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High Power committee formed to simplify caste certificate process

Dr. Raman Singh Chief Minister in Chhattisgarh

In order to further simplify the process for obtaining caste certificates, a decision was taken to constitute a high level committee of officials under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Sunil Kumar. Also it was decided that power connection to the unworkable agricultural pumps of 423 farmers from Scheduled Caste category by the end of current financial year. Apart from these many other significant decisions were taken in the review meeting of Scheduled Caste Development Authority (SCDA) on Tuesday and chaired by Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh.

Equal share to women in compensation

Chhattisgarh Map

In a major move to empower the women in Chhattisgarh, State Government has decided to give women equal share in the compensation amount for the land acquisition. Compensation amount for the land will now be credited in the joint account of the husband and wife. In another important decision, registration of the houses, being given under different government projects at discounted price, will also be done in the joint name of husband and wife.

JSPL holds social welfare programmes on Foundation Day

Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) logo

Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) organised various social welfare programme on the occasion of the Foundation Day along with the 83rd anniversary of the founder of Om Prakash Jindal. The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Department of JSPL organised a children film festival in which around 2,900 children from 42 villages enjoyed the nationally awarded film 'Chhutkan Ki Mahabharat' in an air conditioned auditorium. Some actors of the film were also present on the occasion.

SC, ST entrepreneurs to get special grants under 5 year industry policy

Chhattisgarh map

To promote the youth belonging to Scheduled Cast and Scheduled Tribe, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, under five-years industry policy (2009-2014), has taken a major decision to provide special grant to them for establishment of industries in the State. The grant includes free of cost land, reservation in allocation of land, Capital Investment Grant, margin money grant and interest grant.

Congress remembers Rajiv Gandhi on 68th birth anniversary

The members of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee paid (CPCC) rich tributes to Late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 68th birth anniversary here on Monday. Meanwhile, various functions were also organised at the occasion. Also present at the occasion were former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, MLA Amitesh Shukla, Mayor Kiran Mayee Nayak Raipur, District Congress Committee President Inderchand Dhaiwal ant other senior party leaders.

Water level of Shivnath river rises

Shivnath River in Durg, Chhattisgarh

Incessant rains for the last few days has raised the water level in all the water bodies in the undivided Durg district. Till Monday, Durg received 755 mm rainfall, which is slightly more then the average. Considering the incessant rainfall and increase in water level in the dam and adjoining water bodies, water has been released from Mongra barrage which has resulted into rise in water level of Shivnath river.

CM asks Collectors to assess rain damage

The Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has issued directives to all District Collectors for immediate assessment and survey of damage caused by floods in their respective areas. The decision was taken after reviewing floods situation in Kanker casued by torrential rains in the area. According to report, the rains for the past 50 hours has affected life in State, specially in Bastar division, as water from the swollen Dudh River entered Kanker causing heavy damage to the public property.

Ryan International School kids perform

Ryan School International School Raipur

Celebration of 66th Independence Day took place at Ryan International School, Raipur with patriotic spirit. The programme started with March Post Followed by flag hoisting. Former Congress MLA Chenn Singh Samle was the chief guest for the programme. He escorted by the Principal of school Dr. Manjula Sabhlok hoisted the tricolour.

Governor unfurls tricolor at Raj Bhavan

Governor Shekhar Dutt

The National tricolor was unfurled at Raj Bhawan by Governor Shekhar Dutt on the 66th Independence Day at Raj Bhawan. The Governor took salute and inspected the parade. The parade was led by Deputy Superintendent of Police Mukesh Thakur. R k Barwe, Platoon Commander, First Battalion, Chhattisgarh Armed Force played the role of second Command in the parade.

National recognition to Essar Steel for efficient use of water

Essar Steel India Ltd. Hazira is proud to announce that it has achieved national recognition once again for efficient use of water. The company was second to none in the category of Industrial water efficiency organised by IFCCI, supported by HSBC in the water mission awards held in New Delhi on the August 7, 2012.

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