16.07.17 Jharkhand Current Affairs



  • Jharkhand aims the central waste management to be set up soon.


  • The state government is aiming to set up a central biomedical waste management plant for Ranchi and the five surrounding districts of Lohardaga, Khunti, Simdega, Gumla and Ramgarh

ð The proposed plant will be set up in Lohardaga for treating medical waste from hospitals, nursing homes and clinics from Ranchi and the five districts.

  • Jharkhand to hire 50,000 teachers this year


  • The year 2017 will see a massive recruitment of teachers to fill up thousands of vacancies in educational institutes ranging from schools to universities. The appointments are aimed to improve the quality of education in the state.
  • Around 50,000 teachers will be recruited by the school education and literacy department, for vacancies at the high school, middle school and primary school level. Of these, 30,000 teachers will be selected on the basis of the Jharkhand Teachers Eligibility Test (JTET)


  • 15 July: World Youth Skills Day
  • The World Youth Skills Day is observed globally on 15 July every year to raise awareness about the importance of investing in youth skills development. Observance of the day aims to create more awareness on training and the development of skills for the youth of today and also create better employment opportunities for the youth. 2017 Theme is “Skills for All”.


  • India, European Union establish Investment Facilitation Mechanism.


  • India and European Union (EU) have established Investment Facilitation Mechanism (IFM) for EU Investments in India. The mechanism will allow for a close coordination between EU and India with an aim to promote and facilitate EU investment in India.


  • The key objective of IFM is to pave the way for identifying and solving problems faced by EU companies and investors with regard to their operations in India. It will cover both new investors as well as those already present in India.



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