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.
As a result of the measures taken by state government in tribal populated hilly areas of Chhattisgarh to encourage farmers, the area of land under corn cultivation is increasing significantly. Promising impact of the same has also been witnessed in Balrampur-Ramanujganj district of Sarguja Revenue Division. Large number of farmers is taking interest in corn cultivation in Baghima, Parsa and many other villages of Rajpur block of this district.
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.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh approved Rs 152 crores for the two wildlife conservation projects 'Gajraaj' and Jaamwant' for the conservation of Elephants and Bears while chairing the meeting of Forest officials on Friday. Both the projects will be funded under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) fund. The allotted funds will be spent in the period of five years in both the projects.
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.
Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand today chaired a meeting of district level senior officials of various departments in Balrampur headquarters of Balrampur-Ramanujganj district of Sarguja Revenue Division. He reviewed the administrative activities of the districts as well as the schemes of various departments. Chief Secretary said that Balrampur-Ramanujganj is a newly formed district and all the officials should work with team spirit as per the policies of state government for the development of this district.
Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand today visited Agriculture Science Center in village Jaabar of Balrampur-Ramanujganj district, known for the cultivation of pears and jiraphul aromatic rice. He interacted with the scientists there and took information about the activities of the center. He also met the farmers present there and later, he observed the beekeeping related works at the agriculture science center. Mr.
"Over the period of last nine years, State Government has paid serious attention towards the development of the bordering and the backward areas of state. As a result of which the areas situated near inter-state borders have undergone development on an expedited pace" said Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh while addressing the massive gathering at Tehsil Headquarters Ramanujganj, situated near Jharkhand border, in Chhattisgarh on the fourth day of the seventh and the last phase of ongoing state-wide Vikas Yatra.
"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.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has performed 'bhomipujan' and dedication of several development works worth Rs 330 crore in Balrampur-Ramanujganj district under Surguja revenue division. The district is celebrating the first anniversary of its formation. The Chief Minister has been participating in the anniversary celebrations of newly constituted districts in the state, In around six new new districts, The Chief Minister has announced so far development works around Rs 1636 crore.