Haryana chief minister, Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said that corruption is a core issue for his government which will not be tolerated at any cost.
“There would be no space for corruption in future programmes. Action would be taken on all cases concerning
corruption,” Khattar said while replying to governor’s address in state assembly.
Manohar Lal Khattar announced a number of initiatives, including a new scheme aimed at financial security of girls right from their birth.
He said that priority would be given to girls’ education and employment. This would be help them getting married to a groom hailing from a well settled family. He also expressed concern over the low sex ratio in the State adding that people discussed this issue concerning Haryana all over the country. At present it is 859 girls for 1000 boys. To improve this, new schemes would be prepared in the next budget session, he added.
While underlining the need to infuse among the people a sense of belongingness, he said that efforts would be made to remove the gap between people and the government. The perception among the people that the government is ruler based should be removed. He said that his aim is to provide a responsive and corruption free government.
Khattar said that as he has made a self commitment to render public service, he has never done any personal work after having joined the RSS as a full time Pracharak in the year 1980.
Being a new to public dealing, he said that he has rendered active and dedicated service to RSS and decided to serve the 2.5 crore people of the state.
He made it clear that he would always remain concerned about the people rather than safegusrding his personal interests.
“I feel proud to be associated with RSS and main agenda of Sangh is creation of human beings. It would be after a span of 34 years that I would get salary,” he added.