Ministry of Railways

12.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   C’garh only state to distribute rs 700 cr bonus to tendupatta collectors’   Chief Minister Raman Singh inaugurated and performed bhumi-pujan of 21 development works worth nearly Rs 100 crore in the public meeting held at playground of Government Higher Secondary School Hringirishi in the district.   This includes extension work of 22-km long Nagri distributary of Sondhur canal till Dugli and renewal work of 61-km long road from Dhamtari to Nagri worth Rs 60.53 crore.   The Chief Minister said that he had sanctioned canal related demand of people during Lok Suraaj campaign, and now he is ... Read more

31.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh among 5 states asked to nominate representative   Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal has issued notice under Rule 4 of the Inter-State River Water Disputes Rules, 1959 to the State Governments of Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra to nominate their representatives for adjudication of Mahanadi River Water Disputes latest by August 6, 2018.   The notice also mentioned that if no nominations were received by the due date, the case may be decided in the absence of any representation of State Government.   Earlier on the request of Government of Odisha made under Section 3 of Inter-State ... Read more

24.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh east west rail corridor may complete by 2020   The Chhattisgarh East-West Rail Corridor project is expected to be complete by 2020, officials informed.   The proposed track from  Gevra Road to Pendra via Dipka, Katghora, Sindurgarh and Pasan has a length of 135 km, Urga- Kusmunda has a length of about 16 km and Feeder Lines of about 35 km. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 4970 crore.   Notably, freight train with speed of maximum 100 kms per hour will pass through Chhattisgarh in the East-West Corridor (Kolkata-Mumbai).   The train will traverse through ... Read more

10.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rlys to set up 50 mw solar plant in bhilai   The Ministry of Railways has planned to set up a 50 MW solar plant at vacant railway land in Bhilai , the Central Government has informed. It has planned to set up 500 MW solar plants on land based system for meeting its Non-Traction and Traction requirements, mostly through Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) using vacant Railway/private/Government lands . Remaining capacity shall be procured from solar parks across the country or by setting up solar plants on vacant Railway land subsequently. In Maharashtra, at present, no land based solar ... Read more

12.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Centre considering sai facility for archery in c’garh: centre   The Chhattisgarh Government has moved a proposal for opening of Sports Authority of India (SAI) Centre in Archery discipline at Shivtarai Village in Bilaspur district of  Chhattisgarh, the Central Government has informed.   The proposal to start a SAI Extension Centre at Shivtarai Village, Kota Tehsil, Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) is under consideration, it informed.   Sports being a State subject, promotion and development of Sports in the country is primarily the onus of the State Government.   In order to complement/supplement the efforts of the States in this regard, the ... Read more

10.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh tourism board to launch ‘tourism on wheels’ campaign   In an endeavour to promote and attract adventure tourism in form of ‘Bicycle Tourism,’ the Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) is launching its campaign ‘Tourism on Wheels’.   Under the campaign, Tour-De-Raipur would be organised from January 14 while Tour-De-Chhattisgarh would be held from January 26.   The Tour-De-Chhattisgarh which is being organised with collaboration of Nagpur based organisation would start from Marine Drive on January 26.   The riders in it would have to travel around 400 kms via Sirpur, Barnavapara, Gagrel, Kondagaon, Chitrakot, Tirathgarh, Kutambsar and would end ... Read more

27 .12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Five new rly line projects in pipeline: ministry   As many as five new railway line and six track doubling projects are in different stages of execution which fall partly or fully in the State of C’garh, the Union Railway Ministry has informed. Therefore, 19 projects of new lines and double tracks having a total cost of Rs  23,710 crore are in different stages of execution which fall partly or fully in the State of Chhattisgarh. The aggregate length of these projects is around Rs  2,742 Km. The project of new railway line with electrification  from Katghora- Mungeli-Kawardha-Khairagarh-Dongargarh Corridor ... Read more

21.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 42 persons died due to elephant attacks in c’garh this year:centre   A total of 42 persons have died due to elephant attacks in Chhattisgarh as on October 2017 in the current year (2017-18), the Union Ministry of Environment , Forests and Climate Change has informed. There is no elephant reserve project in the State of Chhattisgarh. One elephant reserve consisting of three sanctuaries was notified in the year 2011 which also includes Badalkhol Sanctuary of Jashpur district. An amount of Rs. 3.00 Lakh has been released to Badalkhol Sanctuary for the year 2017-18, it informed. Notably, with the ... Read more