Information Technology

13.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Ekyc must before smartphone distribution: govt   The Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY) in Chhattisgarh is the world’s largest such programme for distribution of smartphones and for augmenting the telecom network.   Under this scheme, over 50 lakh smartphones will be distributed to rural households and urban poor households. This scheme is also the single largest ever activity to drive gender empowerment as the beneficiary in each household is the female of the household.   CHiPS, the nodal agency for IT in Chhattisgarh, has been working on this complex project along with the Panchayat and Rural Development Department and ... Read more

08.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh bags award for being top gem buyer Government e-Marketplace (GeM), an online portal developed by the Central Government to ensure transparency and quality in government-related procurement, has awarded Chhattisgarh for being a top buyer of this platform.   The award was given at a national workshop of Centre and State governments in New Delhi recently.   Chhattisgarh Chief Secretary Ajay Singh received the award at the hands of Quality Council of India Chairman Adil Zainulbhai and Union Commerce Secretary Rita A Teaotia.   The award was given for making a purchase of more than Rs 15 crore through ... Read more

DECISION MAKING

Concept and meaning   Decision making is the process of identifying and selecting a course of action to solve a specific problem.   Decision making involves the selection of a course of action from among two or more possible alternatives in order to arrive at a solution for a given problem.   Decision-making is an essential aspect of modern management. It is a primary function of management. A manager’s major job is sound rational decision making. He takes hundred of decision consciously. Decision-making is the key part of manager’s activities. Decisions are important as they determine both managerial and organizational ... Read more

07.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 15 c’garh districts under brgf programme   Fifteen districts of Chhattisgarh have been covered  under Ministry of Panchayati Raj’s District component of Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF) Programme, the Central Government has informed.   The districts are namely– Bastar, Bijapur, Bilaspur, Dantewada, Dhamtari, Jashpur, Kabirdham, Kanker, Korba, Korea, Mahasammund, Narayanpur, Raigarh, Rajnandgaon and Sarguja covered under the BRGF Programme.   The backward districts under the BRGF Programme were selected on the basis of rank of backwardness on chosen parameters relating to income deprivation, health and education status, social backwardness and infrastructural inadequacy.   After the acceptance of the recommendations ... Read more

15.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 5,987 c’garh villages to have wifi by 2019   Chief Secretary Ajay Singh chaired a meeting of State-level Co-ordination Committee for BharatNet Project Phase-II at the Mantralaya.   The Chief Secretary reviewed in detail the works taken up to ensure network connectivity of all villages in the State by 2019.   Singh directed the officials to submit the information on status of the project from district, block and village panchayat levels alongwith the assessment of connectivity speed within a forthnight.   He also directed Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society  (CHiPS) to hold training programmes at State an District levels.   ... Read more

01.03.18 (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. This included 67 villages of Sukma district, 23 villages of Bijapur district, and four villages of Dantewada district and one village in Narayanpur to grid. About the electrification of villages of these districts, Managing Director of Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd (CSPDCL) Ankit ... 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

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

Importance of Science & Technology as an engine for national development- Industrial development & Urbanization

Importance of Science & Technology as an engine for national development- Industrial development & Urbanization Professor Freeman J. Dyson, of Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, in his book “Infinite in all Directions,” had this to say about Technology: “Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of Life, it is perhaps the greatest of God’s gifts. It is the mother of civilization, of Arts and of Sciences. Technology continues to grow to liberate mankind from the constraints of the past. The most revolutionary aspect of technology is its mobility. Anybody can learn it. It jumps easily over barriers of ... Read more

31.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Nabard to lend rs 29,245 cr for farm sector   The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) would lend Rs 29,245 crore for agriculture activities in Chhattisgarh with focus on ‘Per Drop More Crop’, Mudra and Skill India (MSME) and climate change in the coming financial year 2018-19.   The State Focus Paper (SFP) highlighting the same and containing farm credit of 29,245 crores   For doubling the income of farmers the NABARD has decided to strengthen the dairy sector in the state. Regarding water conservation under ‘Per Drop More Crop’, it has decided to promote micro ... Read more