01.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt clears scheme to fight against fluoride in 15 districts   Since most of the districts of the State are badly hit by high fluoride contents in groundwater, the Government has gone ahead sanctioning a scheme to install safe drinking water supply system covering as many as 233 hamlets of 15 districts.   The … Read more

12.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand among worst; govt releases toll-free helpline   Taking into account the alarming figures of child marriage cases registered in Jharkhand, the Department of Health and Family Welfare on May 10 released the district- wise report of child marriage cases.   The consolidated report suggests that 38 per cent cases of child marriage are … Read more

10.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Health dept, rmc begin malaria control drive   The Department of Health and Family Welfare has begun its exercise of identifying vulnerable districts from where maximum cases of Malaria are reported. The department by far has distributed 67 lakh mosquito nets covering 1.45 crore rural populace. According to the Health Department officials, Dichloro … Read more

The issue of Schedule caste / Scheduled Tribe act

Note: READ is our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam   The issue of Schedule caste / Scheduled Tribe act In March 2018, the Supreme Court observed that the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act of 1989 has become an instrument to … Read more

19.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Make j’khand odf by oct 2, 2018: das   Chief Minister Raghubar Das appealed to people of the State to realise the dream of Clean India by putting in their efforts under Gram Swaraj Campaign in Khajuri of Garhwa district.   He called upon the masses to make people aware and self-indulge in the … Read more

17.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand filmmaker duo grabs national award   Filmmaker duo Meghnath and Biju Toppo have hit gold again with ‘Naachi se Baanchi’ (Dance to stay alive) grabbing the Rajat Kamal award for the Best Biographical Film at the 65th National Awards announced on Friday. The duo had earlier won two other national awards for their films ‘Ek Ropa Dhan’ and ‘Iron … Read more

12.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand gets tag of urban ODF state.   Jharkhand became the 10th among states and union territories to be certified open defecation free in the urban areas. An official announcement for the same was made by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MOHUA).   A state or a district is certified by the QCI … Read more

10.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Forest department to embark on wildlife census   The forest department is all set to embark on its two-phased wildlife estimation census in Kolhan region. The process takes place every five years.   According to information said the wildlife estimation census will be carried out in two phases and which has to be completed … Read more

Quit India Movement

SECOND WORLD WAR AND INDIAN NATIONALISTS In September 1939, the Second World War broke out. Indian opinion was not sought but the British government dragged India in the war as a party. Britain which claimed to be fighting for freedom had destroyed the freedom of the Indian people and had dragged India into the war. … Read more

The partition of India and its consequences

Direct Action Day (1946) Direct Action Day hartal called by the Muslim League on August 16, 1946 to get rid of ‘British slavery and contemplated future caste-Hindu domination’. The  backdrop of the Direct Action Day was not only the Muslim League’s acceptance of the cabinet mission plan, but also the loss of face it had … Read more

29.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Ranchi celebrates World Theatre Day   In an attempt to revitalise the theatre culture of the city and commemorate World Theatre Day, a three-day long event commenced in Audrey House.   Artists from famous theatre groups across the country have been roped in to showcase iconic plays in Hindi and other languages for theatre enthusiasts in the … 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

25-26.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand bans Popular Front of India for spreading anarchy in state   The Jharkhand government has banned the Popular Front of India (PFI) for spreading anarchy in the state.   Action has been taken after the law department gave its consent on the proposal of the home department/police.   PFI has been banned under Section … 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

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

27.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand can make a mark in cbm production: pradhan   Encouraged by the explorations taking place at Bokaro-Bermo coal belt by the State-owned ONGC, the Centre expressed great deal of optimism that Jharkhand can make into premier coal bed methane (CBM) producers of the world in the years to come.   Petroleum Minister … Read more

24.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Govt to arrange skill training for 18k orphan kids in state   Chief Minister Raghubar Das said 18,000 children of the State who have lost their parents will be provided skill training and employment.  He said that in the year 2018, one lakh unskilled, unemployed youth will be trained in skill development and … Read more

09.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND 10,953 villages declared odf in Jharkhand   A total of 10,953 villages in the State of Jharkhand have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) under The Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) (SBM(G). According to the data provided by the ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, out of total 29,647 villages of Jharkhand 10,953 villages, (i.e.36.94 … Read more

23.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Mobile vans to take power connections to villages   The Jharkhand Bijli Vitaran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) in an order to expedite its last mile connectivity under the Saubhagya scheme would go for mobile vans stationed in the rural areas of the State.   The vans are to be deployed in good numbers and would … 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

14-15 .01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND State’s first green khadi park inaugurated at kharsawan   Governor Droupadi Murmu dedicated State’s first green khadi park at Amda, a hamlet in Seraikela-Kharsawan district.   Spread over two acres land, the park has been built with a project cost of `4 crore. It is the first solar-based khadi park. The board has installed … Read more

13.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand sets pace, provides 28,000 jobs in a single day   Jharkhand created a record of sorts on Friday by giving away 27,842 appointment letters to skilled youths in a single day. The state government also unveiled a draft ‘Skill Policy 2018’ at the Skill Development Summit which concluded on Friday. Five MoUs were also signed … 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

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

05.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand 3rd on child marriage list: NHRC   Jharkhand ranks third in the country in terms of child marriages and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).   Jharkhand which is in the low level of social progress category has been listed third in the high child marriage prevalence states by the National Family Health Survey-4.   Worried … Read more

01.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Government departments falter in tax filing   Gone are the days when private entities were notorious of deducting income tax at source from employees and not depositing the amount with income tax department. If Income Tax Department figures are to be believed, Government departments and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) are taking pole position … 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

24-25 .12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Affordable housing project launched   Assotech Limited launched first private affordable housing project in Jharkhand under its wholly owned subsidiary Assotech Sungrowth Abode LLP with ground breaking ceremony for the first phase of project taking place at Assotech Hills site in Boreya area of the city.   The project is a result of … Read more

16.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Solar charkhas to revolutionise cottage industries in state   Replacing the age-old hand driven charkhas (spinning wheels), khadi gramodyog board jharkhand has introduced the concept of solar charkhas to revolutionize the cottage industries here in jharkhand.   With the introduction of solar charkhas here, ranchi has entered into an elite club after varanasi, … 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

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

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

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

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

Administrative system of Jharkhand

Administrative system of Jharkhand People of Jharkhand have broadly three tier level of decision making process within the laws. Village council:-all the people residing in village are included into it. This is a primary traditional decision making process which is called village council or hatu dunub. Head of each village is called by unique name … Read more

PRESS & MAGAZINES of Jharkhand

PRESS & MAGAZINES of Jharkhand Jharkhand television, newspapers and radio form an integral part of media in Jharkhand. Jharkhand media serves as the medium of public awareness and broadcast. It is a well-known fact that media is the reflection of a society: media seems to be an extension of the society, as it depicts the … 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

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES of Jharkhand

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES of Jharkhand Hawaah Palace Padma  Hawaah Palace Padma can be categorised under Historical Places and is a popular tourist place in Hazaribagh. This Hawaah Palace Padma draws huge crowds from the neighbouring places of Bishnupur, Chandel, Churachandpur, Nambol, Senapati, Tamenglong, Thoubal, Ukhrul. Some of the other tourist places in the city of Hazaribagh … Read more

15.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Former Jharkhand CM convicted in coal scam   A special  court held former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, ex-coal secretary H C Gupta and others guilty of criminal conspiracy and corruption in a coal block allocation scam case.   Besides Koda and Gupta, special CBI judge Bharat Parashar convicted former Jharkhand chief secretary Ashok Kumar Basu … 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

21.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   State’s first women’s university to come up at Jamshedpur   ð  State’s first women university will come at Sidhgora in the eastern part of Jamshedpur. ð  As per information, around 18 acres of vacant government land exists in Bagunhatu area, close to Surya Mandir in Sidhgora which will be used to develop the … Read more

14.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND • Coal Capital Dhanbad Gets New University ? Buoyant with its resolve to make Jharkhand an education hub, the State Government touched another milestone today as Chief Minister Raghubar Das laid foundation stone of the Binod Bihari Mahto Koylanchal University building at Dhanbad. ? The new university being constructed with an estimated cost of … 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

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

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

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

25.09.17 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

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