NEWS
09/01/2019
•  During her visit to the Nadia district, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today chaired the District Administrative Review Meeting of the district at Chhatimtala, Ranaghat. She took stock of development work and reaching out benefits to people in a timely manner.
07/01/2019
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present in the Convocation, 2019 of the University of Calcutta at Najrul Mancha and delivered the Convocation Address today in presence of the Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal and Chancellor of the University and Prof. Sonali Chakravarty Banerjee, Vice Chancellor. She delivered the degree of D.Litt, Honoris Causa, to Shri Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the former Governor of West Bengal, the degree of D.Sc., Honoris Causa, to Dr. Dilip Mahalanobis and Dr. Sukumar Mukherjee, eminent doctors. One of the officers of the Government of West Bengal, Manoj Pant, Principal Secretary, Public Health Engineering Department and Land Reforms Commissioner was awarded the Ph.D degree in today’s Convocation. The Hon’ble Chief Minister extended her congratulations and best wishes to all the distinguished persons, scholars and recipients of degrees, medals and awards and to all their family members. She said that she was very proud of the student community as they are the leaders of tomorrow, the ambassadors of peace and unity. On this occasion, she also once again paid her respects to the teachers who play such a great role in creating fine human beings. Today, the Hon’ble Chief Minister also announced the Government’s decision of setting up of new Chairs in Calcutta University - Mahatma Gandhi Professor Chair to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Chair. She also announced the Government’s decision of raising the age of retirement of College and University teachers from 62 to 65 and of Vice Chancellors and Pro-Vice Chancellors from 65 to 70 years.
03/01/2019
•  The Baul and Lok Utsav was inaugurated today at Kenduli by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with prize distribution ceremony of the 7th Jangalmahal Cup and Sports Festival and 1st Rangamati Sports Festival. Thousands of youth from Birbhum participated in the events making them a huge success. All these events have been introduced by the present Government to encourage sports and games as well as preserve and propagate the glorious traditions and culture of the state. More than 1000 baul artists presented melodious renditions in the programme that won the hearts of all. On the occasion, a large of new Government projects, including an unique 10.54 MW rooftop solar project in Sagardighi, Bakreswar, Kolaghat, Bandel and Santaldihi Power plants of WBPDCL, were launched and government benefits were distributed among thousands of beneficiaries.
02/01/2019
•  During her visit to the Birbhum district, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today chaired the District Administrative Review Meeting of the district at Gitanjali Auditorium, Bolpur. She took stock of development work and reaching out benefits to people in a timely manner.
01/01/2019
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished all a very Happy New Year 2019.