Special Report

Raipur : Cabinet’s Decision

Raipur : Cabinet’s Decision

Important decisions taken at the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mr. BhupeshBaghel yesterday are as follows:-

  •     On the occasion of Chhattisgarh Foundation Day, three-day Rajyotsav-2019 programme will be organized. This event will be held at Science College Ground of capital city Raipur. Local artists would be promoted in the cultural programme to be held at Rajyotsav.
  • Proposal of issuing Chhattisgarh Public Service (Reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes) Amendment Ordinance-2019 approved by the Cabinet.   
  • Government has decided to do amendment in the rules of Chhattisgarh Public Service (Promotion) Rule 2003, for providing reservation of 32% to Scheduled Tribes and 13% to Scheduled Castes on state-level direct recruitment posts, in proportion with the population as per Census 2011.
  • Hostels-ashrams and welfare organizations recognized by State Government will be included under MukhyamantriKhadyannaSahaytaYojana for allotment of food grains under welfare schemes. Under this scheme, 655 tons of rice will be allotted to the beneficiaries. Each beneficiary will be provided 15kgs of rice every month.


  • Considering the busy schedule of Chief Minister, Chief Secretary would be appointed as the Chairman of the Corporation constituted under Chhattisgarh Road Development Corporation Limited Company Act, so as to ensure that Board of Directors’ regular meetings can be organized without delay. Now Chief Secretary would be the Secretary for Finance, Panchayat and Rural Development, PWD, Forest, Urban Administration and Development, Revenue, Mineral Resource Department and Managing Director Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh Road Development Corporation.
  • Instead of Central Government’s JAM Portal, the Online Portal developed for purchase requirements of State Government’s department will be used from October 1, 2019. Cabinet has decided to amend the Chhattisgarh Government Store Purchase Rule 2002 (As Amended).   
  • Cabinet has decided to upgrade the post of Secretary, Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly, to Principal Secretary for the remaining the service period of current Secretary.   
  • Cabinet has decided to cancel the order dated 6/10/2018 to promote IAS officials to the payscale of Director General, as the Home Ministry of Government of India has not approved the three additional posts of DGP in the state.   
  •  Judicial investigation reports of Mr. SatishNorange’s death in police custory in Janjgir-Champa district and the case of cattle dying in the cowsheds were presented in the meeting.


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