12.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State govt initiates slew of schemes for welfare of ex-servicemen, says rawat   The State Government has undertaken a slew of schemes for the welfare of the ex-servicemen and efforts are being made to connect them with tourism, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said while addressing the veterans of the armed forces at … Read more

09.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   38l families to benefit under ‘ayushman bharat scheme   About 5.38 lakh families in Uttarakhand will benefit under the Ayushman Bharat scheme. The State Government has decided to extend the benefit of this scheme to 20 lakh families, said Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. He said this while speaking at a gathering of … Read more

06.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Polythene To Be Completely Prohibited From 31st July In Uttarakhand   In Uttarakhand, Polythene will be completely prohibited from 31st July in the state. All the polythene vendors have been asked to finish the polyethylene stock before 31st July. In Dehradun on the occasion of World Environment Day, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat stated, a … Read more

05.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Govt to provide potable water to all by 2022: pant   Uttarakhand Government is working on a plan to provide drinking water supply in every household till the year 2022, said the finance and drinking water Minster Prakash Pant while talking to the journalists at State party office on Wednesday. He accepted that … Read more

26.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Nepal first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma   Nepal has become the first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma, world’s leading cause of preventable blindness of infectious origin, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. Trachoma was the second leading cause of preventable blindness in the Himalayan nation in the 1980s. … 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

12.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State government announces 2% hike in DA   The state government on Wednesday announced a 2% hike on Dearness Allowance (DA) in the hill state with immediate effect.   The move will benefit over 1.5 lakh employees in Uttarakhand.   The hike has been implemented and the employees would get the benefit starting from … Read more

09.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   After Centre doles out Rs 515cr fund, government to add 330 health centres in villages   In a boost to health facilities in Uttarakhand, the Centre has approved Rs 515 crore for the state under the National Health Mission. The funding this year is a jump from the amount of Rs 425 crore that was … Read more

05.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Over 700 Uttarakhand villages deserted in 10 years: Report   Over 700 villages in Uttarakhand have been deserted and more than 3.83 lakh people have left their villages in the last 10 years with half of them going out in search of livelihood, according to a report.   The data forms part of the commission’s … Read more

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