Union Territories

29.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Modi interacts with ujjwala yojana beneficiaries of c’garh   Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday had direct conversation with three beneficiary women of Raipur district of Chhattisgarh under Ujjwala Yojana, through video conferencing.   The Prime Minister started the conversation with ‘Jai Johar’.   Modi also asked them about the betterment in their health after getting the smoke-free kitchen under Ujjwala Yojana. He also asked them about how they are encouraging their neighbours to avail the scheme.   It is noteworthy that Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched in Chhattisgarh on August 13, 2016. Under this scheme, a total ... 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

Current Science & Technology developments in India

Current Science & Technology developments in India Science and Technology hold the key to the progress and development of any nation. Technology plays a Fundamental role in wealth creation, improvement of the quality of life and real economic growth and transformation in any society. The role of Science and Technology in our daily life is altering the way people live, behave, and communicate with profound effects on economic development. Science and Technology are now the key elements to development as the scientific revolutions reinforce economic progress, infrastructure and improve health and education system Innovation is the primary key to the ... Read more

29-30.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 38 items filed in c’garh with investment worth rs 2,483 cr in 2017   A total of 38 Industrial Entrepreneurs Memorandum (IEM) were filed in Chhattisgarh with total investment of Rs 2,483 crore as on December 31, 2017.   This was compared to 50 IEMs filed with proposed investment of Rs 11,853 crores during 2016-17, as per the annual report 2017-18 of the Department of Industrial Promotion and Policy (DIPP).   A total of five Industrial Entrepreneurship Memorandum (IEM) (Part B) form were filed by the entrepreneurs for setting up projects and commencement of production in Chhattisgarh involving proposed  ... Read more

21.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh among 7 states to submit plan for tech education   Seven States including Chhattisgarh with a vision to rationalising the approval process of technical institutes have submitted plans to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)  which has approved preparation of perspective plan for Technical Education at State level, the Central Government has informed.   The other States are Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana which have submitted their plans to AICTE.   AICTE doesn’t close down the Engineering Colleges on its own. However, some engineering colleges have been granted approval for closure by AICTE based ... Read more

Flood- CGPCS Mains

Flood and Drought Occurrence Drought Drought is a complex, slow-onset phenomenon of ecological challenge that affects people more than any other natural hazards by causing serious economic, social and environmental losses in both developing and developed countries. The period of unusual dryness (i.e. drought) is a normal feature of the climate and weather system in semi-arid and arid regions of the tropics, which covers more than one-third of the land surface and is vulnerable to drought and desertification. A drought is an extended period where water availability falls below the statistical requirements for a region. Drought is not a purely ... Read more

20.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 14k villages in gariaband to be electrified by may: CM   All the targetted 14,000 villages in gariaband district will receive electricity connection by end of may month this year, chief minister raman singh informed.   He was speaking at a ‘grievance redressal camp’ organised at madagaon in the insurgency infested district as part of the lok suraj campaign.   The chief minister later reached supebeda and announced that rs50,000 each will be given to the persons affected with kidney ailments and also announced that ration card of each family will be prepared, earlier and madagaon and umrailkala villages, ... Read more

13.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh to launch ‘cm pension scheme’   Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh announced on Sunday in his monthly radio talk programme ‘Raman Ke Goth’ that his government has decided to launch Chief Minister Pension Scheme this year.   The scheme is intended to cover roughly three lakh people who have been found to be extremely deprived in socio-economic survey of year 2011. Singh stated that budget provision for scheme has already been made.   In his 31 edition of ‘Raman Ke Goth’ programme, which was  broadcasted from Raipur station, Singh claimed that his government’s schemes are prepared after a ... Read more

Schedules of Indian Constitution

Indian Constitution though originally had eight schedules at its commencements, Four more schedules were added by different amendments acts of the constitution, now making a total tally of twelve. Schedules are basically tables which contains additional details not mentioned in the articles. The post gives a brief idea about all the 12 Schedules of Indian Constitution. FIRST SCHEDULE —The States. —The Union territories. SECOND SCHEDULE PART A— Provisions as to the President and the Governors of States. PART B— [Repealed.] PART C— Provisions as to the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the House of the People and the Chairman and ... Read more

All India Services

All India Services The Design of the Civil Service at Independence While designing a successor civil service, the Indian political leaders chose to retain elements of the British structure of a unified administrative system such as an open-entry system based on academic achievements, elaborate training arrangements, permanency of tenure, important posts at Union, State and district levels reserved for the civil service, a regular graduated scale of pay with pension and other benefits and a system of promotions and transfers based predominantly on seniority. The civil services in India can be grouped into three broad categories. Services whose members serve ... Read more