21.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   PM to felicitate 8 Uttarakhand panchayats   The ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) has selected eight different levels of panchayats of Uttarakhand for Deen Dayal UpadhyayPanchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar 2018 which will be given out on National Gram Panchayati Raj Diwas on Tuesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. The awards are based on assessment year 2015-16.   … Read more 21.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

11.01.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   5 roads to come up in state under bharatmala project   The Union Government hasgiven its sanction to construct five roads measuring 570 km with an estimated cost of Rs 10000 Crores under its Bharatmala project in Uttarakhand. The information was provided by the Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari while undertaking a … Read more 11.01.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Districts in Uttarakhand 2

Districts in Uttarakhand 2 Garhwal Garhwal is the northwestern region and administrative division of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand which is home to the Garhwali people. Lying in the Himalayas, it is bounded on the north by Tibet, on the east by Kumaon region, on the south by Uttar Pradesh state, and on the … Read more Districts in Uttarakhand 2

PRE HISTORY of Uttarakhand

PRE HISTORY of Uttarakhand Literally North Country or Section in Sanskrit, the name of Uttarakhand finds mention in the early Hindu scriptures as the combined region of Kedarkhand (present day Garhwal) and Manaskhand (present day Kumaon). Uttarakhand was also the ancient Puranic term for the central stretch of the Indian Himalayas. It is well known … Read more PRE HISTORY of Uttarakhand

03 & 04.09.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ·               Eid prayers in a gurudwara in U’khand   ð Muslims and Sikhs on Saturday set an example of communal harmony in Uttarakhand’s Joshimath, 300 kilometres from there, when the local gurudwara offered Muslims space to offer Eid prayers.   ð Muslims had gathered at a local ground in large numbers to offer … Read more 03 & 04.09.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

09.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   France’s Chamonix and Uttarakhand’s Chamoli to club hands to promote each other.   Chamonix in France and Chamoli in Joshimath not only resemble in their names but also in topography. The Uttarakhand tourism has come up with a concept which would help the two cities in promoting each other. According to state tourism minister, Satpal Maharaj, Chamonix Cluster Mountain … Read more 09.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Katyuri kings:History of Uttarakhand

The Katyuri kings were a medieval ruling clan of present-day Uttarakhand, India. They ruled over the Kumaon region from 800 to 1100 AD. They called their state Kurmanchal, the land of Kurma, the second Avatar of Vishnu, which gives the region its present name, Kumaon. ORIGIN Historians such as Badri Dutt Pandey believe the Katyurs … Read more Katyuri kings:History of Uttarakhand

Ancient Tribes of Uttarakhand History

  Uttrakhand is smack in the middle of the Himalayas, with Himachal Pradesh in the West and North-West; Tibet in the North; the plains of Western Uttar Pradesh in the South and Kumaon in the East. Historically, it has been described in the ancient text of Kedarkhand to extend from Gangadwar (modern day Hardwar) in … Read more Ancient Tribes of Uttarakhand History

Uttarakhand :Vegetation

Uttarakhand is the state located at the foothills of the snow clad Himalayas with lush green vegetation. There is a diverse range of flora and fauna habitated in Uttarakhand. The State has rich and diverse floral, faunal and microbial wealth including rare and threatened species of plants and animals. Uttarakhand’s vegetation cover is about 60 … Read more Uttarakhand :Vegetation

Uttarakhand :Minerals

Mineral resources contain rocks – quartzite ,marble, and various types of schist and gnesiss.the southern division contains rocks such as gneiss , limestone,phyllites,quartzite,sericite-biotite schist and slate. Some of the important minerals of uttarakhand :  Asbestos  Copper  Graphite  Lead  Building stone  Magnestic  Iron  Gold  Slate  Sulphur … Read more Uttarakhand :Minerals

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