Government and Politics



For decades, Madhya Pradesh has been a prosperous state. It has more or less a stable governance.Madhya Pradesh government and politics has initiated e-governance in its various sectors of governance with the advancement of computer and information technology.

Basic Structure of Madhya Pradesh Government and Politics: There is only one house in Madhya Pradesh Government - the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha). It consists of 60 members. Therefore, the basic structure of administration in Madhya Pradesh government and politics is the same as in other Indian states. The Lok Sabha consists of 2 seats - the lower house of Parliament and the Rajya Sabha consists of 1 seat - the upper house of Parliament.

Important positions in Madhya Pradesh government and politics:
  • Chief Minister: The head of government is the Chief Minister. He has most of the executive powers in his hands.

  • Governor: The head of the state is the Governor. He is appointed by the President of India. His or her post is ceremonial in nature with not much of executive powers.

  • Ministers: A group of ministers help the Chief Minister to execute administrative tasks. Each of them has independent power.
Political Parties in Madhya Pradesh Government and Politics: The leading political parties in Madhya Pradesh Politics are Indian National Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party, Jiti Jitayi Politics, Madhya Pradesh Kisan Mazdoor Adivasi Kranti Dal, Madhya Pradesh Vikas Congress, and Pragatisheel Bahujan Samaj Party.

Current Scenario in Madhya Pradesh Government and Politics: The current Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh is Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The current Governor of Madhya Pradesh is Dr. Balram Jakhar. The present Chief Secretary is RC Sahni.

The present government is led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan, a BJP party worker. Prior to Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Babulal Gaur and Uma Bharti from the same BJP were the chief ministers of the state. The state was governed by Mr. Digvijay Singh of the Congress party before the last election. The two major political parties in Madhya Pradesh are Indian National Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Boards and Commissions



Madhya Pradesh Boards and Commissions include 10 Commissions and 55 Boards. Some of the important Madhya Pradesh Boards and Commissions are Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission, Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission and Madhya Pradesh State Agricultural Marketing Board. Some quick facts about Madhya Pradesh Boards and Commissions are given below.

Madhya Pradesh Boards and Commissions:
  • Madhya Pradesh Electricity Board
  • Madhya Pradesh State Agricultural Marketing Board
  • Madhya Pradesh Labor Welfare Board
  • Secondary Education Board
  • Madhya Pradesh State Planning Board
  • Madhya Pradesh State Housing Board
  • Madhya Pradesh Vocational Examination Board
  • Madhya Pradesh Khadi and Village Industries Board
  • Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission
  • Madhya Pradesh State Scheduled Tribes Commission
  • Madhya Pradesh State Scheduled Caste Commission
  • Madhya Pradesh State Consumer Redressal Commission
  • Madhya Pradesh State Women Commission
  • Madhya Pradesh State Backward Classes Commission
  • Madhya Pradesh State Minorities Commission
Some important phone numbers of Madhya Pradesh Boards and Commissions:

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission:
  • Chairman: 2702219
  • Secretary: 2702979
Madhya Pradesh State Election Commission:
  • State Election Commissioner: 2551535
  • Secretary: 2555527
Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission:
  • Chairman: 2764505
Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission:
  • Chairman: 2557819
Madhya Pradesh State Scheduled Tribes Commission
  • Chairman: 2542700
  • Member: 2660876
Madhya Pradesh State Scheduled Castes Commission
  • Chairman: 2533343
  • Secretary: 2533847
Madhya Pradesh State Consumer Redressal Commission:
  • Chairman: 2554270
  • Member: 2763024
  • Registrar: 2553722
Madhya Pradesh State Women Commission:
  • Chairman: 2531427
  • Member Secretary: 2545678
Madhya Pradesh State Backward Classes Commission
  • Chairman: 2660638
  • Secretary: 2660637
Madhya Pradesh State Minorities Commission:
  • Chairman: 2737361
  • Secretary: 2737362, 2540989
Madhya Pradesh Electricity Board:
  • Chairman: 2663251
Madhya Pradesh State Agricultural Marketing Board
  • Chairman: 2551765, 2574384
  • Managing Director: 2553429
Madhya Pradesh Labor Welfare Board
  • Chairman: 2572753
Secondary Education Board:
  • Chairman: 2551544
  • Secretary: 2551650
Madhya Pradesh State Planning Board
  • Chairman: 2551713
Madhya Pradesh State Housing Board
  • Chairman: 2571772
  • Commissioner: 2551804
Madhya Pradesh Vocational Examination Board
  • Chairman: 2553499




Last Updated on : 15th March 2013

     


     

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