On the Raksha Bandan festival, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh added a new chapter in global green movement by tying Rakhi Sacred protective thred to Bel Aegle marmenos tree in his official residence and created conservation consciousness among all section of society.
Indian Army Central Command General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GoC) Lieutenant General Rajan Bakshi paid a courtesy visit to Governor Shekhar Dutt on Wednesday. He was accompanied by Madhya Bharat General Officer Commanding Lieutenant General R K Rana and Chhattisgarh Odisha Sub Area (COSA) Commander Brigadier Balraj Mehta.
During state-wide Vikas Yatra, weekly Jandarshan programme scheduled on August 22 Thursday at Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh's residence Raipur, has been cancelled. Reason being, Chief Minister will leave for 6-day visit to Bilaspur Division for fifth phase of Vikas Yatra on Thursday. On August 22, Dr Singh will visit Ratanpur, Kota, Kargikala, Tendua, Junapara, Lormi and Mungeli and address public gatherings at these places. Fifth phase of Vikas Yatra will commence from August 22 and culminate on August 27.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh inaugurated various construction works worth nearly Rs.Chief Minister left Aarang around 5.30 pm and thereafter, he graced the Vikas Yatra programmes organized in Navapara, Abhanpur, Mana and Boriyakala with his presence. At last, the Vikas Yatra procession led by Chief Minister reached Mana Camp around midnight and during the programme organized there, Dr Singh inaugurated and laid foundation of various development and construction worth Rs 15 crores. This includes bhumi-pujan of hospital building.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on Saturday evening released a unique Souvenir, containing information about the 43 heritage trees of the Capital City. Published by Green Guardian Society (GGS), Souvenir has the details about trees' thickness, height, estimated age and GPS location of the trees. On this occasion, Chief Minister congratulated and asked GGS to prepare district-wise directory of heritage trees.
"Active participation of sports associations has created a positive environment for sports activities in state and it feels great to see the young generation taking more interest in the sports field", said Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh while addressing the newly-elected executive members of Chhattisgarh State Tennis Association, who had come to pay courtesy visit to Chief Minister at his residence today.