19.03.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand CM releases handbook on his government’s feat Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat  released a handbook of his government’s achievements titled ‘Baatein Kam, Kaam Zyada’ to mark completion of three years of BJP-ruled government in Uttarakhand. On March 4, we took a decision to make Gairsain summer capital of Uttarakhand, which was the long pending demand of … Read more

18.03.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand ends reservation in promotion, General and OBC state employees end stir Nearly a month-and-a-half after the Supreme Court ruled that “there is no fundamental right to claim quota in promotions”, Uttarakhand government ended reservation in promotion. Delighted with the announcement, the state government employees belonging to General and OBC communities ended their stir demanding removal of … Read more

17.03.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Phool Dei festival begins in Uttarakhand “Phool Dei” festival is being celebrated in the Kumaon and Garhwal regions of Uttarakhand. The festival also showcases the inner bonding between the communities who all are residing in the hills. Phool Dei is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra or in mid-March (according to the … Read more

15-16.03.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     Uttarakhand to formulate indicators to give financial value to ecology In a first, Uttarakhand is going to formulate indicators for analysing the ‘economic value of ecology’, or Gross Environment Product (GEP). The components that will be given economic value will primarily include water, air, forest and soil. It will help the (central) government in … Read more

14.03.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Uttrakhand: Haldwani to get Jurassic Park, to house plant species The Uttarakhand forest department is building a ‘Jurassic Park’ in Haldwani area of Nainital district. The park will not only have replicas of dinosaurs but will also focus on plant species that have survived from the Jurassic period (201 million years ago to 145 million years ago). The park, which … Read more

13.03.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Rs 903 cr for rail infra projects and safety works in U’khand: Piyush Goyal   Union railways minister Piyush Goel, told the Lok Sabha that Rs 903 crore has been allotted to Uttarakhand in the Union Budget for infrastructure projects and safety works. The minister added that this amount is “383% more than … Read more

12.03.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   In a first, govt allocates Rs 18 cr for infra spending to check migration To check migration from 545 identified villages, the state finance department has allocated a fund of Rs 18 crore to better infrastructure and public facilities in these areas. Each of these villages has a population of less than 50 people. According … Read more

11.03.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND         Gairsain named Uttarakhand’s new summer capital In a decision hailed as ‘landmark and historic’, CM Trivendra Singh Rawat announced in the state assembly soon after presenting the Budget that his government will make Gairsain the summer capital of Uttarakhand. With this, Uttarakhand becomes the second state in the country after Jammu and Kashmir to have two state capitals. … Read more

10.03.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Centre approved for the construction of Delhi-Baghpat highway Centre approved the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to construct the first phase of a new highway at a distance of almost 170km. The highway will connect east Delhi’s Akshardham to Uttarakhand’s Dehradun. The proposed new highway is expected to reduce travel time between Delhi and Dehradun by at least two-and-a-half … Read more

08-09.03.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Govt focuses on decentralised development, job generation In the address of the Governor, which is considered as the document of Government’s vision and achievements, the Uttarakhand Government has claimed that its priority is to facilitate decentralised development and make Uttarakhand a developed state with participation of all. In her address, the governor Baby … Read more

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