In his address to Tendupatta Bonus Tihaar organized in village Dohna of Balrampur-Ramanujganj district today, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that under Soochna Kranti Yojana (SKY), nearly 55 lakh people of state will be provided smart phones free of cost. These smart phones will have information regarding all schemes of State Government and also the application forms for various welfare schemes, which the beneficiaries will be able to download and apply for the scheme from their phones.
"Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board (CECB) has announced to take Zero Tolerance approach on pollution," stated Aman Singh, Principal Secretary, Housing and Environment Board. In Video conference at Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHIPS), Aman Kumar addressed the officials of Raipur, Bhilai-Durg, Bilaspur, Janjgir-Champa, Raigarrh and Korba. He said that we need to start making efforts of environment conservation to check the pollution level under control during winter season on the basis of the policy 'Prevention is better than Cure.'
On the occasion of Indian Constitution Day, officials-employees gathered Yesterday morning and read the preface of Constitution at Secretariat (Mahanadi Bhavan). It is noteworthy that as per the guidelines of Government of India, November 26 being Sunday (government holiday), the Constitution Day was celebrated today on November 27 i.e. Department's Additional Chief Secretary Mr. Ajay Singh led the group recitation of preface of the Constitution.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that Tennis Academy will be established in the State soon. Synthetic tennis courts are being established in all the district head-quarter towns to bring out the latent talent among the players of the State. Tennis courts had been started in most of the places also. He assured the tennis fraternity all co-operation from the authorities. He was inaugurating the Gondwana All-India Tennis Tournament at V.I.P. Club in the capital.
Shailesh Pandey, a student of Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (GGV) Bilaspur, bagged first position in ex temporary competition organised by Chhattisgarh State Legal Services Authority (CGSLSA) at the auditorium of Chhattisgarh High Court Bilaspur on Sunday.
Governor Mr. Balramjidas Tandon administered oath of office and secrecy to Mr. Ashok Agrawal as State Information Commissioner at Raj Bhawan. Mr. Agrawal took the oath in the name of God and in Hindi. First Lady Mrs. Brujpal Tandon and several senior officers of the department were also present. It may be mentioned here that Mr. Ashok Agrawal is a retired Indian Administrative Officer of Chhattisgarh cadre.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh met a delegation of Sanskar Shraddhanjali Sanghatan Rajnandgaon at his official residence. Chairperson of the organization Mr. Sateesh Bhattar said that Akhil Bharatiya Mahasammelan will be organized on the occasion of Louis Braille Jayanti on 4 January at Rajnandgaon. The delegation invited the Chief Minister to be the chief guest on the occasion. The members informed the Chief Minister that the sanghatan provides educational facilities, skills up-gradation and conducts community weddings also to the visually handicapped persons. Dr.
Sixteen kids from Chhattisgarh had been selected for the 25th Rashtriya Bal Vignan Congress 2017. The child scientists will participate in the Rashtriya Bal Vignan Congress from 27-31 December at Ahmedabad. Two kids will participate in the Indian Science Congress to be held at Hyderabad from 3-7 January 2018. The child scientists presented projects on natural resources management, swachhta and nutrition and several other subjects. Team of 20 experts selected the children. The scientists presented 113 projects. Chhattisgarh Science and Technology Council Director General Dr. K.
'Kids Take-Over' programme was organized as a part of International Children's Day jointly by the Chhattisgarh State Child Rights' Protection Commission and United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF). Thirteen child journalists of 'Sangwari Khabaria' of Surguja participated. Thirteen-year-old Ms Raveena Ekka assumed the role of Chairperson of Chhattisgarh State Child Rights' Protection Commission for a day. In-Charge Chairperson of Commission Mrs. M. Geeta was also present. Ms.
Governor Mr. Balramji Das Tandon met and congratulated the children of Sarguja and Raipur, who have been awarded for their short film in National Film Festival. These children paid courtesy call on Governor today. Meanwhile, Women and Child Development Department Secretary Mrs. M Geeta informed that under UNICEF's project 'Sangwari Khabariya', children of backward areas have made short films based on various local issues/grievances such as child marriage, drinking water problem etc, which have been awarded at the national film festival recently. On the occasion, Secretary to Governor Mr.