Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh conducts 'Jan-Darshan' on Thursdays in the capital Raipur and redresses grievances of the citizens who come from various parts of Chhattisgarh. But on Wednesday Dr. Raman Singh held 'Jan-Darshan' at Tribal-dominated Korea district headquarter Baikunthpur Circuit House, about 400 km from the capital.
In order to provide employment-oriented technical training to youth of tribal-populated Koriya district, a Livelihood College has been established in District Headquarters Baikunthpur as per the guidelines of State Government, told Collector S Prakash today. Admissions in this college will start from December 1. In this college, students will be provided technical training in various fields like computer, stitching, fabrication, beautician, motor vehicale, security guard, driver, printing, photography, mobile repairing and mason etc.
State Government's Animal Husbandry Development Department has distributed nearly 37 lakh 13 thousand chickens to more than 76 thousand beneficiaries in previous three years, under Backyard Scheme. This includes the beneficiaries of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Other Backward classes and General category as well. In year 2011-12, 14 lakh 29 thousand chickens were distributed to 25 thousand beneficiaries whereas in year 2013-14 nearly 13 lakh 24 thousand chickens were distributed to 26 thousand beneficiaries.
To promote sports activities in state, Chhattisgarh Government has decided to build a stadium in Baikunthpur Headquarters of Koriya district. The estimated cost of construction is Rs 3 crore 50 lakh. In the current financial year 2014-15, Rs 50 lakh have been provisioned for this purpose.
State Government have approved Rs 8.47 crores for construction of buildings for five government polytechnic colleges of state. Technical Education Minister Ramvichaar Netam informed today that these polytechnic colleges are situated in District Headquarters Baikunthpur of Koriya, District Headquarters Jashpur, Narainpur, Bijapur and North Bastar (Kanker).