03-04.11.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand amends land management Act   The Uttarakhand government has amended the Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Management Act, 1950.   “Earlier, land below 3.125 acres was not allowed to be fragmented and sold. After the amendment, such sale or purchase done within a period of one year from the date of gazette notification of … Read more

31.10.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Railway station to be built in Kedarnath-style in Rishikesh   The state government will develop 12 railway stations on the Rishikesh-Karnprayag rail route in pahadi-style architecture, including one that will resemble the iconic building of Kedarnath shrine. The Kedarnath-style railway station will come up in Rishikesh, the first station on the route.   The rail route … Read more

30.10.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ·        PM to lay foundation for gas pipeline to Dehradun   Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation of work for laying of a gas pipeline to Dehradun on November 22. The Prime Minister will do this from the national Capital while the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and others will do … Read more

29.10.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Agreement reached between transport corporations of UP and U’khand   After a long delay of 18 years, the Governments of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have arrived at an agreement involving their transport corporations.   Under the agreement reached, the buses of UP Transport Corporation would ply on 216 routes covering a distance of … Read more

27-28.10.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     PM to lay foundation for gas pipeline to Dehradun   Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation of work for laying of a gas pipeline to Dehradun on November 22.   In the first phase the pipeline will be laid from Haridwar to Dehradun. Prime minister Narendra Modi will lay the … Read more

26.10.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Gadkari reviews ongoing Namami Gange Projects in U’khand & other States   The Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari directed all stakeholders to expedite the execution of the projects and take proactive steps to resolve bottlenecks wherever they exist in implementation of … Read more

25.10.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   President to inaugurate ‘Gyankumbh’   Hundreds of academicians from all over the country and education ministers of 18 states will converge in Haridwar on November 3 for a two-day conference, “Gyankumbh”, to deliberate on methods to enhance the quality of higher education in the country.   President Ram Nath Kovind would inaugurate the … Read more

24.10.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     Centre bans movement of seed potato from hilly regions to to rest of India due to trace of pest  With eye on India’s potato export market, the Centre has taken an important step to keep the staple horticultural produce in Indian plains free from an identified pest by prohibiting movement of seed … Read more

23.10.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   57% of elderly people do not get old age pension in Uttarakhand  Nearly 57% of the elderly population of Uttarakhand do not get pension despite the fact that there is a universal pension scheme for senior citizens of the state. According to India Ageing Report-2017 by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), elderly people … Read more

22.10.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   ·        CM expresses concern at global warming impact on Himalayas in Conclave of Himalayan States ð  Referring to the impact of global warming on 968 glaciers in the Himalayas, he said that this also threatens the existence of perennial rivers originating from the Himalayas. ð  With 11 major rivers originating here, the Himalayan rivers … Read more

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