Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

13.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Ekyc must before smartphone distribution: govt   The Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY) in Chhattisgarh is the world’s largest such programme for distribution of smartphones and for augmenting the telecom network.   Under this scheme, over 50 lakh smartphones will be distributed to rural households and urban poor households. This scheme is also the single largest ever activity to drive gender empowerment as the beneficiary in each household is the female of the household.   CHiPS, the nodal agency for IT in Chhattisgarh, has been working on this complex project along with the Panchayat and Rural Development Department and ... Read more

22-23.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Centre may apply for adb loan for c’garh road connectivity   The Central Government is planning to apply for a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the Chhattisgarh Road Connectivity Project , official sources informed.   The project will improve road connectivity in the state of Chhattisgarh by rehabilitating and upgrading state highways and major district roads (MDRs) with an aggregate length of about 900 km. The project will also include enhancements on road maintenance, road safety, and innovations. A project implementation unit, established under the State PWD will implement the project.   Notably, PWD Minister Rajesh ... Read more

28.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Raipur witnesses a magnificent arangetram performance   Elegance and gracility were the words which best defined the Bharatnatyam Arangetram of Kumari Ray, which brought quite a few dance gurus from various parts of India and classical dance lovers of Raipur under one roof.   Arangetram is not only the first public performance of a trained dancer but it is also a test of stamina and the training you’ve had over the years   INTERNATIONAL   World Theatre Day: 27 March   World Theatre Day was initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI).   It is celebrated annually on the 27th March by ... 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

29.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Public grievance redressal highest in c’garh: govt   The review of the Central Public Grievances and Administrative Reforms’ (CPGRAMS) web-portal has revealed that the redressal of the grievances of applicants is the highest in Chhattisgarh among the 29 States of the country. The Department officers said that Chhattisgarh State Government had received 18, 735 applications from Central Public Grievances Redressal and Monitoring System  Web portal. 15,299 complaints (81.66 per cent) have been settled. Chhattisgarh tops the list as of October 2017 among 29 States of the country.   C’garh is the first and only State which had been utilising ... Read more

01-12-2017 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh skipped this time in pmay (u) affordable housing allocation   Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs skipped Chhattisgarh this time round when it approved the construction of 1,12,083 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) in the country with an investment of Rs 8,105 crore with central assistance of Rs 1,681 crore.   The approval was given in the 28th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee in its meeting held in New Delhi recently.   The approval accorded was for construction of 44,692 new houses under the ... Read more