Chhattisgarh Current Affairs Part 1
Who/ what is the Black Panther?
Chhattisgarh to get specialized combat unit “BLACK PANTHER”
★ Who made the announcement??? Announcement made by Union Home
★ What is black panther?????? It is a specialized ANTI Naxal combat force
★ Outcome of the move??
What is the Bastariya Battalion?
CRPF raises BASTARIYA BATTALION to combat
★ Who commissioned the Bastariya Battalion?- CRPF
★ In which district?- Bastar district of Chhattisgarh
★ What is the reason?- to improve the combat capabilities in Bastar (Bastar is
★ What is the Bastariya Battalion?
★ From which all regions the candidates are selected?- Bijapur, Dantewada,
Chhattisgarh CM launched the VIKAS YATRA
★ When was the Vikas Yatra launched? 12th May, 2018
★ From which district? Dantewada district
★ What was the aim of the yatra?- spreading awareness about the development
the state had witnessed during the tenure of the BJP government
★ What all is included within the scope of this yatra?
○ Distribution of free pesticides
○ Distribute smartphones
Chhattisgarh government to distribute FREE
smartphones to over 50 lakh people
★ How many people will be benefited? 50 lakh (40 + 5+ 5)
★ When will the distribution of smart phones commence? During the Vikas Yatra
Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh, MoS railways Ranjan Gohain flag off ANTYODAYA Express
★ Where did Antyodaya Express began its services from? Raipur
★ What are some of its features? Fully unreserved, well equipped weekly train
C’garh: Bhalupani village gets electricity for first time, district admin
installed solar panels.
What is the Kachra Mahotsav?
India’s 1st Garbage Festival was organized in Chhattisgarh
★ Kachra Mahotsav 2018
★ Dates? 19th to 21st January, 2018
★ Organized by? Raipur Municipal corporation
★ Aim of the Mahotsav? Increase awareness pertaining to utilizing ostensible
waste/ garbage in a creative manner
Chhattisgarh bags ‘Water Digest Award’ for best water
conservation and irrigation facility
Chhattisgarh HC modifies order that
made Aadhaar mandatory for bail
The Chhattisgarh HC had passed an order that while
observing the bail and surety papers, the trial court
should obtain the Aadhaar card to curb the submission
of forged documents.
First ever “Van Dhan Vikas Kendra” to
come up at Bijapur, Chhattisgarh
The Union Ministry of Tribal affairs has approved
establishment of the first multipurpose Van Dhan
Vikas Kendra in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh for value addition of Forest Produce
About Van Dhan Vikas Kendra:
★ It will be an important part of Central Government’s scheme of mechanism for
marketing of Minor Forest Produce (MFP) through MSP (minimum support
price) and development of value chain for MFP
★ This scheme is for socio economic development of tribals living in forests, (for
whom collecting MFP (minor forest produce) is a major source of livelihood
Chhattisgarh’s first governor D. N. Sahay passes away
★ Dinesh Nandan Sahay – Chhattisgarh’s first governor passed away in
★ He was the first governor of Chhattisgarh during 2000-2003
Chhattisgarh awarded the “state of the year”
Award won under the BUSINESS LEADER category at the IBLA .