energy efficiency

17.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Nabard helps state with rs 4,486 cr during 2017-18   The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has assisted Chhattisgarh with Rs  4,486 crore during the financial year 2017-18.   This was 76% higher than that of the assistance given during last two years.   Under ‘Saur Sujala Scheme’, targetted beneficiaries were mainly small farmers in un-electrified areas of remote habitations. The solar pumps of 5 hp provided to them under the scheme deliver about 1,24,000 liters of water per day with 70 meters dynamic head.   NABARD also assisted in establishing a Food Park in State. ... Read more

08.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Bauxite exploration underway in six c’garh distts: centre   The exploration of bauxite mineral reserves had been going on in Kabirdham, Surguja, Balrampur, Jashpur, Kanker and Kondagaon districts of Chhattisgarh, the Central Government has informed.   The mining activities of major minerals including Bauxite, are regulated as per the provisions contained in Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957 and the rules framed thereunder. The MMDR Act and the Rules there under have been framed after wide consultation with all stakeholders, including State Governments, it informed.   Further, the measures for conservation of minerals, including bauxite are ... Read more

03.03.18 (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. The State Government has launched a special scheme to distribute 200 kilo watt solar home lighting to the residents of these villages, which can be utilized for charging three LED lamps, operating one TV with on plug point and for mobile charging, he said. ... Read more

02.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   World-class ‘education city’ planned for Raipur   Chief Minister Raman Singh will be inaugurating works being started for a proposed ‘Education City’ to be built at Saddu locality in Raipur on March 4 at a cost of  Rs 20 crores, officials informed.   The Education City is to be developed by State Tribal and Scheduled Caste Welfare Department, officials informed.   The ‘Education City’ would also comprise a 500 seat residential hostel and would be built in a sprawling 18 acre campus.   The campus would also comprise a computer lab and smart classes. The campus would be ... Read more

21.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh second highest after kerala in male-female sex ratio   A NITI Aayog report issued recently has pointed out that Chhattisgarh holds second rank after Kerala in terms of male-female sex-ratio (at the time of birth), Health Department officials informed on Monday. As per the report of NITI aayog, male to female sex-ratio (at the time of birth) in Chhattisgarh state was found to be 1000 to 972 in year 2005-06 in National Family Health Survey-3, which increased to 1000 boys to 977 girls in National Family Health Survey-4 of year 2015-16.   Health Department Officials informed that according ... 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

Properties of polyvinyl chloride

Properties of polyvinyl chloride What is Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), and What is it Used For? Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is one of the most commonly used thermoplastic polymers in the world (next to only a few more widely used plastics like PET and PP). It is a naturally white and very brittle (prior to the additions of plasticizers) plastic. PVC has been around longer than most plastics having been first synthesized in 1872 and commercially produced by B.F. Goodrich Company in the 1920s. By comparison, many other common plastics were first synthesized and became commercially viable only in the the 1940s and 1950s. It is used most commonly in ... Read more

14.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt allocates 16.91l quintals rice for pds in December   The State Government under the Public Distribution System (PDS) allocated about 16.91 lakh  quintals of rice to 58 lakh ration card holders for the month of December in the entire State.   The allocation is meant for all the 27 districts, officials  informed.   Five cities of Chhattisgarh now have the Core-PDS system implemented involving a total of 484 ration shops, officials informed.   Chhattisgarh has achieved 100 per cent digitization of the Public Distribution System (PDS) beneficiaries database.   There are 23 other states in the country which ... Read more

09-12-2017 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 704 revenue courts to be ‘e-courts’ soon: min   The State Government has proposed to convert 704 Revenue Courts into e-Courts soon. About 494 Revenue Courts had already been converted into Online and e-Courts. These include Collectors’ Courts, SDOs and Tehsildars and Naib Tehsildars Courts.   About 3.15 crore Revenue documents have been computerised. These include 19 ,125 villages, 2.17 crore ‘kasras’ and 58.89 lakh  B-1 and 39 ,145 maps’ sheets digitized.   These are being updated Online. About one crore digital signatures had already been completed. The photo-copies are legally accepted anywhere in the State.   INTERNATIONAL   ... Read more