Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that media plays an important role in providing exposure and recognition to talented youth and also in glorifying art-culture of Chhattisgarh and development of state at national and international level. Dr. Singh was addressing the MoU signing programme organized at his residence today. In this programme presided over by Chief Minister, Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita and Jansanchar Vishwavidyalay, Raipur and Network18- a renowned media organization of the country, signed memorandum of understanding (MoU).
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today presided over the State Cabinet meeting in which several major decisions were taken. The disproportionate assets of the State Government officers and employees will be seized under the Chhattisgarh Special Courts Act-2015 which will be passed in the coming session of Assembly. There will be zero tolerance for corruption and the corrupt will be dealt with sternly.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that the programmes and achievements of the State Government should be published in pocket size book. He was speaking at the general meeting of the Chhattisgarh 'Samvaad', an associate concern of Public Relations Department. Dr. Raman Singh said it will be convenient for the general public to keep it in pocket and know the policies from time to time. Dr. Raman Singh said that data-base of Chhattisgarh citizens who are settled abroad should be prepared.
Higher and Technical Education Minister Mr. Premprakash Pandey today called upon the officials to complete the construction works of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (I.I.I.T) and start the academic session from the current year 2015 itself. He was inspecting the ongoing works at the site.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today that to safeguard the Bio-diversity of nature the protection of wild-life is very essential. He was speaking at the meeting of Chhattisgarh State Wild-Life Conservation Board at Mantralaya. He gave instructions for declaring Gidwa, Parsada and Mandhar in the district as Bird Conservation Zones. Dr. Raman Singh said that fruit-bearing and flower-bearing trees should be grown in bird conservation areas to attract wide species of birds to the sanctuaries.
While delivering religious discourse during the ongoing 'Shri Ramkatha' at Shri Ram Mandir, VIP Road, preacher Sant Vijay Kaushal Maharaj said that one should not watch so much of soap-operas on television as it could divert ones' mind. One should chant bhajans in praise of the God. 'If you chant the name of Almighty regularly, there is no need to chant his name during the last hours of life. Indian culture stresses on good deeds during life. It is necessary to keep control over the 'Indriya and devote time in chanting the name of God,' he said. on Friday's Katha, Chief Minister Dr.
In a major achievement, the state Government has completed 18 road works in Naxal afflicted areas over past four years. The total length of these 18 road works is 580 kilometers.
Chairman of Chhattisgarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights Mrs Shatabdi Pandey today thoroughly reviewed the policies and programmes for protection of child rights on the first day of two-day meeting organized at New Circuit House. In the meeting, Mrs Pandey said that one needs to be sensitive while dealing and redressing the problems of children. Kind and compassionate behavior is a must while dealing with children so as to understand their problem in a better way and to find quick and suitable solution for the same.
State Election Commission has revised the prescribed date of vote counting (if required), tabulation of votes of Panch, Sarpanch and Janpad Panchayat members, and declaration of results in Block Headquarters to be done after fourth phase of voting under Panchayat Election 2015. The revised date for aforementioned works is February 7, 2015. As per the programme declared earlier, vote counting in Block Headquarters was scheduled on February 8. In the same way, tabulation and result declaration was scheduled on February 9.
Chhattisgarh’s tableau depicting ‘Bastar Dussehra’ is ready to mesmerize chief guest US President Barack Obama at Rajpath during the Republic Day celebrations here. The tableau was today showcased to the national media by Defense Ministry during a press preview at R R Camp here. 34 tribal dancers, who will be accompanying the tableau, also performed Maria dance in front of the media.