NEWS
30/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee criticized the Centre for reviving the Communal Violence Bill alleging that it would impinge upon the state governments` domain of maintenance of law and order. In the name of prevention of communal violence, the Central government should not usurp the constitutional powers of the state governments, she said.

•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose on the occasion of his 155th Birth Anniversary at Nabanna.
29/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee while answering to questions at the West Bengal Assembly said that the Centre has decided to accept her government`s fair price medicine shops in different hospitals as a model and has advised all states to adopt it. She added that her government is also trying to set up 50 such fair price diagnostic centres within three to four months.
28/11/2013
•  WB CM Ms. Mamata Banerjee inspected the Malda aerodrome while returning from her 2-day visit to North Bengal. Helicopter services will connect Malda and Balurghat to Kolkata soon.
27/11/2013
•  On her 2nd day of district visit, Hon'ble Chief Minister addressed a public gathering at Karnajora Udyan in North Dinajpur. She distributed benefits to the people present, inaugurated a series of developmental projects on the occasion. She urged the people present to take part in the 100 day work scheme and avail benefits like Kanyashree and Yuvashree. She said that it was necessary to visit districts and take stock of the developmental works going on. She said that no delay will be tolerated for the works that are going on.

•  A series of infrastructural, educational and healthcare projects were announced by Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on her visit to South Dinajpur district while addressing a public rally at Kushmandi High School ground. She said her government is committed to have the projects completed at the earliest. She announced that the government is looking into the possibility of introduction of helicopter service from Balurghat.

•  Immediately after the public meeting, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met district administrative officials, police personnel and public representatives in presence of Chief Secretary and other secretaries of different state departments.
26/11/2013
•  On an official visit to Maldah, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee convened a meeting with the district officials at Durga Kinkar Sadan at Maldah College auditorium in Maldah Town. Her entourage consisted of all the important officials from all the departments. She took stock of the progress in implementation of different governmental schemes in the district.

•  At a public meeting at Brindabani Maidan in Maldah town, Hon’ble Chief Minister addressed a mass meeting where she inaugurated a slew of projects. She detailed the schemes like Kanyashree and Yuvashree to the people present and urged them to take the facilities provided by the state government. She announced that the North Bengal Secretariat will be inaugurated on January 20, 2014.

•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached Karanajora in Uttar Dinajpur and convened a meeting with the district administrative officials. She took stock of the developmental works going on in the district.
25/11/2013
•  Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid floral tribute to the filmmaker Debaki Kumar Bose on his 115th birth anniversary at Nabanna.
22/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that the State Government will observe “Vivek Chetna Utsav”, a week-long programme from 5th to 12th January, 2014 at all Blocks. This will mark the closing of the year-long celebrations commemorating 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. This was decided in a meeting in the presence of various dignitaries from different sectors including Secretary Maharaj of Belur Math. A state-level programme will be held on 10th January at Red Road for the first time. A siren will mark the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on 12th January at the hour of his birth.
21/11/2013
•  The Panchayets without banking service have been provided with banks and ATMs. Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated 50 branches and 20 ATMs of United Bank of India in presence of the CMD UBI Archana Bhargava, by means of remote control, from Nabanna. These branches will be serving the people in Panchayets which does not have banking service.
20/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held a high level meeting with the agricultural task force to check the recent price rise of vegetables and other essential commodities.

•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy from Andhra Pradesh at Nabanna. In a press conference which followed, Hon’ble Chief Minister said public opinion should be solicited before division of states and Center should not impose such decsions on the people.
19/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid floral tribute to Ex-Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 97th birth anniversary and to celebrated music composer Salil Chowdhury on his 91 birth anniversary at Nabanna.

•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the renovated heritage Great Eastern Hotel, now christened as `Lalit Great Eastern`.
18/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee flagged off the State –Level Programme of 17th Animal Resources Development Week at Kshudiram Anushilan Kendro. She said that she was happy with all the progress done by Mother Dairy, which is now a profit making organization. She also said that the Government may plan to bring in medical insurance for those who practice animal husbandry.
17/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee felicitated 'Pancha Konya' - Mousumi Chatterjee, Rani Mukherjee, Susmita Sen, Bipasha Basu and Koel Mullick at the closing ceremony of 19th Kolkata International Film Festival.
16/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar a long life and brighter future on his retirement. She expressed that Sachin Tendulkar is an icon of Indian and World cricket.
14/11/2013
•  Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee laid the foundation stone for the Kolkata Museum of Modern Art at New Town, which seeks to create, stock and curate modern art, comparable to the finest in the world.

•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, State Finance Minister Mr. Amit Mitra held a 75-minute meeting with the members of the 14th Finance Commission at Rabindra Tirtha Bhavan at New Town. The commission’s team was led by chairman and former RBI governor Y.V. Reddy. The Chief Minister demanded that the Commission should give the State Rs 1 lakh crore for creation and improvement of physical and social infrastructure in our state and also Rs 1.55 lakh crore for development work to be undertaken by the government departments.

•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had a meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron at the British Deputy High Commission in Kolkata. After the meeting, the Chief Minister expressed she was deeply honoured for the visit of the British Prime Minister to Kolkata. She also expressed that there is significant scope for collaboration with the British Government in the fields of education, culture, tourism, skill development, manufacturing industries, river-front development.
13/11/2013
•  Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addressed industrialists at the 4th BIZ BRIDGE, an engineering and manufacturing exhibition, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with the State Government. She asked the industrialists to invest in Bengal pointing out the scopes available. She also announced the formation of a task force by the Government for speeding up projects.
12/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee convened an administrative meeting at Ilambazar in Birbhum. She took stock of the developmental projects taken up by the Government in the district.

•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting at Library Maidan in Ilambazar, Birbhum. She informed the gathered mass the initiatives taken up by the government for the people of the district. She inaugurated a slew of developmental projects including a pipelined water supply project and announced that services like electricity supply, grant for proper home sanitation system etc. will be available to the people in short time among many other facilities. She also inaugurated the Sasthya Bandhu Project, which is a 24/7 Medical helpline.
11/11/2013
•  Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated two new enclosures at Alipore Zoo - an open-air glass enclosure for tigers and a bird aviary. Alipore Zoo became the first zoological garden in India to boast of a glass facade.

•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid floral tribute to Moulana Abul Kalam Azad on his 125th birth anniversary at Nabanna.
10/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan inaugurated the festival in the presence of a galaxy of stars, including Shah Rukh Khan, Kamal Haasan, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Jaya Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty among several other dignitaries at the Netaji Indoor Stadium. The Film Festival will continue till November 17. Hon’ble Chief Minister announced that the State Government has launched a ‘special medical insurance scheme’ for technicians of the Tollywood film industry. The scheme was inaugurated by acting legend Amitabh Bachchan. She also announced that the government will start a housing scheme for the recipients of Banga Bibhushan awards. Supriya Devi, legendary actress, became the first recipient of this scheme.
08/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee felicitated batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar who played the penultimate and the 199th Test match of his career at Eden Gardens. She placed a silk stole around Tendulkar's shoulders and gifted him one of her paintings. Sachin was also honoured by a beige turban which was placed on the maestro`s head by former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly.
06/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on her way to the State Secretariat, conducted surprise visits at Koley Market and College Street Market to take stock of the crisis regarding unavailability of potatoes.

•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took of the Agricultural Marketing Department to see through the crisis of the potato price sky-rocketing in the local markets. A high-level meeting of the Task Force was held at Nabanna following which the Chief Minister addressed a Press Conference. She pointed out that an artificial crisis is being created by some businessmen and strict steps will be taken against them. A 24 Hrs Control Room has been created to oversee the processes.

•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, at a programme organized by WBIDFC, at Town Hall, Kolkata, inaugurated the Safe Savings Scheme of the State Government. After many investors became pennyless due to Chit Fund scams the State Government had made a commitment to start the Safe Savings Scheme for safekeeping of common people’s money. At this programme, she informed in detail the plans available for the safe saving scheme to the dignitaries and others present there and asked them to spread the news to one and all. Hon’ble Finance Minister Amit Mitra, and other dignitaries and officials of WBIFDC were present on the occasion.
04/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wishes all the brothers and the sisters on the occasion of Bhai Phonta.
02/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wishes a very happy Diwali to all.
01/11/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee protested against the Petroleum Ministry decision for unilaterally linking LPG subsidy to Aadhar Card at a Press Conference at Nabanna. This was done despite a Supreme Court order against linking of Aadhar Card to disbursement of benefits under various government schemes, she said. She pointed out that merely 15-20% work of Aadhar Card registration and issuance has been done in the state. Without fulfilling their duty, Central Government cannot deprive people of the country, she said. She also opined that there should be one unique card that serves all purposes.

•  Hon’ble Chief Minister wishes the Bengal Brand Ambassador Sharukh Khan on his birthday.