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Raipur : Governor administered oath of office and confidentiality to nine-members of Cabinet

Swearing-in ceremony of Chhattisgarh state's Cabinet members was held today at Police Parade Ground today. On the occasion, Governor Mrs. Anandiben Patel administered oath of office and confidentiality to nine ministers of the Cabinet.

Ministers who took oath of office today are namely Mr. Ravindra Choubey, Dr Premsai Singh Tekaam, Mr. Mohammad Akbar, Mr. Kawasi Lakhme, Mr. Shivkumar Dahariya, Mrs. Anila Bhodia, Mr. Jaisingh Agrawal, Mr. Guru Rudra Kumar and Mr. Umesh Patel.

In the swearing-in ceremony of the cabinet held today, Chief Minister of the state Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, Minister Duo Mr. TS Singhdeo and Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, newly-elected MLA Mr. Charandas Mahant, Mr. Rampukar Singh, Member of Rajya Sabha Mr. PL Puniya were present. Besides, prominent citizens, senior officials of state government, and a large number of common people were also present on the occasion. The ceremony was conducted by Chief Secretary of the state Mr. Ajay Singh.

Land acquired for Tata plant will be returned to farmers : Cm Bhupesh Baghel


Raipur : The farmers whose land was acquired in the Lohandiguda area of ​​the Bastar district, for the Tata Steel Plant, will be given back their land soon. Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel has instructed the officials to complete the necessary process for this and bring the proposal in the forthcoming meeting of the Council of Ministers, referring to his promise made to the farmers.

It is notable that along with Shri Baghel, Member of Parliament Mr. Rahul Gandhi also assured the farmers of Lohandiguda area during Bastar migration that their acquired land would be brought back to them. It has been promised to the farmers of the state that in the agricultural land acquired for industrial use, no project has been set up within 5 years from the date of its acquisition, it will be returned to the farmers.

Mr. Baghel has asked officials to start the process immediately for the Tata Steel Plant in Bastar district to return the acquired land of 10 villages to the farmers, according to this point in the Jan Declaration. This land was acquired for the Tata plant in February 2008 and December 2008. Among the villages in which the land was acquired for the plant were included in village Chhindgaon, Gram Kumhali, Chhindgaon, Beliapal, Badanji, Dabpal, Largepoda, Balar and Sirisguda and under village Tehargaon, under Tehsil Lohandiguda village Tarchaguda. No industry has been established by this related company.

Immediate action on Chief Minister's instructions to control extra expenditure : Calendar publishing by Corporations-Boards to be stopped

Raipur : Except Revenue Department and Tourism Department of the state government, all other departments, corporations, boards and public undertakings will not be publishing new calendars of year 2019. All the departments and government organizations have been directed to use diary-calendars published by Revenue Department.

Taking immediate action on Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel's instructions to control excessive official expenditures, General Administration Department has issued circular from Secretariat (Mahanadi Bhavan) to all the departments in the context. Circular states that Revenue Department gets government diaries and calendars printed, and besides that various departments, corporations and boards also get their own diaries and calendars published individually. It has been mentioned in the circular that as per the instructions of Chief Minister, except Tourism Department, all the government departments, corporations and boards etc will be using the official diaries and calendars published by Revenue Department, and no separate publishing of department-wise diaries and calendars will be done. It is noteworthy that State Government's diaries and calendars are printed and published by the government printing house under Revenue Department.

Raipur : Chhattisgarh to have Journalist Security Law : Chief Minister Mr. Baghel's instructions

 Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has taken the initiative to form journalist security law in the state. On the third day of taking charge as Chief Minister, Mr. Baghel has issued instructions to prepare format of this law.

With this initiative of state government under the leadership of Mr. Baghel, Chhattisgarh would become the first state of the country to have journalist protection law. It is noteworthy that it was promised in the manifesto that protection of journalist would be the top priority of government.

Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has given instructions that the journalist security provisions in various states should be studied and also suggestions from journalists, human rights activists, legal experts etc should be taken, and draft of this law should be presented before him as soon as possible.

Raipur : Chief Minister Mr. Baghel pays courtesy call on Member of Rajya Sabha Mr. PL Punia

Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel paid courtesy call on Member of Rajya Sabha Mr. PL Punia today at his residence in New Delhi.


Raipur​​​​​​​ : Chief Minister pays courtesy call on Member of Rajya Sabha Mr. Motilal Vora

Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel today paid courtesy call on Member of Rajya Sabha Mr. Motilal Vora at his residence in New Delhi.


Raipur : Mr. Taran Prakash Sinha takes charge as Commissioner in Directorate of Public Relations

New Commissioner-cum-Director of Directorate of Public Relations Mr. Taaran Prakash Sinha has taken charge of the office today. Outgoing Director Mr. Chandrakant Uikey handed over the charges to him. On the occasion, all the officials and employees of Directorate accorded Mr. Sinha a warm welcome and bid an emotion farewell to Mr. Uikey. It is noteworthy that State Government had issued order from Secretariat on December 17, appointing Mr. Taaran Prakash Sinha as Deputy Secretary of Chief Minister's Secretariat with additional charges of Commissioner-cum-Director of Public Relations, whereas Mr. Chanrakant Uikey has been appointed on the post of Joint Secretary, Excise Department with additional charges of Director, Culture and Archaeology Department.

Bhupesh cabinet expansion begins, instructions for buying paddy at new value, changed DGP

The Congress has captured power in Chhattisgarh. The oath took place with CM Bhupesh Baghel as Cabinet Minister TS Sinhadev and Tamwardhwa Sahu. However, the selection of the remaining 10 ministers has now increased the hardships of the Congress. Bhupesh is going to Delhi on Thursday to finalize the cabinet Chief newspapers of Chhattisgarh took this news chiefly on Thursday. With this, the CM's instructions for purchasing the farmers' paddy at the new value and the news of the major reshuffle in the police department has also been prominently placed.

Regarding the expansion of the Cabinet, Dainik Bhaskar has written: - The names of the ministers before December 24 will be fixed. There are many legends in line for the 13-member Chhattisgarh Government's Council of Ministers. These include leaders who are more than 5 MLAs of the time. Party leaders say that everyone gets the importance - this is not possible, so there is a focus on the ethnic equations with the departments for the post of minister. So that every class can get representation. There is also confusion about some names. The other major newspapers have also taken this news prominently.

DM Awasthi will be new DGP, Sky plans closed
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has made two major changes on the third day of taking charge. According to Dainik Bhaskar, according to the order issued by the Home Department, DG Naxal Operations DM Awasthi will be the new DGP of the state, AN Upadhyay will now take charge of Police Housing Corporation. In addition, former Chief Minister Raman Singh's dream project 'Sky Scheme' has been discontinued. In the video conference with the top officials on Wednesday, Chief Minister Baghel ordered this. While in the opposition, Congress was opposing it from the very beginning telling the scheme of fiscal consolidation. The Raman government started the Sky Scheme with a claim to increase the connectivity of the people and get employment of 10 thousand people in the state. About 1500 crores were spent on this. This news has been taken prominently by other major newspapers, including New World, Magazine, Haribhoom.

Chhattisgarh: Congress ready for assembly session, Ram Pukar Singh will be Pro-TEM speaker
Instructions for buying rice from farmers of Chhattisgarh
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has been asked to keep a strict vigil over collectors, food officials and superintendents of the state from Chhattisgarh. In order to avoid getting illegal arrivals from neighboring states. The other states have instructed them to take strict action against those who brought the paddy here. In addition, instructions have been given to purchase paddy in the societies at the new rate fixed by the government.

The newly elected Chief Minister of the state, Shri Bhupesh Baghel, took office in his office after reaching the Ministry (Mahanadi Bhawan) after taking oath at the Indoor Stadium here this evening.

The newly elected Chief Minister of the state, Shri Bhupesh Baghel, took office in his office after reaching the Ministry (Mahanadi Bhavan) after taking oath at the Indoor Stadium here this evening. With him Mr. S.S. T.S. Sinhdev and Tamwardhwa Sahu were also present. All the senior officials including Chief Secretary Shri. Aiyaj Singh have made a sincere welcome of the Chief Minister and the Minister.

The Chief Minister gave the copy of the Jan Manifesto to the Chief Secretary: instructions to the officers for implementation on all points

Following the oath of office by Shri Bhupesh Baghel, the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, in the first introductory meeting of senior officers of various departments held in the Ministry (Mahanadi Bhavan) here this evening, the copy of the manifesto was given to the Chief Secretary, Mr. Ajay Singh. Mr. Baghel gave necessary guidelines for the departmental implementation of officers on all points of the Jan Declaration. On this occasion, the minister is the second son, T.T. Sinhdev and Tamwardhwa Sahu were also present. In the meeting, Chief Secretary Mr. Singh welcomed the Chief Minister and the Minister. It may be mentioned that the third newly elected Chief Minister of the state, Shri Baghel, took oath of office and secrecy at the function organized at the indoor stadium here today. With them Mr. T. S. Sinhdev and Tamwardhwa Sahu also took oath as ministers. Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel administered the oath to them. Following the swearing in, the Chief Minister and the minister have invited two special guests to attend the Swami Vivekananda Airport Manna (Mahanadi Bhawan) after paying partitions. After the first informal meeting of officials, the Chief Minister took the first meeting of the Cabinet.

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