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

30.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Cochin International Airport, Worlds 1st Fully Solar Energy-Powered Airport: UNEP   The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)recognized Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) in Kerala as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport. CIAL is India’s first airport to be constructed in public-private-partnership (PPP) model in 1999. It is the busiest and largest airport … Read more

15.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM for collective effort to make j’khand accident-free by 2022   Chief Minister Raghubar Das has called for a collective approach to make Jharkhand an accident-free State by 2022. He was addressing a programme on ‘Road Safety Awareness and Best Practices’ organised by Transport Department in collaboration with All India Federation of Motor Vehicle … Read more

04.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND 1st j’khand int’l film fest on may 25-27   The First Jharkhand International Film Festival will be held in Ranchi from May 25 to 27 at Mega Sports Complex here during which 65 films of national and International fame will be screened in different theatres in the State Capital.   Actor Priyanka Chopra will … 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

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

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

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

11-12.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Coal secy inaugurates ‘online coal block information system’   Union Coal Secretary Shushil Kumar during his review meet of CMPDIL  inaugurated “Online Coal Block Information System” which contains online information of Coal blocks of all major coalfields along with reserves , area and boundaries on Tuesday. In the same session, he also inaugurated Seismic … Read more

09.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND 10,953 villages declared odf in Jharkhand   A total of 10,953 villages in the State of Jharkhand have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) under The Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) (SBM(G). According to the data provided by the ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, out of total 29,647 villages of Jharkhand 10,953 villages, (i.e.36.94 … Read more

13.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand sets pace, provides 28,000 jobs in a single day   Jharkhand created a record of sorts on Friday by giving away 27,842 appointment letters to skilled youths in a single day. The state government also unveiled a draft ‘Skill Policy 2018’ at the Skill Development Summit which concluded on Friday. Five MoUs were also signed … Read more

07-08.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   NHRC asks state governments to take steps to elimnate child marriage   Worried over largescale prevalence of child-marriage in eastern states, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked the state governments to adopt ‘zero tolerance’ policy to curb the social menace. The commission also gave emphasis on strict enforcement of Prohibition of Child Marriage Act and to … Read more

01.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Government departments falter in tax filing   Gone are the days when private entities were notorious of deducting income tax at source from employees and not depositing the amount with income tax department. If Income Tax Department figures are to be believed, Government departments and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) are taking pole position … Read more

24-25 .12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Affordable housing project launched   Assotech Limited launched first private affordable housing project in Jharkhand under its wholly owned subsidiary Assotech Sungrowth Abode LLP with ground breaking ceremony for the first phase of project taking place at Assotech Hills site in Boreya area of the city.   The project is a result of … Read more

23.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Solar energy boon for rural jharkhand: CM   Six hours uninterrupted power supply to farmers, separation of grids into three for farmers, industries and residential purposes, and electrification of every single village by December 2018 are the goals the government is working on to meet power demands in State. Chief Minister Raghubar Das … 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

Sports personalities and Infrastructure of Jharkhand

Sports personalities and Infrastructure of Jharkhand Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Captain Indian Cricket Team One of the highlight of year 2011 was the enthronement of Indian One-Day cricket (ODI) Cricket Team led by its captain cool, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, WHO hails from Ranchi, Jharkhand. Within the previous few years, we’ve got seen the meteoric rise of … 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

Famous personalities of Jharkhand

Famous personalities of Jharkhand Following are the most renowned personalities of Jharkhand: Birsa Munda was a freedom fighter and a tribal leader, whose spirit of activism within the late nineteenth century, is remembered to be a strong mark of protest against British rule India. Born and raised within the tribal belt around Bihar and Jharkhand, … Read more

15.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Former Jharkhand CM convicted in coal scam   A special  court held former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, ex-coal secretary H C Gupta and others guilty of criminal conspiracy and corruption in a coal block allocation scam case.   Besides Koda and Gupta, special CBI judge Bharat Parashar convicted former Jharkhand chief secretary Ashok Kumar Basu … 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

05.06.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Unicef Organised Photo Workshop For Children   UNICEF Jharkhand organised a five-day photography workshop for 20 ‘child reporters’ from 15 Government schools of Boram, Patambda, Dhalbhumgarh, Chakulia, Ghorabandha and Bahragodha blocks of East Singhbhum in Jamshedpur.   The workshop, from October 30 to November 3, provided adolescents with the tools to understand photography … Read more

31.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand To Get Three Governance Boosters   The New Year may not be same for the people of Jharkhand, especially those living with triple tangle present in the form of corruption at top level, naxal menace and mass level displacements due to mining and industrialisation.   The most important development is coming in … 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

24.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   48,000 Schools In State To Contest For ‘Swacchta’ Tag   Approximately 48,000 schools across the State that include Government schools, Government aided schools, private schools functioning in rural and urban belts this year will fight for the coveted ‘Swacchta’ awards.   The programme being organised under the aegis of the ambitious Swaach Bharat … 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

09.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Liquor Shops To Support Cashless Transactions   In what could be the first out of shopping malls and airports in the country, liquor shops in Jharkhand are getting ready, at least in principle, to add cashless mode of payment in future soon.   Notably, cashless mode of payment in liquor shops is not … Read more

08.10.17 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

07.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Saghan Mission Indradhanush To Save 18k Infants   National Health Mission (Jharkhand) is all set to conduct life saving mission for infants up to two years and pregnant women in two districts of State from October 10 in State.   The mission which is scheduled to run till January 7 next year in … Read more

06.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Health Insurance Scheme to be launched in Jharkhand on November 15   Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das announced that the Mukhya Mantri Swasthya Bima Yojana (Chief Minister Health Insurance Scheme) will be launched from Ranchi on November 15 and will cover the entire state by December 28.   The poor would not have to spend anything on … Read more

03.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   National Human Rights Commission seeks report on death of children from Jharkhand   National Human Rights Commission has sought a report from the Jharkhand government in 6 weeks of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College Hospital in Jamshedpur for the death of 52 children in a month. According to the notice issued to the … Read more

28.09.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Applications invited for Chief Minister’s scheme   Under the Chief Minister’s scheme, loan is being provided to the beneficiaries of the rural sector which includes maximum Rs 1 lakh for service work and maximum of Rs. 3 lakhs for manufacturing There is a provision of giving 35% of the cost to the beneficiaries … Read more

15 & 16.09.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Sanitary napkin vending machine installed in Jharkhand college   A sanitary napkin vending machine was installed at a college in Baharagora, a semi-urban area in Ghatsila sub-division. The machine was installed at women’s wash room in Baharagora College as a part of an awareness and support campaign about menstrual health and hygiene of the Women Empowerment … Read more

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