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27-28.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Issue of bill must on sale of goods worth rs 200   The Commercial Tax Department has made it mandatory for traders and shopkeepers to issue bills as per the rules on sale of goods worth Rs 200, under Goods and Services Tax Act (GST) 2017.   Officials informed that with an objective to prevent tax-evasion, e-way bill system has been introduced. Under this system, if any businessman or transporter transports consignment worth more than Rs 50,000 within the state or outside the state, then he would have to compulsorily carry certificate of e-way bill issuance along with sale ... Read more

26.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

    C’garh accepts punchhi commission recommendations   Chhattisgarh on Friday agreed to the recommendations of the Punchhi Commission on Centre-State relations regarding environment, natural resources and infrastructure, officials informed.   The standing committee had sought state government’s stand on recommendations made on volume 6 and 7 of Punchhi Commission report.   Notably, the Standing Committee of the Inter-State Council (ISC) headed by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh completed the onerous task of deliberations on all the 273 recommendations of the Punchhi Commission. Today’s meeting was the 13th meeting of the Standing Committee of the ISC.   The recommendations ... Read more

Social Control and Social Change – Sources and agencies of Social Control, Processes and factors of Social Change

Social Control and Social Change – Sources and agencies of Social Control, Processes and factors of Social Change Society is a collectivity of groups and individuals. It exists for the welfare and advancement of the whole. The mutuality, on which it depends, is possible to sustain by adjustment of varied and contradictory interests. The structure pattern continues to exist because of its inbuilt mechanism and sanction system. Social control which implies the social intercourse is regulated in accordance with established and recognised standards, is comprehensive, omnipotent and effective to stimulate order, discipline and mutuality; and to discourage, and if need ... Read more

01.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh in niti aayog’s draft roadmap for aspirational districts   A draft roadmap has been prepared in-house in NITI Aayog for development of North-Eastern States and similarly positioned Eastern States i.e. Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, odisha and west Bengal, a NITI Aayog report titled ‘ Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ 2018 has informed.   The draft Road-map has been circulated to all concerned central Ministries/Departments and States for comments’   To finalize the draft road map assistance of World Bank shall be taken and all North Eastern States, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and West Bengal have been requested to provide their ... Read more

21.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh among 7 states to submit plan for tech education   Seven States including Chhattisgarh with a vision to rationalising the approval process of technical institutes have submitted plans to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)  which has approved preparation of perspective plan for Technical Education at State level, the Central Government has informed.   The other States are Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana which have submitted their plans to AICTE.   AICTE doesn’t close down the Engineering Colleges on its own. However, some engineering colleges have been granted approval for closure by AICTE based ... Read more

31.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh sends 7 proposals under CRF scheme   A total of  seven proposals under the Central Road Fund (CRF) scheme have been received from Chhattisgarh relating to State Roads and National Highways, the Central Government has informed.   The seven estimates amounting to Rs 294.18 crore have been processed for approval, it informed.   Notably, a sum of Rs 1897 crore have been allocated for the construction of National Highways during the last three years in Chhattisgarh under head National Highway (Original) and National Highway Development Program – IV, the Central Government  informed last year.   There are 18 ... Read more

Growth of Literature in regional Languages

The medieval period witnessed the growth of a rich corpus of literature that accompanied the development of new languages. The conventional view among historians was that the patronage of the Sanskrit and other regional language had declined because the establishment of the Delhi Sultanate led to the patronage of Persian. But this period witnessed the growth of a rich corpus of regional literature. This period is marked with composition of poetical works called the Kavya (poetical narrative) and the texts that codified laws called the Dhramashastras. The new literary languages in India had their genesis (beginning) in early Medieval centuries, ... Read more

Role of Information Technology in Rural India

Preservation & promotion of culture and indigenous knowledge- Use of Regional Language in ICT “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” -Mahatma Gandhi Indigenous Knowledge (IK) refers to the knowledge, innovations, and practices of indigenous groups in matters related to agriculture and environmental management, medicine and health, and art and language. Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCEs) are also part of IK. Like IK, TCEs have also been passed from one generation to the next (orally or by tradition) and are an integral part of a culture’s identity and heritage. These expressions include, but are ... Read more

25.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Survey of river banks for plantation soon   Recently Chief Secretary had discussions on minor forest produce procurement, afforestation, wild life conservation, bonus to tendu patta collectors, herbal processing and several other issues.   The Chief Secretary called upon the officials to conduct a survey of the river banks for conducting plantations.   He stressed upon the bamboo production and tissue culture. The forest area covers 59, 772 kms in Chhattisgarh.   There are 19, 720 villages out of which 11, 185 villages’ citizens live within a radius of five kilometer from the forest region and they are dependent ... Read more

13.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Ajay singh is new cs; vivek dhand is rera chairman   Ajay Singh — an IAS Officer of Chhattisgarh cadre from 1983 batch assumed charge as new Chief Secretary of the State on Thursday.   Prior to this, he was Additional Chief Secretary (Agriculture) and Agriculture Production Commissioner, Government of Chhattisgarh.   Outgoing State Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand is an 1981 batch IAS officer who assumed charge as Chief Secretary on February 2014 and was to retire in March 2018.   Dhand, in a surprise development took voluntary retirement on Wednesday and was subsequently made Real Estate Regulatory Authority ... Read more