West Bengal Government

Eye on Hindi-speaking voters, TMC formalises structure of party's Hindi cell

The development comes in the backdrop of Bengali sub-nationalism emerging as a rallying cry in West Bengal ahead of the assembly elections.

published on : 14th September 2020

West Bengal to provide tap water supply to 55 lakh households by March 2021: Official

The Rs 58,000 crore project is aimed at providing tap water connection to two crore households in the state within the next five-year period.

published on : 14th September 2020

Nearly 67 lakh girls empowered by Kanyashree scheme: Mamata

Kanyashree is a conditional cash transfer scheme aimed at providing incentives to ensure girls stay in school, thereby delaying their marriage till the age of 18 years.

published on : 14th August 2020

Bengal govt to offer jobs to kin of deceased and incapacitated COVID warriors

Until now, the government had been providing a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the families of COVID warriors upon their death.

published on : 14th August 2020

No charges for applying to colleges in West Bengal, announces government

As per an official order, no money can be charged from students for providing application forms or prospectus for admission.

published on : 13th August 2020

West Bengal government launches scheme to provide soft loans, subsidies to youth

CM Mamata Banerjee further said that the state is proud of its youth, and the new generation will take our nation forward.

published on : 12th August 2020

Night curfew during lockdown relaxed in West Bengal

The relaxation in the night curfew hours will take effect from June 4, the order issued by state Chief Secretary Rajiva Sinha said.

published on : 4th June 2020

West Bengal government seeks Army's help to restore essential services hit by cyclone 'Amphan'

It said that drinking water and drainage infrastructure is getting restored fast and the Public Health Engineering Department has been asked to supply water pouches in crisis-hit areas.

published on : 23rd May 2020

Panned over COVID-19 handling, Mamata government shifts strategy

TMC govt has reworked its strategy to combat the disease by increasing testing manifold, altering the audit committee's mandate on COVID-19 deaths and tightening the lockdown.

published on : 6th May 2020

Centre criticises West Bengal government for not allowing cargo movement through Indo-Bangla border

The Union home secretary said it has been reported that goods traffic through border crossings between India and Bangladesh, falling in West Bengal, has still not resumed.

published on : 6th May 2020

Mamata govt makes wearing masks compulsory for patients, relatives when visiting hospitals

The advisory also mentioned that "a patients relative will not be allowed to enter the isolation ward and designated ward" meant for COVID-19 patients.

published on : 15th April 2020

All 57 correctional homes in West Bengal to get in-house radio stations

According to Correctional Home Department sources, the move comes in wake of the success of a pilot project at the Dum Dum Central Correctional Home.

published on : 21st February 2020