Litterateur Sanjeev Bakshi was honoured with Shree Hemchandracharya Sahitya Shree Alankaran by Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on behalf of Kalyan Mitra Sabha, Raipur, in a function at the Chief Minister's residence on Sunday. Bakshi was felicitated for his poetry collection 'Safed ke kuchh doori tak peela rahta tha' which gives realisation of more than small, ocean in a drop. Similarly, the Chief Minister on the occasion released 'Shankhnad', the 97th literary work of profound thinker Shree Rawalmal Jain 'Mani'.
Labour Minister Chandrashekhar Sahu on Saturday inaugurated one-day health camp jointly organised by Chhattisgarh Labour Welfare Board and Urla Industries Association in Urla Industrial Area. Nearly 500 labourers underwent medical examination in the camp.
"Necessity is the mother of invention. The discovery of something new is actually the outcome of human needs," said Cabinet Minister, Hemchand Yadav. He was speaking as chief guest at the dedication ceremony of the newly constructed Mahmara Anicut on Sunday. Durg MP, Saroj Pandey president over the programme. Around 40 MLD and 70 MLD of Water will be respectively supplied in Durg and Bhilai through the new anicut Besides the residents of Nagpura, Rasmada, Borai and other villages will be facilitated with the ramp made on the Anicut, which will shorten the distance from villages to Durg City.