The complete Chhattisgarh government will be witnessing the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi on Monday. All including Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal, Ministers Brijmohan Agrawal, Rajesh Munat, Ramsewak Paikra, Prem Prakash Pandey, Ajay Chandrakar, Amar Agrawal, Kedar Kashyap, Ramsheela Sahu apart from all newly elected Bhartiya Janata Party Members of Parliament will be proceeding to the National Capital for attending he ceremony.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh with the objective to improve the quality of school education has decided to take stern measures. Before the commencement of the new academic session, the Chief Minister took a meeting of the School Education, Panchayat and Tribal Welfare Department officials to assess the situation of temples of education, particularly in rural areas.
Secretary of State Government's Social Welfare Department Subrat Sahu today reviewed the department schemes and issued necessary instructions at the state-level meeting organized at New Circuit House. In the meeting, Mr Sahu reviewed Social Security Pension Scheme, Sukhad Sahara Yojana, Indira Gandhi Old Age Pension Scheme, Indira Gandhi Widow Pension Scheme, Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme and National Family Assistance Scheme, and took note of the budgets allotted to the districts and expenditures done under these schemes.
Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand inaugurated the national seminar organized by Forest Department on the occasion of International Biodiversity Day. He said that it is necessary to maintain balance between nature, environment and development works. Although it is a big challenge before the modern world, but consistent and collective efforts in the direction can make it possible, he insisted.
Forest Department of Chhattisgarh will now have to prouduce quarterly report of Joint Forest Management Committees with the Gram Sabha. Presiding over a meeting of Forest and Panchayat and Rural Development Departments on Thursday, Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand instructed the officials concerned to ensure this system. Chief Secretary asked the Panchayat Department officials to find out whether the forest areas are included i the maps of Gram Panchayat or not and table its information in the next meeting.
Martyrdom of former Prime Minister late Rajiv Gandhi was observed as Anti-terrorism Day in various parts of the State with all the Government offices taking the oath to fight against the terrorism and other security threats in the country. The Mantralaya, 'Mahanadi Bhawan', Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand administered oath to the state officers and employees to adhere to non-violence and for maintaining peace and social harmony. All the officials pledged that they believe in non-violence and tradition of tolerance of the country and will fight against all types of terrorism and violence.
Naya Raipur of Chhattisgarh has become a fast emerging centre on the map of the country for free medical treatment and free heart surgery of congenital heart patients. Social welfare organization named Satya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital, situated in Naya Raipur, is serving the humanity by providing free medical treatment and operation facility to heart patients beyond the boundaries of caste, religion, nationality, state and financial status.
State Government's Manpower Planning Department in association with District Administration has organized a two-day 'Rozgar Mela' in naxal-affected district for the first time, on instructions of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh. In this event, Small Industries Organization (Udyog Bharti) is conducting the registration of youngsters for jobs in various trades. On the first day, total 110 candidates were registered for various posts including supervisor, security guard and office staff related jobs.
Newly elected Bhartiya Janata Party Members of Parliament from Chhattisgarh paid courtesy visit to Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh at his official residence on Monday. Chief Minister congratulated all of them for their success and being elected for 16th Lok Sabha. The Newly elected MPs include BJP State President and MP Vishndeo Sai, Bastar MP Dinesh Kashyap, Surguja MP Kamalbhan Singh, Bilaspur MP Lakhanlal Sahu and Rajnandgaon MP Abhishek Singh.
Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal shifted to his newly allotted Government house A-1 Speaker House n Monday after House Warming ceremony (Griha Pravesh). Large number of public representatives and senior officials were present on the occasion. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh also attended the House Warming ceremony of the Speaker's House along with other Ministers. Dr. Singh extended his best wishes to the Speaker on the occasion.