Current Affairs for CGPCS

22.3.23 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   C’garh Assembly passes Mediaperson Security Bill The Chhattisgarh Assembly on Wednesday passed the Chhattisgarh Mediakarmi Suraksha Vidheyak 2023 by voice vote. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel termed the bill a fulfillment of promise made to journalists and said it will further strengthen the fourth pillar of democracy. “It is our view that through this act, the journalists will now work without any fear,” Baghel said. INTERNATIONAL World Water Day World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. It ... Read more

21.3.23 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Kisan Nyay Yojana fourth instalment on Mar 25: CM Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday said the fourth installment of the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana will be released to farmers by March 25. He was addressing the general convention and oath-taking ceremony of Kosariya Marar (Patel) Samaj in village Karp in Kanker district. He said development work was being undertaken in the district after foundation stone laying for 95            different works at a cost of Rs 143.92 crore. He said schools and colleges including medical colleges have been opened. The first hostel for Other Backward Class ... Read more

19-20.3.23 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   C’garh govt provides 10% subsidy on EV purchase Under the Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy 2022, the Transport Department is encouraging adoption of electric vehicles by providing 10% subsidy to the vehicle price which is directly transferred to the costumer’s bank account. An official communication said that the subsidy is available for all two-wheeler, three-wheeler, four-wheeler (non-commercial), four-wheeler (commercial), goods carrier passenger vehicles, and other categories of battery-powered electric vehicles (EV) in order to promote electric vehicles in the state under Policy 2022. The new EV policy aims towards ensuring a healthy environment for the residents of Chhattisgarh and ... Read more

18.3.23 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Cabinet nod to Naxal eradication policy With an aim to end the Red menace in Chhattisgarh, the cabinet on Friday approved a Naxalite eradication policy for the state. The meeting of the          cabinet was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel here. To enhance the quality of education, the Education Department was authorized to implement a World Bank project, Chalk, worth about Rs 2,500 crore. The Finance Department was authorized to give the final approval to the loan. Besides, the draft of the Chhattisgarh Protection of Media Persons Bill 2023 and Chhattisgarh Land Revenue Code 1959 ... Read more

17.3.23 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   C’garh approves 45 cow dung paint producing units A total of 45 natural paint production units have been certified for manufacturing paint from cow dung in Chhattisgarh. Nineteen units have started production. Gauthans built for livestock conservation and promotion in the state are rapidly transforming into rural industrial parks. Together with other income-oriented activities, the production of natural paint from cow dung has begun. So far, the functional units have produced 44,160 liters of natural paint and earned a profit of Rs 47.71 lakh from the sale of 26,292 liters. Now, approval has been given for 45 units ... Read more

16.3.23 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Over 4k children freed from malnutrition in C’garh’s Dantewada Since the inception of the Mukhyamantri Suposhan Yojana in 2019, the scheme has helped 94,828 people to overcome nutritional deficiency while 4,412 children have been freed from malnutrition in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district. The scheme is being implemented in the tribal-dominated district to increase children’s and women’s nutrition levels and make them healthy. The primary goal of the scheme is to lower the rate of malnutrition and anemia in the district. The scheme benefits normal and malnourished children aged 1 to 3 years, lactating mothers, children aged 3 to 6 ... Read more

15.3.23 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Saur Sujala proving to be a boon to farmers in C’garh The Saur Sujala scheme of the Chhattisgarh government is proving to be a boon to farmers. The scheme aims at providing better irrigation facilities. The use of solar pumps is not only helping in conserving groundwater but is also strengthening the rural economy apart from boosting agricultural production. Tirath Ram, a farmer of Bilha block’s Limha village, thanks the scheme for making him prosperous by taking to multiple crops. He is emerging as an inspiration for other farmers by cultivating crops like chickpeas, wheat and masoor besides ... Read more

14.3.23 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

  CHHATTISGARH   Angana Ma Shiksha’ bags SKOCH Award The School Education Department, Chhattisgarh, has received a national level ‘SKOCH Award 2022’ for the programme “Angana Ma Shiksha” of Samagra Shiksha. A group of women teachers from the state conduct the entire programme. It will be its third year. Every year some new design is included in it. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and School Education Minister Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam have congratulated the teachers for the award. INTERNATIONAL   Bhutan’s graduation from the UN list of Least Developed Countries Recently, at the United Nations Least Developed Countries (LDC) Summit that ... Read more

12-13.3.23 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Chhattisgarh has potential for exports’ Exporters and investors said on Monday that Chhattisgarh has great potential to boost exports but they sought concessions for transportation as it is a landlocked state. The exporters and investors were participating in the ‘Export Outreach Programme’ in Nava Raipur. They discussed ways to increase exports from the state along with making Raipur district a hub. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, and the Raipur district administration organized the event, an official communication said. The exporters sought to continue the exemption of 5 percent in mandi fee issued to increase the ... Read more

11.3.23 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

  CHHATTISGARH  Poverty, illiteracy behind crimes: CM Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday said poverty, illiteracy and ignorance are behind crimes. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of a Legal Awareness Training Camp cum Workshop organized by the Chhattisgarh State Commission for Women at the Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Auditorium near the Science College, Raipur. The government is working economically and educationally to prevent human trafficking. Due to awareness of police officers, there was a major decline in human trafficking. But this is not enough as human trafficking should not happen at all, he said. Baghel launched a souvenir of the ... Read more