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

03.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   DMs to head Urban Local Bodies   The District Magistrates will take over as administrators from May 4 as the term of the various elected representatives of the urban local bodies has come to an end on Thursday.   As the matter regarding the date for holding the elections to the urban local … Read more 03.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

22-23.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   CM orders rs 5 crore to each district for disaster management At a time when even Government officials have pointed at the increased probability of accidents and traffic blockage on the Char Dham Yatra route, the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has directed that all district magistrates should be provided Rs  5 crore … Read more 22-23.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

28-29.01.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Dr Thakur gets Padma Shri   Dr Vikram Chandra Thakur, former director of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), the only one from Uttarakhand this year to feature in the list of Padma Shri awardees that was announced on the eve of Republic Day.   Dr Thakur is the second WIHG luminary … Read more 28-29.01.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

20.01.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Rdmc to present its first survey report on april 15   Having already started studying the major problem of migration in Uttarakhand, the Rural Development and Migration Commission (RDMC), formed in August 2017, will be coming up with its first survey report on April 15.   The commission is also working with the … Read more 20.01.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

01.01.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Tax cut on diesel, gas for indus units   In a significant decision the Uttarakhand Government has reduced tax on the diesel and gas available for the industrial units of the State. The Government would now charge a VAT of only 5 per cent per litre on diesel for industrial usage. The existing … Read more 01.01.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Panchayati Raj System in Uttarakhand

The State of Uttarakhand has 13 districts, with 49 Tehsils, 95 Development Blocks, 671 Nyaya Panchayats and 7227 Gram Panchayats. The total population of 84.89 lakhs of the State is confined to 360 Zila Panchayat wards, 3152 Kshetra Panchayat wards and 46734 Gram Panchayat wards. Existing Development Administration Development Administration and Management at Uttarakhand’s villages … Read more Panchayati Raj System in Uttarakhand

29.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand lags in project implementation: Report Uttarakhand has witnessed delayed progress in implementation of industrial projects despite attracting investment worth Rs 2 lakh crores from national and international firms as on 2017, according to a report by industrial body Assocham. In financial year 2016, the project implementation rate of the state stood at 38% while … Read more 29.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

12-13.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   U’khand first to execute state component plan’   Officials in the State have claimed that Uttarakhand has become the first State to execute the State component plan under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). According to information provided by officials, under the PMKVY, the training of 60 youths has been started in … Read more 12-13.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

16.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Cops want 10% dip in accidents   With Uttarakhand witnessing a rise in deaths due to road accidents every passing year, the state police department is working out a strategy to reduce the number by 10% in next one year by employing various measures.   Till September, 698 people were killed in various accidents in … Read more 16.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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