New varieties of turmeric and coriander developed in Chhattisgarh


Agriculture College and Agriculture Research Centre, Boerdar in Raigarh district have developed the new varieties of turmeric and coriander that gives more immunity and better yield. Agriculture scientists have attained this success as the result of rigorous research and experiments of last nine years. Proposal for issuing notification regarding these newly-discovered varieties has been sent to Central Government's Notification Committee. As soon as the proposal is approved, seeds of these new variety turmeric and coriander will be made available to farmers.


'Open House' at Raj Bhawan concludes: Aam Admi greet Governor on Deepavali

Governor Balramji Das Tandon and his wife Brijpal Tandon on the auspicious occasion

'Open House' was held at Raj Bhawan on Deepavali. The doors of Raj Bhawan were open to common citizens. Rich and poor, people belonging to various religions, politicians of various hues, social workers, administrators wished Governor Mr Balramji Das Tandon and his wife Mrs Brijpal Tandon on the auspicious occasion. The Governor while accepting their greetings wished the citizens of the state a bright and prosperous future. Mr Balramji Tandon stressed on the need to 'Swachchta' to maintain sound health and disease-free society.

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Speaker given warm welcome on his return from foreign tour

Vidhan Sabha Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal warm welcome

Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha Speaker Mr Gaurishankar Agrawal was today given a warm welcome at the Swami Vivekananda Airport on his return from a successful foreign tour. It may be recalled that Mr Agrawal left Raipur on October 4 and attended the 60th Commonwealth Members of Parliament meet in Cameroon from October 6 to October 9.


CM reviews Agriculture Department

CM Dr. Raman Singh chairing the meeting

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today said that there was 30 % increase in production of food grains and 69% increase in oil seeds in the last 11 years. He was reviewing the functioning of the Agriculture Department at Mantralaya. The pulse production had increased by 10%. He stressed upon the need for public-private partnership in the Government agricultural farms. Chhattisgarh Agriculture Minister Mr Brijmohan Agrawal and other top officers of the department were present.


Chief Minister greets public on Deepawali: 'Clean environment adds true joy to festivities'

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr Raman Singh has extended warm and hearty wishes to public on the occasions of Dhanteras, Deepawali, Govardhan Pooja and Bhaidooj. In the congratulatory message released today, Dr Singh mentioned about National Cleanliness Campaign stating that the true joy of festivities is found in clean surroundings. On the occasion of festivals, we should pledge to keep our home, neighborhood, ward, village and city clean. Dr Raman Singh has appealed people to use oil-lamps made of clay for decoration purpose on Deepawali.


Nine Gems' of Chhattisgarh to contribute in Clean India Campaign: CM nominates the Nine Gems

CM Dr. Raman Singh addressing the Programme.

'Navratna' (Nine Gems) of Chhattisgarh will play active role and contribute in creating public awareness towards the ongoing Clean India Campaign. Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has nominated nine prominent citizens of state from art-culture, social service,industrial and other sectors, as the 'nine gems of state' for ensuring their significant contribution in the campaign. This includes four Padma Shree adorned persons as well.


National Cleanliness Campaign will realize the dream of Mahatma Gandhi: Dr Raman Singh

Chief Minister presented memento, certificates andrequest letters to these Nine Gems.

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that the National Cleanliness Campaign hailed by Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi would realize the dream of Mahatma Gandhi. It is the campaign of people. We cannot envision a healthy and developed Chhattisgarh unless we realize the goal of 'Clean Chhattisgarh'. This Campaign unites people for the cause of developing healthy nation. Chief Minister expressed these thoughts today while addressing the citizens nominated as 'nine gems', at the meeting of Mission Clean India and National Cleanliness Campaign, organized at Mantralaya.


CM lays foundation stones for 51 development works worth Rs 90 crore at Raigarh

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, dedicated and laid foundation stones

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on Sunday dedicated and laid foundation stones for 51 development work worth Rs 90 crore at Raigarh district Headquarters. Addressing a massive public gathering on the occasion, the Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said here on Sunday Raigarh is being developed as city of public utilities. He said the BJP government's target is to make Raigarh a smart city with all basic amenities for the people.


CM inaugurates new multi-sports stadium at Raigarh

CM Dr. Raman Singh inaugurating newly constructed multi-sports Stadium at Raigarh.

To provide better sports facilities in the state, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh inaugurated new multi-sports stadium at Raigarh here on Sunday. The stadium has been constructed with cost 2.50 crore and will have mult-sport facilities.
Speaking at the occasion, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, the state has many talented sports persons and to provide them better facilities, the government is making efforts to develop new sports filed and infrastructures.