Transport : Railways, Highways, Airways and Water ways and their role in regional development, etc.

Infrastructure Development- Dams, Roads, Rails (Including Airways and Ports) The availability of efficient infrastructure services is an important determinant of the pace of market development and output growth. Historically, the infrastructure sector has been one of the key drivers of growth of the Indian economy and has shown positive growth in the current reporting year … Read more

19.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Indias Jagriti Yatra Wins Charity Award in United Kingdom   The Yatra, an Indian charity that organizes 15-day train journeys around Indiato understand and build the India of smaller towns and villages through enterprise has won an award in London. Jagriti Yatra was among a series of worldwide charities and individuals recognized for … Read more

16.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Teerth purohits of Kedarnath observe fast   Teerth Purohits of Kedarnath observed a one-day fast.   They were protesting against the government for carrying out beautification work at the temple allegedly in violation of religious and ancient beliefs. The protesters also decided to observe fast every Monday.   After performing morning prayers and … Read more

13-14.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Central insurance for 20 lakh families of Uttarakhand, announces CM Rawat in Shimla   A central scheme, which was aimed at providing health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh to 5.4 lakh identified economically weak families of Uttarakhand, will now include over 20 lakh families in Uttarakhand. A memorandum of understanding in this regard … Read more

10.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Health Department to audit death of infants in all dists   Worried at the increasing number of children dying at birth, the Department of Health has decided to undertake regular audit of death of infants in all the districts of the state. The Chief Medical officers (CMOs) have been entrusted with the task … Read more

09.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   After Centre doles out Rs 515cr fund, government to add 330 health centres in villages   In a boost to health facilities in Uttarakhand, the Centre has approved Rs 515 crore for the state under the National Health Mission. The funding this year is a jump from the amount of Rs 425 crore that was … Read more

06-07.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Health Department to audit death of infants in all dists   Worried at the increasing number of children dying at birth, the Department of Health has decided to undertake regular audit of death of infants in all the districts of the state. The Chief Medical officers (CMOs) have been entrusted with the task for … Read more

05.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Over 700 Uttarakhand villages deserted in 10 years: Report   Over 700 villages in Uttarakhand have been deserted and more than 3.83 lakh people have left their villages in the last 10 years with half of them going out in search of livelihood, according to a report.   The data forms part of the commission’s … Read more

04.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State gets rs 515.64 crore under nhm   The Union Government has sanctioned a budget of Rs  515.64 Crore for Uttarakhand under National Health Mission (NHM). The State has got Rs  90 crore more under NHM this year as compared with last year. The approval was given in a meeting of National Programme … Read more

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