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

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

18.04.18 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

15.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   J’khand shines on top in niti aayog report   A Niti Aayog Report ‘Healthy States, Progressive India’ on the ranks of States and Union Territories has placed Jharkhand on the top position among the larger States alongwith Jammu & Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh. Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog, Secretary Preeti Sudan, Country … 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

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

PRESS & MAGAZINES of Jharkhand

PRESS & MAGAZINES of Jharkhand Jharkhand television, newspapers and radio form an integral part of media in Jharkhand. Jharkhand media serves as the medium of public awareness and broadcast. It is a well-known fact that media is the reflection of a society: media seems to be an extension of the society, as it depicts the … 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

28.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Mid-Day Meal In Govt Schools By Centralised Kitchens Soon   The ambitious plan of Department of School Education and Literacy to provide hygienic mid-day meal (MDM) to the students of Government schools through the centralised kitchen model will be rolled out in Ranchi and Hazaribagh near future.   Resolving all the preliminary glitches, … Read more

23 & 24.09.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Tiger census to be soon in state.   State government all set for tiger census in Palamau Tiger Reserve from October this year and the census will continue till December 2018.   It will be physical evidence based to the National Tiger Conservation Authority.     The forest department is also drafting for … Read more

21 &22.09.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand Government to organised Garib Kalyan Mela on September 16   The State govt was celebrating Year 2017-18 as Garib Kalyan Varsh.   Chief Minister will distribute assets worth crores on the occasion. Approx 44,000 benefeciares from 10 villages of Ranchi, Hazaribag,Ramgarh and Kolhan are expected to participate in the event.     … Read more

08.09.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   The work for Rs 522-crore road project approved by Jharkhand Govt.   The state cabinet sanctioned Rs 522 crore for road construction projects in 13 districts. The 11-member cabinet headed by chief minister Raghubar Das sanctioned Rs 173 crore for a 44-km road between Jagannathpur and Barkela in West Singbhum district.   A sum of … Read more

07.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Palamu reserve brings captive sambars to increase tiger prey base   The Palamu Tiger Reserve (PTR) authority has brought 16 sambars from Ranchi’s Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park, popularly known as Birsa Zoo, to increase the prey base for the big cats in Jharkhand’s lone tiger den.   However, food, public distribution and consumer … Read more

26.07.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   The work for Rs 522-crore road project approved by Jharkhand cabinet   The state cabinet sanctioned Rs 522 crore for road construction projects in 13 districts. The 11-member cabinet headed by chief minister Raghubar Das sanctioned Rs 173 crore for a 44-km road between Jagannathpur and Barkela in West Singbhum district.   A sum of … Read more

Horticulture and Irrigation of Jharkhand

Horticulture Plantation and Horticulture sector is one of the important sub sectors agriculture, having ample scope for expansion in the State of Jharkhand. The total area. occupied by various Plantation and Hoticulture (P&H) crop in the State is about 2.57 lakh ha., with an estimated total production of 37.85 lakh  tones  The share of P&H … Read more

07-07-2017 Jharkhand Current affairs

Jharkhand   Jharkhand to set up dialysis units across districts   The state health, health education and family welfare department has planned to set up dialysis units in district hospitals across the state. In the first phase, eight district hospitals are to get a unit each by the end of 2017. Initially proposed in the … Read more

Different agro-climatic zones of Jharkhand, rain fall pattern and known abiotic stresses in each zone

ADifferent agro-climatic zones of Jharkhand, rain fall pattern and known abiotic stresses in each zone. Three Agro-Climatic zones of Jharkhand are: Western Plateau Zone Central and North Eastern Plateau Zone South Eastern Plateau Zone Agro-Climatic Zone of Jharkhand Region Name Districts Name  Western Plateau Zone Bokaro Latehar Lohardanga Gumla Hazaribagh   Palamau   Ranchi Simdega Chatara … Read more

Economic, social and environmental sustainability; concept of Green GDP; Strategy and policy for sustainable development in India

Economic, social and environmental sustainability The United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a universal and transformative development strategy. The 2030 Agenda commits the global community to “achieving sustainable development in its three dimensions—economic, social and environmental—in a balanced and integrated manner”. Bruntland Report … Read more

Meaning of Inclusive growth and development policy and strategy during 11th and 12th Five Year Plans.

Inclusive Growth is economic growth that creates opportunity for all segments of the population and distributes the dividends of increased prosperity, both in monetary and non-monetary terms, fairly across society.Indian Plans after the independence were based on the downward infiltration theory, which failed to bring equitable growth to all the sections of the Indian society. … Read more

Characteristics of Under Development

The term underdevelopment refers to that state of an economy where levels of living of masses are extremely low due to very low levels of per capita income resulting from low levels of productivity and high growth rates of population. Underdeveloped countries are now known as ‘developing countries’ signifying that such nations are capable of … Read more

Gender Development Index (GDI)

The GDI measures gender gaps in human development achievements by accounting for disparities between women and men in three basic dimensions of human development—health, knowledge and living standards using the same component indicators as in the HDI. The GDI is the ratio of the HDIs calculated separately for females and males using the same methodology … Read more

Indicators of development: HDI,India’s HDI progress

Human development is a process of enlarging people’s choices. The most critical ones are to lead a long and healthy life, to be educated and to enjoy a decent standard of living. Additional choices include political freedom, guaranteed human rights and self-respect.Human development has to be development of the people, by the people, for the … Read more

Governmental policies for food and nutritional security

According to the 1996 World Food Summit, food security exists “when every person has physical and economic access at all times to healthy and nutritious food in sufficient quantity to cover the needs of their daily ration and food preferences, in order to live a healthy and active life.”   The nutritional dimension is an integral … Read more

Problems and issues of storage,procurement distribution,import and export: Government policies,schemes and programmes such as, PDS, ICDS and Mid-day Meal etc.

WHO Defines Food security to exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food which meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life. Food security has three interlinked contents such as :- Availability of food, Access to food and absorption of food. Food … Read more

Financial inclusion

Financial inclusion or inclusive financing is the delivery of financial services at affordable costs to sections of disadvantaged and low-income segments of society, in contrast to financial exclusion where those services are not available or affordable. Government of India has launched an innovative scheme of Jan Dhan Yojna for Financial Inclusion to provide the financial … Read more

Meaning and Measurement of Economic Development

Economic Growth Economic growth means an increase in real GDP. This increase in real GDP means there is an increase in the value of national output / national expenditure. Economic growth is an important macro-economic objective because it enables increased living standards and helps create new jobs. Measurement of Economic Growth Economic growth is measured … Read more

Globalization of Indian economy ; its positive and negative impacts on different sectors, issues of FDI and FII in India.

Globalization essentially means integration of the national economy with the world economy. It implies a free flow of information, ideas, technology, goods and services, capital and even people across different countries and societies. It increases connectivity between different markets in the form of trade, investments and cultural exchanges. The concept of globalization has been explained … Read more

Structure of Indian monetary and banking system in India

Indian Money Market and Banking system is regulated by Reserve Bank of India.The Reserve Bank of India was established on April 1, 1935 in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. Main Functions of RBI are as follows:- Monetary Authority: Formulates, implements and monitors the monetary policy. Objective: maintaining price … Read more

concept of VAT

VAT is a multi-stage tax levied at each stage of the value addition chain, with a provision to allow input tax credit (ITC) on tax paid at an earlier stage, which can be appropriated against the VAT liability on subsequent sale. VAT is intended to tax every stage of sale where some value is added … Read more

Fiscal Policy : Concept and role of fiscal policy in achieving employment, stability and economic development.

Fiscal policy is that part of Government policy which is concerned with raising revenues through taxation and other means along with deciding on the level and pattern of expenditure it operates through budget. However, generally the expenditure exceeds the revenue income of the Government. In order to meet this situation, the Government imposes new taxes … Read more

Public Expenditure : Theories of public expenditure; causes of growth of public expenditure and its impact on economy; internal and external borrowings.

Public expenditure is spending made by the government of a country on collective needs and wants such as pension, provision, infrastructure, etc. Until the 19th century, public expenditure was limited as laissez faire philosophies believed that money left in private hands could bring better returns. In democracy, public expenditure is an expression of people’s will, … Read more

Industrial Economy: Policy Initiative & charges

The Indian Government had undertaken industrial policy reforms since 1980, but the most radical reforms have occurred since 1991, after the severe economic crisis in fiscal year 1990-91. These reforms mainly aimed at enhancing the efficiency and international competitiveness in Indian industry. Growth in the industrial sector is one of the vital figures that affect … Read more

Ever Green Revolution and Rainbow revolution

Evergreen Revolution was a term coined by M.S. Swaminathan to indicate the development of  technologies that can help in increasing productivity in perpetuity without causing an associated ecological harm.He also stated that to achieve the goal of food security by ending hunger and to promote sustainable agriculture, it is important that in the field of social … Read more

WTO and agriculture

The World Trade Organization came into being in 1995 as the successor organization to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) established in the wake of the Second World War. It  is a multilateral framework (an agreement among governments) for conduct of international trade in goods and services and also for protection of intellectual … Read more

Pricing of agricultural inputs and outputs.

Agricultural prices cover prices of agricultural products (output prices) and prices of requisites for agricultural production (input prices) at various stages of marketing. The structure of Indian agricultural marketing system consists of: Agricultural Co-operative Marketing Societies; Regulated Markets; Public Trading and Futures Trading. Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP)  while recommending the minimum support prices … Read more

Agricultural Marketing

Agricultural marketing is the study of all the activities, agencies and policies involved in the procurement of farm inputs by the farmers and the movement of agricultural products from the farms to the consumers. The agricultural marketing system is a link between the farm and the non-farm sectors. It includes the organization of agricultural raw … Read more

National Population Policy

India was the first nation to launched a family planning programme in 1952. Though the birth rate started decreasing, it was accompanied by a sharp decrease in death rate, leading to an overall increase in population.The early concept of population policy covered both mortality and fertility and did not exclusively focus on fertility. There was … Read more

Demographic dividend with special reference to census of 2011

Demographic dividend occurs when the proportion of working people in the total population is high because this indicates that more people have the potential to be productive and contribute to growth of the economy.An increase in the working age ratio can raise the rate of economic growth, and hence confer a “demographic dividend.” People of … Read more

The Panchayats functions and responsibilities with special reference to 73rd and 74th Constitutional amendments

The 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment Acts, 1992, which gave Constitutional status to panchayati raj institutions (PRIs) and urban local bodies (ULBs) respectively, in both letter and spirit in order to bring about greater decentralisation and increase the involvement of the community in planning and implementing schemes and, thus, increase accountability. The Amendments left important … Read more

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