12.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Experts draw roadmap for health & wellness centres   In a bid to implement public healthcare programmes in a much better way, soon Primary Health Centers (PHCs) and Community Health Care (CHCs) across the State will be transformed into Health and Wellness Centers (HWCs). To enable comprehensive primary health care service delivery including disease … 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

National Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Commission Establishment of Human Right Commission The National Human Rights Commission is a statutory (and not a constitutional) body. It was established in 1993 under a legislation enacted by the Parliament, namely, the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. This Act was amended in 2006. The commission is the watchdog of human rights … 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

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

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

09.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Reserve all state government jobs for residents of Jharkhand, demands Babulal Marandi   Jobs in the rank and file of Jharkhand government should only be registered for the residents of the state, JVM-P chief Babulal Marandi demanded.   The former chief minister also demanded that the Raghubar Das government must make provisions to reserve the state … 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

28.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand doubles the electric fare in the urban areas   The month of May in Jharkhand will see high bill electricity bills because the rates of electricity units have been doubled. The State Electricity Regulatory Commission approved it on Friday about this hike in electricity tariff. Domestic urban consumers currently pay 2.90 per unit for up … 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

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

07.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·         Cm appeals for ‘samridh’ jharkhand by 2022   Chief Minister Raghubar Das stressed on making Jharkhand an enriched State by 2022. He appealed to the people to work towards the eradication of poverty and illiteracy with determination.   The CM claimed that by 2019 all the poor families will get the benefit of … 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

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

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

28.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   ‘Swacchta Sankalp’ receives pm modi’s applause The initiative of the Government of Jharkhand in engaging women workforce largely for constructing toilets to attain Open Defecation-Free (ODF) status on or before June, 2018 has received Prime Minister Narendra Modi praise. Following the success of the special drive ‘Swacchta Sankalp’, the Department of Drinking Water … 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

08.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Cmc to get rs 311.30 crore for solid waste management   The State planning authority committee earmarked Rs 311.30 crore funds for implementation of Solid Waste Management component under Chas Municipal Corporation (CMC).   The Management of solid waste includes collection, dumping and processing of the waste. Private agencies would be engaged for transportation … 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

28-29.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM launches 9 mega urban infrastructure projects   Focusing on four important components — housing, transportation, sanitation and water supply, including health services — Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday said the State Government is working towards streamlining all essential services necessary for uniform urban growth and development.   Das who was addressing the … Read more

27.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand cabinet raises retirement age of medical college faculties to 67 years   The Raghubar Das cabinet  approved a proposal to revise the retirement age of teaching faculty of state’s medical colleges to 67 years.   The 11 member ministerial council, which met at the Project Building in the evening, okayed the state ministry of health, medical education and … Read more

20.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM, bhagat inaugurate ‘aadi mahotsav’   Chief Minister Raghubar Das alongwith Union Minister Sudarshan Bhagat today inaugurated the grand celebration of the spirit of tribal populace that showcases unique crafts, customs, cuisines of the community through annual fest ‘Aadi Mahotsav’.   Jharkhand that registers sufficient number of ethnic groups, for the first time has … Read more

19.01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Health dept to launch special antenatal care campaign   In order to arrest mother and child mortality rate in the state, the health department would launched a fortnight long special campaign to search unregistered pregnant woman across the state and bring them under antenatal care.   Under the campaign, pregnant women who had been … Read more

14-15 .01.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND State’s first green khadi park inaugurated at kharsawan   Governor Droupadi Murmu dedicated State’s first green khadi park at Amda, a hamlet in Seraikela-Kharsawan district.   Spread over two acres land, the park has been built with a project cost of `4 crore. It is the first solar-based khadi park. The board has installed … 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

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