Employment Day will be observed along with Chawal Utsav under Food Security Scheme in 9734 village panchayats in the state under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA)on 7th of every month.
Chhattisgarh Tourism Minister Shri Ajay Chandrakar on Wednesday met Union Culture and Tourism Minister Shri Shripad Yasso Naik and demanded Rs 113.15 crore for expansion of services under various tourism projects. These tourism projects include: developing Gangrel dam to eco tourist spot and Sirpur-Kodar-Raipur-Tandula to mega eco tourist circuit.
The Civil Aviation Ministry on Wednesday accorded approval to Chhattisgarh for commencing international flights from Swami Vivekanand Airport in Raipur. The consent was given by Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju during his meeting with Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh Today In New Delhi During the meeting, the chief minister informed Mr. Raju that the new airport in Raipur excels in all parameters required for operating international flights.
On initiative of Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, girls in Chhattisgarh will now be entitled for free education in government polytechnic institutes as well. State Government has decided to provide exemption in tuition fee to even those girl students, who have taken admission in academic session 2014-15 and those who are presently pursuing courses in these institutes. Living up to his promises in manifestos and budget announcements, Chief Minister Dr.
State Government has issued the orders of new postings for five senior officials. General Administration Department has issued two separate orders in the context, from Mantralya, Naya Raipur.
With a view to bringing qualitative improvement in the health services of Chhattisgarh, the Center on Tuesday decided to establish two important institutions in the state. The decision was taken at a significant meeting here between Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh and Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan. During the meeting, it was decided that one out of 12 super specialty hospitals announced in budget under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY) will come up in Bilaspur.
School Education Minister Kedar Kashyap today distributed grant amount cheques worth Rs 1.12 crores to 138 state-funded schools of Raipur district, in a programme organized at Prof JN Pandey Government Multipurpose Higher Secondary School. On the occasion, School Education Minister inaugurated the 12-day training camp for teachers at District Computer Education Center. Minister Kashyap said that the state-funded schools are doing quite well, despite having limited resources. These schools deserve appreciation for providing quality education to children.
Delegation of officials from State Bank of India today paid courtesy visit to Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh at his residence and invited him to grace state-level convention of SBI officials as Chief Guest of the occasion. They told Chief Minister that the convention would be organized on July 20th. Chief Minister thanked the delegation for the invitation and extended best wishes for success of the programme. Deputy General Secretary of SBI Officers Association Vijay Yechuri and Assistant General Secretary Sumit Patil were also present on the occasion.
Lauding the efforts of Chhattisgarh State Child Welfare Council and Indian Medical Association for organizing health check-up camps, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that such more camps should be hosted in the slum areas, so that people can avail proper medical facilities. During camp 600 patients were given free of cost treatment and doctors including members of social organization were honored by the chief minister at the occasion.
State Government has constituted Chhattisgarh Tribes Advisory Council. Tribal Caste and Scheduled Caste Department has issued notification from Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhavan) in the context. Department officials informed today that as per the notification, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh will be the Chairman of the council while Tribal Caste and Scheduled Caste Development Department Minister Kedar Kashyap will be the Deputy Chairman. Three members of Lok Sabha from tribal-populated areas and 13 MLAs have been nominated as members of the council.