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11.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Bhoramdev sanctuary not to be tiger reserve: min   The State Government has shelved its plan to declare Bhoramdev Sanctuary as a Tiger Reserve, Forest Minister Mahesh Gagda.   The Minister said that the decision was taken in the interest of forest dwellers.   Gagda also said that no forest dweller would be displaced from any forest village in the name of Tiger Reserve at the Bhoramdev Sanctuary.   The Government is committed to bringing the Baiga tribals in the development mainstream. A number of government schemes have been launched for the welfare of the forest dwellers , he ... Read more

08-09.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH One new anicut, stop-dam approved in state   State Government has given administrative sanction of Rs 2.96 crore for construction of Sonpuri Anicut on Moharengiya Nala of Bemetara district.   On completion of Anicut scheme will provide irrigation facility in 150 hectares area.   The  Government has also sanctioned Rs 2.90 crore for construction of Dadjara stop-dam on Dontunala of Berla block in Bemetara district.   On completion of scheme will provide irrigation facility on 65 hectares area.   The State Government had recently also approved Rs 52 crore for various irrigation projects  including other similar projects related to ... Read more

16.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh among six states with more female prisoners in jails   Chhattisgarh, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal and Delhi had more female prisoners than the capacity of the respective jails as on December 31, 2016.   As per information compiled by National Crime Records Bureau, a total of 18498 female prisoners were lodged in different jails of the country against the available capacity of 26068 as on 31.12.2016. The occupancy may vary on different days during the year.   ‘Prisons’ is a State subject. The management and administration of prisons, including provision of adequate health facilities in prisons, ... 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

11-12.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rs 338.95 cr to chhattisgarh under pmgsy in 2017-18 : centre   The Central Government has provided a sum of Rs.338.95 crore to Chhattisgarh so far during the current financial year 2017-18 under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).   The State of Chhattisgarh has reported to have constructed 81 roads measuring length 410.42 Km under New Connectivity and 2 roads measuring length 8.25 Km roads under upgradation till December, 2017, the Central Government has informed.   The above funds have not been utilized for repairing the roads constructed earlier.   As per PMGSY guidelines, maintenance of roads constructed ... Read more

07.02.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt not to use panchayat fund for sky   In a major decision, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister announced that the funds granted by 14th Finance Commission for development and welfare of panchayats would not be utilised in the Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY) scheme. Chief Minister while interacting with the panchayat representatives affirmed them that for installing mobile towers in rural areas now the state fund would be utilized instead of the panchayat funds.   Notably, the Government has designed the Sanchar Kranti Yojna (CG-SKY) for providing a solution to improve the telecom connectivity in the state of Chhattisgarh by incentivizing ... Read more

06.02.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh gets huge direct benefits from union budget 2018-19 Chhattisgarh will be receiving huge boost to its various sectors from the Union Budget 2018-19.   Some of the key announcements in the Budget which would have direct benefits for Chhattisgarh are as follows:   The Minimum Support Price (MSP) for all unannounced kharif crops will be one and half times of their production cost like majority of rabi crops. The Institutional Farm Credit raised to 11 lakh crore in 2018-19 from 8.5 lakh crore in 2014-15. If price of the agriculture produce market is less than MSP, then in ... Read more