30-31.12.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   700 Govt services to be available through CSCs, villages to be digitally enabled: CM   In the near future, more than 700 services of the State Government will be made available to the common man through Common Service Centres (CSCs).   Further, one village in each block of Uttarakhand will be made digitally … Read more

29.12.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand cabinet nod to seaplane operations in Tehri Lake   The Uttarakhand cabinet gave its nod to seaplane operations in Tehri Lake. A seaplane can land both on a water body and on land. The state government, which aims to attract Indian and foreign tourists, will sign an MoU with the Airport Authority … Read more

28.12.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Israeli Co signs MoU with state on algae   A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Israeli company Puremagic Limited and the state government was signed for farming, processing and anti-oxidant estrogen Astaxanthin of algae worth Rs 25 crore.   The company uses a species of algae — Haematococcus Pluvialis  for producing … Read more

27.12.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Atal Ayushman Uttarakhand Yojana launched in Uttarakhand   Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat launched the ‘Atal Ayushman Uttarakhand Yojana’ in Dehradun. Under the scheme, each household in the state will be able to avail medical treatment of up to 5 lakh rupees annually. A total of 99 government and 66 private … Read more

26.12.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand first to get dedicated drone force   Uttarakhand has become the first state in the country to have a dedicated drone force to keep a tab on criminal activities in forest areas. The Forest Drone Force, headed by senior forest officers, has a fleet of 25 drones. It will focus on checking illegal mining, tree felling, poaching and other anti-wildlife … Read more

25.12.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ·        Govt hosps in 6 dists have no ICU, ventilator.   ð  Government hospitals in six out of 13 districts in the hill state do not have an intensive care unit (ICU), cardiac centre or ventilator facilities, the state health department has said in a reply to the Uttarakhand Human Rights Commission. ð  Districts of Champawat, Bageshwar, … Read more

23-24.12.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     ·        Uttarakhand education department to develop new syllabus for Sanskrit schools ð   The state education department is set to develop a new syllabus for Sanskrit schools in the state from the next academic session. Officials said that yoga guru Ramdev’s Patanjali University and Sanskrit Shiksha Board will collaborate with the department to develop a modern course … Read more

22.12.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Dengue and Malaria cases are declined in U’khand   71 percent decline in the number of Dengue patients in Uttarakhand from 2016 to 2018. The department further claimed that the decrease has occurred as an effective strategy to counter the disease had been followed in the State.   The number of Malaria patients … Read more

21.12.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Centre grants in-principle nod to link Pirul collection with MNREGA   Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said that the Central Government has given in-principle approval to link collection of Pirul (dry pine needles) with MNREGA. It will be available to Uttarakhand as a project. In the State, now Pirul will be helpful … Read more

20.12.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   World Bank grants $ 120 million additional finance approval for disaster recovery   In what may be viewed as a major development, the State Government has received $ 120 million additional finance approval from the World Bank for the Disaster Recovery Project. A memorandum of understanding to this effect was signed between Uttarakhand … Read more

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