Chhattisgarh Government has announced a day's state mourning on the untimely death of Union Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde. He died in a road accident on Tuesday early morning while proceeding towards Delhi airport. A two minutes silence was observed in the Cabinet Meeting held at Mahanadi Bhawan headed by Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, and rich tributes were paid on Munde. Governor Shekhar Dutt also expressed his deep of Union Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde. In his message the Governor Said Munde was a skilled politician.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh released a collection of short stories named 'Andheri Gali Ka Ujiyara' written by Smt. Sadhna Tyagi, here at his residence office. Dr. Singh extended congratulations and hearty wishes to the writer- Mrs Tyagi, resident of Rajdhani Vihar (Saddu), on release of her collection of short stories. In this simple programme, Secretary of Public Relations Department MK Tyagi and litterateur Sanjeev Bakshi were also present.
To streamline functioning regarding the forthcoming civic bodies, polls and three tier panchayat polls in the State, Chhattisgarh State Election Commission Commissioner PC Dalehi reviewed the meeting of officials and laid emphasis that preparation should be completed within time frame. The civic polls which are schedule in November and three tier panchayat polls in 2015, all related work regarding voters list should be completed soon.
Former Chief Secretary Sunil Kumar has been appointed as the Deputy Chairman of State Planning Commission. An order in this direction was issued from Finance and Planning Department. Incumbent Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Shivraj Singh has been appointed as the Advisor to Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh and will remain as the Chairman of Chhattisgarh State Power Companies. Both the officials will be holding the rank of Cabinet Minister.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh inaugurated a 20-bed hospital of Shantigiri Ayurvedic evam Siddh Health Care Center located at NTPS Jamnipali. The Chief Minister was on a day-long visit in the district. After dedicating the hospital to public, he inaugurated newly constructed building of Saraswati Shishu Mandir School near CSEB ground. Thereafter, he inaugurated the regional office building of Nidhi Sampariksha, Rural and Urban Investment Regional Office, DIC Bhawan and building of Hardibazaae and Katghora police stations.
Shatabdi Subodh Pandey has taken over the charge of new Chairperson of Commission for Protection of Child Reights (Chhattisgarh) here on Thursday. She took over the charge from working Chairman Rajnish Shukla. Meanwhile, State Women and Child Welfare Minister Ramsheela Sahu has congratulated Pandey for assuming the charge and hope that her performance will better the commission functioning in the State.
Prasanna Kumar Pincha, Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disability, lauded the better implementation of Disability Act of 2005 and six percent reservation to differently abled in recruitment to various posts in Government departments. Pincha held a review meeting of implementation of Disability Act 2005 with Subrat Sahu, Secretary to Social Welfare Department, and other department officials.