Role of a Citizen in Infrastructure Development

Infrastructure Development – Need of the hour         In 2015, I came to Chhattisgarh’s small city Jangir Champa.It is famous worldwide for it’s Kosa Silk. My parents stay here. The city has two to three big thermal power plants which cater to the electricity needs of the state as well as the country.  […]

Collector Ritu Sain turned a stinking Chattisgarh into the cleanest small city

Ritu Sain, a 2003-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, can’t forget the first sight that greeted her when she entered Ambikapur city, in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh, in February 2014. “There was a big signpost welcoming people to the municipal corporation of Ambikapur, and bang opposite that was a huge open dumping yard. The stink […]

Beyond Duty: IAS Officer Admits Prison Inmate’s Daughter in International School

Sanjay Kumar Alang, the District Collector of Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, was doing the annual inspection of the city’s Central Jail. While he was checking and discussing the personal details of the inmates, their concerns, and how well the police officers are maintaining the jail, he came across a scene that took him by surprise. A young […]