07.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Celebrating biodiversity: uttarakhand’s festivals related to flora and fauna   Uttarakhand is known for its rich and vast biodiversity. It has mountains, rivers, forests, lakes, valleys, a vast variety of animals and flowers, birds and butterflies. Its natural splendour has been inspiring poets and spiritual seekers down the ages.   Recently, the three-day … Read more 07.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

1.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   NGT orders closure of 8 units in Sitarganj   The National Green Tribunal has ordered closure of eight industrial units in Uttarakhand’s Sitarganj area after the Central Pollution Control Board found them violating pollution norms.   The tribunal also directed the CPCB to submit a report with respect to the remaining industries which … Read more 1.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

31.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ·        World No Tobacco Day is celebrated on 31 May   Every year, on 31 May, World Health Organization and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD).   The theme of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is “Tobacco and heart disease.” The day highlights the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for … Read more 31.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Water Resources of India

Water Resources Rainfall: With an average annual rainfall of 1,170 mm, India is one of the wettest countries in the world. At one extreme are areas like Cherrapunji, in the northeast, which is drenched each year with 11,000 mm of rainfall, and at the other extreme are places like Jaisalmer, in the west, which receives … Read more Water Resources of India

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 Transport : Railways, Highways, Airways and Water ways and their role in regional development, etc.

08.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand amends land management Act   In a move that will make sale of land easier, the Uttarakhand government has amended the Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Management Act, 1950.   “Earlier, land below 3.125 acres was not allowed to be fragmented and sold. After the amendment, such sale or purchase done within a period … Read more 08.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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 05.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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 27.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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 26.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

24.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State seals letter of intent with bali   The Bali province of Indonesia and Uttarakhand will support each other in tourism, culture, e-governane, environment, health, human resource and capacity building. The Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and Bali Governor I Made Mangku Pastika signed a five-point letter of intent to this effect. … Read more 24.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

WhatsApp PDF Notes Printed Icon 4