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03.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt to carry out mass surveys of irrigation infra   A comprehensive and phased survey of more than 300 small irrigation projects for their full capacity utilisation will be carried out in Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   The survey would be done for 1698 small irrigation projects, 766 anicuts, stop dams and 585 diversion projects.   The survey of canals and barrages would also be carried out. An elaborate action plan would be prepared for carrying out the surveys.   Notably, the  State Water Resources Department is gearing up to inaugurate and also lay foundation of 72 irrigation projects worth ... 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

07.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Green signal to 30 new govt colleges   Chief Minister Raman Singh approved opening of 30 new Government Colleges which will be started in upcoming academic session 2018-19.   Higher Education Department Minister Prem Prakash Pandey said that 105 new Government Colleges had been started during the past few years.   Fifty-eight colleges had been opened in remote and inaccessible regions of the State. Universities had been established in all the five Revenue Divisions’ headquarters of the State.   The Minister added that as per the declarations of the Chief Minister in his Budget speech, 30 new Government colleges ... Read more

18.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt to launch mobile medical units in all districts   The Chhattisgarh Government will soon launch operation of mobile medical units in rural areas of all the 27 districts of the State.   The Government had been striving to improve healthcare infrastructure across the State, officials informed.   Notably, the Government last year proposed to seek term loan of Rs 64 crores from banks or other financial institutions for setting up the ‘DKS Post Graduate Research Center’ in Raipur, official sources informed.   The State Health Department has decided to establish a 450 bedded  super speciality hospital having all ... Read more

11-12.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rs 338.95 cr to chhattisgarh under pmgsy in 2017-18 : centre   The Central Government has provided a sum of Rs.338.95 crore to Chhattisgarh so far during the current financial year 2017-18 under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).   The State of Chhattisgarh has reported to have constructed 81 roads measuring length 410.42 Km under New Connectivity and 2 roads measuring length 8.25 Km roads under upgradation till December, 2017, the Central Government has informed.   The above funds have not been utilized for repairing the roads constructed earlier.   As per PMGSY guidelines, maintenance of roads constructed ... 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

13.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Ajay singh is new cs; vivek dhand is rera chairman   Ajay Singh — an IAS Officer of Chhattisgarh cadre from 1983 batch assumed charge as new Chief Secretary of the State on Thursday.   Prior to this, he was Additional Chief Secretary (Agriculture) and Agriculture Production Commissioner, Government of Chhattisgarh.   Outgoing State Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand is an 1981 batch IAS officer who assumed charge as Chief Secretary on February 2014 and was to retire in March 2018.   Dhand, in a surprise development took voluntary retirement on Wednesday and was subsequently made Real Estate Regulatory Authority ... Read more

09.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH SHG women become torchbearers of centre’s social audit drive   The Central Government’s Social Audit campaign work is being handled by women Self Help Group (SHG) members in Chhattisgarh.   In compliance of Central Government directives, an ambitious Training Program to train 14,214 women Self Help Group (SHG) members from all over Chhattisgarh to be Social Auditors was launched on  October 2, 2017 by the Chhattisgarh Social Audit Unit (CGSAU).   This is as per Government’s decision to involve women SHG members in Social Audit all over the country, with a view to further women’s empowerment.   Chhattisgarh is ... Read more

02.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Bharat net’ project to transform rural lives: CM   The Chief Minister said that the Chhattisgarh Government and Central Government have inked a MoU of Bharat Net Project in the state capital today which will transform radically the lives of villagers in the near future. Six thousand gram panchayats will be connected with Internet. Villages will be benefitted from the several social welfare schemes of the Government with the launch of ultra-modern Internet connectivity, he said. Singh said that road, rail and air connectivity are expanding rapidly in the State. The CM sanctioned  the installation of statue of Shaheed ... Read more

30.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 39,870 registered under noni suraksha yojana’   Nearly 39,870 daughters have been registered in Chhattisgarh under ‘Noni Suraksha Yojana’ in last quarters to three years.   This scheme was launched by Women and Child Development Department of State Government on April 1, 2014. Under this scheme, an account in Life Insurance Corporation of India is opened in the name of each beneficiary daughter and Rs 5,000 is deposited in this account every year for five years.   Beneficiary daughter can withdraw the amount of one lakh, if she is not married till the age of 18 years and has ... Read more