Sanchar Kranti Yojna

09.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Sky scheme to empower women in state: govt   Chhattisgarh Government is empowering women of the State via the SKY Scheme – the first of its kind which is the world’s largest such programme.   One of the primary goals of the SKY Scheme is to empower women and help close gender disparities by providing women access to information and services through smartphones.   Providing smart phones to women in every rural family and every urban poor household is going to make a dramatic difference to bridging the gender divide. This is the first programme of this kind anywhere ... Read more

13-14.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh CM to launch Vikas Yatra   Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has launched Vikas Yatra from Dantewada.   Addressing the media, the Chief Minister said, “This yatra is to tell people about the development the state has witnessed. We will also work to further increase the growth of the state in coming days.   The chief minister, during his Vikas Yatra, will distribute free pesticides to 5.5 lakh labourers.   Also, 50 lakh families will be given smartphones as part of the Chief Minister’s dream project Sanchar Kranti Yojna. INTERNATIONAL   India largest remittance-receiving country in the world ... 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