After a review of the current situation of COVID pandemic, State Executive Committee of West Bengal State Disaster Management Authority recommended further extension of restriction measures upto 30.09.2021.
All Government advertisements for display advertisements in print media and electronic media (television) will continue to be released by the I&CA Department, but such releases henceforth will be made through empanelled Release Agencies in the respective newspapers and TV channels.
Governor has been pleased to raise the Income Ceiling of mother/ father and unmarried/ widowed/ divorced daughter for entitlement of family pension to Rs. 9000/- only per month.
Governor is pleased to declare 17th September (Friday), 2021 as a Sectional Holiday on occasion of “KARAM PUJA” for the employees belonging to Tribal Communities employed in State Govt. Offices all over the State.
Delegating full power to Administrative Departments for according Revised Administrative Approval due to acceptance of rates upto 10% above without any change in scope of work.
Coaching centres for competitive examinations may remain open with 50% of capacity at a time following COVID appropriate protocols and regular sanitization of the centres.
Governor is pleased to introduce the two new TR forms with number TR-68C and TR-31A for drawal of fund related to claims for Reimbursement/ Advance/ Advance Adjustment under WBHS in respect of Government employees/ pensioners and Teachers /Officers of GIA Colleges & Universities.
1. Financial Support Scheme for Farm Mechanization (FSSM). 2. One Time Assistance to Small and Marginal Farmers for purchase of Small Farm Implements (OTA – SFI) 3. Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme for Rural Entrepreneurs to set up Custom Hiring Centres (CHC) of Farm Machinery.
Governor has been pleased to decide that the rate of interest on ‘State Compensatory Afforestation Fund [SCAF]’ will be 5.5% per annum and 3.5% per annum for the financial year 2019-20 and 2020-21 respectively.
Seeding and validation of Aadhaar will be done instantly at FPSs through ePoS machine on the basis of Aadhaar based Biometric Authentication. Aadhaar seeding process is started from 22.07.2021 onwards.