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: India – Israel Relations

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam     India – Israel Relations Israel, officially State of Israel, in the Middle East, located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bounded to the north by Lebanon, to the … Read more

10.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Mini-grid policy to help realise ‘power to all’ dream   Looking for viable an alternate of conventional grid based power supply lines, especially in un-served and under served localities of the State, agencies like Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED), Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) and the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation … Read more

09.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Study: panchayats fail to generate own funds   A recent study by Participatory Research In Asia reveals that in Jharkhand panchayats are lagging behind in generating their own funds. The comparative study with adjoining states shows that the potential of the panchayats for revenue generation has remained unused in Jharkhand.   “PRIA’s study … 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

06.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Cabinet nod to empower state with village development committees   In a bid to bring 100 per cent transparency and maximize people’s participation in small Government schemes, State Cabinet approved the proposal of setting up Adivasi Vikas Samiti and Gram Vikas Samiti in each of the villages in Jharkhand.   During the Cabinet … Read more

21.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Cabinet nod to form sc panel   The State Cabinet on Tuesday approved constituting the Scheduled Caste commission for the State. “The demand has been pending since the formation of the State. Around 40 lakh SCs residing in the State would be benefited with the decision. The Commission would formulate policies for their … Read more

JPSC Notes Android App

Dear All, We have released a beta version of our android app for JPSC Exam. We have presently focused on the prelims exam of JPSC and that to the notes part. Sections Covered in our app are as shown below:- Jharkhand History Jharkhand Economy Jharkhand Polity Daily Current Affairs Remaining GS Topics

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

30.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand budget: Mixed response from traders, entrepreneurs   This year’s budget of the Raghubar Das government got a mixed response from the state’s trade, commerce and industry bodies. The various trade organisations described as positive the allocations in the skill development, new roads and said such financial outlays would change the lifestyle of rural … Read more

24.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Economic survey push to govt’s growth trajectory   The Jharkhand Economic Survey Report presented by Chief Minister Raghubar Das in the Assembly portrayed a bullish picture of the State’s economy, stating that the GSDP and GSVA of the State witnessed 40 per cent growth and per capita income grew by 31 per cent in … 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

20.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM, bhagat inaugurate ‘aadi mahotsav’   Chief Minister Raghubar Das alongwith Union Minister Sudarshan Bhagat today inaugurated the grand celebration of the spirit of tribal populace that showcases unique crafts, customs, cuisines of the community through annual fest ‘Aadi Mahotsav’.   Jharkhand that registers sufficient number of ethnic groups, for the first time has … 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

10.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Denizens gear up to welcome harvest festival ‘tusu’   The tribal population across the State is geared up for the harvest festival ‘Tusu’. The three-day festival will start on January 12.   Seeing festivity, the small and moderate scale hotels literally closed down their shops, as most of the labourers went on holiday in … Read more

06.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand credai joins clean india campaign   Joining the bandwagon of Swachchha Bharat campaign, Jharkhand Chapter of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India (CREDAI) launched CREDAI Clean City Movement with getting solid waste disposal machine installed at Heritage Garden in Deepatoli operational.   They launched this initiative in Jharkhand today … 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

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

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

Sports personalities and Infrastructure of Jharkhand

Sports personalities and Infrastructure of Jharkhand Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Captain Indian Cricket Team One of the highlight of year 2011 was the enthronement of Indian One-Day cricket (ODI) Cricket Team led by its captain cool, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, WHO hails from Ranchi, Jharkhand. Within the previous few years, we’ve got seen the meteoric rise of … Read more

Famous personalities of Jharkhand

Famous personalities of Jharkhand Following are the most renowned personalities of Jharkhand: Birsa Munda was a freedom fighter and a tribal leader, whose spirit of activism within the late nineteenth century, is remembered to be a strong mark of protest against British rule India. Born and raised within the tribal belt around Bihar and Jharkhand, … Read more

Divisions and districts of Jharkhand

Divisions and districts of Jharkhand With the approval of Bihar Reorganization Bill, Jharkhand states came into existence on 15 Nov 2000 and have become the 28th state of India. Jharkhand is a state sculpted out of the southern a part of Bihar with 18 districts. The state shares its border with the states of Bihar to … Read more

Modern history of Jharkhand after Independence

Modern history of Jharkhand after Independence The modern tribal movement for regional autonomy is a phenomena after India got independence. Jharkhand movement too is such a phenomenon. The main aim of the Jharkhand movement was the creation of a separate “Adivasi state”. Before independence, it was the main issue. But after independence, decks were clear … Read more

14.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Govt demands rs 2761 cr as 2nd supplementary   The Government on Wednesday tabled its 2nd Supplementary Budget demanding Rs 2761.42 crore in order to meet its share to the Centrally funded schemes and fill the contingency fund coffers. Minister Saryu Roy presented the Demands for Grants before the House adjourned for the … 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

09-12-2017 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Silent movement for women empowerment in state: cm   Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said that a silent movement is taking place in Jharkhand with Government’s resolve for women empowerment. He said that the Government is appointing village coordinators in 32,000 villages through the medium of Chief Minister’s small enterprises and making women … Read more

23.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand surges ahead of Bihar on several socio­economic indices   Jharkhand turned 17 last week. But 17 years after the bifurcation of Bihar, the debate still rages as to which is the better state.   Data suggests that while Jharkhand has taken a leap forward, Bihar, after showing signs of development, is lagging … Read more

15.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Govt-People Digital Interface Launched   In order to narrow the gap between the system and common people, the State Government has launched mobile application, web portal and augmented reality tools.   Chief Minister Raghubar Das while inaugurating the digital platforms on Tuesday said that the mechanism would help people in connecting to him … 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

03.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand among 10 worst states in infant mortality list: Survey   Almost 3% of infants in Jharkhand die within a year of their birth, a recent study has showed. The sample registration survey (SRS) for 2016, conducted by the Centre and released last month, said Jharkhand’s infant mortality rate (IMR) was 29 per 1,000 live births … 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

11.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Guv Advocates Addiction-Free Jharkhand   Amid the government lending no ears to the voices of liquor ban from one part of the State to the other at intervals, Governor Droupadi Murmu has suggested the government to move ahead on addiction substance free society and to not merely run after enhanced revenues. In a … 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

Inflation & Control Mechanism

inflation is a sustained increase in the general price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time. When the price level rises, each unit of currency buys fewer goods and services.It is the percentage change in the value of the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) on a year-on year basis. It effectively … Read more

Monetary Policies

Monetary policy is the process by which the monetary authority of a country controls the supply of money, often targeting an inflation rate or interest rate to ensure price stability and general trust in the currency. Objectives of Monetary Policies are:-  Accelerated growth of the economy Balancing saving and investments Exchange rate stabilization Price stability Employment … Read more

Services

Current Status It is the largest and fastest growing sector globally contributing to the global output and employing more people than any other sector Why has services sector grown? Increase in urbanisation, privatisation and more demand for intermediate and final consumer services Availability of quality services is vital for the well being of the economy … Read more

Indian Agriculture

  Mainstay of Indian Economy Since independence, undergone a change from being the sector contributing the highest share to the GDP to one contributing the lowest share. Agriculture is a state subject. GDP contribution (Agriculture and allied sector) 5 pc in 1950-51 7 pc in 2008-09 and 14.6 pc in 2009-10. It was 19 pc in … Read more

Economic Growth, Development & Planning 

  Economic Growth Economic growth means an increase in real GDP. This increase in real GDP means there is an increase in the value of national output / national expenditure. Economic growth is an important macro-economic objective because it enables increased living standards and helps create new jobs. Measurement of Economic Growth Economic growth is … Read more

Indian Economy in global Scenario

  The global macroeconomic landscape is currently chartering a rough and uncertain terrain characterized by weak growth of world output. The situation has been exacerbated by; (i) declining prices of a number of commodities, with reduction in crude oil prices being the most visible of them, (ii) turbulent fnancial markets (more so equity markets), and … Read more

Concept of Developing, Emerging and Developed countries.

  In 1978, the World Bank, for the first time, constructed an analytical country classification system. The occasion was the launch of the World Development Report. Annexed to the report was a set of World Development Indicators (WDI), which provided the statistical underpinning for the analysis. The first economic classification in the 1978 WDI divided … Read more

12 Finance Commission of India

  The Twelfth Finance Commission  was appointed under the chairmanship of C. Rangarajan on November 1, 2002 to make recommendations regarding the distribution between the Union and the States of net proceeds of shareable taxes, the principles which should govern the grants- in-aid of the revenues of States from the Consolidated Fund of India and … Read more

Export Import (EXIM) Policy  of India  

Export Import Policy or  Exim Policy or Foreign Trade Policy is a set of guidelines and instructions related to the import and export of goods. Various Objectives of Exim Policy are :- To facilitate sustained growth in exports from India and import in India. To stimulate sustained economic growth by providing access to essential raw … Read more

JPSC Mains Paper 3:SOCIAL SCIENCES (History and Geography) Notes

Detailed Notes for JPSC Mains Paper III Notes- Detailed topicwise Jharkhand Mains GK Notes for JPSC Mains Exam are provided for free browsing. Jharkhand (JPSC) Mains Notes are designed by JPSC Toppers and other civil servants. Detail Notes can be browsed at the following links. Section (A) – History: 100 Marks Section (B) – Geography: … Read more

Economy of Jharkhand for JPSC Prelims Examination

  [twy_display_category id=”1589″] Jharkhand Economy: Features,Issues, Challenges and Strategics Economic growth and structure of Jharkhand’seconomy, sectoral  composition, growth in SDP and per capita NSDP In last decade,  Agricultural and industrial growth in jharkhand Demographic features of Jharkhand : population growth, sex ratio,  density, literacy,composition of work force, rural-urban composition etc. with special reference to Census … Read more

Food Security & Public Distribution System(PDS)

WHO Defines Food security to exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food which meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life. Food security has three interlinked contents such as :- Availability of food, Access to food and absorption of food. Food … Read more

Banking- Role of Commercial Banks, Issue of NPA, Financial Inclusion:-

Table of Content:- Role of Commercial Banks Issue of NPA Financial Inclusion A Commercial bank is a type of financial institution that provides services such as accepting deposits, making business loans, and offering basic investment products There is acute shortage of capital. People lack initiative and enterprise. Means of transport are undeveloped. Industry is depressed. The commercial … Read more

JPSC Prelims Notes for Economic Concepts and Indian Economy

Basic Features of Indian Economy (I) National Income ; Elementary concepts of national Income and methods of its calculation e-g,GDP, GNP, NDP, NNP, CSDP. NSDP, DDP at constant and current prices, at factor cost etc; (II) Inflation : Concept control of inflation : monetary, fiscal and direct measures. (III)Demographic features : Work force composition, demographic … Read more

Jharkhand Geography- for Jharkhand PCS Exam of JPSC

Detailed Notes for Jharkhand Geography Specifically designed Notes for Jharkhand Geography can be Bought at minimum price in PDF or Printed format Geography of Jharkhand plays a crucial role in not only Jharkhand PSC Prelims Exam but even JPSC Mains Exam. Jharkhand Geography Notes are designed by JPSC Toppers and other civil servants. Detail Notes … Read more