Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that State Government had issued instructions to all the Agriculture Department officers concerned to ensure crops are purchased by the Co-operative Samities as per the guidelines issued by the authorities. He was attending the 'Jan Darshan' programme where he met people's representatives and farmers at his official residence. Sarangarh Janpad Panchayat member Mrs. Savita Nishad submitted a memorandum listing the demands of the farmers. Dr. Raman Singh directed the memorandum to the Secretary of the Co-Operatives' Department.
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Ms. Maneka Gandhi today appreciated the steps taken by Chhattisgarh State Government led by Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh to address the malnutrition among children in the State. Ms. Maneka Gandhi was speaking at the Nawagaon Panchayat-level Mahila Sammelan in Abhanpur Development Block. She visited the Anganwadi Centre and spoke to the children there. She also visited the Nutritious Diet (Ready-To-Eat) production centre. Ms. Maneka Gandhi lamented that malnutrition has become a major problem in the country.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has appealed the Industrialist to assist Government in Skill development of labourers. Particularly, real estate businessmen can play impotent part in this task, Dr. Singh added as he added the 2-day 'Statecon-2015' Convention of Real Estate Developers Association of India on Thursday.
State Government has set a target to develop the skill of 50000 school dropout youths this year through the Livelihood Colleges. Government also wants to construct nearly 2 lakh houses in next 3 years, which will be for economically weaker sections and middle class families.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today launched the Mobile Application and Digital Archive (Photo and Video footage) of the Public Relations Department to make the State Government more convenient to reach to the masses. The State has gone in a high-tech mode in Chhattisgarh. Dr. Singh congratulated the Public Relations Department for making Chhattisgarh the first State in the country to have its own Mobil e Application.
Union Coal Secretary Anil Swarup on Friday held discussion with Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand and other senior officials of Chhattisgarh government here at Mantralaya -Mahanadi Bhawan on various significant issues pertaining to the Coal Ministry. On the occasion the Union Coal Secretary praised the initiative taken by the Chhattisgarh Government expediting coal production from newly allocated blocks. Swarup expressed hope that other states also will show willingness like Chhattisgarh and start production from newly allocated coal blocks.
Shahid Veer Narayan Singh is not only limited to state but has laurel to the country and free India is full of gratitude for him. To feed the stomachs of hungry people, he opened the food storage. He had the intention and expressed through action. Today government respecting sentiments of people introduces schemes and implementing it said Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh while participating in the Martyrdom Day at Sonakhan on Wednesday. The pace of development is continuing. State Assembly Speaker Gauri Shankar Agrawal termed Shahid Singh as person raising voice against injustice.
Chief Minister inaugurated the sixth Government Allopathic Medical College in Rajnandgaon
Trainee Officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) 2013 batch paid courtesy call on Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today at Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhavan). Chief Minister congratulated the trainees for their selection in IAS. During an informal conversation with Dr Singh, Dr Singh said that selection in government service is a golden opportunity to serve nation and society. Although it is a challenging job but the challenges can be overcome with intellect and team spirit. Each government and administrative officer must have sensitive and empathetic attitude towards public, he said.
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.
Chhattisgarh's Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Serjius Minj inaugurated the daylong state-level workshop for PWD officers on 'Right to Information Act 2005', today at new circuit house. In his address to the workshop, CIC Minj said that RTI is extremely important for maintaining transparency in government-administration. He said that the tasks performed by any of the departments of government are meant for public. Hence, people have the right to know about these works.