Jitendra Singh

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

19.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Nrda bags key award for smart city project   Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA) was chosen as the winner of BW BusinessWorld Digital India Summit Awards 2018 under Best ICT (Information Communication Technology) implementation in a Smart City for its Integrated Smart City Project.   The 4th edition of this event was organized at the Shangri La Hotel in New Delhi. The awards are given with the aim of recognizing and encouraging technological initiatives in the country, and Naya Raipur left behind several other Smart City based ICT projects to win this award.   The event witnessed participation of ... 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

06.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Over 4.52l farmers to benefit from ‘krishak jeevan jyoti yojana’   Under State Government’s ‘Krishak Jeevan Jyoti Yojana’, Rs 2,975 crores have been provisioned in the Budget of new fiscal year 2018-19, for electricity supply at concessional rates to farmers of Chhattisgarh for irrigation, officials informed.   More than 4.52 lakh farmers will be benefited by this initiative.   Chief Minister Raman Singh informed that State Government will be spending Rs 2975 crore for Krishak Jeevan Jyoti Yojana in the new fiscal year.   Under the scheme, 1.19 lakh out of 4.52 lakh farmers of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled ... 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

07-08.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Cm’s son launches ‘adopt a block’, ‘adopt a village’ programme   In a first of its kind initiative, Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Abhishek Singh– son of Chief Minister Raman Singh launched ‘Adopt a Block’ and ‘Adopt a Village’ program and welcomed corporate companies to collaborate with the local administrations on various socio-economic development projects.   He was addressing CSR Partnership Roundtable at Constitution Club in New Delhi.   More than 40 CSR heads of leading corporate such as LG Electronics, Airtel, HCL Technologies, Jindal Power, Wockhardt Foundation, IDFC Bank, Jubilant Life Sciences, Vedanta – Bharat ... Read more

26 .12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Bill to acquire tribal land for dev. Schemes passed   The Chhattisgarh Assembly passed the Chhattisgarh Land Revenue Code (Amendment) bill which would facilitate the government to acquire tribal land for various development schemes.   After tabling the bill, the minister said that the amendment in the previous Act will ease the process of land acquisition in the tribal areas for various welfare schemes. INTERNATIONAL   Belgium appoints world’s first female ambassador to Saudi Arabia   Belgium has become the first country to appoint a female ambassador to Saudi Arabia in spite of the Gulf nation’s shocking women’s rights ... Read more