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Governor opens Science Fair

Bhopal: Inaugurating the 7th four-day Science Fair here on Friday, Governor Anandiben Patel said that scientific perceptions and views have been well-expressed in Indian shastras. She said that Mahatma Gandhi was leading in his times as far as scientific thought was concerned. He stressed on Swadeshi Vigyan. Patel stressed on the need to use the progress in science and technology for successful and constant development. She said that the noteworthy activities being undertaken in the …

Over 90 lakh soil cards have been distributed

Bhopal: Over 90 lakh free soil health cards have so far been distributed to farmers under soil health card yojana in Madhya Pradesh. Under this scheme free soil health cards are being distributed to farmers once in every two years on the basis of 12 standards of test results of grid based soil samples collected from the fields of farmers. Farmers are being advised on macro nutrients and micronutrients and quantity of fertilizers according to …

Mishra visits drought-hit villages

Bhopal: Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra on Sunday toured drought-hit villages Ganesh Kheda, Hatval and Katili village of Datia district and took stock of the situation. Mishra asked farmers whether the drought relief amount had been deposited in their accounts or not. Most of the farmers said that they had received the amount. PR Minister told farmers that the farmers who have not received the drought relief amount can provide …

CM announces sops for Panchayat Sachivs

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that removing the historic injustice with panchayat Sachivs, payscale 5200-20, 2000+ 2400 grade-pay will be given to Sachivs who have completed their 10-year service on April 1, 2008. Terming the Panchayat Sachivs as the foundation of rural Madhya Pradesh, Chouhan said that they will now be paid Rs 10,000 from the date of appointment itself. After two years they will be given 5200-20, 2000+ 1900 grade-pay. Chouhan was …

Shivraj inducts three new faces in his cabinet

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday expanded his council of ministers by inducting three members, including one cabinet and two State ministers, ahead of the Assembly polls scheduled later this year. After the oath-taking ceremony of the new ministers, the chief minister said another cabinet expansion is on the cards. BJP legislators Balkrishna Patidar, Narayan Singh Kushwaha and Jalam Singh Patel were inducted in the council of ministers. While Kushwaha was …

CM interacts with students

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, while holding the inspirational dialogues with school students, extended best wishes and blessings for their bright future during the Prerna Samvad programme held at Model Higher Secondary School here on Saturday. While sharing his student days experiences, Chouhan gave important tips to the students for splendid success in the examination. The Prerna Samvad programme was listened by the students of all the districts through Doordarshan and Akashwani. Chouhan, while …

Cabinet endorses new Excise Policy

Bhopal: The State cabinet here on Wednesday approved the excise policy of 2018-19. According to the decision, the existing liquor shops situated at a distance of 50 meters from the girls schools, girls colleges, legal girls hostels/ hostels and legal religious places will be closed from April 01, 2018. The 149 ahatas (permit rooms) and shop bars functioning beside the country and foreign liquor shops will be closed from April 01. A decision to implement …

Community hall for Naya Basera residents opened

Bhopal: Minister for Revenue, Science and Technology Umashankar Gupta and Chairman of Bhopal Development Authority (BDA) Om Yadav inaugurated Shiv Community Bhavan at Naya Basera. Gupta said that this bhavan will facilitate the residents to hold cultural and social activities near their houses now. He further mentioned a committee should be constituted to maintain the community bhavan. Besides, Gupta mentioned that girl is not a burden anymore, because she becomes lakhpati immediately after the birth. …

58 mandis connected with e-NAM

Bhopal: To ensure that farmers of the State get the right price for their produce, 58 krishi upaj mandis have been connected with e-NAM trading portal. Farmers can sell their agricultural produce through this system. While on the one hand the information concerned with the trader who makes the bid is kept secret, the farmer also gets the benefit of the competition among the traders on the other hand. Another benefit is that traders of …

Tribal teenager sexually assaulted in Harda

Harda: A 16-year old tribal girl was allegedly gangraped in Madhya Pradesh’s Betul district and threatened by locals not to file a police complaint, an official said today. The Class 11 student and her family were also offered a compromise to prevent her from filing the complaint against the accused, he said. However, the girl finally managed to reach neighbouring Harda district, around 125 kms from Betul, and filed a complaint with police last evening, …