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31.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh among 5 states asked to nominate representative   Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal has issued notice under Rule 4 of the Inter-State River Water Disputes Rules, 1959 to the State Governments of Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra to nominate their representatives for adjudication of Mahanadi River Water Disputes latest by August 6, 2018.   The notice also mentioned that if no nominations were received by the due date, the case may be decided in the absence of any representation of State Government.   Earlier on the request of Government of Odisha made under Section 3 of Inter-State ... Read more

08.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh recruiting transgender in police force   In a bid to employ transgender people in police force, the recruit drive going on for 4th battalion for constables, 10 transgender of the 40 applied, have cleared the physical fitness test. Even as Chhattisgarh is the first state in country to have decided to recruit TGs in police force, the applicants have been sweating out to clear the training and fitness sessions. Police officials said that 40 TGs had applied for the recruitment in police force and the process to absorb them would be similar to the parameters of male or female. ... Read more

05.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Pmgsy road dev work for 2018-19 to begin soon   The State Government will soon start construction of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) batch-I year 2018-19 , officials informed.   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.   As per PMGSY guidelines, maintenance of roads constructed under the programme is the responsibility of the State Governments and all road works are covered by initial five year maintenance ... Read more

28.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Representation panel on retirement soon   Chief Minister  Raman Singh chaired a Cabinet meeting and decided to consider the representations of Government servants in the matter of compulsory retirement.   A circular will be issued for giving opportunity of representation against the order of compulsory retirement after Government servants reach age of 50 years or completing 20 years of service. In the same sequence, Representation Committee will be constituted for deliberating upon the representations of head of departments, gazetted officers, and non-gazetted officers, officials informed.   Committees will consider the representations received from heads of departments, a committee chaired ... Read more

18.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Mahanadi Dispute: Centre hands over ToR to tribunal chairman   The Centre shared the terms of reference (ToR) of the Mahanadi Water Dispute Tribunal (MWDT) with its chairman and Supreme Court judge Justice A M Khanwilkar.   Union water resources secretary UP Singh handed over the ToR to the tribunal chairman in New Delhi.   According to an official statement, the tribunal chairperson was briefed by the Union secretary about the profile of Mahanadi, development of water resource projects by various states and dispute in sharing of its waters.   The Union secretary also informed that the Central government is taking all ... Read more

01-02.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Around 3,500 check dams constructed in state: CM   Chief Minister Raman Singh has appealed to the people to conserve water for saving human and animal lives on the occasion of World Water Day.   On the occasion, the Chief Minister said that saving water and water resources such as rivers, ponds, lakes and waterfalls and keeping them clean is our social responsibility.   The Chhattisgarh Government is taking serious steps in the direction and making every possible effort. Rainwater harvesting and watershed programmes are being promoted in the State. Under MNREGA, a large number of small-big water structures ... Read more

28.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt gears up for aggressive bharatnet phase-ii implementation   The Chhattisgarh Government is gearing up for aggressive implementation of the second phase of BharatNet project in the State, officials informed.   It will soon hire a Project Support Consultant for implementation of the BharatNet Phase-II project , they informed.   Notably, the Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS), the nodal agency of Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of Chhattisgarh is getting a 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 ... Read more

22.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Centre okays setting up of tribunal for settling mahanadi water dispute   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister  Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for adjudication of dispute on Mahanadi River waters.   The Tribunal shall determine water sharing among basin States on the basis of the overall availability of water in the complete Mahanadi basin, contribution of each State, the present utilization of water resources in each State and the potential for future development.   It is expected that with adjudication of dispute by the Tribunal, the long-pending dispute between States of Odisha and Chhattisgarh on ... Read more

Basic Knowledge of Computers

Classifications, generations, applications and limitations of digital computers   Computer Classification: By Size and Power Computers differ based on their data processing abilities. They are classified according to purpose, data handling and functionality. According to functionality, computers are classified as: Analog Computer: A computer that represents numbers by some continuously variable physical quantity, whose variations mimic the properties of some system being modeled. Personal computer: A personal computeris a computer small and low cost. The term”personal computer” is used to describe desktop computers (desktops). Workstation: A terminal or desktop computer in a network. In this context, workstation is just a generic term for a user’s machine (client machine) in contrast to a “server” or “mainframe.” Minicomputer: A minicomputer isn’t ... Read more

Role of Information Technology in Rural India

Preservation & promotion of culture and indigenous knowledge- Use of Regional Language in ICT “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” -Mahatma Gandhi Indigenous Knowledge (IK) refers to the knowledge, innovations, and practices of indigenous groups in matters related to agriculture and environmental management, medicine and health, and art and language. Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCEs) are also part of IK. Like IK, TCEs have also been passed from one generation to the next (orally or by tradition) and are an integral part of a culture’s identity and heritage. These expressions include, but are ... Read more