29-30.06.19 Uttarakhand(UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     Child adoption rate low in Uttarakhand   As per the data from the State Adoption Resource Agency (SARA) under the Department of Women Empowerment and Child Welfare (DWECW) only 50 children, the majority belonging to the age group of 0-5 years, were adopted in the State from the year 2016 till now. … Read more

28.06.19 Uttarakhand(UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Infant mortality rate of U’khand shows decline   In a significant achievement, the infant mortality rate in Uttarakhand has reduced from 38 per thousand to 32 per thousand. In its report of May 2019, the Sample Registration System (SRS) has indicated that the mortality rate has reduced by six points.   Uttarakhand as … Read more

27.06.19 Uttarakhand(UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   U’khand to help Indian-origin citizens of BSNL launches its first ASK in State   The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) launched its first Aadhaar Seva Kendra in Uttarakhand at Cross Road CSC.   According to officials, BSNL will open 34 34 Aadhaar Seva Kendras in the whole of Uttarakhand which will provide Aadhaar … Read more

26.06.19 Uttarakhand(UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Mauritius know about their ancestors & native place   The Uttarakhand tourism department will help non resident Indians to get in touch with their roots by providing them information about their ancestors and their native villages. Initially, this will be facilitated for Indian-origin people of Mauritius.   Details of the ancestors will be … Read more

25.06.19 Uttarakhand(UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ·         State’s first zero waste park to come up at Nathuwawala ð   This will be the first of its kind in Uttarakhand and is being constructed as a pilot project on 36,000 square feet land. ð  There are 4,000 households and about 40 bulk waste generators such as wedding points and schools. The … Read more

23-24.06.19 Uttarakhand(UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State Govt employees anxious on AAUY   In absence of state administration’s initiative to include, the state government employees in the Atal Ayushman Uttarakhand Yojana (AAUY), thousands of serving and retired state government employees are anxiously waiting for the final decision of government on the issue.   The state government had assured that … Read more

21.06.19 Uttarakhand(UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand slips to 17th spot in healthcare ranking, performs badly in almost all indicators   Falling two slots from last year’s 15th rank, Uttarakhand this year was relegated to the 17th position among 21 states of the country in the healthcare rankings recently released by central government think tank Niti Aayog in its report titled … Read more

20.06.19 Uttarakhand(UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand closes bond education for medical students   Uttarakhand closes the facility of bond education for MBBS and MD/MS students in Haldwani Medical College and Doon Medical College from this academic year. The facility that will be available only at SrinagarMedical College and Almora Medical College is yet to get MCI accreditation.   The bond … Read more

19.06.19 Uttarakhand(UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand government plans to develop ‘dark tourism’ in Kedarnath   On lines of Ground Zero in USA and Oradour-sur-Glane massacre village in France, the state government aims to promote ‘dark tourism’ in Kedarnaththat would involve tourists travelling to places which were the worst affected during the 2013 Himalayan disaster.   Notably, dark tourism is a global … Read more

18.06.19 Uttarakhand(UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand to soon certify its forests to maximise financial output from jungle wealth   In a bid to manage the state’s forest cover effectively, conserve the unique Himalayan eco-system and also, to derive maximum financial output from the jungle wealth, the Uttarakhand forest department has said that it will soon execute the exercise of certification of … Read more

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