18.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   No Bpl In Jharkhand By 2020, Vows CM Chief Minister Raghubar Das said at the State BJP executive committee meeting that the government is committed for Antyodaya in the State. He said that the government has been working for wiping out poverty from State and expressed hope of no BPL in Jharkhand by … Read more

16.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Daily Treatment For Tb Patients To Begin   Daily treatment for those affected by TB will begin in the State on Tuesday. This is in keeping with the new guidelines of the Revised National TB Control Programme and a shift in the treatment protocol from intermittent to daily treatment.   The first dose … Read more

14.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Birsa Munda Airport To Be Functional 24×7 From April 1 In an attempt to lure International flights, Birsa Munda Airport (BMA) will be operational round the clock from April 1 next year.   It would be possible after flow of passengers at Birsa Munda Airport crossed one million mark this April while air … Read more

13.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   CM Forms Special Task Cell   Chief Minister Raghubar Das formed a special task cell with Principal Secretary of Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department Nidhi Khare as its nodal officer. This cell will integrate Pradhan Mantri Aawas (urban and rural), ODF (urban and rural), DBT and Gem.   On one interface, one can … Read more

12.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand Circle Launches Website On World Post Day   Taking postal services to the next level by making it more reliable for people, the Postal Department, Jharkhand Circle on the occasion of World Post Day launched its official website. The denizens can get information at one click about ongoing schemes on www.jharkhandpost.on . … Read more

09.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Liquor Shops To Support Cashless Transactions   In what could be the first out of shopping malls and airports in the country, liquor shops in Jharkhand are getting ready, at least in principle, to add cashless mode of payment in future soon.   Notably, cashless mode of payment in liquor shops is not … Read more

08.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Govt Seeks Stakeholders’ Help For Skill Development   To make sure that the Government not only stands on its target of providing 25,000 jobs to skilled youths by January 12 next year but also delivers quality workforce to the industry, Chief Secretary Rajbala Verma on Thursday sought help from every single stakeholder who … Read more

07.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Saghan Mission Indradhanush To Save 18k Infants   National Health Mission (Jharkhand) is all set to conduct life saving mission for infants up to two years and pregnant women in two districts of State from October 10 in State.   The mission which is scheduled to run till January 7 next year in … Read more

06.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Health Insurance Scheme to be launched in Jharkhand on November 15   Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das announced that the Mukhya Mantri Swasthya Bima Yojana (Chief Minister Health Insurance Scheme) will be launched from Ranchi on November 15 and will cover the entire state by December 28.   The poor would not have to spend anything on … Read more

05.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   20,000 families get houses under central scheme   The Jharkhand government on Monday celebrated Gandhi Jayanti by giving away houses to 20,051 families of the economically weaker section under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna(PMAY) and declaring all 41 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) free of open defecation.   Chief minister Raghubar Das along with urban development minister C P Singh joined … Read more

Good Governance

The “key word” to be used in this is the “Good Governance” in the various phases of the service definition, development, refining and monitoring, and the whole concept of Good Governance services is based on “putting the citizen (user) at the centre of innovative services” starting from enabling of a specific procedure: citizens shall be … Read more

The Consumer Protection Act

The Consumer Protection Act is an Act to provide for better protection of the interests of consumers and for that purpose to make provision for the establishment of consumer councils and other authorities for the settlement of consumers’ disputes and for matters connected therewith .A number of laws have been enacted in India to safeguard … Read more

Bureaucracy : Origin; its merits and demerits; Role of Bureaucracy in Policy formulation and its Implementation. Nexus between Bureaucracy and Political Executive

In ancient and medieval India, there was monarchical form of government and the general administration was run by people having near or distant relationship with the King instead of dedicated bureaucracy . But gradually the administration assumed complexities and this required specialist knowledge.The British rulers established a new form of administration analogous to their own … Read more

Morale and Productivity

Morale and Productivity of an Employee are higly interdependent. Morale is the most important Psychological state of mind of a person which is expressed as selfconfidence, loyalty toward an organization and/or enthusiasm. Morale of an employee determines the behavior either positively or negatively in an organization. Morale is directly related to employee motivation level and … Read more

04.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   HC to move to a new address   The state building construction department  said the new complex of the Jharkhand high court at Dhurwa area in Ranchi will be complete by December.   According to govt officials, the construction work for the Rs 465-crore high court complex is in its final stages. In addition to, the construction of … Read more

Right to Education Act

Education is the most powerful tool which can shape the destiny of an individual as well as the whole nation. It is also the key to gender equality. Also it is not only the individual who gets empowered, but the community as a whole and society at large. It is in recognition of these aspects … Read more

03.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   National Human Rights Commission seeks report on death of children from Jharkhand   National Human Rights Commission has sought a report from the Jharkhand government in 6 weeks of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College Hospital in Jamshedpur for the death of 52 children in a month. According to the notice issued to the … Read more

01 & 02.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Tigers and elephants increases in Betla National Park   The number of tigers and elephants is increasing in Betla National Park in Palamu. There were four tigers here in 2014 which increased to 6 in 2017. In this period, the number of elephants has increased from 150 to 186.   There is an … Read more

Human Rights

Human Rights are commonly understood as inalienable fundamental rights “to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being,” and which are “inherent in all human beings” regardless of their nation, location, language, religion, ethnic origin or any other status. The history of human rights can be traced to past documents, … Read more

Public and Private Administration

The public and Private administration:-Public administration is different from private administration in three important aspects, the first is the political character, secondly the breadth of scope, impact and consideration and public accountability. These differences seem very fundamental and very valid in the Iight of our own exploration of the subject in previous articles. Following principles … Read more

Recruitment of Civil Service

Civil service refers to the body of government officials who are employed in civil occupations that are neither political nor judicial. The concept of civil service was prevalent in India from ancient times. The Mauryan administration employed civil servants in the name of adhyakshas and rajukas. The examination for civil servants in those days too … Read more

30.09.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand gets NHRC notice over infant deaths   The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to Jharkhand government over death of 52 infants due to reported malnutrition in 30 days at Jamshedpur’s Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College (MGM) hospital.   The NHRC has also asked the union health ministry to take immediate action by way of … Read more

29.09.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   BSNL may set up 3,000 more telecom towers in Maoist hit areas. State-run BSNL may be asked to set up 3,000 more telecom towers on an urgent basis and enhance the satellite bandwidth in the Maoist-infested areas to improve communication among the security agencies operating there.   The task of setting up nearly 2200 telecom … Read more

28.09.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Applications invited for Chief Minister’s scheme   Under the Chief Minister’s scheme, loan is being provided to the beneficiaries of the rural sector which includes maximum Rs 1 lakh for service work and maximum of Rs. 3 lakhs for manufacturing There is a provision of giving 35% of the cost to the beneficiaries … Read more

Generalist versus Specialist

Generalist versus Specialist: A ‘generalist’ means an amateur administrator who had education in linguistics or classics and is a highly intelligent man with certain personal qualities of character. While on the other hand, A ‘specialist’ is an expert who has devoted time and studies to a special branch of learning and has acquired specialized experience … Read more

Right to information act

Right to information is a fundamental right of any citizen of India to know what is happening with the government. Every individual has the freedom to seek any government related information through this RTI act 2005. The Right to Information Act (2005) is one of the key legislation enacted by the Parliament which guarantees the … Read more

Right to Service Act

Delivering public services in a time bound, decentralised and citizen friendly manner has been one of the major challenges facing the administration wing of the government.Right to Service legislation in India comprises statutory laws which guarantee time-bound delivery of various public services rendered to citizens and provides mechanism for punishing the errant public servant if … Read more

Lokayukta

Lokayukta investigates cases of corruption, where substantiated, recommend action. He is a great check on corruption, brings about transparency in the system, makes administrative machinery citizen friendly. His functions largely depend upon jurisdiction vested in him and facilities provided for taking cognizance of citizens’ grievances promptly, dexterously and expeditiously through simple, informal mechanism devoid of … Read more

The State Public Service Commission

The Jharkhand Public Service Commission was Constituted under the provisions of the Article 315 of the Constitution of India by the Governor of Jharkhand vide Notification . Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) was established with the aim of making a commission fully responsible for making the recruitment for the government posts in the state. The … Read more

Finance Commission

Under the Constitution the financial resources of the State are very limited though they have to do many works of social uplift under directive principles. In order to cope with their ever-expanding needs, the Central Government makes grants-in-aid to the States. Grant- in-aid to States , through it Central Government exercises a strict control over … Read more

District Administration : Origin and development of the office of the District Magistrate and Collector; Changing Role Collector; Impact of the separation of Judiciary on District Administration

District has been the basic unit of administration in India since ancient times. In India, we have a democratic welfare state which involves wide scope of activities for the development of the people and the nation as a whole. District administration, is that part of public administration which functions in the territorial limits of the … Read more

State Administration : State Secretariat, Chief Secretary. Chief Minister’s Office.

The state secretarial consists of departments of state government which are headed politically by the ministers and administratively by the secretaries. The chief secretary Is the head of the entire state secretariat while a secretary is a head of one or two departments. Functions of State Secretariat: ? the secretariat of the state determines the … Read more

Union Administration : Central Secretariat,Cabinet Secretariat, Prime Minister’s Office

Cabinet Secretariat The Cabinet Secretariat is responsible for the administration of the Government of India (Transaction of Business) Rules, 1961 and the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules 1961, facilitating smooth transaction of business in Ministries/ Departments of the Government by ensuring adherence to these rules. The Secretariat assists in decision-making in Government by … Read more

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