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 …

Henriette Ahrens visits places in Sheopur district

Bhopal: Henriette Ahrens, Principal Officer Programmes and Forogh Foyouzat Chief, Field Services, UNICEF India, were on a three-day visit to Madhya Pradesh. As part of their visit they visited Sheopur to see work being carried out as a part of Chief Minister Community Leadership programme and implementation of tribal sub plan in the district. They visited training centre of leadership programme, interacted with participants who were undergoing training and mentors for the training.
They also …

Pre-bid meet for 750 MW ultra mega solar project held

Bhopal: In the next process of tenders for establishment of world’s biggest 750 MW Rewa ultra mega solar project, first pre-bid meeting was held in New Delhi on April 1. The meeting was attended by major national and international renewable energy companies. For development of the project, various companies desirous for development of the project undertook visit to its site at Gurh tehasil of Rewa district on March 29. Successful developers were issued letters of …

Shivraj for dental awareness campaign

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that an awareness campaign for dental health and protection will be conducted in the state. Addressing first Inspectors Training Programme of Indian Dental Council here today, the Chief Minister stressed the need to pay attention to oral health. This leads to overall health. He said that government, society, Indian Dental Council and dentists should conduct a campaign to create awareness in this regard. Chouhan said that the …