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18.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 30l standard sacks of tendupatta collected so far: govt   Nearly 8.30 lakh standard sacks of tendupatta have been collected in more than 10,000 collection centres under 916 primary forest cooperative societies of Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   From Bastar to Surguja, tendupatta from 31 forest division of the State is being collected. Incoming of maximum number of sacks i.e. 70, 000 standard sacks has been collected in Gariaband forest division.   Officials of Chhattisgarh State Minor Forest Produce Cooperative Union Limited Raipur informed that under Jagdalpur circle, 65 238 standard sacks of tendupatta have been collected in Bijapur forest ... 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

Chhattisgarh: Changes in the sectoral distribution of income and employment

Chhattisgarh: changes in the sectoral distribution of income and employment The primary sector, more specifically agriculture and allied activities, forms the base of the State’s economy and provides livelihood to 80 percent of the rural population. The rural economy has a diversified base with agriculture and allied activities as the mainstay, accompanied by a thriving rural non-farm economy. According to the 2011 Census, the Work Force Participation Rate (WFPR) for the State is 46.5 percent. The rural WFPR is higher, at 50 percent, compared to the urban WFPR of 31 percent. Marginal workers constitute about 27.2 percent of the total ... Read more

08.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Bauxite exploration underway in six c’garh distts: centre   The exploration of bauxite mineral reserves had been going on in Kabirdham, Surguja, Balrampur, Jashpur, Kanker and Kondagaon districts of Chhattisgarh, the Central Government has informed.   The mining activities of major minerals including Bauxite, are regulated as per the provisions contained in Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957 and the rules framed thereunder. The MMDR Act and the Rules there under have been framed after wide consultation with all stakeholders, including State Governments, it informed.   Further, the measures for conservation of minerals, including bauxite are ... Read more

02.02.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt to develop tourist spots in surguja forests   The State Government is planning to develop tourist destinations in forests of Surguja region, officials informed. It may be recalled that the Chhattisgarh Government is also creating an ‘eco-ethnic’ tourist destination near the world famous Chitrakot water falls in Bastar region of the State, official sources informed.   Notably, the State exchanged MoUs worth Rs 12 crore for development of world-class tourist facilities during  ‘Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit (IITIS)-2016’ organised by the Ministry of Tourism in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry and the Tourism Finance Corporation of India ... Read more

Education and Educational Infrastructure of Chhattisgarh

Education and Educational Infrastructure of Chhattisgarh School Education in Chhattisgarh is handled mainly by two departments namely the Department of Education and the Department of Tribal Welfare. The Department of School Education works with the State Council for Education Research and Training (SCERT) that is responsible for the development of curricula and also the development and recommendation of text books to be adopted by the educational institutions. The District Institute for Educational Training (DIET) is responsible for training of Teachers. The State Board for Secondary Education is responsible for secondary education and examinations in the state. Department of School Education ... Read more

Divisions and Districts of Chhattisgarh

Divisions and Districts of Chhattisgarh After Indian Independence, the princely states were merged with the Central Provinces and Berar to form the new state of Madhya Pradesh. Present-day Chhattisgarh comprised seven districts of Madhya Pradesh. The former states of Kanker and Bastar formed the new Bastar District, the parts of Surguja, Korea, and Chang Bhakar formed the new Surguja District, and the states of Nandgaon, Khairagarh, and Kawardha formed the new Rajnandgaon District. In 1998, the seven districts that make up present-day Chhattisgarh were reorganized to form 16 districts. Dantewada and Kanker districts were split from Bastar; Dhamtari District was ... Read more

Main Ornaments popular in tribes of Chhattisgarh

Mains Ornaments Popular in Tribes of Chhattisgarh and Special Tradition Chhattisgarh is well known for its rich cultural heritage that reflects various aspects of this beautiful state. Cultural life of Chhattisgarh comprises varied forms of traditional art and crafts, tribal dances, folk songs, regional festivals and fairs and amusing cultural fests. Mainly, Chhattisgarh is occupied by tribal people who have preserved their rich tribal culture modestly and religiously. Eastern parts of the state of Chhattisgarh are influenced with Oriya culture. People of the state are traditional and believe in simple way of living following their traditional customs and beliefs. It ... Read more

Chhattisgarh Tribes

TRIBES of CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh, a state that is at the vanguard of Indian industries and also a repository of minerals has a diverse cultural legacy. Chhattisgarh and tribal culture are two tautological terms since a third of the state’s populace is dominated by tribals. The tribes of Chhattisgarh are unique race who mainly inhabit the dense forests of Bastar. In fact more than 70% of Bastar’s population is composed of tribals who account for 26.76% of Chhattisgarh’s entire tribal populace. The lifestyle of the tribal people is unique and imbibed with traditional rituals and superstitions. They are a friendly and ... Read more

Introduction to the economy of Chhattisgarh

Introduction to the economy of Chhattisgarh:-   Economy of Chhattisgarh boasts of a thriving infrastructural support which is aptly enhanced by multifarious industries. While agriculture and power are the key drivers of growth in the state, real estate, banking & finance and tourism sector are the other allied industrial zones that collectively form a strong economic platform for Chhattisgarh. Salient Highlights:- One of the few states having surplus electricity, Chhattisgarh is quite efficient in utility-based power consumption. Korba district in Chhattisgarh is known as the power capital of India. It is also among the few profitable states in terms of ... Read more