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

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

17.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand to set up ‘Dada-Dadi’ park in every city Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das  said a “Dada-Dadi Park” for senior citizens would be established in every city of the state soon.   The projects include Adityapur Sewerage Yojna worth Rs 255.15 crore, Urban Water Project worth Rs 49.30 crore in Chakradharpur, West Singhbhum district and Multi-purpose Convention Hall … 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

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

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

02.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Khadi board to preserve country’s second biggest charkha The Jharkhand Khadi Board is all set to preserve India’s second biggest spinning wheel decked up on the premises of Khadi Saras Mela.  Chairperson, Jharkhand State Khadi and Village Industries, Sanjay Seth during a press meet has asked for suggestions as where India’s second biggest … 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

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

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

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

22.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Gift Milk scheme is Launched at Jharkhand   ð  Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that the Government has already started the process for a ‘White Revolution’ in the State and it will begin exporting milk outside the State in near future. The CM, during the launch of National Dairy Development Board’s (NDDB) ‘Gift … Read more

27.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Tourist Spots To Get Enhanced Infrastructure   Buoyed over nearly four-fold increase in international tourist inflow during last three years, Tourism department is actively working on providing enhanced infrastructure to the tourists in the State. Department Secretary Rahul Sharma has said that the focus was more on upgrading infrastructure in and around established … Read more

25.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand To Organise Its First Ever Mining Extravaganza   Sitting prettily with all sorts of mineral reserves, Jharkhand for the first time is going to organise a complete mining show to tap the potential transforming the State into a mining equipment manufacturer as well. The three-day show with tagline ‘Leading India’s Mining Momentum’ … Read more

Human Rights

Human Rights are commonly understood as inalienable fundamental rights “to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being,” and which are “inherent in all human beings” regardless of their nation, location, language, religion, ethnic origin or any other status. The history of human rights can be traced to past documents, … Read more

Cultural Achievements of the Pallavas

Civilization and Culture of the Pallavas The Pallava rule formed a golden epoch in the cultural history of south India. The period under the Pallavas was marked by considerable literary activities and cultural revival. The Pallavas warmly patronized Sanskrit language and most of the literary records of the time were composed in that language. Due … Read more

The Cholas: Maritime activities in Sourth-east Asian counturies. Chola administration, art & architecture.

The founder of the Chola Empire was Vijayalaya, who was first feudatory of the Pallavas of Kanchi. He captured Tanjore in 850 A.D. He established a temple of goddess Nishumbhasudini (Durga) there. Aditya I succeeded Vijayalaya. Aditya helped his overlord the Pallava king Aparajita against the Pandyas but soon defeated him and annexed the whole … Read more

Harsha-Vardhan : The last great Hindu ruler of Northern India; cultural achievements during his period.

Emperor Harshavardhana, better known as Harsha, lived from 590 to 647 CE and was the third ruler of the Vardhana Empire, the last great empire in ancient India before the Islamic Invasion. He ruled from 606 CE to 647 CE. After Harshavardhana’s death, however, the Vardhana dynasty came to an end and its empire dissolved. India, the land beyond the … Read more

The Guptas : Extent of empire; development of language and Literature, art St architecture during the Gupta period.

The Gupta Empire stretched across northern, central and parts of southern India between c. 320 and 550 CE. The period is noted for its achievements in the arts, architecture, sciences, religion, and philosophy. Chandragupta I (320 – 335 CE) started a rapid expansion of the Gupta Empire and soon established himself as the first sovereign ruler of the empire. It marked the end of 500 hundred … Read more

The Kushanas : Kanishka : Extent of empire, His religious policy; Development of Art, Architecture and Letters during the Kushana period

The Kushanas: Short introduction In the early 2nd century BC, a tribe on the Central Asian frontier of China called Hsiung-nu defeated a neighboring one known as Yueh-chih. After more conflict, the survivors of the Yueh-chih were dislocated west, passing down the Ili river valley and along the southern shore of lake Issyk Kul. This … Read more

The Mauryas : Extent of empire, Kalinga War and its Impact; Asoka’s Dhamma, Foreign Policy, Development of Art & Architecture during the Mauryan period

  Foundation of the Mauryan Empire: The foundation of the Maurya Empire in 321 B.C. by Chandragupta Maurya was a unique event in history. Particularly in view of the fact that it was found shortly after Alexander’s victorious campaigns in North-West India during 327 B.C. – 325 B.C. There is no unanimity with regard to … Read more

The Rise of the Magadhan empire

  In the sixth country B.C. North India was divided into sixteen kingdoms out of which Avanti, Vatsa, Kosala and Magadha rose into prominence by aggrandizing upon other weaker states.These four states involved themselves in internecine quarrel in which Magadha emerged as the most powerful state and acquired mastery in the political domain of India. … Read more

The Lichavi and their republican constitution

The History of Licchavis The Lichchhavis (also Lichchavi, Licchavi) were an important member of the Vajjian confederacy. The early Indian traditions describe the Lichchhavis as Kshatriyas. Scholars reject the theory of foreign origin of the Lichchhavis on the strength of these traditions. But they were degraded to the status of fallen Kshatriyas due to their … Read more

Antiquity and stratification of the Vedic literature; Society, economy and religion during Early (Rig-Vedic) period.

Although the Rig Veda deals with devotional work of religious nature, yet it gives a vivid picture of the early Vedic civilization. The Vedic Civilization is best understood from the social life, political organisation, economic life and religious beliefs. The Kula or family was the basic unit of Rig-Vedic society. The Kula was headed by … Read more

Origin of the Aryans

    The Aryans came to India in several waves. The earliest wave is represented by the Rig Vedic people who appeared in the subcontinent in about 1500 BC. They came into conflict with the indigenous inhabitants called the Dravidians mentioned as Dasa or Dasyus in Rig Veda. The Rig Veda mentions the defeat of … Read more

Important Ancient Terms for JPSC (Jharkhand) Prelims and Mains Examination

Lohit Ayas Copper Syam Ayas Iron Vanik Traders Gramini Village Head Bhagadugha Tax collector Sthapati Chief Judge Takshan Carpenter Niska Unit of currency Satamana Unit of currency Pana Term used for coin Shresthi Guilds Vihara Buddhist Monastery Chaitya Sacred Enclosure Pradeshika Head of district Administration Nagarka City administration Jesthaka Chief of a Guild Prathamakulika Chief … Read more

Important Ancient Terms

Lohit Ayas Copper Syam Ayas Iron Vanik Traders Gramini Village Head Bhagadugha Tax collector Sthapati Chief Judge Takshan Carpenter Niska Unit of currency Satamana Unit of currency Pana Term used for coin Shresthi Guilds Vihara Buddhist Monastery Chaitya Sacred Enclosure Pradeshika Head of district Administration Nagarka City administration Jesthaka Chief of a Guild Prathamakulika Chief … Read more

Major Monuments of Ancient Period

1. Udaygiri Caves During Chandragupta’s reign at Vidisha, M.P. 2. Angorwatt Temples Suryavarman Ii 3. Vikramashila University Pala King Dharampala 4. Kailash Temple (Ellora) Rashtrakuta king Krishna I 5. Dilwara Temple Tejapala 6. Rathas of Mamallapuram Mahendravarman I (Pallava King) 7. Khajuraho temples Chandelas 8. Martanda temple (Kashmir) Lalitaditya Muktapida 9. Gommateswara  (Son of Rishabnath) … Read more

Different Schools of Indian Philosophy

          Nastika Shools of Indian System of Philosophy   Charvaka   Believes only in materialism. No life beyond death, no soul no god. Jaina     The names of two tirthankaras, Rishabhanath & Aristhanemia finds mention in Rig Veda. 540 BC   Twenty third was Parsva, son of Ishvaku king Asvasena. … Read more

Different Schools of Indian Philosophy

          Nastika Shools of Indian System of Philosophy   Charvaka   Believes only in materialism. No life beyond death, no soul no god. Jaina     The names of two tirthankaras, Rishabhanath & Aristhanemia finds mention in Rig Veda. 540 BC   Twenty third was Parsva, son of Ishvaku king Asvasena. … Read more

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