Health and Family Welfare, medical Education, Commercial Tax and Labour Minister Amar Agrawal took charge of office on Thursday. Soon after taking charge, Agrawal called meeting of senior officials from respective departments and informed them about the State Government's priority. Agrawal stated that during previous tenure many welfare scheme were initiated for the people.
"Strong accountancy is the foundation of economic development" said Governor Shekhar Dutt while addressing the inaugural session 34th Regional Conference organised by Central India Regional Council (CIRC) of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) here at Agrasen Dham. The theme of the conference was 'Unlearn and Relearn-Envision Future'.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh convened the first meeting of his Cabinet here at his official residence after resuming his third innings as Chief Minister of the state. In the portfolios of the new minister inducted into the Cabinet were allocated. The first Cabinet meeting also saw an important decision, wherein, the Cabinet approved delegation of Indian Police Service establishment in the state to General Administration Department.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on Wednesday stated that the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) government would focus on development of the state. He was addressing a public gathering organised on the occasion of 258th birth anniversary of Guru Ghasidas at Lalpur Dham under Lormi Tahsil in Mungeli district. The Chief Minister accompanied by newly appointed Minister and Mungeli MLA Punnulal Mohle took part in the Guru Ghasidas Jayanti programme after attending first phase of the BJP government's cabinet swearing-in ceremony held at Raj Bhawan.
Nine MLAs, including five minister from previous Cabinet, were sworn in as minister in Raman Singh-led Government at a graceful ceremony held at Rajbhawan. Governor Shekhar Dutt administered the oath to the ministers inducted into the Cabinet. The Ministers who took the oath were Ajay Chandrakar, Amar Agrawal, Brijmohan Agrawal, Kedar kashyap, Prem prakash Pandey, Punnulal Mohale, Rajesh munat, Ramsewak Paikra and Smt. Ramsheela Sahu.
Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh paid courtesy visit to Ex-Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee today at New Delhi, and took his blessings. Atal Ji affectionately extended his warm wishes to Dr. Raman Singh. Dr Singh, on behalf of the people of entire Chhattisgarh state, wished Atal Ji a speedy health recovery. Dr Singh said that with his decision to constitute Chhattisgarh state in year 2000, Atal Ji had won hearts of all.