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Ultra Mega Power Project, Chhattisgarh

The dream for India's power sector started with a slogan: Power for all by 2012. Now it could just remain that – a dream. Delays in clearances have marred the government campaign. Now, the Chhattisgarh ultra mega power project (UMPP) may be scrapped if all the clearances are not in place by March next year.

NDTV has learnt that, government’s nodal agency for allocating ultra mega power projects, Power Finance Corporation, has extended the last day for bidding for Chhattisgarh UMPP for the sixth time. And now the new date for Request for qualification is March 5th next year.

Chhattisgarh seeks 5 MT iron ore, CM meets Steel Minister

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh

Fearing closure of iron and steel units in Chhattisgarh due to raw material shortage, Chief Minister, Mr Raman Singh, on Thursday called on Steel Minister, Mr Beni Prasad Verma, and sought doubling of iron ore supply to 5 million tonnes (MT) from National Mineral Development Corporation.

“Chhattisgarh is facing a crisis. Our iron and steel mills are on the verge of closure. We have sought the Centre's intervention for doubling it to 5 MT from present 2.5 MT on priority basis,” Mr Singh said after meeting Mr Verma here.

SC seeks Chhattisgarh reply on woman Maoist activist's

The Supreme Court today directed Chhattisgarh government to file an affidavit on allegations that pebbles were thrust into the private parts of alleged Maoist activist Soni Sori during police torture and asked the state to shift her from a jail in Dantewada to Raipur Central prison. "He has to answer. There are very serious allegations," a bench of justices Altamas Kabir and S S Nijjar said while referring to the affidavit of Sori that the alleged torture was perpetrated at the behest of Dantewada SP Amit Garg.

Seminar on 'Commerce in Life'

Start date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011 - 10:00
Venue: 
Kalyan PG College, Bhilai Nagar, Chhattisgarh.
Kalyan PG College in Bhilai

Inaugural function National Seminar on"Commerce in Life'.
Chief Guest Dr. Sachidanand Joshi, Vice-Chancellor, Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita & University, Raipur and Chairperson Prof. R C Mishra, Director, School of Management & Commerce Haldwani, Uttrakhand.

Book 'Hamare Hemchand Ji' released

Brijmohan Agrawal, Minister PWD and School Education

Local MLA and Cabinet Minister, Hemchand Yadav's 53rd birth anniversary was celebrated on Thursday with great enthusiasm. Various social organisations and Jan Jagaran Parishad, organised a function to mark the occasion. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Dhramlal Kaushik, Speaker of Chhattisgarh Assembly. Brijmohan Agrawal, Minister PWD and School Education; Ramvichar Netam, In-charge Minister Durg, Vijay Baghel Parliamentary Secretary, Domanlal Korsewada, Vice-President Schedule Caste Development Authority, Dr. S K Tamer, Mayor Durg and senior journalist, R K Nayyar were the special guest.

Inaugurates Various Medical Services in Government Hospital

Health Minister Amar Agrawal

'It is a big challenge for Health Department to provide better medical services at rural ares due to the reluctance of the doctors and other Medical staffs to work in rural areas', stated State Health Minister Amar Agrawal,. He was speaking as Chief guest at the inauguration of CT Scan Machine Service, Apollo Charitable Physiotherapy Clinic and Overhead Water Tank at the Durg District Government Hospital on Tuesday.

Platinum College of Mgmt offers 2-year regular MBA programme

Platinum College of Management, Raipur is an AICTE approved management institution affiliated to CSVTU, Bhilai is offering 2-year regular MBA programme. The institution camps is located in the NH-43 (Dhamtari Road), Mana Village which is conveniently by transport facility from its city office near Jaistambh Chowk at Ashirwad Towers.

Armed Forces Flag Day in Chhattisgarh

Flag of Indian Army

"Armed Forces Flag Day" will be celebrated by the Directorate, Sainik Welfare, Chhattisgarh on December 7 in honor of the brave soldiers. The flag day is observed around the country to pay tribute to the martyrs of all the three wings of the armed forces including Army, navy and Air Forces.