CM for effective relief and rescue arrangements

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed for effective relief and rescue arrangements to tackle excessive rain situation in the state. Disaster management teams should be ever ready to meeting any eventuality and act as soon as information is received. Chouhan was reviewing situation cropped up in the state due to rains here on Saturday. Revenue Minister Umashankar Gupta was also present on the occasion. The Chief Minister directed to maintain constant watch over …

Bhopal recorded 12 inch rains, 11 killed in MP

Bhopal: Rains continued to play havoc in the state as 11 people have died due to flood in the state in the last couple of days. Besides, Bhopal received record breaking rainfall in past 24 hours. For the first time in 43 years, 12 inch rainfall was recorded in a night. Four people died in the city during the rainfall. Previously in 1973 on July 22, 23.7 centimeter rainfall was recorded. Heavy rains continued to …

Sarang for improving health facilities

Bhopal: Minister of State for Gas Relief and Rehabilitation and Cooperatives (Independent charge), Panchayats and Rural Development Vishwas Sarang has directed to improve health facilities in hospitals within a week. He said that study on gas affected people to be made through Indian Council of Medical Research and on its basis, strategy would be chalked out for health and socio-economic rehabilitation of gas affected people. Sarang was inspecting Kamla Nehru gas relief hospital here on …

CBI raids 21 premises including NITTTR

Bhopal: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided the office of the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR) here and other places in connection with alleged corruption in construction contracts worth Rs 35 crore. A total of 21 places at Bhopal and Rewa were raided. There was a complaint that the NITTTR committed irregularities in granting construction contracts amounting to Rs 35 crore, which is being probed, sources in the …

Shukla for proper showcasing achievements

Bhopal: Commerce and Industries Minister Rajendra Shukla has called for proper showcasing of the remarkable achievements in infrastructure sector and improvements in all other sectors in Madhya Pradesh during last one decade. He stressed the need to market the state and take its advantage in Indore Global Investors Summit-2016 to be held in October this year. This work should be taken as a challenge. He also laid emphasis on better coordination with all government departments …

Shivraj discusses Happiness Ministry structure

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan discussed the proposed structure, activities and mandate of proposed Ministry of Happiness at Mantralaya here on Tuesday. He directed the officials to present a detail note to the Cabinet for final decision. It may be noted here that Chouhan had made an announcement for setting up Ministry of Happiness. Madhya Pradesh will become the first state in the country to have set up Ministry of Happiness. Chouhan said all …

CM for effective arrangements to tackle rains

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed to ensure effective and concrete arrangements to tackle challenges pertaining to rainy season. Administration should be alive to situations of floods, prevention of seasonal diseases, relief and rehabilitation. The Chief Minister was addressing divisional commissioners and district collectors during Samadhan Online at Mantralaya here on Tuesday. The Chief Minister described as inhuman the incident of not providing services of Janani Express and 108 to a pregnant woman …

Mishra for early completion of projects

Bhopal: Water Resources, Parliamentary Affairs and Public Relations Minister Narottam Mishra has directed to ensure completion of ongoing projects for increasing area under irrigation in difference to wish of the Chief Minister. Mishra was reviewing departmental activities at Jabalpur. MLAs Sushil Tiwari Indu and Ashok Rohani attended the meeting. The Minister was informed by the officials during the meeting and updated status of under construction minor, medium and major irrigation projects in Jabalpur division. He …

Ujjawala Yojana is excellent scheme: Shivraj

Shahdol: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (PMUY) on Monday at Shahdol in the presence of Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Minister of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection and Labour Om Prakash Dhurve, Gauri Shankar Shejwar, Minister for Forests, Planning, Statistics, Madhya Pradesh, Gyan Singh, Minister, Tribal Welfare and Scheduled Castes Welfare, Rampal Singh, Minister, Public Works Department, Madhya Pradesh …

Campaign to link population with Aadhar

Bhopal: Chief Secretary Anthony DeSa has said that state-wide campaign will be launched to link cent percent population in the state with Aadhar registration. Chief Secretary was reviewing progress of Aadhar registration here on Friday. The Chief Secretary said that process is underway to link Aadhar registration number with all public welfare schemes. The Chief Secretary directed that resources should be made available at all Panchayat Secretary levels to provide information about their Aadhar registration …