President Ram Nath Kovind

27.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh has made tremendous progress in health, infra: CM Raman Singh   Chhattisgarh has made tremendous progress in the areas of health and road-rail connectivity, Chief Minister Raman Singh.   Singh was responding to Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant’s recent remark that states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are keeping India backward, especially on social indicators.   The chief minister also said there should be an analytical study about fast growth achieved by Chhattisgarh after its formation in 2000.   Chhattisgarh has made tremendous progress in health indicators like IMR (Infant Mortality Rate), MMR (Maternal ... Read more

21.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh second highest after kerala in male-female sex ratio   A NITI Aayog report issued recently has pointed out that Chhattisgarh holds second rank after Kerala in terms of male-female sex-ratio (at the time of birth), Health Department officials informed on Monday. As per the report of NITI aayog, male to female sex-ratio (at the time of birth) in Chhattisgarh state was found to be 1000 to 972 in year 2005-06 in National Family Health Survey-3, which increased to 1000 boys to 977 girls in National Family Health Survey-4 of year 2015-16.   Health Department Officials informed that according ... Read more

15.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 10 c’garh districts in niti aayog’s five-yr dev plan   A total of 10 districts of Chhattisgarh have been selected by NITI Aayog for its five-year plan (2018-22) among 115 districts in the country.   This information was given by Additional Chief Secretary, Economics and Statistics Department Sunil Kujur at a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Ajay Singh at the Mantralaya.   Kujur informed that the districts of Bastar, Bijapur, South Bastar (Dantewada), North Bastar (Kanker), Kondagaon, Narayanpur, Sukma, Korba, Rajnandgaon and Mahasasamund had been chosen by the Ayog for development in the areas of education, health, agriculture and ... Read more

07.02.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt not to use panchayat fund for sky   In a major decision, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister announced that the funds granted by 14th Finance Commission for development and welfare of panchayats would not be utilised in the Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY) scheme. Chief Minister while interacting with the panchayat representatives affirmed them that for installing mobile towers in rural areas now the state fund would be utilized instead of the panchayat funds.   Notably, the Government has designed the Sanchar Kranti Yojna (CG-SKY) for providing a solution to improve the telecom connectivity in the state of Chhattisgarh by incentivizing ... 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

18.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Route survey for bharat net phase-ii soon   The Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS), the nodal agency of Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of Chhattisgarh, will be getting route survey and Right of Way (RoW) clearance done for Bharat Net Phase-II project in the State, officials informed. Notably, Bharat Net is a project initiated by the Central Government and funded by Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) with an aim to provide broadband connectivity to over two lakh fifty thousand (250,000) Gram Panchayats of India. The project aims to provide internet access using Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) and ... 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

03/04-12-2017 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 80% of students in c’garh study in govt schools: min   The number of girls who enrolled in Middle Schools  in Chhattisgarh during 2016-17 was 970 per 1000 students.   Addressing a press conference, the Minister said that during the last 14 years, the State Government opened a total of 15,807 schools.   He said that around 80 per cent of the students in Chhattisgarh still study in Government schools.   The number of primary schools in the State during the last 14 year went up from 21,969 to 30,704, middle schools from 5760 to 13,241, high schools from ... 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

08.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH President Ram Nath Kovind lauds progress made by Chhattisgarh   President Ramnath Kovind on Sunday lauded the progress achieved by Chhattisgarh during a short span since it was carved out of Madhya Pradesh as an independent state 17 years ago.   Stating that the state could become a model for other states, he said, “Chhattisgarh is bestowed with vast natural resources such as forests, rivers and minerals. But, the state’s real asset is its honest and simple people.” He was addressing the valedictory function of the state’s 18th foundation day celebrations held at Naya Raipur—the new state capital.   The new state capital Naya Raipur is developing ... Read more