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12.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM opens toll-free service 104 for disabled   Chief Minister Raman Singh launched a toll-free number 104 for the differently-abled, senior citizens, destitutes and transgenders at his official residence here.   The facility was introduced by the Social Welfare Department. Singh called up on the toll-free number and congratulated the Call Attendant.   Senior citizens, widows, destitutes and transgenders can avail  the facility by just dialing toll-free number-104. The caller will be updated on the State Government policies. The service is available round-the-clock on all days.   Counselling also will be provided to physically handicapped. Complaints can also be ... Read more

11.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH All govt buildings to be disabled friendly by 2022   All Government buildings in Chhattisgarh would be made disabled friendly by 2022.   The building infrastructure would also be friendly to the senior citizens and the third genders, he said while chairing a meeting here.   The department would make transfer and  postings of the disabled persons based on their convenience by formulating rules accordingly.   The Government would be implementing a host of policies keeping in mind the welfare of the disabled, he said while chairing a meeting of departmental officials at the Mantralaya here.   The government ... 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

Hindu Dharma: General characteristics and some common beliefs

Hindu Dharma: General characteristics and some common beliefs – Purusharthas– rituals and ethics – festivals and sacred days – pilgrimage and fairs. Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world. It is a religion followed by several racial and ethnic groups. The Hindu sacred texts deal with the ethical behaviour of an individual of a family and of society in general. They also discuss and prescribe rules of administration, politics, statesmanship, legal principles and statecraft. Hinduism, the world’s oldest religion, has no beginning–it precedes recorded history. It has no human founder. It is a mystical religion, leading the ... Read more

26.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH World bank lauds e-devices for managing pds   In Chhattisgarh, electronic devices for the Public Distribution System (PDS) for food assistance reduced ‘leakages’ from 52 per cent in 2005 to 9 per cent in 2012, says World Development Report of the World Bank 2019 titled ‘ The Changing Nature of Work’ (Working Draft) released on April 20 this year.   Social insurance programs such as India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme have been linked to decreased violence by offering up alternative sources of income to those who might be tempted to join local insurgencies , it informed.   Administrative ... 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

14.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM dedicates india’s 2nd largest start-up incubation centre   Chief Minister Raman Singh dedicated the country’s second largest Start-Up Incubation Centre ’36 Inc’ in the capital.   The Start -Up industrialists are provided with ultra-modern techniques and latest gadgets. The Centre consists of 3-D printers, laser cutter, electronic testing and multi-media construction facilities. 125 Start-Up industrialists started their works immediately after the launch of the kendra.   The Chief Minister while encouraging the budding Start-Up industrialists said that if they work with total dedication they will definitely attain success.   He wished the youth a bright future and added ... Read more

READ: India – Israel Relations

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam     India – Israel Relations Israel, officially State of Israel, in the Middle East, located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bounded to the north by Lebanon, to the northeast by Syria, to the east and southeast by Jordan, to the southwest by Egypt, and to the west by the Mediterranean Sea. Jerusalem is the seat of government and the proclaimed capital, although the latter status has not received wide international recognition.   Israel is a small country with a ... Read more

READ: Interlinking of Rivers

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam After Cauvery: A look at other inter-state water tussles   The Supreme Court on February 16 delivered its verdict on Cauvery river water sharing between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, and Puducherry, bringing an end to a decade-old case. However, the dispute can be considered settled only when the Cauvery Management Board comes into effect and the three States and the Union Territory amicably share the water among themselves even during stressful times such as a drought.   The ... Read more

13.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh asked to create 2k ‘suryamitras’ in 5 yrs   The Chhattisgarh Government has been given a target of creating 2000 ‘Suryamitras’ by the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy who could be trained for seeking employment in the solar energy sector during the next five years, officials informed.   The Suryamitra Skill Development Program (SSDP) aims to develop the skills of youth, considering the opportunities for employment in the growing Solar Energy Power Project’s installation, operation and maintenance in India and abroad.   The SSDP is also designed to prepare the candidates to become new entrepreneurs in ... Read more