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  • 04 Sep 2023
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Haryana Switch to Hindi

Dr. Pawan Kumar received Lalit Kala Akademy National Award

Why is News?

Recently, Dr. Pawan Kumar, Associate Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Kurukshetra University (KU) located in Kurukshetra district of Haryana, at the National Prize Distribution Ceremony of Lalit Kala Akademi at the 63rd National Art Exhibition in Kamani Auditorium, New Delhi. Off Hope-II) has been awarded the prestigious Lalit Kala Akademi National Award.

Key Points:

  • Deputy Director of the Public Relations Department, Dr. Deepak Rai Babbar said that Lalit Kala Academy had received 5714 entries from 2291 artists from across the country for this time's National Art Exhibition and Awards.
  • Out of these entries, 20 artists were selected for awards, in which Dr. Pawan Kumar, Associate Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Kurukshetra University, was honoured with the Lalit Kala Akademi National Award in the field of photography.
  • The National Exhibition of Art (NEA) annually invites works of visual art from a variety of genres, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, digital art, video art and installation. This time the works of a total of 20 artists from across the country were displayed in the exhibition.


Chhattisgarh Switch to Hindi

52 teachers will be honoured with State Teacher Award

Why is News?

According to the information given by the Public Relations Department of Chhattisgarh on September 3, 2023, 52 teachers will be honored in the state level teacher honor ceremony on the occasion of Teacher's Day. Out of these, 48 teachers will be honored with State Teacher's Honor and 4 teachers will be honored with Memorial Award in the name of great litterateurs of the state.

Key Points:

  • On the occasion of Teacher's Day, a state-level teacher honour ceremony will be organized in the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan on September 05, 2023, under the chief hospitality of Governor Vishwabhushan Harichandan. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will preside over this function.
  • In the ceremony, each of the 48 teachers selected for the State Teacher Award will be given an amount of Rs 21,000 each and a citation. Apart from this, Rs 50,000 each and a citation will be given to each teacher who is honoured with the award given in the memory of the great personalities of the state.
  • Teachers to be honoured with State Memorial Award -
    • Dr. Padumlal Punnalal Bakshi Memorial Award: Head Reader Mamta Ahar (District Raipur)
    • Dr. Mukutdhar Pandey Memorial Award: Headmaster Madhu Tiwari (District Kondagaon)
    • Dr. Baldev Prasad Mishra Memorial Award: Lecturer Rashmi Verma (District Raigarh)
    • Shri Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh Memorial Award: Teacher LB Indira Chandravanshi (District Khairagarh-Chhuikhadan-Gandai)
  • Teachers to be honored with State Teacher Award-2022-
  • Teacher LB Krishnapal Rana and Teacher LB Rukhmani Sahu (District Kanker)
  • Assistant teacher LB Devendra Kumar Dewangan and Principal reader Brajeshwari Raote (District Narayanpur)
  • Teacher Mahesh Kumar Sethia and Lecturer Ramesh Kumar Upadhyay (District Jagdalpur)
  • Assistant teacher LB Khemlal Sinha and upper class teacher Usha Bhuarya (District Dantewada)
  • Assistant Teacher LB Shravan Kumar Yadav and Assistant Teacher LB Pushpalata Sahu (District Balod)
  • Assistant Teacher LB Tuleshwar Kumar Sen and Teacher LB Parul Chaturvedi (District Rajnandgaon)
  • Principal Reader Yashwant Kumar Patel and Teacher LB Ms. K. Sharda (District Durg)
  • Teacher Yaksh Chandrakar and Head Reader Shiv Kumar Banjare (District Kabirdham)
  • Teacher LB Jyoti Banafar and Lecturer LB Sushma Shukla Sharma (District Bemetara)
  • Lecturer LB Anil Kumar Pradhan and Assistant Teacher LB Dolamani Sahu (District Mahasamund)
  • Assistant Teacher LB Santosh Kumar Tarak and Assistant Teacher LB Latabela Mongenre (District Gariaband)
  • Assistant Teacher LB Uttam Kumar Dewangan and Assistant Teacher LB Dr. Gopa Sharma (District Raipur)
  • Lecturer LB Rajuram Sahu and Assistant Teacher LB Dinabandhu Sinha (District Dhamtari)
  • Assistant teacher LB Vinod Kumar Dadsena and head teacher Asha Sahu (District Balodabazar-Bhatapara)
  • Assistant Teacher LB Rajesh Kumar Suryavanshi and Lecturer LB Anurag Tiwari (District Janjgir-Champa)
  • Lecturer LB Bhojram Patel and Assistant Teacher LB Santosh Kumar Patel (District Raigarh)
  • Lecturer LB Sushil Kumar Patel and Assistant Teacher LB Ramdhan Patel (District Bilaspur)
  • Assistant Teacher LB Aditi Sharma and Assistant Teacher LB Bhishma Prasad Tripathi (District Gorela-Pendra-Marwahi)
  • Assistant Teacher LB Gokul Prasad Marble and Teacher Mukund Keshav Upadhyay (District Korba)
  • Assistant Teacher LB Pushpendra Kumar Kaushik and Assistant Teacher LB Meera Dewangan (District Sakti)
  • Assistant Teacher LB Rudra Pratap Singh Rana and Lecturer Incharge Principal Dr. Vinod Pandey (District Korea)
  • Lecturer Nisha Singh and Assistant Teacher LB Dinesh Kumar Sahu (District Surajpur)
  • Lecturer Anamika Chakraborty and Lecturer LB Anchal Kumar Sinha (District Surguja)
  • Lecturer Incharge Principal Babulal Lahare and Assistant Teacher LB Ramesh Kumar Saket (District Balrampur)

Chhattisgarh Switch to Hindi

Chhattisgarh tops in the country in the implementation of forest rights recognition

Why is News?

According to the information given by the Public Relations Department of Chhattisgarh on September 3, 2023, the state of Chhattisgarh ranks first in the country in providing individual forest rights certificates.

Key Points:

  • Forest Rights Recognition Act is being implemented effectively and sensitively in Chhattisgarh. As a result, all the poor and weaker sections of the state including tribals and forest dwellers have got a lot of relief and their economic condition has also strengthened.
  • In the context of Forest Rights Recognition Certificate in Chhattisgarh, Forest Rights Certificates have been provided to a total of 517096 lakh beneficiaries. Chhattisgarh state ranks first in the country in providing individual forest rights certificates.
  • Under this, help has been provided through many schemes for the overall development of the beneficiaries, with the aim of providing maximum benefits to the beneficiaries through land leveling, development of water resources and clusters.
  • In this regard, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests V. Srinivas Rao said that the beneficiaries will be provided with public welfare schemes of the state, such as 'Mukhyamantri Vriksha Sampada Yojana' with buyback guarantee on private land, plantation of other crops instead of paddy to encourage crop diversity. Provision of incentive amount etc. is also being added.
  • Under this, as a result of land development, agricultural production per beneficiary has increased and many types of income-oriented crops (cash crops) are also being produced in these areas. Due to this, livelihood upliftment of the beneficiaries has also been ensured. At the same time, this has brought out the direct concern of the public towards forest protection and its positive results are emerging.
  • Similarly, a total of 46,000 cases have been recognized under community forest rights in the state, which is again the highest in the country. Under this, various types of drainage rights are given to the people living in forest areas, such as rights related to minor forest products, fish and other water products and pasture rights, housing rights to special backward castes and communities, farmers, right to convert all forest villages, old habitation areas, unsurveyed villages etc. into revenue villages, etc.
  • Apart from this, the minimum support price of 67 species has been declared for the collection of minor forest produce found in the forest area and this year in Chhattisgarh. Through effective implementation of State Forest Rights Recognition, success has been achieved in collecting 73 percent of the country's minor forest produce.
  • According to the information received from the Forest and Climate Change Department, a total of 4306 Community Forest Resource Rights Recognition Certificates have been provided in the state. The state of Chhattisgarh is the first state in the country to provide recognition for the management of forest resource rights, where forest rights letters have been provided keeping in mind the protection of the rights of forest dwellers on a large scale.
  • Under this right, the Gram Sabha has been given the right to manage the recognized forest areas. The process of preparing a management plan for the management of the said forests is in progress, for which the stakeholders of about 2000 villages of 19 districts have to be integrated with the work plan by preparing a management plan and ensuring management.
  • In the management plan, all dimensions of management are proposed by conducting all types of surveys for the management of forests recognized as Community Forest Resource Rights. Here it is ensured that what kind of plantation or conservation work can be proposed for maximum benefit on each unit of forest land.
  • In about 700 villages of 19 districts of the state, a voluntary organization named Foundation for Ecological Security has been looking for possibilities for processing and increasing income resources and related training has been given.
  • Similarly, training has been imparted in 36 villages of 05 districts on various aspects of advanced techniques and processing of agriculture by the Pradan organization. Along with this, a plan is being prepared for mass planting of local species by integrating the provisions of the work plan in the management plan at vacant places.
  • Under the Community Forest Resources Rights Act, about 106 trainings have been organized in 24 districts of the state, in which a total of 5492 beneficiaries have benefited.

Uttarakhand Switch to Hindi

Sonali Ghosh of Uttarakhand became the 1st woman director of Kaziranga Park

Why is News?

According to information received from the media on September 2, 2023, Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Sonali Ghosh, resident of Dehradun, Uttarakhand, will be the first woman officer to take charge as Field Director of Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in Assam. have become

Key Points:

  • According to information, Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Sonali Ghosh took charge as Field Director of KNP on 1 September. With this, Sonali has become the first woman officer to take charge as the director of the 118-year-old KNP.
  • It is worth mentioning that the Assam government had already issued an order to appoint Sonali Ghosh as forest chief. The Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer took over the charge of the park from Jatindra Sharma, the current field director. Jatindra Sharma retired on 31 August.
  • Prior to becoming Director, Sonali Ghosh was serving as Chief Conservator of Forests, Research Education and Action Planning Division in the office of Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Head of Forest Force, Guwahati.


Uttarakhand Switch to Hindi

Chief Minister launched the logo and website of Global Investors Summit-2023

Why is News?

According to information received from the media on September 2, 2023, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami launched the logo and website of the proposed Global Investors Summit-2023 in the state in December.

Key Points:

  • During this, the Chief Minister said that the interests of entrepreneurs will be taken full care of in the Investors Summit. This Investors Summit is important for the entire state and all departments.
  • It is known that for this, a dialogue was held in Dehradun and talks were held with the industry group in Delhi on 21st August. There is interest in the industry regarding investment in Uttarakhand. Everyone in the industry group are brand ambassadors.
  • The Chief Minister said that people are ready for investment and new investors in the state. Industry groups are ready to expand the industry. There are 15 to 20 thousand such industries ready for investment in the state.
  • It is noteworthy that the Dhami government has set an investment target of Rs 2.5 lakh crore for the proposed Global Investors Summit in December. The round of meetings for the Investors Summit is continuing from Dehradun to Delhi.


Uttarakhand Switch to Hindi

17 Teachers of Uttarakhand will receive Shailesh Matiyani Educational Award

Why is News?

According to the information received from the media on September 1, 2023, 17 teachers of the state will be honored with the Shailesh Matiani State Educational Award by the Governor of Uttarakhand, Lt. Gen. Gurmeet Singh (Retd.) on Teachers' Day, including 10 for elementary education, 6 for secondary and Includes 1 teacher from the training institute.

Key Points:

  • It is noteworthy that according to Secondary Education Director Seema Jaunsari, the Shailesh Matiyani State Educational Award 2022 was announced by the department in February this year, but the teachers selected for these awards could not be rewarded.
  • Among these teachers in primary education, Asha Budakoti from Pauri district, Sanjay Kumar Kuksal from Uttarkashi, Usha Gaur from Dehradun, Sanjay Kumar from Haridwar, Uttam Singh Rana from Tehri, Ravish Chandra Panchauli from Champawat, Suresh Chandra Sati from Bageshwar, Ganga from Pithoragarh. Arya and Dr. Asha Bisht from Nainital will be honored.
  • In secondary education, Lokendrapal Singh from Uttarkashi, Sanjay Kumar from Dehradun, Damayanti Chand from Pithoragarh, Tribhuvan Chand from Bageshwar, Dr. Prabhakar Joshi from Almora, Nirmal Kumar from Udham Singh Nagar will be awarded.
  • Apart from this, Dr. Shailendra Singh Dhapola, spokesperson of District Education and Training Institute Bageshwar, will be honored from the training institute.


Uttarakhand Switch to Hindi

Tehri's Rajesh Bhandari became Deputy Chief of the Air Force

Why is News?

According to information received from the media on September 1, 2023, after the former CDS and former Army Chief, now Rajesh Bhandari, a resident of Tehri in Uttarakhand, has been made Deputy Chief of Air Force.

Key Points:

  • Rajesh Bhandari has been appointed as Assistant Chief of Air Staff at Air Force Headquarters in New Delhi.
  • It is known that Rajesh Bhandari received his education in Dehradun. He was a commissioned officer in the Air Force on December 15, 1990. He was then promoted to the rank of Air Commodore on February 1, 2022.
  • Before this, Air Marshal Vijaypal Singh Rana, resident of Nelda village in Pratap Nagar assembly constituency, had reached a high position in the Air Force. He was the first officer from Tehri and the second officer from Uttarakhand to reach the post of Advisor to the Air Chief Marshal.


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