Bommai government completes 100 days in office

As his government completes 100 days in office, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai expressed satisfaction with the selections taken up to now in taking the administration in the correct path, and State is working in direction of inclusive financial progress. He dominated out any dialogue on increasing the Cabinet.

“I’m satisfied with the decisions that have been taken with regards to taking the administration in the right direction, by taking officials into confidence,” Mr. Bommai stated.

Ending months of hypothesis a few change of guard in the State, Mr. Bommai had on July 28 taken over because the Chief Minister of Karnataka from BJP stalwart B.S. Yediyurappa, who stepped down after his government accomplished two years in office.

“Though 100 days is not a major milestone, it is certainly a clear indication on our way forward,” the Chief Minister informed reporters. “The strong and promising steps that we have taken in the last 100 days, and the decisive decisions that we have taken, will indicate about the pro-people path that our government will take in the future.” Pointing on the programmes of his government, like Amrith schemes, scholarship for kids of farmers and social safety initiatives, he stated, the financial system is slowly recovering, and searching on the restoration the administration plans to take a number of progressive steps for welfare of the individuals.

“I have two plans – one is to improve the system and see to it that the government and its programmes reach the people. Second is, utilising human resources effectively with economic progress. For example, though Karnataka’s per capita income is among top five in India, there has to be contribution from all sections of society, including SC, ST, OBC, poor and women. We are working on it,” he added.

Mr. Bommai highlighted implementation of ‘CM Dashboard’ that’s stated to be in line with the Prime Minister’s Office, which facilitates him to overview progress of varied departments on a digital platform.

Ruling out cupboard growth, he stated, he is not going to go to Delhi on November 7 for the nationwide govt assembly, however take part through video conferencing from the celebration office in Hubballi.

On his government’s determination to scale back each petrol and diesel costs by ₹7 per litre, Mr. Bommai stated, “Following the Central Government’s decision to reduce fuel prices, I spoke to the Union Finance and Home Minister who expressed a desire that the State too should slash prices. I spoke to our senior officials and decided on reducing prices.”

Stating that the lower in costs will likely be efficient from November 4 night, he stated, the estimated loss to the State exchequer is ₹2,100 crore.

Bowing to criticism, the Central Government had on November 3 lower excise obligation on petrol and diesel by ₹5 and ₹10 per litre respectively to assist convey costs down from their highest-ever ranges.

Stating that ‘Janasevaka’, an initiative to ship providers to the doorstep of beneficiaries, will likely be rolled out throughout Karnataka on January 26, the Chief Minister stated the rollout will likely be performed in levels, and workers will likely be skilled for the initiative.

The initiative has been launched in Bengaluru. He stated, “If there are any shortcomings, we will rectify them and then proceed to other places.”

PTI , 2021-11-04 15:54:09

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