Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today inaugurated the newly constructed building of 'Abhiyan' of Divyang residential school in Rajnandgaon ...

Rajnandgaon: Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh addressed the function organized by the women self-help group 'Maa Bamleshwari Janhitik Samiti' at Padmashree Govindram Nirmalkar Auditorium of the district headquarters Rajnandgaon and inaugurated the newly constructed building of 'Divyang' residential school 'competent'. This school has been built by Power Grid Corporation of India under Corporate Social Responsibility. Public Works Minister Shri Rajesh Murat, Lok Sabha MP Mr. Abhishek Singh, Mayor of Municipal Corporation Rajnandgaon, Mr. Madhusudan Yadav, Vice President of 22-Point Program Implementation Committee, Mr. Thokchand Parakh and Padmashri Honored Mrs. Phulbasan Yadav, among others, women representatives and a large number of Women's Self Help Groups Was present on this occasion. The Chief Minister also laid the foundation stone of Brahmakumi Residential Training and Rajyog Training Center in Kourinbhata. The Chief Kamala sister of Chhattisgarh branch of Prajapati Bramhakumari Ishvari University, Lok Sabha MP Mr. Abhishek Singh and Public Works Minister Shri Rajesh Moonat were present on the occasion.

Naya Raipur Tribal Museum- Institute will become centre of preserving tribals' culture: Dr. Raman Singh

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that the Tribal Research Institute (TRI)  being built at a cost of Rs 26 crore will become the centre for preserving Adivasi culture and traditions. The institute will nurture tribals' languages, dialects and about to go extinct musical instruments. Research can be done on the tribals also. Dr. Raman Singh was addressing a gathering of Gondwana tribals of all 27districts at his official residence. Tribals' Development Minister Mr. Kedar Kashyap, Forest Minister Mr. Mahesh Gaagda, Chhattisgarh State Scheduled Tribes' Commission Chairman Mr.G.R. Ranaa, and Vice-Chairman Mr. Vikaas Markam and large number of Gondwana Community office-bearers were also present.

The delegation thanked the Chief minister for sanctioning Rs One crore to Gondwana Samaj community building in the capital and Rs 58 lakh for community bhawan at Pali in district Korba.  Chief Minister said that nodal officers will be appointed in T.R.I. and the tribals leaders can give suggestions for preserving their culture and traditions and regarding the developmental activities in their regions. The contribution of Scheduled Tribes towards the development of Chhattisgarh is spectacular and noteworthy. Educated society only progresses. He called upon the gathering to educate their sons and daughters. He stressed upon the need for skills development of youth. The youth are well aware of the developments in the society.

Dr. Raman Singh revealed that works worth Rs 450 crore had been implemented by the Bastar and Southern Region Development Authority and Surguja and Northern Adivasi Region Development Authority. Local youth are being top priority in the recruitment of State Government Grade-III and Grade -IV jobs in Bastar and Surguja divisions. About six thousand youth had already been recruited in these categories from these divisions. Mr. Kedar Kashyap said that eminent personalities will be honoured on the Adivasi Day on 9th August. The State Government had worked tirelessly in the emancipation of depressed sections of the society during the past 18 years. 

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh takes part in 'Van Mahotsav'

Seven crore sapplings will be planted this year: Dr. Raman Singh
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that seven crore sapplings will be planted during the Hariyar Chhattisgarh Afforestation Mega- Mission in this monsoon. He participated in the afforestation programme at the  Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University along with the school-college and University students. Dr. Raman Singh planted 'Krushnavat' (Bad) sapplings which have medicinal properties and are also known as ' Makkan Katori'.
Dr. Raman Singh also called upon the gathering to take an oath to protect and conserve environment and wild-life and to spread awareness regarding nature and greenery. Chief Minister said that it was the bounden duty of all concerned to safeguard environment. Afforestation like programmes brings us closer to nature and our role in protecting earth helps those all- round. When the children of today grow up and observe the trees grow along with then they will feel immense sense of joy and peace.
Chief Minister said that the target is to plant seven crore sapplings this year. The society gets the message of conserving environment by participating in this sort of programme. There is a need to protect sapplings also.
Forest Minister Mr. Mahesh Gaagda said that people's participation is mandatory to make such programmes successful. Addition Principal Secretary (Forest Department) Mr. S. K. Khaitan revealed that 'Van Mahotsav' is being organized since the year 2007  to create awareness among the common masses. Chief Minister is totally dedicated for the conservation of environment. According the Union Government survey report 2017 there is an increase in afforestation by two hundred square kilometer. Around 9, 700 sapplings were planted today on the 7.2 hectare Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University campus. The sapplings include- Molsri, Aawla, peepal, coconut, guava, kathal and haldu and other fruit-bearing ones.
Public Works Minister Mr. Rajesh Munat, MLA Mr. Sreechand Sundrani, Chhattisgarh Seeds Corporation Chairman Mr. Shyam Bais, forest Development Corporation Mr. Sreenivas Rao Maddi,  Vice-Chancellor Dr. K . L. Verma and senior officers of the district were also present. divisional Forest officer Mr. Uttam Gupa proposed a vote of thanks.  


For the first time in history of state, 345 women trained and included in Armed Police Force

526 constables ready to go on field after nine-month of difficult training at Police Training School of capital city
Chief Minister extends congratulations and greetings

In the Convocation Parade Ceremony of Police Training School of Mana, Raipur today, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh appreciated the fact that 345 out of 526 constables, who are about to go on field after nine difficult months of training in this school, are women. All the trained male and female constables with will be appointed in various battalions of Chhattisgarh Armed Force. Dr Singh gave away shields, certificates, etc to the winners of various competitions held during the training of constables, on behalf of the school. Dr Singh congratulated on successful completion of their training.

Dr Singh said in his address to the programme- For the first time in the history of Chhattisgarh state, women will be joining our armed forces. 526 constables who performed the passing out parade included 345 women and 181 men. Chief Minister said that the spark in the eyes of these daughters of Chhattisgarh shows their confidence. The ceremony was attended by Mr. AN Updadhyay, Director General Home Guard Mr. Girdhari Nayak, Home and Finance Department Principal Secretary Mr. Amitabh Jain and other senior officials and families of new constables.


Chief Minister clicks selfie with Senior Citizen Mrs. Radha Sonwani, on her request

In the 'Mobile Tihaar' organized in Police Ground of District Headquarters Bilaspur of the state today afternoon, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh gave smart-phone to a senior citizen woman Mrs. Radha Sonwani, under Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY). Overjoyed on receiving a mobile phone, Mrs. Sonwani  requested Chief Minister to click a selfie with her. Seeing the joy on her face, Dr Singh couldn’t refuse and clicked a selfie on his phone with Mrs. Radha Sonwani. On the occasion, Chief Minister commenced distribution of smart phones to nearly 25 thousand beneficiaries of 10 cities of Bilaspur district. Smart phones were distributed to 14 thousand 769 beneficiaries of area under Bilaspur Municipal Corporation jurisdiction. In the programme, Urban Development Minister Amar Agrawal, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Raju Kshatri, Deputy Speaker of Vidhan Sabha Mr. Badridhar Diwan, Ex-Speaker of Vidhan Sabha Mr. Dharamlal Kaushik, Chairman of Chhattisgarh Housing Board Mr. Bhupendra Singh Savani, Chairman of Chhattisgarh State Women Commission Mrs. Harshita Pandey, Jila Panchayat President Mr. Deepak Sahu and Mayor of Bilaspur Municipal Corporation Mr. Kishore Rai were also present as special guests.

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh to unfurl tricolor in Raipur

On the occasion of Independence Day on August 15, Chief Minister will be unfurling national flag in a state-level programme to be held in Police Ground of Raipur. Vidhan Sabha Speaker Mr. Gaurishankar Agrawal to hoist tricolor in the I-day programme to be organized in Balodabazar-Bhatapara district headquarters. Union State Minister (Steel and Mining Ministry) Mr. Vishnudev Sai will be unfurling tricolor in the I-day programme to be organized in Raigarh district headquarters.

Aforementioned information was provided by General Administration Department Secretary Ms. Reeta Shandilya. She further informed that as per the State Government's decision, Panchayat and Health Minister Mr. Ajay Chandrakar will be unfurling tricolor in the I-day programme to be held in District-level Programme of Dhamtari, Commercial Tax and Urban Development Minister Mr. Amar Agrawal in Bilaspur, Social Welfare and Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Ramsheela Sahu in Mahasamund, Scheduled Caste, Tribe and Education Minister Mr. Kedar Kashyap in Bastar (Jagdalpur), Revenue and Higher Education Minister Mr. Premprakash Pandey in Durg, Food Minister Mr. Punnulal Mohile in Mungeli, PWD Minister Mr. Rajesh Munat in Rajnandgaon District Headquarters, Home Minister Mr. Ramsevak Paikra in Sarguja District Headquarters, Agriculture Minister Mr. Brijmohan Agrawal in Balod, Cooperatives Minister Mr. Dayaldas Baghel in Bemetara, Labour Minister Mr. Bhaiyalal Rajwade in Koriya, Forest Minister Mr. Mahesh Gagda in Bijapur District Headquarters, Deputy Speaker of Vidhan Sabha Mr. Badridhar Diwan in Janjgir-Champa district, Parliamentary Secretary Mrs. Roopkumari Choudhary in Kondagaon district, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Labhchand Bafna in Sukma, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Lakhan Dewangan in Korba, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Motiram Chandravanshi in Kabeerdham, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Govardhan Manjhi in Gariaband, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Shivshankar Paikra in Balrampur, Parliamentary Secretary Mrs. Suneeti Rathiya in Kanker (North Bastar), Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Tokhan Sahu in Surajpur, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Ambesh Jangade in Dantewada, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Raju Singh Kshatri in Narayanpur and Parliamentary Secretary Mrs. Champa Devi will be unfurling tricolor in the district-level I-day programme in Jashpur.

Dr. Raman Singh pays homage to legendary singer Md. Rafi

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today paid homage to legendary Hindi singer Mohammad Rafi on his death anniversary on Tuesday. In a message released by Chief Minister, he mentioned that world-famous Hindi film singer had recorded more than 26 thousand songs in his melodious voice in a career spanning four decades from the year 1940-1980. Listeners were enthralled with his enchanting melodies which depicted ups and downs of human life. His voice replicated Indian emotions and sentiments. Chief Minister said that Mohammad Rafi sang  Chhattisgarhi songs also. His first film was 'Kahi Debe Sandesh'  produced-directed by Mr. Manu Naik. The lyrics had been written by (Late) Dr. Hanumant Naidu Rajdeep.  It may be recalled that singer Rafi was born on 24 December 1924 at Kotla Sultan Singh Amritsar (Punjab) and passed away at Mumbai on 31 July 1980. He was awarded Padmasri in 1965.  


Chief Minister serves food to devotees, thousands throng to Bohramdev temple

 Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh served food to devotees who thronged to the world famous Bohramdev Temple on the auspicious occasion of first 'Savan Somvaar'. Large number of 'Kavaadis' and devotees had a darshan of the temple. The food was sponsored by social service organization 'Join Hands Parivar'. Most of the devotees came from district headquarter town Kawardha on foot. Chief Minister congratulated on the devotees and wished them a bright future. He prayed for bountiful rainfall and good crops in the state.

Chief Minister's wife Mrs. Veena Singh, their MP son Mr. Abhishek Singh, MLA Mr. Ashok Sahu, State Backward Classes  Commission Chairman Dr. Siyaram Sahu, Zilla Panchayat Chairman Mr. Santosh Patel, Bohramdev Temple Management Committee Secretary Mr. Ratan Singh, Nagar Palika Parsihad Chairperson Kawardha Mrs. Devkumari Chandravanshi, Senior officers of the district and several panchs-sarpanchs were also present. Water was arranged for the 'kavadis' and devotees from Kawardha to Bohramdev . The villagers welcomed the devotees with garlands of flowers all through the route. Large number of school children were seen spreading the message of 'swachhta'. Devotees planted saplings on ten acre site on the Kawardha-Bohramdev route.   

Mobile Tihar launches, CM and Kangana Ranaut distributed smartphones

The biggest benefit of communication revolution scheme will be to the rural masses, farmers and laborers: Dr. Raman Singh: Chief Minister launched state-wide 'Mobile Tihar': 556 Mobile towers also inaugurated

Said: the state will now be known as 'Smart Chhattisgarh'

CM launches panchayat distribution scheme for Raipur district

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that the people of Chhattisgarh will get the biggest benefit of Communication Revolution plan. The farmers and laborers of that area will also get the benefit. Dr. Singh expressed the views of this effect while inaugurating state-wide Mobile Tihar for free smart phone distribution under the Communication Revolution scheme of state government in capital Raipur this afternoon.

    He said that the smart phone of FourG, which is with the Chief Minister and the Ministers, will now be in the hands of the village workers. Chhattisgarh is entering a new era. If smart mobile phones reach 50 lakh people in the hands of the state, then it will be a big miracle in itself. Now our Chhattisgarh will be known as 'Smart Chhattisgarh'. Nationally, higher education institutions like Triple-IT, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and IIT are also being started in the state. The change in the lives of the people of the state will also become the basis for development of Chhattisgarh.

    In a function organized at the Indoor Stadium in front of the local old man, he said that this is the biggest smart phone distribution scheme in the country and the world and it is a major step towards the state government towards women empowerment. He presented a mobile phone to some of the beneficiaries in the ceremony as a symbol. On this occasion Chief Minister released 556 towers to increase mobile connectivity in the state under the Communication Revolution scheme. They also released a mobile app 'Goth' prepared by the state government on the smart phones being given under the scheme, in which people will get useful information on the issues related to farming with the various schemes of the government. People will also be able to see the program based on Chhattisgarhi art culture in this app. Dr. Raman Singh also inaugurated the Chief Minister's Population Lease Distribution Scheme for the Raipur district in the program and congratulated the beneficiaries by placing the population strap with some hands on their hands. Under the scheme, one lakh in Raipur district and 18 thousand families in Raipur city will be given lease of population.

    Minister of State for Food and Village Industries, Shri Punnulal Mohale, Urban Administration and Development Minister, Shri Amar Agarwal, Public Works Minister, Mr. Rajesh Murat, Chairman of Text Book Corporation and Mr. Devji Bhai Patel, MLA of Dharsingwa, Chief Secretary of State, Shri Ajay Mr. Aman Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary, Department of Information and Technology, and Ms. Kangna, Mumbai Actress Chhattisgarh government including Ranaut and several senior officials of Raipur district administration were also present.

    Addressing the function, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that under this scheme, about four lakh 60 thousand students of colleges, 40 lakh women in rural areas and five lakh in urban areas within next four months in the state Smart phones will be given to poor families. He said - It is a matter of great pleasure for all of us that in the four days of the launch of the Communication Revolution scheme at Jagdalpur (Bastar) at the hands of President Shri Ramnath Kovind, its distribution started in the state today. The Chief Minister said - Under the scheme, hands which will have smart phones, they will be able to make online transactions of several types of transactions, including railway ticket bookings. Cricket matches can also be seen in this. He said that Chhattisgarh is fast moving forward towards development and is changing rapidly. The journey of the year 2003 to date has ended in the state of migrating. Road and rail connectivity has expanded. The communication network is also expanding.

    The Chief Minister told a large number of youth present in the program that it is important to be passion and zeal for success in life. While mentioning the film actress Ms Kangna Ranaut, who attended the function, Dr. Singh said that Ms. Kangana has emerged from a small village in Himachal Pradesh and has made her place in Mumbai's film industry today. On the occasion, the Chief Minister said on this occasion that if the mobile phone is coming in 50 lakh new hands in Chhattisgarh then the density of the telephone will increase in India.

    The function was also addressed by Shri Aman Kumar Singh, Chief Secretary, Information and Technology, State Government. Shri Singh highlighted the page surface of the Communication Revolution plan. He said that Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh had visited rural areas of Narayanpur, Bijapur and Sukma districts of the state under the state-wide Loksuraj campaign in April 2017, where people had told them that school, anganwadi, hospital etc. everything Is nearby, but there is no mobile phone. When the Chief Minister was informed that only 29 per cent of rural households have a mobile phone in Chhattisgarh, then they instructed us to make such a plan, through which mobile phones are in the hands of all the people of the state. They also instructed us to increase mobile phone connectivity like rail connectivity in the state. The scheme started in the state in the guidance of the Chief Minister.

    Shri Aman Kumar Singh said that on 26th July 2018, in the history of Chhattisgarh, it will be written in the golden letters, as the first citizen of the country Shri Ramnath Kovind inaugurated the Communication Revolution Scheme of Chhattisgarh Government in Bastar district. Mobile held today at the indoor stadium of the capital

Chief Minister will inaugurate state-wide mobile Tihar in the capital on July 30

Raipur: Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh will inaugurate state-wide mobile Tihar by distributing free smart phones to students of Raipur district in Raipur district on July 30 in Raipur district. The ceremony will start here at 11 am in the indoor stadium in front of the old pond (Vivekananda Sarovar).

 The district administration has started preparations to organize mobile Tihar. In this regard, Collector O.P. Chaudhary took a meeting of principals and administration officials of different colleges in the district and redressed them at the Collector's premises yesterday. Shri Chaudhary said that in this special event of mobile Tihar, Mr. Ramesh Bais, Lok Sabha MP from Raipur, Mr. Brij Mohan Agrawal, Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources of the State, Urban Administration and Development Minister, Shri Amar Agarwal, Minister of Public Works, Housing and Environment, Mr. Rajesh Murat , Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Minister, Shri Poonu Lal Mohale, President of Textbook Corporation and MLA Dharsinwa Shree Mr. Pramod Dubey, Mayor of Raipur Nagar Municipal Corporation, MLA from Raipur, Mr. Satyanarayan Sharma, Abhanpur MLA Mr. Dhanendra Sahu, MLA Raipur (North) Mr. Shreekhand Sundarani, Arang MLA Mr. Navin Makrandey, Chairman District Panchayat Raipur Smt. Sharda Devi Verma Special guests will be present as well. Apart from them, Mumbai's film artist Ms Kangna Ranavat will also be present in the program.

College Information for Your Smart Phone
Entry in the website by July 31

    Collector O.P. Chaudhary has instructed all government and private universities and colleges of Raipur district to register the information of eligible students in the website of Communications Revolution scheme by July 31. Collector Shri Choudhary, here today, in the Red Cross meeting room located at the District Collectorate Complex, in the meeting of the principals of the government and private colleges of the district, the above instructions were given. Expressing deep dissatisfaction with the nodal officers of the slow-moving colleges, he has instructed to complete the entry in the prescribed time limit. The collector said that if any student of any institute fails to get mobile due to lack of entry in the website, then the principal of the concerned institution will be personally responsible for this and action will also be taken against him.

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