31.08.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand to set up a Special Tiger Force for Corbett Tiger Reserve   The Uttarakhand governmenthas determined to set up a Special Tiger Force for Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve. It will function as an abundantly required second layer of protection with the big cat. The force can have 85 posts.   The STPF is effective in checking outlaw … Read more

30.08.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand , UP lost 57% grasslands in past 30 years: WII Study   In a study conducted by Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India, it was found out that Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand lost 240 square kilometres (sq km) of grassland area in the last three decades. The findings confirm that the grasslands reduced from 418 sq km … Read more

29.08.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ·         Uttarakhand to focus on upgrading government hospitals ð   In an attempt to improve health services in the hill state, the Trivendra Singh Rawat government has decided to upgrade the various government hospitals in Uttarakhand and try to fill up over 2,700 sanctioned posts of medical and paramedical personnel for the same. ð  The state government has decided to … Read more

28.08.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Climate change to hit 150 native fish species in hill states   An internal study of Wildlife Institute of India has revealed that climate change will affect around 150 native fish species of the Himalayan states, including Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh.   Common snow trout, found in Himalayan region and much sought after … Read more

27.08.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    Project to make U’khand villages plastic free to start from October 2   Enthused by positive response shown by the central Government, the Panchayati Raj department is gearing itself for laying the foundation stone of the Common Waste Recycling Facility (CWRF) at Haridwar on October 2.   It is learnt that the union … Read more

24.08.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand treats only 32% of its waste water: Niti Aayog report   Highlighting the poor state of water management in the state, a recent report released by the center government’s think tank, Niti Aayog, has ranked Uttarakhand among the states performing water management poorly. Though it moved four ranks up, the state could score only … Read more

25-26.08.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ·         Chief Secretary stresses on special efforts to address skewed sex ratio   ð  The Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh has directed all the district magistrates to mark dark areas where the sex ratio is skewed in their respective districts. Special action plans should be drafted for such areas, the chief secretary stressed. … Read more

23.08.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Centre plans to open 51 peaks of Uttarakhand for foreigners   The Centre’s decision to open 137 peaks, including 51 from Uttarakhand, for foreign nationals, has evoked a series of responses from various stakeholders. While some termed it a positive move which will boost the state’s economy as well as open up new avenues for … Read more

22.08.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ·         U’khand sports min says state ready to hold National Games in 2021   ð  In an effort to show the preparedness of the state, the minister for sports and youth affairs Arvind Pandey reiterated that Uttarakhand is all set to hold the National Games in 2021. ð  Earlier, the state had tried … Read more

21.08.19 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Rishikesh now has first sex-sorted semen lab of country   Uttarakhand was selected to kickstart the project among 18 other states, with Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat being the two other top contenders. The main object of the scheme was to restrict the number of male animals and increase the number of indigenous female animals through artificial … Read more

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