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02.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 6000 km of fiber optic cables being laid: raman   Chief Minister  Raman Singh on Friday said that 6,000 kilometres of fiber cable network is being laid to uplink 10,000 gram panchayats via BharatNet project in the State.   Fifty lakh Smart phones will be distributed to women, farmers and college students under the Sky Project.   Citizens can take advantage of various social welfare schemes of the State Government through Smart phones. The farmers can avail of the information regarding market rates and weather reports.  INTERNATIONAL   India Signs Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) in Nursing with Singapore   ... 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

26.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH World bank lauds e-devices for managing pds   In Chhattisgarh, electronic devices for the Public Distribution System (PDS) for food assistance reduced ‘leakages’ from 52 per cent in 2005 to 9 per cent in 2012, says World Development Report of the World Bank 2019 titled ‘ The Changing Nature of Work’ (Working Draft) released on April 20 this year.   Social insurance programs such as India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme have been linked to decreased violence by offering up alternative sources of income to those who might be tempted to join local insurgencies , it informed.   Administrative ... Read more

11.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Bhoramdev sanctuary not to be tiger reserve: min   The State Government has shelved its plan to declare Bhoramdev Sanctuary as a Tiger Reserve, Forest Minister Mahesh Gagda.   The Minister said that the decision was taken in the interest of forest dwellers.   Gagda also said that no forest dweller would be displaced from any forest village in the name of Tiger Reserve at the Bhoramdev Sanctuary.   The Government is committed to bringing the Baiga tribals in the development mainstream. A number of government schemes have been launched for the welfare of the forest dwellers , he ... Read more

21.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 16 model fertilizer retail shops in c’garh   A total of 16  Model Fertilizer Retail shops have been opened in Chhattisgarh so far, the Central Government has informed.   During Budget 2016-17, it was announced that over a period of three years, 2000 Model Fertilizer Retail Shops would be opened across the country. The target has been achieved and 2044 Model Fertilizer Retail Shops have been made operational.   Model Fertilizer Retail Shops provide mandatory services like selling of quality fertilizers at genuine rates, soil testing, seed testing, promotion of balanced use of nutrients etc. Some optional services are ... Read more

23.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 55,81,443 smart cards prepared in c’garh so far   Health Minister Ajay Chandrakar informed the Chhattisgarh Assembly on Thursday that a total of 61,96,110 smart cards are targetted to be made under National Health Insurance Scheme and Chief Minster Health Insurance Scheme. In a written reply to BJP member Shivratan Sharma, he said that 55,81,443 smart cards had been made so far in the state. INTERNATIONAL   India ranks 81 in global corruption perception index   The 2017 corruption perception index, released by anti-graft watchdog Transparency International, has ranked India at 81 among 180 countries and territories.   India’s ... Read more

03.02.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Raman invites herbal majors to set up mfg units in c’garh   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday invited reputed herbal products manufacturers of the country to set up units for production of herbal medicines in Chhattisgarh.   He was addressing the inaugural programme of two-day national symposium on ‘Vanoshadhi Chhattisgarh 2018″ based on herbal medicines here.   On the occasion, Singh released souvenir published by Chhattisgarh State Medicinal Plant Board.   The Chief Minister informed the herbal medicine manufacturing companies attending the symposium about the scope of farming, production and market for herbal medicines in Chhattisgarh.   He ... 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