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'Hamar Beti-Hamar Maan' Campaign
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On September 23, 2022, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel tweeted that the state government is going to launch an innovative campaign 'Hamar Beti-Hamar Maan' towards women's safety, especially for the safety of daughters, protection of their dignity, their convenience and providing them necessary services.
- Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel tweeted about this campaign and said that under the 'Hamar Beti-Hamar Maan' campaign, women officers and employees of the state police will go to schools and colleges in all the districts of the state and guide and communicate with daughters on their legal rights, good touch, bad touch, eve-teasing, sexual abuse, cyber crime, social media crime prevention and rights.
- Under the campaign, special women patrolling of police will be installed in girls' schools-colleges and prominent places with the presence of women and young women.
- A mobile number will also be issued for the 'Hamar Beti-Hamar Maan' helpline, on which daughters will be able to register their complaints, their problems, any abuse or crime against them, which will be dealt with on priority.
- It has also been decided by the state government that the investigation of women-related crimes will be done by women investigators on priority basis, as well as the responsibility of ensuring that the investigation of such crimes can be completed within the stipulated time and the challan can be presented. will be of IG range officials.
- Regarding the application to be launched for women's safety, schools and colleges will be told how it can be used. The Chief Minister said that it is expected that this campaign will prove to be a revolutionary step towards increasing women's safety and respect for women.
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Poshak Anaj Award,2022
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At the Poshak Anaj Award, 2022 organized by IIMR, Government of India in Hyderabad on September 23, 2022, Telangana Agriculture Minister S. Niranjan Reddy awarded and honoured Chhattisgarh as the best emerging state for promoting millet.
- On behalf of Chhattisgarh, this award was received by S.S. Bajaj, Special Managing Director of State Minor Forest Produce Association.
- The function also appreciated the pro-farmer policies of the Chhattisgarh government and efforts to promote cultivation of kodo, kutki and ragi in the state.
- It is noteworthy that according to the intention of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, the cultivation of Kodo, Kutki and Ragi is being specially promoted in Chhattisgarh. On the initiative of the Chief Minister, Kodo, Kutki and Ragi have been included in the 'Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana' and its producing farmers are also being given input assistance of Rs 9,000 per acre as an incentive.
- Chhattisgarh is the only state in the country where kodo, kutki and ragi are being purchased at support price and its value addition work is also being done. Kodo-Kutki was purchased at the support price of Rs 3000 per quintal and Ragi was purchased by Chhattisgarh State Minor Forest Produce Association at the rate of Rs 3377 per quintal.
- According to the intention of the Chief Minister, the cultivation of Kodo, Kutki and Ragi is being continuously expanded in the state, due to which the area under its cultivation in the state has increased from 69 thousand hectares to one lakh 88 thousand hectares.
- Keeping in view the promotion of millet cultivation, training to farmers, availability of high quality seeds and increase in productivity, 'Millet Mission' has also been started in the state from January 10, 2022. 14 districts of the state have also signed tripartite MoUs with IIMR Hyderabad under the Millet Mission with the efforts of Chhattisgarh State Minor Forest Produce Association.
- Under the Chhattisgarh Millet Mission, a target has also been set to double the productivity of millet from 4.5 quintals per acre to 9 quintals i.e.
- It is worth mentioning that under the Chhattisgarh Millet Mission, its cultivation is being encouraged through cluster approach in Kanker, Kondagaon, Bastar, Dantewada, Sukma, Kabirdham, Narayanpur, Jashpur, Bijapur, Rajnandgaon, Surajpur, Balrampur, Koriya and Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi districts.
- IIMR Hyderabad has supported the training of farmers along with better seeds, technology for millet cultivation in the state. Appointments of millet advisors are also being made in 14 selected districts of Chhattisgarh.
- Under the Millet Mission, 46 thousand quintals of kodo, 2800 quintals of kutki and 5811 quintals of ragi have also been procured at the support price in the state in the last season. The millet-based integrated plant in Kanker district is being set up by Avani Ayurveda Pvt Ltd at a cost of Rs 5.5 crore with a processing capacity of 5,000 metric tonnes. This will encourage millets and provide employment to local youth.
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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister's Trophy
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On September 23, 2022, Chhattisgarh Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Umesh Patel felicitated the winners of the B category Challengers category of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister's Trophy with Challengers Trophy and cheques in the chess competition held at Hotal Shagun Farm in capital Raipur.
- The competition, which has been going on for the last 5 days, was completed in nine cycles in which about 350 players from 20 states and 3 federations Nepal, Bangladesh, United States of America participated.
- Overwall winner in challengers category K.R.U. Arun (rating 1861) was point-8 and runner-up Shreyan Majumdar of Maharashtra (rating 1743) was point-8. West Bengal's Bishal Basak (rating 1716) was third with a point of 7.50.
- In the 1800 to 1400 rating, the winner was Mohammad Ryan of Bihar, the runner-up was Anas Nandan of Maharashtra and on the third place was Ajay Santosh Parthreddy of Uttar Pradesh. Similarly, in the 1400 to 0 ratings, the winner was Adhiraj Mitra of Jharkhand, the runner-up was R. Santosh of Tamil Nadu and on the third place was N. Rohit of Telangana.
- In the women's category, the winner was Dakshita Kumawat of Rajasthan, the runner-up was Sanskriti Wankhade of Maharashtra and Sneha Halder of West Bengal was third.
- Among those above 60 years of age, the winner is Dev Kantilal of Rajasthan, the runner-up is S.K. Singh of Madhya Pradesh. Rathore and R.K. Rathore of Rajasthan were third. Gupta stayed.
- In the best Chhattisgarh player category, the winner was Lavyajyoti Ratre, the runner-up Vivek Sahu and the third place was bagged by Rajnikant Bakshi.
- In the divyang category, Amit Deshpande was the winner, Madhukesh Ram was the runner-up and Mahesh Sudar was third.
- In the under-15 boys category, the winner was Dars Shetty of Maharashtra and the runner-up was Daksh Goyal of Delhi, while in the under-15 girls category, the winner was Kera Dagaria of Madhya Pradesh and the runner-up was Krishika Garg of Delhi.
- In the U-13 boys category, the winner was Nihal Swarn of Andhra Pradesh and the runner-up was Samyak of West Bengal. In the U-13 girls category, The winner was Sakshi Jain of Delhi and the runner-up was Shreyali Patnaik.
- In the U-11 boys category, the winner was Kola Bhavan of Andhra Pradesh and the runner-up was Apar Saxena of Karnataka. In the U-11 girls category, the winner was Prishita Gupta of Delhi and the runner-up was Nihara Kaul of Maharashtra.
- In the U-9 boys category, the winner was Vasireddy Arjun of Andhra Pradesh and the runner-up was P. Mithilesh. In the U-9 girls category, Ishika of Chhattisgarh and Arohi Mathur of Telangana were the runners-up.
- In the under-7 boys category, the winner was Parv Hakani of Maharashtra and the runner-up was Vivan Gupta of Chhattisgarh. In the under-7 girls category, the winner was Amya Agarwal of Telangana and the runner-up was Radhya of Madhya Pradesh.
- On this occasion, Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Umesh Patel said that Chhattisgarh is coming forward rapidly in the field of sports. The work of building better infrastructure in the state is going on at a rapid pace. Sports academies are being constructed in Chhattisgarh. For this, the cooperation of the industry is also being taken.
- He said that residential and non-residential sports academies are operating in Raipur and Bilaspur. More sports academies will be built further. The government plans to build an academy in every district for the sport that the people there are more interested in.
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