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DMs responsible for paddy procurement: UP CM

Lucknow ,Oct 20(UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Tuesday that the government is committed to procuring all the paddy produce from the farmers at the minimum support price.

He has directed all the District Magistrates to carry out the process smoothly and ensure that the farmers do not face any problems at the purchase centres.
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Traffic to dozens of far-flung, remote areas remain suspended in north Kashmir

Traffic to dozens of far-flung, remote areas remain suspended in north Kashmir

24 Nov 2020 | 11:28 AM

Srinagar, Nov 24 (UNI) Traffic to dozens of far-flung and remote villages, including border towns of Keran, Karnah, Tanghdar and Machil, remained suspended for the second successive day on Tuesday due to slippery road conditions following accumulation of fresh snow.

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Advance with extreme caution: MP CM

24 Nov 2020 | 3:23 AM

Bhopal, Nov 23 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan emphasised on Monday that all precautions must be taken against the novel coronavirus but at the same time it should be borne in mind that the economy is not adversely affected.
“The public should be motivated to adopt self-discipline,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying at Mantralaya while presiding over a meeting related to revenue collection.

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MP CM directly checks status of schemes

24 Nov 2020 | 2:00 AM

Bhopal, Nov 23 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will visit cities and villages to review status of implementation of public welfare schemes, it was officially learnt.
On Monday, the senior politician visited various areas of the state capital and took stock of construction work and facilities being provided to the populace. The veteran leader directed his officers to ensure timely completion of projects and warned of punitive action against those involved in inconsistencies.

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MP CM’s focus on empowering women

24 Nov 2020 | 1:23 AM

Bhopal, Nov 23 (UNI) Reiterating that women’s empowerment is the Madhya Pradesh dispensation’s foremost priority, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan underlined on Monday that his government is extending bank credit at 4 per cent interest and the remainder is being borne by the regime.
“This year; Rs 1,400 crore are being provided to our sisters and daughters for economic activities. Simultaneously, it has been decided that products of women self-help groups will be an aspect of government purchase. Items manufactured by them shall be marketed at malls,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying while electronically transferring Rs 150 cr from Mantralaya.

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Quake rescue preps in MP

23 Nov 2020 | 11:49 PM

Bhopal, Nov 23 (UNI) Tremors were recently experienced in some Madhya Pradesh’s districts – including Seoni, Balaghat, Barwani, Alirajpur, Chhindwara, Mandla, etc – with the highest intensity being 4.3 Richter in Seoni and its epicentre was just beneath that town.
“The state comes within zones two and three, which are not high-risk categories. All rescue and relief arrangements have been put in place in areas concerned. Citizens should exercise patience and there is absolutely no need to harbour even a vestige of trepidation,” Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was officially quoted as saying on Monday while chairing a disaster management meeting at Mantralaya.

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