Raipur : Cultural programmes at Traditional ‘Faagun Madai’ centre of attraction for people of rural areas
Thousands of people are turning up at Chhattisgarh’s traditional ‘Faagun Madai’ to enjoy watching the cultural programmes being held there. Not only people of rural areas but foreign tourists also come all the way to Madai Mela to witness the cultural extravaganza.
Villagers actively participate in the Madai of District headquaters Dantewada. This is one of the major fairs held in Chhattisgarh state, wherein villagers enjoy ‘Bastariya Naat’ performance at Mendka Dobra ground. On the occasion, Public Relations Department had put up a photo exhibition, wherein highlights of various development works and glimpses of Governor Ms Anusuiya Uikey and Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel’s Dantewada tour. Health Department had also put up a health camp at the fair to provide health check up facility and free medicines to villagers.
Chhattisgarh Young Scientist Congress to be held in capital city: Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel to inaugurate the programme
Young Scientists from across the country to participat
Eightinth Chhattisgarh Young Scientist Congress 2020 will be organized on capital city Raipur on March 25 and 26 at Pt Deendayal Upadhyay Auditorium. Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel will inaugurate the programme on March 25 on at 10.30am. Concluding ceremony will be held on March 26 at 4pm, in esteemed presence of Governor Ms Anusuiya Uikey as Chief Guest. This event is being organized under the joint aegis of Chhattisgarh Science and Technology Council and Pt Ravishankar Shukla University Raipur.
In the inaugural programme of Chhattisgarh Young Scientist Congress 2020, Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister Mr. Umesh Patel will be the special guest of the occasion. The main objective of this event is to inspire young scientists of Chhattisgarh for research activities. In this programme, research papers on 19 subjects will be presented. Youth from various parts of the country have been invited to participate in the programme.
Herbal gulal made from flowers found at Chief Minister's residence
Chief Minister appreciated the initiative of women groups
On the occasion of this Holi, women of Bihaan self-help group have prepared herbal gulal from flowers offered in the Bhoramdev temple of Kawardha and bouquets received from the Chief Minister's residence and have given people the opportunity to play Holi in herbal color.A delegation of the Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel from the Serikheri Women's Self-Help Group of Raipur District and Jai Ganga Mayya Women's Self-Help Group of Kabirdham District met her at her residence office here today and presented her with herbal gulal made from flowers.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel extended his congratulations and best wishes to the women's groups on the activities conducted for the manufacture of herbal gulal. She was very appreciative of the innovative initiatives of these women's groups. Herbal gulal is being made by women groups in the temples and using flowers from the Chief Minister's residence in the best manner.
On this occasion, Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said - I am heartened to know that women have used the flowers that come out after worship from the temples to make good use. Similarly, marriage, marriage and other programs, flowers originating from the Chief Minister's residence are also being used to make herbal gulal.
I thank all these women for this. The women of Serikheri in Raipur district have made 8 quintals of Gulal so far. Not only this, the pages and wrappers of bouquets and bouquets are being used by these women to pack soaps and they are using flowers and other bouquets etc. to make organic manure.
Similarly, herbal gulal is being made by the flowers offered by the devotees in the famous Shri Bhoramdev temple in the name of Khajuraho of Chhattisgarh by Jai Ganga Mayya Women's Self-Help Group of Kabirdham district. By this, 4 quintals of Gulal prepared so far have been sold in the market and earned an income of Rs 52 thousand.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel also appreciated the herbal gulal prepared by Jai Ganga Mayya Women's Self-Help Group in 9 different colors. Around 200 to 300 kg flowers are offered daily by devotees at the Sri Bhoramdev Temple, which rises to 400 to 500 kg at the end of the week.
Raipur: This time in Lokvani, there will be talk on the topic of 'equalizing women'
Lokvani's upcoming episode airs on March 8
The 8th episode of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel's monthly radio talk Lokvani will be telecast on March 8. This time in the Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel Lokvani will talk to the people of the state on the subject of 'equal opportunity for women'. Broadcasting of Lokvani to all FM stations in Chhattisgarh. Radio and regional news channels will air from 10.30 am to 10.55 am.
Raipur : Delegation of Halba tribal community pays courtesy call on Chief Minister
Delegation of Halba community, Sihava-Nagri led by community head Mr. Mohan Pujari today paid courtesy call on Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel at his office in Vidhan Sabha premise. They invited Chief Minister as Chief Guest of the annual convention of the community to be organized in village Malhari of Nagri block in Dhamtari district. Chief Minister thanked the delegation for the invitation and extended best wishes for success of the event. Delegation included Mr. Kishore Kashyap, Mr. Umesh Dev and Mr. Anil Kashyap along with office-beares and members of the community.
Chief Minister joins Sant Pawan Diwan's tribute meeting and honor ceremony
Chief Minister joins Sant Pawan Diwan's tribute meeting and honor ceremony
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel was addressing a tribute gathering and honoring ceremony organized at the fourth saint memory of Sant Pawan Dewan at Vipra cultural building located in Samta Colony, capital Raipur today. It was organized by the Vipra Cultural Building Management Committee under the auspices of the Chhattisgarhi Brahmin Society. Two poets and litterateurs Shri Daneshwar Sharma and Shri Rameshwar Vaishnav were also honored with Sant Pawan Diwan Samman in the program.
Apart from this, the collection of saint poet Pawan Diwan-literature by Dr. Pardeshi Ram Verma was released. The function was chaired by Dr. Charan Das Mahant, Speaker of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly. Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Shri Ravindra Chaubey was present as a special guest on the occasion.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that the contribution of saint poet Pawan Dewan in the self-respect and prestige and prosperity of Chhattisgarh, including the salvation of the downtrodden and exploited sections of the society, can never be forgotten. In his poetic world, tribal laborers and peasants have the highest importance.
His poems are the glory of Chhattisgarh and the worship of Mati. These poems also illustrate the need for progressive democratic life values and meaningful politics for equality, unity. Chief Minister Shri Baghel informed that the Chhattisgarh government is following the path of these great personalities and all-round development of the state is being continuously given momentum.
He also informed about the necessary initiative to make his statues in various squares and intersections of Nava Raipur and naming them in the name of great personalities to make their great contributions sustainable.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel also informed that necessary initiatives are being taken in the state to include his biography and contributions in courses ranging from Primary to Higher Secondary School. He also informed about the development including the renovation of Mata Kaushalya Temple at Chandkuri and the ongoing development of Ram Van Gaman Path in the state as per the wish of Sant Pawan Dewan.
: Chhattisgarh ranks first in terms of Development Works : Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Raipur, 28 February 2020/ Third supplementary grants worth nearly Rs one thousand 625 crore 65 lakh 61 thousand 600 for fiscal year 2019-20 passed with voice vote in Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly. With this, the total size of main budget and three supplementary budget for fiscal year 2019-20 has expanded to Rs one lakh 6 thousand 413 crore.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, in response to the discussion on third supplementary demands, said that State’s third supplementary budget includes provisions for welfare of farmers, women and children as well as other sections of the society. Mr. Baghel said that according to the Reserve Bank of India’s report for year 2019-20, Chhattisgarh is on the top rank in country in terms of expenditure on development-oriented works. 77.8% of the State’s total budget is being spent on development-oriented works. Likewise, 46.1% of the state’s budget is being spent on social sector, which is more than national average, State’s total credit capacity is 21.68% of the GSDP and 5.9% of the interest payment revenue recovery, which is least among all the states. In this way, committed expenditure is only 19.3% of the total budget, which is the minimum among all the states.
Talking about the main provisions of third supplementary budget, Chief Minister said that Rs 200 crore has been provisioned for premium installment under Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme. Including the amount provisioned for premium of Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme in the main budget, the total amount provisioned for the purpose is total Rs 516 crore. He informed that Rs 2 crore 87 lakh has been provisioned for procurement of tractor and other equipment. Chief Minister said that Rs 10 crore has been provisioned for salary allowance of Indira Gandhi Agriculture University, Rs 7 crore 67 lakh for transport allowance of milk producers, and Rs 107 crore 28 lakh for chickpeas distribution of antyoday and priority ration card holder of families.Including the provisions of main budget, total Rs 278 crore has been provisioned for chickpeas distribution. Rs 202 crore 97 lakh has been provisioned for sugar distribution to ration card holders and including the provisions of main budget, total Rs 303 crore has been provisioned for this purpose. In Bastar region, 31 rural roads will be constructed under Rural Road Program Phase-II, and 14 bridges will be constructed under NABARD funded Jawahar Setu Yojana. Likewise, nine bridges will be constructed in Sarguja. Chief Minister informed that the third supplementary budget includes provision of Rs 202 crore for rural livelihood mission and total provisioned amount for this purpose include the main budget is 508 crore. Rs 177 crore has been provisioned for half electricity bill scheme, and including the provision of main budget, the total amount provisioned for this purpose is Rs 977 crore. Likewise the third supplementary budget includes provision of Rs 35 crore for Saubhagya Yojana, Rs 9.90 crore for adhar registration under Intengrated Child Development Scheme, Rs 15.40 crore for equipment procurement to monitor nourishment of children under Integrated Child Service Scheme.
Women's group of Ghogha Gauthan made a profit by selling 58 quintal vermi fertilizer:
The dream of Suraji village plan came true
Villagers are now benefiting from the ambitious scheme of Chhattisgarh government like Narva, Garwa, Ghurwa and Bari. Women of Ravidas Self Help Group in Adarsh Gowthan Ghoolag development block of Kabirdham district are getting financial benefits by selling vermicompost fertilizer from cow dung of Gauthan. The group has sold 55 quintal vermicompost at the rate of Rs 10 per kg to the horticulture department.
The fertilizer produced by the group has been demanded by government departments as well as private institutions. Demand for 1 tonne vermicompost has been kept by the Self Help Group working mainly in the district. Many works are being done to strengthen the rural economy under Suraji village scheme.
The cow dung available in Gothan has got many sources for income including vermicompost manure. The Chairman of Ravidas Women's Self Help Group, Mrs. Vimala Bai said that by selling 55 quintals of fertilizer to the horticulture department, the group will have an income of about 55 thousand rupees.
Apart from this, 3 quintal vermicompost manure has been sold in the market some time ago, due to which a profit of Rs 3000 has already been taken. The group's secretary Mrs. Pushpa Bai informed that 10 quintal of manure is being prepared by the group at Gauthan in Ghogha, which will be available for sale in the coming time. Members of the group are doing this work from their village itself, which is getting very good income.
Raipur: Chief Minister gave instructions to collectors to assess crop damage: Financial assistance will be given to affected farmers under Revenue Book Circular
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has instructed all the collectors of the state to assess the damage done to the crops due to unseasonal rain and hailstorm and report within a week. It is noteworthy that in view of the possibility of loss of crops of farmers due to unseasonal rains and hailstorms in various places of the state, the Chief Minister has instructed the District Collectors to survey it immediately in the affected areas. The Chief Minister has instructed to provide financial subsidy to the affected farmers as per the provision contained in Revenue Book Circular 6-4, if the crop loss due to natural disaster is more than 33 percent. A letter has been sent by the Revenue Department to all the collectors of the state to provide information about crop damage within a week. In the letter, information has been sent to the revenue department's email id email@example.com or fax number 2510823 to send information about crop damage and grants-in-aid due to unseasonal rain and hailstorm.
Raipur: Business Advisory Committee Meeting
A meeting of the Business Advisory Committee was held in the Committee Room of the Legislative Assembly here today under the chairmanship of the Speaker Dr. Charan Das Mahant. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, Leader of Opposition Shri Dharamlal Kaushik, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey and members of the committee were present.