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21.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM unveils dairy project in remote village   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday unveiled the farmers’ dairy project of village Silphili in Surajpur district as ‘Pilka-shir’.   Singh visited the district which is located on the extreme northern tip of the state, as part of his ongoing Vikas Yatra aimed at to brief people about the development works the BJP government has carried out in past 15 years.   Singh also unveiled the logo of the dairy project.   The dairy procures milk from roughly 2,000 farmers at the rate of Rs 30 per litre. He Singh wished ... Read more

16.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Nmdc produced 1.57 mt of iron ore from c’garh mines   NMDC Ltd produced 1.57 million tonnes (MT) of iron ore from its Chhattisgarh-based mines as on April 30, 2018, the company informed in a regulatory filing.   The company is targetting to achieve 10 million tonnes of iron ore production per annum from each of its mines in Chhattisgarh by 2024-25, official sources informed.   It has also sought 7.116 hectares forest land diversion for its iron ore concentrate pipeline in Dantewada district of Bastar, they informed.   Notably, NMDC will also be seeking Right of Use (ROU) ... Read more

21.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 16 model fertilizer retail shops in c’garh   A total of 16  Model Fertilizer Retail shops have been opened in Chhattisgarh so far, the Central Government has informed.   During Budget 2016-17, it was announced that over a period of three years, 2000 Model Fertilizer Retail Shops would be opened across the country. The target has been achieved and 2044 Model Fertilizer Retail Shops have been made operational.   Model Fertilizer Retail Shops provide mandatory services like selling of quality fertilizers at genuine rates, soil testing, seed testing, promotion of balanced use of nutrients etc. Some optional services are ... Read more

20.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH State has parched reservoirs: min   Chhattisgarh is among nine States in the country with less water in the reservoirs during the current year compared to last year, the Union Ministry of Water Resources has informed.   States having lesser storage than last year for corresponding period are Punjab, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Odisha, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana.   The Central region includes States of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. There are 12 reservoirs under CWC monitoring having total live storage capacity of 42.30 BCM.   Chhattisgarh was also among four states where the Central ... Read more

18.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Route survey for bharat net phase-ii soon   The Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS), the nodal agency of Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of Chhattisgarh, will be getting route survey and Right of Way (RoW) clearance done for Bharat Net Phase-II project in the State, officials informed. Notably, Bharat Net is a project initiated by the Central Government and funded by Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) with an aim to provide broadband connectivity to over two lakh fifty thousand (250,000) Gram Panchayats of India. The project aims to provide internet access using Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) and ... 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

07-12-2017 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Quantum jump in pds coverage in c’garh: min   Public Distribution System (PDS) coverage in Chhattisgarh has grown from 45 per cent in 2003 to 82 per cent in 2017-18, Civil Supplies Minister Punnulal Mohle told reporters   The free LPG gas connections under Prime Minister Ujjawala Yojana started on August 13, 2016 now has 16.50 lakh subscribers from economically weaker sections, he said.   In 2003 there were just about 6.80 lakh connections which has now been registered at 36.38 lakh connections, the Minister said.   He said that during the last 14 years, State Government has ... Read more

21.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH TRACKING SYSTEM FOR INDRAVATI TIGER RESERVE SOON   The State Government will get installed Tracking and Monitoring applications in  Indravati Tiger Reserve soon.   The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has sanctioned ‘Bhoramdeo Wildlife Sanctuary’ spreading over 351.25 sq kms as ‘Tiger Reserve’ in Chhattisgarh. Five years ago, a proposal was sent to NTCA in this regard as there was tiger movement from Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh to Bhoramdeo Wildlife Sanctuary, officials informed. Now after getting status of Tiger Reserve, there will be DFO level Forest Officer there. Besides, there will be well trained staff including a veterinary ... Read more

19.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Csidc Pushes For More New Food Processing Units In State   Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation Limited (CSIDC) is inviting proposals from companies/promoters for setting up of Food Processing, Fruit & Vegetables Processing and Non-Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) units to provide modern infrastructure facilities for food processing sector in the State   Special incentives packages has been notified for companies/promoters interested in setting up units in areas of Food Processing, Fruit & Vegetable Processing and Non Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) processing in State of Chhattisgarh having investment intent of Rs 500 Crore and more, officials informed.   Notably, the  ... Read more