With an aim to end the Red menace in Chhattisgarh, the cabinet on Friday approved a Naxalite eradication policy for the state.
The meeting of the cabinet was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel here.
To enhance the quality of education, the Education Department was authorized to implement a World Bank project, Chalk, worth about Rs 2,500 crore. The Finance Department was authorized to give the final approval to the loan.
Besides, the draft of the Chhattisgarh Protection of Media Persons Bill 2023 and Chhattisgarh Land Revenue Code 1959 (Amendment) Bill 2023 were approved.
In two other important decisions, the cabinet approved the draft of the Leasehold Rights to the Homeless People in Urban Areas of Chhattisgarh Bill 2023 and the draft of the Chhattisgarh Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill-2023.
It also approved the draft of the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly Member Salary, Allowances and Pension (Amendment) Bill 2023.
The cabinet has decided to create a new post of Officer on Special Duty at the Police Headquarters, Chhattisgarh, for a period of one year.