functional at Mungawani, surrounding areas and neihbouring are purchasing where
silk cocoons districts. In this unit silk threads is also prepared. Farmers get a
revolving fund of Rs. 6200/- per acre from Sericulture Deptt. (Govt.), for Shahtoot and
insects farming and this amount being deposited in beneficiaries' bank accounts. The silk
cocoons produced by the beneficiaries fully purchased by the Govt. sericulture depot's
unit on fixed rates. Sericulture Depot. Provides the free technical guidance and also
facilitate to get the loan from banks.
Teak plantations through Hi-Tech method: - Sapling through
hi-tech method (Hi-Genic Technology) is called as Hi-tech Plantation. In Narsinghpur near
Barman on NH 26 at khasra no 149150 forest deptt. Has planted 12,500 teaks root shoot in
an area of 5 hect in the year 1999. Presently around 32,500 plants are in extra care of
forest deptt. There Here Ashwagandha, Shatwar ,Isabgol, Kasturi, Tulsi, Mentha, Mehandi,
Punarnava, Satt bidar, White Moosali, Ratanjot etc. medicinal plants were also planted
there. This is the distt's first plantation which is most successful, healthy and cent
percent live. This plantation is technically rich and equally important for environment
and good earning.
Community Based Primary Education Program - UNICEF and GOI
joint efforts made this community based primary education program a success in Chawarpatha
block of the district, which is conducted since 1999. The local rural public did the
management of the school only. Under these scheme 184 primary schools and 36 Shiksha
guarantee schools are connected. Complete dynamic development of the school Building
constructed, Drinking water facility and entertainment facilities have been extended with
the help of team effort, social service and financial support. Which is very good sign in
rural education sector.
Information Technology: - Under the IT policy of MP Govt.,
District is extending the Information Technology into the rural and remote areas. Under
this scheme computerized information centers will be established from Block levels to
Panchayat levels. Unemployed youth having computer education may start their own
entrepreneur, which will be knowledge based. Problems may be solved at the place only from
where the problem comes, with the help of computer complaints and problems can directly
send to headquarters. This job will be completed by the joint venture of Industry Depot.
And AISECT. It will have Block level Multipurpose IT center which includes software
development unit, Internet, Emailing Service, Computer Servicing Unit, Video graphics,
mixing and titling unit. For this purpose already 100 beneficiaries acquainted the
HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE
First position in Family planning programme : During
period 1998-99 family planning program it is worth mentioning that district achieved first
position in the state. For this achievement Red Cross Society of India, Bhopal presented
Reproductive child health (R.C.H.) - It's a very ambitious
program. Main objective of the program is to educate the people for reproduction of child
and child health care. To extend the child health programme to the remote people
effectively, to decrease the mortality rate of mother and child. For this 944 persons were
trained. Which includes public representatives teachers Anganwadi workers, midwives, Jan
Swasthay Rakshak, ladies & gents.
Fish farming - For farming SC/ST beneficiaries gets a
grant of Rs. 6500/-, for making their own ponds (approx. 0.5 Hectare) ,dept. also provides
a 30 days training. They provided fish farming education & study tour outside the
state for 15 days as per the scheduled target. For establishing fish farms and production
units General category people gets 25% & SC/ST people gets 50% Grant (max. Rs 1 lakh
). Fishermen attached with this business get free accident insurance. In case of
accidental death Rs. 50000 & causing disability Rs 25000/- has been given as financial
Special program for animal reproduction -Small & moderate
farmers ,land less agricultural labors. Who are economically weak ,to improve their
condition there are some schemes like to improve milk production & hybrid generations.
Breeding of hybrid kind cattle and providing proper nutrients. These schemes are to
developing the interest among the poor farmers & labors, to take a step forward in
this direction. Who have their own hybrid female heifers provided with 4 to 32 month's
food nutrients & 17 quintal of cattle feed. Under this scheme general category person
gets an amount of Rs. 3000/- and SC/ST beneficiary gets an amount of RS 5000/- .
Eradication of untouchability - Very appreciable and
socially useful scheme. Under which intercaste marriage has been promoted by paying RS
6000/-. Either of the groom or bride should be from non SC/ST caste & marriage under
this scheme. Gram panchayat also honored the couple by paying them RS 5000/- .
Top working scheme - Under this scheme farmer provided
with local plants of improved quality . Trained rural youth / farmers get a grant RS 10/-
per plant . For Papaya & Lemon nursery farmers get loan from banks under NABARD's
scheme. 25% of total investment has given to the farmers as a grant from Horticulture
dept. Which is deposited in banks and remaining amount has been deposited by the farmer in
Drinking water facility - In Narsinghpur district there
are 1040 villages having population. Public Health Eng. Dept. established 6326 handpumps
in all villages & 108 tap water schemes & 31 spot pipeline water supply and all
schemes are helping the rural population for during water. Presently a central Govt.
approved reform pilot project is playing a very strong role for providing drinking water
to district's rural people. Jila Yojana Samiti presently made a 47 Nal-Jal scheme which is
also approved by the state Govt. PHE deptt. started all the schemes and made the sources
for drinking water.
MOHAD - Model village of the district
A small village Mohad is situated at 3 km from Kareli tehsil of
Narsinghpur district. Village is having a population of approx. 4000. Having 300 houses
& 3000 livestock. Village is having wider roads, big trees, neat & clean houses
all over , schools & a big play ground in the center of village . Mohad is having
Bio-gas plant ,an alternative source of energy. Nadep compost proved its best utility. For
cleanliness & water drainage for the village a 4360 feet long drain has constructed on
main road. Village is also having 450 soak pits and 300 toilets. Around 4000 plants have
been planted in the village. At public places circular platforms has been constructed
around the trees. Village has got 26 hand pumps. Water tank having a capacity of 1-lakh
liters is under construction. Drinking Water for the cattle a 20 feet long tank also made
. Village has got a Govt. middle school, a Girls school. A nursery is also there, which is
operated by Gram- Bharti. Sanskar Bharti is doing special efforts & moments for making
the village a fully cultured & developed village. There are more than 100 persons who
can introduce themselves in Sanskrit language. In the village special efforts are going on
for developing the interest towards Yoga and public awareness programmes.
District Poverty Eradication Project
(D.P.I.P) : The main objective of this project is to improve the local self
government & extend its services in a better way to poor people specially women. For
this project three blocks of the district have been identified ,they are Narsinghpur,
Gotegaon, BawaiChichali , under Narsinghpur block 14 Panchayat having 20 villages . The 28
villages of Chichali's 18 Panchayats & 51 villages of 36 panchayats of Gotegaon block
is being covered under this project. Management of this project will be done by Jila
Panchayat & execution of the program will be done by Gram Sabha & its executing
body Gram Vikas Samiti.