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Will make Gujarat slum-free in next five years: Patel

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Sunday announced that her government will make the state slum-free in the next five years and is also aiming to provide pucca houses to the needy.

“The state government is making efforts and is aiming to make Gujarat a slum-free state in next five years,” Patel said here. She was in the city to inaugurate various schemes launched by the ruling BJP government.

“The government of Gujarat has given improved basic amenities and now our government is aiming to provide quality education to the under-privileged children and pucca houses to needy people,” the Chief Minister said.

Patel inaugurated an automatic kitchen wherein food would be cooked under the mid-day meal scheme for 35,000 children from 81 schools of the city.

She said her government was making efforts to set up similar type of kitchens in every district and city to keep the children healthy.

Later, she announced names of beneficiaries under the “Mukhya Mantri Gruh Yojna” through computerised draw system.


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