smart cities

06.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Subsidised rice scheme will never be stopped: raman   Chief Minister Raman Singh said that subsidized rice scheme of the Chhattisgarh Government will never be discontinued as it is  State’s most ambitious project .   He was addressing a massive public meeting at Manpur in Rajnandgaon district as a part of his ongoing State-wide Vikas Yatra.   He also transferred paddy bonus worth Rs 15 .89 crore to about 17 694 farmers online.   Singh said that by the time farmers reach their destinations, the amount of paddy bonus will be transferred to their bank accounts.   He also ... Read more

10.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Pmgsy road dev work for 2018-19 to begin soon   The State Government will soon start construction of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) batch-I year 2018-19 , officials informed.   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.   As per PMGSY guidelines, maintenance of roads constructed under the programme is the responsibility of the State Governments and all road works are covered by initial five year ... 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

23.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh fast emerging as india’s logistic hub: cm Chief Minister  Raman Singh on Monday said that Chhattisgarh is fast becoming logistic supply chain hub of India.   He was addressing ‘Investors Conference’ in Sydney, capital of New South Wales State in Australia.   The State is strategically located in the central part of India and the boundaries touch seven States. The neighbouring States can easily transport the finished products at their own convenience and cheaper rates   Chhattisgarh has the potential to become a ‘Logistics Hub’ for Central India with exports to Asian markets with Singapore, China, Korea and ... Read more

20.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH State has parched reservoirs: min   Chhattisgarh is among nine States in the country with less water in the reservoirs during the current year compared to last year, the Union Ministry of Water Resources has informed.   States having lesser storage than last year for corresponding period are Punjab, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Odisha, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana.   The Central region includes States of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. There are 12 reservoirs under CWC monitoring having total live storage capacity of 42.30 BCM.   Chhattisgarh was also among four states where the Central ... Read more

19-20.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Gis based sweeping of streets in bilaspur soon   The Bilaspur Municipal Corporation (BMC) will go for GIS based mechanical sweeping of streets under Smart City Mission, officials informed.   The BMC will be developing ‘Common Municipal Solid Waste Management Facility’ (CMSWMF) for treatment and disposal of municipal solid waste generated from domestic, commercial, industrial activities.     The solid waste being generated in the city is presently being openly disposed off in open dumping. There is no facility for processing Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) at Bilaspur which can reduce the associated environmental and public health problems of Bilaspur. ... Read more

22-23.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Mobile App For Milk Distribution Soon   The State Government will get developed a Mobile Application for distribution of milk under Chhattisgarh State Co-operative Dairy Federation, officials informed.   Chhattisgarh- traditionally the rice bowl of India is trying very hard to earn a name for itself in the dairying arena by augmenting milk production nearing levels achieved by Gujarat.   Notably, the Chhattisgarh State Cooperative Dairy Federation is one of the largest Cooperative Dairy Federations in Chhattisgarh, owned and managed by milk producers of the State.   The Central government’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the ... Read more

14.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Raipur to Get High Speed Internet Connectivity Under Smart City Mission   The work for Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) laying in the jurisdiction of Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) for providing high speed internet connectivity under smart city project will commence soon.   Raipur is also being put under a ‘retrofitting plan’ covering 500 acres of land to provide facilities not present so far under the Smart City Mission.   Notably, Raipur city was selected among 100 cities to be developed as smart city in India due to various achievements, initiatives and all-inclusive approach.   The city of Raipur has ... Read more

11 & 12.09.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Venkaiah Naidu lays foundation for smart city project in Ranchi   Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation for building the nation’s first Greenfield smart city project in HEC of Ranchi. Speaking on the occasion, he said for the bright future, smart cities are a must where people get all the amenities of life including houses, roads, public transport, cleanliness alongwith medical and educational and employment facilities.   He said the city which would come up in HEC would be a no carbon zone. INTERNATIONAL   US Open: Sloane Stephens wins Women’s Singles Title   American Sloane Stephens ... Read more