Chhattisgarh

Power defaulters to face stern action

state level review meeting

Chhattisgarh State Power Company (CSPC) is going to take stern action against major power defaulters. In a state level review meeting held to discuss power development and consumer services, the CSPC Managing Director Subodh Kumar Singh said that grievances of major power defaulters should not be redressed at all. Singh discussed measures for improving quality of services. He instructed officials to take necessary action to regularize illegal power connection, check power theft and reduce technical, commercial loss and bring down transformer failure rate.

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Central Chrobicle

Glimpses of urban development at Photo Exhibition- a memorable experience for visitors

Huge Crowd of People at Photo Exhibition

Large number of people visited the photo exhibition organized by Public Relations Department at historical town hall of capital city Raipur and cherished the experience of having a rear-view on the journey of urban development in Chhattisgarh.School students and students of Mats University also visited the exhibition and viewed the pictorial presentation of urban development in Chhattisgarh. State Government's Public Relation Department has organized this photo exhibition on the theme- 'Sanvarte Sheher-Sanvarta Chhattisgarh', on account of Independence Day.

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Vision News Service

Area of Irrigated Land in Chhattisgarh increases to 34.20 per cent

Water Resource Department Minister Brijmohan Agrawal

Area of irrigated land in Chhattisgarh has significantly increased as a result of consistent efforts made by state government to expand the irrigation facilities in state. At the time of formation, irrigated area in state was not more than 20 per cent. But presently, the irrigated area in Chhattisgarh has increased to 34.20 per cent. In year 2001, irrigation facility was available for only 13.28 hectares of land, whereas at present, the state has irrigation facility for 19 lakh hectares.

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www.dprcg.gov.in

Central Cabinet decides to hike iron-ore royalty, on request of CM Dr. Raman Singh

Chief Minister Chhattisgarh

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh's dedicated efforts at national-level have yielded successful results. On his request, Central Government has decided to increase the royalty rate for iron-ore from 10 per cent to 15 per cent of the selling price. Subsequently, significant increase in annual mineral revenue collection is expected in Chhattisgarh state. This decision will benefit other iron-ore producing states as well.

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Haribhoomi

Governor Balram Das Tandon visits Bhilai Steel Plant

Governor Balramji Das Tandon visited Bhilai Steel Plant.

Governor of Chhatusgarh, Balramji Dass Tandon on Wednesday visited Bhilai Steel Plant and observed keenly the production process in several departments under BSP.
The Governor on his arrival to Bhilai was accorded a grand welcome by CEO (BSP) S Chandrasekaran at the helipad near Bhilai Niwas. Soon after his arrival, the Governor, accompanied by CEO (BSP) S Chandrasekaran, ED (Works) and other senior officials, proceeded towards Bhilai Steel Plant where he observed the functioning and production process of Steel Melting Shop-2. Plate Mill along with Rail and Structural Mills.

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Vision News Service

Expansion of tourism can curb terrorism: Tourism Minister

The Chhattisgarh Tourism Minister Ajay Chandrakar during the seminar in New Delhi.

Chhattisgarh Tourism Minister Ajay Chandrakar today attended the conference of state tourism ministers held in New Delhi. In his address to the conference, Minister Chandrakar insisted that expansion of tourism industry in the state would generate employment opportunities for tribal youths and help in curbing Left Wing Extremism. Tourism Minister of Chhattisgarh Ajay Chandrakar demanded that Chhattisgarh should be given a special category status like Jammu and Kashmir and other North-eastern states for development of its tourism industry.

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Hitavada

Eco-friendly idol maker Ganesh Goyal pays courtesy visit to Culture Minister Ajay Chandrakar

Eco-friendly idol maker Ganesh Goyal paid courtesy visit to Minister Ajay Chandrakar.

Eco-friendly idol maker Ganesh Goyal paid courtesy visit to Culture and Tourism Minister of Chhattisgarh Ajay Chandrakar on Wednesday at his residence. Ganesh Goyal, a resident of Muraina, Madhya Pradesh, is engaged in making different types of idols and statues using cow-dung. Ganesh gifted an idol of deity to Culture Minister on the occasion. Ganesh told that he is working for the causes of cow protection and environment conservation by making idols of deities like Lord Ganesh, Ma Durga, Shivji, Parvati, Ma Lakshmi and others, using cow-dung.

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Hitavada

Large number of School Children Pay Visit to Photo Exhibition

Children viewed the pictures at the exhibition

Large number of children from various schools today visited the photo exhibition organized by Public Relations Department on theme "Sanvarte Sheher- Sanvarta Chhattisgarh", at Town Hall, Raipur. Children viewed the pictures put on display at the exhibition venue and praised the development works in Naya Raipur and various other cities of Chhattisgarh. They also had a keen look on the pictures based on roads, Kamal Vihar and Nal-Jal Schemes of Raipur city and other development works.

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Vision News Service

Officials and employees of Rajbhavan take pledge on the occasion of Goodwill Day

Principal Secretary Sunil Kujur administering oath.

On the occasion of National Goodwill Day (Rashtriya Sadbhavna Diwas), Principal Secretary to Governor administered the pledge of national unity and communal harmony to the officials and employees of Rajbhavan on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Deputy Secretary to Governor Janmjai Mahobe and other officials and employees were also present.

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Hitavada