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

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

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

Citizens Grievance Redressal Institution and Mechanism, Central Vigilance Commission, and Lok Pal and Lok Ayuktas

Lokpal and Redressel of Citizens grievances:- Introduction: The central theme of democracy is that the ruler is accountable to the rules of all sorts of activities and policies. This has arisen due to the fact that the modern states are populous. Because of this and other reasons the direct democracy of ancient Greek city-states or … 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: National Medical Council Bill

Note: READ is our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam National Medical Council Bill   The National Medical Commission Bill, 2017, which aims to overhaul medical education in India and replace the 83-year-old Medical Council of India with a government-appointed NMC, … Read more

27.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Now power generation from pine needles   The Uttarakhand Cabinet approved a policy for harnessing forest pine needles an alternative source of energy for generating power and it also approved the allocation of a piece of land in Haridwar to Uttar Pradesh in lieu of Alaknanda resort.   The Department of Power and … Read more

21.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   PM to felicitate 8 Uttarakhand panchayats   The ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) has selected eight different levels of panchayats of Uttarakhand for Deen Dayal UpadhyayPanchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar 2018 which will be given out on National Gram Panchayati Raj Diwas on Tuesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. The awards are based on assessment year 2015-16.   … 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

Public Service Act and its implications.

Delivering public services in a time bound, decentralised and citizen friendly manner has been one of the major challenges facing the administration wing of the government.Right to Service legislation in India comprises statutory laws which guarantee time-bound delivery of various public services rendered to citizens and provides mechanism for punishing the errant public servant if … Read more

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