Tag: Chhattisgarh


UP tops the PMAY-G scheme with more 7 lakhs units constructed

Uttar Pradesh topped the list of all states in the country under Centres flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G). More than seven lakh dwelling units were constructed in UP last year. Addressing a press conference at media centre in Lucknow, Mahendra Singh, Minister of State (I/C) Rural Development, said, UP achieved 85% of its […]

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Chhattisgarh to become Open Defecation Free by 2018

The State of Chhattisgarh is set to become Open Defecation Free (ODF) by the end of 2018. This was announced by the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh in Raipur. He was speaking at a 2-day Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) National Conclave organised by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in Raipur for […]

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AMRUT: 102 cities approved for basic urban infra investment plans

Seeking to improve basic infrastructure in urban areas, the Ministry of Urban Development approved an investment of RsA?3,120 crore for enhancing water supply, sewerage network services, storm water drains, non-motorised transport and availability of public spaces in 102 cities, under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). An inter-ministerial Apex Committee chaired by Madhusudhan […]

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305 cities and towns identified under Housing for All scheme

Within two months of the launch of the Housing for All (Urban) Mission, 15 States have signed Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation committing themselves to implement six mandatory reforms essential for making a success of the housing mission in urban areas. 305 cities and towns also have […]

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Urban residents in Chhattisgarh to get toilets for Rs 2,000

Under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the state government of Chhattisgarh brings an innovative scheme to achieve 100% construction of toilets in urban areas before 2019. This scheme envisages that beneficiaries need only to pay Rs 2,000 and the state government will provide Rs 16,000. The central funding per toilet will be Rs 4,000. “The cost […]

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Chhattisgarhs heritage to be showcased in a mobile emporium

In a bid to provide a better market to traditional craftsmenA?of Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh has launched a mobile Shabri Emporium of Chhattisgarh Handicraft Development Board. The chief minister said that the countrys first mobile emporium, displaying the traditional artefacts, would popularise Chhattisgarhs rich heritage and art among people from other states. Also government […]

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