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‘Intra-river linking will lead to reduction in floods’

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari believes Chhattisgarh is among nine States where successful completion of intra-river linking projects will lead to reduction in disaster during floods. The projects would also lead to improved irrigation facilities, employment generation in agriculture and increase in exports and decrease in migration...

Shabri river flowing above danger mark

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Konta | in Raipur

With incessant rainfall experienced during the last couple of days, Shabri river is flowing above the danger mark while generating the possibility of flood in the Konta region of Dantewada district. The National Highway which joins Konta with Andhra Pradesh was cut off near Veerapuram due to the heavy rainfall, officials...

Ex-Judge TP Sharma appointed Chief Lokayukta of Chhattisgarh

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh Government has appointed Justice (Retired) TP Sharma, former Judge of Chhattisgarh High Court, Bilaspur as ‘Pramukh Lokayut of Chhattisgarh Lok Ayog, from the date he assumes office. The order was issued by General Administration department on Monday. Justice (Rtd) T P Sharma is presently holding the post of Chairman, Chhattisgarh...

‘Halfway Home’, counsellors’ arrangement in hospitals: Prasanna

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Now another alternative is being arranged is ‘Halfway Home’ admission in hospital where separate beds are being available in cases where suspected dengue patients or their relatives are insisting for admission in hospital, even though such patients do not require treatment based in hospitals, said Health and Family Welfare department...

Cong launches ‘I am Unemployed’ campaign

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The Congress party is going make 'unemployment' an issue in the upcoming Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh slated later this year. In the same bid, the party launched ‘I am Unemployed’ campaign at a function organised by Youth Congress held here at the party’s State Congress office Rajiv Bhawan on Monday to...

Urn with ashes of late PM AB Vajpayee arriving on Wednesday

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The urn containing ashes of mortal remains of former Prime Minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee would reach Swami Vivekananda Airport here on Wednesday. The urn would be taken to all the districts of the State before the ashes will be immersed in major rivers of the State, BJP sources here informed. Party...

Now dial ‘112’ to seek varied emergency help

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh Police has launched a single emergency number ‘112’ for the citizens on which they can dial during emergencies needing police help, reporting fire incident or calling the Ambulance. A trial of the emergency number was done in the city on Monday. At present, the facility is being launched in 11 of...

Ministers flag off rice rake to Kerala

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

As per the announcement of Chief Minister Raman Singh, for the flood affected people of Kerala, 2500 metric tonne of rice, one railway rake was flagged off to Thiruvananthpuram, Kerala on Sunday evening. Chhattisgarh State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited had provided the rice and cost of which is Rs 7.50 crore. Food...

Railway to provide relief material for Kerala: Piyush Goyal

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | PNS | Raipur | in Raipur

As per the directive of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to provide all possible help to Kerala flood affected people, railway will provide free transportation of relief material for Kerala through various State Government agencies, PSUs and other Government agencies. Implementing the said order, South East Central Railway (SECR), Raipur Railway Division...

Govt to hire skilled manpower for DAY-NRLM implementation

Monday, 20 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The State Government will be hiring skilled manpower for the State Mission Management Unit (SMMU) and City Mission Management Unit (CMMU), SUDA and for other Missions for the purpose of successful implementation of Deendayal Antodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM), officials informed. Notably, Deendayal Antodaya Yojana – National Rural...

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