Chhattisgarh has ranked among the top three states of nation in terms of production of various kinds of minerals. This information was given at the 13th meeting of state-level geological programme board organized by Directorate of Geology and Mining of State Government. In the meeting, the proposed geological programmes for mineral exploration in current financial year 2013-14, were finalized. The meeting of geological programme board was chaired by Mineral Resource Department Secretary MK Tyagi.
"Ensuring security of food, health, nutrition and education to every individual of state is the top priority of Chhattisgarh Government. This is why ration cards under Chief Minister Food Security Act have been issued to the eligible beneficiaries, who will be able to avail the supply of food grains at the rate of Rs 1 and Rs 2 per kg", said Women and Child Development Minister and Minister In-charge of Lata Ussendi while addressing a district-level Shala Praveshotsav programme organized at village Korar of North Bastar (Kanker) district yesterday.
State Government have approved Rs 8.47 crores for construction of buildings for five government polytechnic colleges of state. Technical Education Minister Ramvichaar Netam informed today that these polytechnic colleges are situated in District Headquarters Baikunthpur of Koriya, District Headquarters Jashpur, Narainpur, Bijapur and North Bastar (Kanker).
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh during the Vikas Yatra Fundabhathe village in Balod District unveiled the status of martyr Lokesh Kumar Sahu, police personnel, who life during naxal encounter in Kanker District on 26 April 2007.