Chhattisgarh: Jairam's nod to 1000 km roads in Naxal-hit areas

Raipur: On a two-day visit to Naxal-hit districts of Chhattisgarh, Rural Development minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday gave nod to the construction of 1,000 Km roads under Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojna (PMGSY).

Jairam, making the announcement also gave approval for the posts of development officer and junior engineer in each panchayat of the 10 Naxal-hit districts.

Besides, process for the approval of 1,000 km other roads is also under consideration.

Ramesh reach the state capital on Wednesday. During his two-day visit to the state, he will review four Naxal-hit districts.

Juvenile jailbreak exposes flaws in Chhattisgarh's children homes

DURG, CHHATTISGARH: They pointed daggers at the staff, took the keys, turned the padlock to freedom. A week after 26 boys escaped into the night from Chhattisgarh's only home for boy convicts, outside the city of Durg, 14 have been traced, while 12 are still missing.

The juvenile jailbreak of November 1 has not surprised those familiar with the flux in Chhattisgarh's system to administer children who have landed in government homes, either since they have been abandoned, or have gone against the law.

Chhattisgarh to celebrate Maulana’s birthday as ‘Shiskha Diwas’

Raipur: Come November 11 and Chhattisgarh would celebrate the day as ‘Shikhsha Diwas’ to honour the birth anniversary of country’s first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

On the occasion, several programmes will be held to spread awareness on Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009.

The elementary education department has prepared the blueprint of the events to be organised at school, block, and district and state levels.

TCS selects 167 students during campus selection at RECT

167 Students of Rungta College of Engineering and Technology (RCET), Kohka Bhilai, managed by Santosh Rungta Group of Bhilai have been selected by the well-know IT Company Tata Consultancy Services(TCS). In this campus selection Conducted by TCS 45.38% students from RCET were selected by the company.
The campus selection was held in three round online test, technical round and HR round. In online test 343 students appeared in which 245 students cleared the online test while on the basis of merit 25 students were directly selected for the technical round.

CBMD delegation pays Courtesy visit to CM

A Delegation from the Chhattisgarh unit of Central Board of Marketing Development(CBMD) paid courtesy visit to Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh. During the meeting with the Chief Minister they informed that CBMD is organizing 'Swadeshi Mela' at BTI ground in Raipur from December 23 to December 29.
CM Dr. Raman Singh released the brochure of the Swadeshi Mela and wished them success for their forthcoming fair. The delegation included Subat Chaki, Manager, CBMD Centre, Raipur; Dinkar Keshav Bhakre, Mohan Pawar, Sushil Malani, A Singh, G R Jagat, M Goyal, etc.

Naraipur Khel-Mela from November9

Bhilai steel Plant under its Corporate Social Responsibility has initiated several welfare activities in the peripheral ares of Rowghat project. Along with provision of civic amenities and health facility BSP is also encouraging the youth for participating in sports activities and also providing facilities to the budding sports man among them. For this BSP in association with Ramkrishna mission Ashram, Narayanour every year organises 'Narainpur Khel-Mela' since year 2006. This year the sports meet will be held from November 9 to 12.

New company constituted for running 100 city buses

A new company has been constituted for running another 100 city buses in the Raipur capital. The company has been named Raipur Municipal Corporation Transportation Ltd. Mayor Kiranmoyee Nayak has been made the Chairperson while RMC Commissioner Rajesh Sukumar Toppo has been made its Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. Additional Commissioner Taran Prakash Sinha, Deputy Commissioner S K Sundrani, Corporators Rakesh Dhotre and Manoj Kandoi have been made Directors.

387 Shikshakarmis of durg suspended

The Zila panchayat has suspended 387 Shikshakarmis of Durg Disstrict for remaining absent from their duty and allegedly participating in the indefinite strike of Chhattisgarh Shikshakarmis Federation.
The suspended Shikshakarmis Inslude 32 Panchayat Lecturers (Shikshakarmi-1), 71 Teachers (Shikshakarmi-2) and maximum 284 Assistant Teachers (Shikshakarmi-3). On the other hand most of the Shikshakarims have joined their respective schools on Tuesday and took their classes.

Two eve-teasers punished in public

Sending a strong signal to eve-teasers that they will not be spared at any cost, the Gunj Police on Tuesday Punisshed two youths amid full public glare after they were caught red-handed while passing objectionable comments on a girl, here at Guru Nanak Chowk.

Poorer states drive rural FMCG sales

MUMBAI: That rural markets are driving consumption of FMCG products is well known, but the fact that comparatively lesser developed eastern states such as Bihar, Orissa, Chhattisgarh and Assam are leading rural sales is a trend that is being closely tracked.