Central Chronicle

  • Madhya Pradesh: Industrial peace prevails in MP

    All is set for yet another investors' summit in the State after the stupendous success of Global Investors Summit at Indore- Muslim Saleem

  • Plant-wise action plan to increase PLF

    Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed to chalk out a plant-wise action plan to increase Plant Load Factor (PLF) in the state. Chouhan said that the state government has attached top most priority to make the state self-reliant in power sector.

  • Awareness against filth is necessary (Editorial)

    It is great concern that at around 15 lakh children including 2.6 crore people die every year in the world. Out of it 18 lakh people die of diarrhea including 90 per cent children of under 5 years of age. According to United Nations Organisation's report all the countries including India are observing cleanliness year, but in the slum areas of cities and villages of India less attention is paid. Though much is spent on spreading awareness and in advertisement but its better result is not seems. It can be said that there is not difference was seen with this action and advertisement.

  • SEZ in Hargarh soon: CM

    Bhopal, Feb 17: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan laid the foundation stone of new industrial area in village Hargarh in Jabalpur district. On this occasion he said that a proposal has been forwarded to the Union government for establishing a special economic zone (SEZ) at Hargarh.

  • Congenial atmosphere for forest conservation

    Bhopal, Feb 17: Thanks to the importance given to forests and wildlife, a congenial atmosphere has been generated in the state for forest conservation. Several historic decisions have been taken during the last four years in this regard. Special attention has been given to control over crime, safety and security of wildlife. Forest crime management has been modernised and all the forest ranges have been connected with computers and Internet.

  • Forest produce grown on Pvt land through committee

    Bhopal, Feb 18: Forest Department has taken the decision to allow sale of forest produce grown on private land. This sale would be effected through Forest Committees. In the wake of this decision, farmers would be able to get better prices for their forest produce. Forest Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah has issued instructions to every forest range to implement this system this year. All the conservators of forests have been instructed to ensure implementation of this scheme and send the compliance report of the same within one month.

  • Forest Rights Act: Time-bound implementation underway

    Bhopal, Feb 18: The time-bound implementation of Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition to Forest Rights) Act 2006 and Rule 2007 is underway with full intensity in Madhya Pradesh. The state government has sanctioned Rs eight crore 60 lakh so that the Act can be implemented within the deadline without any hindrance. Commissioner Tribal Development has been made the budget controller of this amount sanctioned from emergency fund.

  • Major increase in farm productivity

    Due to efforts undertaken by Madhya Pradesh government, 148-kg per hectare increase has been registered in farm productivity in the state during the last four years.

  • Farmers get many sops

    Chief Minister Shivraj Singh has announced waiver of the pending penalty on electricity bills of farmers, payment of their fifty percent pending electricity bills, arrangement for payment of electricity bills by farmers twice in a year, extension of benefit of Deen Dayal Upchar Yojana to farmers owning upto one hectare of land, additional bonus of Rs. 100 per quintal on procurement of wheat on minimum support price this year. The Chief Minister also announced to reduce the interest rate on cooperative farm loans from seven to five percent from April one next.

  • Expedite work on water supply, sewage system

    Mayor Sunil Sood on Thursday inspected the works being undertaken under Project Udai for setting the water supply and sewage system right in the city and instructed the accompanying officers to expedite the works apart from including area left uncovered in the project and giving water supply connections at Gandhi Nagar as soon as the laying of pipelines is completed. Project Udai officials also accompanied the Mayor. Under the ADB-sponsored Project Udai several works are being undertaken in the city for setting the water supply and sewage systems right. The Mayor inspected work of laying sewage line in Khanugaon and instructed that Riaz Manzil, Bagh-o-Bahar and other areas be covered under this scheme. In Gandhi Nagar, Sood inspected the ongoing work of 21-km long water supply pipeline. He instructed the officials to complete the formalities of providing tap connections to residents so that they can draw water from this pipeline as soon as it is completed. Sood also inspected the work of sewage line being laid at villages Damkhera and Maholi. Later, he also inspected the renovation of Idgah Hills filtration plant and instructed the officials to complete the work within deadline. Those who also accompanied the Mayor included ADB project manager Rajesh Bisariya, assistant engineer PK Raghuvanshi, CS Kanwalkar and other officers.

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