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C M Mr. Chouhan meets Fertiliser Minister Mr. Mandaviya

for  pending demand of Urea, D.A.P.

30 July 2021, Bhopal: Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers Mr. Mansukh L Mandaviya in New Delhi today and requested him to grant approval for Bulk Drug Park and Medical Devices Park in the state at the earliest for expansion in pharma sector. Mr. Chouhan said that the proposals for Bulk Drug Park costing Rs.1276 crore and Medical Devices Park costing Rs.193 crore are pending for approval at the Centre. I.F.C.I. appointed by the Central Government for evaluation has also started the process of evaluation of proposals.Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh has a leading role in the country in the pharma sector.

There are many possibilities of development in Pithampur industrial areas near Indore. The necessary infrastructure and skilled labour are available in abundance in the state for the development of this sector. For the above proposed park, 2400 acres of land has also been identified in Mohasa Babai Industrial Area, about 100 km from the capital Bhopal. Apart from this, infrastructure has been developed in about 1500 acres of land as per the requirements of the industries. Plenty of electricity is also available for industries at Rs 4.50 per unit.

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Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan discussed in detail with the Union Health Minister Mr. Mansukh L Mandaviya on the Covid vaccination being done in the state. Mr. Chouhan informed that so far the first dose of vaccine has been given to 46 percent people in the state and both the doses have been given to about 9 percent people. Covid vaccination is done in the state for four days and other vaccination programmes are done in the remaining two days. He said that the cent percent correct use of Covid vaccine provided by the Centre is being done.Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan also discussed with the Union Minister about urea and DAP. He requested that the pending demand of urea and DAP in the centre should be released at the earliest so that farmers do not face any disruption in sowing. Union Minister Mr. Mandaviya listened carefully to the Chief Minister and assured all possible support at the earliest on all the issues raised by him.