Forest Department

10-11.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt to hold ‘gram sabhas’ in 19 districts   The Chhattisgarh Government has decided to organize Gram Sabhas in 85 tribal dominated development blocks of 19 districts, which are included under fifth notification of PESA Act, on June 10 and 11.   Gram Sabhas will be organized in 5055 Gram Panchayats of these blocks, wherein information regarding the achievements and the schemes of Food, Civil Supply Department, Panchayat and Rural Development Department, Forest Department and Tribal and Scheduled Caste Development Department, along with the schemes conducted by Central Government and State Government will be provided.   In compliance to ... Read more

30.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM announces creation of three more new tehsils   Chief Minister Raman Singh announced creation of three new tehsils Lawan, Gandai and Rengakaar  in the State.   Singh while addressing a massive public meeting attended by Baiga tribals at Sahaspur Lohara late last evening said that Lohara tank will be beautified and new bank branch will be opened at Jalmala.   The Chief Minister dedicated, laid foundation stones and performed ‘bhoomi pujan’ of 343 developmental works worth Rs 745 crore.   The Chief Minister dedicated 127 development works worth Rs 287 .39 crore in the three public meetings he ... Read more

10.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh tourism board to launch ‘tourism on wheels’ campaign   In an endeavour to promote and attract adventure tourism in form of ‘Bicycle Tourism,’ the Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) is launching its campaign ‘Tourism on Wheels’.   Under the campaign, Tour-De-Raipur would be organised from January 14 while Tour-De-Chhattisgarh would be held from January 26.   The Tour-De-Chhattisgarh which is being organised with collaboration of Nagpur based organisation would start from Marine Drive on January 26.   The riders in it would have to travel around 400 kms via Sirpur, Barnavapara, Gagrel, Kondagaon, Chitrakot, Tirathgarh, Kutambsar and would end ... Read more

19.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt plans compensatory afforestation in bilaspur   The State Government will take up a massive compensatory afforestation exercise in Bilaspur district covering a total of 1000 hectares of  land.   The Government will soon carry out a survey of the areas where the exercise would be taken up, officials informed.   Chhattisgarh received Rs  280 crore under Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) during financial year 2016-17, the Central Government has informed.   Notably, the Central Government has approved 20,716 hectares of land for afforestation drive in Chhattisgarh during the last financial year under ‘Green India Mission’.The ... 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

12-13.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh’s Paddy Procurement Drive To Begin From Nov 15   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday announced that his Government had set up 1992 paddy procurement centres across the State to facilitate paddy procurement from 15.79 lakh farmers from November 15 till January 31.   Chief Minister said that tendu patta is the main source of income for nearly 14 lakh families and keeping this in view, State Government has increased the wages of tendu patta collectors from Rs 450 per standard sack to ‘1500 per standard sack and then to ‘1800 per standard sack.   Now in the ... Read more

15.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chief secy reviews various key ongoing projects   Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand reviewed the progress of work for various rail, coal and power projects underway in Chhattisgarh at the Mantralaya.   The Chief Secretary directed the Collectors, Forest and Revenue Department officials related to these projects, via video conference, to report about the pending projects, ensure land acquisition for projects, public hearing, compensation, forest and environment clearance for these projects as soon as possible.   Dhand directed the senior officials of Revenue and Forest Department  to do spot inspection and submit report as soon as possible. INTERNATIONAL   ·       ... Read more