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30.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM announces creation of three more new tehsils   Chief Minister Raman Singh announced creation of three new tehsils Lawan, Gandai and Rengakaar  in the State.   Singh while addressing a massive public meeting attended by Baiga tribals at Sahaspur Lohara late last evening said that Lohara tank will be beautified and new bank branch will be opened at Jalmala.   The Chief Minister dedicated, laid foundation stones and performed ‘bhoomi pujan’ of 343 developmental works worth Rs 745 crore.   The Chief Minister dedicated 127 development works worth Rs 287 .39 crore in the three public meetings he ... Read more

21.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM unveils dairy project in remote village   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday unveiled the farmers’ dairy project of village Silphili in Surajpur district as ‘Pilka-shir’.   Singh visited the district which is located on the extreme northern tip of the state, as part of his ongoing Vikas Yatra aimed at to brief people about the development works the BJP government has carried out in past 15 years.   Singh also unveiled the logo of the dairy project.   The dairy procures milk from roughly 2,000 farmers at the rate of Rs 30 per litre. He Singh wished ... Read more

05.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Govt starts survey to link rivers   The Chhattisgarh Government has commenced survey work for river inter-linking projects in the State, officials informed.   The Government has approved Rs 36.55 crore as the budget  for taking up the survey work for three projects during financial year 2018-19.   A total of five river inter-linking projects had been prepared in the State,They are- Mahanadi-Tandula, Pairi-Mahanadi, Rehar-Atem, Ahiran-Kharang and Hasdeo-Kawai.   Water Resources Minister Brijmohan Agrawal informed that there would be total filling of water in all irrigation dams from river waters. The river-inter linking project is a task in ... Read more

14-15 .01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM leaves for aus to boost ‘make-in-c’garh’   Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday left for Australia from New Delhi to woo investors to put money in mineral-rich Chhattisgarh.   Chhattisgarh Government is eyeing to ink an agreement with the Brisbane city council for developing Naya Raipur as a sister city. Naya Raipur, the upcoming new capital city of Chhattisgarh, is India’s the first planned city of the 21st century.   The team would also study the technology being used in mining and mineral sector in Australia. Chhattisgarh has been endowed with rich mineral resources mainly coal and ... Read more

11.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’GARH AMONG SIX STATES ADJUDGED ‘BEST PERFORMING STATE’   Chhattigarh is one of the six States which had been adjudged among ‘Best Performing State in the country for Phase-I implementation of BHARAT NET project, the Central Government announced.   Under the award categories, UP(East), Maharashtra, MP, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Jharkhand were adjudged as the Best performing States which implemented BharatNet Phase-I project, it informed.   Kerala, Karnataka and Haryana were the States which covered all the Gram Panchayats (GPs) under the Project.   Karnataka bagged the award for  Best Utilisation of BharatNet. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and CSC ... Read more

26 .12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Bill to acquire tribal land for dev. Schemes passed   The Chhattisgarh Assembly passed the Chhattisgarh Land Revenue Code (Amendment) bill which would facilitate the government to acquire tribal land for various development schemes.   After tabling the bill, the minister said that the amendment in the previous Act will ease the process of land acquisition in the tribal areas for various welfare schemes. INTERNATIONAL   Belgium appoints world’s first female ambassador to Saudi Arabia   Belgium has become the first country to appoint a female ambassador to Saudi Arabia in spite of the Gulf nation’s shocking women’s rights ... Read more

13.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CTB to enter ‘bicycle tourism’ segment soon   Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) will soon enter the segment of Bicycle Tourism.   The Board will be launching two bicycle tours in State- One in January and other in August 2018, officials informed.   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 components for development under the project are ‘Ethnic Tourist ... 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

17.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Hi-Tech Storm Water Drainage System’ Soon   The Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA) will soon commence work for developing a ‘Hi-Tech Storm Water Drainage System’ in the new Capital city. NRDA to cite an example is going for an ‘Intelligent Rain Water Drainage System’ fixed with indicators to send alert before water logging or flood situation with option for automatic valve opening system, officials stated. NRDA had been utilizing recycled water from its  four Sewerage Treatment Plants (STPs) for watering trees and plants as part of its massive greening exercise in the new capital city Notably, Naya Raipur- the ... Read more