Now, pensioners to get ATM cards

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The Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) has given principal approval to provide ATM cards to the beneficiaries of various Government pension schemes through banks. Raipur Municipal Corporation Commissioner Rajesh Sukumar Toppo has instructed the officials concerned to draft a proposal that will be produced in front of Mayor-in-Council(MiC). Taking serious note on the public complaints regarding delay in payment of pensions and payment of pensions to the ineligibles, RMC Commissioner has taken the t provide pensions to real beneficiaries by registering them through biometric system.

ASI Symposium at conterence hall today

Start date: 
Sat, 11/19/2011 (All day)
End date: 
Fri, 11/25/2011 (All day)
Venue: 
Conference hall, Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

A Symposium will be organised by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Raipur
Tourism and Culture Minister, Brijmohan Agrawal will be present as the chief guest of the programme, informed Superintending Archaeologist Dr. Praveen Mishra.

Pandemonium in RMC firemen interview, delay once again

So Close yet so far, the recruitment of firemen in Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) has delayed once again. Candidates appeared to give interview for recruitment on the fireman's post, created pandemonium at RMC headquarter on Monday. After objection old employees and applicants, interview was suspended. The entire process will be restarted after the decision of State Government.

CSVTU detains CIT student

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekananda University (CSVTU, Bhilai)has detained 3rd semester Mining and Civil Engineering student of Central Institute of Technology (CIT), Bhelwadih Raipur with immediate effect appearing in 3 Semester examination to be held in the month of December- January 2011-12. An order in this regard has been issued by CSVTU no-CSVTU/Admin/2011/2997 dated November 21 by Registrar, Dr. A K Dubey to the college.

Mastermind behind SMC duping case in police dragnet

The mastermind behind Shivnath Mineral and Chemical (SMC) duping case, finally came in the dragnet of police. The company had to bear enormous loss of Rs 20.6 erore in the case. The accused was arrested on November 18 this year in Karnataka and has been brought till November 22 this month.
On of his accomplice G Ravi Kumar, is al;ready in Raipur Central Jail for his involvement in the same case.

Travails of displaced tribals of Bastar

An eerie silence welcomes me as I walk down the row of houses, not a soul in sight. I know that from every tiny window in these little brick-walled units, watchful, suspicious eyes follow my every move.

They are assessing me, wondering if I am friend or foe. But then, in these thickly forested parts, the lines of distinction blurred many years ago. And their life could depend on the accuracy of the conclusion they draw about every visitor.