citizenship

DMPQ- Briefly discuss the sessions of a state assembly.

Summoning The governor from time to time summons each House of state legislature to meet. The maximum gap between the two sessions of state legislature cannot be more than six months, ie, the state legislature should meet at least twice a year. A session of the state legislature consists of many sittings. Adjournment An adjournment suspends the work in a sitting for a specified time which may be hours, days or weeks. Adjournment sine die means terminating a sitting of the state legislature for an indefinte period. The power of the adjournment as well as adjournment sine die lies with ... Read more

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

15.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 5,987 c’garh villages to have wifi by 2019   Chief Secretary Ajay Singh chaired a meeting of State-level Co-ordination Committee for BharatNet Project Phase-II at the Mantralaya.   The Chief Secretary reviewed in detail the works taken up to ensure network connectivity of all villages in the State by 2019.   Singh directed the officials to submit the information on status of the project from district, block and village panchayat levels alongwith the assessment of connectivity speed within a forthnight.   He also directed Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society  (CHiPS) to hold training programmes at State an District levels.   ... Read more

Rise of Nationalism

ORIGIN OF NATIONALISM The rise of Nationalism is reflected in the spirit of Renaissance in Europe when freedom from religious restrictions led to the enhancement of national identity. This expression of Nationalism was furthered by the French Revolution. The political changes resulted in the passing of sovereignty from the hands of an absolute monarch to the French citizens, who had the power to constitute the nation and shape its destiny. The watchwords of the French Revolution – Liberty, Equality and Fraternity – inspired the whole world. Many other revolutions like the American Revolution, the Russian Revolution, etc.  also strengthened the ... Read more

Nature of Indian Constitution

Nature of Constitution The Modern State is considered to be a state for the welfare of the people. It is therefore, suggested that it should have a government of a particular form with appropriate powers and functions. The document containing laws and rules which determine and describe the form of the government, the relationship between the citizens and the government, is called a Constitution. As such a constitution is concerned with two main aspects the relation between the different levels of government and between the government and the citizens. A constitution is the basic fundamental law of a State. It ... Read more

13.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh forest cover between 33 to 75 %: union minister   Chhattisgarh and Assam have forest cover between 33 per cent to 75 per cent Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change.   Strongly emphasising the increasingly green credentials of the country, the Union Minister  said that India has shown an increasing trend in the forest and tree cover, in comparison to the global trend of decreasing forest cover during the last decade.   Releasing the India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2017 in New Delhi, Dr. Harsh Vardhan pointed out that India ranks among the top ten ... Read more

08.02.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 54l quintal food grains allotted under pds: govt   Under State Government’s Public Distribution System (PDS), 20.54 lakh quintals of food grains have been allotted to all 27 districts of the state for February month, officials informed.   The allotment by Food, Civil Supply and Consumer Protection Department includes 18 lakh 28 thousand 644 quintals of rice, 40 thousand 590 quintals of wheat, 57 thousand 031 quintals of sugar, 47 thousand 601 quintals of chickpeas, and 80 thousand 833 quintals of iodine salt. This allotted ration stock will be distributed to ration card holders of all categories, for mid-day ... 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

09.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH SHG women become torchbearers of centre’s social audit drive   The Central Government’s Social Audit campaign work is being handled by women Self Help Group (SHG) members in Chhattisgarh.   In compliance of Central Government directives, an ambitious Training Program to train 14,214 women Self Help Group (SHG) members from all over Chhattisgarh to be Social Auditors was launched on  October 2, 2017 by the Chhattisgarh Social Audit Unit (CGSAU).   This is as per Government’s decision to involve women SHG members in Social Audit all over the country, with a view to further women’s empowerment.   Chhattisgarh is ... Read more

Centre-State Relationship:Administrative, Legislative and Financial

The Indian constitution provides for a federal framework with powers (legislative ,executive and financial) divided between the center and the states. However, there is no division of judicial power as the constitution has established an integrated judicial system to enforce both the central laws as well as state law. The Indian federation is not the result of an agreement between independent units, and the units of Indian federation cannot leave the federation.Thus the constitution contains elaborate provisions to regulate the various dimensions of the relations between the centre and the states. To understand the topic first we must understand the ... Read more