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United States Ambassador to India, Richard R Verma, visited Bhopal on Wednesday More »

Eight persons were died and 80 others were injured in thunderstorm blended with heavy rains devastated the Simhastha area in Ujjain on Thursday. More »

Governor of Reserve Bank of India Raghuram Rajan poses for a picture at Sarangpani lake in Bhopal. The lake has been named after Rajan\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s grandfather S Sarangpani, who was Managing Director of the BHEL in 1960s. More »

 

Special camps to promote digital currency in villages

Bhopal: District administration and banks will hold camps in every Gram Panchayat in the state to promote digital currency from December 1. Accounts of all the people will be opened banks in the camps, with providing RuPey card to those who could not get it. Account holders will be informed about use of RuPey cards and keeping them same. Every bank’s branch will hold camp at least one in a day in a Gram Panchayat. …

State mulling to provide POS machines to its businessmen

Bhopal: The state government is deliberating to provide Point of Selling Machines (POS) to the traders of Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was addressing the launching programme of Digital India Campaign at CM House today. The campaign is being organised in the Campus to Community programme of Higher Education Department. State Bank of India and National Service Scheme (NSS) will become part of this. CM Chouhan flagged off the awareness vehicles under the …

Urdu Academy announces awards

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy has announced Annual All India and State Awards. These awards will be given for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17. A reward of Rs. 51 thousand towards All India award and Rs. 31 thousand reward towards regional award. Hakim Qamarul Hasan award to Shahid Lateef, Johar Qureshi award to Nusrat Zaheer (Delhi), Mir Taqi Mir award to Javed Akhtar (Mumbai), Hamid Saeed award to Malka Naseem (Jaipur) and Shadan Indori award …

Different competitions on third-day of championship

Bhopal: Different competitions were held among students of 29 states on the third day in the 62nd National School Sports Championship in Bhopal. Parinita of Telangana and Anuradha Gupta of Jharkhand became winners in 40 kg weight in Wushu competition in 19 years age group. Similarly, Neha of Delhi and Prabhujot Kaur of Punjab emerged winners in 44 kg weight category. Namrata of Madhya Pradesh and Komal of Vidya Bharati in 48 kg weight group, …

CM reviews preparations for yatra

Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday reviewed preparations of three ambitious campaigns – Anand Utsav, ‘Namami Devi Narmade’ Narmada Seva Yatra and Nagaroday campaign – discussing with district collectors and public representatives at Mantralaya in a video conference. He said that administration and public representatives should work together as a team for betterment of state and public. Anand Utsav will be organised between forthcoming January 14 and 21 across the state. Sports and …

Narmada Seva Yatra to commence from Amarkantak

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the world’s unique Yatra to give message for environment protection and cleanliness will start from Amarkantak on December 11, 2016. The yatra will conclude on May 5, 2017 for which the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited. Chouhan had a meeting with ministers and officers for chalking out plan and preparations. Also, instructions were issued for necessary arrangements. Chouhan said that national and international environmentalists, …

State level panels for Namami Devi Narmade yatra

Bhopal: The state government has constituted a state level organizing committee to conduct Namami Devi Narmade Narmada Seva Yatra- 2016. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is the Chairman of the committee whereas Minister for Forest, Planning, Economics and Statistics Gourishankar Shejwar has been made Vice-Chairman of the committee. Minister of State for Narmada Valley Development Lal Singh Arya, Chairman of State Mineral Development Corporation Shiv Choubey, Vice-Chairman of Jan Abhiyan Parishad Pradeep Pandey and Raghvendra …

Campaign must have commitment to welfare of people

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that programmes focusing public welfare commitment should be organized during the Jan Kalyan ke 11 Varsh campaign. Efforts being undertaken for development and public welfare should be presented in different form to apprise people and to encourage them to avail benefits. Chouhan was reviewing the structure of the Campaign at Mantralaya today. Cabinet Members, Chief Secretary BP Singh and Principal Secretaries of the concerned departments and Head of …

RBC rules for compensation to shopkeepers amended

Bhopal: Cabinet Meeting chaired by the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has approved increase in criteria number 4 of circular section 6 of the revenue book circular. As per the decision, an increase upto Rs 12,000 has been made in the financial assistance given to the small shopkeeper in case his/her shop get damaged due to fire or excessive rainfall/ flood. This will be applicable for the small shopkeeper not having insurance cover for shop …

Shivraj meets Modi on Namami Devi Narmade yatra

New Delhi: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament House-New Delhi today. Chouhan informed the Prime Minister about the Namami Devi Narmade yatra being organised in the state on the lines of Namami Gange. He informed that the yatra will begin from Amarkantak from December 11 and will culminate on May 2017. Chouhan invited the Prime Minister Modi at the concluding programme of yatra. The yatra will culminate on May …