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New doors of opportunities opening for youth in commerce and industry sector : Dr Raman Singh


Chief Minister addresses DICCI Convention 'Bizcon-2018'

 Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that new doors of opportunities are opening for youth of Chhhattisgarh in commerce and industry sector. Chhattisgarh has immense opportunities for establishment of new industrial and business set ups. State Government's pro-industrial policies, good network of roads, better infrastructure, electricity and skilled manpower has created positive environment for business and industrial development in state.

Chief Minister was addressing DICCI Bizcon- 2018 and state-level vendor development programme held in a private hotel on the occasion of second anniversary of Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (DICCI) today. On the occasion, Dr Singh released 'Make it Possible' book based on central and state government schemes for young entrepreneurs of SC and ST. Chairman of Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation Mr. Chhagan Mundra and Ex-MLA Mr. Vinod Khandekar were present as special guests of the programme. On the occasion, entrepreneurs from SC and ST communities were awarded for their achievements.

Dr Singh said in his address that State Government is providing concessions to entrepreneurs and industrialists under its industrial policy 2014-19. Establishment of new industries is providing employment opportunities to youth. He said that ultramodern BPOs at par with cities like Bengaluru and Chennai have been started in remote areas of Dantewada and Bijapur district. Dr Singh, on request of DICCI, assured of extending the duration of establishing production unit after land allotment to entrepreneurs for industries from two years to four years and also of nominating one entrepreneur from each of the scheduled categories. Dr Singh appreciated DICCI's efforts and initiatives for promoting entrepreneurs of these communities. He said that DICCI has successfully marked its presence in 300 districts of all districts of the country in last 15 years of its formation. This organization has done commendable work in formulation of policies with central and state governments and in providing guidance and support to young entrepreneurs. The programme was also addressed by Founder of DICCI Mr. Milind Kamble, National Executive President Padamshree awardee Mr. Ravi Kumar Nara, President DICCI East India Mr. Nishchay Shelke, President Chhattisgarh Chapter Mr. Manish Baudh. Vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Premnath Vaid. On the occasion, Managing Director of Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation Mr. Sunil Mishra, Mr. Sanjeev Dangi of DICCI Northern Area, Mr. Raja Nayak of Souther area, Head of Women's wing Mrs. Anita Raj and other officials and young entrepreneurs were present.




Mr. Kuldeep Naiyar- the precious gem of Indian Journalism : Dr Raman Singh


Chief Minister expresses condolences on sad demise of veteran journalist Mr. Naiyar

 Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr Raman Singh has expressed grief on sad demise of renowned veteran journalist and Ex-member of Rajya Sabha Mr. Kuldeep Naiyar. In the condolence message released today morning, Dr Singh said Mr. Kuldeep Naiyar was valuable gem of Indian Journalism. He was a serious thinker and writer. He had extraordinary command on national and international issues. He had authored many books in his lifetime. Chief Minister said- advocate of freedom of expression, Mr. Kuldeep Naiyar had to go to jail during emergency in tear 1975-77. In year 1990, he was appointed as High Commission of India in England, where he proved his administrative skills. Dr Raman Singh said- Mr. Kuldeep Naiyar's demise is end of a golden age of Indian journalism. His demise is an irreparable loss to development journey of journalism in India. Chief Minister gave courteous tribute to late Mr. Naiyar and empathized with their grief-stricken family. It is known that Mr. Kuldeep Naiyar passed away today in New Delhi.




Naya Raipur to be named 'Atal Nagar', memorial to be built


 Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today chaired Cabinet meeting in Secretariat (Mahanadi Bhavan). In the cabinet meeting held today, Dr Singh expressed grief on sad demise of Ex-Prime Minister of the country Mr. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, creator of Chhattisgarh state, and passed condolence proposal. Dr Singh also approved the proposal to be sent to three-tier panchayats, urban bodies, corporations and boards regarding sanction of condolence proposal.

After the meeting, Chief Minister Dr Singh provided information about Cabinet's decisions. He informed that keeping in view the historical contribution of late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee in formation of Chhattisgarh state, Naya Raipur will be named as Atal Nagar and Atal ji's statue will also be built there. Central Park in Naya Raipur will also be named after Atal ji, and a memorial will be constructed in Naya Raipur. Many other decisions were also taken to preserve memories of Atal Ji for a longer period of time. Atal Ji's statue will be set up at in all 27 district headquarters of the state. Chief Minister further informed that Bilaspur University and Rajnandgaon Medical College will also be named after Atal ji, National Award will be started in the memory of Atalji for felicitation of poets at national level  and second phase of State Government's Vikas Yatra will be organized as Atal Vikas Yatra. Dr Singh informed that as per Cabinet's decisions, Madwa Thermal Power Plant and Expressway being constructed on Eastern Narrow Gauge being in capital city Raipur will also be named after Atal ji. Collectorate Garden will also be named after Late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Dr Raman Singh informed - On the occasion of Chhattisgarh State Foundation Day (Rajyotsav) on November 1st, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Good Governance Award will be started for three-tier panchayat and urban bodies. Under this one Gram Panchayat in each Janpad Panchayat and one Janpad Panchayat, one nagar panchayat and one municipal council in each Revenue Division, and one jila panchayat and one municipal corporation at state-level will be given this award. Atal Ji's biography will be included in books of Chhattisgarh Board, so that new generation may get inspiration. Atal Ji had facilitated historical nuclear test in Pokhran. To make this contribution of him memorable, a battalion of Chhattisgarh Armed Forces will be named as Pokhran Battalion.

17 roads of the State to be declared as city routes for bus services

Chief Minister informed that in today's meeting, Cabinet has declared 17 routes of Bemetara, Durg, Janjgir-Champa, Raigarh, and Kondagan as city routes for city bus services.

More than 12 lakh consumers to get flat rate facility under Sahaj Bijli Bill Yojana

Dr Singh informed that in the meeting, Cabinet examined Sahaj Bijli Bill Yojana and decided that under this scheme, eligible beneficiaries selected on the basis of BPL list of year 2002 and socio-economic census year 2011 will be provided flat rate payment facility at Rs 100/month in place of existing rate, on consumption exceeding 40 units per month (of provisioned free electricity). Implementation of this scheme will benefit more than 12 lakh consumers with domestic connection and they will be provided relief of nearly Rs 500 crore. This will not only bring uniformity in billing system but also make the payment process transparent and simple.

Chhattisgarh Film Development Corporation to be constituted

Chief Minister said- Chhattisgarhi films have history of more than 50 years. More than 100 chhattisgarhi films have been made in this period. To provide better opportunities to artists of state, to promote regional film making and to provide complete facilities for its release and screening, Cabinet has decided to constitute 'Chhattisgarh Film Development Corporation' under Culture Department. It will be registered under Chhattisgarh Society Registration Act 1973.

He informed that formation of Film Development Corporation will not only promote art, culture and film industry of state but also tourism and employment of the state. Corporation will also arrange for training of artists involved in film making. Financial aids, grants etc will be provided for various aspects of film making as per the requirement. Dr Singh informed that Chairman for Board of Director of the corporation will be nominated by the government. Secretary Culture Department, Director Public Relations, Director Industry, Managing Director Tourism Board and Director Culture and Archaeology Department will be the members of the board.

7% reservation for disable people

Chief Minister informed that- Government of India has provisioned 4% reservation for disable people (including physically handicapped, visually impaired and hearing impaired and others) under Disable Person Rights Act 2016, whereas in Chhattisgarh state, there is already a provision for 2-2% reservation for each of the three categories i.e. 6% reservation in total. In the meeting held today, it was decided that aforementioned reservation will be increased by 1 % for two new categories of disable included by Central Government i.e. mental/psychological disability and multiple disabilities.

Rs 745 crore as bonus for Tendupatta collectors

Dr Raman Singh informed that in the meeting held today,  cabinet has decided to distribute Rs 744 crore 93 lakh as bonus for collection works of year 2017 to tendupatta collectors. 




Courtesy meet of delegation of farmers and villagers to Chief Minister


 

ITI and college named Freedom Fighter

Thank you for making the name of late Shri Burhan Sai


Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh received a courtesy call from farmers, villagers and tribal society under the leadership of Mr. Chunnilal Sahu, Vice President of Rural and OBC Development Authority and MLA Khallari Area in his residence office here tonight. The citizens thanked the Chief Minister on the name of the government ITI of Pithora and the government college of Tendukona, after being named after the famous freedom fighter army in the name of late Shri Budhan Sah. MLA Sahu said that the Chief Minister has named the two organizations in the name of Tribal freedom fighter, Mr. Budharn Sai, in this way, as well as tribal society, all the citizens of the region are happy. MLA Shri Sahu also said that the Chief Minister has fulfilled the promise of opening government colleges in Tendukona. This will not make the youth of the region go far further for higher education. He also requested the Chief Minister to rename any one of the new Raipur roads in the name of freedom fighter, late Mr. Burhan Sain. In the delegation, Mr. Sahu along with Mr. Sahu Samaj, Mahasamund, District President, Mr. Radhey Shyam Dhruv, Block President, Mr. Manrakhan Thakur, including S / Shri Dular Singh, Madan Singh, Bhikham Dhruv, Tularam Netam, Ghasiram Dhruv, Rajkumar Thakur, Ful Singh Dhruv, Shiv Charan Thakur and Purushottam Thakur (grandson of Mr. Burhan Sau) was also involved.




Raipur : 13 lakh Tendu patta collectors earn Rs 1250 crore wages-cum-bonus : Rs 747 crore bonus to be distributed in August


About 13 lakh villagers- forest dwellers earned around Rs 883 crore as wages since the year 2016 to 2018 July.  The workers had earned around Rs 1, 246 crore as wages -cum-bonus (2016-2017) income. The State Government had made arrangements to give away Rs 747 crore as bonus in this month.

Forest Minister Mr. Mahesh Gaagda said that there are 32 lakh members in the 13 lakh tendu-patta procures' families. The 32 lakh members collect primary forest produce apart from sal seeds, tamarind, wax and Mahua seeds. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh implemented multiple social welfare schemes through the Chhattisgarh State Minor Forest Produce Co-Operative Samities. There are around 900 Primary Minor Forest Co-Operative Samities in the State.

Mr. Gaagda said that the wages had been increased to Rs Two thousand five hundred a bag from the year 2018-an increase of Rs One thousand in one year. The collectors had received a bonus amount of Rs 363 crore for the year 2016 in the year 2017. The bonus of Rs 747 crore for the year 2017 will begin soon. The authorities had taken several crucial decisions for the socio-economic up-liftment of the workers. He also said that around 10 thousand 270 supervisors  had been allocated cycles in the current fiscal. They had been insured for the first time.

The minister that they had been included Prime Minister Jeevan Jyoti Insurance Scheme. The head of the family is insured for Rs 2 lakh . The managers of Minor Forest Produce Co-Operative Samities had also been insured for Rs 1 lakh an increase of Rs 75 thousand. About 36 lakh 43 thousand pairs of footwear had been distributed to the Tendupatta workers in two years since 2016 to 2017. About 12 lakh footwear had been distributed to the Tendupatta collectors till August 2018.




Raipur: The Raman government will give ten crore rupees to flood victims in Kerala: Chief Minister announces to give one rake of rice and three crore rupees: Dr. Raman Singh calls on Kerala Chief Minister on phone


Also offer to send a team of doctors and volunteer relief personnel

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr. Raman Singh has expressed deep anguish over the loss of public funds due to heavy rains and floods in Kerala. Dr. Singh announced a grant of Rs.10 crore to the flood victims of Kerala in the capital Raipur today evening by the Chhattisgarh government. He said that under this, a rake of RS 7 crore rupees would be sent there and Rs. 3 crore would be given to the cash.

    The Chief Minister said that the rice rack will be dispatched tomorrow as soon as possible. Today I have spoken to the Chief Minister of Kerala Mr. P. Vijian on telephone and he has offered to give every assistance from the Chhattisgarh government for the relief of the flood victims there. Dr. Raman Singh has offered to send a team of doctors and volunteer relief workers from the Chhattisgarh government in the telephonic conversation with Mr. Vijayan. Dr. Singh expressed deep anguish over the loss of life and property by flooding Kerala in the interaction with Mr. Vijayan and expressed his condolences to the affected families. Dr. Singh told Mr. Vijayan- In the clock of this severe natural disaster in Kerala, two and a half million people of Chhattisgarh are standing with the people there.

    It is notable that Dr. Raman Singh, after joining the funeral of former prime minister Late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi yesterday, returned to Raipur this afternoon, took a meeting of the top officials of the state government and discussed the issue of helping the flood victims in Kerala. After this he announced the help of 10 million rupees in the evening.




Chief Minister condescended the death of engineering students in a road accident


Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has described the incident of killing three engineering students near the airport turnover near the capital Raipur near the capital city of Raipur as extremely heartbreaking and expressed condolences to their families. The Chief Minister condoled the death of three people of the family living in the house on the wall of a house in village Kandel in Dhamtari district last night.
While referring to the incident of the death of three engineering students aboard the same bike in Dr. Raipur, Dr. Singh has once again appealed to all people to follow the traffic rules and to drive the vehicle at controlled speed while driving. Dr. Singh has said that the life of each person is precious. Keeping this in mind should drive with caution.

 




Dr Raman Singh expressed his deep condolences on the sad demise of his political guru


Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh expressed his deep condolences on the sad demise of his political guru and former Prime Minister ‘Bharat Ratna’ Atal Behari Vajpayee. The Chief Minister said he’s unable to understand with which words he’ll pay his last respects to the great leader as he had learnt the definition of ‘words’ from him. “He was my guru and a father-figure to me, I pray to the Almighty for the peace of the departed soul”.
“In his sad demise, along with the 125 crore Indians, I’m also speechless and disturbed”, he added. Dr Singh said in his message that Late Atal Behari Vajpayee was among one of such great leaders in the world, who was adored by one and all. With his sad demise, not only the country but the whole world has lost a bright star. He was equally popular among all communities of people, all political parties due to his astonishing talent and works executed during his 50 years of parliamentary life.
The Chief Minister said people of Chhattisgarh will never forget this great leader as the former Prime Minister of India is considered as the pioneer for the establishment of new state of Chhattisgarh and it was only during his tenure that the state had come into existence and today is among the fastest developing states in the country.
The Chief Minister remembered his acquaintance with the former Prime Minister of India said it his blessings and guidance only that he has been able to climb the heights in the political arena and has been able to execute his duties as Chief Minister since last 15 years. It was only his inspiration, culture and ideals through which he has been able to establish himself in the arena of politics today.Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal has expressed his deep condolence on the sad demise of former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee.
He said there is a huge contribution of Late Vajpayee in nation building who had also created the state of Chhattisgarh.
In his sad demise, the country today has lost a eminent leader, able administrator and social worker. 
Bharatiya Janata Party State President Dharamlal Kaushik while expressing his deep condolences on the sad demise of former Prime Minister Late Atal Behari Vajpayee, said the country has lost an bright leader. He was a personality who had created Chhattisgarh on November 1, 2000. He had played a significant role in the growth of Bharatiya Janata Party from earlier days of Jan Sangha to the present day of world’s biggest political party. As Prime Minister, Late Vajpayee had a wide acceptance throughout the world. He was a university of humanity in himself and will be remembered as a great orator, poet, littérateur, nationalist thinker, and many more.

 




Chief Minister declares 7-day State morning as a mark of respect to Governor Tandon


Cultural programmes, awards' ceremony cancelled    

 Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today expressed his profound condolences on the demise of Governor Mr. Balramji Das Tandon in the capital today and declared seven-day State mourning. As soon as the news of demise filtered, Chief Minister rushed to the Ambedkar Hospital  and paid his tributes. On the instructions of Chief Minister, the General Administration Department (GAD) issued a circular at Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhawan) to this effect. The order had been issued to all departments, Divisional Commissioners and District Collectors. The State mourning will be held from August 14-20th. The National Flag will be hoisted at 'Half-Mast' on all the State Government offices buildings and where the National Flag is hoisted. No entertainment and cultural programmes will be conducted at the Government-level. The Independence Day (August 15) will be conducted as per traditional norms. The National Flag will 'NOT' be flown half-mast on August 15th as it is a National Festival.  Passing out Parade will be carried out as usual. Chief Minister will address the gathering as per norms but there will not be any cultural programmes and awards' distribution and felicitation ceremonies even in the evenings.

 



Chief Minister declares 7-day State morning as a mark of respect to Governor Tandon


Cultural programmes, awards' ceremony cancelled    

 Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today expressed his profound condolences on the demise of Governor Mr. Balramji Das Tandon in the capital today and declared seven-day State mourning. As soon as the news of demise filtered, Chief Minister rushed to the Ambedkar Hospital  and paid his tributes. On the instructions of Chief Minister, the General Administration Department (GAD) issued a circular at Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhawan) to this effect. The order had been issued to all departments, Divisional Commissioners and District Collectors. The State mourning will be held from August 14-20th. The National Flag will be hoisted at 'Half-Mast' on all the State Government offices buildings and where the National Flag is hoisted. No entertainment and cultural programmes will be conducted at the Government-level. The Independence Day (August 15) will be conducted as per traditional norms. The National Flag will 'NOT' be flown half-mast on August 15th as it is a National Festival.  Passing out Parade will be carried out as usual. Chief Minister will address the gathering as per norms but there will not be any cultural programmes and awards' distribution and felicitation ceremonies even in the evenings.

 



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