No e-payment bar for discretionary fund

Bhopal: Decision has been taken to free payment from discretionary fund from the e-payment procedure. Keeping in account the problem faced in e-payment to the beneficiaries from the discretionary fund of MLAs and Ministers, decision has been taken to make payment free from e-payment process by the revenue department. Information about this was given to the Minister of State Lal Singh Arya during the departmental review. Instructions to this regard were given by Arya after …

State is in favour of reservation in promotions

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the state government is in favour of reservation in promotions. A cabinet sub-committee will be constituted to change rules in this regard. He reiterated that no one can abolish reservations. Addressing Arakshan Bachao Rally of AJAKS at TT Nagar Dussehra Maidan, CM Chouhan said that the state government will effectively pursue case in the Supreme Court for maintaining status quo on reservation of SCs and STs …

Shivraj visits affected areas, devotees in Ujjain

Shivraj Singh Chouhan as tea vendor in Ujjain
Shivraj Singh Chouhan as tea vendor in Ujjain

Ujjain: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached Ujjain early on Friday morning from Sidhi via Shahdol-Jabalpur-Indore. He met saints and seers in areas affected by rains and gale last night and assured them of full cooperation. Chouhan went round Mangalnath, which bore the brunt of cyclonic storm and gave necessary directives to officers. He was accompanied by In-charge Minister Bhupendra Singh, Minister of State for GAD Lal …