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

Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi becomes Chhattisgarh’s new district

Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi was recently inaugurated as the 28th district of the state of Chhattisgarh, by the state’s Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. The new district, which has been carved out of Bilaspur, has three tehsils and three development blocks namely Gaurela, Pendra and Marwahi. The district has 166 Gram panchayats, 222 villages and two nagar panchayats.

Chhattisgarh launches smartphone scheme “Sanchar Kranti Yojna” to people of state

The ambitious scheme of Chhattisgarh government “Sanchar Kranti Yojna” has been launched by President Ram Nath Kovind at Jagdalpur in the Naxal-affected Bastar region of the state on July 27, 2018. Under the scheme, 50 lakh smartphones will be distributed free of cost to rural households, urban poor and college students across the state. The ..

Tata Trusts signs MoU with Government of India (GoI) to provide development support in Naxal-hit districts in Chhattisgarh

Tata Trusts, the philanthropic organisation, has signed a MoU with the Government of India (GoI) to provide development initiatives in 8 worst Naxal-affected districts in Chhattisgarh, which were covered under the “transformation of aspirational” districts programme of NITI Ayog. As per the pact, the Tata Trusts will help the government in conducting surveys and providing ..