1.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   NGT orders closure of 8 units in Sitarganj   The National Green Tribunal has ordered closure of eight industrial units in Uttarakhand’s Sitarganj area after the Central Pollution Control Board found them violating pollution norms.   The tribunal Read More …

Water Resources of India

Water Resources Rainfall: With an average annual rainfall of 1,170 mm, India is one of the wettest countries in the world. At one extreme are areas like Cherrapunji, in the northeast, which is drenched each year with 11,000 mm of Read More …

Transport : Railways, Highways, Airways and Water ways and their role in regional development, etc.

Infrastructure Development- Dams, Roads, Rails (Including Airways and Ports) The availability of efficient infrastructure services is an important determinant of the pace of market development and output growth. Historically, the infrastructure sector has been one of the key drivers of Read More …

13.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State employees keenly watch cateogorisation process   The categorisation process of work places on the basis of accessibility is being keenly watched by thousands of employees of different departments of state government. After implementation of new transfer act, Read More …

09.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand dairy development organises special programme   On completion of one year of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttarakhand the State Dairy Development department of Uttarakhand would organise a special programme at parade ground on March 18. Read More …

13-12-2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Tourism circuit will improve lot of farmers: cs   The condition of farmers will be improved further and tourists will also be introduced to Uttarakhand’s tea by the linking of tea production schemes with the tourism circuit. The Read More …

Railway,Roades And Ports of India

Railway,Roades And Ports of India Impact on The Indian economy The Indian Railways contributes to India’s economic development, accounting for about one per cent of the GNP and the backbone of freight needs of the core sector. It accounts for Read More …

Miscellaneous Facts:

Miscellaneous Facts:   India’s GDP per Capita 622 (US $ PPP). It is 684 US $ for Pakistan.   The top 3 countries with external debt are Brazil (235 billion $), China (193 billion $) & Russia (175 billion $). Read More …

Commissions/Committees & Their Purpose

  Commissions/Committees & Their Purpose Arjun Sen Gupta   Public Sector Enterprise Autonomy Committee         Rangarajan Committee   Disinvestment of PSUs & Balance of Payments. Malhotra Committee   Insurance Sector & its regulation. Follow up led to Read More …

Four Modes of Services under GATT

  Four Modes of Services under GATT Mode 1 Cross border trade, which is defined as delivery of a service from the territory of one   country into the territory of other country; Mode 2 Consumption abroad – this mode Read More …