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29.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Modi interacts with ujjwala yojana beneficiaries of c’garh   Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday had direct conversation with three beneficiary women of Raipur district of Chhattisgarh under Ujjwala Yojana, through video conferencing.   The Prime Minister started the conversation with ‘Jai Johar’.   Modi also asked them about the betterment in their health after getting the smoke-free kitchen under Ujjwala Yojana. He also asked them about how they are encouraging their neighbours to avail the scheme.   It is noteworthy that Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched in Chhattisgarh on August 13, 2016. Under this scheme, a total ... Read more

28.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Representation panel on retirement soon   Chief Minister  Raman Singh chaired a Cabinet meeting and decided to consider the representations of Government servants in the matter of compulsory retirement.   A circular will be issued for giving opportunity of representation against the order of compulsory retirement after Government servants reach age of 50 years or completing 20 years of service. In the same sequence, Representation Committee will be constituted for deliberating upon the representations of head of departments, gazetted officers, and non-gazetted officers, officials informed.   Committees will consider the representations received from heads of departments, a committee chaired ... Read more

01.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

  CHHATTISGARH   C’garh sets 8.38l domestic power connection distribution target   The Chhattisgarh Government under ‘Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana’ (Saubhagya Yojana) has a target to provide electricity connection to 8.38 lakh households of the state. For this, a proposal of Rs 838 crore has been sent to  the Central Government, officials informed. This included 67 villages of Sukma district, 23 villages of Bijapur district, and four villages of Dantewada district and one village in Narayanpur to grid. About the electrification of villages of these districts, Managing Director of Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd (CSPDCL) Ankit ... 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

31.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Nabard to lend rs 29,245 cr for farm sector   The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) would lend Rs 29,245 crore for agriculture activities in Chhattisgarh with focus on ‘Per Drop More Crop’, Mudra and Skill India (MSME) and climate change in the coming financial year 2018-19.   The State Focus Paper (SFP) highlighting the same and containing farm credit of 29,245 crores   For doubling the income of farmers the NABARD has decided to strengthen the dairy sector in the state. Regarding water conservation under ‘Per Drop More Crop’, it has decided to promote micro ... 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

05.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH State govt to develop 3 regional airports   The Chhattisgarh Government has undertaken development of Bilaspur, Jagdalpur and Ambikapur airstrip under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), officials informed.   A total Rs 76.50 crore has been sanctioned by Government of Chhattisgarh for development of Ambikapur, Bilaspur and Jagdalpur Airports uut of which, an amount of Rs 39.43 crore has been earmarked by the State government towards development of infrastructure at these airports.   In the financial year 2017-18, Airports Authority of India (AAI) has earmarked an amount of Rs 32.66 crore and has spent Rs 21.08 crore towards development of ... Read more

30.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh ranks 13th in human trafficking, MP follows at 16th   The annual publication of National Crime Records Bureau’s ‘Crime in India-2016’ report released by Union home minister Rajnath Singh puts Chhattisgarh on 13th position in human trafficking cases reported while Madhya Pradesh ranks 16th in the nation.   Chhattisgarh contributing 0.84 % share with 68 cases reported in 2016 while the state ranks 12th when it comes to cases based on rate of cognizable crime.   Subsequently, there were 51 cases reported from MP in 2016 contributing 0.63 % share.   Madhya Pradesh had in all emerged as the third most unsecure state ... Read more

31.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Cm Launches New Online Services For Subsidies & Exemptions   Chief Minister Raman Singh  launched the new online services for subsidies and exemptions provided by the Department of Commerce & Industries.   The State Government has been a flag bearer in utilizing digital technology in bringing transparency and improving the efficiencies of the existing systems. Chhattisgarh had adopted e-procurement in the year 2007. Chhattisgarh has been consistently ranked 4th in Ease of Doing Business for the past two consecutive years, an official press release informed.   The MoU Signing and Workshop on Government e-Marketplace (GeM) was held in Raipur. ... Read more

03 & 04.09.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   ·               Jaypee plans to raise Rs 2k cr, to sell Bhilai Jaypee Cement.   ð Debt-ridden Jaiprakash Associates  said its proposed sale of entire 74 per cent stake in Bhilai Jaypee Cement Ltd for an enterprise value of Rs 1,450 crore is expected to be concluded by year-end and plans to raise up to Rs 2,000 crore through sale of securities.   ð Bhilai Jaypee Cement owns 1.1 MTPA clinker plant at Satna in MP and 2.2 MTPA cement grinding Unit at Bhilai, Chhattisgarh.   ð Jaiprakash Associates has also sought shareholders nod for an enabling special resolution to raise up to Rs 2,000 ... Read more