Chitrakote Waterfall in Chhattisgarh

Chitrakote waterfall

Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) has come out with attractive offers to attract domestic tourists. Now the tourists can experience the exotic beauty of this unexplored place at special discounts on room rents across all its properties in the State. It has also introduced special family package tours spanning various tourist circuits in the State.

More Corrupt than Violent: Bastar Roads

Bastar in Chhattisgarh

Turning off the tourist circuit reveals a rather different picture. And the questions begin to tumble out: Why are few roads in Bastar well constructed and others are at their unbelievable worst? Why is the problem - undeveloped roads - still awaiting a solution despite the availability of ample resources, as indicated by Five-year plan budgets?

The answer seems rather evident in its simplicity: Maoist presence. Labelled the stronghold of the guerrilla force of the outlawed CPI (Maoist), the Bastar region has always had development processes lagging, with roads being the first target.

Maoist-called shutdown hits life in Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Normal life in the vast forested interiors of insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh was hit as vehicles went off the roads and people remained indoors in fear as the Maoist-called two-day shutdown began on Sunday to protest the killing of their top leader Kishanji.

There is an uneasy calm in the state's sprawling 40,000 sq km mineral-rich Bastar region besides certain jungle areas of Raipur, Mahasamund and Rajnandgaon districts where residents fear violence during the shutdown despite heightened security, a police officer said.

4 CRPF men held for looting jeweller

CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)

In an embarrassment for the para-military force, four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, patrolling the Odisha-Chhattisgarh border, were arrested by Nabarangpur Police on Friday for looting a jeweller of the neighbouring State two days before the Umerkote by-election. The four included an Assistant Commandant.
Police recovered Rs 6.62 lakh cash and over 220 gram gold from their possession. The jeweller, Sohan Golchha, identified the four personnel in the presence of District SP Niti Sekhar.

Maoists target tribal areas to further propaganda

Maoists, who allege discrimination against tribal areas when it comes to development, have destroyed as many as 258 school buildings in the past six years in the Red Zone, with Chhattisgarh alone reporting more than half of the total destruction.

Sharing the state-wise statistics of Maoists' targets of school buildings, the government has told Parliament that the ultras' acts has even drawn the attention of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO) that had last year compiled an elaborate report on such incidents.

Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalay (IKSVV), Khairagarh, Music university in Chhattisgarh

Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya (IKSVV), Khairagarh

Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalay (IKSVV), Khairagarh, State - Chhattisgarh, Country - INDIA was established in 1956. IKSVV is member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Any student or scholar from any part of the WORLD can come & stay in the University campus for study or research. The oldest & priceless classical recitals are kept in the Listening Room of the University with utmost care.

50kg bomb recovered in Bastar, Chhattisgarh

Bomb Recovered in Bastar Police

A 50kg bomb was Saturday recovered by a patrolling team of the Chhattisgarh Police in the interior of Maoist violence-hit Bastar region, an officer said.
The bomb was found on a road in a jungle pocket of Bijapur district, 500 km from here.
"The bomb that was placed on a road by Maoist militants was detected by a police party which defused it immediately. It was certainly meant to target the police party," district superintendent of police R.N. Das told IANS.

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai Exam Time Table 2011-12

CSVTU (Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University)

Diploma Engineer 1st Semester 05 January 2012 to 17 January 2012
Diploma Engineer 2nd Semester 16 December 2011 to 29 December 2011
Diploma Engineer 3rd Semester 06 January 2012 to 20 January 2012
Diploma Engineer 4th Semester 19 December 2011 to 02 January 2012
Diploma Engineer 5th Semester 05 January 2012 to 17 January 2012
Diploma Engineer 6th Semester 16 December 2011 to 29 December 2011

Part Time Diploma Engineer 1st Semester 07 January 2012 to 14 January 2012
Part Time Diploma Engineer 2nd Semester 20 December 2011 to 17 January 2012

TET application distribution, Submission date extended

 TET (Teacher Eligibility Test)

The Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board (CGPEB) has extended the date of TET (Teacher Eligibility Test) application distribution and submission datefrom November 4 and November 8 to November 12 and November 17 respectively. According to CGPEB examination controller Pradeep Choubey, the dates have been extended keeping the convenient of the applicants in mind. It is to be mentioned here that the dates have been extended twice. Earlier, the last date of distribution and submission of TET application forms were decided as October 30 and October 31 respectively.