31.10.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Santosh Kumar Gangwar inaugurated ESIC hospital at Rudrapur   Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment inaugurated the 100 bedded ESIC hospital at Rudrapur, Uttarakhand. The hospital has been constructed in a plot area of 5 acres along with 32 staff quarters. The cost used for the hospital was approximately Rs.97.72 crore. … Read more

30.10.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand to launch electric and CNG bus service   In a bid to reduce air pollution and improve public transport facilities in the state, Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC) has announced to include electric and CNG buses in its fleet. The state plans to get 50 electric and 10 CNG buses by 2020.   … Read more

29.10.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   In a first, Uttarakhand forest department to identify, radio-collar rogue elephants   The Uttarakhand forest department has decided to identify and radio-collar rogue elephants in Haridwar. The step has been taken in view of rising cases of man-elephant conflict, and in view of safety of pilgrims who are expected to arrive in Haridwar in large … Read more

27-28.10.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Indian birds’ songs in British Library soon   In the oldest sound archive library of the world, the name of Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya of Haridwar has been attached. Now, the songs of Indian birds shall also be included in this library.   Notably, there are 200 million books in British Library of London … Read more

26.10.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND ● Uttarakhand: All govt buildings to get prepaid power meters The Uttarakhand government has decided to switch over to prepaid power meters in all government buildings. The Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL) would be installing the prepaid power meters from next month at the government offices. UPCL has over 8,397 power connections of 25 … Read more

25.10.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND State to launch development plan for border area blocks and work for welfare of farmers: CM   On the lines of the Union Government’s border area development programme, a State area development programme will be started for Bhatiwadi development block in Uttarkashi district, Dharchula and Munsyari blocks in Pithoragarh and the Joshimath block in … Read more

24.10.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Among Himalayan states, Uttarakhand worst in crime against foreigners With five cases, Uttarakhand topped the charts of Himalayan states for crime committed against foreigners in 2017. There were zero cases of crime against foreign nationals in 2016 and 2015. According to the latest NCRB report, neighbouring Himachal Pradesh registered four cases of crime against foreigners, while Sikkim, … Read more

23.10.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Environmental nod for Rs2,584-cr dam project in U’khand   The proposed Jamrani dam project of Uttarakhand, which has been hanging fire for over 40 years, has finally got environmental clearance from the Centre, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said.   He said environmental clearance to the long-awaited project paves the way for its speedy … Read more

22.10.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Fortified milk in MDM for Govt school students   In a novel initiative which would benefit more than 7.5 lakh students, the Uttarakhand government would provide fortified skimmed milk to the students of classes I to VIII under the Mid Day Meal (MDM) scheme. Under the scheme, 100 ml of milk would be … Read more

20-21.10.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Uttarakhand bans tobacco sachets sold with pan masala packets for a year The Uttarakhand government has banned the tobacco sachets, which are sold along with pan masala packets across the state. The ban comes into effect immediately and has been imposed for a year. As per food safety regulations, there is a ban on the sale of edible tobacco in … Read more

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