Ram Nath Kovind

16.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Nmdc produced 1.57 mt of iron ore from c’garh mines   NMDC Ltd produced 1.57 million tonnes (MT) of iron ore from its Chhattisgarh-based mines as on April 30, 2018, the company informed in a regulatory filing.   The company is targetting to achieve 10 million tonnes of iron ore production per annum from each of its mines in Chhattisgarh by 2024-25, official sources informed.   It has also sought 7.116 hectares forest land diversion for its iron ore concentrate pipeline in Dantewada district of Bastar, they informed.   Notably, NMDC will also be seeking Right of Use (ROU) ... 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

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

18-19.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 08 kms of new roads declared as nhs in c’garh   The Central Government has declared 290.08 kms of roads in Chhattisgarh as new National Highways during 2017-18, officials informed.   The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is primarily responsible for development and maintenance of National Highways (NHs) and considers declaration of State Roads as new National Highways from time to time depending upon requirement of connectivity, inter-se priority and availability of funds.   The Ministry has declared about 30,268 km of new National Highways (NHs) including 53 km of NHs (717A & 316A)in West Bengal since May ... Read more

14.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rs 352 cr approved for lwe regions road development: centre   The Chhattisgarh Government had been sanctioned Rs 352 crores for development of roads in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) infested districts under Road Requirement Plan-I (RRP-I)  during the current financial year, the Central Government has informed.   The Government has approved a scheme of construction of roads under Left Wing Extremism (LWE) under Road Requirement Plan-I (RRP-I) in 2009 for development of 5477 km roads at a cost of Rs. 7300 crore covering eight States viz. Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha (erstwhile Orissa) and Uttar ... Read more

10.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 48l students given laptops, tablets, claims govt   The State Government under the Chhattisgarh Yuva Soochna Kranti Yojana has distributed laptops and tablets to more than  1.48 lakh students so far, officials said.   Distribution of laptops to 17,000 students of academic session 2017-18 is in progress, they informed.   Under this scheme, the money for the purchase of laptops and tablets was transferred directly into the savings account of students in year 2015-16.   In the academic session 2016-17,  a total of 16,804 students were provided laptops and a total 62,124 students were provided tablets.   In the ... 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

27.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh govt identifies guma limestone block for auction   The Mineral Resources Department of  Chhattisgarh Government has identified the Guma limestone block for the purpose of grant of Mining Lease in 249.49 hectares in Palari tehsil of Baloda Bazar – Bhatapara district for specified end use of clinker/ cement through electronic auction.   Notably, Chhattisgarh Government had confirmed two limestone blocks and one Bauxite block ready for auction last year, the Central Government has informed.   Notably, the Ministry of Mines was monitoring the process very closely with the state governments. The consensus emerged that the Mineral Auction Rules ... Read more