14.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   5 cr saplings to be planted this year   About 1.5 crore tree saplings will be planted across the State during the monsoon season this year. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat directed all the District Magistrates to ensure that tree plantation is carried out extensively during the rains in addition to execution of … Read more 14.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

1.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   NGT orders closure of 8 units in Sitarganj   The National Green Tribunal has ordered closure of eight industrial units in Uttarakhand’s Sitarganj area after the Central Pollution Control Board found them violating pollution norms.   The tribunal also directed the CPCB to submit a report with respect to the remaining industries which … Read more 1.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Water Resources of India

Water Resources Rainfall: With an average annual rainfall of 1,170 mm, India is one of the wettest countries in the world. At one extreme are areas like Cherrapunji, in the northeast, which is drenched each year with 11,000 mm of rainfall, and at the other extreme are places like Jaisalmer, in the west, which receives … Read more Water Resources of India

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

Citizens Grievance Redressal Institution and Mechanism, Central Vigilance Commission, and Lok Pal and Lok Ayuktas

Lokpal and Redressel of Citizens grievances:- Introduction: The central theme of democracy is that the ruler is accountable to the rules of all sorts of activities and policies. This has arisen due to the fact that the modern states are populous. Because of this and other reasons the direct democracy of ancient Greek city-states or … Read more Citizens Grievance Redressal Institution and Mechanism, Central Vigilance Commission, and Lok Pal and Lok Ayuktas

15.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Storm warning: Officials told to be prepared   With the weather department warning of rain and hailstorm in parts of Uttarakhand, the police on Monday asked all its district heads to stay alert and  prepared.   State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), disaster response teams and water police personnel should be ready with necessary … Read more 15.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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 06-07.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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 02.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

28.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Mansarovar yatra to begin from June 8   As many as 300 applicants have so far opted for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through Uttarakhand, which hosts the traditional route for one of the most expensive inter-country pilgrimages linked to Hindu religion.   Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is conducted in Uttarakhand by Kumaon Mandal Vikas … Read more 28.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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 20.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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