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Molestation accused in Chhattisgarh will no longer get government jobs

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 17-01-2024
Molestation accused in Chhattisgarh will no longer get government jobs Chhattisgarh 5 min read

Chhattisgarh state administration took a decision on 11 September 2023 that those accused of molestation and rape of girls and women in the state will not be given government jobs in the state.

After the announcement by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel in this regard, an order has now been issued by the General Administration Department.

Chhattisgarh administration issued order:

  • According to the order issued by the General Administration Department, sections 354, 376, 376A, 376B, 376C, 376D, 509, 493, 496 and 498 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 and Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO Act), 2012. Action will be taken under.

Strict action instructions:

  • Under the POCSO Act, cases against whom cases are registered will be banned from appointment to government services or posts till the final decision of the case. If this order is not followed then strict action will be taken.
  • In this context, instructions have been issued by the Administration Department to all departments, Revenue Board chairpersons, department heads, divisional commissioners and collectors.

Announcement of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel:

  • In the main function of Independence Day on August 15, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had announced to ban those accused of molestation, rape etc. of girls and women from government jobs.
  • During this, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel's announcement had said that maintaining the safety, respect and identity of women is the top priority of the state.

Abhivyakti App:

  • Keeping in mind the safety of women in Chhattisgarh, ‘Abhivyakti App’ has also been launched by the Chhattisgarh Police Department, which has more than one lakh 85 thousand registered users.
  • Apart from this, CCTV cameras have also been installed in public places and sensitive areas for women's safety and to control crimes.
  • To prevent sexual exploitation of employed women, an internal complaint committee has been constituted in each unit.
  • Along with this, to ensure the safety of girls and women, women police patrolling teams also conduct regular patrolling at schools, colleges and sensitive places.


  • Established: November 1, 2000
  • Capital: Raipur
  • First Rajpal: Dinesh Nandan Sahay
  • First Chief Minister: Ajit Jogi
  • Current Rajpal: Biswa Bhushan Harichandan
  • Current Chief Minister: Bhupesh Baghel
  • Chhattisgarh state was formed on November 1, 2000 by separating 16 Chhattisgarhi speaking districts from Madhya Pradesh.
  • It is the 10th largest state of India (area of 135,190 sq km).
  • It is an important center for the production of steel and electric power in India, producing about 15% of the total steel produced in India.
  • Due to the production of rice, it is also known as 'Rice Bowl'.


  • Some of the major tribes of this state are Miriam, Baiga, Kamar, Halba, Gond, Bhumja, Kawar etc.

Mineral Resources:

  • Chhattisgarh is the main producer of minerals like coal, iron ore and dolomite. Apart from this, adequate reserves of bauxite, limestone and quartzite are available here. 
  • This state has 35.4% of India's tin ore reserves.
  • This is the only state in India where tin concentrates are produced.


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