CM attends fourth India Water Week

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan drew encomiums at inaugural function of 4th India Water Week programme in Delhi today. In their addresses, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley lauded the state for water conservation and unprecedented increase in irrigation facilities. Bharti said that Madhya Pradesh has made remarkable progress in agriculture sector over the years. State’s continuous over 20 per cent agriculture growth rate …

Chouhan gifts development works worth Rs 372 cr

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan gifted Rs 372.08 crore development works to Bundelkhand and announced to make Shahpur Tappa Tahasil. He was concluding the Rahas Mela at Garha Kota in Sagar district today. About 9,400 hectares will be irrigated through medium irrigation projects. All roads connecting with Garha Kota will be upgraded. CM sanctioned of Rs 10 crore was given for houses of the poor living in Garha Kota, Rs one crore for construction …

Mukundpur Tiger Safari to open on April 03

Bhopal: April 3, 2016 is going to be a red-letter day in history of wildlife. On this day, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister of Steel and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Minister of State for Forests, Environment and Climate Change (Independent charge) Prakash Javadekar will dedicate world’s first White Tiger Safari at Mukundpur in Satna district. With this, Vindhya will regain its pride of place in the chapter of wildlife. Forest Minister …

Concern over safety of women, children

Bhopal: Simhastha Central Committee’s Chairman Makhan Singh has stressed the need for paying attention to safety of children and women during Simhastha. He said that for the first time during Simhastha, modern technologies, especially IT are being used. For this, he laid emphasis on better mutual coordination. Singh was addressing a workshop on safety of children and women at Ujjain on Tuesday. Officers of Women’s Empowerment and Revenue departments participated in the workshop. Information was …

HC asks State to reply in Chhindwara firing case

Jabalpur: The Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the state’s Chief Secretary to file a reply in an affidavit in connection with the action taken in firing incident at Chhindwara’s Gusli village that led to the death of two tribal, including a woman, two years ago. A division bench comprising Chief Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Sanjay Yadav, while hearing the matter yesterday, also expressed anger over no reply being filed by the Chief Secretary …