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Launching 8th edition of state-wide Garib Kalyan Mela, Guj CM hands over assistance worth Rs 4.10 crores

Gujarat Chief Minister Smt Anandiben Patel launched 8th edition of state-wide Garib Kalyan Mela from Bochasan in Anand. This will be held in two phases, first between August 7-9 and second phase from August 21-23. CM Smt Patel distributes assistance worth Rs 4.10 crores to over 4200 beneficiaries.

This year 128 Garib Kalyan Melas will be held across the state, covering various districts, where assistance worth Rs 1664 crore will be directly handed over to more than 12 lakh beneficiaries. Since its inception in year 2009, 81 lakh beneficiaries have been provided assistance worth Rs 12,000 crore through more than 1100 Garib Kalyan Melas.

In her address, CM Smt Patel exhorted people to improve their economic conditions by making rightful use of the assistance provided by the state government. She said that Gujarat Government is dedicated to its people in ensuring last mile delivery of various pro-people initiatives. CM Smt Patel also spoke about the ongoing state-wide health camps and urged people to maximum benefits of the same.

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