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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

16.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rs 448.30 cr special assistance under tss in last 4 years   The Central Government has released Rs 448.30 crore to Chhattisgarh under Special Central Assistance (SCA) to Tribal Sub Scheme (TSS) during the last four years between 2014-15 to 2017-18, officials informed.   Notably, NITI Aayog has also given ‘in principle’ approval to various proposals related to roads, telecommunication, education, Ujjwala yojana and expansion of bank branches for overall development of Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region in January this year.   The Chief Secretary informed that ‘in principle’ approval has been given for construction of additional 600 km of roads ... Read more

11-12.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   PM safe maternity campaign’ a boon for state’   Prime Minister Safe Maternity Campaign’ is proving to be a boon for Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   As a result of better implementation of this scheme by Health and Family Welfare Department, till date 3.77 lakh pregnant women have been examined and provided medical treatment.   It is noteworthy that under this scheme, pregnant women are provided free medicines, after check-up.   Health Department officials informed that under Prime Minister Safe Maternity Campaign, check-up of more than 12,000 pregnant women was done on March 9. Including which, till date check-up ... Read more

09.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Over 30l applications received in phase-1   In the first phase of State-wide ‘Lok Suraaj Abhiyan 2018’, more than 30.10 lakh applications related to various issues were received for various departments at the collection camps organized in all 27 districts, officials informed.   Redressal of these applications is in progress. The State Government has also created a website for providing information regarding Lok Suraaj Abhiyan to citizens.   It is noteworthy that this year Lok Suraaj Abhiyaan is being organized in three phases. In the first phase from January 12 to  14, applications were collected through redressal boxes placed ... Read more

17.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH State’s per capita income takes 9.22% leap   State Planning and Statistics Minister Punnulal Mohle  tabled the State’s Economic Survey report 2017-18 on the floor of  Chhattisgarh Assembly. As per the report, the per capita income in the State as per 2016-17 has gone up from Rs 84,265 to an estimated Rs 92,035 — a 9.22 per cent jump compared to last financial year.   The growth estimates of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) has remained stable while taking prices of base year 2011-12.   The advanced estimates of GSDP had gone up from Rs 2,13,649 crore in 2016-17 ... Read more

04-05.02.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt gives nod to large irrigation projects in jashpur   The State Government has accorded administrative approval of Rs 15.96 crore for conducting survey for two proposed large irrigation projects in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   The projects are Dandpani Large Reservoir and Shekharpur Irrigation projects.   Notably, Chhattisgarh has set an ambitious target of raising its irrigation potential to 3.2 million hectares by 2028, officials informed.   The State Government has ensured usage of nearly 73 per cent of the extended irrigation capacity which is far better than many other States of the country, officials stated. ... Read more

11.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’GARH AMONG SIX STATES ADJUDGED ‘BEST PERFORMING STATE’   Chhattigarh is one of the six States which had been adjudged among ‘Best Performing State in the country for Phase-I implementation of BHARAT NET project, the Central Government announced.   Under the award categories, UP(East), Maharashtra, MP, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Jharkhand were adjudged as the Best performing States which implemented BharatNet Phase-I project, it informed.   Kerala, Karnataka and Haryana were the States which covered all the Gram Panchayats (GPs) under the Project.   Karnataka bagged the award for  Best Utilisation of BharatNet. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and CSC ... Read more

13.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CTB to enter ‘bicycle tourism’ segment soon   Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) will soon enter the segment of Bicycle Tourism.   The Board will be launching two bicycle tours in State- One in January and other in August 2018, officials informed.   The Central Government has put up the anticipated timeline for completion of the Tribal Tourism Circuit  in Chhattisgarh to be 2019-20.   The Tribal Tourism Circuit will provide an opportunity to the tourists to witness and experience tribal culture and traditions in Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   The key components for development under the project are ‘Ethnic Tourist ... Read more

14.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH • Independent Body To Review Amrut Projects  The Chhattisgarh Government will get done an independent review of the progress of work under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) projects, officials informed.  Notably, the Central government had already released the first installment of Rs 55.29 crore out of the approved Rs 573.40 crore for State Annual Action Plan (SAAP) under AMRUT project for the financial year 2016-17 in Chhattisgarh.  The Union Ministry of Urban Development has already released Central Assistance of Rs 1,062.27 crore to 13 States as first installment under AMRUT project for the ... Read more