Kiran Bedi’s directions

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi has directed the government departments to ban business class travel and to refrain from unnecessary expenditure with immediate effect. The Objective is to save every rupee for essential expenses for the people of Puducherry.

The order further stated that before tenders are floated, it must be clearly stated in the proposed note for approval if the required funds are available within budget estimates. This order comes in the wake of reports that Puducherry is moving towards a stressful financial situation.