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December 31, 2011



 ·        34 years of Leftist rule comes to an end, and the new era of Poribortan under the able leadership and guidance of our beloved Didi; Ms. Mamata Banerjee starts in West Bengal.

·        West Bengal gets its 1st Lady Chief Minister

·        Mamata Banerjee's cabinet takes oath at Raj Bhavan in Kolkata on May 20, 2011

·        Cess of Rs 16 levied on the price of LPG to lessen the burden of common people of the state by Ma Mati Manush Govt.

·        Surprise visits by CM to each and every Govt. Hospitals to rejuvenate the health system of the state

·        World class Technocrats like Sam Pitroda, Narayanamurthi joins hand with the state Govt. to ignite light in IT sector of the state

·        State Govt. successfully organizes 17th Kolkata International Film Festival with pomp and glory

·        Central Govt. forced to reduce price of petrol by TMC

·        Numbering system replaces grading system in secondary and higher secondary examinations, fulfilling the expectations of thousands of students in the state

·        Hospital Superintendents in state hospitals asked to text message CM`s office every morning and report.

·        To ensure better treatment facility, Ma, Mati, Manush Government starts Sick Neonatal Care Unit in B C Roy Hospital, 7 other state hospitals to have the same facility soon. Government decides to set up six more sick new neo-natal care units at B.C. Roy Hospital for Children, M.R. Bangur Hospital and four district hospitals in Howrah, Malda, Siliguri and Burdwan.  Seven health districts to upgrade and improve the existing healthcare infrastructure in the state.

·        Kolkata Police takes charge of all the 141 wards under KMC, decision taken in the cabinet meeting. Trinamool-led government instructs All Women Police Stations to be formed in each subdivision. 

·        CM meets around 230 industrialists at Industrialists` Meet at Alipore, Kolkata, and forms committee on spots to overcome hurdles. 

·        Trinamool-led Government decides to set up 17 industrial clusters to boost growth of small and medium scale industries.

·        Finance Minister announces implementation of e-governance in 5 different fields. 

·        CM inaugurates pilot project for beautification of Kolkata riverside.

·        Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee wins the by-election bettering the margin of the May election in spite of lower percentage of polling.

·        CM initiates Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore's 150th birth anniversary celebrations from the State Secretariat by announcing the setting up of a Centre for Research on the poet at Rajarhat.  Announces the first volume of the complete works of Rabindranath Tagore at Town Hall

·        Committee instituted to combat flood and famine at the Cabinet Meeting of the West Bengal government.

·        CM introduces Kisan Credit Card scheme.

·        CM requests political parties not to resort to bandhs as a mode of protest and opines legislation is required to counter bandhs, strikes and blockades.

·        Trinamool-led Government introduces 13 Human Rights courts in different districts for the people of the State.

·        Ma, Mati, Manush Government decides to form Science Museums in districts to enhance scientific knowledge among common people.

·        CM personally visits each and every districts of West Bengal, plans development for each

·        CM addresses the `Rising Bengal` seminar at IITF on the occasion of West Bengal Day; asks investors to invest in the state, points out the locational advantage of the state.

·        Trinamool Congress opposes Lokayuktas within the Lokpal Bill in the Parliament.

·        West Bengal Government sets up Land Bank- Chief Minister Ms. Mamata Banerjee moves one step forward to fulfill her pre-poll promise. 

·        The Trinamool-led government starts working on an amendment to the Land Acquisition Act of 1894 to enable the return of 400 acres in Singur to farmers.

·        The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Bill 2011 is passed in the West Bengal Assembly.

·        After earthquake, CM requests people of the state not to panic and that all district magistrates throughout the state have been alerted to control the situation, CM rushes to North Bengal to inspect earthquake damages, announces that the State Government will lend a supporting hand to Sikkim. CM meets officials at Kurseong, discusses how to send relief to the distressed at the quickest possible time, and visits victims at Siliguri.

·        Trinamool Congress sticks to its pre poll promise, opposes FDI in Loksabha

·        CM introduces rice at Rs2/kg for Jangalmahal tribal, announces development package for the area and asks radicals to surrender and get rehabilitation packages.

·        For the first time in many years Darjeeling Tea and Tourism Festival takes place.


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