Disaster Management :Causes, Meaning and Classification of Disaster; Disaster Mitigation;Immediate and Long-term measures

Disaster Management History shows that India is exposed to national disasters. Cyclones, floods, earthquakes, droughts and floods are major threats. About 60 percent of the landmass is prone to earthquakes of various intensities, over 40 million hectares is prone to floods and 68 percent of the area is susceptible to drought. This not only results … Read more

READ: Interlinking of Rivers

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam After Cauvery: A look at other inter-state water tussles   The Supreme Court on February 16 delivered its verdict on Cauvery river water sharing between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, and Puducherry, bringing an … Read more

28.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand CM hails administration, judiciary for welfare schemes   Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das  lauded the joint efforts made by the administration and the judiciary towards people’s welfare   Gumla is the third place after Jamshedpur and Ranchi where the administration and the judiciary together launched camps to distribute welfare benefits among the beneficiaries. INTERNATIONAL … Read more

23.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Food subsidy pilot project taking toll on poor: Survey.   A social audit conducted by Right To Food Campaign activists has pointed out serious flaws in the government’s Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme introduced last year for ration distribution across the state.   In October 2017, the government launched the pilot project at Nagri block in Ranchi district and … Read more

20.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Birds headcount declines by 25,000 in a year in state   The State known for its natural habitats for birds and animals is quickly slipping into unfriendly land since the recent census conducted for avian has recorded considerable decline in their presence.   Against the previous census conducted in January 2016, this year … Read more

16.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND State minority panel reviews ongoing schemes   State Minority Commission Chairman Md. Kamaal Khan along with the members of the panel reviewed the status of all ongoing schemes for minority groups.   The schemes included Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY), social welfare schemes and status of educational institutions for minorities.   Taking up a … Read more

14.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jiada provides land to set up mega food park   Jharkhand Industrial Area Development Authority (JIADA) approved the investment proposal to set up a mega food park at Chandankyari in Bokaro. The decision was taken in the project clearance committee meet held at JIADA office at Balidih in Bokaro on Tuesday under the … Read more

08.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Forest dept pays rs 9.55 lakh as compensation to 30 villagers   The forest department has paid Rs 9.55 lakh as compensation to 32 villagers through cheques and demand drafts following series of tusker attacks at the villages.   The department has embarked on the process of making payment of compensation for the … Read more

01.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Sanitation dept eyes odf sustainability in state   After ensuring construction of sufficient number of toilets in rural belts, the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation is putting efforts from all fronts to maintain Open Defecation Free (ODF) sustainability in all such districts that have achieved the ODF status.   Through engaging ample … Read more

28.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   ‘Swacchta Sankalp’ receives pm modi’s applause The initiative of the Government of Jharkhand in engaging women workforce largely for constructing toilets to attain Open Defecation-Free (ODF) status on or before June, 2018 has received Prime Minister Narendra Modi praise. Following the success of the special drive ‘Swacchta Sankalp’, the Department of Drinking Water … Read more

23.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   CM announces ‘foreign office’ in capital city   CM Raghubar Das on Thursday announced to set up a ‘Foreign office’ in Capital City, where  a placement committee will take care of the registration and other issues of people who go out of country for employment.   The CM, on the occasion, laid the … Read more

20.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand travel mart to endorse state’s tourism prospects   Endeavouring hard to bring Jharkhand on global map through its scintillating beauty adorned with abundance forest wraps, heritage attractions and religious sites, Jharkhand Tourism is all set to organise the first ever ‘Jharkhand Travel Mart 2018’ at Mega Sports Complex, Khelgaon. The first of … Read more

10.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Stations to get equipped with digital fare display boards   Chakradharpur railway division of South Eastern Railway ( SER) has decided to set up digital fare display boards in various important railway stations.   the  facility which would help passengers to know about the fare between originating and destination stations would be introduced in … Read more

08.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Cmc to get rs 311.30 crore for solid waste management   The State planning authority committee earmarked Rs 311.30 crore funds for implementation of Solid Waste Management component under Chas Municipal Corporation (CMC).   The Management of solid waste includes collection, dumping and processing of the waste. Private agencies would be engaged for transportation … Read more

04-05.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt to emphasise on developing market for forest goods: CM   Chief Minister Raghubar Das in a programme organised at Forest Training School, Mahilong, on Sunday said emphasis is on developing market for all forest goods so that income of forest dweller can be improved. The State Government is working with an aim to … Read more

02.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Over 40k toilets constructed in 5 days   To increase coverage of IHHL and declaring Jharkhand as ODF State prior to year 2018, the State Government has initiated a month long campaign “Swachhta  Sankalp Abhiyaan” from 26th January to 25th February 2018. Construction of 3 Lakh toilets has been targeted in 30 days i.e., … Read more

01.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND First-of-its-kind workshop held for TB survivors   Tuberculosis (TB) survivors from different parts of Jharkhand met in Ranchi from January 30 to February 1 to take part in a capacity-building workshop. ‘From TB Survivors to TB Champions, Capacity Building Workshop’, was organized by REACH in partnership with the State TB Cell, Jharkhand, and supported … Read more

25.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM inaugurates online service for fellowship scheme   Chief Minister Raghubar Das today inaugurated online service of Chief Minister Fellowship scheme. Students can apply online for scholarship, grants and honorarium and for that they will not have to go to departments.   Chief Minister Fellowship scheme will benefit students in three levels.   Students … Read more

21 & 22.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand seeks Rs 4,000 crore Central assistance for new capital   Jharkhand government has demanded Central assistance of Rs 4,000 crore for setting up a new capital city. The plan is stuck on the drawing board since creation of the state in November 15, 2000.   Urban development minister CP Singh placed this demand … Read more

17.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Ibreast exam introduced for first time in state   In a positive development that could have significant impact on breast cancer screening in the State, Brahmananda Narayana Multispeciality Hospital (BNMH) has procured iBreastExam, a hand-held point-of-care medical kit that has the capability to detect breast cancer in its early stages. Normally breast cancer is … Read more

16.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Wildlife numbers fall in Jharkhand even as forest cover increases   Black bucks no longer bellow here and the Chinkara’s snort is barely heard in Jharkhand now.   The presence of around a dozen wildlife species , including the tiger and leopards , and birds such as the great spotted eagle appears to be … Read more

12.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND 10 new irrigation projects in offing   The State will soon have 10 new irrigation projects with the initiatives of Chief Minister Ragubar Das, Secretary of Water Resources Department KK Soan has sent a proposal to central Government for 10 big and small irrigation projects for their support. The CM on December 18, 2017 … Read more

11.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand government acquires land in Ranch for building for 8,700 slum families   Jharkhand government  took possession of the land outside Ranchi from Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) for building pucca houses for slum dwellers under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY).   Of the total land, a little over 106 acres will be used to build affordable homes … Read more

09.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt gears up for skill summit on january 12   With three days left, the Government is all set to make Jharkhand Skill Summit a memorable event, if not more, as Global Investors Summit last year with Department of Higher, Technical Education and Skill Development leaving no stone unturned to make the event of … Read more

30.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   CM connects jharkhand with saubhagya scheme   Chief Minister Raghubar Das rolled out center’s Saubhagya scheme, meant to provide power connectivity to every household, in the State. Prime Minister had earlier this year announced the scheme for the country that also talks about several consumer oriented reforms in the field of power supply. … Read more

29.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Cm sets target of 100 % grievance redressal in 2018   Emphasising on the need for speedy disposal of complaints relating to public issues at Jan Samvad Kendra, Chief Minister Raghubar Das asked officials to ensure 100 per cent redressal of complaints during his monthly ‘Seedhi Baat’ programme.   The CM advised all … Read more

28.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Govt banks upon ‘fertile months’ for budget use   The State Government may have geared up to call the next Budget session in January, what worries it right now is the expenditure having taken place so far as per the 2017-18 account. A sense of urgency over this issue is there since latest … Read more

27.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   J’khand may set up India’s second Dolphin sanctuary   Jharkhand forest department has moved a proposal to the state government to set up its own Dolphin sanctuary in Sahebganj stretch of the Ganga river. If government accepts the proposal, this could be the second reserve in the country after Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary … Read more

26.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND     Drive against witchcraft to get intensified   Following directions from Jharkhand High Court, Jharkhand Legal Services Authority (JHALSA) in association with State Social Welfare Department, has launched an intensive awareness drive against witchcraft and other social evils in the State. The awareness campaign will be conducted in at least one village of … Read more

21.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   J’khand eyes rs 3,475-cr investment, 50k jobs   The State is expected to get industrial investment in the tunes of Rs  3,475 crore through the companies showing interest under the latest Government’s Momentum Jharkhand initiative. The industrial promotion would also create over 50,000 direct and indirect jobs in the State.   Momentum Jharkhand … Read more

20.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Land bonanza to landless, illegal settlers   State Government has come up with a policy meant to provide land to all landless persons in the State as well regularising the illegal settlers on Government land in rural areas. The decision is estimated to benefit about 1 lakh families who would be given permanent … Read more

Panchayati raj of Jharkhand

Panchayati raj of Jharkhand Jharkhand came into existence on 15 Nov 2000 as the 28th State of India. Following its constitution as a separate State, Jharkhand enacted its panchayati raj Act 2001 in accordance with the provisions of the 73rd amendment to the Constitution which of the Panchayat Extension to the scheduled  Areas Act, 1996, … Read more

Health ,health Infrastructure and health Policy of Jharkhand

Health ,health Infrastructure and health Policy of Jharkhand Health, being a vital asset for individual, health care services play a significant role within the development of any state. Jharkhand, being one among the speedily developing states in India, the govt here, is going away no stone unturned to convert this place into a medical hub … Read more

Education, Educational Infrastructure and Educational Policy of Jharkhand

Education, Educational Infrastructure and Educational Policy of Jharkhand EDUCATION Education has continued to develop, diversify and extend its reach and coverage since the dawn of human history. Each country develops its system of education to precise and promote its distinctive socio-cultural identity and conjointly to fulfil the challenges of the days. World Declaration on Education … Read more

13.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Administration makes cctv cameras mandatory inside school buses   Emphasising on the need to improve the status of transport facilities in all private schools, the district administration has made installation of close-circuit cameras mandatory in all school buses from January 2018 onwards besides deputing a transport manager who has to ensure all basic … Read more

10 &11.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   E-rickshaws operation on new routes to begin from jan   Gearing up to introduce the service of battery operated rickshaws in several routes of the Capital City besides the existing old ones, the new permit holders will be allowed to ferry passengers on the designated routes from January 1.   As many as … Read more

08-12-2017 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand readies for electrification scheme ‘saubhagya’   The government has placed its preliminary idea before the center under the newly launched ‘pradhan mantri sahaj bijli har ghar yojana’ (saubhagya) scheme. Under the scheme meant for universal electrification, 17 lakh household still uncovered from power connection of any kind would be  given new connections … Read more

26-27.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   ·        CM identifies ways to clean, decongest ranchi   ð  In a meeting called at Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) to discuss basic civic issues like traffic management, sanitation, urban planning and development, the Chief Minister instructed the officials and ward councillors to take up the task of sanitation and traffic management with utmost … Read more

25.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand khadi excels at iitf   Jharkhand pavilion at 37th India International Trade Fair (IITF) in New Delhi presented a beautiful collection of khadi made fabric and various other artifacts.   The showcase at the fair also displayed the contributions of all the artists associated with the small and cottage industry spread all … Read more

11.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

BIHAR   Bihar govt’s bid to attract investors in textile sector   Department of Industries, Government of Bihar in association with Apparel Export Promotion Council(AEPC) organised an apparel meet at Ludhiana   The objective of the meeting was to showcase initiatives taken by Bihar government to attract investment in apparel and textile sector.   Speaking on the occasion, … Read more

09.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Stage Set For 31st RU Convocation   Ranchi University (RU) is all set to host the 31st convocation ceremony on November 13 at Dikshant Mandap, Morabadi. Around 53 students will receive gold medals from Governor Draupadi Murmu on the occasion.   Students of batch 2014-2016 both Under-Graduate (UG) and Post-Graduate (PG) will receive … Read more

07.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Govt To Bring Tribals On Board For Mining   To address resentment from the tribal inhabitants against mineral exploration activities in the State, the Government has suggested making prior consultation with the tribal community before taking up any mining activity in the state as mandatory in a draft mineral policy put in the … Read more

02.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Japanese Embassy Hosts Dinner For State Delegation   The Japanese embassy hosted dinner for the delegation led by Chief Secretary Rajbala Verma on the eve of World Food India-2017.   The Jharkhand delegation discussed with Japanese Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu on various aspects of collaboration between Government of Jharkhand and Japan for this event. … Read more

29-30.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Small Villages Doing Better In Water Conservation   When urban areas of State have been struggling with rain water harvesting efforts, rural Jharkhand has started showing what small efforts could lead towards: this is what experts and those working in villages for water conservation have expressed on Sunday during a one-day Seminar on … Read more

22-23.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Welcome To The Garbage Capital Of Jharkhand   Bringing in the concept of initiating a cleanliness drive during the late night hours just before ‘Diwali’ to ensure cleanliness within urban vicinity, the solid waste management disposal system despite several alteration is again back to square one.   Be it Kadru, Station Road, MG … Read more

21.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Now govt buildings in Jharkhand go for solar energy to improve power situation   Govt has planned for 100 govt buildings had been provided with grid connected roof top solar plants with total capacity of 5 MW.   Apart from it, people willing to take benefits of the scheme would get 50 % … Read more

20.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Prez To Be Chief Guest Of State Foundation Day   President Ram Nath Kovind will be the Chief Guest of the State Foundation Day ceremony on November 15 in the Capital City. Chief Secretary Rajbala Verma on Friday said the culmination of the fortnight-long ceremony in the State will be organised in a … Read more

17.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Bsl To Hold Vigilance Awareness Week   In the endeavour to promote transparency, probity and integrity in the life and to encourage fight against corruption, ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ will be observed at Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) from October 30 to November 4.   On this move, BSL organised a debate competition at Crescent … Read more

10.10.17 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

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

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