Provision of Rs 1,000 cr for crop loss

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that now farmers need not worry about any type of natural calamity. State government is making a provision of a fund of Rs 1000 crore to compensate for the loss of farmers produce. The Chief Minister said this at the Prime Ministers Crop Insurance Scheme certificate distribution ceremony organized at Guna. Crop insurance fund certificates worth Rs 212 crores were distributed to 65,000 farmers. The Chief Minister laid …

Difference of market price and support price to be paid

Bhopal: The price difference between market price and support price of crops will now be deposited directly to the accounts of farmers. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made this announcement for farmers at a massive programme held for distribution of Prime Ministers Crop Insurance Fund Certificate at Chanderi tehsil headquarters in Ashoknagar district. He announced to give Rs 1.5 crore each for drinking water infrastructure development to Ashoknagar and Chanderi Nagar Palika. He also said …

Rajan opens exhibition of rare archives

Bhopal: Commissioner Archeology Anupam Rajan inaugurated exhibition of rare archives and photographs focusing ‘Freedom Movement 1857-1947’ at State Archeology Museum situated at Shamla Hills Bhopal today. The exhibition is being organized to apprise common people, students and research scholars with the activities in Madhya Pradesh concerning freedom movement. Entry is free in this exhibition being organized from August 17 to 24. Exhibition is open for all from 10.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Rajan Informed that …

Dalit woman’s nose slashed in Sagar

Bhopal: A 35-year-old dalit woman’s nose was allegedly slashed and her husband was beaten by two members of an upper caste family at Renvjha village in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh. Narendra Singh (32) and his father Sahab Singh beat up the woman’s husband on Monday when he refused to go to their house and do some work, inspector RS Bagri of Surkhi police station said. When the woman was taking her husband to a …

WCD Minister addresses third day of Summit

Bhopal: Minister for Woman and Child Development Archana Chitnis congratulating the representatives of 11 countries for restoring Asianism in India-ASEAN Youth Summit said that we had lost our identity owing to expansion of colonialism due to historical reasons. It is praiseworthy to restore it in a brief period of 70 years. Representatives of Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei besides India are taking part in the summit organized by Union …

MP is fast developing State, says CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh is a fast developing state. Growth rate of Madhya Pradesh is continuously in double digit since last 8 months. The growth rate is estimated to be 12.21 percent and per capita income is expected over Rs 72,000 this year. The agriculture growth rate is 20 per cent constantly during last 5 years. Chouhan was addressing the state level Independence Day Celebration programme at Motilal Nehru …

Petroleum products not to come under GST

Indore: The Madhya Pradesh government here on Saturday made it clear that petroleum products will not be brought under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST). Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya while talking to media persons here on Saturday said, The total commercial revenue that we get from petroleum products is about 35 per cent of the total tax (commercial) that government collects. Therefore, it is difficult for us to bring it under the GST …

Kharif sowing completed in 121.43 lakh hectare

Bhopal: Kharif sowing has been completed in 121.43 lakh hectare during Kharif season in the state till date. The condition of Kharif crop sowed in the state is satisfactory. No special damage to crops has been caused by the insects so far. Despite less rains in comparison to the normal rains in some areas of the state, the growth of crops is satisfactory owing to the required moisture. According to Director Farmers Welfare and Agriculture …

Campaigning in 37 urban bodies ends

Bhopal: The campaigning for election for 37 urban bodies of scheduled areas and by-election of 4 presidents in urban bodies and to recall presidents from 3 urban bodies came to an end on August 9 at 5 pm. With this, campaigning for general election of 5631 panchs, 74 sarpanchs, 14 janpad panchayats’ members, by-election of 3 district panchayat members and general election of 356 panchs and 23 sarpanchs also came to an end. Voting will …

415 combat teams formed to check diseases

Bhopal: At least 415 combat teams have been constituted at district and development block level for prevention and treatment of water-borne diseases including diarrhea, gastroenteritis, plague etc. in the state. Health Department is keeping strict vigilance on marked problem-oriented villages and townships. This information was given today by the Health Department during daily review of contagious diseases. People were told to inform immediately about the spread of any water-borne diseases in their areas on landline …