affordable housing

13.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Ekyc must before smartphone distribution: govt   The Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY) in Chhattisgarh is the world’s largest such programme for distribution of smartphones and for augmenting the telecom network.   Under this scheme, over 50 lakh smartphones will be distributed to rural households and urban poor households. This scheme is also the single largest ever activity to drive gender empowerment as the beneficiary in each household is the female of the household.   CHiPS, the nodal agency for IT in Chhattisgarh, has been working on this complex project along with the Panchayat and Rural Development Department and ... Read more

21.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh second highest after kerala in male-female sex ratio   A NITI Aayog report issued recently has pointed out that Chhattisgarh holds second rank after Kerala in terms of male-female sex-ratio (at the time of birth), Health Department officials informed on Monday. As per the report of NITI aayog, male to female sex-ratio (at the time of birth) in Chhattisgarh state was found to be 1000 to 972 in year 2005-06 in National Family Health Survey-3, which increased to 1000 boys to 977 girls in National Family Health Survey-4 of year 2015-16.   Health Department Officials informed that according ... Read more

01-12-2017 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh skipped this time in pmay (u) affordable housing allocation   Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs skipped Chhattisgarh this time round when it approved the construction of 1,12,083 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) in the country with an investment of Rs 8,105 crore with central assistance of Rs 1,681 crore.   The approval was given in the 28th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee in its meeting held in New Delhi recently.   The approval accorded was for construction of 44,692 new houses under the ... Read more