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- On January 15, 2022, the Chhattisgarh State Government has decided to form Chhattisgarh Rozgar Mission headed by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel to create 12 to 15 lakh new employment opportunities in the state in the next five years.
- State Chief Secretary Amitabh Jain will be its Vice President and Principal Secretary Alok Shukla will be the Chief Executive Officer of the mission. Various senior officers including the Managing Director of the Minor Forest Produce Association will be its members.
- Other members of the mission will be Director Industries, Director Technical Education, Employment and Training, Director Fisheries, Managing Director Village Industries, Hand Crafts Development Board, Khadi Board, Managing Director State Rural Livelihood Mission, Chief Executive Officer Godhan Nyay Mission.
- Through the mission, coordination of the above new programs will be established with the skill development programs conducted in urban and rural areas. Also, the expertise of other institutes like IITs, Triple IT, IIMs, NITs located in the state will be leveraged to create new employment opportunities.
- In the last 3 years, many innovative programs have been started in the state with the objective of promoting employment in all the districts, which have created a large number of permanent employment opportunities and have improved the income and standard of living of the people.
- With the initiative of Chhattisgarh Herbals, effective implementation of programs like Godhan Nyay Mission, Tea-Coffee Board, giving agricultural status to pisciculture and lac production, rural industrial park, millet mission, etc., have unlimited potential to create new employment opportunities in the state.
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- On January 15, 2022, Chhattisgarh's Panchayat and Rural Development Minister TS Singhdev launched the e-Panchayat Chhattisgarh web portal prepared by the Panchayat Department. This portal is mainly designed to work on four modules.
- While launching the web portal, the Panchayat and Rural Development Minister said that e-Panchayat Chhattisgarh web portal would prove to be effective in making the state digitally empowered in the field of e-governance. With this the state will move in the direction of political-social empowerment. It will also help in achieving the objectives of Panchayati Raj.
- Significantly, there are more than 11,000 gram panchayats in Chhattisgarh. In such a situation, the e-Panchayat Chhattisgarh web portal prepared by the Panchayat Department will act as a platform for better implementation, evaluation, monitoring and training of state and central government schemes with transparency.
- Through this portal, four modules will be available for broadcasting of learning videos by the Panchayat Department, salary payment of Gram Panchayat Secretaries, survey and data revision, as well as compilation and maintenance of documents related to departmental orders, notifications and acts.
- Through the portal, the Human Resource Management System software of the Panchayat Department will pay the salaries of Panchayat Secretaries working in Gram Panchayats across the state online. The Learning Management System will broadcast the learning videos related to Panchayati Raj Institutions issued by the State and Central Government.
- Knowledge Management System for compilation of documents related to departmental orders, notifications and acts and survey module for compilation of basic information on first 100 points of Gram Sabha in Gram Panchayats has also been developed by the Directorate of Panchayats.
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- Recently, according to the information received from the officials of Markfed, Janjgir-Champa district is the topper in the state in the matter of depositing rice in CMR. A total of 1,01,277 MT rice has been deposited in the district under CMR in non-central-non state and FCI.
- According to the information, 285 rice millers have lifted paddy from procurement centers in Janjgir-Champa district. DO of 3,96,313 metric tonnes of paddy has been issued to these millers. Also, transport orders have been issued for 1,20,163 MT.
- In Janjgir-Champa district, 10515 MT in Non Central, 9375 MT in Non State, 80,785 MT in FCI, thus totaling 1,01,277 MT rice has been deposited.
- Similarly, Dhamtari district ranks second in terms of depositing rice in CMR. In Dhamtari district, 16,722 MT in Non Central, 15,868 MT in Non State and 49,414 MT in FCI, thus totaling 82 thousand 03 MT rice has been deposited.
- Raipur district ranks third in terms of depositing rice in CMR. In Raipur district, 2885 MT in Non Central, 2738 MT in Non State and 75373 MT in FCI, thus totaling 80,996 MT rice has been deposited.
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