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Test possibilities to provide water from Madsilli lake

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh hearing the problems of people during the Jandarshan programme.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh directed the officials to test the possibilities of providing potable water by pumping water, from Madsilli, a nearly natural lake, to the residents of village Jawahar Nagar under Gram Panchayat Khamharpali in Sarangarh development block of Raigarh district. During the weekly Jandarshan programme held on Thursday at the official residence of Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, villagers from Jawahar Nagar appraised the Chief Minister about their problems.

2047 couples tie knot in mass marriage ceremony

CM Dr. Raman Singh blessing a disabled couple and handing over a cheque

"Marrying the girl child is the happiest moment for every father and the Maukhamantri Kanyadan Yojana has succeeded in fighting against the dowry system, the social evil that ruins the life of girl along with her entire family. Through better implementation of this scheme, the state government has picked up the gauntlet against the dowry system and smiles can be brought on the lips of lakhs of people under economically weaker sections of the society.

ACB team searches Agrawal's chamber

ACB, inside chamber of Commercial Tax Deputy Commissioner Shankar Lal Agrawal at Sales Tax Office.

Expanding their dragnet on Commercial Tax 9Enforcement) Deputy Commissioner Shankar Lal Agrawal, sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday descended at Sales Tax office, adjacent to Raj Bhavan, to take up intense searching of the errant officer's chamber.

Martyrs Day, Cultural Minister Shri Agrawal paying tributes to the martyrs

Minister Brijmohan Agrawal paying tributes to the martyrs.

Minister for School Education, Public Works Department (PWD) as also Culture and Tourism, Brijmohan Agrawal paid his floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, on his death anniversary in Town hall premises. The day is being observed as Martyr's Day. Minister Agrawal also recalled the sacrifices of many other freedom fighters on the occasion.

Tributes paid to martyrs on death anniversary of Gandhi ji

Governor Shekhar Dutt offering flowers at the Amar Jawan Stambh in Raipur.

Governor Shekhar Dutt offered his floral tributes to martyrs at the newly-built Amar jawan Stambh in the Shaheed Vatika of Rajiv Smriti Van, on the occasion of martyr's day being observed to make death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on January 30. A contingent of armed forces, paramilitary forces and police personnel also gave salutations on this occasion and a two minute silence was observed in the honor of martyrs during the freedom struggle. Governor Shekhar Dutt als planted a Chandan sapling in the Shaheed Vatika while describing them to be memoirs of our martyrs.

Book 'Mahamrityunjay' released

Governor Shekhar Dutt, KTUM Vice-Chancellor Dr. Sachchidanand Joshi, Kanak Tiwari releasing book 'Mahamrityunjay'.

Governor Shekhar Dutt said that Mahatma Gandhi was a person with vision and courage. He was speaking at the book release ceremony held at the Kushabhau Thakre University of journalism and Mass Communication (KTUJM), to mark the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Governor Shekhar Dutt said that the youth of our country has immense potential and following the path of Mahatma Gandhi could bring about various positive changes in the society and the nation. "The ideology and message of Gandhi are needed for the development of country," Dutt added.

Tata Steel awarded as 'Best Managed Board' in India

Tata Steel has been awarded as the ‘Best Managed Board’ by the Aon Hewitt – Mint Study 2012 at an event held in Mumbai. Aon Hewitt, the global human resources solutions business of Aon plc, today released the results of its 2012 Corporate Governance of Global Employee Benefits Study, conducted in partnership with the American Benefits Institute. HM Nerurkar, MD, Tata Steel, received the award. Sachin Pilot, minister for corporate affairs, was the guest of honour and he handed over to the winning companies their awards for corporate governance.

Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojana, 2100 girls to get married today

Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojana

In a grand function to be held at Government Science College ground a mass marriage of 2100 girls would take place on January 31 under the Mukhyantri Kanyadan Yojana. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh would attend the function as chief guest and it will be presided by Member of Parliament Ramesh Bais. This mass marriages would be performed as per the religious traditions of the couples and the schedule time of 'Barat' departure is 10 am that would culminate at Science College ground followed with marriage ceremony and mass feast at 2 pm.

Chhattisgarh tableau gets third prize

Prize winner tableau of Chhattisgarh

Tableau of Chhattisgarh depicting historical site ‘Sirpur’ has been chosen for the third prize among 14 tableaux of different states and union territories taken out at Rajpath during the Republic Day parade.Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt and Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh congratulated the Public Relations department and its team for being selected for the prize.

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