Chhattisgarh Sarkar committed to implement PESA law in Scheduled Tribe dominated areas: T.S. Sinha Dev in Khairkheda Discussion

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Government committed to implement PESA law in Scheduled Tribe dominated areas: T.S. Sinha Dev in Khairkheda Discussion

PESA means Panchayats Extension to the Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act 1996

Raipur, 18 November 2020

The Chhattisgarh government is consulting the head and prominent people of tribal society and Panchayat representatives and voluntary organizations for implementing the profession law in the Scheduled Tribe dominated areas of the state. The state's Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Shri T.S. Under the chairmanship of Singhdev, a discussion on Panchayat provision (extension in scheduled areas) was organized in village Khairkheda under Charama development block in Kanker district. In which the tribal society heads of 16 development blocks of Kanker, Kondagaon, Narayanpur, Balod, Rajnandgaon and Dhamtari districts were included. He gave his valuable suggestions for the rules to be made for the implementation of profession law. Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Shri T.S. Singhdev said that the Government of Chhattisgarh is committed to implementing the law in the Scheduled Tribes predominant areas of the state. Rules are being made for the implementation of the profession law, for which the suggestions of the people are being taken, whatever useful suggestions will be received will be included in the rules. He said that in the coming budget session, there will be an effort to get the rule of profession law passed.
Former MP and former Union Minister of State, Shri Arvind Netam, former Prime Minister, self-government, to make profession law. Expressing gratitude to Shri Rajiv Gandhi, he said that during his tenure, Profession Act was made for tribal areas and Dr. B.D. Sharma has been a major contributor. Shri Netam said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel, action is being taken by the Government of Chhattisgarh to implement the profession law, which is praiseworthy. Former MP Mr. Sohan Potai suggested to have a provision for punishment in every point of the rules to be made for the implementation of the profession law. He also suggested to make rules in the profession law for the promotion and preservation of tribal culture and to preserve the divine places. The structure and work of Gram Sabha and its meetings by the heads of tribal society, standing committees of Gram Sabha, formation of Gram Sabha fund, approval of conservation and development of natural resources by Gram Sabha, small water bodies in scheduled areas, mining of minor minerals. Leasing, environmental protection, preventing encroachment in scheduled areas, money lending, hot market control, control of social sector institutions and employees, regulation of sale and consumption of drugs, cultural heritage and its prosperity, management of minor forest produce, peace In relation to tradition and law in terms of security and elections, management of biodiversity and intellectual property, control and punishment, management of natural resources, labor force and human resources, approval of development action plan in Gram Sabha etc. .
Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Shri T.S., after receiving suggestions from the heads of tribal society, in a discussion organized in village Khairkheda for implementation of profession law. Singhdev also received suggestions from representatives of Janpad Panchayat and Zilla Panchayat and representatives of voluntary organizations in the program organized at District Headquarters Kanker, in which his suggestions were made by the Chairman and Vice President of Janpad Panchayat and the District Panchayat President and Vice President and members.
In the program, MLA of Bhanupratapur Assembly and Deputy Speaker of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly Mr. Manoj Mandavi, MLA Kanker and Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Shishupal Shorey, MLA Sihawa Mrs. Lakshmi Dhruv, Parliamentary Advisor to Chief Minister Mr. Rajesh Tiwari, Member of Scheduled Tribes Commission Mr. Nitin Potai, Bastar Development Authority Members of Bireesh Thakur, District Panchayat President Mr. Hemant Dhruv and Vice President Hemnarayan Gajaballa, former president of District Panchayat Subhadra Salam, Nawalsingh Mandavi were the heads and officials of tribal societies of various districts.