21-22-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand: Experts hail Mukhyamantri Shramik Yojna, say it is important for the country  Well known thinktank of the country comprising developmental economist Jean Dreze, former IAS and social activist Aruna Roy, associate professor at Azim Premji university Rajendran Narayanan and others collectively wrote a letter to chief minister Hemant Soren welcoming the urban employment guarantee scheme —Mukhyamantri Shramik Yojna … Read more

20-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND State to roll-out MGNREGA-like employment scheme for urban poor The Government is set to roll-out an employment guarantee scheme for urban unskilled workers on the lines of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). Mukhyamantri SHRAMIK (Shahri Rozgar Manjuri For Kamgar) Yojna, which is said to be the brainchild of Chief Minister Hemant … Read more

19-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt brings in cess to boost revenue collection The state government has pegged a target of Rs 30 crore additional revenue collections though this by including doctors, advocates, working professional and others under this ambit. Under this those professional having turnover of Rs 5 to 10 lakh per annum will be charged Rs 1, … Read more

18-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand records 70% dip in road accidents during lockdown: Transport department Jharkhand witnessed a 70% reduction in road accidents during the lockdown period between March and May this year, the data compiled by the road safety wing of the state transport department has revealed. As per the last assessment by the transport department, 90 black spots exist across the state.  A … Read more

17-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Thaawarchand Gehlot to inaugurate CRC for persons with disabilities in Ranchi The Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Dr. Thaawarchand Gehlot is to inaugurate Composite Regional Centre (CRC). CRC-Ranchi will provide rehabilitation services including Physical medicine, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Audiology and Speech Therapy, Psychology, Prosthetics & Orthotics, Special Education, Early intervention & treatment, etc., to persons … Read more

16-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM transfers Rs 75 Cr to 50,000 Sakhi Mandals Chief Minister Hemant Soren transferred an amount of Rs 75 crore  online as a cyclic fund to 50,000 Sakhi Mandals of the State. Each of these Sakhi Mandals has been given Rs 15,000 as a grant. This will benefit about 6 lakh rural families associated … Read more

13-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND 70% migrant workers in J’khand skilled’ Skill mapping of 2.5 lakh out of the five lakh migrant workers who returned to Jharkhand from different states has revealed that 70% are skilled and majority of them were engaged in construction, automotive and electronics sectors. In the first round of skill mapping, the state has mapped … Read more

12-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand gives BRO approval to employ 11,800 workers for border projects Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has permitted the Border Roads Organization (BRO) to employ more than 11,800 workers from the state for critical national projects. Jharkhand is also set to sign a first-of-its-kind memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the BRO for ensuring the … Read more

11-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Bill for tribal univ ready, to be placed during monsoon session  A bill for Jharkhand’s tribal University is ready for the state cabinet’s approval and will be placed in the assembly during the monsoon session for the enactment of an Act and statues. Sources said the country’s two premier institutes — Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh and Kalinga Institute … Read more

10-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Set up pravasi centres in major cities to help migrants:Suggestions to CM Referring to a recent report by the Centre of Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), experts said,Jharkhand recorded the highest unemployment rate in the country in May. The national unemployment rate was 23.2% , when the corresponding rate for Jharkhand was 59.2%. Marandi added that the … Read more

09-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand survey shows support for lockdown The Jharkhand government has conducted an online survey on Covid-19 in order to gauge the attitude of citizens towards the measures taken by the state and to identify the areas of concern. More than 4,000 persons from across the state participated in the survey. The survey also listed the socio-economic status and … Read more

08-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM Didi Kitchen emerges as lifeline for all needy women during COVID-19 lockdown in Jharkhand In Jharkhand, the Chief Minister Didi Kitchen is proving to be a lifeline for all the needy, poor, desolate women, specially-abled and the elderly since the lockdown orders were imposed across the country ahead of COVID-19 pandemic. Chief Minister … Read more

06/07-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand’s health ministry prepares draft for state’s first medical university The Jharkhand government is all set to upgrade Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) into first medical university of the state. Health minister Banna Gupta said that after upgradation, it will be known as Jharkhand Medical University. Draft regarding the same has been finalised, but it has to go a … Read more

DMPQ- What is Transfer Pricing and how does it effect loss of revenue? What are the provisions made by the government to counter Transfer Pricing?

Transfer pricing refers to the rules and methods for pricing transactions within and between enterprises under common ownership or control. Transfer pricing can be exploited for tax avoidance and tax evasion through Base erosion and profit shifting strategies. Base erosion and profit shifting refer to corporate tax planning strategies used by multinationals to “shift” profits … Read more

DMPQ- Arjuna penance

Arjuna’s Penance Mamallapuram   This magnificent relief, carved in the mid-seventh century, measures approximately 30m (100ft) long by 15m (45ft) high. Its huge size and scale is difficult to imagine just from photographs; a person standing on the ground in front of it could barely touch the elephants’ feet.   The subject is either Arjuna’s … Read more

DMPQ- G7

The Group of Seven (G7) is an international intergovernmental economic organization consisting of the seven largest IMF- described advanced economies in the world. The G7, originally G8, was set up in 1975 as an informal forum bringing together the leaders of the world’s leading industrial nations. The summit gathers leaders from the European Union (EU) … Read more

DMPQ- Stockholm Convention

The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants ( POP’s) is a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from chemicals that remain intact in the environment for long periods, become widely distributed geographically, accumulate in the fatty tissue of humans and wildlife, and have harmful impacts on human health or on the environment. … Read more

DMPQ- What is the basic Premise of Keynesian economics?

Keynesian economics was developed by the British economist John Maynard Keynes during the 1930s in an attempt to understand the Great Depression. Keynesian Economics focuses on using active government policy to manage aggregate demand in order to address or prevent economic recessions. Thus it focuses on demand-side solutions to recessionary periods. Lowering interest rates is … Read more

DMPQ- What is Xerophyte?

A xerophyte is a species of plant that has adaptations to survive in an environment with little liquid water such as a desert or ice- or snow-covered region in the Alps or the Arctic. Popular examples of xerophytes are cacti, pineapple, and some Gymnosperm plants. Xerophyte adaptations increase water intake, limit water loss, and store … Read more

DMPQ- What is Cryosphere?

The cryosphere is the frozen water part of the Earth system. Beaufort Sea, north of Alaska. One part of the cryosphere is ice that is found in water. This includes frozen parts of the ocean, such as waters surrounding Antarctica and the Arctic.   There are places on Earth that are so cold that water … Read more

DMPQ- What is RAmanujan Machine?

Scientists from Technion — Israel Institute of Technology have developed a concept they have named the Ramanujan Machine, after the Indian mathematician. It is not really a machine but an algorithm and performs a very unconventional function. It is a device that automatically generates conjectures (mathematical statements that are proposed as true statements) for fundamental … Read more

DMPQ- Tebhaga movement.

The Tebhaga movement, led by the Bengal Provincial Kisan Sabha, thus soon developed into a clash between jotedars and bargadars. Tebhaga literally means ‘three shares’ of harvests. Traditionally, sharecroppers used to hold their tenancy on a fifty-fifty basis of the share of the produce. Tebhaga Movement was the sharecroppers’ (bargadars) movement in Bengal during 1946, … Read more

05-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ‘Snana yatra’ to be held with no devotees, but live telecast The Jamshedpur chapter of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) on Thursday said the ‘snana yatra’ (bathing ritual) of the deities, Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra on Friday will be conducted within closed doors of the temple and the event will be telecast … Read more

04-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand’s health ministry prepares draft for state’s first medical university The Jharkhand government is all set to upgrade Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) into first medical university of the state. Health minister Banna Gupta said that after upgradation, it will be known as Jharkhand Medical University. Draft regarding the same has been finalised, but it has to go a … Read more

03-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand govt bans Pan Masala for 1 year The Jharkhand government has banned 11 brands of Pan Masala for one year in the state. The order was passed by the Commissioner of Food Safety in the state, Nitin Kulkarni. The state had collected 41 samples of Pan Masala belonging to different brands from different … Read more

DMPQ- Write a short note on Asur Tribe.

Asur Tribe is an Austroasiatic ethnic group living primarily in the Indian state of Jharkhand. They are included in the list of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG’s). The main festival of the tribe includes Sarhul, Phagua, Navakhans among others. As per the 2011 census, the tribe has a population of around 23,000 in Latehar and … Read more

DMPQ- New National Biogas and Organic Manure Programme

It is a Central Sector Scheme and is being implemented with the objective: To provide clean cooking fuel for kitchens, lighting and meeting other thermal and small power needs of farmers/dairy farmers /users including individual households and to improve organic manure system (not eliminate chemical fertilizer) based on bio-slurry from biogas plants in rural and … Read more

DMPQ- Write a short note on endocrine system.( Science)

The endocrine system is made up of the endocrine glands that secrete hormones. Although there are eight major endocrine glands scattered throughout the body, they are still considered to be one system because they have similar functions, similar mechanisms of influence, and many important interrelationships.   Glands Feature   Pituitary Gland It is the endocrine … Read more

DMPQ- Write a short note on Washington Census.( Economy)

The Washington Consensus is a set of ten free market economic policy prescriptions considered to constitute the “standard” reform package promoted for crisis-wracked developing countries by Washington, D.C. – based institutions such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and United States Department of the Treasury. The prescriptions encompassed policies in such areas as … Read more

DMPQ- Ijardari System.( Ancient History)

Ijaradari system was a form of land revenue system where the right of collecting revenue of a particular area was auctioned to the highest bidder. The Ijaradari system, which started from Shah Jahan’s time, grew more during the time of Aurangzeb. The practice of ijaradari spread all over India in the eighteenth century especially in … Read more

DMPQ- What is Operation Twist?

Operation Twist is a move in which a central bank decides to simultaneously buy long-dated securities while selling short-term securities. This is the first time RBI has undertaken such an unconventional policy measure with the aim of flattening the yield curve by lowering longer-term rates to boost lending and growth. Operation Twist normally leads to … Read more

DMPQ- Write a short note on Prepaid instruments.

PPIs are instruments that facilitate the purchase of goods and services, including financial services, remittance facilities, etc., against the value stored on such instruments. The value stored on such instruments represents the value paid for by the holders by cash, by debit to a bank account, or by credit card. The pre-paid instruments can be … Read more

DMPQ- Oligotrophic lakes

An oligotrophic lake or water body is one which has relatively low productivity due to the low nutrient content in the lake. These lakes usually have quite clear water due to the limited growth of algae in the lake. The waters of such lakes are of high-drinking quality. Such lakes support aquatic species who require … Read more

DMPQ- AGNIi

Accelerating Growth of New India’s Innovations or AGNIi is a national initiative under the guidance and support of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India. It is being handled by Invest India. AGNIi provides a platform for innovators to scale up their market-ready products by creating pathways for licensing, technology transfer and market … Read more

DMPQ- Write a short note on Pochampally Ikat.

Pochampally Ikat is a well-known form of saree made in Bhooda Pochampally and surrounding villages in Telangana State, India. these are popular for their traditional geometric patterns with the Ikat style of dyeing. Pochampally Ikat saree is the first traditional Indian craft to receive the status of Geographical Indication (GI) protection. Pochampally village has made … Read more

DMPQ- India enjoys an important position in the global pharmaceuticals sector. Discuss this statement and also mention the steps taken by Government of India to Promote Pharmaceuticals Industry.

India enjoys an important position in the global pharmaceuticals sector. It is the largest provider of generic medicines globally, occupying a 20% share in global supply by volume, and also supplies 50% of global demand for vaccines the largest in the world. India ranks 3rd worldwide for production by volume and 13th by value, thereby … Read more

02-06-2020 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand govt launched 3 schemes to spike man-days for MGNREGA to help returnee migrant workers The Jharkhand government has launched three schemes to generate 25 crore man-days for MGNREGA to enable the workers earn wages as well as bring in a long-term plan to provide steady income to the poor households. Chief Minister Hemant … Read more

DMPQ-Write a short note on the writ of Mandamus

Mandamus literally means ‘we command’. It is a command issued by the court to a public official asking him to perform the official duties that he has failed or refused to perform. It can also be issued against any public body, a corporation, an inferior court, a tribunal or government for the same purpose. The … Read more

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