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05.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt developing app to improve school learning outcomes   The Chhattisgarh Government under its Shalakosh project is rolling out an App called “COSMO”, which will be installed on Tablets that will be provided to Government run schools in every district, officials informed.   This app will enable the teachers to improve learning outcomes in schools and will provide all services of an education specific ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) tool.   The government already has several m-governance apps available for citizens today – m-CHOiCE for e-district services, Bhuiyan for land records, CG-DPR for government news and announcements, Chhattisgarh Tourism App ... Read more

20.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh rice varieties could help fight cancer   Scientists have claimed to have detected anti-cancer properties in three traditional varieties of rice found in Chhattisgarh.     A research has concluded that three medicinal varieties of rice – Gathwan, Maharaji and Laicha – have the ability to fight cancer, said scientist Deepak Sharma.   The research was conducted by the Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (IGKV), Raipur and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai.   These varieties were taken from the rice germplasm bank preserved in IGKV, said Sharma, principal scientist at the genetics and plant breeding department of ... Read more

03 & 04.09.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   ·               Jaypee plans to raise Rs 2k cr, to sell Bhilai Jaypee Cement.   ð Debt-ridden Jaiprakash Associates  said its proposed sale of entire 74 per cent stake in Bhilai Jaypee Cement Ltd for an enterprise value of Rs 1,450 crore is expected to be concluded by year-end and plans to raise up to Rs 2,000 crore through sale of securities.   ð Bhilai Jaypee Cement owns 1.1 MTPA clinker plant at Satna in MP and 2.2 MTPA cement grinding Unit at Bhilai, Chhattisgarh.   ð Jaiprakash Associates has also sought shareholders nod for an enabling special resolution to raise up to Rs 2,000 ... Read more