MP changes financial year to January-December from next fiscal

Newsroom24x7 Staff

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today decided to change the Government’s financial year to January-December from the next fiscal.

The chief minister also addressed a high level meeting at Mantralaya here today. The meeting was held to ascertain annual targets of different departments. Ministers of all the departments, State Chief Secretary B.P. Singh and Heads of the departments were present.

On this occasion, Chouhan issued directives to all State departments to prepare a roadmap for the next two years. Various State departments will make a presentation on their roadmap at the next cabinet meeting. Chouhan also instructed officials to pay special attention towards resolution of problems, vision documents, announcements and budget provisions while preparing the roadmap.

On this occasion, Chouhan gave clear insuctions that Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay’s photos will be published necessarily in all government letter heads of the ministers beside advertisements and correspondence during the Pt. Deendayal birth centenary year. Issuing instructions to consider the possibility of linking new welfare schemes in ‘Gharib Kalyan Varsh’, Chouhan said that innovative schemes have helped the state to establish its image across the country.

The chief minister had a special word of praise for the Panchayat and Rural Development and Urban Development and Housing departments while reviewing the status of utility certificatea in main departments and for making action plans to avail benefits of center’s schemes. Appreciating the initiative by Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe Welfare Department for establishing Gurukulam and Gyanodaya schools, Chouhan said that 460 students from tribal areas of the state have cleared the prestigious JEE Mains examination. A large number of students have been selected from predominently tribal districts of Jhabua and Mandla and it is a matter of great pride for the state, the chief minister observed.