National Nutrition

08.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh recruiting transgender in police force   In a bid to employ transgender people in police force, the recruit drive going on for 4th battalion for constables, 10 transgender of the 40 applied, have cleared the physical fitness test. Even as Chhattisgarh is the first state in country to have decided to recruit TGs in police force, the applicants have been sweating out to clear the training and fitness sessions. Police officials said that 40 TGs had applied for the recruitment in police force and the process to absorb them would be similar to the parameters of male or female. ... Read more

05.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Pmgsy road dev work for 2018-19 to begin soon   The State Government will soon start construction of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) batch-I year 2018-19 , officials informed.   The State of Chhattisgarh has reported to have constructed 81 roads measuring length 410.42 Km under New Connectivity and 2 roads measuring length 8.25 Km roads under upgradation till December, 2017, the Central Government has informed.   As per PMGSY guidelines, maintenance of roads constructed under the programme is the responsibility of the State Governments and all road works are covered by initial five year maintenance ... 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

09.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Over 30l applications received in phase-1   In the first phase of State-wide ‘Lok Suraaj Abhiyan 2018’, more than 30.10 lakh applications related to various issues were received for various departments at the collection camps organized in all 27 districts, officials informed.   Redressal of these applications is in progress. The State Government has also created a website for providing information regarding Lok Suraaj Abhiyan to citizens.   It is noteworthy that this year Lok Suraaj Abhiyaan is being organized in three phases. In the first phase from January 12 to  14, applications were collected through redressal boxes placed ... Read more

02-12-2017 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt to tie up with pvt firms for training progs in livelihood colleges   State Project Livelihood College Society will be registering firms having a proven track record in imparting skill development training for providing training to the youth of Chhattisgarh in Livelihood Colleges, officials informed. Notably, the Chhattisgarh Right of Youth to Skill Development Act, 2013 grants every person between the ages of 14 and 45 years the right to develop her or his skills.   The Government of Chhattisgarh is also conscious of the need to expand residential training facilities to secure the exercise of this right ... Read more

06.09.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Chhattisgarh boy’s short film earns applause at ‘Swachh’ fest A five minute short film by AmirHashmi from Chhattisgarh received a lot of acclaim at the ‘Swachh Bharat’ short film festival.   The festival was organised by the ministry of information and broadcasting, along with National Film Development Corporation.   The short film titled ‘Mirror’, which also stars director Amir as the protagonist, is the story of a recluse who realizes the importance of cleanliness through a mirror found in a bin that shows him a reflection of his former self.   INTERNATIONAL   India and Japan to step up Defence Cooperation   India ... Read more