Chhattisgarh: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News


8 day cultural festival, Vasantotsav, was inaugurated at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. The dance forms of Chhattisgarh were highlighted as it’s the sister state of Gujarat. About the Festival: The Vasantotsav is an 8 day cultural fair held at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. It is celebrated as the state’s spring festival in February. It is also called ..

Dr.N Kumar conferred with Harit Ratna Award 2019

The Vice-chancellor of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Professor. Dr. N Kumar has been conferred ‘Harit Ratna Award 2019’ by the All India Agricultural Students Association. The award was presented during the 5th National Youth Convention at Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, which was conducted in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on January 20, 2020. He has been selected ..

Highlights from Good Governance Index Report

States and Union Territories were grouped in following categories for the Index ranking- Category 1: Big states- 18 Indian States, Category 2: North East and the Hill States- all 8 northeastern states of India along with Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttarakhand, Category 3: All 7 Union Territories At the time of preparation of ..

Jharkhand celebrates Statehood Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people of Jharkhand on the 19th State Formation day on 15 November. The State was formed on 15 November 2000. Earlier it was the southern half of Bihar. Jharkhand borders with the five states- Bihar, UP, Chhattisgarh,  Odisha and West Bengal. The foundation day of the State falls on the ..

Damodar Ganesh Bapat, noted social worker and Padma Shri awardee, passes away

Damodar Ganesh Bapat (84), the noted social worker and Padma Shri awardee, has passed away in Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh on August 17, 2019. He dedicated his life to the treatment and service of leprosy patients at an ashram run by Bharatiya Kushta Nivarak Sangh (BKNS) in Sothi village in Janjgir-Champa district of the state for ..

National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav” started in Ladakh

The 9-day National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav” is a joint initiative of Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs & Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED). On 17th August 2019, the fest is started at Polo Ground in Leh-Ladakh with theme “A celebration of the spirit of Tribal Craft, Culture and Commerce”. The event will ..

Healthy States Progressive India: NITI Aayog’s Health Index Report

The Healthy States, Progressive India report of the Niti Aayog takes a comprehensive look at health in terms of health outcomes in several health indicators, governance and impact of policy decisions. The second edition of the report focuses on measuring the overall performance and incremental improvement over a two-year period — 2016-17 and 2017-18 — ..

Drinking Water for All by 2024

The Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Sing has stated that Centre has set a target of providing clean drinking water to all by 2024. The Ministry is formulating the plan to provide drinking water to nearly 14 crore households where clean drinking water is yet to reach. Present Scenario While in Sikkim 99 per cent of ..