August 2019

31.08.19 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Habitat rights for Chhattisgarh tribals in Naxal area soon   While the Centre is going for an all offensive approach to combat Naxalism, the Bhupesh Bhagel government in Chhattisgarh has taken the confidence-building route to root out the menace from the state.   The blitzkrieg of the Centre may unfold soon, but the Chhattisgarh government, in its soft approach, has already begun reaching out to the dwellers of Abhujmad, the area which is under the control of Naxals and notoriously known as ‘liberated zone’.   The official process to grant habitat rights to 40,000 tribals of Abujhmad, the only unsurveyed area ... Read more

30.08.19 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH BHEL’s SEVC stations on Delhi-C’garh highway soon   Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is setting up a network of solar-based Electric Vehicle Chargers (SEVC) on the Delhi-Chandigarh Highway.   The project is covered under the FAME scheme [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles in India] of the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI), Government of India.   The establishment of EV chargers at regular intervals over the entire 250 kms. stretch between Delhi and Chandigarh would allay range- anxiety among Electric Vehicle users and bolster their confidence for inter-city travel.   As part of the project, BHEL ... Read more

29.08.19 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH ·         India’s first garbage cafe to be opened in Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh ð  In a unique initiative, the Ambikapur municipal corporation of Chhattisgarh will open a first-of-its-kind ‘Garbage Cafe’ within a few days. ð  This initiative is a step towards making the city plastic-free. ð  In this unique Cafe’ poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for one kilogram of plastic, while breakfast will be provided if half a kilogram of plastic is brought to the cafe. ð  The collected plastic waste would further be turned into granules and will then be used in the construction ... Read more

28.08.19 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Brainstorming Session on Technological Innovations and Strategies for Farmers Prosperity in Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh begins in New Delhi   Every farmer of the country to be a progressive farmer Union Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar that the farmers should adopt new technologies and advancements in the field and must have frequent engagements with scientists and local Krishi Vigyan Kendras. Inaugurating the two-day ‘Brainstorming Session on Technological Innovations and Strategies for Farmers’ Prosperityin Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh’ in the presence of the Ministers of State Shri Parshottam Rupala and Shri Kailash Choudhary in New Delhi. The Minister emphasized that ‘Gaon, ... Read more

27.08.19 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh bags national award for outstanding work in nutrition campaign   Chhattisgarh has bagged national award for outstanding work in nutrition campaign. Union Ministry for Women and Child Development will felicitate the state with citation and cash reward.   The Chhattisgarh state was adjudged second nationwide in two of the categories. The state bagged award in group-A Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) for regular monitoring of Anganwadi children through software.   Similarly, it got second prize in contract education process, skill development and community activities.   Each of the team of Anganwadi workers, Mitanins, supervisors, ANM team will be ... Read more

24.08.19 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM launches ‘Chana Vitaran   Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated Swadisht Chana Vitaran Yojana in the state. Under nutritious meal scheme, chickpeas will be distributed in scheduled areas of Chhattisgarh with the objective of eradicating malnutrition.   Under PDS, chickpeas will be distributed in scheduled and Maada areas of the state via fair price shops. Every month two kg chickpeas will be   supplied at Rs 5/kg to the poor families in all the 85 scheduled blocks and Maada areas of the state.   INTERNATIONAL ·         NASA confirms Europa Clipper Mission   National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), United States ... Read more

25-26.08.19 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH ·         CRPF gets FICCI award for its work in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist-hit areas ð  Three CRPF initiatives aimed at helping local communities in and around the area of their deployment — including a dedicated helpline for Kashmiris in distress and its civic action programme in Chhattisgarh — have bagged FICCI ‘smart policing’ awards. ð  One of the FICCI ‘smart policing’ awardees — the CRPF Institute of IED Management, Pune — was honoured for doing exemplary work in training and tooling its own personnel as well as those from other police agencies in detecting, defusing and disposing of IEDs, thus saving precious human lives ... Read more

23.08.19 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH After 100 years, wild buffaloes may roam Madhya Pradesh again   The Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) plans to begin by shifting a pair from neighbouring Chhattisgarh, where there are just 14 wild buffaloes left.   In Chhattisgarh, the WTI project team is trying to use satellite collars on three free-ranging wild buffaloes to ensure proper monitoring.   On the other hand, Madhya Pradesh government is expecting legal intervention to get Asiatic lions from Gujarat.   According to WTI, the wild buffalo (Bubalus arnee) that was once found in abundance across northeast India extending to northern and central India, is now critically ... Read more

22.08.19 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH ·         Baghel sets up ‘Lemru Reserve’ to handle man-elephant conflict The state government would establish the Lemru Elephant Reserve in Korba district. The move aims at resolving the growing man- elephant conflicts in the area. Pointing out that movement of elephants often causes casualty and damage of property, Baghel said major reason behind the damage was unavailability of proper hab Lemru Elephant Reserve will be established in the state as one-of-its-kind elephant reserve in the world, which will not only serve as permanent habitat for elephants but will also prevent the damange caused by the movement of elephants,itat for ... Read more

21.08.19 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Baghel flays Odisha’s stand on Mahanadi water sharing   Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel termed Odisha’s objection to Chhattisgarh constructing ‘anicuts’ over Mahanadi river as “pointless” and stated that the river originates from the state, so why should not the state make smaller stop dams for its own utilization of water.   As per details, based on Supreme Court’s order in January (2018), the Ministry of Water Resources had notified the setting up of a Tribunal to resolve the dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over the sharing of the water of the Mahanadi river.   Actually, the Mahanadi river originates  ... Read more