12.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Experts draw roadmap for health & wellness centres   In a bid to implement public healthcare programmes in a much better way, soon Primary Health Centers (PHCs) and Community Health Care (CHCs) across the State will be transformed into Health and Wellness Centers (HWCs). To enable comprehensive primary health care service delivery including disease … Read more

10-11.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM seeks corporates’ help in making ‘no-plastic’ zone   Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday sought help from corporate houses to make the State free from plastic menace. Addressing a CSR review meeting at district headquarters, Das said that the corporate houses must shun use of plastic bags and bottles at their respective premises … Read more

06.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM Raghubar Das urges people to give up plastic use   Chief minister Raghubar Das  urged the people of Jharkhand to come together and help in getting the state rid of plastic use by 2019. Das reached out to the audience gathered at the Tana Bhagat Indoor Stadium in Mega Sports Complex in Hotwar during an … Read more

26.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Nepal first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma   Nepal has become the first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma, world’s leading cause of preventable blindness of infectious origin, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.   Trachoma was the second leading cause of preventable blindness in the Himalayan nation in the … Read more

National Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Commission Establishment of Human Right Commission The National Human Rights Commission is a statutory (and not a constitutional) body. It was established in 1993 under a legislation enacted by the Parliament, namely, the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. This Act was amended in 2006. The commission is the watchdog of human rights … Read more

17.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Bankers to focus on ‘aspirational’ dists   Majority of districts of Jharkhand figuring in the list of 115 aspirational districts identified all over the country have put the onus on banking fraternity directing their resources towards their development. As many as five schemes have been marked to be taken on priority basis.   The … Read more

15.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM for collective effort to make j’khand accident-free by 2022   Chief Minister Raghubar Das has called for a collective approach to make Jharkhand an accident-free State by 2022. He was addressing a programme on ‘Road Safety Awareness and Best Practices’ organised by Transport Department in collaboration with All India Federation of Motor Vehicle … Read more

13-14.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Union Minister Rajnath Singh praises Jharkhand govt for action against Maoists   Union Home Minister Rajnath Singhpraised the Jharkhand government for its success against Maoists was a matter of pride for him. Chairing a meeting on left-wing extremism, Singh said the Centre would extend all possible help to the state government to deal with Maoists. … Read more

09.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Reserve all state government jobs for residents of Jharkhand, demands Babulal Marandi   Jobs in the rank and file of Jharkhand government should only be registered for the residents of the state, JVM-P chief Babulal Marandi demanded.   The former chief minister also demanded that the Raghubar Das government must make provisions to reserve the state … Read more

06-07.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Legal services cadet corps starts in schools on june 28   Over five years after the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) mooted a scheme to establish Legal Services Cadet Corps (LCC) in the schools on the lines of NSS and NCC, the Jharkhand State Legal Services Authority (JHALSA) will roll out the much awaited … Read more

05.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Ola in partnership with tata trusts launches ‘my ride my cause’   Ola, leading ride-sharing company has launched  ‘My Ride My Cause’ on its platform to crowdsource funds and support social causes by leveraging its vast network of millions of customers across India.   Ola has rolled out this special initiative through a unique … Read more

28.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand doubles the electric fare in the urban areas   The month of May in Jharkhand will see high bill electricity bills because the rates of electricity units have been doubled. The State Electricity Regulatory Commission approved it on Friday about this hike in electricity tariff. Domestic urban consumers currently pay 2.90 per unit for up … Read more

22-23.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Bokaro bags award for ‘best railway station’     Bokaro railway station  was judged as the ‘Best Railway Station’ of South-Eastern Railway Zone for its cleanliness, hygienic conditions and running of trains around the year.   Earlier Bokaro station also received the ‘Safety Shield Award’ for safety point of view and the ‘Best Terminal … 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

18.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Panel proposes 45 years age limit for govt jobs for all   The panel headed by Land Revenue Minister Amar Kumar Bauri, formed by the State Government to suggest amendments to the State’s local residents’ policy to ensure reservation in Grade III and IV Government jobs in non-scheduled areas, finally submitted its report to … Read more

08-09.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Rotavirus vaccine launch in jharkhand   Jharkhand became the first State in the country to introduce the concept of Oral Pentavalent Vaccine to eradicate Rotavirus which is the most common cause of diarrhoeal disease among infants. To mark the World Health Day observed annually on Saturday, Chief Minister, Raghubar Das alongwith senior officials … Read more

31.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Special drive against filariasis launched   Aiming to eliminate filariasis, a three-day ‘Mass Drug Administration’ (MDA) programme was launched across Bokaro district .   With a target to administrate drugs (DEC tablets) free among 21 lakhs (21,08,916) people, this programme will be continued until April 4, informed district Malaria Officer, AK Poddar.   As … Read more

24.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand government will market state’s minor forest produce: CM Raghubar Das   Chief minister Raghubar Das  pledged to offer a helping hand to Jharkhand’s minor forest producers by selling a bulk of their yearly produce through the newly constituted Mukhayamantri Udyami Board.   The Board will market the products of the state’s minor forest producers. Products such as … 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

21.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Niti aayog praises j’khand for education   The NITI Ayog has appreciated excellent practices adopted in the field of education by Jharkhand Government. During a workshop on the Best Practice and Innovation done by different states in the field of education organised in New Delhi on Saturday the Commission said that in the … Read more

07.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Raman pushes for more organic farming practices   Chief Minister Raman Singh called for further pushing organic farming practices in the State. Singh expressed happiness of organic farming acreage going up from 100 acres to 14,000 acres in the State while addressing a two-day national workshop on industrial development using forest produce here. … 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

18.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt to set up honey processing plants in 9 districts   With an aim to make Jharkhand self-sufficient in indigenous forest products sector, the State Government will soon establish honey processing plants in nine districts in order to boost honey production.   Attempting hard to revive the cottage industries which is directly associated with … Read more

16.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   High speed net connectivity in all panchayats in state by march ‘19   The Government has gone ahead with the second and final phase of the Centre’s ambitious Bharat Net project aimed at taking high speed internet connections to last mile in Jharkhand. Under the project, every panchayat of the State would be … 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

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

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

28-29.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM launches 9 mega urban infrastructure projects   Focusing on four important components — housing, transportation, sanitation and water supply, including health services — Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday said the State Government is working towards streamlining all essential services necessary for uniform urban growth and development.   Das who was addressing the … Read more

26.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt targets 28 l families to give lpg connections   The State Government under the PM Ujjwala scheme has targeted to provide LPG connections to 28 lakh BPL households in Jharkhand by the end of 2018.   The State on its part is also making available gas stove to the beneficiaries. “Empowering women is … 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

19.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Health dept to launch special antenatal care campaign   In order to arrest mother and child mortality rate in the state, the health department would launched a fortnight long special campaign to search unregistered pregnant woman across the state and bring them under antenatal care.   Under the campaign, pregnant women who had been … 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

07-08.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   NHRC asks state governments to take steps to elimnate child marriage   Worried over largescale prevalence of child-marriage in eastern states, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked the state governments to adopt ‘zero tolerance’ policy to curb the social menace. The commission also gave emphasis on strict enforcement of Prohibition of Child Marriage Act and to … 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

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

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

Prehistory of Jharkhand

 Prehistory of Jharkhand THE NEOLITHIC AGE: Jharkhand for the first time finds mention in the chronicles of the Mughals and in the Bangla Vaishnav literature in which the description of the journey of the Bhakti saint Shri Chaitanya which he makes through this state to Benares is found. Spread over an area of 79,714 sq … 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

12.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   State okays incentive to intra-state flights   To promote Regional Connectivity Scheme of Union Civil Aviation Ministry, the State Cabinet gave its approval for providing minimum guarantee to the flights operating between Ranchi and Dumka by providing incentives to them. The State Cabinet Okayed a total of 13 proposals, including the proposal for … Read more

06-12-2017 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   State witnesses decline in tobacco use, rise in smoking   Jharkhand has witnessed a considerable decline of 11.2 per cent in tobacco consumption in five years as the nation wide survey on tobacco use released recently showed an encouraging result of several attempts being taken by the state government and other stakeholders towards … Read more

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