31.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Cm Rawat Exhorts To Non Resident Natives To Invest In Uttarakhand   Exhorting the non-resident Uttarakhandis to do something for their state, the Chief Minister (CM) of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat has said that Uttarakhand has got vast investment potential. He was addressing ‘Pravasi Panchayat-2017’, a programme organised by the Uttaranchal Utthaan Parishad … Read more

29-30.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Anms, Ashas & Anganwadi Workers Boycott Looms Over Mr Campaign   Threat of boycott by Auxiliary Nurse and Midwifery (ANM) staff, Anganwadi workers and continued agitation of the Asha workers have put the health department under deep pressure just before the start of the ambitious Measles Rubella (MR) campaign.   The massive campaign … Read more

28.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     Govt Increases Reservation For Specially-Abled Persons   The State Government has increased the reservation for specially abled in the State services, educational institutes, public sector undertakings and autonomous bodies.   The horizontal reservation for these candidates has been increased from three to four percent now.   It is worth mentioning here that … Read more

27.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Doon Int’l Film Festival To Start From November 3 Well-known film stars, directors and producers would participate in the third Doon International Film Festival slated  in Dehradun from November 3 to November 5, said director, Dehradun International Film Festival, Rajesh Sharma while interacting with the media persons.   The objective behind inviting well-known … Read more

26.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Sports dept all set to host ‘khel mahakumbh- 2017’   The Department of Sports in Uttarakhand is gearing itself for successful hosting of ‘Khel Mahakumbh- 2017’, a mega sports event slated to be held from November 9 to December 13. The Education, Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Arvind Pandey took a review meeting … Read more

25.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Ujala Scheme: Govt To Distribute 1 Crore Led Bulbs In State   In a major initiative to save power, the State Government is planning to distribute one crore LED bulbs in the State.   The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), the Government of India enterprise entrusted to provide these energy efficiency lamps has … Read more

24.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   30% jump in applicants after Army eases height rule   The Indian Army’s decision to reduce the minimum height requirement for recruits from Himalayan states has resulted in a substantial increase in the number of aspirants applying to pre-recruitment training camps, with the figure shooting up by as much as 30% in Uttarakhand alone. The Army had … Read more

22-23.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand forms special cattle squads to check bovine smuggling, cow vigilantes   Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat  directed the state director general of police (DGP) Anil Raturi to form a special squad — the first of its kind in the state — to check cattle smuggling especially in Haridwar district where the CM said … Read more

21.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   PM makes strong pitch for tourism in Uttarakhand   PM Narendra Modi during his visit to Kedarnath made a strong pitch for tourism in Uttarakhand, saying that the Himalayan state has much to offer for those interested in spiritual pursuits, nature lovers as well as adventure seekers.   Pointing out the “immense benefits … Read more

20.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Deen Dayal Upadhayay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana   The Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harshvardhan launched “Pt Deen Dayal Upadhayay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana” which will experiment and endeavour to formulate and implement appropriate S&T Interventions for Sustainable development through cluster approach in Uttarakhand. … Read more

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