31.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   Centre lauds Uttarakhand’s swachh initiatives, urges other states to imbibe them   Uttarakhand’s Urban development initiatives of Swacch Bharat Abhiyan have been identified as “Best Practices” by the government of India and are being circulated to all the other states for replication. V K Jindal, joint secretary (Swacch Bharat Mission) has written a letter … Read more 31.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

15.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   Rescue operations continue in Uttarakhand   Three days after a cloudburst triggered a flash flood in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district, rescue operations are still underway, officials said. Inclement weather and tough terrain in Malpa was hampering the operation, they said. The officials feared the death toll might rise. So far 17 persons have died and more than 30, including a JCO … Read more 15.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

21.07.17  Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   Work begins on Uttarakhand’s first war memorial   After a wait of forty years, finally the construction work of Shaurya Sthal, the first war memorial in public domain in Uttarakhand began.   Gadgets and mobile apps will be developed to help visitors download biographies and pictures of the martyrs.     The nine walls being constructed in the … Read more 21.07.17  Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand :Vegetation

Uttarakhand is the state located at the foothills of the snow clad Himalayas with lush green vegetation. There is a diverse range of flora and fauna habitated in Uttarakhand. The State has rich and diverse floral, faunal and microbial wealth including rare and threatened species of plants and animals. Uttarakhand’s vegetation cover is about 60 … Read more Uttarakhand :Vegetation

Transport of Uttarakhand

  Uttarakhand in India is easily accessible by air, rail and road. The Jolly Grant airport near Dehradun is the most popular airport in the region. Some domestic airlines operate flights to and from Dehradun. Uttarakhand shares an excellent railway network with most of the Indian cities and towns. The major railway stations that connect … Read more Transport of Uttarakhand

Main Features of Uttarakhand Economy

  Uttarakhand economy mainly relies on tourism industry. Uttarakhand, being situated on the foothills of Himalayas, comprises of numerous hill stations which attract tourists from all across the globe thereby bringing money to the state. Apart from the hill stations, the wildlife have also been a major attraction for tourism as tourists come to visit … Read more Main Features of Uttarakhand Economy

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