Balod District of Chhattisgarh

NSS gives inspiration for social work: Minister Pandey

Education Minister Premprakash Pande addressing the function

Higher and Technical Education Minister Premprakash Pandey today said that National Social Service gives students an opportunity to understand the rural life and study social issues in the surrounding areas.

Mr. Pandey was speaking as chief guest at the seven-day National Social Service camp at Agrasen Polytechnic campus, Dangania, District Balod. The camps inspire the students to do social service and work for the welfare of the nation. The main aim of the camps is to involve the student community in development activities.

Centre sanctions Rs 412 crore under MNREGA for Chhattisgarh

Union Rural Development  Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh meeting with Chhattisgarh  Rural Development Minister Ajay Chandrakar

After deliberating upon the proposals of State Government, Central Government today sanctioned Rs 412 crore for Chhattisgarh under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). Union Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh sanctioned the amount after an hour-long meeting with Chhattisgarh Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Ajay Chandrakar in New Delhi. Union Secretary for Panchayat and Rural Development along with Additional Chief Secretary of Chhattisgarh Government's Panchayat and Rural Development Department M K Raut were present at the meeting.

Union Agriculture Minister's announcement on request of Chief Minister

Union Agriculture Minister Radhamohan Singh felicitated 14 progressive farmers from four states.

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.

Flying squads inspect Belodi College: Principal, two clerks found absent

Premprakash Pande Higher Education Minister

Shri Premprakash Pande Higher Education Minister today said that the Education Department officers should ensure that education is being imparted to the students as per schedule. Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has given orders to conduct inspection of colleges by flying squads. The Government is keeping a close watch on the functioning of colleges and the performance of the principals and lecturers. A flying squad today inspected a Government college at Belodi in Balod district. The Principal Mr RK Shukla was found absent for the past six days.

Swachchh Bharat Abhiyaan: Pledge to 'Make India Clean' to be taken on October 2

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh

On the occasion of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary on October 2, pledge to 'make India clean' will be taken in all the offices, schools-colleges and various organizations in Chhattisgarh. Under nation-wide Swachchh Bharat Abhiyaan, these pledge-ceremonies will be organized in all 27 District Headquarters of state around 9.30 am. Chief Minister, Regional MPs, MLAs, and Jila Panchayat Presidents will grace these programmes as Chief Guests and administer the pledge.

Government to establish blood banks in 13 districts within a month

Blood Bank

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.

Sugar Factories in Chhattisgarh produces 68 thousand metric tons of Sugar

Three cooperative sugar factories of Chhattisgarh have produced 68 thousand metric tons of sugar in the previous financial year 2013-14. These sugar factories are based in village Ramhepur of Kabeerdham (Kawardha) district, village Krerta of Surajpur district and village Karkabhaat of Balod district. In these factories, nearly 7 lakh 70 thousand metric tons of sugarcane were procured from more than 10 thousand farmers last year. During sugarcane crushing season 2013-14, total 7 lakh 70 thousand 931 metric tons of sugarcane were crushed, against the target of 8 lakh 70 thousand metric tons.

Seven Teachers of Chhattisgarh to be felicitated at hands of President on Teachers Day

On the occasion of Teachers day on September 5, five teachers of Chhattisgarh will be felicitated at hands of President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee for their excellent contribution in the field of education, at the Teachers Felicitation Programme to be organized at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. These teachers will be awarded incentives of Rs 25 thousand each along with a silver medal and a certificate. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has congratulated the teachers selected for prestigious President Award.

Commissioner planted saplings of kadam tree

Commissioner planting saplings

Divisional Commissioner Dr. B.L. Tiwari on Thursday planted saplings Gundrdehi Kadam tree in the Tehsil office premises. Shri Narendra Shukla collector and other officials also planted one plant. Commissioner said on the occasion that the plants planted by the water and putting tree guards to protect him.

CM expresses grief on sad demise of villagers in Balod Murram Accident

Balod Murram Accident

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has expressed profound grief on sad demise of villagers in the accident that occurred in village Bhendi (Suregaon) of Daundilohara block Balod district. He has empathized with the bereaved families. Chief Minister has prayed for speedy health recovery of injured victims of the accident and has instructed the officials concerned to provide better medical facilities to them. Dr. Raman Singh has instructed the Balod Collector to provide financial aid to families of the deceased.