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Government committed to provide quality health service for all: CM?

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Bengaluru: The state government is committed to providing quality health service to all in the state and a decision has been taken to implement the Universal Health Scheme in the state at the recently concluded Belagavi assembly session, said Karnataka’s Chief Minister (CM) Siddaramiah.

Speaking at a renovated temple inaugural at Kaniyanahundi in Hampapura Hobli limits, the CM said the Below poverty Line ( BPL ) people need not make any payments to avail benefits under the scheme, while others in rural areas and urban areas can avail medical services in private hospitals with a yearly payment of Rs 300 and Rs 700 respectively?.

CM also listed his government’s achievements in alleviating poverty in the state based on a series of pro-poor schemes.? The government waived farmers loans up to Rs 50,000 to give a major relief to farmers and is inclined to open Morarji schools in each taluk, including Hampapura hobli, he said.

A letter has been sent to state finance department to get approval to refill 38 water tanks and lakes including the one at Hampapura through the Cauvery Neeravari Nigama. On receipt of approval, tenders will be called to set the ball rolling on? various developmental? works, CM assured.?

?Speaking on the Karnataka Prevention and Eradication of Inhuman Evil Practices and Black Magic Bill, 2017 or the anti supersition bill as it is popularly known, the Chief Minister said, “It is better to believe than not believe”, but advised all to ?shy ?away from superstitious beliefs by believing in ?an ?Omni?-?present God and through love.

Chamrajanagar MP Dhruva Narayan, MLA Vasu, Former legislator Sathyanarayana, State Bhovi community Development Corporation chairman Seetharam, ZP member Krishna and other dignitaries were present.

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