Raipur

CG-04, Raipur

'Eco Bal Mela' participant visits science center

Children participating in Eco Bal Mela visiting the Science Center here.

On the second day 'Eco Bal Mela', children visited Chhattisgarh Science Center and gathered knowledge regarding various science inventions at the center. The three day event will conclude on Friday and Housing and Environment Minister Rajesh Munat will be the chief guest at the occasion. During the visit at the center, children participating from Dantewada, Jagdalpur, Jaspur, Koriya, Ambikapur, Raigarh, Saraipali and Basena were briefed about various inventions by center Director Dr. PK Bhatt.

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Vision News Service

First Workshop for Third Gender Community in Chhattisgarh

State Assembly Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal, Social Welfare Minister Ramshila Sahu and other dignitaries in the workshop

With an aim to include third gender in the mainstream of society, State Government organized a daylong workshop in capital city Raipur, Chhattisgarh on Thursday. It was the first workshop of its kind for people of transgender community in state. Chief objective of this workshop was to discuss and explore various possibilities for socio-economic development of transgender community and ensure their participation in all-round progress of the state.

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Vision News Service

Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana will prove to be a milestone: Shri Vishnudev Sai

A beneficiary receives bank passbook from Union Minister of State for Steel Vishnudeo Sai.

Union Minister of State for Minerals, Steel and Labour Shri Vishnudev Sai today inaugurated the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana in a function organized at new circuit house in capital city Raipur. In his address to the function, Minister Sai said that the scheme announced by Shri Narendra Modi is a beneficial scheme for crores of poor people in the country. Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan scheme will prove to be a milestone of socio-economic development for poor families of the cities and villages, which lack proper banking facilities.

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Vision News Service

Chhattisgarh included as theme state for Surajkund International Crafts Mela this year

Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand meeting of senior officials for preparations

Chhattisgarh has been included as the 'theme state' in Surajkund International Crafts Mela, which is to be organized by Central Government this year at Faridabad, Hariyana. This crafts exhibition will be organized from February 1 to 15, 2015. Chhattisgarh state has been invited to participate in this exhibition as theme state. In this regard, Chief Secretary today convened a meeting of senior officials of all the departments at Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhavan), Naya Raipur and gave instructions to expedite preparations for participation of Chhattisgarh state in this important event.

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www.dprcg.gov.in

Chhattisgarh among top 6 states in fish production

Fishermen with their prized catch

Chhattisgarh is among top six states in the production of fish in the country. The state government encouraged the production of fish by giving numerous incentives to the fishermen. About 2 lakh 84 thousand metric ton fish was produced in the year 2013-14 in various irrigation waterways and fish tanks. About 18 lakh 79 thousand metric ton fish were produced in the last ten years in the entire state. In the year 2004-05 fishermen produced 1 lakh 20 thousand metric ton of fish which rose to 2 lakh 84 thousand metric ton last year.

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Vision News Service

Three Brochures of Child Rights Protection released

Minister Ramsheela Sahu released the three brochures

Women and Child Development Minister Ramsheela Sahu released the three brochures, published by Chhattisgarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights, at the Regional Conference of Child Welfare Committees organized at new circuit house yesterday. This includes the brochures based on 'Be an excellent parent and protect child rights' and 'Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012'.

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Haribhoomi

Commendable efforts to preserve the cultural heritage of Indian Diasporas: Dr. Raman Singh

CM Dr. Raman Singh along with MP Abhishek Singh and other dignitaries at the inaugural function.

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh on Wednesday graced a prestigious event organized by Indian-Americans at New York USA. As Chief Guest of the occasion, Dr. Singh commenced Deepavli celebrations at New York City. In his address to the programme, Dr. Singh appreciated the dedication, hard work and competence of Indian Diasporas, based in the United States of America (USA). He said that the grand celebration of Indian festivals like Deepavli in America reflects the attachment of Indian-Americans towards Indian culture and traditions.

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Vision News Service