Tag: Madhya Pradesh


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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Madhya Pradesh to join hands with Indian Railways

Madhya Pradesh government will form a joint venture company (JVC) with the Ministry of Railways to expand railway network in the state. “The state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, recently gave nod to the proposal of forming a JVC with the ministry of railways for expansion of railway network in the state,” […]

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BRICS Convention on Tourism begins in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

The two-day long BRICS Convention on Tourism was inaugurated in Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh on September 1, 2016. The BRICS nations were represented by the Minister of Tourism, South Africa D A Hanekom and delegations from Russia and China. The inaugural function was also graced by Tourism Minister and Chairman-Tourism, Government of Madhya Pradesh Surendra Patwa. […]

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BRICS convention on tourism organised in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Ministry of Tourism is organising the BRICS Convention on Tourism on September 1-2, 2016 in Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh as a precursor to the BRICS Summit to be held in Goa on October 15-16, 2016.A? Delegations from the BRICS countries are expected to participate in the convention. The two-day event will comprise of inter-Governmental exchange of […]

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18 districts of Madhya Pradesh to become ODF in FY16-17

Madhya Pradesh has declared that 18 districts of the state, taken up by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, would become Open Defecation Free (ODF) by March 2017. The declaration was made during a state visit by the Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Parameswaran Iyer. During the visit, the Secretary held meetings […]

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Geo-tagged data helping to set up disaster response centres in MP

A top official has informed that the Madhya Pradesh government is using geo-tagged data of the major causes of deaths in the state to set up disaster response centres in order to rush aid to victims in the golden first hour. Officials of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Home Guards studied the geo-tagged data […]

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UJALA scheme launched in Madhya Pradesh

Government of Indias National LED programme – Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) has been launched in Madhya Pradesh by the Chief Minister of the state Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister for State (IC) for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, at a function held in Bhopal. The scheme is being […]

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Car that runs on water and calcium carbide

A man from Madhya Pradesh has developed a car that runs on acetylene gas, which is formed from a chemical reaction between calcium carbide and water. Source: DD News

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NGT asks nine polluting units in MP to go for green belt

Nine heavy and medium polluting industries in Mandideep, Madhya Pradesh have been asked by National Green Tribunal (NGT) to set up a green belt to mitigate environmental impact due to their operations. Applicant Subhash C Pandey submitted before central zone bench of NGT list of nine red and orange category hazardous industries and possible environmental […]

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Madhya Pradesh government launches digital locker facility

Madhya Pradesh government has launched the facility of ‘digital locker’, in which every citizen can safely store digitalised copies of important documents. According to an official release, “Facility of digital locker has been introduced to concretise concept of paperless governance. Through this facility, space will be available to every citizen on government cloud. “In it, […]

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