July 2017

29-30.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 38 items filed in c’garh with investment worth rs 2,483 cr in 2017   A total of 38 Industrial Entrepreneurs Memorandum (IEM) were filed in Chhattisgarh with total investment of Rs 2,483 crore as on December 31, 2017.   This was compared to 50 IEMs filed with proposed investment of Rs 11,853 crores during 2016-17, as per the annual report 2017-18 of the Department of Industrial Promotion and Policy (DIPP).   A total of five Industrial Entrepreneurship Memorandum (IEM) (Part B) form were filed by the entrepreneurs for setting up projects and commencement of production in Chhattisgarh involving proposed  ... Read more

13.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh to launch ‘cm pension scheme’   Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh announced on Sunday in his monthly radio talk programme ‘Raman Ke Goth’ that his government has decided to launch Chief Minister Pension Scheme this year.   The scheme is intended to cover roughly three lakh people who have been found to be extremely deprived in socio-economic survey of year 2011. Singh stated that budget provision for scheme has already been made.   In his 31 edition of ‘Raman Ke Goth’ programme, which was  broadcasted from Raipur station, Singh claimed that his government’s schemes are prepared after a ... Read more

Attorney General of India

Attorney General of India Constitutional of Attorney General Article 76 The President shall appoint a person who is qualified to be appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court to be Attorney-General for India. It shall be the duty of the Attorney-General to give advice to the Government of India upon such legal matters, and to perform such other duties of a legal character, as may from time to time be referred or assigned to him by the President, and to discharge the functions conferred on him by or under this Constitution or any other law for the time being in ... Read more

28.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Web-Based Automated ‘Building Permission Management System’ Soon Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS) will be getting developed a  Web-based ‘Automated Layout Plan Screening and Approval System and Building Permission Management System’ in the State, officials informed. The project is being taken up for State Town & Country Planning Directorate. The main objective of the Directorate is to prepare regional plan and development plan in urban areas in different areas of Chhattisgarh in view of planned and coordinated development. To ensure the proper implementation of these schemes and to control the use of land and land development, technical guidance and issuance ... Read more

24.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Creda To Install Solar-Based Water Purification Systems   Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Authority (CREDA) will be installing solar photo voltaic water purification system in various locations of the State.   Notably, Chhattisgarh will procure additional power from renewable energy sources to the tune of approximately 700 MW by FY 2018.   With this the average power purchase cost for Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd (CSPDCL) based on the above power availability will increase from Rs 2.58 /kWh in FY 2015-16 to Rs 3.12 /kWh in FY 2018, the officials further informed.   The rates have been derived based ... Read more

17.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh Among Ntpc’s Key Allocated Coal Blocks   NTPC Ltd has been allocated 10 coal blocks spreading over Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand states, with combined Geological Reserves of approx. 7.6 billion tonnes. The aggregate capacity of the coal blocks is approx. 10.7 MTPA. NTPC intends to develop the coal blocks by outsourcing to Mine Developer cum Operator(MDO) selected through international competitive bidding process.   The power to be generated by upcoming  NTPC Ltd’s 1600 MW Super Thermal Power Project (STPP) at Lara in Raigarh district will be supplied to Chhattisgarh , Goa and Maharashtra states.   Notably, the Central ... Read more

30.07.17 & 31.07.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

Chhattisgarh   No foreign accounts, no off-shore investments, says Chhattisgarh CM’s son.   A day after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhiraised the issue of Panama papers to link Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh’s family members, his son and BJP member of ParliamentAbhishek Singh reiterated his position that he doesn’t have any foreign bank accounts.   After Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had to quit over Panama papers, Congress had mounted an attack on the ruling BJP at the centre and in Chhattisgarh, demanding resignation of chief minister Raman Singh using the same yardstick. INTERNATIONAL   ·       Caeleb Dressel becomes first ever Swimmer to win ... Read more

28.07.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

Chhattisgarh   Meerut to replicate Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur model for garbage management.   The city is all set to replicate Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur Swachhata model for better garbage management plan.   Under this project, biodegradable and non-biodegradable dustbins will be given to residents and a small amount of money will be charged from them for remuneration of sanitation workers. The move will not only create more job opportunities but also generate revenue.     This initiative – which aims at proper waste and dung disposal management – will not only help in making the city beautiful but also create job opportunities for ... Read more

27.07.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

Chhattisgarh   NGT stays operation of 31 projects taken up by Chhattisgarh on Mahanadi   In a major relief to Odisha, the National Green Tribunal(NGT) on Wednesday ordered stay on operation of 31 projects undertaken by Chhattisgarh governmenton Mahanadi river. The NGT’s Kolkata bench has clearly ordered that Chhattisgarh government cannot commission the 31 projects, despite having environmental clearancesfor it, without tribunal’s permission,” said the petitioner’s counsel. INTERNATIONAL Bolivia declared total independence from World Bank & IMF   Bolivia’s President Evo Morales has been highlighting his government’s independence from international money lending organizations and their detrimental impact the nation.   Some of Bolivia’s largest resistance ... Read more

22.07.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

  Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh to host 37th national games in 2019   Indian Olympic Association (IOA) formally allotted the 37th national games to Chhattisgarh in 2019.   To host the national games in 2019, COA has to make systematic arrangements. Though Chhattisgarh was supposed to host the national games of 2017 but due to two years delay in upcoming National Games which is going to held in Goa, Chhattisgarh got the opportunity for 2019.   INTERNATIONAL UNESCO has named Sharjah as the World Book Capital for 2019.   Sharjah was chosen for its efforts to make books accessible to its entire population. Salient Highlights Sharjah was selected to ... Read more