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

Education System in India : Problems and Issues (Including Universalization and Vocationalization).

Main issues of Education in India 1. Lack of infrastructure-Approximately 95.2 per cent of schools are not yet compliant with the complete set of RTE infrastructure indicators according to survey conducted in 2010.They lacks drinking water facilities, a functional common toilet, and do not have separate toilets for girls. 2. Number of boards causes non … Read more

02.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Priority accorded to setting gis cells in each district   Considering the importance of the Geographic Information System (GIS) the Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority (USDMA) has decided to accord priority to establish GIS cells in each district with the assistance of the planning department. The GIS cells have presently been established in … 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

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

15-16.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Guv launches book donation programme   The Uttarakhand Governor Krishan Kant Paul  launched a book donation programme at the Government College in Thalisain Tehsil of Pauri district on Sunday. He also inaugurated the  arts  building of the  Government College at Thalisain on the occasion . The Governor participated in the annual programme of … Read more

13.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State employees keenly watch cateogorisation process   The categorisation process of work places on the basis of accessibility is being keenly watched by thousands of employees of different departments of state government. After implementation of new transfer act, the categorisation of workplace into easy to access (sugam) and hard to access (Durgam) areas … 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

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