28.02.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Government reviews horticulture integrated development project   Four districts-Uttarkashi, Tehri, Nainital and Pithoragarh will be included in this project. There is Rs  700 crore provision in this World Bank assisted project. In the first stage, DPR for works amounting to Rs 350 crore will be prepared.   The aim is to develop infrastructure … Read more

27.02.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   CM inaugurates Tehri Lake Festival   The three-day long Tehri Lake Festival was inaugurated at Tehri by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.   The Tehri dam reservoir was like a unique heritage which is capable of attracting tourists from across India and abroad.   While participants from 13 States had attended the lake … Read more

26.02.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     13th Uttarakhand Science Congress kick starts   The 13th Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress was inaugurated by chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat at Vigyan Dham.   Scientists, educationalists, researchers and students from across the country are participating in the three day mega event.   The state government had sought permission from the Centre … Read more

24-25.02.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     State’s GST mop up in 2017-18 was Rs 3,201 cr less than estimated   Uttarakhand’s actual earning from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the 2017-18 financial year fell short of the estimated revenue by Rs 3201.14 crore, according to the state budget tabled recently. The estimated revenue collection from GST for the same period … Read more

23.02.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand passes bill to check illicit liquor trade   The Uttarakhand assembly passed a bill to amend the state excise law making penal provisions for manufacture, sale and supply of illicit liquor stricter. The maximum punishment for people involved in making illegal liquor has been increased to up to 10 years. Offenders can also … Read more

22.02.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Anti-drug cell to soon be opened in every school and college of Uttarakhand   Director General of Police Anil Kumar Rathodi that against the intoxicants in the state, the police will set up an anti-drug cell in every school, college and youth institutions. It will be coordinated from the police station to the SSP. The … Read more

21.02.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     Cabinet decides to make sale of illegal liquor non-bailable offence   The State Cabinet has decided to incorporate changes in the excise policy and make a provision to provide  imprisonment of seven years for carrying, supplying and selling illicit liquor. The offence which earlier was bailable has now been made non-bailable. The … Read more

20.02.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Child Protection Net Scheme to be strengthened in U’khand   To provide protection to the children, especially those from a deprived background and also deal with issues concerning the children in a more effective way, the state social welfare department  officers  are all set to tighten and strengthen  the Child Protection Net (CPN) … Read more

19.02.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ·         Uttarakhand’s annual budget evokes mixed response ð  The state’s annual budget for the financial year 2019-20 presented in the assembly by finance minister Prakash Pant evoked mixed response from people in the industrial sector. ð  Uttarakhand Manufacturers’ Association president saw ‘nothing new for the industry’ in the budget. ð  Expectations of new steps … Read more

17-18.02.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ·         Allocation for education, health hiked ð  The state budget this year has laid special thrust on a few key areas like education, health, agriculture, tourism, forests as well as women empowerment, besides encouraging self-employment opportunities in the state. However, there has been a cut in the funds allocated for disaster management. ð  … Read more

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