31.07.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Tiger population rises to 442 in Uttarakhand   The number of tigers in Uttarakhand has increased to 442 as revealed in the report on Status of Tigers in India-2018 released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital.   The State has show a consistent rise in the tiger population since the … Read more

30.07.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Cheap pulses in ration shops of U’khand now   In a major decision, the Uttarakhand cabinet approved the proposal to provide pulses at low prices in the Public Distribution System (PDS) shops. As per the decision, two kilogrammes of pulses per ration card per month would be provided in the PDS shops.   … Read more

28-29.07.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Himalayan States sign Mussoorie resolution   Facilitating development in the Himalayan States is one of the priorities of the Government of India.  However, special efforts will be needed to mitigate migration from the border areas, in which Panchayati Raj institutions can play an important role.   The Mussoorie Resolution signed by the Himalayan … Read more

27.07.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Himalayan States seek ‘green bonus’, separate Ministry   Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that the Himalayan states had prepared a common agenda and submitted it to the Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the Conclave of the Himalayan States. Among other issues, they have raised the demand for green bonus and a … Read more

25.07.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Govt schools in Uttarakhand lose 1.46 lakh students in 4 years Reflecting the status of government-run education institutes and the preference of parents for private institutions, the government schools lost 1.46 lakh students between the academic year 2014-15 and 2017-18. While the total number of students enrolled in schools in the state has … Read more

24.07.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   USCW to resume national crèche scheme in State   Uttarakhand State Commission for Women (USCW) is planning to resume implementation of the national crèche scheme in the State. The scheme was operational across earlier but was halted due to fund related issues in 2018.   As per information provided by officials, the service … Read more

23.07.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   CM exhorts citizens to compost organic waste   It is easy to prepare good manure by converting the organic garbage in homes to compost, said Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.   Rawat said that directions had been issued for segregation of biodegradable and non-biodegradable garbage in all government colonies as part of efforts … Read more

21-22.07.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand processed only 38% waste last year: Data   The state government has processed only 38% of the total waste generated last year, according to data tabeled at Lok sabha.     The data also revealed that the performance of Uttarakhand was far behind other Himalayan states like Mizoram (58%), Sikkim (66%), Tripura (45%), Manipur (50%), Meghalaya (58%) and Himachal Pradesh (40%). … Read more

20.07.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ·         Dehradun registers percentage increase in road accidents   The number of accidents reported from across the State in the first six months this year may have dropped but the Dehradun district has registered an increase of 6.06 per cent till May.   This year the number of people killed in road accidents … Read more

19.07.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Himalayan Conclave: States to seek ‘special status’   The participants of the forthcoming ‘Himalayan Conclave’ would try to build a consensus on basic issues facing the Himalayan states and it is expected that the joint declaration at end of the deliberations would emphasise on demanding special status for the Himalayan states.   The … Read more

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