08.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Significant decline in mmr in j’khand   The health sector of Jharkhand finally has something to boast about. The State has registered a considerable decline in the percentage of Maternal Mortality Rate. According to the Sample Registration Survey (SRS) statistics released recently, the State has registered an MMR of 165 during childbirth, which is … Read more

06.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM Raghubar Das urges people to give up plastic use   Chief minister Raghubar Das  urged the people of Jharkhand to come together and help in getting the state rid of plastic use by 2019. Das reached out to the audience gathered at the Tana Bhagat Indoor Stadium in Mega Sports Complex in Hotwar during an … Read more

26.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Nepal first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma   Nepal has become the first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma, world’s leading cause of preventable blindness of infectious origin, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.   Trachoma was the second leading cause of preventable blindness in the Himalayan nation in the … Read more

12.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand among worst; govt releases toll-free helpline   Taking into account the alarming figures of child marriage cases registered in Jharkhand, the Department of Health and Family Welfare on May 10 released the district- wise report of child marriage cases.   The consolidated report suggests that 38 per cent cases of child marriage are … 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

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

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

08-09.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Rotavirus vaccine launch in jharkhand   Jharkhand became the first State in the country to introduce the concept of Oral Pentavalent Vaccine to eradicate Rotavirus which is the most common cause of diarrhoeal disease among infants. To mark the World Health Day observed annually on Saturday, Chief Minister, Raghubar Das alongwith senior officials … Read more

05.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Panel set to offer grade iii-iv jobs to locals   The Government-appointed panel comprising legislators and an official of the Personnel Department has arrived at a common ground feeling strongly for a uniform reservation policy to be adopted for the districts of the State, not covered under the 5th Schedule of the Constitution. … 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

01-02.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   FM radio frequency tunes to playdown man–elephant conflict   Taking a fresh initiative to avert rising man – animal conflict in Jharkhand, State Forest Officials have started special programme on FM Radio giving all information about movement of tuskers in any particular area, besides making them aware of dos and don’ts in case … 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

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

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

06.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand credai joins clean india campaign   Joining the bandwagon of Swachchha Bharat campaign, Jharkhand Chapter of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India (CREDAI) launched CREDAI Clean City Movement with getting solid waste disposal machine installed at Heritage Garden in Deepatoli operational.   They launched this initiative in Jharkhand today … 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

22.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Harkhand soon to have skill policy: CM   To promote Skill Development and create more human resources in the State, Jharkhand will soon have its own skill policy under which investors will be given land on lease in college campuses at concessional rates for a period of 10 years. Chief Minister Raghubar Das, … Read more

Awards of Jharkhand

Awards of Jharkhand Jharkhand ratna It’s the highest honour of Jharkhand state.The award includes a letter of recognition for their outstanding performance in their field and a cash reward of Rs 500,000. jharkhand seva ratna award This State-level award iss given by the Vishwa Sewa Parishad. This award is given to renown persons coming from … Read more

16.12.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Solar charkhas to revolutionise cottage industries in state   Replacing the age-old hand driven charkhas (spinning wheels), khadi gramodyog board jharkhand has introduced the concept of solar charkhas to revolutionize the cottage industries here in jharkhand.   With the introduction of solar charkhas here, ranchi has entered into an elite club after varanasi, … 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

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

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

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

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

09-12-2017 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Silent movement for women empowerment in state: cm   Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said that a silent movement is taking place in Jharkhand with Government’s resolve for women empowerment. He said that the Government is appointing village coordinators in 32,000 villages through the medium of Chief Minister’s small enterprises and making women … Read more

06-12-2017 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   State witnesses decline in tobacco use, rise in smoking   Jharkhand has witnessed a considerable decline of 11.2 per cent in tobacco consumption in five years as the nation wide survey on tobacco use released recently showed an encouraging result of several attempts being taken by the state government and other stakeholders towards … Read more

17.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   President launches schemes worth Rs 3,455 cr in Jharkhand   President Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stones of various schemes entailing total expenditure of Rs 3,455 crore in Jharkhand to coincide with the state’s 17th Foundation Day.   Kovind launched the Rs 636-crore ‘Mukhyamantri Health Insurance Scheme’ under which 57 lakh of … Read more

01.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Minister Goyal Reviews Rail Projects In State   During a review meeting of rail projects in Jharkhand with bosses of South-Eastern and East-Central zones of Indian Railways, Goyal said that there was no fund crunch for safety and security related projects and Indian Railways wouldn’t compromise at any cost with safe and secure … 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

18.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   No Bpl In Jharkhand By 2020, Vows CM Chief Minister Raghubar Das said at the State BJP executive committee meeting that the government is committed for Antyodaya in the State. He said that the government has been working for wiping out poverty from State and expressed hope of no BPL in Jharkhand by … Read more

16.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Daily Treatment For Tb Patients To Begin   Daily treatment for those affected by TB will begin in the State on Tuesday. This is in keeping with the new guidelines of the Revised National TB Control Programme and a shift in the treatment protocol from intermittent to daily treatment.   The first dose … Read more

14.10.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Birsa Munda Airport To Be Functional 24×7 From April 1 In an attempt to lure International flights, Birsa Munda Airport (BMA) will be operational round the clock from April 1 next year.   It would be possible after flow of passengers at Birsa Munda Airport crossed one million mark this April while air … 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

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