Tribal culture is symbol of happiness, love

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that tribal Gond Tourist Circle of Gond era states with Ramnagar as focal point will be developed. He said that tribal culture is symbol of happiness and love. It signifies interaction, delight and bliss. The state government is committed to preserving and promoting this culture. Happiness Ministry will be constituted in the state to nurture tribal culture. The Chief Minister announced this while inaugurating two-day ‘Adi Utsav’ …

Happiness ministry to bring happiness among people

Dhar: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that new Happiness Ministry will be constituted. The department will strive to bring happiness and bliss in people’s life. The department will promote sports and entertainment activities. Chouhan was addressing block level Antyodaya Mela at Ringnaud in Sardarpur development block of Dhar district today. He gave gifts of over Rs 125 crore to people. These included foundation stones/dedication of works costing Rs 86 crore, sanction letters, materials …

Slow down roads to reduce accidents

Bhopal: The most effective way to reduce alarming statistics of road accidents, is slowing down on our roads and our chances of being killed or seriously injured on the road would dramatically decrease. Speeding is not just driving faster than the speed limit. It is also driving too fast for the weather, light, traffic and road conditions said Kamaljit Soi Chairman of Raahat –The Safe Community Foundation. Soi claimed that he had suggested process and …

State, Centre committed for Sports’ development

Indore: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has said that State and Central governments are committed to development of sports. She said that sports instill patience and discipline and are useful lifelong. Mahjan stated this at inaugural function of Three-day Asian kho-kho competition at Indore today. For the first time, women’s kho-kho teams are participating in the tournament. Earlier, kho-kho competitions were held in year 1996 and 2000.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan that sports are …

Global Bamboo Summit gets underway in Indore

Indore: Three-day Global Bamboo Summit began at Indore today. Chief Guest Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan stressed the need for rapid growth of bamboo sector in India. Presiding over the summit, Union Surface Transport and National Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said that pavilions for bamboo products’ sale will be set up at high-tech highway villages. Special guest Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh will be developed as Bamboo Capital of India. Union …

Shivraj for establishing industries in MP

New Delhi: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Madhya Pradesh is an island of peace with immense possibilities to set up industries. The Chief Minister was speaking at a seminar on possibilities of investment in Madhya Pradesh in New Delhi on Thursday. The seminar was held jointly by Madhya Pradesh government and CII. In the interface with industrialists, Chouhan invited them for investment in Madhya Pradesh. He said that the state government will …

Financial inclusion in rural areas necessary

Bhopal: Financial inclusion in rural areas is necessary to improve and develop cooperative sector. This was stated by Principal Secretary Cooperatives Ajit Kesari at high level “Workshop on Continuous Financial Inclusion and Cooperatives Improvement” here on Thursday. Experts from Central and State government, commercial & cooperative banks, universities and non government organisations attended the workshop. Leading economists, financial advisers of the country and representatives of international agencies were also present on the occasion.
Kesari informed …

Pakistani boy Ramzan leaves for Bangladesh

Bhopal: Pakistani boy Ramzan who was staying here in the shelter home for about two and a half years on Wednesday left for Bangladesh on Wednesday to join his father there. He was willing to reach Pakistan where his mother is living, but she had refused to come to Bhopal to take him back. Though, there were speculations that Ramzan would be sent to his mother Razia Begum living in Karachi city of Pakistan but …

Efforts to provide better facilities to cops: CM

Indore: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that 32,000 police personnel have been recruited in Madhya Pradesh during last 5 years. Addressing 69th passing out ceremony of new constables at Police Training College, Indore on Wednesday, he said that 14,000 new police personnel will be recruited during next some years. Police stations are also being modernized in the state. Efforts are underway to provide better facilities to police personnel. DGP Surendra Sinh presided over …

Simhastha begins with Peshwai of Panchdashnam Akhada

Ujjain: Simhastha got underway at Ujjain today with Peshwai of Panchdashnam Juna Akhada. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan along with his wife Sadhana Singh attended the first Peshwai. He met and sought blessings of Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Avdheshananda Giriji Maharaj, Akhada Parishad’s President Narendra Giriji, Juna Akhada’s Patron Hari Giriji, Mahamandaleshwar Pilot Baba, Mahant Golden Giriji Maharaj, other Mahamandaleshwars and Mahants.
The Chief Minister performed workship at Padao Sthal of Juna Akhada at Neel Ganga and …