Bastar division

23.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Every sector of c’garh developed in last 14 years: cm   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday said that in last 14 years, every sector of the State has undergone development and there has been a positive change in every person’s life. In next five years, Chhattisgarh will witness four times the development made so far Besides, Rs six crore will be sanctioned for extension of drinking water pipeline in village Jaibel, Kongara, Pakhna, Khorkhosa and Chhote Amabal, Singh said. The Chief Minister later distributed goods, cheques and aabaadi patta to more than 6,000 beneficiaries under various government schemes. ... Read more

Divisions and Districts of Chhattisgarh

Divisions and Districts of Chhattisgarh After Indian Independence, the princely states were merged with the Central Provinces and Berar to form the new state of Madhya Pradesh. Present-day Chhattisgarh comprised seven districts of Madhya Pradesh. The former states of Kanker and Bastar formed the new Bastar District, the parts of Surguja, Korea, and Chang Bhakar formed the new Surguja District, and the states of Nandgaon, Khairagarh, and Kawardha formed the new Rajnandgaon District. In 1998, the seven districts that make up present-day Chhattisgarh were reorganized to form 16 districts. Dantewada and Kanker districts were split from Bastar; Dhamtari District was ... Read more

28.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Creda to install solar home lighting in 22 dists   The Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) will install Solar Photovoltaic Home Lighting systems in 21 districts of the State.   It will also get installed Solar Photovoltaic High Mast Systems in eight districts of the State  besides several other locations, officials informed.   CREDA will also install Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants in six districts of Bastar division, officials informed .   The plants would be installed in Dantewada, Bastar, Sukma, Bijapur, Kondagaon and Kanker districts.   CREDA will also be installing solar photo voltaic water purification system ... Read more

31.08.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

Chhattisgarh   Chhattisgarh: Four tribal students die at government hostels in Bastar   At least four tribal students have died in last ten days at residential schools and porta-cabins in Bastar division raising serious concern on negligence of their health and care at the government run hostels yet again.   Parents and students organizations in Sukma have demanded for departmental inquiry in the case and have also demanded for deployment of a nurse at hostel to attend emergencies.   The Gond tribal community has agitated saying that they would stage massive protest if the action isn’t taken in the case. ... Read more

Chhattisgarh : Geographic Location

Chhattisgarh : Geographic Location-Chhattisgarh is located 17° 46′ north to 24° 5′ north latitude and from 80° 15′ east to 84° 20′ east longitude. The state is located at the central part of India and has a total area of 135194 Sqkm. Chhattisgarh is surrounded by Orissa in the east, Maharashtra in the west, Andhra Pradesh in south, Madhya Pradesh in the North West and Jharkhand in the north east. Almost 44% of Chhattisgarh is covered by forests and is one of the richest bio-diversity habitats in India. The northern part of Chhattisgarh lies on the edge of the great ... Read more

CHATTISHGARH :  MAJOR CITIES AND TOURIST PLACES

  Major cities Raipur  :Raipur District is situated in the fertile plains of Chhattisgarh Region. The District is surrounded by District Bilaspur in North, District Bastar and part of Orissa state in South, District Raigarh and part of Orissa state in East and district Durg in West. The district occupies the south eastern part of the upper Mahanadi valley and the bordering hills in the south and the east. Thus, the district is divided into two major physical divisions, Viz., the Chattisgarh plain and the Hilly Areas. Jagdalpur :Filled With Green Mountains, Deep Valleys, Dense Forests, Waterfalls, Caves Etc. It ... Read more