Minister Sushma Swaraj

10-11.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt to hold ‘gram sabhas’ in 19 districts   The Chhattisgarh Government has decided to organize Gram Sabhas in 85 tribal dominated development blocks of 19 districts, which are included under fifth notification of PESA Act, on June 10 and 11.   Gram Sabhas will be organized in 5055 Gram Panchayats of these blocks, wherein information regarding the achievements and the schemes of Food, Civil Supply Department, Panchayat and Rural Development Department, Forest Department and Tribal and Scheduled Caste Development Department, along with the schemes conducted by Central Government and State Government will be provided.   In compliance to ... 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

07.02.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt not to use panchayat fund for sky   In a major decision, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister announced that the funds granted by 14th Finance Commission for development and welfare of panchayats would not be utilised in the Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY) scheme. Chief Minister while interacting with the panchayat representatives affirmed them that for installing mobile towers in rural areas now the state fund would be utilized instead of the panchayat funds.   Notably, the Government has designed the Sanchar Kranti Yojna (CG-SKY) for providing a solution to improve the telecom connectivity in the state of Chhattisgarh by incentivizing ... Read more

24-25 .12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM launches ‘prerna’ notebook for students of ashram schools   The notebook is published by the Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes Development Department for the students of Ashram schools and hostels. The life and times of Veerangana Rani Durgawati, revolutionary Birsa Munda, Amar Shaheed Gendh Singh, great social reformer Guru Baba Ghasidas, Amar Shaheed Veernarayan Singh, revolutionary Gundadhoor have been included in the booklet. Various developmental activities of the State Government have also been incorporated in the notebook. Assembly Speaker  Gaurishankar Agrawal and several State Cabinet Ministers were also present on the occasion.     INTERNATIONAL   India to set ... 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

07.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Guru Baba Ghasidas Gave New Identity To C’garh: Prez   President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said that 18th century legendary social reformer and truth seeker Guru Baba Ghasidas gave new identity to Chhattisgarh.   He was addressing a gathering after laying the foundation stone of a Community Hall to be built at a cost of Rs 2.25 crore here.   Chief Minister Raman Singh presided over the function.   It was the President’s maiden visit to Chhattisgarh after him assuming office.   Kovind said that Ghiroudhpuri is a religious place of great significance to all Indians as it ... Read more

24.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Creda To Install Solar-Based Water Purification Systems   Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Authority (CREDA) will be installing solar photo voltaic water purification system in various locations of the State.   Notably, Chhattisgarh will procure additional power from renewable energy sources to the tune of approximately 700 MW by FY 2018.   With this the average power purchase cost for Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd (CSPDCL) based on the above power availability will increase from Rs 2.58 /kWh in FY 2015-16 to Rs 3.12 /kWh in FY 2018, the officials further informed.   The rates have been derived based ... Read more

22-23.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Mobile App For Milk Distribution Soon   The State Government will get developed a Mobile Application for distribution of milk under Chhattisgarh State Co-operative Dairy Federation, officials informed.   Chhattisgarh- traditionally the rice bowl of India is trying very hard to earn a name for itself in the dairying arena by augmenting milk production nearing levels achieved by Gujarat.   Notably, the Chhattisgarh State Cooperative Dairy Federation is one of the largest Cooperative Dairy Federations in Chhattisgarh, owned and managed by milk producers of the State.   The Central government’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the ... Read more