NEWS
29/09/2014
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited Naba Neer, a home for the elderlyin South Kolkata. She spent time with the residents there and wished them on the occasion of the festive season ahead.
22/09/2014
•  The West Bengal Government, for the first time ever, organized a colourful event ‘Agomoni’, at the Nazrul Mancha, to herald the coming of Bengal’s biggest festivities, the Durga Puja. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present on the occasion. The state government felicitated three legends of the Bengali Music world, Dwijen Mukherjee, Geetashree Sandhya Mukherjee and Ashima Mukerjee, who were a part of the original Mahishashur Mardini aired by the All India Radio. The event saw musical performances by various artistes and included the dance drama ‘Mahishashur Mardini’. From the same stage, Hon’ble Chief Minister inaugurated a series of projects, through remote control, attributing to newer health and water transport facilities for the people of the state.

•   Hon’ble Chief Minister was present at the event ‘Agomoni’ to herald the coming of the Durga Puja
19/09/2014
•  Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated fifty one new bank branches for the gram panchayats where banks do not exist. Canara Bank has associated with the West Bengal Government in this venture. A brief programme was organized at Nabanna, the state secretariat. Dr Amit Mitra the state Finance & Industry Minister and the Chief Secretary of the state along with officials from Canara Bank and other financial bodies were present on the occasion.

•   Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present at programme organized jointly by the Kolkata Police and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, at Netaji Indoor Stadium. She ceremonially published the Kolkata Police`s `Puja Guide` on this occasion. The programme was organized to form coordination between the Kolkata Police and the Durga Puja organizing committees.The programme saw the presence of religious leaders from all sects and creed and upheld the spirit of communal harmony.
15/09/2014
•  Hon'ble Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh, Abida Islam, paid a courtesy visit to Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna .
12/09/2014
•  After potato traders withdrew their strike, the West Bengal Government today allowed them to export potato to neighboring Odisha, Jharkhand and Assam. After the meeting of the Task Force on this issue, chaired by Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the state government has allowed the traders to export potatoes. The traders have been asked to supply the state government with a specific tonnage of potato per day.
11/09/2014
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee chaired a meeting with the 52 Consul Generals and High Commissioners to showcase Bengal and bring in investors at Nabanna. A committee comprising Consul Generals and consulate officials of 71 countries was formed by the state government today. The committee, will be headed by Mr Reiner Schmiedchen, Hon’ble Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany and will meet once in every six months. Hon’ble Chief Minister also inaugurated the Bengal-Singapore Synergy Center which will boost business between the state and Singapore. The center will operate from the WBIDC office.

•   Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present in the commemoration programme of the 121st Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's speech at the Chicago Parliament of Religion, organised by Ramkrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, at Nazrul Mancha.
10/09/2014
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister condoled the death of legendary Nazrul Geeti exponent Firoza Begam. She paid floral tribute on her portrait at Rabindra Sadan on Wednesday.

•   Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid a visit to Belur Math on Wednesday afternoon on an invitation by the Belur Math authorities. She had a brief meeting with Swami Suhitananda, General Secretary, Belur Math and Mission,and other representatives of the organization. Hon'ble Chief Minister paid homage at the main temple and also paid a visit to the room where Swami Vivekananda used to spend his time. She was accompanied by the Hon'ble Urban Development Minister Mr Firhad Hakim, the Hon'ble Mayors of Kolkata and Howrah, the Director General of West Bengal Police and the Chief Secretary of the State.
08/09/2014
•  Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to Rabindra Sangeet exponent Suchitra Mitra on her 90th Birth Anniversary at programme organised by Rabitirtho Praktoni at ICCR in Kolkata. She announced that a road in Kolkata will be named after the legandary singer.
05/09/2014
•   West Bengal Government felicitated one hundred teachers from all over the State with Siksha Ratna Samman on the occasion of Teachers` Day. The Government also awarded 42 schools with the Best School Awards. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee handed over the awards today at a programme organized by the School Education Department at Netaji Indoor Stadium. Hon’ble Minister for School Education and Higher Education, Mr Partha Chatterjee was present at the programme, along with the Hon’ble Minister of Science & Technology and Biotechnology, Mr Rabiranjan Chatterjee, Hon’ble Minister of Mass Education and Libraries, Janab Abdul Karim Chowdhury and Hon’ble Minister of State for School Education and Higher Education, Dr Ashish Banerjee.
04/09/2014
•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee visited the site for the upcoming Animal Safari Park, around 7 km from Siliguri. The Safari Park will be a tourist attraction and will be set up on 700 acres of land. The project will be completed within two years. Hon’ble Chief Minister had laid the foundation stone from Darjeeling on 17 July. The Central Zoo Authority of India has already approved the project.
03/09/2014
•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, while on a 3-day visit to Darjeeling district, was present at the 3rd Anniversary of announcement of Mayel Lyang Lepcha Development Board, created by the state Government in 2012. In this very colourful programme organised by Lepcha Board, thousands and thousands of people belonging to Lepcha, Tamang, Bhutia, Limboo, Mangar, Sherpa, Newar, Mukhia, Bhujel and other people from the Hills took part. On this day, the Hon’ble Chief Minister also inaugurated and laid foundation stones of a slew of projects during the programme held at Ronaldshey Park Ground. Apart from inaugurating the projects, the Hon’ble Chief Minister also distributed benefits under various schemes. The Lepcha community had earlier conferred upon the Hon’ble Chief Minister the title of `Kinchoom Darmit` meaning ‘Bestower of Future’.
02/09/2014
•   On the 2nd day of her 3-day visit to Darjeeling, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee chaired a meeting with the representatives of the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA). Hon’ble Minister of North Bengal Development Gautam Deb was also present in the meeting. After the meeting, Hon’ble Chief Minister said the Government would set up a branch office of the CMO in Darjeeling Hills to expedite administrative work for the people of the region. She said the office in Darjeeling would help in disbursing funds from the Chief Minister's Relief fund to the people of the hills, apart from providing other services. Hon’ble Chief Minister also announced that four hydel power units would come up in the region in association with NHPC, while one medical college would be set up under the PPP model in Kurseong. She also took meetings with representatives of representatives of GTA, Chairman of Mayel Lyang Lepcha Development Board, All India Bhutia Association, All India Nepali SC Association, Kalimpong Tibetan Association and senior officials of NHPC
01/09/2014
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee began her 3-day visit of North Bengal today. After reaching Siliguri she inaugurated the pension directorate branch at Uttarkanya during a Government programme at Siliguri Circus Maidan. The Hon’ble Chief Minister also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for a series of development projects for the region, comprising Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and adjoining districts, from the venue. After attending the programme, she left for Kalimpong where she will stay until 3 September.