Nod to Protection of Media Persons Bill
   Date :18-Mar-2023

Media Persons Bill 
Staff Reporter
Chhattisgarh Cabinet meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has approved the Chhattisgarh Protection of Media Persons Bill-2023.
The draft of the Chhattisgarh Land Revenue Code-1959 (Amendment) Bill 2023, the draft of the Leasehold Rights Bill-2023 for homeless persons of urban areas of State, the draft of the Chhattisgarh Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill-2023 and the draft of the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly Member Salary, Allowances and Pension (Amendment) Bill-2023 were also approved in the cabinet meeting. In bid to combat Naxalism in State, the Cabinet has also recommended Chhattisgarh Naxalism eradication policy. To enhance the quality of education, the Cabinet has authorised the Education Department to implement World Bank’s project- ‘Chaak’ worth about Rs 2,500 crore, while the Finance Department has been authorised to give the final approval to the loan. The Cabinet has decided to appoint Akarshi Kashyap of Durg, who won silver in Birmingham Commonwealth Games-2022, as Deputy Superintendent of Police (Class II Gazetted).
In the cabinet meeting, it has been also decided to create a new post of Officer on Special Duty (OSD) at Police Headquarters, Chhattisgarh, Nava Raipur on a temporary basis for a period of one year.