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.
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.
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.
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.
Director of AIIMS, Raipur Prof Dr Nitin Madhusudan Nagarkar paid courtesy call on Governor Balramji Das Tandon at Rajbhavan on Thursday. On the occasion, Principal Secretary to Governor Sunil Kujur was also present.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.