Cabinet clears four irrigation projects

Bhopal: The State cabinet here on Tuesday approved Rs 2937.39 crore for four irrigation projects in the cabinet meeting. These four projects will facilitate irrigation in 95,730 hectare land. Administrative sanction of Rs 228.11 crore is given for the medium lift irrigation project Bham (Rajgarh) of district Khandwa for 6,100 hectare command area. Rs. 93 crore 61 thousands revised administrative sanction of Bankpura small irrigation project of Rajgarh district for Rabi irrigation in 1990 hectare …

Surface water-based schemes sanctioned

Bhopal: The State cabinet here on Wednesday sanctioned estimated cost of Rs 14,827 crore for 37 new surface water-based group drinking water schemes. Similarly, sanction of Rs 3734.87 crore was granted for 10 revised group drinking water schemes. New surface water-based group drinking water schemes include Gandhi Sagar Group Water Supply Scheme 1 and 2, Mahi, Agar-Malwa, Sanjay Sagar (Nehriai), Sagad (Hinautia Mali), Samnapur-Satdhara (Deori), Kesli, Shahgarh Banda-1 ( Beela dam), Shahgarh Banda-2 (Dhasan), Madia …

Contractual appointments till May 31

Bhopal: A meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here today decided to given Contractual appointments of retiring government staff for Ujjain district till May 31, 2016 in view of Simhastha-2016. The cabinet decided that a committee headed by Public Relations Minister will allot government houses to journalists. Earlier, this allotment was done by Home Department. The committee will comprise ACS Home, Principal Secretary Public Relations. Commissioner Public Relations will …

Nod to open 4,305 new anganwadi centres

Bhopal: the State cabinet here on Wednesday accorded sanction to start 4,305 new anganwadi centres and 600 mini anganwadi centres in the state. As many as 4,305 posts of anganwadi worker, 4,305 assistant and 600 mini anganwadi worker honorarium basis have been sanctioned. Besides, sanction has also been granted to create 196 posts of supervisor for 4,905 anganwadi and mini anganwadi centres in regular pay scale. In compliance with announcement of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh …

Crop insurance mandatory for loanee farmers

ShivrajBhopal: The State cabinet here on Thursday cabinet decided to implement Prime Minister’s Crop Insurance Scheme from Kharif-2016. The scheme will be mandatory for loanee farmers and optional for non-loanee farmers. Five clusters have been prescribed by identifying low, medium and high risk districts. In the clusters, tenders will be invited from 11 crop insurance companies enlisted by Government of India for providing crop insurance amount of actual premium rate.
As farmers’ contribution, insurance companies …