Under Support Price Policy, procurement of more than 13 lakh 74 thousand 581 metric tons have been recorded in 1976 procurement centres of Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies in Chhattisgarh, till date. Procurement in these centres began from December 1. The stock of paddy procured includes 5 lakh 49 thousand 571 metric tons of A-grade, 5 lakh 8 thousand 439 metric tons of thick-variety and 3 lakh16 thousand 570 metric tons of paddy of Sarna variety.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh greeted the people on the occasion of Guru Ghasidas Jayanti. In his message, the he said that the preaching of Guru Ghasidas enlightened the depressed and disheartened people with a spell of confidence, faith and meaningful life and are doing the same today also. These views were expressed by the Chief Minister during the function organised at village Lalpur (Mungeli district) here on Thursday. Addressing to large congregation and followers of Guru Ghasidas. Dr. Raman Singh said that his preaching has strengthened the bond of harmony brotherhood and amity.
"According to the percepts of Guru Ghasidas all human beings should be treated as equals and only truth is god and god is truth. Guruji also insisted for the equal status for man and women and following his percepts the new policies have been implemented in Chhattisgarh State including equal rights to son and daughter along with equal educational and employment opportunities and many others will be introduced soon," pointed Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh while addressing the 258th Guru Ghasidas Jayanti celebration at Stanam Bhawan, Sector-6 Bhilai here on Thursday.
The State Government has declared holiday on December 29 and December 31 in connection with the local bodies polls in the State. The employees can avail of the holiday as per the polling date in their respective constituencies.
The Chhattisgarh State Labour Department has issued an order to this effect on December 11 at the Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhawan). As per the order the workers employed in industries and shops can avail of the holiday on Monday 29 December and Wednesday 31 December as per the election day in their areas.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has extended hearty greetings to public on birth anniversary of Guru Baba Ghasidas, great social reformer and founder of Satnam Panth. In his congratulatory message issued on the eve of Guru Baba Ghasidas Jayanti, Dr Singh stated that Guru Ghasidas was the precious gem of India and Chhattisgarh, who showed the path of truth, non-violence, compassion, kindness and social harmony to human society. His teachings and thoughts are beneficial to the nation and the world even today.
Chhattisgarh has bagged two national awards in information technology sector. Computer Society of India (CSI) Nihilent has conferred award on Chhattisgarh for sustained excellence in IT sector and has also bestowed Sustenance Award in project category for geographical information system (GIS) operated by Chhattisgarh InfoTech and Biotech Promotion Society (CHiPS).
Governor Balramji Das Tandon on Tuesday extended his best wishes to the citizens of Chhattisgarh and the country and Army on the occasion of Vijay Diwas on December 16. Governor Mr. Tandon in a message said that he humbly pays homage to the officers and jawans of the Army, Air Force and Navy who laid down their lives for the liberation of Bangladesh in 1971. The Governor said 16 December Vijay Diwas was a proud day in the history of India and Army who created a new nation Bangladesh.
Bhilai Steel Plant, the flagship unit of Maharatna SAIL has won an award in the National Energy Conservation Award 2014, in the Integrated Steel sector, on the basis of the improvement in its energy performance over the previous year, 2012-13 in an award function on 14th December, 2014. Energy conservation initiatives at SAIL’s Bhilai Steel Plant have led to a saving of Rs. 364 crore during the financial year 2013-14. Bhilai Steel Plant has won this award for achieving a 5% saving in thermal energy consumption and savings of 2% in electrical energy consumption over the previous year.
The three-day Raipur Sahitya Mahotsav ended on a high-note on Sunday at 'Purkhoti Mukhtangan' in Naya Raipur. A lot of interested citizens thronged the three mandaps all through the day and participated in the literary and cultural exchanges of intellectual giants. A lot of students visited the mandaps. Amir Khan's 'Satyamev Jayate' team threw light on the interesting facets at the Padamlal Punnalal Bakshi Mandal. Mr. Satyajeet Bhatkal and Lancenat Fernandez and 'Sutradaar' Mr. Ajay Brahmatmaj shared their views with the audience. Mr.
A workshop was held on constructive literature at the Habib Tanvir Mandap at 'Purkhouti Mukhtangan' on the last day of Raipur Sahitya Mahotsav on Sunday. Famous poet Mr. Naresh Saksena while explaining the nuances of poetry revealed that a lot is said in a few words. He said new techniques has made it easy to write and read literature easy.