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.
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.
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.
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.
Former Governor of Chhattisgarh Shri Shekhar Dutt has paid floral tribute to martyrs at 'Shaheed Vatika' in Rajeev Smriti Van Raipur on Wednesday.
Ex-Vidhan Sabha Speaker Shri Dharamlal Kaushik has paid courtesy call on Ex-Governor of Chhattisgarh Shri Shekhar Dutt on Wednesday at Rajbhavan.
Agriculture Minister Shri Brijmohan Agrawal has paid courtesy call on Ex-Governor of Chhattisgarh Shri Shekhar Dutt on Wednesday at Rajbhavan.
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.
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'.
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.