Magma aims 50% growth in Chhattisgarh

The company, which disbursed Rs 240 crores in Chhattisgarh in FY 11, plans to romp up disbursements by another 50% in retail loans in the state in FY12. Magma, headquartered in Kolkata, already has a footprint in the state with its 10 offices.

Govt gives green signal to metal park in Chhattisgarh

The proposed Metal Park in Chhattisgarh would soon be put on roll as the authorities had approved the plan to start the work on the project at the earliest.

The Park would be developed by the state-run Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation (CSIDC). The crucial meeting of the CSIDC board held on Thursday afternoon gave nod to the proposal for allocating land for the project and expedite the work.

Chhattisgarh eyes 5.5 mn tonnes paddy procurement

Raipur, Nov 24 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, one of the country's leading paddy producing states, has set a procurement target of 5.5 million tonnes in the current season, an official said Thursday.

'Procurement has already started from Nov 5 by the state government and we are encouraged by the amount of paddy the farmers are bringing daily to over 1,850 procurement centres in all the 18 districts,' an official with the agriculture department said.

The state government has been paying Rs.1,080 per quintal for common variety and Rs.1,111 per quintal for grade-A quality paddy.

Chief Electoral Officer wants Chhattisgarh border sealed

With the Maoist fear gripping the by-election-bound Umarkote Assembly constituency in Nabarangpur district, State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S Srinivasan has urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to ensure sealing of the border with neighbouring Chhattisgarh. Srinivasan, who is worried over the growing Maoist presence in tribal-dominated Umarkote, in a letter to the ECI, gave the latter suggestions for conduct of free and fair polls.

‘Ultra mega power plant in Chhattisgarh may get delayed'

Bids for the 4,000 MW ultra mega power project at Sarguja in Chhattisgarh may get delayed by at least six more months as validity of coal excavation from the mines allocated for the project expires in March 2012 and would require a fresh approval from the Coal Ministry.

As per the guidelines of power sector regulator, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, the exploration work at the coal blocks allotted for the UMPPs should start within 730 days of the Coal Ministry's approval. The deadline for the Sarguja coal blocks expires in March 2012.

Chhattisgarh on high alert after Kishanji’s killing

Raipur: Thousands of police and paramilitary troopers were put on high alert Friday in Chhattisgarh for fear of possible retaliation by Maoists, a day after the killing of their top leader in West Bengal. "Maoists will strive to hit back. Though securitymen deployed in rebel-hit areas are always on guard they have now been asked to observe maximum alertness after Kishanji's death," said Additional Director General Ram Niwas.

Lions Club Pinnacle celebrates 'Children's Week' with zeal

Lions Club Bhilai, Pinnacle celebrated 'Children's Week' with the students of village Tedessara. The students who secured above 80% marks were selected by the club members and were invited on the concluding day. In all 40 children were invited at the campus of M/s Vikrant Ropes and were awarded.

Two- day special workshop of Eng

Start date: 
Sat, 11/26/2011 - 20:30
End date: 
Sun, 11/27/2011 (All day)
Post Graduate Autonomous College, Durg.

Two- day special workshop of English language will be organised on Saturday and Sunday by the department of English in Government VYT . Principal Dr. PC Choube and Head of English department Dr. Meeta Chakravarty jointly informed that the workshop is organised under autonomous grant of UGC's eleventh five year plan.

'Measles Catch Up Campaign' from Dec 1

It's The fact though it seems impossible. Durg District Health department is intending to make the district Measles free by deputing 469 women health workers for administering Measles Vaccination to about 7 lakh children under the district. The much hyped 'Measles Catch up Campaign' for the children between the age group of 9 months to 10 years is scheduled to commence in the district from December 1.

National Pharmacy Week at Rungta College concludes


The National Pharmacy Week, celebrated by Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (RCPSR), managed by Santosh Rungta Group was concluded on Friday in a specially organized grand by Dr. Ashok Kumar Dube, Registrar, Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekananda Technical University. State President, Indian Institute of Pharmaceutical Association Dr. Shalendra Saraf and its vice president Dr. Swarnalata Saraf were also present on this occasion as the special invitees.