development plan

04.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Creda plans total 600 mw capacity solar pv installations   The Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) envisages installation of grid-connected solar PV rooftop projects with aggregate capacity of 600 MW in different categories across the State, officials informed.   Notably, CREDA is targetting installation of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Projects across the State. The generated solar power may be utilized for captive application and the surplus power will be fed to the grid, officials informed.   The aim is to reduce the fossil fuel based electricity load on main grid and make building self-sustainable from the point ... 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

25.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rajnandgaon ranked 2nd in country among 101 aspirational districts Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh stands second in the  baseline ranking for the 101 aspirational districts in the country created by NITI Aayog with score of 47.96 per cent.   This programme is a policy priority of  the Central Government.   NITI Aayog anchors the programme with support from Central Ministries and the State Governments. While NITI Aayog is steering the initiative in 30 districts, various central ministries oversee 50 districts besides the Ministry of Home Affairs, which focuses on 35 Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts.   The Government is ... 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

20.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh to Distribute Free Smartphones to Over 50 Lakh People   Chhattisgarh government will start distributing smartphones to over 50 lakh people for free from May under the Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY), months ahead of assembly polls in the state.   Women heads of households will be the priority recipients of the smartphones.   The Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS) has started the preparation for the distribution of phones, as per the announcement made by the chief minister last year to reduce the digital divides. INTERNATIONAL   ·        Official Mascot of FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Unveiled   Son ... Read more

15.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 10 c’garh districts in niti aayog’s five-yr dev plan   A total of 10 districts of Chhattisgarh have been selected by NITI Aayog for its five-year plan (2018-22) among 115 districts in the country.   This information was given by Additional Chief Secretary, Economics and Statistics Department Sunil Kujur at a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Ajay Singh at the Mantralaya.   Kujur informed that the districts of Bastar, Bijapur, South Bastar (Dantewada), North Bastar (Kanker), Kondagaon, Narayanpur, Sukma, Korba, Rajnandgaon and Mahasasamund had been chosen by the Ayog for development in the areas of education, health, agriculture and ... Read more

Panchayati raj of Chhattisgarh

Panchayati raj of Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh has approximately 9,820 Gram Panchayats at the village level, 146 Janpad Panchayat at the intermediate (block) level and 16 Zila Panchayat at the district level, Additionally, there is the Gram Sabha, which is the basic unit in the Panchayati Raj mechanism. Panchayats have been the backbone of the Indian villages since the beginning of recorded history. Gandhiji, the father of the nation, in 1946 had aptly remarked that the Indian Independence must begin at the bottom and every village ought to be a Republic or Panchayat having powers. Gandhiji’s dream has been translated into reality ... Read more

28.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Web-Based Automated ‘Building Permission Management System’ Soon Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS) will be getting developed a  Web-based ‘Automated Layout Plan Screening and Approval System and Building Permission Management System’ in the State, officials informed. The project is being taken up for State Town & Country Planning Directorate. The main objective of the Directorate is to prepare regional plan and development plan in urban areas in different areas of Chhattisgarh in view of planned and coordinated development. To ensure the proper implementation of these schemes and to control the use of land and land development, technical guidance and issuance ... Read more

Chhattisgarh: Agriculture

  Current Status: Agriculture is counted as the chief economic occupation of the state. According to a government estimate, net sown area of the state is 4.828 million hectares and the gross sown area is 5.788 million hectares. About 80% of the population of the state is rural and the main livelihood of the villagers is agriculture and agriculture-based small industry.Horticulture and animal husbandry also engage a major share of the total population of the state. Chhattisgarh is also called the “rice bowl of central India” The majority of the farmers are still practicing the traditional methods of cultivation, resulting ... Read more