Gariaband

Gariaband New District of Chhattisgarh

City buses to be started in 70 cities soon

Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand chairing the meeting.

About 450 city buses will be started in 70 big and small cities in Chhattisgarh soon. Twenty-one main cities and 49 link towns are included. Chief Secretary Mr. Vivek Dhand chaired the meeting on transport and it was attended by top officers of the department. The process of tender work for the purchase of buses is completed.

Centre sanctions Rs 412 crore under MNREGA for Chhattisgarh

Union Rural Development  Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh meeting with Chhattisgarh  Rural Development Minister Ajay Chandrakar

After deliberating upon the proposals of State Government, Central Government today sanctioned Rs 412 crore for Chhattisgarh under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). Union Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh sanctioned the amount after an hour-long meeting with Chhattisgarh Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Ajay Chandrakar in New Delhi. Union Secretary for Panchayat and Rural Development along with Additional Chief Secretary of Chhattisgarh Government's Panchayat and Rural Development Department M K Raut were present at the meeting.

Government to establish blood banks in 13 districts within a month

Blood Bank

State government will establish blood banks in thirteen districts of the state within a month. State Health Minister Amar Agrawal has directed the health department officials in a review meeting to make all the necessary arrangements in this regard. The minister informed that the blood banks will be started in Jashpur, Narainpur, Bijapur, Kondagaon, Sukma, Balrampur, Surajpur, Janjgir-Champa, Mungeli, Bemetara, Balod, Gariaband and Baloda Bazaar districts within a month. It may be mentioned that the state health department is presently running blood banks in sixteen districts.

Livelihood Colleges to be opened In 10 districts

Premprakash Pandey, Technical  and Manpower Development Minister Addressing the meeting

Shri Premprakash Pandey, Technical and Manpower Development Minister, on Wednesday said that 10 Livelihood Colleges will be started soon at- Narainpur, Gariyaband, Dhamtari, Balodabazar, Mahasamund, Mungeli, Janjgir-Chapa, Balrampur, Surajpur, Koriya.

Joint Meeting of Chief Minister and Union Minister Shri Oram

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh  meeting with Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Jual Oram at New Delhi.

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh on Tuesday had a meeting with Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Jual Oram at New Delhi, where they discussed development and expansion of education and other facilities in tribal-populated areas. With a view to decrease school dropout rates in remote areas of Chhattisgarh, the Centre on Tuesday accorded sanction for construction of 13 hostels/ashrams of 500-seater capacity in tribal-dominated areas with no school facilities told Minister Oram in the meeting.

5 Dead after house collapses in Gariaband district- CM expresses condolence

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has expressed grief on the incident of house collapse in village Atarmara of Chhura Tehsil in Gariaband district thatclaimed life of five persons of a family. Empathizing with the victim family, Chief Minister has approved total financial aid of Rs 7.5 lakh i.e. Rs 1.50 lakh for dependent of each deceased in the incident. This amount will be provided under Revenue Book Circular (RBC) 6-4.

Stadiums will be constructed in all New Districts: Dr. Raman Singh

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh chaired executive and general meetings of Chhattisgarh Olympic Association

"District Headquarters of all nine newly-formed districts will be adorned with well-equipped stadiums for the convenience and facility of sportspersons there" said Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh while addressing the general meeting of Chhattisgarh Olympic Association that was organized at conference hall of New Circuit House today, after the executive meeting of the association concluded.

Vikas Yatra will change the face of cities and villages: CM

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh addressing a massive gathering on first day of 3rd phase of Vikas Yatra.

Third phase of the state-wide Vikas Yatra-2013 kicked off with Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh's visit to village Mohandi of Dhamtari district and then District Headquarters Gariaband on Wednesday afternoon, despite the scorching heat and rising temperature. Massive public gatherings were organized at both the places, during which inauguration and 'bhumi-pujan' of development works worth a total of Rs 73.21 crores was done. On the occasion, power substation of capacity 132/33 KV constructed at estimated cost of Rs 18 crores in Mohandi was also inaugurated.