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

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

27.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Act to regulate pvt varsities soon: Minister   After receiving flak over the fee-hike issue by a private medical college, Uttarakhand  Minister of State for Higher Education (independent charge) Dhan Singh Rawat said the government would soon bring an umbrella act to regulate the private universities.  “We will not allow the private universities … Read more

17.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Anti-Conversion Bill draft gets nod   The state Cabinet has approved the draft of the Anti-Conversion Bill (Religious Freedom), making religious conversions brought through force, coercion, inducement, marriage and other means a cognisable offence.   As per provisions of the draft Bill, besides making forced conversion a cognisable offence, it will also attract … 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

30.12.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Ncrb record will boost tourism in state   Security being a prime factor for determining the number of the footfalls of tourists, Uttarakhand is now well-placed, adjudged as the second best State next to Nagaland of the country by the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB).    Now, winter in its thick, the State- lauded … Read more

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