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

03.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        India, Bangladesh, Russia Sign Pact For Rooppur Atomic Plant   Indian companies can now participate in construction and installation works in the “non-critical” category for the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, according to the Russian atomic energy agency Rosatom. The Rooppur project is the first initiative under an Indo-Russian deal to undertake atomic energy … Read more

02.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   List of MoUs signed during the Visit of the King of Jordan to India   MoU on Defence Cooperation Visa waiver for diplomatic and official passport holders Cultural Exchange Programme (CEP) Manpower Cooperation Agreement MoU for cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine between India and Jordan MoU for setting up of … Read more

21.02.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Char Dham project: CCEA approves nod to Rs 1,384cr tunnel in U’khand   The central government on Tuesday approved a 4.531-km tunnel project in Uttarakhand that would be part of the ‘Char Dham’ project to connect Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri.   Estimated to cost Rs 1,384 crore, Silkyara Bend-Barkot Tunnel will be … Read more

08.02.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Urban local body polls in Uttarakhand likely in April   Elections to urban local bodies (ULBs) in Uttarakhand could be held anytime after March. With majority of the work related to delimitation and survey of OBC category almost over, the state government is confident of completing all the formalities related to ULBs by … Read more

Properties of polyvinyl chloride

Properties of polyvinyl chloride What is Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), and What is it Used For? Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is one of the most commonly used thermoplastic polymers in the world (next to only a few more widely used plastics like PET and PP). It is a naturally white and very brittle (prior to the additions of plasticizers) plastic. PVC has been around longer … Read more

25.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Ujala Scheme: Govt To Distribute 1 Crore Led Bulbs In State   In a major initiative to save power, the State Government is planning to distribute one crore LED bulbs in the State.   The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), the Government of India enterprise entrusted to provide these energy efficiency lamps has … Read more

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