Farmers should have courage in this hour of crisis: CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that farmers should not lose heart and keep their morale high in this hour of crisis. State government will provide every possible assistance apart form full compensation. Shri Chouhan visited hailstorm-affected areas of Narsinghpur district today. Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister Shri Gaurishankar Bisen accompanied the Chief Minister. The Chief Minister urged farmers to cooperate with government to overcome this calamity and do not lose courage. He advised them not to take any extreme step driven by emotions that mightRead More

Need to conserve indigenous knowledge about water: CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has stressed the need to preserve old water structures apart from constructing new ones. Indigenous knowledge about water needs to be preserved. Common people should be associated with water structures’ preservation. Shri Chouhan was addressing inaugural session of international conference under Jheel Mahotsav here today. The Chief Minister said that society should stand shoulder-by-shoulder with government to preserve lakes, stepwells and wells. Creation of new water structures is also necessary apart from conserving old ones. Directives have been given to remove encroachments fromRead More

It’s possible to attain God through Karma Yog: CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan participated in Ekadash Kundatmak Shri Sitaram Mahayagya and Ramcharit Manas Sammelan at Siyagahan in Sehore district and wished for state’s development and happiness and prosperity for people. After performing worship, the Chief Minister also sought blessings of seers. Shri Chouhan told devotees that there are ways including devotion, knowledge and Karma for attaining God. A person can also attain God through Karma Yog by discharging his duties with complete dedication and commitment. He said that no stone will be left unturned to ensureRead More

Madhya Pradesh should become example of PPP Mode for country

Bhopal: PPP Mode will be adopted on state government’s conditions to provide quality facilities to common people in the larger interests of Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that this experiment can give direction not only to Madhya Pradesh but also entire country. Shri Chouhan directed all departments with possibility of undertaking projects under PPP mode to chalk out practical and useful proposals after due consideration. The Chief Minister was addressing a workshop on “Accelerating Inclusive Growth in Madhya Pradesh Through PPP” at Mantralaya here today.Read More

Krishi Karman Award dedicated to state’s farmers

Bhopal: Farmers and workers accorded a rousing welcome to Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan on his return at Bhopal State Hangar after receiving National Krishi Karman Award here today. Shri Chouhan said that this award is dedicated to state’s hard working farmers. The prestigious Krishi Karman Award was conferred by President Shri Pranab Mukherjee at a function in New Delhi on Monday to Madhya Pradesh for maximum contribution in food grains production. Madhya Pradesh is the first state to receive this award consecutively for second time in food grainsRead More

Madhya Pradesh gets Krishi Karman Award second time

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh has emerged as Grain Bowl of the India contributing immensely to India’s granary with steady and excellent growth in food grain production. President Dr. Pranab Mukherjee presented the prestigious Krishi Karman Award to the Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan at a grand award ceremony at Vigyan Bhavan here today. Madhya Pradesh is the only state to have won the Krishi Karman Award in the total food grain production category consecutively for second time since the institution of Award in 2010-11. The Award carries a trophy, aRead More

CM to receive “Krishi Karman Award” in New Delhi today

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan will receive Krishi Karman Award being conferred by Government of India to Madhya Pradesh for second time in New Delhi on February 10, 2014. The award is being given to Madhya Pradesh for consecutively second year for policy-related efforts for excellent implementation of farmers’ schemes apart from evaluation of states’ agriculture production. President Shri Pranab Mukherjee will confer the award. It is noteworthy that a well planned strategy is being implemented in Madhya Pradesh for increasing production and productivity of crops. For this,Read More

Every minute in 5 years to be utilised for development works: CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that he would devote every minute of his five-year term to development works by changing definition of politics. Shri Chouhan was addressing an “Aao Banayen Apna Madhya Pradesh” convention at Shajapur today. He said that real ruler in democracy is not Chief Minister, but people. Shri Chouhan said that development schemes will be chalked out with common people’s participation and not behind the closed doors. He said that food processing units will be set up in Shajapur district to make agricultureRead More

District development plans to be chalked out through discussions with people: CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that districts’ development plans will be chalked out through discussions with people. He directed that through interaction with farmers knowing ground realities, priorities for development should be fixed and schemes be sent from district level. The schemes will be implemented in consultation with experts. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was addressing an “Aao Banayen Apna Madhya Pradesh” convention at Mandla today. On the occasion, he inaugurated and laid foundation stones for various development works costing over Rs. 59 crore 15 lakh. HeRead More

Security arrangements for night-shift woman workers strengthened

Bhopal: The state government has issued orders regarding strengthening of security arrangements for woman workers during night shifts in state’s information technology units. This point was included in top priorities of 100-day action plan of the Labour Department. The order directs to ensure regular inspection of all information technology units in the state where women are working in night shifts. Legal action will be taken if complaints regarding misconduct with woman workers or failure to comply with rules are received or their violation is found in any such units. TheRead More