31.01.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

Budget Highlights   Expenditure: The government proposes to spend Rs 30,42,230 crore in 2020-21, which is 12.7% higher than the revised estimate of 2019-20.   Receipts: The receipts (other than net borrowings) are expected to increase by 16.3% to Rs 22,45,893 crore, owing to higher estimated revenue from disinvestments.   GDP growth: The government has … Read more

30.01.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Uttarakhand government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with online travel portal MakeMyTrip With the aim to promote homestays on national and international level, the Uttarakhand government on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with online travel portal MakeMyTrip. Uttarakhand has 2,100 homestays and this year, they intend to take the number up … Read more

29.01.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

Indian Navy launches ‘Operation Vanilla’ Indian Navy launches ‘Operation Vanilla’ to help cyclone-hit Madagascar INS Airavat has been deployed for ‘Operation Vanilla’ The ship is carrying five pallets each of victualing, clothing and naval stores along with three pallets of medicines   India successfully test-fires K-4 missile On January 19, 2020, India successfully test-fired 3,500 … Read more

28.01.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

Govt signs accord with NDFB, ABSU to resolve Bodo issue to redraw and rename the Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD) in Assam, currently spread over four districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa and Udalguri. villages dominated by Bodos that were presently outside the BTAD would be included and those with non-Bodo population would be excluded The … Read more

24.01.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand to set up Sainya Dham in Doon   In sync with the Sainya-Dham notion mooted by the Prime Minister (PM) , Narendra Modi, Uttarakhand government has started deliberations for construction of a mega Sainya Dham in the provisional state capital.   The state administration has started a drive to find a suitable … Read more

23.01.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Albendazole tablets to be administered to 43L children The state health and family welfare department would administer ‘Albendazole’ tablet to about 43 lakh children in the state under ‘National Deworming Day’. To complete the target of 43 lakh children the health department has also earmarked 8.57 children who don’t go to the school, … Read more

22.01.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Nainital: Inmate calling system in jails by March end The state government informed the Uttarakhand high court (HC) that it will install a ‘prison inmate calling system’ in all jails in the state within three months. Court was informed that the government had studied the systems in jails of places such as Punjab and Haryana … Read more

21.01.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   DSCL enters contract with Indus Towers for smart poles, 100 km underground fiber network To boost telecom infrastructure and improve quality of lives, Dehradun Smart Cities Limited (DSCL) and telecom tower company Indus Towers have partnered on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model to install 70 ground-based mast telecom sites, 60 Smart Poles … Read more

19-20.01.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ICFRE signs 10-year MoU with IUFRO A ten-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Dehradun, India and International Union of Forestry Research Organisation (IUFRO), Vienna, Austria to achieve global forest sustainability. The IUFRO is a global network for forest science co-operation inter connecting … Read more

18.01.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Registry of cancer patients to begin in Uttarakhand In an effort to get the real picture of prevalence of Cancer and its types affecting Uttarakhand, a population based Cancer registry is being set up at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh. Incidentally there is no such system in place at present … Read more

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