MP moving ahead on path of development

Bhopal: Minister for Public Relations, Water Resources and Legislative Affairs Narottam Mishra said that heart of India Madhya Pradesh is completely healthy and is moving ahead on the path of development. Mishra was speaking at a TV programme focusing Madhya Pradesh. State is moving forward expeditiously in various sectors. New and innovative facilities have been provided to the people of state in agriculture, irrigation, energy, health, social justice, transport, education and other fields. Besides eradication …

MP has immense tourism potential, says CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Madhya Pradesh is state of immense tourism potential. Efforts will be made to generate employment opportunities through tourism development. Number of tourists in the state has increased constantly during previous years. Over 8 crore devotees visited Simhastha Mahakumbh at Ujjain in just one month. Launching renovation of 100-years-old historic Minto Hall and construction of convention centre here on Wednesday, Chouhan said that it would be unique …

“My heart is filled with happiness”

Ujjain: ‘Simhastha concluded successfully. My heart is filled with happiness and bliss. With blessings of Lord Mahakal, entire team worked and served during Simhastha wholeheartedly and tried to render excellent services. Presence of saints gave right direction during Simhastha’. This was stated by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while addressing farewell function of Swami Avdheshanand Ji at his camp at Ujjain on Wednesday. The Chief Minister and his wife Sadhana Singh felicitated Swami Avdheshanand Ji …

US Ambassador visits places in Bhopal

VermaBhopal: US Ambassador in India Richard R Verma met Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here on Wednesday. Verma held discussions on issues like economic investment, women’s empowerment and religious freedom in Madhya Pradesh. The Chief Minister welcomed Verma and members of embassy accompanying him. Chouhan informed that till a decade ago, Madhya Pradesh was among backward states of India. Now, the state is maintaining growth rate in double digit and probably the highest agriculture growth …

Scouts and Guides activities in all districts

Bhopal: School Education Minister and Madhya Pradesh State Chief Commissioner of Scouts and Guides Paras Jain has said that activities of the organisation will be intensified in all districts. Jain was addressing a meeting of Scouts and Guides state executive here today. Office-bearers and members of the executive body attended the meeting. Jain said that offices of Scouts and Guides will be opened in the districts where it has land already. Excellent performers in districts …

Happiness Ministry, a welcome step of Chouhan

Ujjain: Founder of Yoga Darshan Charitable Trust Swami Harshanand camping at Ujjain during Simhastha has described decision of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to constitute Happiness Ministry as a welcome step. Born at Bhanpura in Mandsaur district, Swami Harshanand informed that he is imparting Yoga training through his organisation for the last 25 years. So far, he has imparted Yoga training to children of 3,500 schools in the country. He informed that he has held …

Last Shahi Snan at Simhastha on May 21

Ujjain: Lakhs of devotees will take the holy dip in Kshipra river during last Shahi Snan of century’s second Simhastha at Ujjain on May 21. Shahi Snan of Akharas will commence from 3 am. Shaivite and Vaishnavite Akharas will take holy dip simultaneously at Dutt Akhara and Ramghat, respectively, from 3 am. Saints and seers belonging to various Akharas will take the holy dip in accordance with time fixed for them from 3 to 11 …

CM reviews damages caused by rains

Ujjain: Leaving behind all important assignments, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan rushed to Ujjain tonight to take stock of damaged caused by rains and storm in Simhastha Mela area this afternoon. At local Rest House, he gave necessary directives after discussions with senior officers to restore all basic amenities at the earliest. He also held detailed discussions with officers responsible for Mela arrangements. The Chief Minister said that despite two natural calamites within a week, …

Saints surprised to see CM working on ground

Ujjain: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan volunteered labour in Ashrams of saints and seers on Saturday following recent rains and storm in Simhastha Mela area at Ujjain. Saints and seers moved to see the Chief Minister drenched in sweat while working hard in the scorching sunshine. They embraced the Chief Minister, brought him to shade and offered him water, cold drinks etc. At his Ashram, Mahant Nritiyagopal Das seated the Chief Minister after his voluntary …

Shivraj actively participates in restoration

Ujjain: On Friday midnight, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan undertook surprise inspection of Simhastha arrangements at Ramghat at Ujjain on a boat of Home Guard. Devotees were greatly surprised to see the Chief Minister. Children taking the holy dip on the ghat started waving their hands and shouting Mama-Mama. The Chief Minister greeted people from various parts of the country who had come for the holy dip. He took stock of sanitation and security arrangements …