Share this post

user icon

Live

People Reading

This story now

Let's Stay Happy! Madhya Pradesh Government Announces The 'Happiness Department' 

Madhya Pradesh is the first state in India to declare such a department which will amalgamate with other departments to escalate the level of happiness among its citizens. Since, three months Madhya Pradesh CM, Shivraj Singh Chauhan spoke about forming a 'Happiness Department' in the state.

Now, the state cabinet has approved and read on to find out what we know till now. 

Let's Stay Happy! Madhya Pradesh Government Announces The 'Happiness Department' 

Let's Stay Happy! Madhya Pradesh Government Announces The 'Happiness Department' 

754 396
  in Desi

Madhya Pradesh to be the first Indian state to have a 'Happiness Department'.

Madhya Pradesh to be the first Indian state to have a 'Happiness Department'.

One of his cabinet colleagues said,

One of his cabinet colleagues said,

"It is a first historic decision by any Indian state, There will be a department of Happiness and not the ministry. The state cabinet has okayed its formation today," said Narottam Mishra, a cabinet colleague of Chouhan."

He continued...

He continued...

"Other countries like Bhutan, the United States, and United Nations have various other parameters for happiness indices but we are looking at spiritual happiness and happiness through knowledge in accordance with Indian philosophy to bring Happiness among people of the state."

The department will synchronize with other departments like...

The department will synchronize with other departments like...

... women and child development department, health department, and sports.

The department will spend ₹3.80 crores per annum for setting it up.

The department will spend ₹3.80 crores per annum for setting it up.

State Chief Secretary of MP, Anthony JC De Sa said:

State Chief Secretary of MP, Anthony JC De Sa said:

"States cannot have ministry, instead there will be a department or a commissionerate."

CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan borrowed the idea of 'Happiness Department' of Bhutan.

CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan borrowed the idea of 'Happiness Department' of Bhutan.

Read about this in detail here.

Chauhan says about 'Happiness Department':

Chauhan says about 'Happiness Department':

"Inclusive growth is possible only when happiness index remains high in the state."

We hope the concept of 'Happiness Department' will happily flourish.

Recommended for you: 23 Of The Happiest Images On The Internet

Loved this? Spread it out then

comments Comment ()

Post as @guest useror
clear

clear
arrow_back

redo Pooja query_builder {{childComment.timeAgo}}

clear

clear
arrow_back

Be the first to comment on this story.

Report

close

Select you are Reporting

expand_more
  • +2351 Active user
Post as @guest useror

NSFW Content Ahead

To access this content, confirm your age by signing up.