8 Oct : The Madhya Pradesh foundation day celebrations will begin with massive public participation at state and district level. All communities, religious heads, social and commercial organizations and students will participate in the M.P. Foundation Day functions. The Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviewed the state and district level functions to mark the Foundation Day at Mantralaya here today.
Shri Chouhan stressed the need for building a congenial atmosphere so that people are self-motivated to attend these progrmames. He asked the officials to make efforts for emotional association of people in the MP foundation day functions. He said that all government officials involved in policy making and implementation of development programmes must participate in the progrmmes to reiterate their commitment to the task of re-building Madhya Pradesh.
Shri Chouhan gave instructions to launch campaigns against social evils in the series of foundation day functions at district level. He said that every citizen’s contribution is a must for developed and prosperous Madhya Pradesh.
The meeting discussed preparations at the venue, and designing of cultural programmes. It was informed that instructions for observing Madhya Pradesh Day at state level and Madhya Pradesh Week from 1 to 7 November across the state have been issued to all departments, divisional commissioners, collectors, chief executive officers of Zila Panchayats. The members of Aao Banaye Apna Madhya Pradesh Committees will be specially invited to the foundation day programmes. The main function will take place at Motilal Nehru Stadium Bhopal. All major official buildings will be illuminated on November 01.
Chief Secretary Shri Avani Vaish, Principal Secretary Culture Smt. Snehlata Shrivastava, Principal Secretary General Administration Smt. Vijaya Shrivastava, Principal Secretary Finance Shri G. P. Sinhal, Principal Secretary to C.M. Shri Iqbal Singh Bains, Principal Secretary Home Shri Rajan Katoch, Additional Director General Police Shri Surendra Singh, Divisional Commissioner Bhopal Shri Manoj Shrivastava, I.G. Bhopal Shri Shailendra Shrivastava, Commissioner Public Relations Shri Rakesh Shrivastava, Secretary to C.M. Shri S. K. Mishra, OSD Shri Sarabjit Singh, Director Culture Shri Shriram Tiwari, Bhopal Collector Shri Nikunj Shrivastava and Commissioner Nagar Nigam Bhopal Shri Manish Singh were present.