The notice pertaining to the closure mentioned that ash slurry water from the damaged ash dam is polluting water of a Belgiri nullah passing near the plant that drains into Hasdeo river. Water of the river is mostly used for irrigation and at some places for drinking purpose in the region.
The Chhattisgarh High Court has ordered the state government to grant books and uniform instead of cash to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) students studying in private schools under Right to education. The High Court issued the order to the Chief Secretary of Chhattisgarh Government.
The Government of Chhattisgarh has set a target of planting over eight Cr plant saplings by the end of August 2017.
The announcement comes two days after MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made a similar announcement that the state would implement a total ban on alcohol in a phased manner.
To promote e-payment system in the state, the state government exempted places with swipe-machines from the Value Added Tax (VAT).
Around 51000 farmers will be benefitted in the state with the launch of the scheme in next two years. The selection of the farmers will be done by the State Government’s organization, which looks after the development of renewable sources of energy.
The establishment of the nation’s first Commercial Court and Commercial Disputes’ Resolution Centre will help the investors and business world.
Justice Deepak Gupta earlier served as the Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court.
The Budget pegged the Annual Development Plan for the year 2016-17 at 70056 crore rupees and estimated the GSDP at 7.6 percent in the fiscal 2016-17.
The MoU envisages formation of a Joint Venture companies having 51 percent stakes of the respective State Government and 49 percent stakes of Union Ministry of Railways.
Chhattisgarh government would get additional/priority funding through the Central schemes such as DDUGJY, IPDS, Power Sector Development Fund or such other schemes of MOP and MNRE, if they meet the operational milestones outlined in the scheme.
A special purpose vehicle (SPV)-Chhattisgarh Dakshin Railway Pvt Ltd-was constituted through the agreement to build 142 km railway line at a cost of 2000 crore rupees.
The five day long annual festival is celebrated by the Union Government in partnership with a state government on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
This is the second unit of 2 × 600 MW power project, commissioned by BHEL.
The state was considered for this award on the basis of criteria fixed by 13th Finance Commission headed by Vijay Kelkar.
Chhattisgarh government ordered judicial probe into the sterlisation tragedy that claimed lives of 15 women in Bilaspur.
Ram Naresh Yadav on 2 July 2014 was sworn-in as the Governor of Chhattisgarh at Raj Bhawan, Raipur.
Government of Chhattisgarh has ordered high-level departmental inquiry into Maoist attack in Sukma district which 16 people were killed in Sukma.
Union Government and ADB signed an agreement for a 300 million US dollar loan to improve road connectivity along key corridors in Chhattisgarh.
Raman Singh announced that a new Law Commission will be set-up in the state to suggest changes in laws as per the geographical and social requirements.
Chhattisgarh government launched a toll free helpline number 1100 to curb corruption in its departments on 7 January 2014.
SC asked the Chhattisgarh Government to respond for its failure in banning Salwa Judum after being ordered in July 2011.
The Annual Plan for 2013-14 for the State of Chhattisgarh was finalised at 25250 crore rupees.
India Current Affairs October 2012. The Chhattisgarh government established a Livelihood College in Dantewada to fight unemployment in the Naxal affected areas of the state
India Current Affairs September 2012. The Chhattisgarh High Court on 11 September 2012 annulled the acquisition of thousand acre of fertile land in Raigarh as well as in Champa–Janjgeer districts of the state
National Current Affairs July 2012. The Government of Chhattisgarh banned Gutka and Pan Masala on 24 July 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Chhattisgadh Chief Minister Raman Singh, who holds the additional portfolio of finance department, presented the state budget 2012-13
India Current Affairs 2012. The Union Cabinet of India on 24 January 2012 approved renaming of the Mana Airport at Raipur in Chattisgarh as the Swami Vivekanand Airport, Raipur
India Current Affairs 2012. The Ministry of Rural Development sanctioned 3 road projects using latest Polymer-based technologies, under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in Chhattisgarh
India Current Affairs 2011. The Chhattishagrh assembly on 20 December 2011 defeated the no-confidence motion against the 3-year old Raman Singh-led government