Raipur, February 03, 2023: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel today appointed former Chief Secretary and his close confidant Vivek Dhand as the Chairman of a newly constituted Commission.
Retired IAS Vivek Dhand has been appointed as the Chairman of the newly created Chhattisgarh State Navachar Ayog, a government order said here.
The Navachar Ayog or Innovative Commission has recently been created by the state government for better implementation of government programmes and effective functioning of the administration.
After retirement from the government services, Dhand was appointed as the Chairman of the RERA or the Real Estate Regulatory Authority and on completion of the full term he was given the new assignment by Chief Minister Baghel.
“The Chairman of the Navachar Ayog will give suggestions to the state government on effective implementation of various welfare schemes of the state, official sources said.
The Commission will also suggest on innovative ways to the administration, the sources said.
Congress government in Chhattisgarh today opposed the use of biometrics for purchase of paddy under the minimum support price procurement scheme.
Efforts are on to bring back the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s ‘wagh nakh’ from London to India, official sources said.
Ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha has won the Dumri Assembly by-election today.
Pelma mine of the South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) will become the first opencast mine in Chhattisgarh under the Mine Developer and Operator (MDO) mode.
The Income Tax Department has said as on today 6.98 crore ITRs for AY 2023-24 were filed, out of which 6.84 crore ITRs have already been verified.
Chhattisgarh will experience medium to heavy rainfall today and that would intensify further, Weathermen predicted today.