New Delhi, Oct 20: The Chief Minister of Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa inaugurated the office of Additional Special Representative of Karnataka in New Delhi on Tuesday, Oct 20.
During the inauguration ceremony, the Chief Minister spoke about the significance of the office. He said that the purpose of setting up the office was to enable better interaction between the members of the parliament and various ministries along with other state and central authorities.
This will, in turn, help the Karnataka pursue the state's proposals and get them cleared expeditiously by central authorities in New Delhi, BSY said.
The ceremony was also attended by Union Minister of State for Railways, Mr KH Muniyappa, Home Minister of Karnataka Dr VS Acharya, RDPR Minister Ms Shobha Karandlaje, Member of Parliament, Mr DB Chandre Gowda, Special Representative Mr V Dhananjaya Kumar, Chief Secretary of Karnataka Mr SV Ranganath, PRL Secretray to CM VP Baligar and other officers and staff of the state.
Also during the innaguration, Addl. Special Representaive Bykere Nagesh gave the Chief Minister a booklet on the Bharat Nirman and flagship programmes of government of India.