10-11.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Aerostat Internet technology balloon launched in Doon   Uttarakhand on become the first state in the country to use aerostat balloon for Internet. Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat launched the aerostat Internet technology balloon at a function held at the IT park in Dehradun.   The aerostat Internet technology would be a big benefit … Read more

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

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

13-14.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Central insurance for 20 lakh families of Uttarakhand, announces CM Rawat in Shimla   A central scheme, which was aimed at providing health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh to 5.4 lakh identified economically weak families of Uttarakhand, will now include over 20 lakh families in Uttarakhand. A memorandum of understanding in this regard … Read more

READ: Interlinking of Rivers

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam After Cauvery: A look at other inter-state water tussles   The Supreme Court on February 16 delivered its verdict on Cauvery river water sharing between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, and Puducherry, bringing an … Read more

12.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   No fee on shooting movies in uttarakhand   In a major initiative to attract the film makers the Uttarakhand government has waived off the shooting fees it used to levy on them to shoot movies in the state.   To provide relief from the fee, the department has brought in necessary changes in … Read more

24.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Bill passed for 100% hike in MLAs’ salaries   The state Assembly passed a Bill proposing a 100 per cent hike in the allowances and salaries of sitting MLAs and former MLAs.   In January 2014, the Congress government under former Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna had hiked the salaries and allowances of MLAs. … Read more

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