Raipur Updates

Diversity in perspectives gives birth to new thoughts: CM

CM addressing the function. The galaxy of intellectuals from various field present at the inaugural ceremony.

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh today inaugurated the three-day Raipur Literature Fest at Purkhauti Muktangan, a major centre of cultural heritage in state. In his address to the litterateurs from various states of the country including Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister said that literature is unimportant medium of expression for human thoughts. Point of views may differ, but this difference in perspectives gives birth to new thoughts. New creative thoughts should always be welcomed, even if it is about disagreement or protest.

Development of Tribal parts of Chhattisgarh to remain top priority for State Government

CM Dr. Raman Singh chairing the state planning commission meeting.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh reiterated that development of tribal areas and farmers is among-st the top priorities of the state government. He made this assertion while chairing the first meeting of reconstituted Planning Commission at his residence. Dr. Singh noted that planning commission must evolve schemes keeping in view the ground realities of the area apart from practical difficulties. He also announced constituting of task forces under the subject experts who are part of Planning Commission.

Government implementing schemes respecting sentiments of people: CM

CM Dr. Raman Singh distributing Shreefal and shawl.

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.

Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma pay courtesy visit to CM

CM Dr. Raman Singh presenting mementoes to Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma.

Renowned film actor producer Aamir Khan accompanied by renowned film actress Anushka Sharma paid a courtesy visit to Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh at his official residence on Thursday evening. The Chief Minister gave them a courteous welcomes and informed them about the different characters of the state and major public welfare schemes being implemented here. Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Aman Kumar Singh was present during the courtesy meeting.

Chief Secretary meeting of In-charge Secretaries


Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand on Thursday chaired a meeting of the In-Charge Secretaries of different districts and reviewed the progress with implementation of different programmes in the districts. After discussions with the secretaries on Pradhan Mantri Jandhan Yojana, distribution of Aadhar Cards, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, construction of toilets in schools, drinking water arrangements, functioning of Anganwadi Centres and other programmes, Dhand gave necessary directives to them.

Scouts and Guides should have deep sense of human service: Governor

Governor Balramji Das Tandon felicitated the scouts and guide volunteers' by presenting certificates.

Governor Balramji Das Tandon today presided over the State Award and Investiture Ceremony of Scouts & Guide of India, Chhattisgarh, at Rajbhavan. In the ceremony, nearly 350 scouts, guides, rovers, rangers and excellent scouter and guider were awarded with certificates and medals in the State Award Examination Camp of year 2104-15. On the occasion, Principal Secretary to Governor Sunil Kujur, Acting Chairman Rajesh Agrawal and State Chief Commissioner G Swami were also present.

Students of Bijapur district pays courtesy to Governor

Girls of Bijapur presenting memento to Governor Balramji Das Tandon.

Around 150 girl students of Bijapur Districtpaid courtesy visit to Governor Balramji Das Tandon here on Monday. MLA from Bijapur Mahesh Gagda was also present on the occasion. The girls studying in classes VI to VIII, during the course of their visit also visited the Darbar Hall.
Governor asked them to be sincere in academics and try to be self-dependent in later stage of life.

US Consul General in Mumbai meets Governor

Governor Balramji Das Tandon and US Consul General Thomas L Vajda

Thomas L Vajda, US Consul General in Mumbai, paid a courtesy visit to Governor Balramji Das Tandon at Raj Bhawan On Tuesday. Consul General Thomas L Vajda is on a two day visit to Chhattisgarh. During interaction, the Governor informed that there is favorable environment for industrial investment in the State. He said skilled workers, land, energy, water, etc is available in the state with abundance of resources like coal, iron-ore, tin, limestone, dolomite and bauxite.

American Cos keen to hold round-table conference with CM: Thomas

US Consul General Thomas Vajda and CM Dr. Raman Singh

The US Consul General Thomas Vajda said that many a prominent American companies are very much influenced by possibilities of good investment in Chhattisgarh and are also keen to hold round-table conference with CM Dr. Raman Singh. Thomas met the Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh at his Official residence here on Tuesday evening. He gave information to CM that he would be invited to Mumbai for this conference in the near future. CM expressed gratitude for the same and apprised him about the global in vestors meet to be organised by the state government in coming January-February.