पांच सौ और एक हजार रूपये के नोटों के बंद होने के बाद कबीरधाम जिले में 9 दिन गुजरने के बाद भी अधिकांश बैंकों के बाहर नोट बदलवाने के लिये भीड़ लगी हुयी है । हालांकि कई स्थानों पर एटीएम शुरू हो जाने से लोगों को राहत मिली है। परंतु आज भी बैंक खुलते ही लोगों की भीड़ लगनी शुरू हो गयी। बहरहाल नोटबंदी के चलते नोट बदलवाने के लिये महिलाएं की भीड़ भी ज्यादा नजऱ आ रही है। महिलाये बच्चों को लेकर नोट बदलने बैंको में पहुंच रही है।
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh recently visited the tendu patta collection centre at Adivasi dominated Badgaon at Laampahad area in Korba district. He enquired regarding the minimum wages and working conditions. He informed the workers that the State Government had increased the wages from Rs 1200 to Rs 1500 per bag collected. He urged the workers to keep an eye on the quality of tendu patta also. Chief Secretary Mr. Vivek Dhand also was present on the occasion.
Chief Minister appealed villagers that parents should take interest in their children's education and be in contact with school teachers to stay updated about their child's progress. He said that it is the responsibility of government as well as society to maintain quality of education.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh Yesterday said that by interacting with masses at the ground-level the administration will understand the loopholes in the implementation of policies and programmes. There are limitations of the State Government and its Budget. The priorities can be decided by a discussion with the people at the village-level. Dr. Raman Singh was speaking at a massive meeting at district headquarter town Kawardha as a part of 'Lok Suraj' Mission.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today laid foundation stones and inaugurated works worth Rs 115 crore 50 lakh to Kabirdham (Kawarda) district on his brief one-day visit to the district. He was participating in the Baiga Mahotsav and District-level Baiga Sammelan in Baiga Adivasi dominated Development Block headquarter Bodla. He performed 'Bhoomipoojan' and laid foundation stones of 16 developmental works worth Rs 113 crore. He dedicated works worth Rs Two crore 50 lakh. He laid the foundation stone of up-gradation and laying of new roads connecting Village Taregaon- Forest- Daldali.
Union Women and Child Welfare Minister Menaka Gandhi today gave away National Awards to three Aanganbadi workers from Chhattisgarh at a function held in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Names of the awardees are Mrs. Jagmati, Mrs. Rajkumari Soni and Mrs. Sahodra Sinha. It is noteworthy that Mrs. Jagmati from Ghurli Madipara of Dantewada district was awarded National Award for year 2011-12, Mrs. Rajkumari Soni of Sahaspur Kohara (West-3) of Kabeerdham (Kawardha) has been awarded for year 2012-13 and Mrs. Sahodara Sinha of village Nipani-1 of Durg district has been awarded for year 2013-14.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today met a delegation of Sahaspur-Lohara and Kawarda Development blocks in Kabhirdham district at his official residence. The villagers were led by Kawarda MLA Mr. Ashok Sahu. The delegation members invited the Chief Minister to Sahaspur-Lohara Development block village Kuruva on 15 October on the occasion of his birthday. Dr. Raman Singh thanked the delegation for the invite. The Sarpanchs and villagers gave a detailed presentation of the developmental activities in progress in the region. The delegation included Sahaspur-Lohara Janpad member Mrs.
Making the third Sharavan Somwar, Chief Minister of the Chhattisgarh State Dr. Raman Singh, along with his wife Veena Singh and Daughter-in-law Aishwarya Singh offered prayers to Lord Mahadev in the historic Bhoramdev Temple, here on Monday. CM Singh offered prayer, seeking well being of the state masses. In his address on the occasion the Chief Minister said, "Bhoramdev is centre to faith where people of each and every class offer Jalabhishek to Shivlinga. here all the wishes of people come true".
Newly-elected President of Jila Panchayat Kabeerdham Mr. Santosh Patel along with Rajnandgaon MP Mr. Abhishek Singh paid courtesy call on Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh at his residence today. Chief Minister congratulated Mr. Santosh Patel for being elected as Jila Panchayat President. Dr Singh assured that State Government will be extending every possible support to Jila Panchayat Kabeerdham for rural development. On the occasion, Kawardha MLA Mr. Ashok Sahu and Jila Panchayat member Rashmi Vijay Sharma and other Jila Panchayat members and Janpad Panchayat members were also present.
About 450 city buses will be started in 70 big and small cities in Chhattisgarh soon. Twenty-one main cities and 49 link towns are included. Chief Secretary Mr. Vivek Dhand chaired the meeting on transport and it was attended by top officers of the department. The process of tender work for the purchase of buses is completed.