Page-32 of Chhattisgarh Current Affairs, GK & News

Chhattisgarh government gets award for renewable power development

Chhattisgarh has won award for being one of the best-performing states in the renewable energy segment in India. Principal Secretary of Chhattisgarh’s Energy department, Aman Singh was presented this award by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet (RE-Invest) 2015 held in New Delhi. The state was adjudged this award ..

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Guru Ghasidas National Park in Chhattisgarh to be declared as Tiger Reserve

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has given in-principle approval for creation of Guru Ghasidas-Tamor Pingla tiger reserve in Chhattisgarh. The NTCA in this regard has sought a final proposal from the Chhattisgarh state administration. Guru Ghasidas national park lies between two important tiger reserves- Bandhavgarh (Madhya Pradesh) and Palamau (Jharkhand) and is also contiguous with ..

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'Coal block allocations from 1993 to 2010 illegal, done arbitrarily': Supreme Court

The Supreme Court declared illegal all coal block allocations between 1993 and 2010, saying these were done in an unfair, arbitrary and non-transparent manner without following any objective criteria. The court, however, said that further hearing was required to decide whether there is a need for cancelling around 200 coal block allocations. The petitions were based ..

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Government sets up Panel to look into the cause of gas leakage in Bhilai Steel Plant

An independent High Level Committee under the chairmanship of Shri K.K. Mehrotra, former CMD, MECON has been constituted by the Government to inquire about the cause of gas leakage from blast furnace-GCP in Bhilai Steel Plant on June12, 2014. The panel will hand in the final report to the Secretary, Ministry of Steel by July 17, ..

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Ramesh Agrawal honored with Goldman Prize 2014

The Goldman Environmental Foundation awarded six environmental activists from India, Peru, Russia and three other countries Goldman Prize for year 2014. India’s Ramesh Agrawal has been given the prize for helping villagers to battle coal mining in Chhattisgarh. Other Awardees: Awardees                      Country Significant Roles Ruth Buendia Peru Helped to prevent two dams in the Peruvian Amazon ..

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