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09.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Sky scheme to empower women in state: govt   Chhattisgarh Government is empowering women of the State via the SKY Scheme – the first of its kind which is the world’s largest such programme.   One of the primary goals of the SKY Scheme is to empower women and help close gender disparities by providing women access to information and services through smartphones.   Providing smart phones to women in every rural family and every urban poor household is going to make a dramatic difference to bridging the gender divide. This is the first programme of this kind anywhere ... 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

20.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh to Distribute Free Smartphones to Over 50 Lakh People   Chhattisgarh government will start distributing smartphones to over 50 lakh people for free from May under the Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY), months ahead of assembly polls in the state.   Women heads of households will be the priority recipients of the smartphones.   The Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS) has started the preparation for the distribution of phones, as per the announcement made by the chief minister last year to reduce the digital divides. INTERNATIONAL   ·        Official Mascot of FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Unveiled   Son ... Read more

09.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Over 30l applications received in phase-1   In the first phase of State-wide ‘Lok Suraaj Abhiyan 2018’, more than 30.10 lakh applications related to various issues were received for various departments at the collection camps organized in all 27 districts, officials informed.   Redressal of these applications is in progress. The State Government has also created a website for providing information regarding Lok Suraaj Abhiyan to citizens.   It is noteworthy that this year Lok Suraaj Abhiyaan is being organized in three phases. In the first phase from January 12 to  14, applications were collected through redressal boxes placed ... 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

24.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh’s nature safari to be ready by 2019   The Chhattisgarh Government is in the process of developing  a ‘Nature Safari’ near Raipur on the lines of ‘Jungle Safari’ in Naya Raipur. The work on Nature Safari is expected to be completed by 2019.   The ‘Nature Safari’ is being developed on a sprawling 1450 acres of land at Mohrenga village about 40 kms from Raipur on Kharora-Tilda road. The ‘Jungle Safari’ on the other hand in Naya Raipur is spread over 800 acres of land while the ‘Nature Safari’ would be covering an area of around 12 kms. ... Read more