Cabinet approves draft of two Amendment Bills

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Jul 2018 11:34:45



Staff Reporter RAIPUR

Chhattisgarh Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh approved the draft of two Amendment Bills. During the meeting the ministers and parliamentary secretaries were given a presentation on two flagship schemes including the Sanchar Kranti Yojna and New Pension Scheme. The Cabinet which met at the official residence of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh, approved the drafts for amendment in Sub-section 1 of Section 237 of Land Revenue Code 1959 for Establishment of Gaushala and Animal Holding Premises (including cow-catcher) as well as in Chhattisgarh Private University (Establishment and Operation) Amendment Bill.

Later during presentation of Sanchar Kranti Yojna, the ministers and parliamentary secretaries were informed about the intricacies of the scheme and the way it will benefit the beneficiaries. While giving presentation on New Pension Scheme, it was informed that the scheme is targeted towards inclusion of senior citizens attained the age of 60 years and widowed and destitute women above the age of 18 years from BPL category survey undertaken in 1998 and 2007. After the Cabinet meeting, the BJP Legislative Party meeting was also held which was attended by all ministers, parliamentary secretaries and BJP legislators, wherein, strategy was devised to counter the opposition onslaught during the ongoing Monsoon Session.