Raipur Updates

Admissions to Veterinary College of Anjora banned

College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Anjora, Chhattisgarh

Veterinary Council of India (VCI) has banned the admission process in the State's only Veterinary College of Anjora for this year. The ban comes in due to shortage of professors in college. VCI issued public message regarding this. The message contains that because the college has failed to abide by the section-19 of VCI Act 1984, admission on BVASC and AH courses for the year 2012-13 gas been banned.

Kerosene oil supply through PDS goes hi-tech

kerosene oil

Computerised system is soon going to be implemented for the distribution of kerosene oil through Public Distribution Scheme (PDS), with effect from month of June, in order to avoid mismanagement by the Food department and bring in more transparency in the system of PDS. Food Secretary Vikas Sheel stated the above while addressing a review meeting wherein he also gave necessary instructions to the department officials. It is worth mentioning that computerised system of kerosene oil distribution is followed by several districts in the name of Pilot Project, at present.

CIC imposes fine on 3 Public Information Officers

Chief Information Commissioner Serjius Minj has imposed fine in all Rs 38,000 on three Public Information officers (PIOs), finding them responsible for delay in providing information and also for disobedient conduct against the legal provisions. Fine of Rs 10,000 has been imposed on PIO VN Chandravanshi, who is also Tahsildar, Tilda. Even after show-cause notice was issued from the Information Commission, he did not provide information to the appellant. The First Appellate Officer was Taran Prakash Sinha, in the case.

Estimate Committee to decide on works

Chhattisgarh Assembly

State Assembly Speaker Dharmlal Kaushik said on Monday that the Assembly Estimate Committee has the task to see whether the works for which funds have been demanded are useful or not. In case it is found that funds have been demanded for unnecessary works then the committee has the right to suggest for economising with such works, the Speaker added while addressing the first meeting of the estimate committee constituted for the year 2012-13.

Shikshakarmis to get NOCs for transfer

After a long debate, the General Administration Department (GAD) of District Panchayat decided to lift ban on issuing no-objection certificates for the transfer of eligible Shikshakarmis. During a meeting of District Panchayat GAD held on Monday, a proposal regarding applications submitted by Shikshakarmis for transfer was put in first.

Free hand to armed forces must to curb Naxalism, Kanwar

"Armed Forces will have to give free hand to deal with Maoist insurgency in Chhattisgarh. Naxalites vehemently protest the presence and penetration of armed forces in their den as they are not fighting within the norms of democracy and civility," asserted Home Minister Nanki Ram Kanwar in response to a query during a book release programme held here at Press Club on Monday.

CBI arrests 3 AICTE officers, 2 engineering college directors

Chhattisgarh Map

To cub corrupt practices prevalent in private-run professional courses institution, Bhilai on Monday raided a hotel in Durg and arrested three All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), Bhopal officials along with two directors and a technical advisor from the engineering colleges in twin cities of Bhilai and Durg.

Media played important role in success of demoracy in country, says L K Advani

Bhartiya Janata Party leader the Lal Krishna Advani

Terming that media has played a significant role in the success of democracy in the country, former Deputy Prime Minister and veteran Bhartiya Janata Party leader the Lal Krishna Advani said that the democracy would live longer if journalists are given free hand for filing their reports and stories. Democracy is triumphant in this country because different viewpoints are admired traditionally here. The veteran BJP leader observed these views on Sunday at New Circuit House while launching the national daily 'The Pioneer' in Chhattisgarh.

BSP surpasses annual business plan targets

Bhilai Steel Plant,Durg

Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) commenced the new fiscal year 2012-13 on a positive note, surtpassing its Annual Business plan (ABP) targets for the month of April 2012, in regard of no of Eq Oven Pushing/Day, Sinter production at SP-2 and SP-3, production of Hot Metal, Production of Crude Steel at SMS-1, Ingot Rolled at BBN, Production of Billet and CBM, Production of Hy.

CSWB invites applications for Dr. Durgabai Deshmukh award

Map of Chhattisgarh

Central Social Welfare Board (CSWB), new Delhi has invited application for Dr. Durgabai Deshmukh award for the year 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Officials of Women and Child Development Department said that the aforementioned award is conferred upon voluntary organisation for working extensively in the field of welfare of Women.