President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee today gave a clarion call to the youth to become partners in the nation's progress and make it a better place to live. He said modern technology should be used to spread education in the far-flung and among deprived sections of the society. There are several methods like Online education, E-Class which can be used to spread literacy in remote regions. Educational institutions and industries should work in close co-ordination. Youth should enhance their knowledge.
Traditional Handicrafts Training Camp 'Akaar-2015' :-
A training camp 'Akaar-2015' will be organised by the Cultural and Archaelogy Department here.
The fifteen-day 'Akaar-2015' will be held on Clay crafts, Warli paintings, painting, patat art, Clay art, paper painting, Mithila painting, Calliography and other crafts. The interested candidates can contact Directorate of Culture and Archaelogy Department Raipur.
Culture and Tourism Minister Mr. Ajay Chandrakar today met national and international players of Chhattisgarh Masters' Athletics Association at his official residence. He distributed 103 track suits to women and male athletes of the Association. The track suits were sponsored by Mr. Nandkishore Khandelwal. Secretary Mr. Tajuddin said that Chhattisgarh athletes will take part in the 36th National Masters' Athletics Competition at Goa from 25 to 29 April to be held under the auspices of Masters' Athletics Federation of India. Mr. Chandrakar wished the athletes a bright future.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today directed the Inspector General of Police Raipur Range to conduct a thorough investigation and see that the money invested in the chit fund company Micro-Finance Company Limited is returned to the genuine depositors. Dr. Raman Singh was speaking at the weekly 'Jan-Darshan' programme at his official residence. Long queues were seen at the programme.
Agriculture Minister Mr. Brijmohan Agrawal on Tuesday launched the 'Lok Suraj' campaign at village Lakhouli of Arang Development Block in Raipur district. He announced a series of development works in the block. He promised laying of a road to the village connecting the National Highway 53 and installation of transformer within 15 days. He dedicated a veterinary hospital to the village and performed 'Bhoomipujan' (ground-breaking ceremony) for a community hall and C.C.Road.
The Agriculture Minister Brijmohan Agrawal said that in socialistic pattern of society as per inclination of chief architect of Constitution of India Dr. Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, the other objective was to empower women by making them economically, socially and educationally more strong. He laid emphasis on empowering women with more rights and gave the slogan of 'Mahila Janjagran' to give equal rights to woman in the society.
About Rs Two crore was sanctioned for the purchase of fishing nets and ice-boxes which will be distributed free-of-cost to the beneficiaries. The State Government Agriculture Department has decided to distribute the nets and ice-boxes to the four thousand Fishermen Co-operative Samitis to coincide with the 'Lok Suraj' campaign to be launched on April 14.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh placed wreath and paid courteous tribute to mortal remains of STF personnel, martyred in Sukma naxal attack that occurred at Police Line in Jagdalpur Headquarters of Bastar Division, yesterday evening. Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra, School Education and Tribal Caste Development Minister Mr. Kedar Kashyap, MLAs Mr. Santosh Bafna and Mr. Mahesh Gagda, Jila Panchayat President Jagdalpur Mrs. Jabita Mandawi, State Government's Chief Secretary Mr. Vivek Dhand, Director General of Police Mr. AN Upadhyay and Special Director General of Police (Operation) of CRPF Mr.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that 'Lok Suraj' campaign is a mixture of 'Gram Suraj and 'Nagar Suraj' Vikas Yatra launched earlier in Chhattisgarh. Assessment of the functioning of the Government and various development programmes will be made soon. If there are any deficiencies in the implementation of schemes then they will be rectified. The officers concerned will be answerable for not implementing the various programmes. Dr.
Agriculture Minister Mr. Brijmohan Agrawal on Thursday presided over the Chhattisgarh State Agriculture Marketing Board meeting. The meeting decided to allocate 15 per cent of the funds collected at mandis for the welfare activities of farmers and ten per cent for the protection of cows in villages. Several proposals were approved at the meeting. It was decided that the premises of 50 large mandis will be re-constructed. Mr.Agrawal ordered for constructing godowns with a storage capacity of ten lakh tonne at the large mandis.