Ministry of Women and Child Development

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

06-07.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Ethnic tourist village at chitrakote & kurdar soon   The development of Ethnic Tourist Village at Chitrakote and Kurdar  will soon start in Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   The Central Government has put up the anticipated timeline for completion of the Tribal Tourism Circuit  in Chhattisgarh to be 2019-20.   The Tribal Tourism Circuit will provide an opportunity to the tourists to witness and experience tribal culture and traditions in Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   The key components for development under the project are ‘Ethnic Tourist Village’ and ‘Ethnic Tourist Development’, Destination Development and Wayside amenities.   The project would be ... Read more

18.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Mahanadi Dispute: Centre hands over ToR to tribunal chairman   The Centre shared the terms of reference (ToR) of the Mahanadi Water Dispute Tribunal (MWDT) with its chairman and Supreme Court judge Justice A M Khanwilkar.   Union water resources secretary UP Singh handed over the ToR to the tribunal chairman in New Delhi.   According to an official statement, the tribunal chairperson was briefed by the Union secretary about the profile of Mahanadi, development of water resource projects by various states and dispute in sharing of its waters.   The Union secretary also informed that the Central government is taking all ... Read more

20.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 14k villages in gariaband to be electrified by may: CM   All the targetted 14,000 villages in gariaband district will receive electricity connection by end of may month this year, chief minister raman singh informed.   He was speaking at a ‘grievance redressal camp’ organised at madagaon in the insurgency infested district as part of the lok suraj campaign.   The chief minister later reached supebeda and announced that rs50,000 each will be given to the persons affected with kidney ailments and also announced that ration card of each family will be prepared, earlier and madagaon and umrailkala villages, ... Read more

10.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

  CHHATTISGARH Over 2000 people play Shankh at Rajim Kumbh Mela to create world record   A record was set on the second day of Rajim Kumbh Mela in Chhattisgarh after over 2,100 saints and locals blew ‘shankh’ (conch shells) together. Golden Book of World Records certified the record. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh had inaugurated Rajim Kumbh Mela and Ganga Aarti performance at banks of river Mahanadi in Gariyaband’s Rajim.     INTERNATIONAL   ·        Intel sets a Guinness world record with 1,218 drones at 2018 Winter Olympic Games   The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games 2018 saw a record-setting performance of 1,218 drones (unmanned ... 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

23.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh gains major success in fight against malnutrition: govt   Chhattisgarh has garnered significant success in the battle against malnutrition within just five years. In this campaign against malnutrition, the State has been getting promising results, officials informed.   Nearly 50,000 anganwadi centres are providing services such as nutritious food distribution and vaccination, and ‘Vazan Tyohar’ is being celebrated every year since last five years as a result of which there has been nearly 10 per cent decline in the malnutrition rate of children of age group 0-5 years.   ‘Vazan Tyohar’ is being celebrated in aanganwadi centres from ... Read more

12-13.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh’s Paddy Procurement Drive To Begin From Nov 15   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday announced that his Government had set up 1992 paddy procurement centres across the State to facilitate paddy procurement from 15.79 lakh farmers from November 15 till January 31.   Chief Minister said that tendu patta is the main source of income for nearly 14 lakh families and keeping this in view, State Government has increased the wages of tendu patta collectors from Rs 450 per standard sack to ‘1500 per standard sack and then to ‘1800 per standard sack.   Now in the ... Read more

18.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Multi Commodity Cold Storage Chambers In 5 Districts Soon The Chhattisgarh Government has commenced the process for design and engineering development of Multi Commodity Cold Storage Chambers for Horticulture produce  at Mandi/sub Mandi yards of  Raipur, Durg, Rajnandgaon Bilaspur and Raigarh districts. The Minister said that he considers himself lucky that he got an opportunity to serve the farmers and always makes efforts to improve their living conditions. He was addressing the members of Progressive Farmers’ Union at village Khapri (Kumhari) in Durg district. The core objective of the projects is to make the scheme of cold chain value ... Read more

03 & 04.09.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   ·               Jaypee plans to raise Rs 2k cr, to sell Bhilai Jaypee Cement.   ð Debt-ridden Jaiprakash Associates  said its proposed sale of entire 74 per cent stake in Bhilai Jaypee Cement Ltd for an enterprise value of Rs 1,450 crore is expected to be concluded by year-end and plans to raise up to Rs 2,000 crore through sale of securities.   ð Bhilai Jaypee Cement owns 1.1 MTPA clinker plant at Satna in MP and 2.2 MTPA cement grinding Unit at Bhilai, Chhattisgarh.   ð Jaiprakash Associates has also sought shareholders nod for an enabling special resolution to raise up to Rs 2,000 ... Read more