Buddha asks cabinet colleagues to complete work
Ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Tuesday asked his cabinet colleagues to complete all unfinished works at the earliest.
Kolkata: Ahead of the upcoming Assembly
elections in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Tuesday asked his cabinet colleagues to complete
all unfinished works at the earliest.
Speaking to reporters after the cabinet meeting, state
PWD Minister Kshiti Goswami said Bhattacharjee asked his
cabinet colleagues to complete all unfinished work without any
delay as the poll announcements could be made by March 3.
The chief minister told his cabinet colleagues that he
would soon discuss with the Speaker of the West Bengal
Legislative Assembly H A Halim to finalise schedule of the
budget session for getting vote-on-accounts passed, Goswami
The budget session should be completed before second
or third week of next month, the CM said, adding that he would
discuss this with the Speaker soon.
The state cabinet also announced 3221 new posts for
employment in various categories under different departments
including health, education and urban development.
The last three cabinet meetings have approved a large
number of posts for employment in the state.
Earlier briefing the press on the cabinet meeting,
Minister of state for Information and Cultural Affairs S N
Bera said that altogether 1695 posts have been created under
health and education departments, besides 1207 posts under
urban development department.
Post of a Joint Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has been
approved for one year by the state cabinet to look after
information, education and communication, Bera said.