13.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   5 cr saplings to be planted this year   About 1.5 crore tree saplings will be planted across the State during the monsoon season this year. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat directed all the District Magistrates to ensure that tree plantation is carried out extensively during the rains in addition to execution of … Read more

19.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Indias Jagriti Yatra Wins Charity Award in United Kingdom   The Yatra, an Indian charity that organizes 15-day train journeys around Indiato understand and build the India of smaller towns and villages through enterprise has won an award in London. Jagriti Yatra was among a series of worldwide charities and individuals recognized for … Read more

18.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand gives industry status to yoga, rafting, camping   The state cabinet has approved industry status for many tourism related activities like yoga, bungee jumping, joy riding, surfing, camping and rafting etc. The cabinet which met at a floating marina boat on TehriINTERNATIONAL   Raaya’ becomes India’s official entry for Cannes   A short film, … Read more

02.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Priority accorded to setting gis cells in each district   Considering the importance of the Geographic Information System (GIS) the Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority (USDMA) has decided to accord priority to establish GIS cells in each district with the assistance of the planning department. The GIS cells have presently been established in … Read more

20.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Climate change study in tribal belt of Uttarakhand and HP   A study on impact of climate change in five villages of Uttarakhand and three villages in Himachal Pradesh will be conducted by Mountain Forum Himalayas(MFH) made up of six NGOs each from the two states.   These villages are located at altitudes of 6,000 feet … Read more

17.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Continued migration affecting govt scheme implementation   The unabated exodus of youth from the mountainous areas of the State is causing problems for successful implementation of State Government’s venture to support agro based industries in Uttarakhand. Young researchers of Doon University here have found this as one of the effects of the migration … Read more

10.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Govt to roll out policy for growth centres   In its endeavor to check migration by creating local employment opportunities in the state, the Uttarakhand government would soon roll out a policy for growth centres. The Chief Secretary (CS) of Uttarakhand Utpal Kumar Singh said that policy would lay focus on creation of … Read more

20.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Forest dept launches awareness programme for raising green cover   Considering the importance of forests in conserving the whole ecosystem, International Day of Forests is marked every year on March 21.   Gearing up for the day,  the forest department and some social organisations have launched various awareness programmes to enhance the green … Read more

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