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08.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh bags award for being top gem buyer Government e-Marketplace (GeM), an online portal developed by the Central Government to ensure transparency and quality in government-related procurement, has awarded Chhattisgarh for being a top buyer of this platform.   The award was given at a national workshop of Centre and State governments in New Delhi recently.   Chhattisgarh Chief Secretary Ajay Singh received the award at the hands of Quality Council of India Chairman Adil Zainulbhai and Union Commerce Secretary Rita A Teaotia.   The award was given for making a purchase of more than Rs 15 crore through ... Read more

24.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Union cabinet nod to 1028 mobile tower locations in lwe regions   The proposal for a total of 1028 mobile tower locations have been approved by the Central Government for Chhattisgarh in 16 Left Wing Extremist (LWE) infested districts, the Central government has informed.   The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the “Universal Service Obligation Fund [USOF]” supported scheme to provide mobile services at 4072 tower locations identified by MHA in inhabited uncovered areas affected by Left Wing Extremism [LWE] of 96 districts in 10 States including Chhattisgarh for Phase-ll project.  The total project cost ... Read more

22-23.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Centre may apply for adb loan for c’garh road connectivity   The Central Government is planning to apply for a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the Chhattisgarh Road Connectivity Project , official sources informed.   The project will improve road connectivity in the state of Chhattisgarh by rehabilitating and upgrading state highways and major district roads (MDRs) with an aggregate length of about 900 km. The project will also include enhancements on road maintenance, road safety, and innovations. A project implementation unit, established under the State PWD will implement the project.   Notably, PWD Minister Rajesh ... Read more

14.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM dedicates india’s 2nd largest start-up incubation centre   Chief Minister Raman Singh dedicated the country’s second largest Start-Up Incubation Centre ’36 Inc’ in the capital.   The Start -Up industrialists are provided with ultra-modern techniques and latest gadgets. The Centre consists of 3-D printers, laser cutter, electronic testing and multi-media construction facilities. 125 Start-Up industrialists started their works immediately after the launch of the kendra.   The Chief Minister while encouraging the budding Start-Up industrialists said that if they work with total dedication they will definitely attain success.   He wished the youth a bright future and added ... Read more

04.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt spending rs 100 cr to develop tribal tourism spots   The State Government is developing tourism facilities at a cost of Rs 100 crore under Central Government’s ‘Tribal Tourism Circuit’, officials informed.   The Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) had been working at a ‘themed based’ development of the project.   The Central Government has put up the anticipated timeline for completion of the Tribal Tourism Circuit  in Chhattisgarh to be 2019-20.   The Tribal Tourism Circuit will provide an opportunity to the tourists to witness and experience tribal culture and traditions in Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   The key ... 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

10.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 48l students given laptops, tablets, claims govt   The State Government under the Chhattisgarh Yuva Soochna Kranti Yojana has distributed laptops and tablets to more than  1.48 lakh students so far, officials said.   Distribution of laptops to 17,000 students of academic session 2017-18 is in progress, they informed.   Under this scheme, the money for the purchase of laptops and tablets was transferred directly into the savings account of students in year 2015-16.   In the academic session 2016-17,  a total of 16,804 students were provided laptops and a total 62,124 students were provided tablets.   In the ... Read more

03.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH     C’garh sets 8.38l domestic power connection distribution target   The Chhattisgarh Government under ‘Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana’ (Saubhagya Yojana) has a target to provide electricity connection to 8.38 lakh households of the state. For this, a proposal of Rs 838 crore has been sent to  the Central Government, officials informed. The State Government has launched a special scheme to distribute 200 kilo watt solar home lighting to the residents of these villages, which can be utilized for charging three LED lamps, operating one TV with on plug point and for mobile charging, he said. ... Read more

01.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

  CHHATTISGARH   C’garh sets 8.38l domestic power connection distribution target   The Chhattisgarh Government under ‘Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana’ (Saubhagya Yojana) has a target to provide electricity connection to 8.38 lakh households of the state. For this, a proposal of Rs 838 crore has been sent to  the Central Government, officials informed. This included 67 villages of Sukma district, 23 villages of Bijapur district, and four villages of Dantewada district and one village in Narayanpur to grid. About the electrification of villages of these districts, Managing Director of Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd (CSPDCL) Ankit ... Read more

25-26.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Health department aims to diagnose 5 lakh patients for sickle cell disease The state health department has taken upon itself the mammoth task of conducting a mega sickle cell diagnose event from 10 am to 4 pm on March 21, where it plans to diagnose 5,00,000 people, including pregnant women and children across the state.   With this number, the state health department aims to create a world record for the highest number of patients diagnosed at a single event, and if the target is achieved on March 21, the department will register the achievment into the Golden book of World records.   Health department ... Read more