Press Releases

13 October 2020
13-10-2020
13 October 2020

  • Chandigarh October 13: Haryana Vidhan Sabha witnessed a historic moment today when Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Monohar Lal unveiled the portrait of Lord Krishna Chariot and sacred Bhagvad Gita in the premises of Haryana Vidhan Sabha here. Besides, he also released the first edition of monthly magazine ‘Sadan Sandesh’ of Haryana Vidhan Sabha and also launched the Flag to be used by sitting MLAs on their vehicles.
  • Mr Manohar Lal accompanied by Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Mr Gian Chand Gupta, Deputy Speaker, Mr Ranbir Gangwa, Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Mr Kanwar Pal, Ministers and MLAs of different political parties unveiled the portrait of Lord Krishan Chariot and sacred Bhagvad Gita amidst Gita shlokas.
  • Speaking on this occasion, Mr Manohar Lal said that today is a historic moment for Haryana Vidhan Sabha as it has witnessed three significant events.
  • The sitting MLAs authorized by the Haryana Vidhan Sabha shall use the Flag on his or her vehicle, which is registered on his or her name. In case, the sitting MLA does not have any vehicle registered in his/her name, then the Flag can be used on the private or hired vehicles. In case, the vehicle having the Flag is not carrying a sitting MLA, then the Flag shall remain covered by a white cover. The MLAs have to apply for the Flag to the Haryana Vidhan Sabha and the authorization for the use of Flag by the authorized sitting MLA will be issued by the Transport Commissioner, Haryana in the prescribed form. The authorization will remain valid till the completion of tenure of Haryana Vidhan Sabha or till the sitting MLAs have the membership of the State Assembly.
  • Describing Haryana as the land of Gita, Mr Manohar Lal said that Lord Krishna had delievered celestial message of Bhagvad Gita to Arjuna on the sacred land of Kurukshetra. He said that people from Haryana and other parts of the country visit the Haryana Vidhan Sabha Gallery to watch the proceedings of the August House during the Vidhan Sabha Session and the presence of portrait of Lord Krishna Chariot and sacred Bhagavad Gita in the premises of Haryana Vidhan Sabha would certainly inspire them about glorious culture of the State.
  • The Chief Minister said that with a view to spread the message of sacred Bhagvad Gita throughout the world, the present State Government has been organizing Gita Mahotsav of International level since the year 2016. In the same series, International Gita Mahotsav was also organized in Mauritius in February and in the United Kingdom in the month of August last year. He said that a similar event was also scheduled to be held in Australia but had to be put off due to COVID-19 pandemic. He said that people of Indian Origin residing in foreign countries are enthusiastic about organizing Gita Mahotsav in their countries.
  • He said that the monthly magazine ‘Sadan Sandesh’ of Haryana Vidhan Sabha would provide important information about the functioning of Haryana Vidhan Sabha and its other activities.
  • Earlier, Speaker, Haryana Vidhan Sabha, Mr Gian Chand Gupta thanked Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal for unveiling the portrait of Lord Krishna Chariot and sacred Bhagvad Gita in the premises of the Vidhan Sabha , releasing the first edition of monthly magazine ‘Sadan Sandesh’ of Vidhan Sabha and launching Flag to be used by MLAs on their vehicles. He said that Lord Krishna delivered the celestial message of Bhagvad Gita to Arjuna in Kurukshetra about 5100 years ago and the portrait of Lord Krishna Chariot and sacred Bhagvad Gita would give a distinct identity to Haryana Vidhan Sabha. The teachings of Bhagavad Gita inspire us to always perform our duty efficiently and without attachment to the results, he added.
  • Mr Gupta said that the magazine ‘Sadan Sandesh’ of Haryana Vidhan Sabha would acquaint the MLAs about the latest activities of Haryana Vidhan Sabha and the functioning of its different Committees.
  • Deputy Speaker, Haryana Vidhan Sabha, Mr Ranbir Gangwa said that the 14th Vidhan Sabha of Haryana is fast moving on the path of setting new milestones.
  • Among those present on this occasion included Transport Minister, Mr Mool Chand Sharma, Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Minister Mr J.P Dalal, Co-operation Minister, Dr Banwari Lal, Minister of State for Women and Child Development Department, Mrs Kamlesh Dhanda, INLD MLA Mr Abhay Singh Chautala and other MLAs of BJP and Congress.
     
  • Chandigarh, October 13 - Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal has directed the officials engaged in procurement of Kharif crops to visit the field to monitor the procurement process in the Mandis across the State.
  • Apart from this, the officials at Head Quarter level should ensure online approval for H Form, J Form, Gate Passes and I Form for the process of crop lifting from Mandi to Warehouse during paddy procurement.
  • The payment of farmers should also be ensured on priority basis within one week after issuing H Form and within 72 hours after the approval of I Form, he added.
  • The Chief Minister was presiding over a review meeting of officials of Departments engaged in the paddy procurement process here today. He said that if even one of the officer or employee involved in the procurement process found neglecting their duty then the whole process stalls.
  • He said that the accountability of everyone including the officials of Mandi Board, Secretary, Ahrtiyas, Millers and Transporters should be fixed.
  • He said that proportionate stock should be allocated to every rice mill attached to the concerned grain market. It should also be ensured that no mill gets more stock than its prescribed allocated quota.
  • The Chief Minister said that a chart of the entire process based on Mandi wise, Farmer wise and Commission agents wise should be prepared and uploaded on the website so that any person can consult it. Notably, the farmer should be aware about the day when his H Form is released so that he can follow the schedule.
  • The Chief Minister said that he himself will continue to get information about the entire procurement process on the dashboard while at Chandigarh.
  • In the meeting, the Department of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs apprised the Chief Minister that earlier the procurement process was offline which has now been made online. Every precise information including the day of issuing H Form, J Form, Gate Pass and I Form will be made available on the website. Besides this the information regarding the timings of clicking Pay-Now Button for online payments by the district manager or bankers will be available.
  • Among those present in the meeting included Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Mr. Rajesh Khullar, Additional Chief Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, Mr. P.K. Das, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Mr. Devender Singh, Additional Principal Secretary, Mr. V. Umashankar, Deputy Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mrs. Ashima Brar, Managing Director of Hafed Mr. D K Behra, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Director of the department, Mr. Chandra Shekhar Khare, Managing Director of Haryana Warehousing Corporation, Mr. Rajiv Ratan, IG CID Mr. Alok Mittal, and Chief Administrator of Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board, Mrs. Megha Kataria.