June 2018

03.07.19 Chhattisgarh (CGPSC) Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Schemes For Women   Ayushmati Yojana   This is an initiative working under the auspices of the Rajiv Jeevan Rekha Scheme. It aims to provide health care access to women from low-income families and rural areas in the state. Under the scheme, women admitted to a PHC, district hospital or medical college for treatment are provided with cash up to ₹1000 for basic needs.  Free medicines, food, and support facilities for bystanders are also provided.   Mahatari Jatan Yojana   The Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh launched this scheme in October 2017. The focus of this state government initiative ... Read more

30.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh gets two national awards for performance in health sector   Chhattisgarh received two national awards for good performance in the health sector on Friday. The State was awarded with the “I pledge for 9” Achievers Award for better implementation of Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyaan (PMSMA) and for registering a significant fall in the rate of Maternal Mortality Rate(MMR).   Three private doctors from Chhattisgarh -two from Bilaspur and one from Raipur -were also awarded with the ‘I pledge for 9’ Achievers Award.   Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyaan (PMSMA) is aimed at providing assured, a comprehensive and ... Read more

29.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh awarded for holding regular disha meetings   Chhattisgarh is among the five States which received an “award of appreciation” for exemplary work towards regular holding of District Development Coordination & Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meetings. The other States include Jharkhand, Kerala, Mizoram and Uttarakhand.   This was informed in an ongoing DISHA Week being celebrated from June 25 to 29 to mark the successful completion of two years of DISHA with Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar holding wide ranging discussions on the DISHA initiative with Special Secretaries of the States and UT ... Read more

28.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh to hold population control fortnight from june 27   Family Welfare Department, Government of Chhattisgarh will conduct Population Control Fortnight from June 27 to July 11. The programme will continue till World Population Day on July 11.   Family planning has been an important policy of the Union Government. The Central Government is keen on Population stability across the country. N.F.H.S.-4-2015 Survey Report mentions that the Chhattisgarh Fertility Rate had fallen from 3.3 per woman in the year 2003 to 2.2 per woman till date. A woman gives birth to kids in her productive years. The couple protection ... Read more

27.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh approved 13,889 houses with assistance of rs533 cr: housing min   Chhattisgarh has been sanctioned 13,889 houses with an investment of Rs 533 crore having Central assistance of Rs 208 crore.   The Ministry has approved the construction of 3,18,900 more affordable houses across the country for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) (Urban) with an investment of Rs 8,692 crore with Central assistance of Rs. 3,782 crore across 308 projects in 6 States/UTs.   The approval was given in the 35th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee in its meeting ... Read more

26.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh needs to work more on segregated agri power feeders The States of Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Tripura still have significant ground to make up to have segregated agricultural power feeders, a NITI Aayog report has observed.   Out of the nine States that have segregated agricultural power feeders, four—Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, and Madhya Pradesh—have achieved or are close to achieving 100% segregation, it mentioned.   Given the dual benefits of feeder segregation for farmers and rural households, and the national push towards reliable electricity supply in rural areas, it is critical for the remaining States to implement ... Read more

24-25.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh gets top award for foodgrain production   Chhattisgarh received the award for being the top most state in the country in the field of foodgrain production, registering 28.68 per cent more crops than the last year.   Rice production in the state has increased 39 per cent from year 2003-04 to year 2013-14, which is far better than the two per cent increase during the period at national level.   Food grain production in Chhattisgarh in the year 2016-17 was 9.32 lakh tonne, which is almost 2 lakh tonne more than the average production in last five years. ... Read more

23.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh bags national award   Chhattisgarh bags the Third spot in ‘Sampoorna Swachhta Abhiyaan’ (Urban) in the country. Union Housing and Urban development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri presented the Swachhta Survey report-2018 in New Delhi on Thursday at a programme sponsored by the ‘Scotch Summit’.   The Urban Administration Department officials informed Chhattisgarh bagged the Third Spot for- implementation of Clean City Project, Suwida 24 Sauchalaya construction, Citizen Feedback, Google Toilet Locator, innovation and 168 urban bodies becoming ODF. This is a spectacular achievement for the State as it had left behind Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Karanataka and ... Read more

22.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH More than 36,000 solar pumps installed under saur sujala yojana   Nearly 36 thousand 393 solar pumps have been installed in various parts of the state till date under Saur Sujala Yojana. Besides, while installation of nearly 20 thousand solar pumps has been proposed.   Officials informed that Saur Sujala Yojana was launched in year 2016-17 for establishing solar pumps in farms, where it is not possible to supply electricity. Under this scheme, 12 thousand 80 solar pumps have been installed in fields of farmers. In the second phase, target of installing 25 thousand solar pumps has been set, ... Read more

20.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Raman singh launches state-wide ‘sports for development’ project   Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh launched the UNICEF-sponsored state-wide ‘Sports for Development’ project at Bhatagaon-based Nagar Mata Binni Bai Sonkar Government Higher Secondary School.   The project envisages that in school children can learn by fun through play/sports as per the developed modules of different activities. The project has been running in different districts, which has brought dramatic change in the children in last three years.   To facilitate all the children of state, now the project has been launched state-wide by Chief Minister to be implemented in each Government ... Read more