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Public Relations Director Chandrakant Uike assumes office


Newly-appointed Public Relations Director Mr. Chandrakant Uike today assumed office at the Indrawati Bhawan -based Directorate. Commissioner of Public Relations Mr. Rajesh Sukumar Toppo handed over the reign of office to him. He congratulated Mr. Uike and wished him a bright future. After assuming office Mr. Chandrakant Uike met officers-employees and got to know the nature of their work. It may be mentioned here that Mr. Rajesh Sukumar Toppo had been promoted to the post of Commissioner Public Relations Department. He is also Special Secretary of Public Relations. Mr. Uike was earlier Secretary Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission.




Mission Clean Kharun: The most ambitious project of my life: Dr. Raman Singh


Chief Minister inaugurated the first suspension bridge 'Lakshman Jhula' in Uttar Pradesh on Kharun
Riverfront Beautification, Parks and Children's Playgrounds and
Chief Minister also inaugurated the exercise

Postal Department issued special cover on Lakshman Hammock

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has said that Kharun is among the major rivers of Chhattisgarh including the capital Raipur. The project started as Mission Clean Kharun for its conservation and promotion is the most ambitious project of my life. Its bhumi pujan is a glorious moment for me. Very soon the life of Kharun river will be even more clean with mission clean Kharun and we will consecrate Lord Mahadev with the holy water of Kharun.
    Dr. Singh inaugurated the first cleanliness bridge 'Laxman Jhula', river bed beautification, garden, child playground and gymnasium of 'Mission Clean Kharun Project' at Mahadev Ghat on the banks of Kharun river here this evening. After addressing the public, the views of this effect were revealed. The function was presided over by the Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources, Shri Brij Mohan Agarwal. All these structures including Lakshman Swing have been created by the Water Resources Department. In the construction of the Lakshman Swing, the cost of Rs.6 crore 10 lakh rupees has been made. In order to make this historic occasion memorable, the Indian Postal Department also released a special cover on the newly constructed Laxman Swar of Kharun, which was released by the Chief Minister.

    Dr. Raman Singh said at the function that the capital of Raipur is changing rapidly. In the last few years the city has witnessed many important construction works including Bypass Road, Over Bridge, Andar Bridge. Dr. Singh said - When a person comes to Raipur every year after two years, he seems to have changed this city a lot. The Chief Minister said - Mission Clean Kharun is a project of the Amrit Mission of the Central Government. Under this, three sewerage treatment plants will be installed to clean the water of 17 drains found in Kharun river. Of these, 75 MLD capacity will be installed in Chanddayeh, 35 MLD in Kathidih and 90 MLD capacity treatment plants in Nemora. These plants will be purified of two thousand liters of polluted water daily. This project will be completed in next one and a half year.

    Referring to the report of World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Singh said that this report has released a list of the 15 most polluted cities in the world. Out of this, 14 cities are from India. There is no one city in Chhattisgarh in this list. The Chief Minister said that air pollution in Raipur city is ending. Its biggest credit is to the citizens of the city. Chhattisgarh Environmental Protection Board, Housing and Environment Department, Department of Industry and Urban Development Department have done a good job for this. Zero tolerance policy is being adopted by the Chhattisgarh government on industrial pollution. Challenging the active cooperation of the citizens in making the city clean and beautiful in Raipur, the Chief Minister said that thousands of lakhs of pilgrims come during the fair at the holy site of the oldest Mahadev Ghat in the city. On the Mahadev Ghat, the magnificent Suspension Bridge and the opening of one kilometer long gardens have brought more beauty here.

    Presiding over the program, Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Shri Brijmohan Agrawal said that the capital Raipur is taking the form of metropolis. The historic work of the launch of Laxman Swing has taken place today. He said that the work of construction of Laxman Swing, three times bigger than this Laxman swing has begun in Rajim. A beautiful garden will also be developed along the Gangrel dam. Urban Development Minister Shri Amar Agarwal said that this Lakshman Jhula will become a distinct identity of the development of Raipur city. The people of the state will come to see this swing. He said that the release of rivers from pollution and preservation of ponds are included in our priority. For the purification of the water of the historic Vivekananda Sarovar (Budhatlab) of Raipur city, a project of Rs.4.5 crores has been approved. Shri Sonamani Bora, Secretary, Water Resources, delivered the welcome speech. He told that this is the first suspension bridge in Chhattisgarh. This bridge is 152 meters long and three and a half meters wide. They gave information about its technical characteristics. Under the Mission Clean Kharoon, Dr. Rohit Yadav, Secretary, Urban Administration and Development Department gave information about the work being done for the conservation and promotion of the river.

    Minister of Food and Civil Supplies Shri Punnulal Mohle, Public Works Minister Shri Rajesh Murat, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Tokhan Sahu, President of Chhattisgarh Text Book Corporation Shri Debji Bhai Patel, President of Raipur Development Authority Shri Sanjay Srivastav, Mayor of Municipal Corporation Raipur Pramod Dubey, President of Chhattisgarh Building and Construction Workers Welfare Board, Mohan Anti, Municipal Corporation And the Chairman Mr. Praful Vishwakarma, municipal opposition leader Mr. Surya Rathore, Apex Bank Chairman Ashok Bajaj, the city several councilors Corporation Raipur, senior officials and enlightened citizens were present in large numbers.




Role of the growing media in the changing times: Dr. Raman Singh


Chief Minister inaugurates new building of Chhattisgarh dialogue

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that the role of media in the changing times has been increasing constantly. On the arrival of social media, the range of media mode has also increased greatly. The Chief Minister expressed his views on this effect in the program held there after inaugurating the newly built building of associate organization and multi-media agency Chhattisgarh Dialogue in Sector-19, New Raipur this evening. The building has been constructed by the Chhattisgarh Home Building Board at a cost of around 30 crore rupees.

While praising the print media and electronic media world of Chhattisgarh on the occasion of the inauguration, the Chief Minister said that for the past nearly fifteen years, the media has kept all aspects of the development of the state better in front of the public. The role of media of the state is quite balanced. Describing the Naxal attack of Jiram Valley in 2013, Dr. Singh said that even during that critical time, the media has seriously discharged its obligations. He said - Today we are seeing a new emerging Chhattisgarh, which is getting new identity through the media in the country and the world.

Dr. Singh said that since the arrival of social media today, there has been a lot of increase in the communication of news and information. Jan Pratinidhi has also started informing the public about their public activities through means like Watsup and Facebook and they are getting public response immediately. Dr. Singh said that in the past fifteen years, there has been a lot of change in Chhattisgarh. Modern health facilities, including roads, power and telephone connectivity, have expanded in districts like Far Bijapur and Dantewada. Dialysis facility has been started in the government hospitals of Dantewada and Bijapur. Along with road and rail, air connectivity is also expanding in Chhattisgarh. Referring to the new Raipur, the Chief Minister said that this is the first organized city of the 21st century in the country, which is taking shape rapidly. He also said that the plans of the state government are not only for getting applause but for the welfare of the public. The media, where the good work of the government leads to the masses, the government also exposes the flaws in the work, it helps us to make improvements. While congratulating the newly constructed building of Chhattisgarh dialogue, the Chief Minister congratulated all officers and staff on its release. A brief documentary film was also performed on the last 17 years of the Chhattisgarh Dialogue for the function.

The inauguration ceremony was presided over by Mr. Ramesh Bais, Lok Sabha MP from Raipur. Mr. Brij Mohan Agarwal, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Minister of Public Works, Housing and Environment, Mr. Rajesh Murat, President of the Home Building Board, Mr. Bhupendra Savni and MLA of Arang were present as special guests at the ceremony. On this occasion, Chief Secretary Shri Ajay Singh, Additional Chief Secretary of Forest Department Mr. C.K. Mr. Aman Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. Subodh Kumar Singh, Secretary, Public Works Department, Special Secretary of Public Relations Department and Chief Executive Officer of Chhattisgarh Dialogue Mr. Rajesh Sukumar Toppo, Former Secretary of Public Relations Department and former Chief Executive Officer of Chhattisgarh Dialogue Officer Mr. G.S. Mishra and many other senior officials were present at the function.




Chief Minister will inaugurate new complex of Chhattisgarh Samvaad on 27 April


Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh will inaugurate   'Chhattisgarh Samvaad' building and auditorium at Sector-19 Naya Raipur at 6: 00 pm on 27th April. It is the sister concern of Public Relations Department. MP Mr. Ramesh Bais, will preside over the building complex dedication function. Water Resources Minister Mr. Brijmohan Agrawal, Public Works Minister Mr. Rajesh Munat, Chhattisgarh Housing Board Chairman Mr. Bhupendra Swanni and MLA Mr. Markendaya  will attend as Special Guests.
Director of Public Relations and Chhattisgarh Samwaad Chief Executive Officer Mr. Rajesh Sukumar Toppo today said that the new building complex will emerge as centre of cultural activities in due course of time. There is a seating capacity of 210 persons in the auditorium which is fully air-conditioned. The auditorium will be made available to registered institutions, State Government for various functions. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh is Chairman  of the Chhattisgarh Samwaad.
A 'Media Seminar' will be organized on 28th April from 11 am -7:00 pm at the new complex.  It will be addressed by leading media personalities. The first session will be on 'Social Responsibility of Media', second session on ' Reporting and news scripts in print media', third session on ' Role of Electronic Media in social transformation'.  Noted actor Mr. Anupam Kher will address the gathering in the last session at 6: 00 pm. He will speak on ' Crisis of dialogue between old-new generations in present Era'.
Chhattisgarh Housing Board spent an amount of Rs 30 crore on new building of the Samwaad. The entire premises was built on one lakh 12 thousand square feet. There is a lot of parking space . The air-conditioned auditorium is ultra-modern with all facilities.  Landscaping has been developed with a lot of greenery and water fountains. Sprinkler system is available. The building consists of a meeting hall, recording room, library, reading room with several rooms for staff. Chhattisgarh Samwaad had been established after the formation of Chhattisgarh State in the year 2001. It also publishes popular weekly 'Rojgaar aur Niyojan'-giving details of employment opportunities to youth.

 



Identity of ten Naxalites out of 16 killed on Chhattisgarh border


The encounter between the security forces and the Maoists was on 22 April on the Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra borders. C-60 commandos of police in Gadchiroli district had killed 16 Naxalites after taking action. Police have identified ten out of 16 killed Naxalites.

According to the police, the Maoists killed include fifty two-and-a-half million prize money, including Naxalites Sainath and Seenu. However, due to heavy rains at the site of the incident, the police have to face difficulties. Even then the police is working there and there is work there.

Identified in the killed Maoists
1- Sainath alias Dulsh Madi Aatram (Parimali Dalma Dvici)

2- Rajesh alias Dama Raisu Naruto (Staff Tip PipCM)

3- Suman alias Borne Kultati (Platoon No. 07 member)

4- Shantabai alias Mangli (Aheri Dalam Commander)

5- Nagesh alias Dulsa Kanna Narote (Perimli Dalam ASSM)

6- Tirupati alias Dharmu Pungati (Parimali Dalm member)

7- Srikanta alias Dulsa alias Ranu Narote (Parimali Dalm member)

8- Sanunnu aka bishchu balka gawde (platoon number 07,303)

9-Seen alias Srikant alias Ravetu Vijendra (South Divison Divis)

10- Anita alias Bali Ramji Madavi (Parimali Dalm Seema)




Raipur: A painful death of wife in front of husband in road accident


A painful road accident occurred in the capital Raipur. The incident belongs to the Tartang area. The truck crushed the wife in front of her husband's eyes. The wife died on the spot only.

According to information from the police, on Monday afternoon, the couple was going to work from their car with no work. In a speed breaker right next to Tattavad Traffic Police Station, the wife got up and down the car and fell down. As soon as the woman coming down from the street, the truck coming from behind crushed the woman. The pain of the woman was only on the spot.

The Totiband police say that after the incident, the accused truck driver has escaped from the spot. The case has been registered against the accused. Police is looking for the accused.




Chhattisgarh: 7-year-old sexually assaulted in Raipur school


Raipur (Chhattisgarh): In yet another case of crime against minors, a seven-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted at Raipur’s Campion School. The father of the minor girl told ANI, “It was her first day to the school on Wednesday. She went to the school and we wanted to meet her at the school, but we weren’t allowed to do so. While changing her clothes after she returned from school, my wife noticed blood on her private parts and she was not wearing undergarments.”
When asked if she had reported the matter to the teacher, the minor replied that the teacher was absent on the second day of her school. Meanwhile, the police said that they were investigating the matter and were examining CCTV footages of the school. An FIR was lodged for the same. The president of Child Right Commission, Prabha Dubey, told ANI, “I have spoken to the girl personally. She is saying that a ‘bhaiya’ had allegedly molested her. We asked the peon of the school about the undergarment, to which she replied that she had thrown away the undergarment since the girl had urinated on it. I will constitute a team to investigate the matter.” With the ongoing Unnao and Kathua rape cases, the Indian social media has been abuzz with the words – “rape horror”.
Massive protests are being held across the country for demanding death penalty for those accused of raping minors. Earlier on April 8, a woman and her family tried to commit suicide outside Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s residence in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. Her family alleged that she was raped by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his accomplice last year, and no action was taken against the accused.
The Uttar Pradesh Police had charged him under sections 363 (kidnapping), 366 (abduction of a woman), 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, and handed over the case to the CBI. Sengar is currently in a custody of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) since last week. On the other hand, an eight-year-old girl belonging to a nomadic Muslim tribe in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir was allegedly abducted, drugged, gang-raped, tortured and killed in January. Among the accused in the case are police officers and a retired government official.

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Important contribution of Sahu society in the development of Chhattisgarh: Dr. Raman Singh: The Chief Minister gave the blessings of happy married life given to newly married 45 couples in the mass wedding ceremony.


Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh was present at the district level Karma Festival organized in Village Sahaspur in Saza Vikaskhand in Bemetra district and in the collective ideal marriage. He blessed 45 newly married couple with happy married life. The ceremony was organized by District Sahu Union Bemetra. On this occasion, the Chief Minister said that Sahu is an important part of society in the development of Chhattisgarh. He said that collective marriage was done by Sahu society. With this inspiration, the Chief Minister Kanya Marriage Scheme was started. Under this scheme, 75 thousand couples have been tied up in marriage. Such events bring inspiration and new direction to the society. The Chief Minister also released the magazine based on the biography of the goddess devotee of the Sahu society, Mother Karma. He was paid Rs.15 lakh for the community building of Sahu society in Saza and the Gram Panchayat in C.S. 10 lakh for the road. At the same time, the building of Atal Samrsata Bhawan in Sahaspur was also announced.

In the function, Member of the Lok Sabha Lok Sabha constituency, Shri Tamrampraj Sahu said that the number of Sahu society in the state is very big, so our views should also be in line with that. On this occasion Shri Sahu spoke about the implementation of good by eliminating conservative traditions from social organizations and implementing them. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Deepak Sahu, President of Chhattisgarh Handicrafts Development Board said that Sahu has established a model against social evils like child marriage, dowry practice and sati customs. The program was also addressed by Shri Ramkumar Sahu, President of District Sahu Union Bemetra. At the ceremony, the marriage of 45 couples was completed under the Chief Minister's Kanya Vivah Yojna. On this occasion, amount of Rs 4 lakh 20 thousand rupees was distributed to 21 beneficiaries under the marriage scheme of the Labor Department. Registration card was distributed to 85 beneficiaries registered in the Unorganized Workers' Union under LPG connections and labor department under Prime Minister Ujjwala scheme to Sushila Bai and Gram Bundeli Sujotin Bai of Village Sahaspur. 4 lakh rupees were distributed to the beneficiaries under Revenue Book Circular 6-4 by the Department of Revenue. The program was attended by Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Abhijhand Bafna, MLA Bemetara Mr. Avdesh Singh Chandel, Collector Mr. M.D. Kavre, Superintendent of Police Mr. Dharmendra Garg, Chief Executive Officer of the District Panchayat Mr. S.K. Other officials of the district administration including Alok, the acting president of Akhil Bharatiya Dalik Sahu Sangha, Mr. Motilal Sahu, Sarpanch of Sahaspur Panchayat, Dr. Kamlesh Sahu, Mr. Rajendra Sharma, Sahu Samaj, office bearers of various societies and public representatives were present.




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