24.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access, quality: Lancet   India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare in 2016, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, according to a Lancet study.   In 2016, India’s healthcare access and quality scored at … Read more

19.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Indias Jagriti Yatra Wins Charity Award in United Kingdom   The Yatra, an Indian charity that organizes 15-day train journeys around Indiato understand and build the India of smaller towns and villages through enterprise has won an award in London. Jagriti Yatra was among a series of worldwide charities and individuals recognized for … Read more

26.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   WiFi facility on trekking routes   Around 126 trekking routes  will have WiFi network for the ease of tourists travelling to distant parts of the state. The Uttarakhand Information Technology Development Authority (UITDA) has prepared a plan to this effect.   Director, UITDA, Amit Sinha said all 126 trekking routes would be surveyed … Read more

09.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand dairy development organises special programme   On completion of one year of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttarakhand the State Dairy Development department of Uttarakhand would organise a special programme at parade ground on March 18. The programme titled ‘An innovative experiment by dairy development department’ would be attended by Chief … Read more

01.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Govt hospitals glaring example of negligence   Despite the State Government’s claim of having brought about improvement in the condition of the Government-run hospitals, a reality check gives an altogether different picture of things. The hospitals located in the rural parts of the district clearly indicate the apathy of the district authorities towards … Read more

10.02.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand only state among EAG states to show negative health growth: Niti Aayog report   In news which shows that all is not well in the state’s health sector, a report released by Niti Aayog on Friday, titled ‘Healthy states, progressive India’, listed Uttarakhand as the only state which has shown negative growth (-0.10) among the eight … 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

02.02.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Ujvnl achieves record power generation   In a significant achievement towards meeting its own power requirement and subsequently reducing dependence on the central pool or other states, Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (UJVNL) has achieved record power generation at Mohammadpur hydro-power project in January.   Mohammadpur hydro-power project was set up  in 1952 … Read more

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