Madhya Pradesh State Government Current Affairs - 2020

Rozgar Setu Scheme launched by Madhya Pradesh for skilled workers

On May 28, 2020, the Madhya Pradesh Government launched Rojgar Setu Yojana to help migrant workers. The scheme provides employment to the migrant workers.

Key Features of the Scheme

The Rozgar Setu scheme will provide employment to migrant workers that have returned to their homes. The scheme is to conduct a complete survey on population of the state.

Along with the scheme, the Madhya Pradesh State Government is planning to implement Svamitva Scheme. The Swamitva scheme was launched by PM Modi during Panchayati Raj Day in 2020.

Svamitva Scheme

The Svamitva Scheme was launched to map rural lands that are inhabited. The mapping is to be done using drones. Svamitva is Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas.

The scheme will help to provide integrated validation solution. The scheme will also help in revenue collection in rural areas.

The programme is currently being implemented in Karnataka, Haryana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.

MP, the First State to launch innovative Scheme “FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana”

On May 11, 2020, the Madhya Pradesh Government has launched “FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana”.

Highlights

The scheme has been launched in 23 police stations as a pilot project. This includes both rural and urban areas.

Features of the scheme

Under the scheme, a person need not go to the police station to dodge a complaint. The scheme has deployed the head constables to register the complaints from the people. The scheme will also enable on spot FIR registrations. When the complaints are serious, they will be forwarded to senior officers.

Along with the scheme, the Home Minister of the State also launched a helpline, “Dial 112”. This will provide in instant ambulance services, fire fighting services and also will enable to contact the police within a short period of time.

Other important Facts

Madhya Pradesh is the first state in the country to launch such an innovative scheme on police subject. It is to be noted that Police is State subject. The scheme was launched by the Home Minister of Maharashtra Sr Narottam Mishra.

FIR

FIR is First Information Report. The concept of FIR is followed in South East and South Asian countries including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Singapore, etc.

Legality of FIR

The Constitution of India does not provide any rights over FIR. FIR and its legality is defined by the  Section 154 of The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.