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

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

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

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

05.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM vows to make j’khand plastic-free by 2019   In order to push the efforts taken by the State Pollution Control Board to control indiscriminate uses of polythene carry bags across Jharkhand, the Government has gone on setting a deadline in this regard.   As per an estimate 24 tonnes of plastic garbage is … 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

02.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Government to bring ordinance for sc protection, reservation   LJP leader and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said that following the final order of the Supreme Court where the matter is pending at present for a review, the Government would go for Ordinance to protect the SC/ST Act. “Government has nothing to do … Read more

01.06.18 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

29.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Hamburg to host 2018 Global Wind Summit   The first edition of the Global Wind Summit will be held in Hamburg from September 25-28, 2018.   The organisers of the four-day event are expecting speakers from about 100 countries, including India, China, the US, Spain and Denmark.   The conference on wind is … 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

25.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   5th India CLMV Business Conclave held at Phnom Penh, Cambodia   The Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India along with Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia organized the 5thIndia-CLMV Business Conclave in Phnom Penh on 21-22 May 2018.   After four rounds of the Business Conclave in India, this initiative was … Read more

24.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access, quality: Lancet   India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare in 2016, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, according to a Lancet study.   In 2016, India’s healthcare access and quality scored at … 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

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

18.05.18 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

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

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

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

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

01.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt to develop 3,000 clusters for organic farming   Lending a fillip to organic farming in the state, the Jharkhand government has decided to identify and develop 3,000 clusters across Jharkhand for promotion of organic farming.   Jharkhand’s organic farming plan has been approved the centre and we will be working in mission mode to promote … 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

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

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

21.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND 5,300 poor families to get free power connection by may 5   As many as 5,300 families belonging to the economically backward classes are all set to get free electricity connection by May 5 this year. Besides, installing electric connections, the department will also provide electric cable, switchboard, LED bulb and electric meters in … 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

17.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand filmmaker duo grabs national award   Filmmaker duo Meghnath and Biju Toppo have hit gold again with ‘Naachi se Baanchi’ (Dance to stay alive) grabbing the Rajat Kamal award for the Best Biographical Film at the 65th National Awards announced on Friday. The duo had earlier won two other national awards for their films ‘Ek Ropa Dhan’ and ‘Iron … Read more

15-16.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND State deploys over 12000 extra forces   To ensure free and fair local body elections on April 16, over 12,000 additional police personnel will be deployed in different districts all over the State with instructions to deal strictly with those who try to disrupt election process. The State Election Commission has identified 1065 supersensitive … Read more

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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

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

06.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   705 deprived children to get admission in pvt english medium schools   About 705 deprived children will get admitted in private English medium schools in this academic session (2018-19).   As per the previous year records, several schools flouted the RTE norms. Instead of 628 seats, only 294 deprived students were got their … 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

03.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Process of mapping vulnerable booths begins   In an attempt to conduct free and fair Municipal poll-2018, the district administration has initiated the process of mapping vulnerable polling booths categorizing them into three levels.   As many as 798 polling booths have been demarcated here in the State biggest Urban Local Body (ULB) … 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

27.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand has lowest college density in country: Study   Abysmally poor college-student ratio has turned out to be Jharkhand’s major cause for the brain drain. The All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE) data released by the Union ministry of human resource development, said the state higher education sector has been discouraging with just … 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

11-12.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   State gets first mobile lab to curb food adulteration   The State entered into the elite club to own a mobile vehicle (van), allocated by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), well-equipped with laboratory devices facilitating on-the-spot testing of food samples at a nominal cost.   Minister, Department of Health … Read more

17.02.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand to set up ‘Dada-Dadi’ park in every city Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das  said a “Dada-Dadi Park” for senior citizens would be established in every city of the state soon.   The projects include Adityapur Sewerage Yojna worth Rs 255.15 crore, Urban Water Project worth Rs 49.30 crore in Chakradharpur, West Singhbhum district and Multi-purpose Convention Hall … Read more

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