Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India], September 21 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday granted Rs. 269 crore for construction and development purposes in Dantewada district.Also Read - India vs England Highlights T20 World Cup Warm-Up Match: Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul Guide India to a 6-Wicket Victory Over England

Singh, while addressing a ceremony earlier in the day, said that at least 24,000 families will receive well-constructed houses worth more than Rs. 45 crore, under the Prime Minister’s Housing Scheme. Also Read - SAFF Championship 2021 Match Highlights India vs Bangladesh Match 3 Today Football Updates: 10-Man Bangladesh Earn a Hard-Fought 1-1 Draw Over India

The Chief Minister later distributed materials to beneficiaries under various government schemes. Also Read - Subjected To Banned Test, Forced To Withdraw FIR, Alleges Female Air Force Officer Against IAF Authorities

Raman Singh also said that he plans to construct hostels and school for students in 18 different places of the Dantewada district, worth Rs. 36 crore.

The Chief Minister also visited the famous Danteshwari Temple in the district terming himself as the first head of the state to seek the goddess’ blessing.

Most of the developments for Dantewada will be undertaken by the Chief Minister’s office, while the construction of houses and schools will be under the District Mineral Trust Fund. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.