Chief Minister extends greetings on Constitution Day
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has greeted the people of the State on the occasion of Constitution Day on 26 November. Mr. Baghel has said in his greeting message that on 26 November 1949, Constituent Assembly adopted the Indian Constitution. After a long struggle, when independence was acheived, it was a great responsibility to establish a diverse country like India as a strong nation. The constitution makers under the leadership of Baba Saheb Dr. Bheemrao Ambedkar fulfilled the dream of building strong nation by incorporating the feelings and public expectations of all sections of the society in the constitution. Mr. Baghel said that we are proud that many people of Chhattisgarh have also played an important role in the formulation of Indian Constitution. Our Constitution provides social, economic, political justice, equality, freedom of expression and opportunity to all citizens.
Chief Minister expresses deep condolence over sad demise of senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Mr. Ahmed Patel
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has expressed deep deep condolence on sad demise of Mr. Ahmed Patel, senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP. Chief Minister has said in his condolence message that the news of Ahmed Bhai Patel’s demise is shocking for all of us. Ahmed Bhai Patel was gem of a person and a dedicated dutiful member of the party, who strongly believed in the ideology of the Congress. His death is an irreparable loss to the country. Chief Minister Mr. Baghel has empathized with the family members of Mr. Ahmed Patel and has prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace.
Raipur: Chief Minister built with modern decor: inaugurated all-round city Kotwali
Newly built police station Kabir Nagar inaugurated and
Cyber vehicles sent off after showing green flag
Sitting in the chamber of the police station in charge, the Chief Minister also observed the action of Kotwali.
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The Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, today inaugurated the fully equipped City Kotwali Police Station built with modern decor. It has been constructed under the Raipur Smart City Mission, the old City Kotwali Police Station, built in the heart and dense area of the city, has been constructed as a well-equipped police station. On this occasion, the Chief Minister also inaugurated the newly constructed police station building Kabir Nagar. He also flagged off two cyber Sangwari vehicles to immediately stop cyber crimes.
The Chief Minister visited this well-equipped City Kotwali building. He also sat in the chamber of the station in-charge and observed the action details of the police station. On this occasion, Home Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, Agriculture Minister Mr. Ravindra Choubey, Forest Minister Mr. Mohammad Akbar, Urban Administration Minister Dr. Shiv Kumar Dahria, MLAs
Satyanarayana Sharma, Kuldeep Juneja, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Vikas Upadhyay, Mayor Mr. Ejaz Dhebar, Chief Secretary Mr. R.P. Circle and Collector Dr. S.S. Officials of district administration and police administration, including Bharatidasan, were present.
This six-storey building is built in an area of about 14 thousand square feet and a total of 30 thousand square feet. The construction of this building has been completed in a period of 10 months at a cost of about 6 crores. In the ground floor of this building, T.I. And their staff has a seating arrangement. ASI in the first floor And T.I. Investigation Hall and Waiting Room have been made along with the seating arrangement.
Meeting Room, Documents Room and Investigation Room in Second Floor, Arsenal, Consignment, Computer Room and Dining Room in Third Floor and Relaxation Room and Recreation Room with Separate 50 Bed Beds for Women and Men Sepoys in Fourth Floor. is defined. CSP in fifth floor And S.I. There will be chambers and the work station for the entire staff is in this floor. There are 2 big halls in the sixth floor, in which meetings and seminars can be organized. Advanced facility of city monitoring is available in this station
Raipur: Chief Minister inaugurated musical fountain at Budhatalab
Enjoyed the beauty of colorful fountains twinkling on the song 'Arpa Pari Ke Dhar…' and 'Jai Ho…'
Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel today inaugurated the musical font set up by Raipur Smart City Limited at Swami Vivekananda Sarovar (Budhatalab). He also chimed in the beautiful shrines of colorful fountains danced to the tunes of the Chhattisgarh state song 'Arpa Pari Ke Dhar…', 'Jai Ho ...' and 'Shiva Tandava Sources'. Enjoyed it. With the introduction of musical fountain in Budhatalab, people coming there will get another means of entertainment. The beauty of the historical old age has increased even more amid the tirade of colorful, musical watershed.
Tourism Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, Agriculture Minister Mr. Ravindra Choubey, Forest Minister Mr. Mohammad Akbar, Urban Administration and Development Minister Dr. Shiv Kumar Dahriya, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Vikas Upadhyay, MLAs Shri Satyanarayana Sharma and Kuldeep Juneja, Raipur Mayor of Municipal Corporation Shri Ejaz Dhebar, Chairman Shri Pramod Dubey, Chief Secretary Shri R.P. Mandal, Collector Dr. S. Bhartidasan and Municipal Corporation Commissioner Shri Saurabh Kumar were also present. An attractive musical fountain has been established there under the beautification of Budhatalab.
Spread over 120 meters in length and 10 meters in width, this fountain is the largest fountain in the country by area. With the introduction of this fountain, the natural splendor of the pond will get an attractive look.
Raipur : Corona situation is under control in Chhattisgarh: Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel : Mr. Bhupesh Baghel attends meeting of Chief Ministers chaired by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel today attended the meeting of Chief Ministers chaired by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi today. Mr. Baghel attended the meeting via video conferencing from his residence office. In the meeting, measures taken for prevention of COVID-19 infection in various states of the country were reviewed. Preparation and action plan for vaccination in near future was also discussion in the meeting.
Chief Minister informed in the meeting that in Chhattisgarh, COVID-19 situation is under control. Every day 23 thousand screening tests are being done. There were no cases of COVID infection in rural areas earlier, but later a few cases were reported. But Mitanins have done commendable work for prevention of COVID-19 infection. The number of beds with oxygen facility and ICU beds has been increased. All the medical colleges in the state have RTPCR facility. Four new labs have been established for testing. From October month, the number of new cases has gradually declined. The number of COVID cases has decreased by 50%, but there is no reduction in the number of tests being conducted. He informed that in the month of July there were 4 % positive cases in the state, 8 % in August, 15 % in September, 10.5 % in October, and 7 % in November. Death rate was 1% in October-November, 2020. Chief Minister said that initially there were very few cases of corona in Chhattisgarh, but as people started people from other states began to come, the number of cases significantly increased. He added that till date, more than 23 lakh tests have been conducted. He also informed that oxygen plants would be set up in medical colleges.
On the occasion, Health Minister Mr. T.S. Singhdeo, Home Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, Chief Secretary Mr. RP Mandal, Director General of Police Mr. DM. Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Subrata Sahu, Additional Chief Secretary Health Mrs. Renuji Pillai, Director of National Health Mission Dr. Priyanka Shukla and Director Health Mr. Neeraj Bansod were present.
Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel attended the Chief Ministers Meeting organized by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi from his residence office here today through video conferencing ...
Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel attended the Chief Ministers Meeting organized by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi from his residence office here today through video conferencing.
On this occasion, Health Minister Shri T.S. Singhdev, Home Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, Chief Secretary Mr. RP Mandal, Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Subrata Sahu, Additional Chief Secretary Mrs. Renu Pillay, Director General of Police Mr. DM Awasthi and senior officers were present.
Chief Minister attended the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected MLA Dr. KK Dhruv
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, the newly elected MLA from Marwahi Assembly held in the assembly premises today, Dr. K. K. Dhruv attended the oath taking ceremony. Assembly Speaker Dr. Charandas Mahant administered the oath of office and secrecy to him.
Dr. KK Dhruv took oath in Hindi in the name of God. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey, Home Minister Shri Tamradhwaj Sahu, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Shri Amarjeet Bhagat, along with many MLAs and distinguished people were present.
Notable increase of 13 percent in fish seed production and 9 percent in fish production in Chhattisgarh during last two years
A grand honour for the state as two fishermen of the state practising pisciculture, receive the National Award
They will be honoured on 21st November in New Delhi on the account of the World Fisheries Day
The Chief Minister and the Agriculture Minister have conveyed their regards and congratulated the fishermen and the impeccable institutions that have made the state proud
Chhattisgarh ranks 6th in fish production in the country
As a result of the encouragement given by state government under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel to fisheries and pisciculture, a notable increase of 13 percent in fish seed production and 9 percent in fish production has been recorded in Chhattisgarh during the last two years. A grand honour for the state in the field of fisheries and pisciculture as two fishermen of the state will be awarded and honoured at the national level for their remarkable contribution in the field of fisheries. The award will be presented at a ceremony held at AP Symposium Hall, Pusa Campus, New Delhi, by the Government of India, to mark the World Fisheries Day on 21st November.
Within the ceremony, the Masors MM Fish Seed Cultivation Private Limited, Mana, Raipur will be honoured with a cash prize of two lakh rupees along with a certificate of appreciation on the account of Best Fisheries enterprises. Also, Messrs. M.I.K
the company, Sihawa, District Dhamtari will receive a cash prize of Rs one lakh along with a certificate of appreciation, under the Best Proprietary Firm Cadre.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel and Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Mr. Ravindra Chaubey have conveyed their regards and congratulated the fishermen and the impeccable institutions that have made the state proud.
Agriculture Minister Mr.Ravindra Chaubey stated that the farmers practising fisheries or pisciculture in the state are achieving constant success by adopting the latest technology. The state is self-sufficient in the field of fish seed production. Since the past two years, the fish seed production has increased by 13% in the state, with 251 crores standard fry to 267 crores standard fry. The state of Chhattisgarh has been ranked sixth in the field of fish seed production in the nation. He further quoted that, "It is a matter of immense proud for the state, that along with the supply of essential fish seeds in the state's fisheries, the state is also exporting fish seeds by the private sector to Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar".
The Director of Fisheries affirmed that the farmers of the state engaged in fisheries and pisciculture are achieving fish production up to 6-7 metric tons using modern technology. Within the past two years, fish production has increased from 4.89 lakh metric tons to 5.31 lakh metric tons in the state with an increase of 9 per cent.
Pangasius species are being cultured by pisciculturists of the state, with the construction of 1000 ponds on their land within the past two years. Progressive fish farmers of the state and farmers of the district Kanker are achieving fish production up to 60-70 metric tons per hectare by constructing ponds in a group, with the aid of latest technology and culturing the Pangasius fish species. The people of the state are getting healthy Protein-rich diet with its availability.
Culturing of fast-growing fish "Tilapia" has aided in increasing the fish production of the state. In the private sector. A Hatchery has been established in Raipur for the Tilapia seed production. The state has a consumption demand of approximately 20 tonnes of tilapia per day. The tilapia fishes are being exported to other states like Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. 3 crores of tilapia fish seed have been produced in the private sector, within the state this year.
The Cage culture technique ensures 100% attainment of fish in medium and large reservoirs of the state. Cages with the dimension of 6x4x4 meter are being installed in the reservoirs, with fast-growing fish such as 'Pangasius' and 'Telepia'. Approximately, 3000–5000 kgs of fishes are produced per cage. Up till now, 1400 cages have been installed in 11 districts of the state.
The project of installation of 1000 cages has been sanctioned at Hasdeo Bango, Korba, the largest reservoir in the state. After installing these, one unit each of 05-05 cages per beneficiary will be allocated for fisheries. 40 to 60 percent grant is being provided by the government to the local scheduled castes fishermen. A higher priority will
be provided to the people of the Duban region.
The latest technologies implemented in the field of fisheries in the state, such as integrated fisheries, intensive fisheries, pangasius farming and culturing, recirculatory aquaculture systems (RAS), have born fruitful results for the state. The fish production of the state is continuously increasing with the constant purification of water in the lesser area and less water area and adopting fisheries. Fisheries officers and progressive fish farmers from other states are getting inspired by studying and testing new technologies used in the state of Chhattisgarh, especially RAS.
The state government has approved a scheme to encourage the fishermen of the state to install bioflack technology to increase production by rearing fishes, using balanced food by installing small tanks in the area, with the instruments of the latest technology. A provision has been made to provide 40 per cent of financial assistance to the people of the state on the establishment of a unit costing Rs 7.50 lakh.
Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Mr. Baghel meets Union Road Transport Minister: request for declarement of three new national highways in Chhattisgarh
Bharatmala Yojana: CM urged Union Minister for payment of compensation amount to land owners
Demands sanction of proposed works of national highway widening, upgrading and renovation worth Rs 11024.39
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel today paid courtesy call on Union Road Transport and Highway Minister Mr. Nitin Gadkari, during his Nagpur visit, and requested him to declare three new national highways for Chhattisgarh state. Chief Minister had reached Nagpur after his visit to New Delhi. He met Union Minister Mr. Nitin Gadkari and extended hearty greetings of Diwali. He discussed various issues related to road development in Chhattisgarh.
Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Mr. Baghel thanked Mr. Gadkari for tarring of Bhopalpatnam-Taralagud Road, and upgrading of Tatibandh flyover and Patrapali-Katghora Road in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. In the meeting, Chief Minister requested Union Minister Mr. Gadkari to sanction the proposed works of widening, upgrading and renovating the national highways and national highways in principle, worth Rs 11024.39 crores.
Under Bharatmala Yojana, Mr. Baghel informed Union Minister that Government of India has not paid the compensation amount against land acquisition for Raipur-Durg Bypass, because of which land owners are infuriated. Mr. Baghel requested Union Minister to ensure payment of the compensation amounts to the land owners as soon as possible. Chief Minister informed that Champa-Korba-Katghora Road is in dilapidated condition. The national highway connects the industrial town of Korba. Renovation work should be done as soon as possible by appointing road construction agency at the earliest. Besides, he also requested for allotment of Rs 50 crore in year 2020-21 under the periodical renewal, restarting the construction work of Raigarh-Saraipali national highway and urged to expedite the construction of Raipur-Dhamtari road.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel urged the Union Transport Minister to declare three new national highways in the state of Chhattisgarh. These include Raigarh - Gharghoda - Dharamjaigarh - Pathalgaon Road, Ambikapur - Vadrafnagar - Bamhni - Renukoot - Banaras Marg and Pandaria - Bajag - Gadasarai Road. Mr. Baghel said that these routes pass through tribal dominated areas and these routes also connect the proposed routes under the Bharatmala Project. By declaring these routes as national highways, tribal-dominated areas of the state will develop rapidly.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel also demanded approval for inclusion of five new roads, identified for widening and upgrading in the year 2019-20, under the annual action plan for the year 2020-21. He said that these roads could not be approved in late March 2020 due to lockdown. Their re-approval is necessary. These include construction of roads from Mungeli to Pandaria , Maddanmuda to Devbhog, Abhanpur to Pondmarg, Jhalmala-Balod-Sherpar road, ROB in Jayanagar. The total distance covered by these roads is 148 kilometers and their total cost is Rs 1414 crore. DPR for these roads has been prepared and and sent to Central Road Transport and Highways Ministry.
Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh pays courtesy call on Union Petroleum Minister and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
Seeks permission for production of bio-ethanol from surplus paddy
Union Minister agrees to increase kerosene oil quota for forest areas
Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Mr. Bhupesh Baghel today met Union Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Minister Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan in New Delhi and urged him to give permission for production of bio-ethanol from surplus paddy purchased from the farmers of the state in addition to FCI. He also demanded increase in the quota of Kerosene oil in the forest areas.
During the meeting, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that nearly 80.38 lakh metric tons of paddy was procured in the Kharif marketing year 2018-19 in Chhattisgarh and 83.94 lakh metric tons of paddy in 2019-20, which resulted in surplus production of rice, thus exceeding the required quantity of rice for the central pool and the state pool under the public distribution system. The state was forced to take additional quantity of rice by milling surplus paddy.
He informed the union minister that state government has made necessary provisions in Chhattisgarh’s Industrial policy 2019-24 for setting up ethanol plants. Chhattisgarh has requested for permission to produce ethanol from about 6 lakh metric tonnes of paddy.
Mr. Baghel demanded permission for producing bio ethanol from surplus paddy purchased from farmers in the state, in addition to FCI. Chief Minister informed that an estimated 6 lakh tonnes of surplus paddy will be made available by the state government to ethanol plants for production.
Mr. Baghel drew union minister’s attention towards the requirement of more kerosene oil in forest areas and requested him to increase the quota of kerosene. Union Minister directed the officials for immediate action in the context. Union Minister gave assurances to fulfill the demands of Mr. Baghel with due consideration.