Topping the list with 188.5 per cent, Gariband along with 12 district of Chhattisgarh have received rainfall in excess than the annual average whereas 9 other district have recorded rainfall below the annual average during June 1 to September 1. Meteorologist opined that possibility of rain is still prevailing, so the districts, which have received below annual average rainfall, could get more of the downpour that will raise their annual average.
In its effort to curb the Naxal menace, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is moving ahead with the strategy comprising of two fold agenda with anti-naxal operations to hunt Naxal down and utility based social contribution to build up confidence among masses. Under the endeavor, 65 Battalion of CRPF conducted Civic Action Programme at village Lohari and Tendubay of Gariaband district.
In a major incident on Tuesday late evening development, Public Works Department Minister Brijmohan Agrawal placed six erring officials of Bridge Division, PWD, under suspension after an under construction bridge situated at Kumhadai ghat on Telnadi in Jhakarpara with in Deobhog block of Gariaband district collapsed on Monday.
Rural Ariculture Extension Officer R D Kushwaha of Gariyabandh district was suspended for irregularities in execution of Rashtriya Krishi Fasal Bima Yojna at Deobhog development block. It is noteworthy that Agriculture Minister Chandrashekhar Sahu has district Deputy Agriculture to take strict action against Kushwaha after farmers complained about him. Deputy Director, in his order, said that kushwaha was found guilty of not publicizing Fasal Bima Yojana amongst farmers.
State Government has posted officials to Employment and Self-Employment Guidance Centers (ESEGC)in the nine newly constituted district for the convenience of unemployment youth in these areas. Technical Education Department of the State has posted the officials of Directorate of Employment and Training to these positions. According to the order released from Secretariat issued on behalf of the Department, A O Lari serving as Deputy Director of ESEGC at Jagdalpur, has been posted to Sukma.