19.10.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt includes 1,080 villages under MADA areas   The State Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday endorsed the proposal to cover residents of 1080 villages under nine Modified Area Development Agency (MADA) areas incorporating Antyodaya and Priority ration card holders by giving them two kilograms of chickpeas at the rate of … Read more

18.10.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CMDC to get bauxite, iron ore analysis in NABL   Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation (CMDC) would involve NABL accredited mineral testing laboratories for the analysis of the different elements of the bauxite and iron ore.   The blocks are situated at  Sukhjhar with area measuring 294.22 hectares (Ha), Rupakhar (186.201 Ha) and Pathrai Bauxite … Read more

17.10.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Candidates need to open new bank account for election expenses   Each candidate for Chhattisgarh State Assembly general election 2018 has been directed by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to open a new bank account for maintaining election related expenses.   For all election related expenses a separate new bank account has to … Read more

16.10.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Expense limit of a candidate is Rs 28 lakh   The Election Commission of India has fixed the expense limit of each candidate for state assembly general election 2018 as Rs 28 lakh. Each candidate has to submit all details of expenses incurred during the period of election within specified time period to the … Read more

15.10.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH State Tribal Museum to be ready by October 2019   The State-level museum for tribal freedom fighters which is to come up at  Atal Nagar is likely to be completed by October 2019, officials informed.   The National Level Committee on Tribal Museums further directed the State government that the concept of installing a … Read more

13-14.10.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Women have less participation in Chhattisgarh politics   Despite accounting for 49% of the population in Chhattisgarh, there is feeble representation of women in the State Assembly as well as in the Parliament.   As per a report tabled in the Lok Sabha, proving their mettle in governance in the three-tier Panchayat bodies … Read more

12.10.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH State records increase in blood donors   In last eight years, awareness for blood donation has recorded rise. There is an increase of 35,373 blood donors in the state when last eight years are compared. In year 2010-11 the blood donors were 52,694 which has now increased to 88,067 blood donors in year 2017-18. … Read more

11.10.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh-Telangana police formulate strategy for joint Naxal operation   The key issues came up for discussion was exchange and sharing of intelligence information regarding Naxal movements in bordering areas of both the states. They also discussed on strategy for averting untoward incidents during elections by deploying Jawans at different sensitive points.   Notable, Assembly elections … Read more

10.10.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 67 ATVMs in 45 railway stations of SECR zone soon   The South East Central Railway (SECR) will install a total of 67 Automated Ticket Vending Machines (ATVMs) and Coin Operated Ticket Vending Machines in 45 railway stations, officials informed.   Currently 38 stations have the facility of ATVMs. In Bilaspur division, 16 railway … Read more

09.10.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Elephant successfully radio collared in Chhattisgarh   Forest Department of Chhattisgarhin collaboration with Wildlife SOS has radio-collared a wild elephant. This is to help create rapidly growing human-elephant conflict in areas of Chhattisgarh. A team of elephant trackers form Wildlife SOS and the Chhattisgarh Forest Department tracked a herd of elephants, which were causing troubles to the local area people … Read more