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26.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

    C’garh accepts punchhi commission recommendations   Chhattisgarh on Friday agreed to the recommendations of the Punchhi Commission on Centre-State relations regarding environment, natural resources and infrastructure, officials informed.   The standing committee had sought state government’s stand on recommendations made on volume 6 and 7 of Punchhi Commission report.   Notably, the Standing Committee of the Inter-State Council (ISC) headed by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh completed the onerous task of deliberations on all the 273 recommendations of the Punchhi Commission. Today’s meeting was the 13th meeting of the Standing Committee of the ISC.   The recommendations ... Read more

Right to information act 2005

Information sharing and transparency in government and Right to information act 2005 Transparency and accountability in administration as the sine qua non of participatory democracy, gained recognition as the new commitments of the state towards its citizens. It is considered imperative to enlist the support and participation of citizens in management of public services. Traditionally, participation in political and economic processes and the ability to make informed choices has been restricted to a small elite in India. Consultation on important policy matters, even when they directly concern the people was rarely the practice. Information-sharing being limited, the consultative process was ... Read more

Solid waste managment – Urban and Industrial solid waste management: reason, effect and control

Solid Waste Management; Types of Solid waste Management; Factors affecting Solid Waste Generation Solid Waste Management Solid waste management is basic public services which every citizen should have access to, both for health and hygiene, and for ensuring a good quality of living. Sanitation here refers to toilet facilities, whereas solid waste management refers to the management collection and disposal of solid waste (as opposed to liquid waste). The image of a city as being clean and free of waste, impacts its desirability for doing business by entrepreneurs and for future residents to live. Municipalities in India are responsible for ... Read more

Disaster Management

Disaster Management History shows that India is exposed to national disasters. Cyclones, floods, earthquakes, droughts and floods are major threats. About 60 percent of the landmass is prone to earthquakes of various intensities, over 40 million hectares is prone to floods and 68 percent of the area is susceptible to drought. This not only results in loss to thousands of lives, but also in terms of loss in private, community and public assets. While substantial scientific and material progress has been made, the loss of lives and property due to disasters has not decreased. Government of India has now brought ... Read more

CONSITITONAL PROVISIONS FOR Scheduled Tribes

CONSITITONAL PROVISIONS FOR SC & ST Constitutional History In the original Constitution, Article 338 provided for a special officer (the Commissioner for SCs and STs) responsible for monitoring the implementation of constitutional and legislative safeguards for SCs and STs and reporting to the president. Seventeen regional offices of the Commissioner were established throughout the country. There was an initiative to replace the Commissioner with a committee in the 48th Amendment to the Constitution, changing Article 338. While the amendment was being debated, the Ministry of Welfare established the first committee for SCs and STs (with the functions of the Commissioner) ... Read more

Good Governance

The “key word” to be used in this is the “Good Governance” in the various phases of the service definition, development, refining and monitoring, and the whole concept of Good Governance services is based on “putting the citizen (user) at the centre of innovative services” starting from enabling of a specific procedure: citizens shall be involved in the user-centric services development driven by what users want and operate on a scale that is relevant to them. The whole approach can be actualised through very different ways and using very different tools, often not only ICT-based; public workshops and consultation are ... Read more

16.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Plan to include all disabilities in health insurance schemes   Master plan to include differently abled persons in various health insurance schemes is on the anvil according to state planning commission, officials informed.   Chief minister  raman singh is keen on including all category of disabilities in the insurance scheme. There were deliberations in ‘sanwad programme’ at the yojana bhawan to include all citizens with disabilities in the health insurance schemes, they informed.   Prasanna said there are several afflictions relating to differently abled persons which are not treated at state government hospitals due to technical difficulties. There is ... Read more

Health and Health Infrastructure in the State of Chhattisgarh

Health and Health Infrastructure in the State of Chhattisgarh Health is defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing and not merely absence of disease or infirmity”. Health is a fundamental human right, emphasised the Alma-Ata Declaration of 1978. Since the Alma- Ata conference on health, which focused on equitable and cost-effective primary health care, health has become an important national concern in most countries. Hon’ble Chief Minister is the premier for the overall public health system of Chhattisgarh Health System. The Department of Health & Family Welfare is under the ... Read more

Administrative Adjudication: Various types of Administrative Tribunals in India

ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION Administrative adjudication is a name give to the administrative exercise of judicial functions. It is a name given to the various ways of deciding disputes outside the ordinary courts. Administrative adjudication is constitutional, though it is a negation of the principle of separation of powers. Administrative adjudication is the participation or involvement of the executive arm of government (administrative agencies) in judicial function. Through the instrumentality of administrative adjudication, administrative agencies can pass authoritative and appealable decisions. Administrative adjudication in india In India, administrative adjudication increased after independence and several welfare lawswere promulgated which vested the power on ... Read more

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India Human development—a comprehensive approach Human development is a process of enlarging people’s choices. But human development is also the objective, so it is both a process and an outcome. Human development implies that people must influence the processes that shape their lives. In all this, economic growth is an important means to human development, but not the end. Human development is the development of the people through building human capabilities, by the people through active participation in the processes that shape their lives and for the people ... Read more