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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

24.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Union cabinet nod to 1028 mobile tower locations in lwe regions   The proposal for a total of 1028 mobile tower locations have been approved by the Central Government for Chhattisgarh in 16 Left Wing Extremist (LWE) infested districts, the Central government has informed.   The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the “Universal Service Obligation Fund [USOF]” supported scheme to provide mobile services at 4072 tower locations identified by MHA in inhabited uncovered areas affected by Left Wing Extremism [LWE] of 96 districts in 10 States including Chhattisgarh for Phase-ll project.  The total project cost ... Read more

17.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh announces 50k subsidy on e-rickshaw   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday announced subsidy up to Rs 50,000 on purchase of e-rickshaw in state, through Lbaour Department.   Earlier Swarna Jayanti Rozgar Yojana was conducted for livelihood and self-employment in which participation of men and women were equal. Now it has been named as ‘Bihaan’, which means ‘morning’. This scheme has been entirely dedicated to women. Under this scheme, women self-help groups are constituted.   Till date, more than 1.24 lakh women self-help groups have been constituted in state under State Rural Livelihood Mission. Chhattisgarh government has decided ... 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

08.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Bauxite exploration underway in six c’garh distts: centre   The exploration of bauxite mineral reserves had been going on in Kabirdham, Surguja, Balrampur, Jashpur, Kanker and Kondagaon districts of Chhattisgarh, the Central Government has informed.   The mining activities of major minerals including Bauxite, are regulated as per the provisions contained in Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957 and the rules framed thereunder. The MMDR Act and the Rules there under have been framed after wide consultation with all stakeholders, including State Governments, it informed.   Further, the measures for conservation of minerals, including bauxite are ... Read more

01.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

  CHHATTISGARH   C’garh sets 8.38l domestic power connection distribution target   The Chhattisgarh Government under ‘Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana’ (Saubhagya Yojana) has a target to provide electricity connection to 8.38 lakh households of the state. For this, a proposal of Rs 838 crore has been sent to  the Central Government, officials informed. This included 67 villages of Sukma district, 23 villages of Bijapur district, and four villages of Dantewada district and one village in Narayanpur to grid. About the electrification of villages of these districts, Managing Director of Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd (CSPDCL) Ankit ... 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

11.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’GARH AMONG SIX STATES ADJUDGED ‘BEST PERFORMING STATE’   Chhattigarh is one of the six States which had been adjudged among ‘Best Performing State in the country for Phase-I implementation of BHARAT NET project, the Central Government announced.   Under the award categories, UP(East), Maharashtra, MP, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Jharkhand were adjudged as the Best performing States which implemented BharatNet Phase-I project, it informed.   Kerala, Karnataka and Haryana were the States which covered all the Gram Panchayats (GPs) under the Project.   Karnataka bagged the award for  Best Utilisation of BharatNet. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and CSC ... Read more

07-08.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Cm’s son launches ‘adopt a block’, ‘adopt a village’ programme   In a first of its kind initiative, Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Abhishek Singh– son of Chief Minister Raman Singh launched ‘Adopt a Block’ and ‘Adopt a Village’ program and welcomed corporate companies to collaborate with the local administrations on various socio-economic development projects.   He was addressing CSR Partnership Roundtable at Constitution Club in New Delhi.   More than 40 CSR heads of leading corporate such as LG Electronics, Airtel, HCL Technologies, Jindal Power, Wockhardt Foundation, IDFC Bank, Jubilant Life Sciences, Vedanta – Bharat ... Read more

30.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 39,870 registered under noni suraksha yojana’   Nearly 39,870 daughters have been registered in Chhattisgarh under ‘Noni Suraksha Yojana’ in last quarters to three years.   This scheme was launched by Women and Child Development Department of State Government on April 1, 2014. Under this scheme, an account in Life Insurance Corporation of India is opened in the name of each beneficiary daughter and Rs 5,000 is deposited in this account every year for five years.   Beneficiary daughter can withdraw the amount of one lakh, if she is not married till the age of 18 years and has ... Read more