First in Chhattisgarh

First in Chhattisgarh
First in Chhattisgarh
Polity and Administration
  1. First Governor of Chhattisgarh:    DN Sahay
  2. First Female Governor of Chhattisgarh:    Anandiben Patel
  3. First Speaker of Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha: Rajendra Prasad Shukla
  4. First Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh:    Ajit Jogi
  5. First Elected Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh:    Dr. Raman Singh
  6. First Acting Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court:    RS Garg
  7. First Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court:    WA Shashank
  8. First Vidhansabha Election in Chhattisgarh: 2003
  9. First Loksabha Election in Chhattisgarh: 2004
  10. First Woman in the Council of Minister of Chhattisgarh: Geeta Devi Singh
  11. First State Election Officer of Chhattisgarh: Ajay Kumar Singh
  12. First Chief Secretary of Chhattisgarh: Arun Kumar
  13. First Director General of Police in Chhattisgarh: SM Shukla
  14. First Lokayukta of Chhattisgarh: Justice Krishna Murari Aggarwal
  15. First Chairman of Chhattisgarh State Public Service Commission (CGPSC): Mohan Shukla
  16. First Chief Information Commissioner of Chhattisgarh: AK Vijayavargi
  17. First Female MP of Chhattisgarh: Minimata Agam Dass Guru

Education
  1. Oldest University of Chhattisgarh:    Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya (1956)
  2. First Agricultural University of Chhattisgarh:    Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (1987)
  3. First Law University of Chhattisgarh:    Hidayatullah National Law University (2003)
  4. First Technical University of Chhattisgarh:    Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University (2004)
  5. First Open Univeristy of Chhattisgarh:    Pandit Sunderlal Sharma Open University
  6. First Livelihood College in Chhattisgarh: Dantewada

History
  1. First Martyr from Chhattisgarh in the Great Revolt (1857): Veer Narayan Singh
  2. First Maratha Subedar of Chhattisgarh: Bimbaji Bhosle
  3. Oldest Temple of Chhattisgarh: Deorani-Jethani Temple, Bilaspur

Arts and Literature
  1. First Poet of Chhattisgarhi: Narsingh Das
  2. First Novel in Chhattisgarhi:    Hiru Ki Kahani by Bansidhar Pandey
  3. First Essay Collection in Chhattisgarhi:  Radi Bamhanin Ke Durdasha (1968)
  4. First Radio Station of Chhattisgarh: Raipur (1963)
  5. First Newspaper in Chhattisgarh: Chhattisgarh Mitra (1900)
  6. First Daily Newspaper of Chhattisgarh: Mahakaushal

Awardee
  1. First Padma Shree Awardee from Chhattisgarh: Mukutdhar Pandey
  2. First Female Padma Shree Awardee from Chhattisgarh: Teejan Bai
  3. First Padma Vibhushan Awardee from Chhattisgarh: Teejan Bai
  4. First Minimata Awardee: Binni Bai (2001)
  5. First Dr. Khoobchand Baghel Award Winner: Shrikant Goverdhan (2001)
  6. First Sunderlal Sharma Award Recepient: Vinod Kumar Shukl (2001)

Industry
  1. First Jungle Satyagraha: Sihava, Dhamtari (1922)
  2. First Cotton Industry in Chhattisgarh: Rajnandgaon (1892)
  3. First Sugar Mill of Chhattisgarh:    Ramhepur (Bhoremdev Sugar Mill)
  4. First Jute Mill in Chhattisgarh: Raigarh (1935)
  5. First Cement Factory in Chhattisgarh: Jamul Cement Factory

Misc
  1. First Kisan Vikas Kendra (KVK) in Chhattisgarh: KVK Bilaspur (1984)
  2. First Bio-reserve Park of Chhattisgarh/India/Asia: Kanker
  3. First Suspension Bridge of Chhattisgarh:    Laxman Jhula (Raipur)
  4. First Female Olympian From Chhattisgarh: Renuka Yadav
  5. First Kisan Shopping Mall in Chhattisgarh: Rajnandgaon