13.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Core system, a push to postal services   The Postal department is moving towards establishment of an online system for all its employees. The Postal Department launched Core System Integrator (CSI) to improve its service quality and operational efficiency at Ranchi General Post Office (GPO).   The CPMG further said that on June 26 … 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

09.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jamshedpur to come on national air map soon   East Singhbhum district administration, local civic body (JNAC) and Tata Steel aviation department officials conducted a study of the Sonari Airport runway to find out feasibility of starting flight service as part of regional connectivity scheme. According to information, the team inspected the Sonari airstrip … Read more

07.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt clears scheme to fight against fluoride in 15 districts   Since most of the districts of the State are badly hit by high fluoride contents in groundwater, the Government has gone ahead sanctioning a scheme to install safe drinking water supply system covering as many as 233 hamlets of 15 districts.   The … Read more

05.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM vows to make j’khand plastic-free by 2019   In order to push the efforts taken by the State Pollution Control Board to control indiscriminate uses of polythene carry bags across Jharkhand, the Government has gone on setting a deadline in this regard.   As per an estimate 24 tonnes of plastic garbage is … Read more

03-04.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Gram swaraj campaign to push centre’s schemes   Chief Minister Raghubar Das has pitched for speedy and effective implementation of Government schemes and underlined the role of the Government in doing welfare work for villages, poor, farmers, women, youth and the disadvantaged.   Focus would be given during the second phase of Gram Swaraj … Read more

02.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Government to bring ordinance for sc protection, reservation   LJP leader and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said that following the final order of the Supreme Court where the matter is pending at present for a review, the Government would go for Ordinance to protect the SC/ST Act. “Government has nothing to do … Read more

01.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt clears scheme to fight against fluoride in 15 districts   Since most of the districts of the State are badly hit by high fluoride contents in groundwater, the Government has gone ahead sanctioning a scheme to install safe drinking water supply system covering as many as 233 hamlets of 15 districts.   The … Read more

25.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   5th India CLMV Business Conclave held at Phnom Penh, Cambodia   The Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India along with Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia organized the 5thIndia-CLMV Business Conclave in Phnom Penh on 21-22 May 2018.   After four rounds of the Business Conclave in India, this initiative was … Read more

23.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     26th BASIC Ministerial meeting of Environment Ministers in Durban   The 26th BASIC Ministerial Meeting of Environment Ministers was held in Durban, South Africa for co-operation to protect the climate for present and future generations.   The BASIC grouping is a bloc of four countries – Brazil, South Africa, India and China – … Read more

19.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Birgaun a remote hamlet gets power by Solar Microgrids Birgaun is one of the 249 remote villages which got solar microgrids last year, thanks to a ?110-crore project by the Jharkhand Renewable Energy Agency (JREDA), as part of the Centre’s Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana. Official definition states that a village is electrified if … Read more

18.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Cabinet approves setting up of a new AIIMS in Deoghar, Jharkhand   The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar, Jharkhand.   A provision of funds worth Rs. 1103 crore has been approved for the project … Read more

Union Public Service Commission

Union Public Service Commissions Public Service Commissions for the Union as per Article-315 Subject to the provisions of this article, there shall be a Public Service Commission for the Union Any such law as aforesaid may contain such incidental and consequential provisions as may be necessary or desirable for giving effect to the purposes of … Read more

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

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

16.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Power capacity of state to increase by 1320 mw in current year   Power capacity established in the State would be increased by 1320 MW in the current year by Madhya Pradesh power generating company.   The one unit has been started in the month of April while other unit would start functioning by … 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

10.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Health dept, rmc begin malaria control drive   The Department of Health and Family Welfare has begun its exercise of identifying vulnerable districts from where maximum cases of Malaria are reported. The department by far has distributed 67 lakh mosquito nets covering 1.45 crore rural populace. According to the Health Department officials, Dichloro … Read more

08.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND 30 new coal projects to boost CIL output The Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI) has identified 30 new coal mining projects that can add to the annual production capacity of Coal India Limited (CIL) by 100 million tonnes.   Seven out of the 30 projects are in Jharkhand among which are the expansion of Chitra open … 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

27.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Adani’s ‘coal-to-liquid’ project hinges on new coal policy   Adani Group’s proposal to set up coal to poly-generation plant in Jharkhand with investment potential to the tune of Rs 50,000 cr would now largely depend on the new policy the Centre has propagated in recent times. Under this, the company has started looking at … Read more

26.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Prsi celebrates national public relations day   Along with the rest of the country, National Public Relations Day was celebrated by the Public Relations Society of India (PRSI), Ranchi Chapter, on Monday. The theme of the PR Day was “Your Vote, Your Right.”   PRSI, Ranchi Chapter organised the programme in association with Central … Read more

25.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Mandal dam clearance brings comfort space for state govt   Stage One clearance by the Government of India for Mandal dam has provided more convenience and comfort space to the Jharkhand Government to go fast on the project, said PCCF and Chief Wildlife Warden of Jharkhand Lal Ratnakar Singh. The PMO is taking stock … Read more

24.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand govt hands over 236.92 acre land to Center for building AIIMS in Deoghar   Jharkhand government has handed over land to the Union ministry of health and family welfare for building a regional center of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar.   A plot of 236.92 acre size was transferred to the Union government … 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

20.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ‘okay google’, say 7.5l women in Jharkhand   In a State where female literacy rate struggles to go above 55.62 per cent, use of Internet and android phones by rural women seems a far cry.   However, with a sharp increase in the penetration of Internet, more and more Government and non-Governmental agencies are … 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

15-16.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND State deploys over 12000 extra forces   To ensure free and fair local body elections on April 16, over 12,000 additional police personnel will be deployed in different districts all over the State with instructions to deal strictly with those who try to disrupt election process. The State Election Commission has identified 1065 supersensitive … Read more

14.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM launches abhiyan for dalit development in chatra   Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Saturday kicked off the “Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan”, an initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the total village development, in Chatra, the district dominated by Scheduled Castes (SCs).   This 20-day campaign, which began to mark Ambedkar Jayanti, will be … Read more

READ: India – Israel Relations

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam     India – Israel Relations Israel, officially State of Israel, in the Middle East, located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bounded to the north by Lebanon, to the … Read more

13.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt launches rotavirus vaccine to tackle IMR, diarrhoeal deaths   Taking another step towards reducing the infant mortality rate, Jharkhand became the 10th state to introduce vaccine against rotavirus.   The vaccine is used to prevent the contamination of rotavirus, which is highly contagious and spreads through the faecal oral route – when a child’s hands come … Read more

12.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand gets tag of urban ODF state.   Jharkhand became the 10th among states and union territories to be certified open defecation free in the urban areas. An official announcement for the same was made by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MOHUA).   A state or a district is certified by the QCI … Read more

11.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Power to all by diwali: CM   Chief Minister Raghubar Das while holding a meeting with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) officials clearly instructed the major transmission line builder of the country to complete pending works in the State as soon as possible.   As of now six power stations have been … Read more

10.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Forest department to embark on wildlife census   The forest department is all set to embark on its two-phased wildlife estimation census in Kolhan region. The process takes place every five years.   According to information said the wildlife estimation census will be carried out in two phases and which has to be completed … Read more

Quit India Movement

SECOND WORLD WAR AND INDIAN NATIONALISTS In September 1939, the Second World War broke out. Indian opinion was not sought but the British government dragged India in the war as a party. Britain which claimed to be fighting for freedom had destroyed the freedom of the Indian people and had dragged India into the war. … Read more

04.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Rotavirus vaccine launch in jharkhand on april 7   On the occasion of World Health Day observed annually on April 7, the Rotavirus vaccine will be formally launched at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) by Chief Minister Raghubar Das. Jharkhand is the 10th State in India to introduce Rotavirus vaccine. Also, if … Read more

03.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Process of mapping vulnerable booths begins   In an attempt to conduct free and fair Municipal poll-2018, the district administration has initiated the process of mapping vulnerable polling booths categorizing them into three levels.   As many as 798 polling booths have been demarcated here in the State biggest Urban Local Body (ULB) … Read more

30.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Nation’s first e-toilet-enabled station in ranchi soon   Adding another feather in its cap, Ranchi Railway Station will soon become first Station in the Country to have e-toilet with all ultra-modern facilities into it.   E-Toilet is a new concept which has not yet been introduced in any of the   Stations in … 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

11-12.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   State gets first mobile lab to curb food adulteration   The State entered into the elite club to own a mobile vehicle (van), allocated by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), well-equipped with laboratory devices facilitating on-the-spot testing of food samples at a nominal cost.   Minister, Department of Health … Read more

10.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Mini-grid policy to help realise ‘power to all’ dream   Looking for viable an alternate of conventional grid based power supply lines, especially in un-served and under served localities of the State, agencies like Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED), Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) and the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation … Read more

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