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Slow progress in Vendors' Policy irks RMC Commissioner

Process of implementation of the Vendors' Policy is moving at snil's pace in the capital city. Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) Commissioner Taran Prakash Sinha on Thursday expressed his resentment over the slow pace of Vendors' Policy implementation in front of Zone Commissioners during a weekly reviewer meeting. RMC Commissioner instructed officials to take implementation of Vendors' Policy on top of their priority list.

CM directs to prepare Master Plan for villages

Dr. Raman Singh Chief Minister in Chhattisgarh

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has directed to prepare Master Plans for all the 9734 villages panchayats keeping in view the necessities and requirements of these panchayats for next 20 years. These Master Plans would be prepared under Land management Mission. During the review meeting of Revenue and Disaster management Department on Thursday, the Chief Minister Issued the said directive.

Surprise inspection of police stations by CSHRC

Joint Secretary Dilip Bhatt examining the records at the Gudhiyari Police Station

A nine member Chhattisgarh State Human Rights Commission (CSHRC) team led by Joint Secretary Dilip Bhatt raided the Gudhyari, Amanaka and Sarswati Nagar Police stations on Thursday early morning. Though the Raipur Police right from its top brass termed it routine inspection that takes place every few months, the CSHRC team maintained that it was not a routine exercise but a surprise inspection. Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Dr. Lal Umed Singh termed it routine affair and said that the CSHRC conducts such inspections from time to time.

CSPGCL suffering loss of Rs 8 lakh per day due to ESP break down

KTPS Korba (East) plant

Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Company Ltd (CSPGCL) is incurring losses to the tune of Rs 8 lakh per day due to break down of an Electrostatic Precipitation (ESP. If the sources are to be believed, the ESP in one of the six units at the KTPS Korba (East) thermal power plant is not functioning since July 8, but till date the repairing work of ESP has not yet been initiated, taking the losses till date to whooping Rs 40 crores approximately.

3 pics of each work under Rural Department to be uploaded on Internet

Chhattisgarh Map

In order to bring transparency in the construction works, the Panchayat and Rural Development department has initiated preparations for uploading three photographs of every work undertaken by the department at panchayat level on the website. The said decision has been taken as per the directive of Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh. The department has also initiated drive to wards preparation of individual websites of all 9734 Gram Panchayat, 146 Janpad Panchayat and 18 Jila Panchayats. Already websites of 2446 gram panchayats, 111 janpad panchayats have been prepared.

Rs 32 crore sanctioned for flood relief measures in State

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has directed all district Collectors to ensure all necessary measures for disaster management in their respective areas keeping in view the recent incessant rainfall due to which flood like situations has developed in many districts. Accordingly., on the directive of the Chief Minister, the Revenue and Disaster Management department has sanctioned Rs 32 crores for all the districts for the current financial year.

Raipur Sahakari Dugdh Utpadak Sangh initiates drive for checking milk purity

People getting their milk samples tested at the mobile laboratory

A mega awarness campaign has been initiated by Raipur Shakari Dugdh Utpadak Sangh Ltd. in association with the Dairy Development and Milk Technology College, Raipur, wherein, the quality of milk being solo open in the markets is being checked by organizing camps at all major colonies in the Capital. The campaign was kick-started n Wednesday from Deendayal Upadhyay Nagar, where tghe milk samples brought by consumers were checked.

PWD contractors boycott tenders of works worth Rs 500 crore

The Chhattisgarh Public Works Department Pradhan Mantri Sadak Contractor's Association (PMSCA) State President Biresh Shukla assessed that nearly Rs 500 crore worth tenders have been boycotted since August 30 when they begun the agitation. The Association had convened meeting on August 29 in Raipur of All the contractors registers with the PWD department where they raised various contentions issues and other practical hassles being faced by them in proper execution of work projects.

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