Union Agriculture Minister Mr Radhamohan Singh today announced the construction of a conference hall at a cost of Rs 3 crore on the premises of Indira Gandhi Agricultural University here. The hall will be in the name of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya. He was speaking at the two-day seventh regional meet of the Indian Agricultural Research Council. On the instructions of Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, he also announced the construction of a kisaan hostel in the name of Late Dr Khubchand Baghel in the capital.
Under the awareness campaign for cleanliness under nation-wide programme, on Monday, Inter-state bus stand was cleaned in presence of Nagar Panchayat president Peeluram Yadav, vice president Mansingh Somvanshi, additional CEO Shishirkant Pandey along with other public representatives. The people were appealed not to make their surroundings unclean. In rural areas Janvikas Sansthan of Bastar is organizing cleanliness week in Gongala Panchayat. Meanwhile in Patinaikaras and Kundapal, the villagers, men, women and children are participating in cleaning the village.
State government will establish blood banks in thirteen districts of the state within a month. State Health Minister Amar Agrawal has directed the health department officials in a review meeting to make all the necessary arrangements in this regard. The minister informed that the blood banks will be started in Jashpur, Narainpur, Bijapur, Kondagaon, Sukma, Balrampur, Surajpur, Janjgir-Champa, Mungeli, Bemetara, Balod, Gariaband and Baloda Bazaar districts within a month. It may be mentioned that the state health department is presently running blood banks in sixteen districts.
A new scheme in order to secure future of girl child and to provide them a healthy tomorrow, 'Noni Suraksha Yojana, has been started by government According to reports, with a noble intention of encouraging positive attitude towards girl child in society so as to curb female foeticide and maintain male-female ratio, state government initiated 'Noni Suraksha Yojana'. Girl child born after April 01, 2014 will be applicable for benefits under scheme. Those who are living under Bit as per the census record of 2002 will also be entitled for scheme.
Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh on Tuesday had a meeting with Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Jual Oram at New Delhi, where they discussed development and expansion of education and other facilities in tribal-populated areas. With a view to decrease school dropout rates in remote areas of Chhattisgarh, the Centre on Tuesday accorded sanction for construction of 13 hostels/ashrams of 500-seater capacity in tribal-dominated areas with no school facilities told Minister Oram in the meeting.
During the state level Inspire Award Exhibition, Sukma government Higher Secondary School, Kerlapal class 8th student Rajesh Shah model of GSLV satellite launch vehicle has been selected for national level event. Collector Elmil Lakra has extended greetings to the student for his achievement. District Education Officer Nitin Dadsena was also present. During the state level inspire award exhibition 1300 students had participated in which Mesh was one of the participant He had prepared the model under guidance of Yogesh Chandrakar and Principal H R Nag.
Eight Naxalites with intention to return to mainstream has surrendered before Dornapal Subdivisional Officer Police Sanjay Dhruve while Konta police has arrested a warrantee Naxalite and sent him to jail. Dornapal SDOP Dhruve said that Kerlapal area committee members Madkam Joga, Vetty Huda, Madkam Deva, Madkam Podiya, Madkam Joga, Polyam Muiyya, Kawasi Nanda and Punam Morju had been linked with Left wing extremist organisation for long. They had stated of the hazardous life and harassment as reason for leaving the organisation.
Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and the van driver (civilian) died while the BSF doctor suffered severe injuries when the Naxalites took another vicious move on Tuesday morning by triggering a landmine blast on Manjhipara culvert, located on Kerlapal-Bade Sitti road, situated 18 km from Sukma district headquarters. The BSF personnel had just left Sukma after successful completing of their election duty. Unfortunately, targeting them, they fell prey to a 35-kgs bomb planted under the Manjhipara culvert that exploded when the van was crossing the culvert.
"District Headquarters of all nine newly-formed districts will be adorned with well-equipped stadiums for the convenience and facility of sportspersons there" said Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh while addressing the general meeting of Chhattisgarh Olympic Association that was organized at conference hall of New Circuit House today, after the executive meeting of the association concluded.
In biggest ever strike by a joint team of security forces, at least 15 Maoist guerrillas in uniform, were killed after a fierce gunfight in the dense jungles of restive Sukma District, in the wee hours of Tuesday. However, there was no report of police casualty, till the reports last came in. Post the gunfight, the joint team of security forces comprising commandos from Andhra Pradesh's anti-Maoist Grey Hound, troopers from 217 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and District Force of Bijapur and Sukma districts, recovered nine out of 15 bodies, including five women and four men.