Foundation laid for projects worth Rs 428cr in Chaibasa

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday laid the foundation for various projects worth Rs 428 crore in Chaibasa, the district headquarter of mineral-rich West Singhbhum.

While Rs 380 crore would be spent on eight water projects to provide drinking water in the rural belt of the district, the remaining amount would be spent on road construction in rural areas.


Regretting that the people of Chaibasa were forced to drink unsafe water even 70 years after independence, the chief minister said he had promised to provide drinking water through pipelines in each villages of the district.

The foundation of water projects was a step in this direction, he said adding that economy of the rural pockets would improve if the infrastructure including road and electricity was improved.

Director of District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Amit Kumar said the government has set a target to provide piped drinking water to all the villages of the district by 2022.

The chief minister assured to provide electricity in each villages of the state by December 2018.

The Detail Project Report of a proposed medical college in Chaibasa was ready and tender would be floated soon to ensure that the work of the 500-bed medical college-cum-hospital start in a month or two, he said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation of two medical college and hospital including the one in Koderma during his visit to the state last month.

Besides, the government has also decided to establish a school in Khuntipani block of West Singhbhum district on the lines of famous Netarhat school of Latehar district.

Prior to the foundation stone laying ceremony, Das also inaugurated a “Jubilee Park” surrounding a lake, which was renovated and developed by Tata Steel for Rs 10 crore in the township.

Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Das hailed Tata Steels role in making a difference to the lives of people living in and around its operational areas.

Referring to the new projects, Das said a majority of them will be on water and road construction worth Rs 427.92 crore which was being spent from the District Mineral Fund.

“During my first visit to Chaibasa after becoming the chief minister of the state, I had promised the people here to change the face and fate of the township and the inauguration of the park was fulfilment of my commitment,” Das said.

Global Agri Food Summit in Chaibasa

For the successful organizing of the Global Agri Food Summit 2018 to be held on November 29 and 30, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of District Industries General Manager, Shanbhushan. For the successful conduct of the summit, meeting of the Chamber of Commerce Industry, association, food processing, and meeting with the entrepreneur. The people of the agriculture and allied departments told that before the program road shows will be organized in the district. The provisions made by the State Government related to food processing by the General Manager were stated in the provisions of Jharkhand Food Processing 2018. District District Officer Rajendra Kishore, Project Director Spirit Pankaj Kumar, District Garden Officer Santosh Lakra and others were present.

Source :- Jagran

Indian Crafts Festival Fair in Chaibasa

The Indian Crafts Trade Fair is organized by the Gujarati society Handicraft and Handloom Development Institute from October 5 to 21 in the local Gandhi Maidan. Mainly the Kutch sheets, Delhi’s Crockery, Banarasi suits and saris, Kantha works of Bengal, Gujarati suits and sheets, floral suits and churnis of Punjab, bamboo made of Assam, furniture of Saharanpur, Khadi village industries Other accessories including textiles and ayurvedic medicines, state-of-the-art cleaning equipment, and dockra art of Jharkhand is available.
Apart from Stalls, various activities are also organised.

Jail Break Conspiracy Case in Chaibasa

BJP District President of Scheduled Caste in Chaibasa Ramashankar Pandey, along with three other persons, has been arrested allegedly for hatching a conspiracy for executing a jailbreak to free some dreaded Maoists from Chaibasa division jail.
Police said that the three other arrested persons – Vijay Khalkho, Chamu Munda and Juel Horo were the security guards who were currently deputed in Chaibasa Division Jail.
“On a tip-off that Sandeep Soren along with other inmates lodged in the jail have been planning for a jailbreak with the help of some policemen deputed in the jail, Ramashankar Pandey and three other persons were arrested on Monday,” said Chaibasa SP Kranti Kumar Gadhdesi.
Pandey, who had been managing finances of Sandeep Soren, had already paid Rs 4 lakh to Khalko for executing jailbreak sometime during Dusshera, he added. The SP said that the other hardcore Maoists who were also to be released during the jailbreak include Rajesh Santhali, Rameshwar Kunkal, Markendeya Singh Kutia, Dev Kumar Biruli and Nalla Bhikshapati.
Though the Police had suspected the jailbreak a fortnight ago, it had been waiting for some more evidence to support the case, he added.
“There was plan to jump the prison wall taking help of ropes or by triggering a bomb blast in the court campus or on their way to the court,” said the SP.
Intensive recce inside and outside the jail, as well as the court campus, was being done by their supporters to execute their plan to free wanted Maoists, he added. During interrogation, it was disclosed that the deal was finalized in Rs 10 lakh, with an advance payment of Rs 4 lakh.
Remarkably, Sandeep Soren, Dhiren Da alias Uttam Da alias Girish Da alias Narayan Mahato, Raghunath Hembram alias Birsen alias Nirbhay ji had also escaped from the same on January 27, 2011 following a jailbreak.
Interestingly, Vijay Khlalho was also deputed there when incidents of jailbreak had taken place at Chaibasa Jail in 2011 and 2014. The SP said that the three security guards in connivance with the jailed Maoists had planned for the jailbreak.

Source :- News India Express

Mahatma Gandhi Came to Chaibasa in 1925.

The point is 1925. When the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi had stepped into Kolhana’s land Chaibasa to get freedom for the country. He participated in a program at the Congress Bhawan in Chaibasa. After that Gandhi had spent some time reaching Chaibasa Gaushala. He praised Gaaushala very much. Gaushala’s co-secretary Radheshyam Agrawal said that Chaibasa Gaushala was established in 1901. At that time, the founder of Gaushala, Self. The barasi slave was in the middle. In the remote hilly area of ​​the city, the village was built with a resolution to protect the cow-mother. He had won the minds of people from his work. Mahatma Gandhi had reached Gaushala after receiving this information. Gandhiji was so glad to see Gaushala that he was saying that he was doing a very good job while patting the back of the slave. The service of the cow is a big service, as well as looking at the better Gaushala than he had listened to. Never cease cow’s body after death of cow. Bury it with respect and put salt on top, so that the animal’s body can not be eaten by the animal. During this time when Gandhiji was given to sit in the bed, he did not sit in it. In the land were sitting on mat made of date leaves. As he sat, he had said that it is a place of virtue. After that, he was given milk in the tea made from clay hand grips and milk from cow’s cow. Even Gandhiji had said that milk is similar to nectar. The country needs it very much. After this, Mahatma Gandhi had also touched the cows of Gaushala near the love. During this Gandhiji wrote his good message in Gaushal’s diary and signed his signature.

Source:-  Jagran

19 kilometer bypass will be built at Chaibasa costing Rs 219 crore

With the increase in the number of vehicles in the district the common people are facing difficulties in commuting. Because of this, many such incidents like road accidents also take place. At the same time, the presence of VIP people is also very significant in the Chaibasa district, in the Kolhan Regional West. On the other hand, the government also earns a huge revenue from this district. Looking at all these cases, it is imperative to change the existing roads of the district. On Thursday(25th Sept), a meeting was held in the chairmanship of Vijay Kumar Sinha, Commissioner of Coalition. There were discussions about several roads and link roads in the meeting. In the past, survey was conducted in 2008 to build a bypass road from Udaipur road, from Chibasa Ulihatatu (HP Gas Center Road) and the road constructed by Bihar Pathari Vikas Project related to this road. To start the process of bypass in the city again, Vijay Kumar, the Commissioner of the Colony Division, prepared a strategy to make the bypass by meeting with the Deputy Commissioner Arwa Rajkamal and the NH officials. The commissioner said that bypassing 19 kilometers of cost of 219 crore, the bypass would be prepared to leave the city. Land acquisition will also be done by the administration soon. Bypassing 12 villages, this bypass will come out of the city. This will end the traffic problem in the city.

Source :- Jagran