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The main function on Independence Day on Sunday was held at Police Parade Ground. Agriculture, Rural Development and Transport Minister RC Faldu hoisted the flag and took the salute of the parade. On this occasion, the minister handed over a check of Rs 25 lakh to District Collector Ayush Oak for the overall development of the district.
Corona Warriors were honored with a memento and a citation for their outstanding public service in the difficult times of Corona. The minister also gave the message of environmental protection and conservation by planting trees. On Independence Day, Agriculture Minister RC Faldu honored police officers, 5 officers of District Panchayat Department, 4 employees of New Civil Hospital.
All preparations are complete for the third wave, by 2035 Surat will become a city with zero dumping sites: RC Faldu
RC Faldu called upon six and a half crore Gujaratis to make the state the best in the country and said that the building of development has to be built on the foundation of ‘peace, security and harmony’. He said that due to the sacrifices of freedom fighters and martyrs, we are living in independent India today. The minister said that the state government has made all arrangements like beds, oxygen, medicines, manpower and medical resources to deal with the possible third wave of corona.
He said that free of cost food grains were provided to 68.80 lakh poor families of the state during the corona pandemic. More than 62 thousand youth were given appointment letters on Employment Day. Faldu said that Surat will become a zero dumping site city by the year 2035. A total of 13017 farmers’ applications have been approved on the i-Kisan portal in the district during the year 2020-21. The minister said that Rs 11.31 crore was given to 6387 farmers in the district for the damage caused by the cyclone.
122 teams of Municipal Corporation honored for performing duty honestly, 87 officers-employees received citations along with awards
The Municipal Corporation also organized the Independence Day program. The Municipal Corporation organized a flag hoisting program in different zones on Sunday. The main event took place in Rander Zone. In this, Mayor Hemali Boghawala hoisted the flag at Jogani Nagar ground in Rander. On this occasion, Municipal Commissioner Banchanidhi Pani, MLA Purnesh Modi, Praveen Ghoghari and Chairman of Standing Committee Paresh Patel and other committees were present. Mayor Hemali Boghawala honored 2 teachers of Municipal Primary Education Committee. Chief Fire Officer Basant Pareek was also felicitated.
According to information received from Municipal Corporation, officers and employees of various departments of Municipal Corporation like Fire Brigade, Security Department, UCD Department, Cultural Department and Vehicle Tax were honored on Independence Day for performing their duty honestly and doing commendable work. Mayor Hemali Boghawala, MLA, office bearers of municipal committees and commissioner Banchanidhi Pani gave commendation letters to 122 teams of different departments of different zones of the Municipal Corporation. Citations were given to 87 officers and employees along with cash prizes.