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Raipur: Forest Safety Gears, First Lithium Mine Discovered, Lok Sabha Elections, Unique Holi Celebrations, and Cricket Summer Camp

Raipur: Top News Stories
Stay informed with Raipur headlines. Here we bring to you what transpired that has significance to the city and its people. Read on to update yourself.
Vital Safety Gears For Forest Workers

Forest workers in Bilaspur received vital safety gear including solar smart sticks and hunter shoes to counter wild animal threats on March 22. Smart sticks, emitting shock upon contact, ensure personnel safety during forest duties. Torch and head torch provisions extend visibility up to 2.5 km, aiding patrols. Hunter shoes prevent insect bites, enabling uninhibited forest exploration. Integrated sirens in smart sticks add deterrent value. The initial rollout includes 2-3 sticks per range, with wider distribution planned. The Forest Department’s proactive approach emphasizes employee welfare and wildlife protection, enhancing overall security measures in forest environments.
India’s First Lithium Mine Set To Open In Korba
A groundbreaking moment awaits as India gears up to open its inaugural lithium mine in Korba district, Chhattisgarh, marking a historic milestone. Spanning 250 hectares around Ghuchapur village, this venture follows confirmation of lithium presence by the Geological Survey of India. Amidst fervent bidding from industry giants like Ola, Vedanta, and Adani Group, the Union Ministry of Mines kick-started the auction process. Anticipation swirls as the chosen bidder remains undisclosed. This endeavor promises not just economic prosperity but also significant employment opportunities, heralding a new era of development for Korba, Chhattisgarh, and the nation at large. The dawn of lithium mining signals a transformative journey toward growth and innovation.
Chief Electoral Officer Announces 10 Essentials
Chhattisgarh’s Chief Electoral Officer Reena Babasaheb Kangale revealed that the Election Commission of India has designated 10 essential services for the state in the run-up to the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. These services encompass Health, Electricity, Railway Transport, Posts, BSNL, All India Radio, Doordarshan, Chhattisgarh State Cooperative Milk Union Limited, accredited media personnel, and the Food Corporation of India. Notified personnel unable to reach polling stations on Election Day due to official duties are entitled to cast votes via postal ballots. Application submission deadline for Form 12D varies across constituencies, with Bastar’s set for March 25, Rajnandgaon, Kanker, and Mahasamund for April 2, and others for April 17, 2024.
Unique Holi Celebration At The Gau Shala of Kandsar  
For the past 18 years, the unique celebration of Holi at the Gau Shala of Kandsar, Gariaband has been fostering the traditions of the festival alongside a deep love for nature. This year’s festivities welcomed an unusual set of guests including ladybugs, bats, and Palas trees alongside the revered mother cows. The ceremony commenced with a Havan at Brahmamuhurta, with Purnahuti scheduled for the full moon day. Following a field visit by the mother cows, locals gathered at Kadsar Basti to warmly receive the guests. The occasion was marked by the Kalash Yatra and elaborate rituals, culminating in a joyous celebration late into the evening.
Cricket Summer Camp In Dhamtari From April 1
The Dhamtari District Cricket Association is set to host the Cricket Summer Camp from April 1st to May 31st at the PG College Cricket Stadium. Secretary Ajay Babar highlighted efforts since 2012 to promote deuce ball cricket in collaboration with the Chhattisgarh State Cricket Association, aided by local administration and PG College. The stadium boasts a turf wicket, a grassy field, and 5 practice pitches. Notably, senior women players from the state association will conduct training. The camp offers free deuce ball cricket and fitness training for all ages, with limited spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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