29-30.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Portals of Badrinath temple thrown open for devotees   The sacred portals of Badrinath temple in Chamoli were thrown open  amid chanting of Vedic hymns. The cry of ‘Jai Badri Vishal’ rented the air as the portals of the temple opened around 30 am.   With the opening of Badrinath, the annual pilgrimage to Char Dham … Read more 29-30.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

13.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State government all set to open 670 nyaya panchayats   Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that the State Government is on its way to develop 670 Nyaya Panchayats as growth centres and there is a need for dedicated people to run them successfully.   He also said that the armed forces veterans … Read more 13.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

23.01.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   India, Uttarakhand and the World Bank sign $120 million Loan Agreement   The Government of India, the Government of Uttarakhand and the World Bank Board signed a $120 million Loan Agreement which will help increase access to improved water supply services in peri-urban areas in the State of Uttarakhand.   The Uttarakhand Water Supply Program … Read more 23.01.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

28.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     Govt Increases Reservation For Specially-Abled Persons   The State Government has increased the reservation for specially abled in the State services, educational institutes, public sector undertakings and autonomous bodies.   The horizontal reservation for these candidates has been increased from three to four percent now.   It is worth mentioning here that … Read more 28.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

24.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   30% jump in applicants after Army eases height rule   The Indian Army’s decision to reduce the minimum height requirement for recruits from Himalayan states has resulted in a substantial increase in the number of aspirants applying to pre-recruitment training camps, with the figure shooting up by as much as 30% in Uttarakhand alone. The Army had … Read more 24.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

17.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   9 nine govt departments to set up climate change cell in respective sectors   In a major achievement for Forest department’s climate change section, nine government departments/sectors have agreed to set up climate change cell in their respective sectors whereby they would plan their future projects as per the guidelines of State Action … Read more 17.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

30.07.17 & 31.07.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   Direct benefit transfer facility to cover 125 social schemes   To ensure that genuine recipients are benefited and leakages in distribution of subsidies are plugged, the Uttarakhand government will soon extend the countrywide Aadhaar-enabled Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) facility to all the 125 social security schemes being run in the state.   Under … Read more 30.07.17 & 31.07.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

29.07.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   Focus on Uttarakhand in World Food Summit.   Uttarakhand will participate as the focus state in the World Food India Summit 2017. The three-day event will be held in New Delhi from November 3. More than 30 countries will participate in the event and Italy will be focus country. The summit will showcase India’s food and … Read more 29.07.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

28.07.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   CM tweets in Garhwali, asks people to use local dialects in conversation, social media.   To promote Garhwali and Kumaoni languages at the state and national level, the Uttarakhand government is making efforts to get them included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution, which gives it official recognition. Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has appealed to … Read more 28.07.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

27.07.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   In two years, Corbett, Rajaji national parks added 63 tigers The tiger count in Corbett National Park and Rajaji Tiger Reserve have increased noticeably from the last census in 2014-2015.   The Phase IV monitoring (2016-2017), conducted in two phases, spotted 45 new tigers in Corbett, taking the minimum number to 208, a … Read more 27.07.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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