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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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