People in the country are unhappy with inflation, in such a situation we are trying to give relief to the people: Ashok Gehlot

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Jaipur. Addressing a public meeting at Gudha in the Jhunjhunu district on Friday, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the state government is working on keeping the poor at the center. 

During this, while giving information about the Indira Gandhi Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme, he said that employment has been guaranteed to the urban people by making a provision of Rs 800 crore under the scheme. Lakhs of farmers have got relief from the state government giving subsidies on electricity bills. The Chief Minister said that 50 units of electricity per month have also been provided free of cost to domestic consumers, which has benefitted lakhs of families.

He said that the people in the country are unhappy with the inflation, in such a situation we are trying to give relief to the people. The state government is providing a cover of up to Rs 10 lakh in the Chiranjeevi Yojana. Gehlot said that today costly treatments, tests, and medicines are being given free of cost by the state government, due to which the common man is getting relief. Today, the state government is opening medical colleges and nursing colleges in every district.

The Chief Minister said that the state government is going to provide free smartphone and internet service for 3 years to women heads of 1.35 crore families. He said that through Mahatma Gandhi English Medium Schools, students of deprived sections are getting an excellent education in English medium free of cost.