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  • Bengal govt starts survey to track grievances of rural people about state services

    Bengal govt starts survey to track grievances of rural people about state services

    The three-tier panchayat polls in West Bengal are scheduled for next year. Understanding that local issues will be the key factors that will determine the mood of the voters, the West Bengal government, from Saturday, has started a detailed survey to feel the pulse of the rural population in the state residing in the panchayat areas.

    April 30, 2022
  • Bengal govt to organise 2-week prog to showcase successes of state’s development schemes

    Bengal govt to organise 2-week prog to showcase successes of state’s development schemes

    As per a state government official, who did not wish to be named, the estimated payout from the state exchequer for organising the event will be above Rs 80 crore.

    April 27, 2022
  • Governor, government spat continues

    Governor, government spat continues

    “The chief minister is not following the constitution and is not responding to my letters seeking information on different issues. But her constitutional responsibilities are to provide me necessary information. My duty is to restrict her inside constitutional boundary. Hope, she would respond to my queries.”

    March 2, 2022
  • Bengal govt mulling to introduce PPP model in school education

    Bengal govt mulling to introduce PPP model in school education

    The investors will have the liberty to get affiliation from boards of their choice. The state government will only extend required support to secure the affiliation of their choice. The fees structure and the medium of instruction will be settled by the private investor and the state will have no role in it.

    February 18, 2022
  • Governor’s fresh demand for info from state govt

    Governor’s fresh demand for info from state govt

    He also sought information on the expenses towards funds spent out of the Consolidated fund of the State for making print and electronic advertisements on behalf of the state government, including expenses relating to ‘antiCAA’ and the details about the lease agreement with the private company in connection with chartering/leasing of a private plane.

    February 10, 2022
  • Bengal govt violating constitutional norms says Jagdeep Dhankhar

    Bengal govt violating constitutional norms says Jagdeep Dhankhar

    He alleged that the Fourth SFC “abysmally failed to discharge its constitutional duties. Also, there is a serious dereliction of duty and negligence at the level of the Finance Minister and top bureaucracy in the matter. Surprisingly, this noncompliance was given quietus, as if this gross constitutional transgression will never come to be noticed..."

    February 9, 2022
  • World Bank approves loan of $125mn to Bengal govt

    World Bank approves loan of $125mn to Bengal govt

    The World Bank communique states that West Bengal runs more than 400 programmes which provide social assistance, protection, care services and jobs through an umbrella platform 'Joy Bangla', the state's unified delivery system with focus on vulnerable group such as women, elderly, tribal and scheduled caste, people with disabilities and those in the disaster-prone coastal regions.

    January 22, 2022
  • Bengal govt looking for land to build new airport near Kolkata

    Bengal govt looking for land to build new airport near Kolkata

    The state government has also made it clear that the land should be big enough so that it can have a 3-km runway to accommodate larger planes like Boeing 777. The indications are clear that the state is keen to develop an airport which will be big enough with facilities equal to the present airport.

    January 22, 2022
  • Bengal govt reeling under Covid wave

    Bengal govt reeling under Covid wave

    The condition of Nabanna is such that the state administration had to sanitise the entire building three times in the last week. "Most of the senior officials are falling sick and they are staying at home. Many works are pending because the concerned officers can't come to the office because of Covid. Naturally files are getting piled up and we don't know when everything will be cleared," the official said.

    January 12, 2022
  • Bengal govt may showcase its e-snan service outside India

    Bengal govt may showcase its e-snan service outside India

    The Gangasagar Mela 2022, according to the officials of the state administration, is expected to regain strength and it is expected to become a big draw this year as the Kumbh Mela is not scheduled.

    December 24, 2021
  • SSC recruitment: Bengal govt challenges HC order

    SSC recruitment: Bengal govt challenges HC order

    Earlier, the Calcutta High Court stopped the salary of 25 Group D staff on the ground of alleged foul play over appointment by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) based on "recommendations" of the West Bengal Central School Service (WBSSC).

    November 24, 2021
  • Bengal Education Deptt gives proposal to govt before opening schools

    Bengal Education Deptt gives proposal to govt before opening schools

    The department also said that the parents will not be allowed inside the school premises and there will be mandatory class of educating the students about Covid protocol for ten minutes before the beginning of the school.

    October 28, 2021
  • Govt aims to be self-sufficient in onion production: Saha

    Govt aims to be self-sufficient in onion production: Saha

    “With a fast change in the lifestyle of people, the food processing sector is poised for a dynamic transition. In this backdrop, with the concerted efforts of the state government and the industry, the 2.8 per cent of total fruits and vegetables which is produced at present, can be substantially increased.”

    October 28, 2021
  • Bengal government schools to get funds for renovation

    Bengal government schools to get funds for renovation

    The state school education department has given “administrative approval and financial sanction” of Rs 109.42 crore for repairing 6468 secondary and higher secondary schools. It has issued directives to the district magistrates to take necessary action for repairing the schools in their respective jurisdictions before the Kali Puja

    October 6, 2021
  • Bengal government to develop four permanent helipads

    Bengal government to develop four permanent helipads

    According to administration sources, six acres of land have also been identified for the construction of the four helipads. It has been decided that the helipads will be set up at Gosaba gram panchayat for the farmers' market, Pathar Pratima Gopalnagar gram panchayat area, Srinagar gram panchayat area of Kakdwip and Mathur gram panchayat area of Diamond Harbor-2.

    September 25, 2021
  • Bengal govt moves court against relief to Suvendu Adhikari

    Bengal govt moves court against relief to Suvendu Adhikari

    "The state government moved the division bench challenging the previous order where Suvendu Adhkari was given an interim relief. The state also challenged the previous order where a stay was given on three of the five cases,"

    September 7, 2021
  • HC upbraids govt for inaction over flood relief graft

    HC upbraids govt for inaction over flood relief graft

    The court directed that a report be placed before it by 8 September about the FIR lodged against the persons who had ordered that flood relief funds are given without consulting the BDO’s list and others involved in this matter.

    August 27, 2021