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MP CM stresses on wildlife tourism

Bhopal, Jan 4 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh is rich in both flora and fauna, Chief Minister Kamal Nath underlined on Saturday and emphasised that wildlife, nature and tourism are educational.
“It is a responsible activity that requires to be promoted with sensitivity and special attention should be paid to touristry potential,” he was officially quoted as saying at the state capital’s Minto Hall while dedicating to the public a safari film produced by Suyash Keshari.
Madhya Pradesh boasts the status of Tiger State, Mr Nath pointed out, adding that the asset must be properly utilised for the state’s prosperity and in people’s interest.

“Through this, we can create a better profile of Madhya Pradesh which will attract both domestic and foreign tourists,” he observed.
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MP CM meets Union ministers to chart out development roadmap

07 Jul 2020 | 2:40 AM

Bhopal, July 6 (UNI) In the course of a two-day visit to the national capital, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had marathon meetings with central leaders and apprised them of endeavours undertaken to scotch COVID-19 on top priority, discussed issues such as wheat procurement, solar project execution, granting of Geographical Indication tag for basmati rice, wheat procured last year to be taken in central pool, issuance of five permits for oil and natural gas exploration plus release of additional urea, it was officially learnt.
Mr Chouhan has been having seamless dialogue with Premier Narendra Modi through videoconferencing. As a direct consequence, the plan process – in terms of allocation of funds and schemes for the state – is likely to witness acceleration.

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MP asks for more urea from Centre

07 Jul 2020 | 1:59 AM

Bhopal, July 6 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday requested Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister DV Sadananda Gowda for immediate additional allocation of 5.75 lakh metric tonnes urea, official sources said.
During the interaction in the national capital, the visiting politician averred, “The requirement break-up is 1.5 lakh MT for July and the remainder for August plus September.”

The central leader assured enhancement of carbamide quota and also consented to increasing rake points.

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MP CM urges Centre for permits

07 Jul 2020 | 1:17 AM

Bhopal, July 6 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was in a meeting on Monday with Steel, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at the latter’s New Delhi abode, it was officially learnt.
“The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited applied for exploration permits in my state and every formality in this regard has been completed by our Mineral Resources Department. I urge you to grant five licenses in this context,” the visiting stalwart averred.

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MP CM raises GI issue

07 Jul 2020 | 12:49 AM

Bhopal, July 6 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday met Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Narendra Singh Tomar at the latter’s office in New Delhi and requested his intervention vis-à-vis obtaining the Geographical Indication tag for the state’s basmati rice.
The visiting leader informed the central minister that such crop is produced by approximately 80,000 cultivators and – keeping in view the quality of yield – it would be appropriate to grant the label in peasants’ interest, an official release said.

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Prof Sanjeev Sharma dies of cardiac arrest

07 Jul 2020 | 12:10 AM

Shimla, Jul 6 (UNI) Professor and Head Of Radiology Department of Indra Gandhi Medical College Hospital Shimla died after cardiac arrest in the hospital here on Monday, a senior officer of IGMC Shimla said.

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