11.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Restrictions near eco zone eased     The government has eased infrastructure-development restrictions in the Bhagirathi river eco-sensitive zone, a 100-kilometre stretch between Gaumukh and Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand.   The notification makes way for development projects for the marquee Char Dham project. In 2012, the government had severely restricted development works in an … 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

08.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand amends land management Act   In a move that will make sale of land easier, the Uttarakhand government has amended the Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Management Act, 1950.   “Earlier, land below 3.125 acres was not allowed to be fragmented and sold. After the amendment, such sale or purchase done within a period … Read more

02.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Priority accorded to setting gis cells in each district   Considering the importance of the Geographic Information System (GIS) the Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority (USDMA) has decided to accord priority to establish GIS cells in each district with the assistance of the planning department. The GIS cells have presently been established in … Read more

27.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Now power generation from pine needles   The Uttarakhand Cabinet approved a policy for harnessing forest pine needles an alternative source of energy for generating power and it also approved the allocation of a piece of land in Haridwar to Uttar Pradesh in lieu of Alaknanda resort.   The Department of Power and … Read more

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

20.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Climate change study in tribal belt of Uttarakhand and HP   A study on impact of climate change in five villages of Uttarakhand and three villages in Himachal Pradesh will be conducted by Mountain Forum Himalayas(MFH) made up of six NGOs each from the two states.   These villages are located at altitudes of 6,000 feet … Read more

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