Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will visit Jhargram in West Midnapore district on February 15.
According to a state government official, Banerjee will be holding the administrative review meeting in the afternoon on Friday in which she will be taking stock of all the ongoing projects and social schemes in the newly formed district.
Earlier the Chief Minister had announced a development package for Jhargram worth Rs 200 crore after it was bifurcated from West Midnapore. Sources said that the Chief Minister will be taking stock of the development projects and she would discuss the issues relevant to further development of the area.
On Thursday, the Chief Minister will be attending the programme of Belpahari High School. Senior administrative officials and police officers will also be present in the programme.
On Wednesday, before the Chief Minister’s arrival, DM Jhargram has visited the spot. From the same programme, Banerjee will inaugurate many projects. In her two–day tour, the Chief Minister will be holding the administrative review meeting.
Security has been tightened in Jhargram to avoid any untoward incident during the stay of the Chief Minister. A large contingent of police was posted at strategic locations so that the place remains trouble free. Senior police officers including Additional Superintendents of Police and Deputy Superintendents of Police are in-charge to look after the security arrangements in Jhargram. Officers of both bomb and dog squads have carried out frisking operations at regular intervals at all the venues where the Chief Minister will be visiting in the two days.