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06.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Subsidised rice scheme will never be stopped: raman   Chief Minister Raman Singh said that subsidized rice scheme of the Chhattisgarh Government will never be discontinued as it is  State’s most ambitious project .   He was addressing a massive public meeting at Manpur in Rajnandgaon district as a part of his ongoing State-wide Vikas Yatra.   He also transferred paddy bonus worth Rs 15 .89 crore to about 17 694 farmers online.   Singh said that by the time farmers reach their destinations, the amount of paddy bonus will be transferred to their bank accounts.   He also ... Read more

29-30.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 38 items filed in c’garh with investment worth rs 2,483 cr in 2017   A total of 38 Industrial Entrepreneurs Memorandum (IEM) were filed in Chhattisgarh with total investment of Rs 2,483 crore as on December 31, 2017.   This was compared to 50 IEMs filed with proposed investment of Rs 11,853 crores during 2016-17, as per the annual report 2017-18 of the Department of Industrial Promotion and Policy (DIPP).   A total of five Industrial Entrepreneurship Memorandum (IEM) (Part B) form were filed by the entrepreneurs for setting up projects and commencement of production in Chhattisgarh involving proposed  ... Read more

15-16.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH PM flags off historic train service in maoist heartland   Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated historic railway line and passenger train service in insurgency infested Kanker district in North Bastar.   The Prime Minister gifted the long-awaited link on the auspicious occasion of birth anniversary of architect of Constitution Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at village Jangla in Bijapur district via video-conferencing.   The railway track links Dallhirajhara in Balod  district to Bhanupratapur in North Bastar.   The track is part of the 235 kilometres rail project linking Dallhirajhara -Ravghat-Jagdalpur.   Modi congratulated the citizens of the State while ... 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

06.02.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh gets huge direct benefits from union budget 2018-19 Chhattisgarh will be receiving huge boost to its various sectors from the Union Budget 2018-19.   Some of the key announcements in the Budget which would have direct benefits for Chhattisgarh are as follows:   The Minimum Support Price (MSP) for all unannounced kharif crops will be one and half times of their production cost like majority of rabi crops. The Institutional Farm Credit raised to 11 lakh crore in 2018-19 from 8.5 lakh crore in 2014-15. If price of the agriculture produce market is less than MSP, then in ... Read more

18.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt puts off survey for new helipads across state   The Chhattisgarh Government has put off plans for now to get ‘Obstruction Limitation Surveys’ (OLS) done for new helipads across the State.   The tender has been recalled due to some unavoidable reasons, officials informed.   Chhattisgarh is aggressively focussing on development of three regional airports mainly Jagdalpur, Ambikapur and Raigarh under the Regional Connectivity Scheme of the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, officials informed.   The State has already spent more than Rs 34 crore in the development of the aforesaid three air strips.   The State government ... Read more

09.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Computerised Vehicle Fitness Testing Centre Soon   The Chhattisgarh Government will soon set up a computerised fitness testing centre for vehicles, officials informed.   Notably, Transport Minister Rajesh Munat in July this year had announced that there will now be no more permits issued for purchase of new fossil fuel powered auto rickshaws in the State.   Chairing a meeting of the State Road Safety Council in the Mantralaya here, the Minister also stated that sale of e-rickshaws will be promoted in Raipur city.   He directed officials to be firm with people who don’t wear helmet while riding ... Read more

02.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Cecb to set up ‘central environment laboratory’   The Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board (CECB) will  establish a ‘Central Environment Laboratory’ in the State, officials informed. The CECB is already in the process of preparing a concrete action plan for controlling pollution in the entire State including Raipur. On the other hand, Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS) is installing  an integrated real time online monitoring system for monitoring the stack emission, ambient air and effluent parameters from the various industries located across Chhattisgarh, officials informed. The objective is to acquire accurate and high integrity real time measurements of the emission ... Read more

20.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh government reduces interest on loan under Saksham Yojna   Chhattisgarh State Government has reduced the rate of interest on loan given to women and their self-help groups (SHGs) under ‘Saksham Yojna’from 6.5 percent to 5 percent. Saksham Yojana too is operated by Chhattisgarh Mahila Kosh, under which loans to the tune of Rs 72 lakh had been distributed to about 111 SHGs during the current fiscal year 2017-18.     INTERNATIONAL   ·       India, Brazil, South Africa sign IBSA Trust Fund agreement   India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) have signed the IBSA Trust Fund Agreement that seeks to fight ... Read more

19.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Csidc Pushes For More New Food Processing Units In State   Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation Limited (CSIDC) is inviting proposals from companies/promoters for setting up of Food Processing, Fruit & Vegetables Processing and Non-Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) units to provide modern infrastructure facilities for food processing sector in the State   Special incentives packages has been notified for companies/promoters interested in setting up units in areas of Food Processing, Fruit & Vegetable Processing and Non Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) processing in State of Chhattisgarh having investment intent of Rs 500 Crore and more, officials informed.   Notably, the  ... Read more