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

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

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

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

11.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM launches ‘saral’, promises zero power cut   Chief Minister Raghubar Das, amid acute power cuts going on due to short supply and extreme summer conditions, has said that providing reliable and uninterrupted supply was one of the main agendas of his Government. Along with reiterating the commitment to energise every household of the … 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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

31.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Special drive against filariasis launched   Aiming to eliminate filariasis, a three-day ‘Mass Drug Administration’ (MDA) programme was launched across Bokaro district .   With a target to administrate drugs (DEC tablets) free among 21 lakhs (21,08,916) people, this programme will be continued until April 4, informed district Malaria Officer, AK Poddar.   As … Read more

29.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Ranchi celebrates World Theatre Day   In an attempt to revitalise the theatre culture of the city and commemorate World Theatre Day, a three-day long event commenced in Audrey House.   Artists from famous theatre groups across the country have been roped in to showcase iconic plays in Hindi and other languages for theatre enthusiasts in the … 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

30.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand budget: Mixed response from traders, entrepreneurs   This year’s budget of the Raghubar Das government got a mixed response from the state’s trade, commerce and industry bodies. The various trade organisations described as positive the allocations in the skill development, new roads and said such financial outlays would change the lifestyle of rural … Read more

17.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Ibreast exam introduced for first time in state   In a positive development that could have significant impact on breast cancer screening in the State, Brahmananda Narayana Multispeciality Hospital (BNMH) has procured iBreastExam, a hand-held point-of-care medical kit that has the capability to detect breast cancer in its early stages. Normally breast cancer is … 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

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

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

29.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand Government plans 3-year progress blueprint   The state government has decided to follow a three-year route map for development. Former chairman of national dairy development board (NDDB) T Anand Kumar, who is presently chairing the state development council, submitted a detailed report to the chief minister. Das said that there was an urgent need for … 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

03.11.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand among 10 worst states in infant mortality list: Survey   Almost 3% of infants in Jharkhand die within a year of their birth, a recent study has showed. The sample registration survey (SRS) for 2016, conducted by the Centre and released last month, said Jharkhand’s infant mortality rate (IMR) was 29 per 1,000 live births … 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

29.09.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   BSNL may set up 3,000 more telecom towers in Maoist hit areas. State-run BSNL may be asked to set up 3,000 more telecom towers on an urgent basis and enhance the satellite bandwidth in the Maoist-infested areas to improve communication among the security agencies operating there.   The task of setting up nearly 2200 telecom … 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

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