Irrigation capacity improved in MP

Bhopal: Irrigation capacity in the state has been improved through Water Sector Restructuring Project. Before implementation of the project, only 25 per cent area of installed capacity was being irrigated. Against this, 92 per cent area was irrigated in Rabi season 2014-15. Total 98 per cent area of installed capacity was irrigated in year 2015-16. Through the project, average agriculture income has increased from Rs 5000 to Rs 22,674 per hectare. Through the project, productivity …

Health facilities to every needy person in State

Gwalior: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that treatment facilities are being provided to every needy person in the state. Budget of CM Relief Fund for assisting the poor has been increased from Rs 2 crore to Rs 100 crore. Chouhan along with Union Health Minister JP Nadda and Union Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar was laying foundation stone of super speciality hospital costing Rs 150 crore under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha …

MP marching ahead in renewable energy

Bhopal: The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Madhya Pradesh is forging ahead in renewable energy sector. The installed capacity is expected to increase by five times in coming three years. It is currently 2567 MW. Addressing a business seminar of major Chinese companies and industries at the China’s industrial town Shenzhen on Friday, Chouhan informed Asia’s largest 135 MW solar power plant is operational at Neemuch while world’s largest 750 MW capacity …

Maya Singh for felicitating Shaurya Dals

Bhopal: Woman and Child Development Minister Maya Singh has said that one excellent performer Shaurya Dal of every division will be felicitated. The award will carry Rs 11,000 each and would be conferred on International Women’s Day every year. Maya Singh was addressing state-level function of Shaurya Dal on the occasion of Rani Durgawati Balidan Diwas here on Friday. Maya Singh said that Shaurya Dal’s name will be written in golden letters for history of …

Make In India has made business, trading easier

Bhopal: The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the innovative Make In India drive launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made business and trading easier. It is beginning of a new economic era in the country. Addressing a business seminar on Invest in Madhya Pradesh at Beijing the Chief Minister highlighted the key advantages of investing in Madhya Pradesh. He also elaborated investment avenues in priority sectors. Chouhan said that India’s …

MP signs MoU with Sany Group in Beijing

Bhopal: In the presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh has signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s leading machine manufacturing company Sany Group at Beijing today. The Sany Group offered investment worth $1 billion. The MoU was signed by DP Ahuja, Managing Director of Madhya Pradesh Trade and Investment Facilitation Corporation on behalf of Government of Madhya Pradesh and Li Jingjing, Vice President of Sany Group. Liang Wengen, Chairman of the Board …

Acid attack on woman, assailants at large

Bhopal: In a gruesome incident, two motorcycle-borne assailants threw acid on a 24-year-old polytechnic teacher in Bhopal on Saturday morning. The victim has been admitted to Narmada Hospital with severe burn injuries on her left side. The police said the assailants asked her some address and when she failed to answer, they attacked her and fled from the scene. Additional SP Rajesh Singh Chandel told that the victim is out of danger now and claimed …

Parliamentary committee reviews schemes

Bhopal: The Central Parliamentary Committee reviewed the progress of the ongoing rural development schemes of Central government in the state. The committee headed by MP Prahlad Patel is on a tour of the state. Prahlad Patel directed to ensure regular and timely payment of MNREGA wages and social security pension. Central Parliamentary Committee comprised MP Chintaman Wanag, Jugalkisore Sharma, Ladu Kishore Swain, Yashwant Singh, Vijay Kumar Hanshdag, Mahendra Singh Mehra and Vijay Lakshmi Sadu was …

Shivraj to leave for five-day China tour

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be on a five day visit to China from June 19 to 23, 2016 on special invitation of Communist Party of China. A high level delegation led by Chouhan will be meeting the leading business groups and company heads to seek investments for faster development of Madhya Pradesh. The delegation comprises Minister for Industries Yashodhara Raje Scindia and representatives of different industries mainly energy, textiles, renewable energy. agro …

Necessary to strengthen democracy: Saleena Singh

SaleenaBhopal: It is necessary to strengthen democracy ensuring electoral rolls are completely pure and error-free. The more a country’s electoral rolls will be pure, the more its electoral process will be successful. This was stated by Chief Electoral Officer Saleena Singh at one-day training to district collectors regarding National Electoral Rolls Purification campaign at RCVP Noronha Academy of Administration and Management here today. Secretary Election Commission of India Anuj Jaipuriyar was especially present on the …