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 18.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

13.02.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Govt will promote sports at any cost: cm   Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat laid emphasis on focusing some sports and promoting them to help the youngsters from the State perform well when it comes to participating in the national and international sports events. He said this after he inaugurated the All India … Read more 13.02.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

04-05.02.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND     Uttarakhand bags gold in Khelo India School Games   Uttarakhand has bagged first gold medal in Khelo India School Games — a central government-initiated national programme for the development of sports — which started on Wednesday though the formal inauguration was done by the Prime Minister Modi in the evening. Anu Kumar … Read more 04-05.02.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

29.12.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Dam on song river will solve drinking water problem: cm   To solve the problem of drinking water in Dehradun district,  a dam on Song River would be built. This dam would end the dependency on electricity to provide drinking water to a large population from Rajpur to Lal Tappar in Dehradun.   … Read more 29.12.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

02.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Cm Inaugurates Dbt Schemes For Fertilizers   The Chief Minister (CM) of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme for fertilisers at Kisan Bhawan. The scheme aims to transfer the fertiliser subsidy into the bank accounts of the farmers. For effective implementation of the scheme the Point of Sale … Read more 02.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

30.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   Govt looks to complete Char Dham project before 2018-end   The government looks to complete the ‘Char Dham’ road connectivity project in Uttarakhand before 2018-end with 10 proposals related to the ambitious Rs 12,000-crore scheme getting green clearance, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.   Environment clearances have been received for 10 of the proposals of Char Dham project, built … Read more 30.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

18.08.17 & 19.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   Uttarakhand Research Circle to conserve endangered ferns.   The Uttarakhand Research Circle (URC) will start a conservation programme for selected ferns that are depleting due to over exploitation for medicines. Kalika in Ranikhet and Kaza in Nainital are going to be the first two sites where plots for their plantation will be set … Read more 18.08.17 & 19.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

14.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand     Awareness campaign to save elephants   The state will be witness to one of the biggest campaigns to conserve wild elephants organised in the country in recent times.   The Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), in partnership with the Union Government’s Project Elephant, is organising a 15-day awareness campaign — The Gaj … Read more 14.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Biosphere reserves

  What is a Biosphere Reserve? A Biosphere Reserve is a special ecosystem or a specialized environment with a flora and fauna that require protection and nurturing. These reserves are managed and studied for the conservation of various life forms found here. They are subjects of scientific and natural interest. According to UNESCO, “Biosphere reserves … Read more Biosphere reserves