Chhattisgarh tops nation in environmental protection
Reduction in harmful gases in the air
Forest area of the state has also increased
Work done towards environmental protection under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel achieves major success
The welfare of tribals, farmers and the underprivileged is the top priority of the Chhattisgarh government: Forest Minister Shri Mohammad Akbar
Forest Minister addresses the National Conference on 'Tribal Transition in India: Issues, Challenges and Way Ahead'
Chhattisgarh government is constantly striving for the holistic development of tribal communities: Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam
The Forest and Law and Legislative Minister of Chhattisgarh, Mr. Mohammad Akbar has said that the welfare of tribals, farmers and the underprivileged is among the top priorities of the state government. All possible efforts are being made by the state government to raise the standard of living of the tribals by connecting them with the mainstream of development and to save their cultural and historical heritage. Addressing the inaugural session of the two-day National Conference on 'Tribal Transition in India: Issues, Challenges and the Way Ahead' ('Tribal Transition in India: Issues, Challenges and Road Ahead') today, Mr. Thoughts expressed.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel was the chief guest of this national conference, but due to his busy schedule, Forest Minister Mr. Akbar addressed this national conference as a representative of Chief Minister Mr. Baghel through video conferencing from the Chief Minister's residence. On this occasion, the Forest Minister greeted everyone on the Constitution Day.
This national conference was organized in virtual mode by Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur in collaboration with Tribal Research and Training Institute (Tribal Research and Training Institute) of Chhattisgarh and Thakur Pyarelal State Panchayat and Rural Development Institute. Tribal Welfare Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam, Rajya Sabha MP Mr. Vivek Krishna Tankha, Advocate General of Chhattisgarh Mr. Satish Chandra Verma were present in the conference as special guests. The Vice Chancellor of HNLU Raipur, Prof. Dr. V.C. Vivekanandan and Registrar Professor Dr. Uday Shankar were also present.
While addressing the conference, Forest Minister Shri Akbar discussed in detail the efforts being made by the state government to protect the constitutional rights of tribals, to save their culture and traditions including education, health, employment. He said that during the last three years, the State Government has initiated many policies and schemes with the goal of realizing the dream of 'Gram Swaraj' of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Schemes like Suraji Gaon Yojana, Narva, Garva, Ghuruwa, Bari Program, Godhan Nyay Yojana have strengthened the rural economy and raised the standard of living of the tribals. Shri Akbar said that while effectively implementing the Forest Rights Act in Chhattisgarh, rights of forest resources have also been given to Gram Sabhas along with individual and community forest rights plates. With the increase in the support price of minor forest produce, the number of minor forest produce to be procured has been increased from 7 to 52. Along with this, thousands of tribals and forest dwellers have been linked with employment in the work of value addition of minor forest produce.
Shri Akbar said that for the protection of tribals, priority has been given to small industries, forest and agro-based non-polluting industries instead of big industries in the new industrial policy. A provision has also been made in the industrial policy that industries should be set up on government land on priority basis. Referring to the health-related schemes being operated in tribal areas, Mukhyamantri Haat Bazar Clinic Yojna, Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan, Malaria Eradication Campaign, Shri Akbar said that these schemes have helped in strengthening health facilities in these areas. Referring to the schemes implemented in the field of education, he said that the schools which were closed for years in tribal areas were revived. Swami Atmanand English medium schools were established in every block. The state government is providing free coaching and scholarship facilities to the students for the national level competitive examinations. Congratulating the organizers of this national conference, Shri Akbar said that through this conference new avenues will emerge to solve the issues and difficulties related to the tribals.
Tribal Welfare Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam while addressing the conference said that the Chhattisgarh government is working continuously for the overall development of the tribal communities of the state, as a result of which the people of tribal society are today in various fields including education, employment. moving forward. Awareness about their rights is also coming among them, but still a lot remains to be done for them. Referring to the work being done by the state government in the interest of the tribals, Dr. Tekam said that the land taken from the tribals for industries in Chhattisgarh was returned to them. Under the Forest Rights Act 2006, more than 4 lakh 45 thousand individual forest rights letters, 45 thousand 432 community forest rights letters and 3113 community forest resource rights recognition letters have been distributed. The rate of remuneration for tendu patta collection has been increased from Rs 2500 to Rs 4000 per standard bag. The forest dwellers have earned Rs 700 crore from the collection of tendu leaves alone and Rs 200 crore from the collection of minor forest produce.
Tribal Welfare Minister said that the process of making rules for implementation of the provisions of PESA Act in the state is in the final stage. He informed that 5632 panchayats and 9977 villages in the scheduled areas of the state come under the PESA Act. Regarding the schemes of tribal development, he said that 71 Eklavya Model Residential Schools, Prayas residential schools in scheduled areas including Naxal affected districts, Aastha Gurukul Dantewada are being run for Naxal affected children. Along with this 3278 hostels are also being operated. Bastar and Surguja Tribal Area Development Authority and Central Region Development Authority have been constituted to ensure the participation of local public representatives in the development of scheduled areas. Devgudi and Ghotul are being constructed in Bastar for the protection of tribal culture. In tribal areas, children are being given primary education in their language.
Rajya Sabha MP Shri Vivek Krishna Tankha addressed the conference as the keynote speaker. Advocate General of Chhattisgarh Shri Satish Chandra Verma and Vice Chancellor of HNLU Raipur Prof. Dr.V.C. Vivekanandan also expressed his views on this occasion. The welcome address was given by Professor Dr. Yogendra Kumar Srivastava. HNLU Registrar Professor Dr. Uday Shankar proposed the vote of thanks.
Officials and employees including Home Minister Shri Tamradhwaj Sahu did a mass reading of the Preamble of the Constitution
Constitution Day celebrated at Home Minister's residence office
On the occasion of Constitution Day, at 11 am today, under the leadership of Home Minister Shri Tamradhwaj Sahu, there was a mass reading of the Preamble of the Indian Constitution. Home Minister Mr. Sahu made all the officers and employees in his residence office take a pledge to work in public interest as per the basic spirit of the Constitution. Special Assistant Shri Kailash Verma, Officer on Special Duty Ms. Divya Vaishnav, Personal Assistant Shri DK Sahu and all the officers and employees were present on the occasion. It is noteworthy that on this day on 26 November 1949, the Constituent Assembly adopted the Indian Constitution.
Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel will meet the Prime Minister along with his cabinet
Chief Minister will apprise the Prime Minister about the problems of the farmers and rice mill workers of Chhattisgarh
Chief Secretary has written a letter to the Prime Minister's Office requesting to fix the date and time for the meeting
Kawardha Nagar Palika Parishad's first prize at the national level is respected by every citizen of Kawardha - Mr. Akbar
After being rewarded at the national level by the Forest Minister, the chairman and officers of the Municipal Council met
Kawardha Municipal Council has won the award by being the best among 123 bodies in the cleanliness survey
Forest and Climate Change Minister and MLA of Kawardha Assembly Constituency, Mr. Mohammad Akbar, met with the Municipal Council President Mr. Rishi Sharma and the officials of the municipality after awarding the Kawardha Municipality Council at the national level in the field of cleanliness. He handed over the certificate and memento received in the award to Mr. Mohammad Akbar after meeting him at the official residence office of the Forest Minister located at Shankar Nagar in the capital Raipur. Shri Akbar expressed happiness on being honored at the national level for Kawardha Municipality. He said that by receiving the National Award, the Kawardha Nagar Palika Parishad has brought laurels to the name of Kawardha Nagar and Chhattisgarh state in the country.
Forest Minister Mr. Mohammad Akbar said on this occasion that the employees of Kawardha Municipality have done remarkable work in the field of cleanliness and the residents of Kawardha, giving importance to cleanliness, have increased the name of Kawardha Nagar Palika Parishad in Chhattisgarh as well as in the country. . Shri Akbar said that cleanliness didi, cleanliness commandos and sanitation staff associated with cleanliness work have fulfilled their responsibility in a better way. It is the honor of every citizen of Kawardha to get the first place award of Kawardha Nagar Palika Parishad in the country.
In the survey of Nagar Palika Kawardha, Kawardha Nagar Palika Parishad got the first place among the urban bodies having population of 25 to 50 thousand in the eastern zone of the country. Kawardha Nagar Palika Parishad has achieved this distinction by being ranked first among the 123 urban bodies of the country. Similarly, Kawardha Nagar Palika Parishad has got 3 star rating in the category of garbage free city. For these achievements, the Kawardha Municipal Council was rewarded and a memento was presented in the presence of His Excellency President Shri Ram Nath Kovind in the national capital New Delhi. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel was also present on the occasion.
To receive the award at the national level, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel presented the award to Kawardha Nagar Palika Parishad in the "Hat-trick Festival of Cleanliness" program organized in the state capital Raipur. During this, the Chief Minister also presented a memento to the President of Kawardha Municipal Council, Shri Rishi Sharma.
Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel makes important announcements regarding the rights of officials of Panchayati Raj Institutions
Increased administrative and financial powers to the Chairman of District Panchayat and Janpad Panchayat in relation to the schemes run from the state budget
Implementation of the schemes and the payment of the amount to be done after the approval of chairman
In relation to the confidential report of the Chief Executive Officer, the Chairman of District Panchayat and the Janpad Panchayat will communicate their opinion to the Reporting Officer
District and Janpad panchayat officials will get development fund every year for development works
Approval of amount for new vehicle to the Chairman and Vice Chairman of District Panchayat
Increase in honorarium of District Chairman-Vice Chairman, Member and Sarpanch
Now the honorarium of District Panchayat Chairman will be 25 thousand rupees, that of Vice Chairman will be 15 thousand rupees and the member's honorarium will be 10 thousand rupees
Honorarium of sarpanch increased from Rs 2 thousand to Rs 4 thousand
Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel, while addressing the Chhattisgarh State level Panchayati Raj Conference held at Indoor Stadium in Raipur today, made several important announcements regarding the rights of officials of Panchayati Raj Institutions.
Making the announcements, Chief Minister said that in the implementation of the state budget schemes run by the Chhattisgarh Government, Panchayat and Rural Development Department, the note-sheets would be presented to the Chairman of the District Panchayat in the case of District Panchayat and the Chairman of the Janpad Panchayats in the matters related to the Janpad Panchayat for approval. This provision will not be applicable for central government schemes.
Similarly, in relation to the financial rights of District Panchayat Chairman and Janpad PanchayatChairman, he said that the amount of state budget schemes run by the Chhattisgarh Government, Panchayat and Rural Development Department will be paid after approval of the concerned Chairman District Panchayat with the joint signature of the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Accounts Officer or Assistant Accounts Officer and in the case of Janpad Panchayat, with the joint signature of Chief Executive Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer, or in his absence, any officer authorized by the Collector.
While making an announcement regarding providing funds to district and Janpad panchayat officials, Mr. Baghel said that Rs.15 lakh per year for district panchayat Chairman, Rs.10 lakh for district panchayat vice-chairman and Rs.4 lakh for district panchayat member, while in case of Janpad Panchayat Rs 5 lakh will be provided for the Chairman, Rs 3 lakh for the vice-chairman and Rs 2 lakh for the member of the Janpad panchayat. In this way a total budget provision of Rs 45 crore will be made through re-appropriation.
In relation to the writing of confidential report of the officers and employees of the District Panchayat, the Chief Minister said that in the confidential report of the Chief Executive Officer of the District Panchayat, in relation to the work done by the Chief Executive Officer as the Secretary of the District Panchayat, the Chairman, Zila Panchayat shall communicate his opinion to the Reporting Officer (Collector) writing the confidential report.
Similarly, in relation to the writing of confidential report of the officers and employees of the Janpad Panchayat, in the confidential report of the Chief Executive Officer of the Janpad Panchayat, in relation to the work done by the Chief Executive Officer as the Secretary of the Janpad Panchayat, the Chairman, Janpad Panchayat will communicate his opinion to the reporting officer (Chief Executive Officer, Zila Panchayat) to write the confidential report.
In relation to providing vehicles to District Panchayat Chairman and Vice Chairman, Mr. Baghel said that consent has been given to spend Rs. 2 crore per year for providing vehicles to Zilla Panchayat Chairman. Approval of additional expenditure of Rs 6.13 crore will be given for providing vehicles to the Janpad Panchayat Chairman.
The Chief Minister increased the honorarium of Sarpanchs from Rs. 2 thousand to Rs. 4 thousand, the honorarium of District Panchayat Chairman from Rs. 15 thousand to Rs. 25 thousand, the honorarium of District Panchayat Vice Chairman from Rs. 10 thousand to Rs. 15 thousand and that of District Panchayat members from Rs.6000 to Rs.10,000. The Chief Minister said in the conference that the sarpanchs will now have the right to get the works done up to a cost of Rs 50 lakh. The new revised SoR will be applicable soon. Mr. Baghel announced the formation of a committee under the chairmanship of the Panchayat Minister to consider the increase in the allowance of Rs.200 to Rs.500 given to panchs for the meeting of Gram Panchayats and to consider other demands of the office bearers of Panchayati Raj Institutions.
Martyr Shri Nandkumar Patel- an epitome of strength and tenacity: Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Chhattisgarh Government is consistently working towards turning the vision and dreams of Shri Nandkumar Patel into reality
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel unveiled the life-size statue of Martyr Shri Nandkumar Patel
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that Shaheed Shri Nandkumar Patel actively worked towards the upliftment and development of farmers, labourers, tribal people, women and youth of the state. Shaheed Shri Nandkumar Patel was known for his tenacity and determination. And now Chhattisgarh Government is making consistent efforts to realize the vision and dreams of Shri Nandkumar Patel for the development of farmers, tribal labourers, women, youth and other sections of the society.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel was addressing a public meeting organized at Mahatma Gandhi College premises, after the unveiling of a life-size statue of Shaheed Mr. Nand Kumar Patel in front of the circuit house in Kharsia block headquarters of Raigarh district today. He said that through various government schemes such as Godhan Nyay Yojana, Kisan Nyay Yojana, minor forest produce procurement, Rajiv Gandhi Rural Landless Agricultural Mazdoor Nyay Yojana, Rajiv Yuva Mitan Club, we are working towards realizing the vision of martyr Shri Nand Kumar Patel.
On this occasion, Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that under Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana which is being implemented to promote crop diversification, the input subsidy for Kharif crops including paddy would be Rs 9,000 per acre and not less than that. He said that this scheme has improved the economic condition of the farmers in the state. If the support price of paddy increases in the coming years, then farmers will be provided a higher price for paddy. Mr. Baghel said that we will not rest until the martyrs of Jheeram Valley.
Higher Education Minister Mr. Umesh Patel said that Shaheed Shri Nandkumar Patel had a futuristic approach towards the development works. He continued to work for the development of farmers, workers, youth, women and every section of society. As a result of his efforts in education sector, Kharsiya resgion has Navodaya Vidyalaya, Eklavya Vidyalaya, Model School and Swami Atmanand School today. He said that Shri Patel had a dream to open a university in Raigarh for the convenience of the students of Dharamjaigarh and other remote areas here. When Chief Minister Mr. Baghel came to know about his dream, Mr. Baghel honoured it and decided to open a university in Raigarh in the name of Shaheed Mr. Nand Kumar Patel for the convenience of college going students.
Agriculture Minister Mr. Ravindra Choubey said in his address on this occasion that since the time of undivided Madhya Pradesh, Shri Nandkumar Patel used to speak with conviction for the interests of common people and for the development of Chhattisgarh state. He was known to be a gentleman with a compassionate heart and a person who fought bravely for social cause.
Food Minister Mr. Amarjeet Bhagat said that he always inspired and motivated us to serve the state of Chhattisgarh and to work for the welfare of people of this state. Inspired by his vision and teachings, Government of Chhattisgarh is continuously working for public welfare and development, under the leadership of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel. Revenue Minister Mr. Jaisingh Agrawal said that Shri Nandkumar Patel was had strong determination and will power. He knew how to turn his vision into reality, which led to the development of Kharsia. MLA Kondagaon Mr. Mohan Markam while paying tribute to Shri Patel said that his leadership skills were amazing. He started from the post of Sarpanch, and went on to become the Home Minister of the state, proving his competence, leadership skills and intellect.
On this occasion, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Chintamani Maharaj, Mr. Dwarkadhish Yadav, Shri Chandradev Rai, MLA Mr. Laljit Singh Rathia, MLA Mr. Prakash Nayak, MLA Mr. Chakradhar Singh Sidar, MLA Mrs. Uttari Ganpat Jangde, Mr. Vinay Bhagat, Mr. Gulab Kamro, Mr. Kismat Lal Nand, Mr. Mohit Ram Kerketta, Chairman of Chhattisgarh State Gau Seva Commission Mahant Shri Ram Sundardas, Chairman of Chhattisgarh State Text Book Corporation Mr. Shailesh Nitin Trivedi, Chairman of Chhattisgarh State Mineral Development Corporation Mr. Girish Devangan, Member Chhattisgarh Seed Corporation Mr. Dilip Pandey and a large number of public representatives including District Panchayat Raigarh President Mr. Nirakar Patel, IG Mr. Ratan Lal Dangi, Collector Raigarh Mr. Bhim Singh, Superintendent of Police Raigarh Mr. Abhishek Meena were present.
' Raghupati Raghav ' and ' Vaishnav Jan' to be regularly sung in schools across Chhattisgarh: CM Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
State govt takes decision to strengthen the spirit of national unity and harmony among the children
This will be a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Indira Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, says CM
Police personnel receive promotion on the occasion of Diwali, on instructions of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel
Nearly four thousand police personnel got promoted from the post of Sepoy to Constable and from the post of Constable to ASI
DGP Mr. DM Awasthi directs all the Range IGs to organize pre-promotion course immediately
As per the instructions of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, the process of promoting police personnel has been sped up. And now on the occasion of Diwali, a large number of police personnel are going to receive the gift of promotion. DGP Mr. DM Awasthi informed that as per the very considerate decision of Chief Minister, a large number of police personnel have been promoted from the post of Sepoy to Constable and from the post of Constable to ASI. In all the districts of the state, as many as 2952 sepoys were found eligible for promotion to the post of Constable and 865 constables were found eligible for the promotion to the post of ASI. DGP Mr. Awasthi has directed all the Range IGs to organize the pre-promotion course for the eligible constables and ASIs soon. Out of the total 865 candidates found eligible for the promotion from constable to ASI, 190 personnel are in Raipur range, 146 in Durg range, 124 in Bilaspur range, 98 in Sarguja range and 307 are in Bastar range. Moreover, the 2952 candidates found eligible for the promotion from the post of constable to ASI include 180 candidates in Raipur district, 95 in Balodabazar-Bhatapara, 72 in Gariaband, 55 in Dhamtari district, 50 in Mahasamund district, 24 in GRP, 6 in PTS Mana, 13 in Police Academy Chandrakhuri, 88 in Durg district, 45 in Bemetara, 30 in Balod, 93 in Rajnandgaon, 80 in Kabeerdham, 61 in Bilaspur, 35 in Mungeli, 62 in Janjgir-Champa, 55 in Raigarh, 29 in Korba , 19 in Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi, 55 in Sarguja, 33 in Koriya, 53 in Jashpur, 62 in Surajpur, 75 in Balrampur-Ramanujganj, 6 in PTS Mainpat, 217 in Jagdalpur, 198 in Kondagaon, 202 in Dantewada, 194 in Sukma, 242 in Kanker, 309 in Bijapur and 212 candidates in Narayanpur.
Such a large number of promotions would lead to better policing and expedited investigations. It is noteworthy that as per the police regulation, only constables or the police officials a rank higher than that can investigate a case. With this round of promotions, Chhattisgarh Police will get nearly four thousand investigators, which would not only speed up the investigation of pending cases but will also bring justice to the victims sooner. Personnel of Chhattisgarh Police have said that in the last three years, their various demands are being considered with utmost sensitivity and the process of promotion has been expedited.
Chief Minister extends greetings and wishes to people of the state on the occasion of Dhanteras
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has extended hearty greetings to people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Dhanteras. On this occasion, Mr. Baghel has prayed for happiness, prosperity and progress in lives of the people of the state. Mr. Baghel said in his message that on the day of Dhanteras, Lord Dhanvantari is worshiped along with Kuber, the deity of wealth, prosperity and opulence. The five-day festival of Deepotsav begins with Dhanteras. He said that giving and sharing is what enhances the happiness and joy in one’s life. He requested people to make Diwali festival more joyous for others by buying diyas, decorations and other items locally from skilled people and small businesses.