December 2017

17.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh announces 50k subsidy on e-rickshaw   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday announced subsidy up to Rs 50,000 on purchase of e-rickshaw in state, through Lbaour Department.   Earlier Swarna Jayanti Rozgar Yojana was conducted for livelihood and self-employment in which participation of men and women were equal. Now it has been named as ‘Bihaan’, which means ‘morning’. This scheme has been entirely dedicated to women. Under this scheme, women self-help groups are constituted.   Till date, more than 1.24 lakh women self-help groups have been constituted in state under State Rural Livelihood Mission. Chhattisgarh government has decided ... Read more

21.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 16 model fertilizer retail shops in c’garh   A total of 16  Model Fertilizer Retail shops have been opened in Chhattisgarh so far, the Central Government has informed.   During Budget 2016-17, it was announced that over a period of three years, 2000 Model Fertilizer Retail Shops would be opened across the country. The target has been achieved and 2044 Model Fertilizer Retail Shops have been made operational.   Model Fertilizer Retail Shops provide mandatory services like selling of quality fertilizers at genuine rates, soil testing, seed testing, promotion of balanced use of nutrients etc. Some optional services are ... Read more

30.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 39,870 registered under noni suraksha yojana’   Nearly 39,870 daughters have been registered in Chhattisgarh under ‘Noni Suraksha Yojana’ in last quarters to three years.   This scheme was launched by Women and Child Development Department of State Government on April 1, 2014. Under this scheme, an account in Life Insurance Corporation of India is opened in the name of each beneficiary daughter and Rs 5,000 is deposited in this account every year for five years.   Beneficiary daughter can withdraw the amount of one lakh, if she is not married till the age of 18 years and has ... Read more

29.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Public grievance redressal highest in c’garh: govt   The review of the Central Public Grievances and Administrative Reforms’ (CPGRAMS) web-portal has revealed that the redressal of the grievances of applicants is the highest in Chhattisgarh among the 29 States of the country. The Department officers said that Chhattisgarh State Government had received 18, 735 applications from Central Public Grievances Redressal and Monitoring System  Web portal. 15,299 complaints (81.66 per cent) have been settled. Chhattisgarh tops the list as of October 2017 among 29 States of the country.   C’garh is the first and only State which had been utilising ... Read more

28 .12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Patanjali commits rs 671 cr investment in state   Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved Limited (PAL) will be investing Rs 671 crore in Chhattisgarh for setting up a ‘Food and Herbal Processing Unit.’   The company has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chhattisgarh Government to set up the unit in Bijetala village of Rajnandgaon district on 500 acres of land, officials informed.   The company intends manufacture and process honey, amla juice, aloe vera juice, tomato ketchup, frozen vegetables, rice and pulses in the proposed Chhattisgarh facility.   Notably, Chief Minister Raman Singh had also ... Read more

27 .12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Five new rly line projects in pipeline: ministry   As many as five new railway line and six track doubling projects are in different stages of execution which fall partly or fully in the State of C’garh, the Union Railway Ministry has informed. Therefore, 19 projects of new lines and double tracks having a total cost of Rs  23,710 crore are in different stages of execution which fall partly or fully in the State of Chhattisgarh. The aggregate length of these projects is around Rs  2,742 Km. The project of new railway line with electrification  from Katghora- Mungeli-Kawardha-Khairagarh-Dongargarh Corridor ... Read more

26 .12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Bill to acquire tribal land for dev. Schemes passed   The Chhattisgarh Assembly passed the Chhattisgarh Land Revenue Code (Amendment) bill which would facilitate the government to acquire tribal land for various development schemes.   After tabling the bill, the minister said that the amendment in the previous Act will ease the process of land acquisition in the tribal areas for various welfare schemes. INTERNATIONAL   Belgium appoints world’s first female ambassador to Saudi Arabia   Belgium has become the first country to appoint a female ambassador to Saudi Arabia in spite of the Gulf nation’s shocking women’s rights ... Read more

24-25 .12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM launches ‘prerna’ notebook for students of ashram schools   The notebook is published by the Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes Development Department for the students of Ashram schools and hostels. The life and times of Veerangana Rani Durgawati, revolutionary Birsa Munda, Amar Shaheed Gendh Singh, great social reformer Guru Baba Ghasidas, Amar Shaheed Veernarayan Singh, revolutionary Gundadhoor have been included in the booklet. Various developmental activities of the State Government have also been incorporated in the notebook. Assembly Speaker  Gaurishankar Agrawal and several State Cabinet Ministers were also present on the occasion.     INTERNATIONAL   India to set ... Read more

23.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Raipur tops in liquor consumption in state   Chhattisgarh has set a record of sorts with its revenue collections from liquor sale during the past eight months — the period when it took over the entire business of liquor sale in its hands this year.   Owing to a record sale, people of Chhattisgarh have consumed liquor worth Rs 24 billion and the Raipur had topped by spending Rs 3.8 billion on it.   The maximum revenue came from Raipur at Rs 38,98649,791 followed by Durg at Rs 2334668184,  Bilaspur (Rs 1624348236) and Rajnandgaon ( Rs 1187182340).   Notable, ... Read more

22.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Ujjwala yojana implementation on fast track     Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, gas connections and cylinders are being provided in remote areas at an accelerated pace, officials informed.   Chhattisgarh is the first state of the country, where distributors in 50 remote areas have been appointed and 7525 women of remote areas have been provided LPG connection. Women of remote areas in state are easily availing the LPG connection and refill facility, they informed.   It is noteworthy that under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, 98 remote area distributors are supposed to be appointed in two phases for ensuring ... Read more