•   Acting on an invitation by the CBCI office for Education & Culture and Pilar Fathers (Delhi Province) Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today addressed a Conclave at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi. The theme of the talk was ‘Love your neighbour’. She had reached New Delhi on July 31.
•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today addressed a press conference at Nabanna on National Registration of Citizens (NRC) in Assam today. She said that she was worried over the issue of NRC as names of more than 40 lakh people, mostly Bengalis, have been omitted.
•  ‘Mahanayak Samman’ and other prestigious awards in memory of the legendary matinee icon, Uttam Kumar, instituted by the present government in 2012, were conferred today for outstanding contributions in the world of cinema in a beautiful programme at Nazrul Mancha. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present on the occasion. Golden songs of yesteryears reliving the Mahanayak were presented in a melodious cultural programme after the awards ceremony.
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present in the 64th Annual Convocation of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur along with the Hon’ble President of India and the Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal. She said that it was indeed a wonderful experience to share some time with some of the brightest minds around. She also said that IIT, Kharagpur, by its name and fame, has a very distinctive place in the world. She extended greetings and best wishes to all the students, awardees, their parents, teachers, well-wishers and the entire IIT, Kharagpur faculty on this momentous occasion.
•  To connect the grassroot levels with high speed bus services, today the West Bengal Government flagged off 20 non-stop, point-to-point AC Volvo government bus services connecting Kolkata, the state headquarters, with all district headquarters (except Howrah and Alipur). Named “Banglashree Express”, this bus service will run daily and bridge the distance of districts with Kolkata through fast, convenient and regular transport service. 6 more buses would very soon be added to the fleet of 20. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was present on the occasion, flagged off the buses from the Nabanna Complex and wished best to all Also, from today’s programme, 22 new highly equipped trauma care ambulances and 13 wrecker and recovery vans were flagged off to provide quick relief in road accidents and trauma care. Hon’ble Chief Minister today inaugurated the official website of the Kolkata Police SDSL Half Marathon, Also, a rally of 'She Team' & Kolkata Police Motorcycle Riders carrying the message of ‘Safe Drive Save Life’ was flagged off.
•  Like previous years, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took part in the Ratha Yatra Festival of ISKCON at Kolkata. She wished that the blessings of Lord Jagannath be showered on all.
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to legendary poet Bhanubhakta Acharya on his birth anniversary.

•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today chaired a meeting regarding the condition of tea gardens in North Bengal. The meeting was held at Uttarkanya. At the end of the meeting, she announced that the government has given clearance to the wage-hike of workers and formed a committee to find a solution to the problems facing tea industry. She also expressed her concern over the Centre for failing to fulfill its promise of taking over 7 tea gardens.
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee chaired the administrative review meeting of the Alipurduar district at Uttar Kanya. She directed the police and district administration to remain vigilant in the strategically located Alipurduar district.
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present today in a government public distribution programme at Changrabandha, Mekhliganj in Coochbehar district. Located on the India-Bangladesh border, today’s programme was to give further thrust to the West Bengal Government’s ongoing development initiatives in the region. A host of new schemes were flagged off and government benefits were distributed among people on the occasion. Later, Hon’ble Chief Minister took an Administrative Review Meeting of Coochbehar district in the presence of state and district officers and public representatives to take stock of development and timely delivery of government benefits to people.
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present today in the administrative review meeting of Jalpaiguri district at Uttarkanya, the branch secretariat in Siliguri. She announced today that the circuit bench of Calcutta High Court would be opened in Jalpaiguri very soon and she will be present on the occasion.
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present today in an interactive programme with representatives of tribal communities at Nabanna Sabhaghar. Under the community development initiative of the West Bengal Government, it is indeed a pleasure to hear local development issues from young men and women who had come from all over the state including the far flung areas, the Hon’ble Chief Minister said. She said that the West Bengal government is committed to ensure all round development of all communities. Significant work has already been done in this regard and we are taking it forward in the days ahead with greater thrust, she said.
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today chaired a meeting at Nabanna on economy and austerity in Government expenditure.
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a statement informed that British Council and Government of West Bengal are going to sign a MoU to promote cultural, educational and skill development exchanges between Britain and Bengal. Among the salient features under the MoU are celebration of Durga Puja in the UK during Thames Festival, hosting of a River Festival in Kolkata similar to the Thames Festival in the UK, exchanging visitors between the UK and Bengal for cultural exchanges, collaboration on skill development, communication in English and overall enhancement of employability of the youth of West Bengal. This will take forward more exchanges between Britain and Bengal in cultural, educational and skill development fields. Alan Gemmell, Director, British Council, India was present with his colleagues at the signing session. Earlier Hon’ble Chief Minister had raised these issues during her visit to the UK, after which Baroness Usha Prashar, Member of the House of Lords and Global Deputy Chairperson of British Council had come to Kolkata to take the initiative forward.
•  On her way to Nabanna today morning, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday paid a surprise visit to Ashutosh College in South Kolkata and warned of stern action against those who were indulging in irregularities during the admission process of colleges. She also interacted with students, their parents and officials at the online desk to take a stock of the ongoing admission process.