New Delhi, Delhi, July 26, 2011 /India PRwire/ -- Central Zone, which comprises the 3 states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, houses approximately 6 million orphan children (under 18 years) and this figure will shoot up to 7.6 million by the year 2021 according to a recent study by SOS Children's Villages of India. It is closely followed by the East Zone which has approximately 5.20 million orphans, and is estimated to increase to 6 million by 2021.
Raipur: In a bid to provide technical education to the youth of the state to help them get employment, the government has decided to open seven new ITIs in Chhattisgarh this year. The ITIs will be opened in Manpur (Rajnandgaon), Bhanpuri and Makdi (Bastar), Ara (Jashpur), Chendra (Sarguja) and Gundarhehi and Dhamdha (Durg).
Chhattisgarh Police and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel bust a Maoist camp during a joint operationin Rajnandgaon District.
The security forces seized arms, ammunitions and essential items of daily use such as hair oil, soap bars, edibles and transistors among others.
The police on Sunday said the seizure was done after a brief encounter.
Union home minister P Chidambaram is visiting Gadchiroli on December 28 to review the security scenario and development initiatives in areas under Maoist influence.