The Government of India (GoI) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a $250 million loan agreement for the construction of over 6,200 kilometres all-weather rural roads in Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). The program is aimed at improving rural connectivity, facilitating safer ..
Chhattisgarh: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
The garbage festival ’Kachra Mahotsav’ was organized by the Raipur Municipal Corporation in Chhattisgarh from January 19 to 21, 2018. This unique fest was organized by the Raipur Municipal Corporation. According to the municipal corporation, it was the India’s first such festival. The purpose of this Garbage festival was to increase awareness, to guide people ..
The two-day Aadivasi Mahotsav has started in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on December 10, 2017 to display the rich and diverse tribal traditions of the central state. It was inaugurated by Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram and Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh. Tribal culture, literature and food festivals, tribal Olympiad and hackathon will be held during ..
India’s first Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit has organised by NITI Aayog in partnership with the US government at Dantewada in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh on November 14, 2017. The event is a part of 8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit being held in India. The summit was inaugurated by Minister of State for Science and Technology YS ..
India’s first micro forest will be built in Raipur, Chattisgarh. Approximately, 19 acres of land which housed around 70 government office buildings will be converted into micro forest in order to create an oxy-zone. The micro forest will provide fresh air to Raipur which is the 7th most polluted city in the world. It will ..
The Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has introduced the Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2016 seeking to transfer certain communities from the list of Scheduled Castes (SC) into Scheduled Tribes (ST) as well as to include new communities into the ST list. The bill seeks to transfer ‘Bhogta’ community of Jharkhand ..
As per Annual Health Survey (AHS), done by the census authorities, the incidents of child marriage declined considerably over the past few years. The AHS was conducted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in association with the Registrar General of India (RGI) and Ministry of Home Affairs of India. The survey was held ..
Pakistan’s Parliament passes a pro-democracy Resolution The Parliament of Pakistan has passed a pro-democracy resolution which gives a moral booster for the beleaguered government that is haunted by the graft issues and the so called memogate controversy. The resolution, introduced by a junior partner of the ruling Pakistan People’s Party, was passed by a two-thirds ..