NEWS
30/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on the second day of her Delhi visit, attended a conclave on cooperative federalism, organised by the Government of Delhi. She appreciated the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi for the initiative and said that such a conclave of Chief Ministers on cooperative federalism may happen in Bengal in the future.
29/09/2015
•  On a two-day visit to Delhi, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited Rashtrapati Bhavan She handed over to the Hon’ble President of India, the digitized version of the declassified Netaji Files. She also handed over the digitized version of the declassified Netaji Files to the Hon’ble Union Finance Minister, to whom she paid a courtesy visit.
28/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee greeted legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on her birthday.
27/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid homage to martyr Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary.
26/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid homage to scholar and social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar on his 195th birth anniversary.
24/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee greeted all on the auspicious occasion of the Holy Eid.

•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed grief about many deaths due to stampede at Mecca.
23/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee informed that as part of the continuous efforts towards greater transparency in governance, the State Government intends to place the Cabinet papers for the period 1938-1947 in the public domain on and from September 28, 2015 for use by historians, researchers and the general public. The Hon’ble Chief Minister informed that the move will throw new light over a crucial period of our pre-Independence era.

•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee informed that the Fair Price Medicine Shops and CCU in districts of West Bengal has ranked best project in the country in the health sector and has won the SKOCH Award of Excellence. She also informed that our state has achieved a remarkable position nationally in Finance and amongst the top three states in Agriculture and Rural Development and Governance. The Kanyashree, the e-Governance project of KMC, the web-based integrated monitoring system of panchayat bodies and the GRIPS of the Directorate of Commercial Taxes are also among the winners, she informed. Overall, the award authorities have adjudged Bengal as the state with maximum improvement in performance during last one year, the Hon’ble Chief Minister informed.
21/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present at a Minority Development Programme at Netaji Indoor Stadium. On the occasion, the Hon’ble Chief Minister congratulated the successful qualifiers belonging to the minority community for their good performance in WBCS and the students of the minority community qualified the MBBS and other examinations. She distributed cheques of scholarships, talent support, loans and housing projects. The Hon’ble Chief Minister today announced that shortly the Department of Health and Family Welfare in all West Bengal government-owned medical colleges and hospitals will offer free medical services to all people.
20/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled the death of BCCI President and cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya and senior journalist Sumit Sen.
19/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present at the Investiture Ceremony of the Kolkata Police held at the Netaji Indoor Stadium. On the occasion, the Hon’ble Chief Minister inaugurated the new Santiniketan Police Station in Birbhum district. She said in the last four years of the present government has set up 91 new police stations out of which 21 came up in the Kolkata Police limits. On the day, she sanctioned 10 more Women Police Stations in different parts of the State, which will take the number to 40.
18/09/2015
•  West Bengal Government declassified all the file related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The 64 files containing thousands of pages were put on display for public view at the Kolkata Police Museum at Maniktala. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present at the programme at the museum and handed over a DVD containing digitized forms of all the documents to the families of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. She also announced that process to digitize the files dating from 1937 to 1947are on and those will be put up for public view soon. She said that the Central Government should also declassify all the files related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose for the sake of the nation.
16/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on her third day of the visit to the Hills of the Darjeeling district, announced formation of a development board for the Mangar community residing in the state. She was also present at 4th Foundation Day Celebration of the Lepcha Development Board at Kalimpong, responding to their invitation. The Hon’ble Chief Minister informed that the Government has sanctioned funds for construction of night schools, hostels for girls, jhora improvement schemes, apart from several other projects for the Lepcha Board.From now on, the Board will be known as West Bengal Mayal Lyang Lepcha Development Board, she informed. She also handed over to them a cheque of Rs.10 Crore for construction of “Rong Lee” houses for Lepcha families. 2000 such houses have already been completed and 1000 more are going on which will be completed very soon, she informed.She also informed the Government’s decision to build two 100-seater Youth Hostels – one for Lepcha Board and another for Tamang Board at Rs.5 Crore each. The hostels will be equipped with solar lighting, solar heating, rainwater harvesting and other modern eco-friendly amenities.

•   The newly renovated forest bunglow at Jayanti was inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. She also launched seven newly-built cottages at the Jayanti forest. Online booking of these cottages will be made available by the Forest Department soon.
15/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on her third day of the visit to the Hills of the Darjeeling district, announced formation of a development board for the Mangar community residing in the state. She was also present at 4th Foundation Day Celebration of the Lepcha Development Board at Kalimpong, responding to their invitation. The Hon’ble Chief Minister informed that the Government has sanctioned funds for construction of night schools, hostels for girls, jhora improvement schemes, apart from several other projects for the Lepcha Board. From now on, the Board will be known as West Bengal Mayal Lyang Lepcha Development Board, she informed. She also handed over to them a cheque of Rs.10 Crore for construction of “Rong Lee” houses for Lepcha families. 2000 such houses have already been completed and 1000 more are going on which will be completed very soon, she informed.She also informed the Government’s decision to build two 100-seater Youth Hostels – one for Lepcha Board and another for Tamang Board at Rs.5 Crore each. The hostels will be equipped with solar lighting, solar heating, rainwater harvesting and other modern eco-friendly amenities.

•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on her third day of the visit to the Hills of the Darjeeling district, announced formation of a development board for the Mangar community residing in the state. She was also present at 4th Foundation Day Celebration of the Lepcha Development Board at Kalimpong, responding to their invitation. The Hon’ble Chief Minister informed that the Government has sanctioned funds for construction of night schools, hostels for girls, jhora improvement schemes, apart from several other projects for the Lepcha Board. From now on, the Board will be known as West Bengal Mayal Lyang Lepcha Development Board, she informed. She also handed over to them a cheque of Rs.10 Crore for construction of “Rong Lee” houses for Lepcha families. 2000 such houses have already been completed and 1000 more are going on which will be completed very soon, she informed.She also informed the Government’s decision to build two 100-seater Youth Hostels – one for Lepcha Board and another for Tamang Board at Rs.5 Crore each. The hostels will be equipped with solar lighting, solar heating, rainwater harvesting and other modern eco-friendly amenities.
14/09/2015
•  On the invitation of the Tamang Development and Cultural Board, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present in their First Foundation Day Celebration in Kalimpong on September 15, 2015. The Tamang community conferred on WB CM the title “Nalsang Dolma” (The Goddess of Light). On the occasion, the , Hon’ble Chief Minister handed over a cheque of Rs 10 crore to Tamang Board as first instalment for construction of 1000 houses. The funds were also released for Sherpa Board and to Bhutia Board for construction of houses by the Hon’ble Chief Minister.

•   On the invitation of the Tamang Development and Cultural Board, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present in their First Foundation Day Celebration in Kalimpong on September 15, 2015. The Tamang community conferred on WB CM the title “Nalsang Dolma” (The Goddess of Light). On the occasion, the , Hon’ble Chief Minister handed over a cheque of Rs 10 crore to Tamang Board as first instalment for construction of 1000 houses. The funds were also released for Sherpa Board and to Bhutia Board for construction of houses by the Hon’ble Chief Minister.
11/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that the State Government has decided to bring 64 files related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in public domain.The files will be on display for the public at Kolkata Police Archives from September 18, 2015 . The files available with the State Government would be available for the public in a systematic manner, Hon’ble Chief Minister said.

•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced several benefits for state government employees during a convention of the West Bengal State Government Employees’ Federation at Netaji Indoor Stadium. The Hon’ble Chief Minister announced that government employees will receive additional 10% DA in January, 2016. She also announced that the government will form 6th Pay Commission which will work from 1 January 2016 till 31 Dec, 2025 and announced the formation of a Group of Ministers, headed by Finance Minister Dr Amit Mitra,. She also announced that the Government has decided widen the benefit of home travel concession and will get benefit every five years. State government employees will get LTC every ten years and can travel to Travel to Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Maldives and Sri Lanka, she informed.

•  The West Bengal Government on Friday offered financial assistance of Rs 5 crore to Ramakrishna Mission to promote value education. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee handed over a cheque to Swami Suhitanandaji, , General Secretary of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission and said that the replica of the building at Chicago which had hosted the World Parliament on Religion where Swami Vivekananda delivered his historic address over a hundred years ago on this day, may be constructed.
05/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished best to all the teachers on the occasion of the Teacher’s Day.
04/09/2015
•  On the eve of Teacher’s Day, the State Government felicitated teachers of schools and colleges with the prestigious “Sikshya Ratna” awards, in a programme at Nazrul Mancha. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee informed that the State Government had instituted the awards to honour teachers for their invaluable contribution in shaping the students to become successful citizens of tomorrow. Awards were also given to schools for outstanding performance. On the day’s occasion, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also launched a program “Muktir Alo” for rehabilitation of women who are victims of trafficking or related activities.
03/09/2015
•  Six cinema personalities met Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna on Wednesday and requested the Government to intervene so that movie-making becomes more viable in the state. The meeting chaired by the Hon’ble Chief Minister comprised Goutam Ghose, Prosenjit, Dev , Jisshu Sengupta, Srijit Mukherji and Raj Chakraborty. The Hon’ble Chief Minister took note of the concerns expressed.
02/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to the acting legend Uttam Kumar on his 90th birthday.

•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged people to defeat the culture of bandhs. She was addressing a press conference at Nabanna regarding the bandh called by some political parties. The State Government does not endorse bandhs, she said.
01/09/2015
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee informed that Bengal has achieved more than 100% of target under Swachh Vidyalaya Initiative. The State has completed construction of 42,054 toilets in 29,955 schools and the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has congratulated the State for this achievement, she informed.