13.02.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·         Centre’s Sankalp programme to be launched in State The Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) programme of Union Government will soon be implemented at Jharkhand. The scheme is being launched with the aim to preparing and implementing high quality training modules and will be aided by World Bank. The programme … Read more

10-11.02.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND PM to gift 3 medical colleges to J’khand on February 17   In his third visit to Jharkhand in past six months, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate three medical colleges built with a cost of nearly Rs 885 crore and other welfare projects worth around Rs 1000 crore during a public rally in … Read more

31.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand industries have to instal PM10 monitoring devices, likely within 2 months   Concerned over poor air quality, the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) is all set to instal devices to measure PM10, a particulate matter 10 micrometres or less in diameter, mandatorily on all industry premises.   The new order will be … Read more

30.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   3K cattle breeding centres soon in State Agriculture Minister Randhir Singh said that a total of 3,000 cattle breeding centres will be set up to promote indigenous cattle and Jharkhand will be converted into an organic State by 2028 because only cow-based farming can ensure sustainable soil health and enhance nutritional content in … Read more

29.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Soon, pay to earn from natural assets   After years of slumber, the Jharkhand Biodiversity Board (JBB) has now woken up to the need for rationalising the use of produces of the state’s flora and fauna for commercial purposes and adding revenue to the exchequer in the process. Officials said the move is formally … Read more

27-28.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt to plant 37L saplings to compensate deforestation   The Government is going to carry out massive afforestation drive in State by planting 37 lakhs saplings to compensate felling of 3.44 lakh trees for the completion of Mandal Dam project in Palamu.   44 lakh trees will be cut for completion of the project, … Read more

26.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Ranchi state’s rape capital too   With an average of 14 rape cases and 13 murders each month, the state capital of Jharkhand remained also the state’s most crime-prone district in 2018, as per the crime data released by the state police.   Ranchi witnessed the maximum number of incidents of cognisable crimes like … Read more

25.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Witch hunting death cases lowest in five years in State   In 2018, a total of 26 cases of witch hunting deaths were reported in the State, which is the lowest in last five years. The monthly crime records on Jharkhand police website shows that in 2018, there has been over 35 per cent … Read more

24.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND I&B Ministry to facilitate Jharkhand International Film Festival, 2019   With a view to promote and showcase the Best of Indian cinema, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, through Directorate of Film Festivals, will be lending support to the organization of 2nd Jharkhand International Film Festival in Ranchi, Jharkhand from 1st to 3rd February, 2019. … Read more

23.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·         CM presented Rs 85,429 Cr budget   The size of the budget witnessed a 6.5 per cent increase from previous year with 12 per cent raise in development schemes’ share from Rs 46,503 crore in FY 2018-19 to Rs 52,282 crore in 2019-2020. The government has also tried to curtail its non planned … Read more

22.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand eyeing tie-up with NRDC to solve start-up funding puzzle   The state Information Technology department is working out a plan to rope in National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) to help government with intricacies of funding start-up ideas in Jharkhand. In June last year, state cabinet sanctioned Rs 50 crore venture capital fund to encourage start-ups. Thereafter, … Read more

20-21.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·         Economic Survey projects State on high growth rate The Jharkhand Economic Survey laid out by the Government in the State Legislative Assembly portrayed a dynamic picture of the State’s economy mentioning that Jharkhand is on the track of achieving high growth rate with several economic indicators of development showing commendable progress. The survey … Read more

19.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

  JHARKHAND Annual waterbird census begins in Jharkhand   The fourth edition of waterbird census has started in the prominent waterbodies of Jharkhand. Bird watchers and ornithologists, under the patronage of state department of forest, environment and climate change, will document the population of resident and migratory birds in Jharkhand’s leading water bodies.   In January … Read more

18.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Bicycle sharing project to start in city soon   The ambitious Cycle Sharing project under the flagship venture of Ranchi Smart City Corporation Limited is likely to commence soon. Sources informed that the bicycle parts from Taiwan and Germany have reached Ranchi and the assembling work will soon be completed.   As per announcement … Read more

17.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·         Long-awaited Icha Dam construction to begin soon Pending since 1990, the construction work for Icha Dam under the Subarnarekha Multi Purpose project will finally begin. The State Cabinet recently cleared the way to starting the construction of the dam, the height of which will now be reduced from 225 metres to 213 metres. … Read more

16.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND UP offers surplus potatoes to J’khand   One of the most consumed vegetables, potato, will soon make inroads to Jharkhand not from West Bengal but from the north-west neighbor Uttar Pradesh.  Uttar Pradesh’ marketing institution Horticulture Cooperative Marketing Federation (HOFED) held a buyer-seller meet in Ranchi to promote its surplus potatoes to buyers of … Read more

15.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·         Cabinet nod to two new medical colleges ð  State cabinet approved the proposal for construction of two new medical colleges, one each in Koderma and Chaibasa. ð  Under phase II of Centre’s scheme to construct medical colleges, approval has been given to establishing a new medical college in Karma area of Koderma with … Read more

13-14.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   ·         State’s biodiversity board plans a levy on trade of bio resources ð  Jharkhand’s State Biodiversity Board (SBB) is preparing to levy charges from individuals or manufacturing units accessing or collecting any biological resources, as listed under the Biological Diversity Act 2002, for commercial purposes. ð  The levy will be charged by biodiversity … Read more

12.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Health department wants private doctors’ services in rural hospitals   The state health department has turned towards doctors from private sector to treat patients in rural health centres on call basis. The health department has okayed a proposal that will enable the district health machinery to constitute a panel of physicians, surgeons, paediatricians, gynaecologists … Read more

10.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND J’khand plans to export skilled labour to international hubs   Jharkhand, which organised the Global Skill Summit 2019 on Thursday, plans to export skilled labour to international hubs of commerce.   One such hub is the United Arab Emirates (UAE) — the state plans to meet 20% of the highly urbanised Gulf country’s need … Read more

09.01.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Ranchi hosts global skill summit today   At the venue, the Jharkhand government will announce its claim of achieving the target of offering private sector employment to one lakh skilled young people.   The state government claims to have already given job letters to 92,000 young people in different trades, while about 15,000 are … Read more

09.01.19 Jharkhand(JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand puts proposed merger of over 6,000 middle schools on hold   Jharkhand government has put the merger of proposed 6,466 middle schools (classes 6 to 8) on hold, till the impact assessment of the already merged 4,600 primary schools gets completed.   The Government has already roped in Indian Institute of Management (IIM), … Read more

08.01.19 Jharkhand(JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·        Jharkhand leads at Smart City project implementation ð  Jharkhand is leading in the implementation of smart city mission programmes across the country. The latest ranking released by the ministry of urban affairs on Monday showed that Jharkhand tops the performance chart with 288.14 points. ð  The state is way ahead of Gujarat in … Read more

06-07.01.19 Jharkhand(JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·        Infants born at government hospitals in Jharkhand to get baby-care kits ð  The state health, medical education and family welfare department on Friday approved a scheme to provide free baby-care kits to infants who are born at government hospitals across the state. ð  To be included in the state’s annual budget for 2019-2020 … Read more

05.01.19 Jharkhand(JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND PM lays foundation stone of revival of North Koel project at Palamu in Jharkhand   Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of revival of North Koel (Mandal Dam) project amounting to Rupees 2500 crore and Kanhar Stone Pipeline irrigation system at Palamu in Jharkhand.   The Mandal Dam project will help around … Read more

04.01.19 Jharkhand(JPSC) Current Affairs

  ·        2 Jharkhand districts in top 10 Two districts of Jharkhand made it to the top 10 list to perform exceptionally in the World Toilet Day Contest 2018 organised by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS). The results for the competition was organised on Wednesday evening in which Hazaribag and Lohardaga district … Read more

03.01.19 Jharkhand(JPSC) Current Affairs

v JHARKHAND PM set to launch first women’s university in Jamsedhpur   The first dedicated university for women in the region will come into existence on January 15 as the Jamshedpur Women’s College (JWC) will be upgraded to a university on the day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to launch the institution online from … Read more

02.01.19 Jharkhand(JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND World Bank-funded water project in Govindpur set for commissioning by Jan-end   Amid the World Bank (WB) team inspecting ~237 crore Bagbera-Chota Govindpur piped drinking water project funded by it over tribal objections, Govindpur part of the project is all set for commissioning by January-end with successful beginning of trial runs of its water … Read more

01.01.19 Jharkhand(JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND In Niti Aayog’s five worst performing districts, three are from Jharkhand   Jharkhand’s three districts, Pakur, Chatra and Giridih, figured in bottom five of “least improved districts” in the second Delta Ranking of the Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP), released by the Niti Aayog.   Five worst performing districts in health and nutrition and three … Read more

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