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23.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Every sector of c’garh developed in last 14 years: cm   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday said that in last 14 years, every sector of the State has undergone development and there has been a positive change in every person’s life. In next five years, Chhattisgarh will witness four times the development made so far Besides, Rs six crore will be sanctioned for extension of drinking water pipeline in village Jaibel, Kongara, Pakhna, Khorkhosa and Chhote Amabal, Singh said. The Chief Minister later distributed goods, cheques and aabaadi patta to more than 6,000 beneficiaries under various government schemes. ... Read more

19.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Nrda bags key award for smart city project   Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA) was chosen as the winner of BW BusinessWorld Digital India Summit Awards 2018 under Best ICT (Information Communication Technology) implementation in a Smart City for its Integrated Smart City Project.   The 4th edition of this event was organized at the Shangri La Hotel in New Delhi. The awards are given with the aim of recognizing and encouraging technological initiatives in the country, and Naya Raipur left behind several other Smart City based ICT projects to win this award.   The event witnessed participation of ... Read more

22.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Ujjwala yojana implementation on fast track     Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, gas connections and cylinders are being provided in remote areas at an accelerated pace, officials informed.   Chhattisgarh is the first state of the country, where distributors in 50 remote areas have been appointed and 7525 women of remote areas have been provided LPG connection. Women of remote areas in state are easily availing the LPG connection and refill facility, they informed.   It is noteworthy that under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, 98 remote area distributors are supposed to be appointed in two phases for ensuring ... Read more

20.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh government reduces interest on loan under Saksham Yojna   Chhattisgarh State Government has reduced the rate of interest on loan given to women and their self-help groups (SHGs) under ‘Saksham Yojna’from 6.5 percent to 5 percent. Saksham Yojana too is operated by Chhattisgarh Mahila Kosh, under which loans to the tune of Rs 72 lakh had been distributed to about 111 SHGs during the current fiscal year 2017-18.     INTERNATIONAL   ·       India, Brazil, South Africa sign IBSA Trust Fund agreement   India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) have signed the IBSA Trust Fund Agreement that seeks to fight ... Read more