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 …

Shivraj invites Modi for Namami Devi Narmade Yatra

New Delhi: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament House-New Delhi today. Chouhan apprised the Prime Minister Modi 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 …

Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia sanctioned for deceased

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has sent Water Resources and Public Relations Minister Dr Narottam Mishra to Kanpur to help victims of Indore-Patna express train mishap. Chouhan has announced to give Rs two lakh each to family members of deceased and Rs 50,000 to each injured and provide free treatment. Chouhan called an emergency meeting of officers to review the cooperation in rescue and relief work. Chief Secretary BP Singh and Director General of …

Shivraj meets train accident victims in Kanpur

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited Kanpur in the afternoon today after receiving tragic news of Indore-Patna Rajendranagar Express train accident near Kanpur in early hours today. Chouhan reached Hailet Hospital Kanpur where those injured in the accident are receiving treatment. He gave instructions to ensure all possible treatment and help to the injured saying that saving the lives is the topmost priority. If needed, air ambulance facility will also be arranged for them. …

Peaceful polling in Shahdol, Nepanagar by-polls

Bhopal: An estimated voter turnout of 64.71 per cent was recorded in the by-election to the Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency while 71.25 per cent voting was recorded in the by-poll to Nepanagar Assembly seat, in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday. The by-polls at the two places, both reserved for Scheduled Tribes category, assume significance as they were held after the Centre’s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. In Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency, 62.71 …

Burglar commits suicide in bank

Satna: A 22-year-old youth broke into a bank at Bela village in the district, but allegedly committed suicide after local residents raised an alarm and gathered outside the bank to catch hold of him, police said today. The youth, Dharmendra Singh Patel, cut open the shutter of Allahabad Bank’s branch office in the village last night. The bank is located on the ground floor of a two-storey building, Rampur Baghelan police station Inspector Animesh Dwivedi …

Initiatives for International branding of MP

Bhopal: The initiative has been taken for international branding of Madhya Pradesh tourism. Madhya Pradesh tourism, second water festival at Hanuvantia and new tourism policy was promoted in World Travel Mart held in London recently. Madhya Pradesh stall was appreciated especially in the event. Broachers related with Madhya Pradesh tourism have been prepared in foreign languages also. Prabhatam Aviation Company has been issued letter of intent (LoI) for air taxi operation in the state. Next …

Rs 4414 crore to be deposited in accounts of drought hit

Bhopal: An amount of Rs 4414 crore will be deposited in the bank accounts of drought affected 20.45 lakh farmers in this month itself under the National Crop Insurance Scheme for Kharif-2016. The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that such a highest claim amount has been received by the state in the country after the independence. Chouhan informed that successful implementation of National Crop Insurance Scheme was done in the state to compensate crop …