Swachh Bharat

03-04.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rs 5.88 crore okayed for new irrigation projects   The State Government has approved sanction of Rs 5.88 crore for canal from Goda to Kusmi and micro irrigation project under Mahanadi project in Balodabazar-Bhatapara district, officials informed.   The completion of projects would help irrigate Khatif crops cultivated in around 366 hectares of land.   A comprehensive and phased survey of more than 300 small irrigation projects for their full capacity utilization will be carried out in Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   The survey would be done for 1698 small irrigation projects , 766 anicuts , stop dams and 585 ... Read more

17.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh announces 50k subsidy on e-rickshaw   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday announced subsidy up to Rs 50,000 on purchase of e-rickshaw in state, through Lbaour Department.   Earlier Swarna Jayanti Rozgar Yojana was conducted for livelihood and self-employment in which participation of men and women were equal. Now it has been named as ‘Bihaan’, which means ‘morning’. This scheme has been entirely dedicated to women. Under this scheme, women self-help groups are constituted.   Till date, more than 1.24 lakh women self-help groups have been constituted in state under State Rural Livelihood Mission. Chhattisgarh government has decided ... Read more

14.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Raman presents tax-free poll budget   With an eye on registering fourth successive victory in assembly polls due later this year, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh presented Rs 83,179 crore tax-free Budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 on Saturday in state assembly amid occasional interruptions by opposition Congress members.   The Budget which is dubbed “highly impressive” by experts and trade bodies as Singh who holds Finance portfolios as well, tried to please all sections of society with a thrust on agriculture, rural development and infrastructure sectors.   The Budget estimates for the year 2018-19 is a whopping 9.4 ... Read more

10.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

  CHHATTISGARH Over 2000 people play Shankh at Rajim Kumbh Mela to create world record   A record was set on the second day of Rajim Kumbh Mela in Chhattisgarh after over 2,100 saints and locals blew ‘shankh’ (conch shells) together. Golden Book of World Records certified the record. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh had inaugurated Rajim Kumbh Mela and Ganga Aarti performance at banks of river Mahanadi in Gariyaband’s Rajim.     INTERNATIONAL   ·        Intel sets a Guinness world record with 1,218 drones at 2018 Winter Olympic Games   The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games 2018 saw a record-setting performance of 1,218 drones (unmanned ... Read more

09.02.18(CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rs 75,000 cr worth of paddy purchased in last 14 years   The member of Legislature Shivratan Sharma stated that during the past 14 years, Rs  75,000 crore worth of paddy was purchased by the State Government from farmers.   He said that 18 lakh people have been offered LPG connections in the State so far against a target of 35 lakhs.   Sixty two per cent of the people have been offered LPG connections so far , he said.   Eighty two per cent of the people in the State are being provided ration by the State government, ... Read more

30.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh’s first governor D N Sahay passes away   Former governor of Chhattisgarh and Tripura Dinesh Nandan Sahay has died after prolonged illness. He was 82.   Born in 1936, Sahay began his career with the Indian Police Service and rose to the position of the DGP of Bihar.   He became the first Governor of Chhattisgarh after the state was carved out of Madhya Pradesh in 2000.   In 2003, Sahay took over as the Governor of Tripura and held the post till 2009.    INTERNATIONAL   ‘Aadhaar’ is Oxford’s first Hindi word of the year   Dictionaries ... Read more

21 & 22.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 74l lpg connections to poor in current fiscal: govt   About 7.74 lakh domestic cooking gas connections have been distributed to the poor women in Chhattisgarh under the Prime Minister ‘Ujjwala’ project during the current financial year , officials informed.   A total of 17.74 lakh  Below Poverty Line (BPL) level women have been allocated LPG cylinders since the launch of ‘Ujjwala’ project 19 months ago.   Ten lakh gas connections have been provided in the last fiscal 2016-2017. The ‘Ujjwala’ project was launched on 13th August 2016. The Food, Civil Supllies and Consumer Protection Department officials said that ... Read more

12.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Centre considering sai facility for archery in c’garh: centre   The Chhattisgarh Government has moved a proposal for opening of Sports Authority of India (SAI) Centre in Archery discipline at Shivtarai Village in Bilaspur district of  Chhattisgarh, the Central Government has informed.   The proposal to start a SAI Extension Centre at Shivtarai Village, Kota Tehsil, Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) is under consideration, it informed.   Sports being a State subject, promotion and development of Sports in the country is primarily the onus of the State Government.   In order to complement/supplement the efforts of the States in this regard, the ... Read more

05.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH State govt to develop 3 regional airports   The Chhattisgarh Government has undertaken development of Bilaspur, Jagdalpur and Ambikapur airstrip under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), officials informed.   A total Rs 76.50 crore has been sanctioned by Government of Chhattisgarh for development of Ambikapur, Bilaspur and Jagdalpur Airports uut of which, an amount of Rs 39.43 crore has been earmarked by the State government towards development of infrastructure at these airports.   In the financial year 2017-18, Airports Authority of India (AAI) has earmarked an amount of Rs 32.66 crore and has spent Rs 21.08 crore towards development of ... 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