chhattisgarh tourism

05.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt developing app to improve school learning outcomes   The Chhattisgarh Government under its Shalakosh project is rolling out an App called “COSMO”, which will be installed on Tablets that will be provided to Government run schools in every district, officials informed.   This app will enable the teachers to improve learning outcomes in schools and will provide all services of an education specific ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) tool.   The government already has several m-governance apps available for citizens today – m-CHOiCE for e-district services, Bhuiyan for land records, CG-DPR for government news and announcements, Chhattisgarh Tourism App ... Read more

06-07.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Ethnic tourist village at chitrakote & kurdar soon   The development of Ethnic Tourist Village at Chitrakote and Kurdar  will soon start in Chhattisgarh, 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 Village’ and ‘Ethnic Tourist Development’, Destination Development and Wayside amenities.   The project would be ... 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

29.03.18 (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

02.02.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt to develop tourist spots in surguja forests   The State Government is planning to develop tourist destinations in forests of Surguja region, officials informed. It may be recalled that the Chhattisgarh Government is also creating an ‘eco-ethnic’ tourist destination near the world famous Chitrakot water falls in Bastar region of the State, official sources informed.   Notably, the State exchanged MoUs worth Rs 12 crore for development of world-class tourist facilities during  ‘Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit (IITIS)-2016’ organised by the Ministry of Tourism in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry and the Tourism Finance Corporation of India ... Read more

10.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh tourism board to launch ‘tourism on wheels’ campaign   In an endeavour to promote and attract adventure tourism in form of ‘Bicycle Tourism,’ the Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) is launching its campaign ‘Tourism on Wheels’.   Under the campaign, Tour-De-Raipur would be organised from January 14 while Tour-De-Chhattisgarh would be held from January 26.   The Tour-De-Chhattisgarh which is being organised with collaboration of Nagpur based organisation would start from Marine Drive on January 26.   The riders in it would have to travel around 400 kms via Sirpur, Barnavapara, Gagrel, Kondagaon, Chitrakot, Tirathgarh, Kutambsar and would end ... Read more

01.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Ctb to hold ‘tour de chhattisgarh’ in 2018   With a view to introducing the concept of bicycle tourism and leisure cycling in India, Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) will be organizing the very first ‘Tour De Chhattisgarh’ – a four-day cycling event in the last week of January 2018.   The cycling enthusiasts will pedal their way through the lush green forests, lakeside and villages of south Chhattisgarh from January 26 to 29. The 400-kilometer cycle tour will be flagged off at Telibandha pond-Marine Drive, Raipur on January 26.   During the first ever mega bicycle touring event in ... 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

Introduction to the economy of Chhattisgarh

Introduction to the economy of Chhattisgarh:-   Economy of Chhattisgarh boasts of a thriving infrastructural support which is aptly enhanced by multifarious industries. While agriculture and power are the key drivers of growth in the state, real estate, banking & finance and tourism sector are the other allied industrial zones that collectively form a strong economic platform for Chhattisgarh. Salient Highlights:- One of the few states having surplus electricity, Chhattisgarh is quite efficient in utility-based power consumption. Korba district in Chhattisgarh is known as the power capital of India. It is also among the few profitable states in terms of ... Read more