Cent Per cent Survey of Hail storm-Affected Crops: CM

Bhopal. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the State Government has taken the decision to construct the Chambal Express-way to connect the lifeline of development of people of Bhind, Morena and Sheopur area of Chambal division. With the construction of this Express-way, industrial development of the ravines area in Chambal region would also become easier. The express-way will connect Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Shri Chouhan said that cent per cent survey of the hail-affected crops will be conducted following which relief amounts will be made available. ChiefRead More

Six projects for investment of Rs 3285 crore sanctioned

Bhopal. Six projects related with investment were approved in the meeting of Investment Promotion Sub-Committee, held under chairmanship of Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan today. Capital investment to the tune of Rs 3285 crore will be made in the state in these projects. Chief minister Shri Chouhan said that the state government has policy to promote investment. Better environment is available in the state for investment. It was informed in the meeting that integrated steel plant will be set up by investment of Rs 335 crore in Sihora ofRead More

Najeeb Jung quits as Delhi L-G in a surprise move

New Delhi: Delhi’s lieutenant governor (L-G) Najeeb Jung resigned from his post in a sudden move on Thursday, ending a 42-month eventful tenure, mostly marked by a bitter power struggle with the AAP government that frequently derailed governance in the national capital. His resignation — 18 months before his five-year tenure was to end in 2018 — caught many, including the Delhi chief minister and the Union home secretary, by surprise. The 65-year-old said he wanted to return to academics, his “first love”. Mr Jung thanked Prime Minister Narendra ModiRead More

Employees to Be Benefited by 7th Pay Commission: CM

Bhopal. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the employees will be benefited by the 7th pay commission. State government fully understands the problems of the employees. Decision on their justified demands will be taken shortly. Justice will be done. Shri Chouhan was addressing the Mahapanchayat of Employees Organisations at Mantralaya park today. He administered pledge to the employees to work with devotion and diligence to make Madhya Pradesh the best state of the world on the occasion. CM Shri Chouhan said that the state government is working withRead More

Committee Constituted to review Implementation of Prime Minister’s ‘Jan Dhan’ Scheme

Bhopal. The state government has constituted a state level Financial Inclusion Committee under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary. The committee has been formed to review the implementation of the Prime Minister’s Jan Dhan scheme. Convener State level bankers committee and Central bank of India have been made member secretary of the committee. Nodal Officer financial Services of Union Ministry of Finance, State’s Additional Chief Secretary Finance, Additional Chief Secretary Panchayat and Rural Development, Additional Chief Secretary Forest, Principal Secretary SC/ST Welfare, Principal Secretary Social Justice, Commissioner Institutional Finance, ChiefRead More

Demonetisation: Chaos grows, queues get even longer at banks, ATMs on weekend

New Delhi: Banks and ATMs on weekend witnessed more chaos and even longer queues as cash-starved people jostled to exchange and withdraw money, even as cash dispensing machines went dry soon after they were stocked due to heavy rush. Long serpentine queues were witnessed at bank branches for the third straight day across the country. Similarly, people were seen impatiently waiting outside ATMs to withdraw money. People including elderly and women in large numbers were queuing up to get the valid currency notes needed to meet their daily expenses. ManyRead More

Back-channel talks to start with Hurriyat?

New Delhi. The underlying theme of the Friday’s all-party meeting convened by the Centre is likely to stress on a dialogue with all stakeholders, including exploring the possibility of opening lines of communication with the separatists in a bid to contain the ongoing turbulence in the Valley. Government sources told this newspaper that even J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti had stressed the need to initiate a dialogue process with various Valley outfits, including the Hurriyat, at her meeting with home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday. The CM felt this wouldRead More

Public funds misused for Modi government’s celebrations: Mayawati

Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati today flayed the Centre for “misusing public funds” to celebrate the completion of two years of the Narendra Modi government and said, it should have been used for the welfare of the poor and deprived sections of the society. “BJP should remember its bad experience of the ‘India Shining’ campaign in the past. Instead of wasting government funds on these celebrations, it should have spent it on the wider interest and welfare of the people,” she said in a party release on the completion of twoRead More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hopes for productive Parliament session

New Delhi: As the second half of the Budget session got underway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hoped that members of all parties will discuss issues in a democratic spirit and take good decisions. With Opposition, mainly the Congress planning to target the government over imposition of President’s Rule in Uttarakhand, Modi hoped that members will involve themselves in free discussions like the last time and important decisions will be taken. He noted that the the first part of the Budget session was very productive and several important legislations wereRead More

108 temporary posts sanctioned for IT Capacity Building centres

Bhopal. A meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan here today sanctioned 108 posts for training coordination units being set up under e-Daksh programme of MAP_IT and IT capacity building centres. Posts are on contract basis for 2 years. Regional capacity building centres (e-Daksh) have been set up at 15 district headquarters for capacity building state government’s IT officers and employees. In view of project’s utility, it is being implemented in remaining 35 districts as IT capacity building centres. The cabinet sanctioned payment ofRead More