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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

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

12.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh preparing for launch of ‘gram swaraj mission’   The Chhattisgarh Government has commenced preparations for Central Government’s nation-wide launch of ‘Gram Swaraj Mission’ from April 14 to May 5.   The State Women and Child Development Department will organize several programmes  relating to the ‘National Nutrition Mission’ at gram sabhas of the panchayats.   Gram Sabhas in the State are a part of Gram Swaraj Mission. The villagers will be informed regarding the malnourishment levels of each Anganwadi centres in the panchayats.   The Gram Sabhas will be organized in about 10,971 gram panchayats from April 14 -the ... Read more

28.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Raipur witnesses a magnificent arangetram performance   Elegance and gracility were the words which best defined the Bharatnatyam Arangetram of Kumari Ray, which brought quite a few dance gurus from various parts of India and classical dance lovers of Raipur under one roof.   Arangetram is not only the first public performance of a trained dancer but it is also a test of stamina and the training you’ve had over the years   INTERNATIONAL   World Theatre Day: 27 March   World Theatre Day was initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI).   It is celebrated annually on the 27th March by ... 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

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

25.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Survey of river banks for plantation soon   Recently Chief Secretary had discussions on minor forest produce procurement, afforestation, wild life conservation, bonus to tendu patta collectors, herbal processing and several other issues.   The Chief Secretary called upon the officials to conduct a survey of the river banks for conducting plantations.   He stressed upon the bamboo production and tissue culture. The forest area covers 59, 772 kms in Chhattisgarh.   There are 19, 720 villages out of which 11, 185 villages’ citizens live within a radius of five kilometer from the forest region and they are dependent ... Read more

24.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 5 new agriculture colleges to be set up in state: brijmohan   Five new agriculture colleges will come up in the State, Chhattisgarh Agriculture Minister Brijmohan Agrawal announced on Sunday at a national symposium held here at Indira Gandhi Agriculture University.   In the symposium, the Minister declared that new agriculture colleges would be opened in Kurud, Mahasamund, Balod, Korba and Jashpur. He was addressing symposium held on the topic relating to paddy production.   The Minister also appealed the agriculture scientists to work on micro irrigation technique of drip and sprinkler to overcome from the problem of water ... Read more

05.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH State govt to develop 3 regional airports   The Chhattisgarh Government has undertaken development of Bilaspur, Jagdalpur and Ambikapur airstrip under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), officials informed.   A total Rs 76.50 crore has been sanctioned by Government of Chhattisgarh for development of Ambikapur, Bilaspur and Jagdalpur Airports uut of which, an amount of Rs 39.43 crore has been earmarked by the State government towards development of infrastructure at these airports.   In the financial year 2017-18, Airports Authority of India (AAI) has earmarked an amount of Rs 32.66 crore and has spent Rs 21.08 crore towards development of ... Read more

06-12-2017 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh starts work on inter-linking rivers: brijmohan   The Chhattisgarh Government has started work for inter-linking rivers to extend irrigation facilities across the State, State Agriculture Minister Brijmohan Agrawal told reporters. Mahanadi river would be linked with Tandula, Pairi with Mahanadi, Rehar with Stem, Ahiran with Kharang and Hasdeo with Kevai.   Under Chirag project, there is a project proposal of Rs 1500 crore and funding from the World Bank is being sought. Around four lakh farmer families will be linked to the scheme . Moreover, around 50,000 youths will be given skill training in Agriculture under the project.  ... Read more