Citizens Grievance Redressal Institution and Mechanism, Central Vigilance Commission, and Lok Pal and Lok Ayuktas

Lokpal and Redressel of Citizens grievances:- Introduction: The central theme of democracy is that the ruler is accountable to the rules of all sorts of activities and policies. This has arisen due to the fact that the modern states are populous. Because of this and other reasons the direct democracy of ancient Greek city-states or … Read more

Chalukyas for UKPCS Mains

Chalukyas The Chalukya dynasty was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and central India between the 6th and the 12th centuries. During this period, they ruled as three related yet individual dynasties. The earliest dynasty, known as the “Badami Chalukyas”, ruled from Vatapi (modern Badami) from the middle of the 6th … Read more

13-14.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Central insurance for 20 lakh families of Uttarakhand, announces CM Rawat in Shimla   A central scheme, which was aimed at providing health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh to 5.4 lakh identified economically weak families of Uttarakhand, will now include over 20 lakh families in Uttarakhand. A memorandum of understanding in this regard … Read more

11.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Restrictions near eco zone eased     The government has eased infrastructure-development restrictions in the Bhagirathi river eco-sensitive zone, a 100-kilometre stretch between Gaumukh and Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand.   The notification makes way for development projects for the marquee Char Dham project. In 2012, the government had severely restricted development works in an … Read more

10.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Health Department to audit death of infants in all dists   Worried at the increasing number of children dying at birth, the Department of Health has decided to undertake regular audit of death of infants in all the districts of the state. The Chief Medical officers (CMOs) have been entrusted with the task … Read more

05.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Over 700 Uttarakhand villages deserted in 10 years: Report   Over 700 villages in Uttarakhand have been deserted and more than 3.83 lakh people have left their villages in the last 10 years with half of them going out in search of livelihood, according to a report.   The data forms part of the commission’s … 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

01.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Chief Minister orders survey of houses without toilets   Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on asked officials to conduct a survey of houses in both rural and urban areas of Uttarakhand which are still without toilets, saying states can contribute to the cleanliness campaign from their own financial resources.   He was speaking … Read more

READ: National Medical Council Bill

Note: READ is our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam National Medical Council Bill   The National Medical Commission Bill, 2017, which aims to overhaul medical education in India and replace the 83-year-old Medical Council of India with a government-appointed NMC, … Read more

The issue of Schedule caste / Scheduled Tribe act

Note: READ is our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam   The issue of Schedule caste / Scheduled Tribe act In March 2018, the Supreme Court observed that the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act of 1989 has become an instrument to … Read more

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