18-19.10.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand students to get free Wi-Fi in college, universities   The state higher education department has decided to provide free Wi-Fi facility to Uttarakhand’s college students.   The department has a contract with Reliance Jio to provide internet in the college campuses. There are several degree colleges and universities in the state which are located at high-altitude … Read more

17.10.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand: Govt to prepare database of healthcare workers to be given vaccine Database would include frontline healthcare workers — including ASHAs, ANMs and their supervisors. All nurses and healthcare staff working in basic clinics, district hospitals, and medical colleges, paramedical staffers, medical students, and research staff would be included in the database to be prepared … Read more

16.10.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand pollution board to issue guidelines for complete ban on single-use plastic   The Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board is preparing detailed guidelines to put a complete ban on single-use plastic in the state. Use of single-use plastic was banned in 2019.   The guidelines will also cover disposal methods for different types of plastic that … Read more

15.10.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Uttarakhand: Boosting ‘riparian wildlife’ latest focus of forest department With an aim to protect the habitat of aquatic flora and fauna of rivers, the Uttarakhand forest department has added riparian wildlife management in its area of focus. The scientists and researchers from Wildlife Institute of India (WII) have reached out to Rudraprayag division in this respect and started … Read more

14.10.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Asan Conservation Reserve gets first Ramsar site tag from Uttarakhand   The Asan Conservation Reserve in Uttarakhand has become the first Ramsar site in the state, giving it the status of ‘Wetland of International Importance’.   The Reserve is located near Dehradun district in Garhwal region. Apart from this, Kabartal Wetland from Bihar … Read more

13.10.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand to Start Plantation Drive to Clear Compensatory Afforestation Backlog in Other states   Uttarakhand Forest Department is to set up a plantation drive in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh and parts of Rajasthan to clear the backlog for compensatory afforestation over the following two years. The Compensatory afforestation is done against the transfer of forest land … Read more

11-12.10.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   New Uttarakhand sports policy good, can be made better   The recently-announced sports policy by Uttarakhand sports minister Arvind Pandey has received a largely positive reaction from former athletes and coaches in the state. However, some sportsmen feel that there is a scope for improvement in the policy by making provisions for sports hostels, more government jobs … Read more

10.10.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand gets country’s first fully virtual home school A fully virtual school in Uttarakhand that offers courses in Sanskrit and Vedic Mathematics among other subjects was inaugurated by chief minister. School can start at any time of the year and each academic year will last for nine months with monthly tuition fees ranging from Rs 5,600 to Rs 13,600, … Read more

09.10.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Uttarakhand to come up with umbrella brand for products made in state To promote the products made in Uttarakhand, the state government has decided to come up with a common brand name, which could be used with all such products. Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, during a review meeting of Growth Centres on Monday, directed the department … Read more

08.10.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand CM launches ‘Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana’   Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat launched the Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana for self-employment by solar energy farming at the Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali auditorium in Dehradun. The aim of the scheme is to promote the production of green energy and to provide … Read more

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