Bastar

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

18.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 30l standard sacks of tendupatta collected so far: govt   Nearly 8.30 lakh standard sacks of tendupatta have been collected in more than 10,000 collection centres under 916 primary forest cooperative societies of Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   From Bastar to Surguja, tendupatta from 31 forest division of the State is being collected. Incoming of maximum number of sacks i.e. 70, 000 standard sacks has been collected in Gariaband forest division.   Officials of Chhattisgarh State Minor Forest Produce Cooperative Union Limited Raipur informed that under Jagdalpur circle, 65 238 standard sacks of tendupatta have been collected in Bijapur forest ... Read more

16.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Nmdc produced 1.57 mt of iron ore from c’garh mines   NMDC Ltd produced 1.57 million tonnes (MT) of iron ore from its Chhattisgarh-based mines as on April 30, 2018, the company informed in a regulatory filing.   The company is targetting to achieve 10 million tonnes of iron ore production per annum from each of its mines in Chhattisgarh by 2024-25, official sources informed.   It has also sought 7.116 hectares forest land diversion for its iron ore concentrate pipeline in Dantewada district of Bastar, they informed.   Notably, NMDC will also be seeking Right of Use (ROU) ... Read more

11.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH All govt buildings to be disabled friendly by 2022   All Government buildings in Chhattisgarh would be made disabled friendly by 2022.   The building infrastructure would also be friendly to the senior citizens and the third genders, he said while chairing a meeting here.   The department would make transfer and  postings of the disabled persons based on their convenience by formulating rules accordingly.   The Government would be implementing a host of policies keeping in mind the welfare of the disabled, he said while chairing a meeting of departmental officials at the Mantralaya here.   The government ... Read more

Chhattisgarh: Changes in the sectoral distribution of income and employment

Chhattisgarh: changes in the sectoral distribution of income and employment The primary sector, more specifically agriculture and allied activities, forms the base of the State’s economy and provides livelihood to 80 percent of the rural population. The rural economy has a diversified base with agriculture and allied activities as the mainstay, accompanied by a thriving rural non-farm economy. According to the 2011 Census, the Work Force Participation Rate (WFPR) for the State is 46.5 percent. The rural WFPR is higher, at 50 percent, compared to the urban WFPR of 31 percent. Marginal workers constitute about 27.2 percent of the total ... Read more

19.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Vayosri yojana’ to be launched in three dists   Union Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry had launched ‘Vayosri Yojana’ for supplying any aid to senior citizens as per their requirements.The project will be launched at Bilaspur, Raigarh and  Janjgir-Champa districts, the Central Government has informed.   About 520 senior citizens in Raipur, 480 senior citizens in Bastar and 322 senior citizens in Bijapur had been identified for the scheme.   Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched ‘Vayosri Yojana’ and gifted hearing aid to senior citizen at village Jangla district Bijapur on April 14.   As per the Census figures ... Read more

15-16.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH PM flags off historic train service in maoist heartland   Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated historic railway line and passenger train service in insurgency infested Kanker district in North Bastar.   The Prime Minister gifted the long-awaited link on the auspicious occasion of birth anniversary of architect of Constitution Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at village Jangla in Bijapur district via video-conferencing.   The railway track links Dallhirajhara in Balod  district to Bhanupratapur in North Bastar.   The track is part of the 235 kilometres rail project linking Dallhirajhara -Ravghat-Jagdalpur.   Modi congratulated the citizens of the State while ... Read more

07.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 15 c’garh districts under brgf programme   Fifteen districts of Chhattisgarh have been covered  under Ministry of Panchayati Raj’s District component of Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF) Programme, the Central Government has informed.   The districts are namely– Bastar, Bijapur, Bilaspur, Dantewada, Dhamtari, Jashpur, Kabirdham, Kanker, Korba, Korea, Mahasammund, Narayanpur, Raigarh, Rajnandgaon and Sarguja covered under the BRGF Programme.   The backward districts under the BRGF Programme were selected on the basis of rank of backwardness on chosen parameters relating to income deprivation, health and education status, social backwardness and infrastructural inadequacy.   After the acceptance of the recommendations ... Read more

25-26.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Preserving Chhattisgarh’s tribal culture through dolls The women folk of Chhattisgarh craft doll and toys recently organised an event depicting handmade dolls made by the tribal s of Bastar region. The dolls were exhibited at Haat Bazar which was open for the public. The dolls are generally hollow and does not involve use of any tools. Whistle toys resembling the Bastar and tribal art , are very popular among the locals and tourists. Figures of farmers, birds, animals, dogs, deer, etc are specially designed for the children and has a wheel as a attachment to these toys. INTERNATIONAL   Government nominates J S Rajput as Representative to ... Read more

16.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rs 448.30 cr special assistance under tss in last 4 years   The Central Government has released Rs 448.30 crore to Chhattisgarh under Special Central Assistance (SCA) to Tribal Sub Scheme (TSS) during the last four years between 2014-15 to 2017-18, officials informed.   Notably, NITI Aayog has also given ‘in principle’ approval to various proposals related to roads, telecommunication, education, Ujjwala yojana and expansion of bank branches for overall development of Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region in January this year.   The Chief Secretary informed that ‘in principle’ approval has been given for construction of additional 600 km of roads ... Read more