Mamata unveils slew of projects in WB, slams Centre

'The Centre has stopped releasing funds due for the rural employment guarantee scheme. Not only that it takes almost all our revenue towards debt servicing, despite all these we have been and will continue to usher in development,' Banerjee said.

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Mamata unveils slew of projects in WB, slams Centre

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday inaugurated a slew of projects, asserting that her government will continue ushering in the development of the state.

"The Centre has stopped releasing funds due for the rural employment guarantee scheme. Not only that it takes almost all our revenue towards debt servicing, despite all these we have been and will continue to usher in development," Banerjee said.

Mamata unveils slew of projects in WB slams CentreWith the Election Commission expected to announce the Lok Sabha election dates shortly, bringing into effect the model code of conduct, Banerjee inaugurated various development projects and laid the foundation stone for many others from the state secretariat here.

The proposed projects are in the fields of agriculture, agri marketing, backward classes welfare, education, health, etc.

"Once the model code comes into effect, we cannot announce new projects but that doesn't mean development work will stop. We may get busy in elections but development is a dynamic process so the government will continue doing its work," she said.

IANS

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