Raipur, January 20, 2023: Chhattisgarh has become the second largest state in the country in contributing paddy to the central pool, officials said today.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel today congratulated the people for breaking all previous records on paddy procurement by the state.
Chhattisgarh has so far contributed 92 lakh tons paddy to the central pool, which is a record by itself, official sources said.
The state has so far procured 103 lakh tons of paddy and is expected to touch 110 lakh tones by the last date of procurement, on January 31, 2023.
This year a total of 24.96 lakh farmers had been registered with the state government, including 2.3 lakh new farmers, officials said.
The state government had set the target of 1.10 crore tons paddy this Khariff season in minimum support price and to achieve that target the state has set up 2617 procurement centres, they added.
India experienced a notable 6.60 per cent growth in power generation compared to the corresponding period in the previous year from April to January 2024.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnu Dev Sai today gave an extra ordinary and extempore speech in the State Assembly while replying to a debate on budget allocations to the departments for which he is the in charge Minister.
In a major step towards development of the lakhs of students, Chhattisgarh Government today decided to have board examinations twice in a year.
Social media creators of Chhattisgarh have shown full enthusiasm in the State Public Relations Department organised high profile social media creator meet “Lets Collab Chhattisgarh 2024”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Bharat Tex 2024, one of the largest-ever global textile events to be organised in the country, here at New Delhi tomorrow.
Three Maoists were today shot by the security forces in a joint operation in Kanker district in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, official sources said.