25 - 03 - 2019

BJP new executive committee formed

Agartala, Mar 03, (TVN)  Pradesh BJP  state executive committee was formed with Biplab Deb as the president. The committee is consisted of 47 members. Of the total, four are vice presidents, three are general secretaries, four secretaries, one treasurer, one office secretary and the rest are members, said BJP state observer  Sunil Deodhar during a press conference held at BJP state office here today. Subal Bhowmik, Jayasree Sharma, Gouranga Pal and Ram Prasad Pal are made vice presidents. Pratima Bhowmik, Rajib Bhattacharya and Sundar Kumar Pal are made general secretaries, Taps Majumder, Sanjoy Jamatia, Amit Rakshit, Jadab Nath are made secretaries, Sujit Kumar Banerjee was made treasurer and Swapan Adhikari was made office secretary. Arun Kanti Bhowmik was made chief spokesperson while Prasenjit Chakraborty, Mrinal Kanti Deb and Subrata Chakraborty were made spokespersons.

TBSE class X exam begin on peaceful note

Agartala, March 03 (TVN): With throbbing heart beats and pulsating nerves students of the city appeared for their first paper in the TBSE class X exams on Thursday. The number of examinees in TBSE  is about 47,442 students for Class X. Nervousness ruled the campus as students made last minutes revision and discussions with their classmates. TBSE authorities informed said that special arrangements have been made for the Class 10. A flying squad has been constituted to keep a vigil look on the examination process.


Minor reshuffle in state cadre service officers

Agartala, March 03 (TVN): In a minor reshuffle of state service cadre officers,   four state cadre officers  were shifted and posting of two officers was cancelled on Thursday. A notification in this regard was issued by general administration department.

Tamal Majumder , secretary, state election commission transferred and posted as ADM & Collector of South Tripura. He will also hold the charge of project director, DRDA of South Tripura in addition.

Prasenjit Bhattacherjee, OSD, state election commission will hold the charge of secretary, state election commission.Bhaswar Bhattacharjee, additional SDM, Jirania transferred and posted as deputy director, panchayat department.

Pintu Das, deputy collector SDM’s office Ambassa is transferred as deputy collector , SDM’s office, Jirania.Anurag Sen, deputy collector, SDM’s office Kanchanpur is transferred and posted as deputy collector.

Meanwhile, transfer order of Meeta Das, additional director, social welfare and social education department as secretary, police accountability commission has been cancelled.

Besides the transfer order of Rakhi Biswas, joint director, panchayat department as ADM & Collector of South Tripura has been cancelled.              

Portfolio allocations: Tapan Chakraborty get finance

Agartala, March 03, (TVN): The department held by ailing Bhanu Lal Saha, member, council of minister has been reallocated today.  A notification issued by chief minister office stated that the finance portfolio was assigned   to minister for school education, Tapan Chakraborty. Apart from this, the portfolio of information and cultural affairs has been assigned to tourism minister Ratan Bhowmik while the portfolio of food has been allocated to senior minister for power, Manik Dey. The notification will take immediate effect, official sources said. Saha, at present undergoing treatment in AIIMS after cancer was diagnosed in his urinary track.

Badal Choudhury likely to present annual budget

Agartala, March 02, 2016 ( TVN):Senior  minister of the state, Badal Choudhury likely to be given the charge of finance department   ahead of 2016 -17 budget session schedule to start from March 18,sources said. He will present  the annual budget in the assembly.  The situation arise after present finance minister Bhanu Lal Saha is undergoing treatment in AIIMS, after being diagnosed with cancer in the urinary track and was referred to AIIMS for better treatment..He  is expected to undergo surgery at AIIMS very shortly, according to sources. However, his health condition is stable

ADB team visits state

Agartala, March 02, 2016 (TVN): A three member team of Asian Development Bank (ADB) arrived here on Tuesday for two day visit. The team was led by Mr. Rohan, environment specialist of ADB. During their visit they met YP Singh, chief secretary, SK Rakish principal secretary of urban development development. Speaking to TVN, Vishnu Pada Das, chief engineer of urban development said the ADB team is for mission visit. They reviewed   various work undergoing in Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC). Das, informed   ADB have    Rs 296 crore for up gradation of   water supply facilities in central zone and south zone. Under the project seven groundwater treatment plant and 14 overhead water tank will setup in south zone. Besides, solid waste management and septic management will be undertaken in South, East and Central zone of AMC.   The visiting officer of ADB acknowledged the importance of projects for meeting future requirements of safe drinking water and solid waste management for the people of Agartala city.