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15.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Mahanadi row must be ended politically, not legally   The Mahanadi, which is the most important river for Odisha, is an interstate river. The total catchment area of the Mahanadi basin is 141,600 square kilometers, of which 54% is in Chhattisgarh, 46% in Odisha. In the monsoon, the Mahanadi’s discharge is almost the same as that of the Ganges. In the dry season, however, the river becomes a narrow channel. Before the construction of the Hirakud Dam in 1953, the river used to be called the ‘sorrow of Odisha’ for causing massive floods.   The average inflow of the Mahanadi into the ... 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

19.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt plans compensatory afforestation in bilaspur   The State Government will take up a massive compensatory afforestation exercise in Bilaspur district covering a total of 1000 hectares of  land.   The Government will soon carry out a survey of the areas where the exercise would be taken up, officials informed.   Chhattisgarh received Rs  280 crore under Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) during financial year 2016-17, the Central Government has informed.   Notably, the Central Government has approved 20,716 hectares of land for afforestation drive in Chhattisgarh during the last financial year under ‘Green India Mission’.The ... Read more

14.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt allocates 16.91l quintals rice for pds in December   The State Government under the Public Distribution System (PDS) allocated about 16.91 lakh  quintals of rice to 58 lakh ration card holders for the month of December in the entire State.   The allocation is meant for all the 27 districts, officials  informed.   Five cities of Chhattisgarh now have the Core-PDS system implemented involving a total of 484 ration shops, officials informed.   Chhattisgarh has achieved 100 per cent digitization of the Public Distribution System (PDS) beneficiaries database.   There are 23 other states in the country which ... Read more