30.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand to get 4 transport police stations The state government is planning to set up four police stations dedicated solely to transport matters. The stations are likely to come up in Dehradun, Hariwdar, Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital. The rising number of traffic violations has likely prompted the government to take various measures. … Read more

29.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand lags in project implementation: Report Uttarakhand has witnessed delayed progress in implementation of industrial projects despite attracting investment worth Rs 2 lakh crores from national and international firms as on 2017, according to a report by industrial body Assocham. In financial year 2016, the project implementation rate of the state stood at 38% while … Read more

28.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Clinical establishment act on paper only   Absence of enforcement of Clinical Establishment Act in Uttarakhand has exposed the people of the State to the exploitation by the private clinics and hospitals.   In an attempt to rein in the private clinics and hospitals, the State Government implemented the Clinical Establish Act in … Read more

25.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand to have digital data center by March 2018   The officers present in the meeting said that Uttarakhand was fast moving towards strengthening the nine-pillars of Digital India – Broadband highways, Universal access to phones, public internet access programme, e-governance reforming government through Technology, e-Kranti – Electronic delivery of services, Electronics manufacturing target net zero imports, IT … Read more

24.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand government announces five new eco-tourism circuits   State forest minister Harak Singh Rawat announced five new eco-tourism circuits, namely Dehradun-Rishikesh, Kotdwar, Ramnagar-Nainital, Yamuna-Tons Valley and Nandhour-Champawat circuits where unique forest rest houses will be offered as stand alone destinations with the surrounding areas which have their niche qualities to tap tourism such as birding, … Read more

23.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand calls for separate industrial policy for hill states   The Uttarakhand government is pitching for a separate industrial policy for Himalayan states which takes into account factors such as ecology and population of the area. Environmental restrictions and tough terrain can often keep away investors in the region.   In 2014, Prime … Read more

22.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   U’khand to be first state to have convocation attire   Uttarakhand would be the first State in the country to have traditional attire for convocation ceremonies of its universities.   If everything goes as per the plan, then from January 1, 2018, common attire for the convocation would be implemented.   It is … Read more

21.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State to get 800 to 900 m units power from Punjab   Uttarakhand will receive between 802 million units and 900 million units of electricity in December to March from Punjab, to offset the gap between demand and supply in the lean winter months.   In the winter months the water discharge in … Read more

19-20.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     Govt plans to open new colleges: min The State Government is planning to open new Colleges  in Dehradun and Haridwar as there is big student load on the existing colleges, said the higher education minister Dhan Singh Rawat. He however added that these colleges would be opened only when the arrangement for … Read more

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