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MP govt. to launch Hindu priesthood diploma course Purohityam – religion no bar

The Madhya Pradesh Government-run Maharshi Patanjali Sanskrit Sansthan plans to launch one year diploma course from July 2017 known as “Diploma in Purohityam “ for teaching priesthood.

Madhya Pradesh government DMRC to ink pact to supply power from Rewa Project Power Purchase agreement (PPA) has signed between Delhi Metro Railways

Corporation (DMRC) & Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company (MPPMC) with Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited, the implementing agency for the ‘world’s largest single site solar power project’, the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power Project (UMSPP, 750MW) in Bhopal on April 17,2017 by Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines.

  • Rewa UMSPP had achieved historic results with a record low first year tariff of Rs 2.97 per unit of electricity and a levelised tariff of Rs3.30 over the term of 25

 

Madhya Pradesh bans plastic/polythene bag from May 1

The Madhya Pradesh government has planned to ban Plastic and Polythene bag from 1st of May. It has been done because of the numbers of cow death across the state.

 

Bhopal to have India’s first privately run Railway station

For the first time in Indian Railway’s history Habibganj station in Bhopal has been handed over to Private firm to be operated by it.

Key Points:

  1. The station building will be developed in line with airport terminals but trains at the station will be run by the
  2. During 2016-2017 Rs 10,181 crore was earned by Indian railways which Indian railway want to increase to Rs 14000 crore to this fiscal

 

Deendayal Rasoi Yojana launched in 49 districts of MP

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has launched subsidized meal scheme at Rs.5 in Gwalior. This scheme helps people to get economical nutritious and good quality food under the Deendayal Rasoi Yojana at cheaper rates. It is launched in 49 districts across the state.

  1. The scheme includes 49 districts in first phase. Under this scheme the poor people will get four chapattis, one vegetable curry and dal everyday between 11 am to 3
  2. Breakfast will be served at Rs 5 and lunch will be served at Rs.8. All these arrangements will be done by Level Coordination And Monitoring Commiittee in which they will monitor all aspects of scheme and at least 2000 people will serve every
  • The budget of this scheme is Rs 10 crore and it will be funded by Corporate Sector Under Corporate Social

    MP E-Nagarpalika APP launched by Madhya Pradesh to provide Municipal Services Online

    The Madhya Pradesh government has launched mobile application MP e-Nagarpalika to provide various municipal services online. The App was launched by Chief Minister of Madhya

    Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

    ♦The mobile app is the part of Rs 225-crore e-nagarpalika project, under which all municipal services would be made available online on a unified web platform.India opens small arms manufacturing unit in MP in a joint venture with Israel Punj Lloyd Ltd and JV partner Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) has inaugurated the country’s first private sector small arms manufacturing plant at Malanpur in adhya Pradesh.

    i.   It aims to manufacture small arms in the plant for the Indian defence forces and also for exports.

    ii.   It is the first time to get its own ‘Made in India’ small arms.

    iii.   Total cost of this programme is Rs 200 crore for fabrication and assembly facility for defence systems, primarily for small arms.

     

    PM Modi launches Narmada Seva Mission in Madhya Pradesh

    On May 15, 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched ‘Narmada Seva Mission’, which enlists steps to be taken for the conservation of the Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh. PM Modi launched this mission document at the concluding ceremony of the ‘Namami Devi Narmade Sewa Yatra’ at Amarkantak in Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh. Amarkantak is the origin place of River Narmada.

    About ‘Namami Devi Narmade Sewa Yatra’:

     

    ‘Namami Devi Narmade Sewa Yatra’, an awareness campaign for conservation of River Narmada was launched by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on December 11, 2016 from Amarkantak.

    ·         A core team of 50 sevaks covered a distance of 1831 km on the southern bank of the river and 1513 km on the northern bank passing through nearly 1100 villages and towns. Various public functions and events were organised along the course of the yatra for involving masses in this conservation campaign.

    ·         Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and spiritual leader Dalai Lama extended support to this campaign.

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Madhya Pradesh govt announces indefinite ban on sand mining in Narmada river

The Madhya Pradesh government has announced a total ban on sand mining in Narmada River.

i.  The river flows through 18 districts in Madhya Pradesh and the ban will be effective in all 18 districts.

ii.   The state government has also imposed a complete ban on use of all kinds of machines for mining from the remaining rivers in the state.

 

MP first to switch to Jan-Dec fiscal year

Madhya Pradesh became the first state in India to switch to the January-December financial year from existing April-March cycle.

i.  It will break a 150-year old tradition of adopting the financial year from April to March.

ii.   This practice of April-March financial year was adopted by the British Government in 1867.

iii.   Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan decided to shift the financial year to January- December.

 

Indore is India’s cleanest city, UP’s Gonda dirtiest: Swachh Bharat survey

On May 4, 2017 Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu released 3rd edition of the Swachh Survekshan which ranked 434 Indian cities on various cleanliness parameters. Indore in Madhya Pradesh emerged as the cleanest city and Gonda in Uttar Pradesh ranked at the bottom as the dirtiest city.Data for compiling the rankings were provided by municipal corporations and independent assessors. Quality Council of India deployed 421 assessors for on the spot assessment of 17,500 locations in 434 cities and towns.

 

Top 10 Clean Cities – Swachh Survekshan 2017:

Top 10 Clean Cities – Swachh Survekshan 2017:

Rank

Cities

1st

Indore – Madhya Pradesh

2nd

Bhopal – Madhya Pradesh

3rd

Visakhapatnam – Andhra Pradesh

4th

Surat – Gujarat

5th

Mysuru – Karnataka

6th

Tiruchirapally – Tamil Nadu

7th

NDMC – Delhi

8th

Navi Mumbai – Maharashtra

9th

Tirupathi – Andhra Pradesh

10th

Vadodara – Gujarat

 

 

 

 

 

Bottom 10 Cities – Swachh Survekshan 2017:

Rank

Cities

434th

Gonda – Uttar Pradesh

433rd

Bhusawal – Maharashtra

432nd

Bagaha – Bihar

431st

Hardoi – Uttar Pradesh

430th

Katihar – Bihar

429th

Bahraich – Uttar Pradesh

428th

Muktsar – Punjab

427th

Abohar – Punjab

426th

Shahjahanpur – Uttar Pradesh

425th

Khurja – Uttar Pradesh