12.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State govt initiates slew of schemes for welfare of ex-servicemen, says rawat   The State Government has undertaken a slew of schemes for the welfare of the ex-servicemen and efforts are being made to connect them with tourism, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said while addressing the veterans of the armed forces at … Read more 12.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

08.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Govt mulls to cover all staff under u-health   The State Government is contemplating to provide the benefit of comprehensive and revised U-health card system to all its employees from August 15 this year. Different employee organisations are demanding for long that the comprehensive health insurance cover, the U-health card should be made … Read more 08.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

02.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Polythene ban to be enforced strictly from july 31 onward: CM   The ban on polythene in the State will be enforced strictly from July 31 onward. A State level task force will also be formed to direct work on various aspects related to this issue   Expressing his views on the occasion … Read more 02.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

1.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   NGT orders closure of 8 units in Sitarganj   The National Green Tribunal has ordered closure of eight industrial units in Uttarakhand’s Sitarganj area after the Central Pollution Control Board found them violating pollution norms.   The tribunal also directed the CPCB to submit a report with respect to the remaining industries which … Read more 1.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

31.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ·        World No Tobacco Day is celebrated on 31 May   Every year, on 31 May, World Health Organization and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD).   The theme of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is “Tobacco and heart disease.” The day highlights the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for … Read more 31.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

30.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Cochin International Airport, Worlds 1st Fully Solar Energy-Powered Airport: UNEP   The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)recognized Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) in Kerala as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport. CIAL is India’s first airport to be constructed in public-private-partnership (PPP) model in 1999. It is the busiest and largest airport … Read more 30.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

25.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   5th India CLMV Business Conclave held at Phnom Penh, Cambodia   The Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India along with Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia organized the 5thIndia-CLMV Business Conclave in Phnom Penh on 21-22 May 2018.   After four rounds of the Business Conclave in India, this initiative was … Read more 25.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

23.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     26th BASIC Ministerial meeting of Environment Ministers in Durban   The 26th BASIC Ministerial Meeting of Environment Ministers was held in Durban, South Africa for co-operation to protect the climate for present and future generations.   The BASIC grouping is a bloc of four countries – Brazil, South Africa, India and China – … Read more 23.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Water Resources of India

Water Resources Rainfall: With an average annual rainfall of 1,170 mm, India is one of the wettest countries in the world. At one extreme are areas like Cherrapunji, in the northeast, which is drenched each year with 11,000 mm of rainfall, and at the other extreme are places like Jaisalmer, in the west, which receives … Read more Water Resources of India

Transport : Railways, Highways, Airways and Water ways and their role in regional development, etc.

Infrastructure Development- Dams, Roads, Rails (Including Airways and Ports) The availability of efficient infrastructure services is an important determinant of the pace of market development and output growth. Historically, the infrastructure sector has been one of the key drivers of growth of the Indian economy and has shown positive growth in the current reporting year … Read more Transport : Railways, Highways, Airways and Water ways and their role in regional development, etc.

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