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State gears up for Lok Suraaj campaign

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | Naya Raipur | in Raipur

Preparations have begun for State-level 'Lok Suraaj' campaign which will be launched during the summer months in all the villages and towns of Chhattisgarh, officials informed. Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand has directed all the District Collectors through video-conferencing to make preparations on war-footing. The campaign will be launched in three-phases. Camps will...

PHDCCI seminar on ‘Make in India & FDI in Retail’ today

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) in joint association with Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI) is organising a conference titled “Make in India & FDI in Retail: Opening Bright Avenues for Food Processing Sector” in Raipur on Tuesday. In Chhattisgarh, the food processing sector is in growing...

Abhishek Singh campaigns for BJP in UP

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | Rajnandgaon | in Raipur

Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) from Rajnandgaon Abhishek Singh campaigned extensively for BJP candidates at Allahabad for Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. During the door-to-door campaign, Singh appealed the masses to cast their votes and script victory for BJP candidates. He also addressed several public rallies during the electioneering for BJP...

State Govt to distribute smart phones to Anganwadi workers

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The State Government has decided to make available smart phones to the Anganwadi workers. Around 8,500 workers will be provided with smart phones in the districts of Raipur, Gariyabandh, Durg, Bemetara, Balod and Kabirdham, officials informed. The mobile phones will be provided under the ISNIP project. These Anganwadi workers will be...

Cultural fare at Rajim Kumbh draws visitors

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | Rajim | in Raipur

Colourful cultural programmes are being organised at the open-air stage of ‘Mahakumbh Kalp’ at Rajim in Gariaband district. Renowned artist of the State such as Alka Chandrakar performed on various Chhattisgarhi songs of different genre. Likewise, Khushidas Manikpuri mesmerised the audiences by singing the hymns with messages of Sant Kabirdas. Padamshree Devyani...

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s tour of Chhattisgarh from Feb 26

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Spiritual leader and founder of ‘Art of Living’ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit Chhattisgarh to participate in ‘Spandan’ Maha-satsang programmes scheduled to be held in Bijapur and Raipur on February 26 and February 27 respectively, Deependra Deewan, State Co-ordinator of Chhattisgarh unit of Art of Living said while addressing...

Naya Raipur, Bhilai to be part of State’s ‘Smart Urban Agglomerate': Govt

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Large regional centres like Naya Raipur and Bhilai are also part of the Smart City initiatives of Chhattisgarh Government which will have a symbiotic relationship for smart urban development and adoption while converting the region into a larger 'Smart Urban Agglomerate', explained the Smart City proposal of the State during...

Chhattisgarh's Shubham Agrawal picked up by Gujarat Lions for IPLT20

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Shubham Agrawal of Chhattisgarh, who has already proved his cricketing caliber through batting and bowling at BCCI T20 Trophy League cricket tournament recently, has been chosen by Gujarat Lions at the auction of IPL 2017, informed Rajesh Dave, Secretary, Chhattisgarh State Cricket Association (CSCA) on Monday. Shubham, native of Bilaspur city...

Athletics Academy to come up in State: CM

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | Naya Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday announced that an athletics academy will be opened in the State. He was addressing the participants of a ‘Half Marathon’ of 21 kms, 10 kms and 5 kms, here on Sunday morning, during the prize distribution ceremony. The ‘Half Marathon’ was organised by the Chhattisgarh...

Sipat plant to install solar powered water ATMs

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bilaspur | in Raipur

NTPC Ltd’s Sipat Thermal Power Station will soon install reverse osmosis plants with solar powered ATMs for delivery of safe drinking water to nine villages around the power station. It might be recalled that the company had undertaken a comprehensive ecological monitoring programme at Korba, besides its five other key stations,...



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