States - 2019 MAY

May 30

YSR Congress party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken oath as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Governor ESL Narasimhan administered him the oath of office and secrecy at Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium in Vijayawada. Jagan Mohan Reddy is the second Chief Minister of the bifurcated Andhra Pradesh. He has put his first signature on the file hiking social security pensions from next month.

May 29

Goa celebrates its statehood day. It was on this day in 1987 Goa became the 25th state of the Indian Union. Achieving statehood was a long and cherished dream of the people of Goa, which paved the way to providing a distinct identity to the state.

May 27

Conrad K Sangma, the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, has launched Rs 18-crore Aroma Mission to create employment opportunities in the state and to improve the lilivelihood condition of farmers. The move will boost the cultivation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs) as part of the mission. A Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) and Government of Meghalaya.

May 22

In May 2019 the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has put a stay on the 16% quota offered by state to its Maratha community under SEBC category for admission in 2019’s postgraduate medical courses. Maharashtra Governor V. Rao has promulgated an ordinance to provide reservation benefits in admissions to Social and Educationally Backward Classes (Social and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBCs) in medical education in state. 

May 18

The holy occasion known as Buddha Purnima commemorates the birth, enlightenment and ultimate liberation of Lord Buddha. This great soul is supposed to have born in 563 B.C. as prince Siddhartha, who at later stages of his life founded Buddhism, in the royal household of Nepal.

May 17

The Kerala Legislative Assembly announced an initiative to digitize all its records and proceedings under its ambitious project called E-Vidhan. E-Vidhan enables state legislature to go fully digital and completely paperless.