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14.04.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Ujalavan flagged off, unnat jyoti programme initiated   Initiating the Unnat Jyoti programme, Sanjay Goel (IAS), Managing Director, Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited flagged off the UJALA van in Bhopal on Saturday.   The van will travel across 404 villages in the state spreading awareness about energy efficiency, energy conservation and distributing the LED bulbs. The LED bulbs to be distributed in this period will have the logo of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan on the boxes.   The campaign will be implemented from April 14 to May 5, 2018 in 16000 villages across India.   As ... Read more

13.04.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Mp govt approves land-lease renewal policy   Madhya Pradesh Government on Thursday approved a policy allowing renewal of lease of land, including  residential plots now being used for commercial purposes.   The move will benefit five lakh people in the State, Public Relations Minister Narottam Mishra told mediapersons after the State Cabinet meeting.   The administration believes that continuous income to the Government is being blocked as a result of refund of leases and violation of the conditions of the lease. Also, the lessee who wants to sell, donate, or transfer his lease is not able to transfer ... Read more

10.04.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Govt schools in Madhya Pradesh to be named after martyrs   The school education department is going to rename state-run schools after police and Army martyrs. The home ministry has asked the government to include names of martyred CRPF and BSF personnel as well.   Department is preparing a list of names to be given to government schools. Officials said martyrs from all over the country, not just MP, will be honoured. This includes legends of the 1971 India-Pakistan and 1999 Kargil wars. Gwalior, Bhind and Morena districts, in particular, have a strong martial history. Half a dozen security forces personnel from these districts have been killed ... Read more

07.04.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Govt will market goods of women’s SHG: CM   Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the products manufactured by the women Self-Help Groups (SHG) will be marketed by the State Government. He informed that the work to stitch uniforms of school children and prepare nutritious food for anganwadi centers will be undertaken through the SHG.   Chouhan while informing about the schemes of the Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development and Government’s decisions said that gram and red lentil will be procured in mandis of the state from April 10. Gram at the support price of ` 4,400 ... Read more

06.04.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Mukhyamantri krishak samraddhi yojana launched   Mukhyamantri Krishak Samraddhi Yojana has been launched to enhance the productivity of main agriculture crops like wheat, red lentil, mustard and paddy and to encourage the fair average quality production in the State.   Under the scheme, an incentive amount of Rs 200 per quintal will be deposited in the bank accounts of the farmers for paddy procured during Rabi 2016 and for wheat procured on minimum support price through primary credit cooperative societies during Rabi 2016-17.   Along with this, an incentive amount at the rate of Rs 265 per quintal ... Read more

05.04.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH ‘Samadhan ek din-tatkal’ scheme benefits over 2.26 lakh   Over 2.26 lakh applications have been redressed and services have been provided to the citizens under the ‘Samadhan Ek Din-Tatkal’ arrangement till now. This arrangement was started at District Headquarters and all the Lok Seva Kendras of the State from February, 2018 and March, 2018 respectively. Lok Seva Kendra, Kolar of Bhopal has been established as Adarsh Lok Seva Kendra for ‘Samadhan Ek Din’.   ‘Samadhan Ek Din’ arrangement has been started by the state government with an objective to provide ‘Across the Counter-Same Day’ to the citizens.   ... Read more

04.04.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Lawsuit management policy 2018 approved by cabinet   The Cabinet meeting held under the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has given approval to the Madhya Pradesh State Lawsuit Management Policy-2018.   Under the policy, State level and department level empowered committee besides district level monitoring committee will be constituted for effective management, supervision and handling of lawsuits. Grievances redressal system will be established to redress complaints of government officers/employees in each department at district and state level. Redressal of such complaints will be ensured within 8 weeks, under the system so that government officers/employees should ... Read more

24.03.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   MP has the highest number of  tribal habitations fully covered by Drinking Water supply   The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has informed that under the Scheme ‘National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP), 10% of the total allocation of funds is earmarked to be used for the supply of drinking water to Scheduled Tribe (ST) dominated habitations.   Madhya Pradesh has the highest number of  55770  fully covered tribal habitations with the safe drinking water in the country followed by Odisha 52427 ,Jharkhand 53476 numbers of  habitations. INTERNATIONAL   World Meteorlogical Day: 23 March   Recognized ... Read more

16.01.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Mp first in country to have 100% door to door garbage collection: maya   Minister for Urban Development and Housing Maya Singh said that Madhya Pradesh has become the first State in the country providing  100 per cent door to door garbage collection in urban bodies.   A special attention should be paid on the distance between the urban bodies, while making clusters under the solid waste management, so that garbage could be sent to the main garbage collection centers within a day.   Swachhata Survekshan-2018 is underway in the State besides entire country. Survey in 26 bodies ... Read more

24-25 .12.17 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Good Samaritan: an innovative scheme To help the senior citizens of the city, the Indore police have come up with Good Samaritan, an innovative scheme to help out old-age people.   Under the Police Panchayat a senior citizen service card scheme has been introduced in which Indore police have introduced two different security cards. The first card is silver card and the other is simple card. Both the cards have photograph of the beneficiary along with the address.   Both the cards have different features. The silver card is for those senior citizens who are living alone ... Read more