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Special Police Officer`s pay raised in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 00:44

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman
Singh today announced a raise in the monthly pay of Special
Police Officers from Rs 2,150 to Rs 3,000.

Launching `Gram Suraaj` campaign at a village in Naxal-hit
south Bastar, he directed the officials concerned to issue
ration cards to the SPOs, who play a significant role in
fighting the Maoist menace along with security personnel.

Under the campaign, panchayat public representatives would
contact over 66 lakh people in rural areas to understand the
problems faced by the villagers.

Singh visited a relief camp, school and market in Dornapal
village in south Bastar. He approved construction of four
additional rooms in the local school.

He then interacted with villagers and assured them that
the government was with them.

Singh enquired about supply of essential commodities
through the Public Distribution System and asked villagers
about power and water supply arrangements.


First Published: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 00:44
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