Shivraj greets students for annual exams

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has extended his best wishes and congratulated all students in advance for their success in the forthcoming annual exams. Chouhan said that the most valuable time starts now. Students have to move forward towards their destination with dreams. At such a time, there is neither any need to neither panic nor take too much stress. Prepare and give your exams happily. The Chief Minister said that examinations last for …

Babulal Gaur complains against bureaucrats

Bhopal: Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Babulal Gaur on Tuesday complained in the Assembly that bureaucrats don’t answer his phone calls when he tries to speak to them about people’s problems. Gaur, also a former Home Minister, noted this reflects poorly on the State’s bureaucracy. The veteran BJP MLA made the observation during the Question Hour when Minister for Urban Administration Maya Singh was replying to his question regarding pollution caused by the garbage dumping …

School Education begins GIS mapping for construction works

Bhopal: The School Education Department has begun Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping technique for improved monitoring of the construction works and facilities in government schools of the state. The GIS mapping technique in the state has been appreciated at the national level also. A mobile application (app) has been prepared with the help of NIC for the GIS mapping. This application is working on android smart phones with GPS camera. With the mobile app being …

Congress walkout in State assembly over SIMI activists jailbreak

Bhopal: Congress members on Monday walked out from the Madhya Pradesh assembly after expressing dissatisfaction over the reply of Jails Minister Kusum Mahadele over the alleged killing of eight SIMI escapees in an allegedly staged gunfight in the state. Earlier, Congress MLA Shailender Patel sought details of rules and their implementation regarding jail inspections etc. In reply, the minister told the assembly that jails in Madhya Pradesh were regularly inspected and the Bhopal jail was …

CM opens first Post Office Passport centre at Vidisha

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated Country’s First Post Office Passport Seva Kendra at Vidisha on Saturday. Now residents of Raisen, Guna, Ashoknagar, Sagar and Damoh including Vidisha need not come to Bhopal to get passport prepared on beginning of this center. The center will work in the form of Laghu Passport Seva Kandra. Efforts will be made to examine applications beside its approval in a single day itself. Shaikh Sohit and Pawan Soni …

Shejwar participates in Narmada yatra in Dhar

Bhopal: Minister for Forest Gourishankar Shejwar along with wife participated in ‘Namami Devi Narmade’ Seva yatra on its 75th day in Koteshwar of Dhar district. He performed Aarti of Maa Narmada and undertook plantation. Chairman Child Protection Commission Raghvendra Sharma, Former MLA Mukamsingh Kirade, villagers and devotees in large number were present on the occasion. Jan-Sanvad programmes were held at Nisarpur and Kadmal during the yatra. A short play was staged by the students of …

Mishra lays foundation stone for power station

Bhopal: Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra performed bhoomi pujan of the 33/11 power station of Gram Jyoti Yojana installed at a cost of Rs 33.32 crore near New Collector Bhavan in Datia district. With the installation of the power station, the far flung villages in the district too will now have electricity supply with maximum voltage. Under the Deendayal Gram Jyoti Yojana, one substation, 16 feeders and 150 habitats will …

Rs 63.20 lakh spent in hiring eminent lawyers

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Government has spent Rs 63.20 lakh so far to hire country’s eminent lawyers in the legal battle over reservation in promotion to state government officials, pending in the Supreme Court. In a written reply in the State Assembly on Thursday, the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan informed that an amount of Rs 63.20 lakh was paid to six prominent lawyers for arguing on behalf of the state government in the case of …

Creative expression in painting competition

Bhopal: School students of the capital made colourful and attractive paintings at a painting competition held here in a creative expression of the archaeological heritage displayed at the 17 different art galleries at the State Museum. Prizes of Rs 5000, Rs 3000, Rs 2000 and Rs 1000 will be given away as first, second, third and consolation prize to the winners of the painting competition which was organized in three groups. Commissioner Archaeology Anupam Rajan …

Tributes paid to Late Patwa, others

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Assembly was adjourned on the second day of the budget session today after paying tributes to departed leaders including BJP veteran and former State Chief Minister Sundarlal Patwa. Paying tributes to Patwa, Speaker Sitasharan Sharma said the ex-CM passed away following a cardiac arrest on December 28 last year. Recalling his association with Patwa, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan termed him as an able administrator and said that he was one the …