Team Absolute|Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the bhumi-pujan and inauguration of development works worth Rs. 482 crores was held on Sunday for the development of Gohad. Under which the foundation stone of Maa Ratangarh Major Irrigation Project, costing Rs. 228 crore has been laid for expansion of irrigation facility mainly in Gohad and Mehgaon area. After its completion, this project will bring revolution in the agriculture sector. Chouhan said that a grand campaign will be organized on September 16 to provide ration to 37 lakh poor people of Madhya Pradesh. Along with distributing the eligibilty slips, ration will also be distributed under the campaign. Chouhan was addressing the inauguration and foundation laying programme of development works in Gohad. Chouhan said that the work of Chambal-Atal Progress-Way is being started for the development and prosperity of Chambal region. Preliminary preparations are being made. Military school will be opened in Gohad tehsil of Bhind district, which will help the youth of the area in becoming army officers. He said that the pace of development will not stop in the state and effective implementation of schemes for the poor and farmers will also take place. The government will provide all kind of help for the education of poor children. Member of Rajya Sabha Jyotiraditya Scindia said that Shivraj Singh Chouhan is a sensitive public servant, who works in the public interest. He is the one, who is working with promptness for the welfare of every section of the society. Many schemes for the welfare of farmers, labourers, poor, women and children are being run by the state government. He further mentioned that no stone will be left unturned for the development of Gohad area. Today, Chouhan has presented a big gift by performing Bhoomi Pujan and inaugurating the development works costing about Rs. 482 crore. The work to connect the weaker sections with the mainstream is being done in the state, he added.