31.08.18 Himachal pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     World bank approves rs 929.89 crore for shimla’s water supply project   The World Bank has approved in principle a financial assistance of Rs 929.89 crore for a water supply and sewerage project for the state capital.   There are six sources of drinking water supply to Shimla town with a … Read more

31.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Education dept announces 3,290 ‘Ujiyari Panchayats’   Education department announced 3,290 panchayats in the state as ‘Ujiyari Panchayats’.   Government schools in such panchayats had zero dropout rate of students around 50 lakh students will be enrolled in secondary schools under the enrolment campaign in the state.   Directions have been given to officers … Read more

30.08.18 Himachal pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     Policy on quota for OBCs in varsities soon   The state government will formulate a policy for ensuring reservation to Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates in all educational institutions, including medical colleges and universities.   The Department of Social Justice and Empowerment was in the process of preparing a comprehensive policy … Read more

30.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN MOU signed, state to get Yamuna water in summer   In order to meet future water requirements, Rajasthan, along with five other states, signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the construction of ~4,000 crore Lakhwar multipurpose project in the upper Yamuna basin.   The MOU between Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and … Read more

30.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN MOU signed, state to get Yamuna water in summer   In order to meet future water requirements, Rajasthan, along with five other states, signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the construction of ~4,000 crore Lakhwar multipurpose project in the upper Yamuna basin.   The MOU between Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and … Read more

29.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   World Bank to provide $250 million loan to state for improving power distribution   The World Bank will provide a $250 million loan facility to Rajasthan for improving the performance of its electricity distribution sector.   The Second Programmatic Electricity Distribution Reform Development Policy Loan for Rajasthan is the second in the series … Read more

29.08.18 Himachal pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     Seeking Rs 30 milk MSP, farmers submit memo   Farmers under the banner of the Himachal Kisan Sabha (HKS) submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister through the DC, Shimla, demanding Rs 30 per litre as support price for milk and putting all stops to the ongoing eviction drive against small … Read more

28.08.18 Himachal pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Rs 2,900 heli-taxi fare for Manimahesh yatra   The Manimahesh Trust has finalised the heli-taxi service fare. A passenger will have to pay Rs 2,900 for one-side journey from Bharmaur to the Gauri Kund helipad, situated nearly three km below the Manimahesh Lake.   However, the approval of the Directorate General of … Read more

28.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   To boost tourism in Rajasthan, government promotes unexplored heritage sites   Rajasthan, which houses centuries old heritage buildings and monuments, has notched up an important place in global tourism. Lakhs of tourists annually visit its known heritage buildings famous for unique sculpture, which is a great source to boost state’s revenue along with … Read more

26-27.08.18 Himachal pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   HP notifies mukhya mantri swavlamban yojna to generate jobs   Himachal Government has notified “Mukhya Mantri Swavlamban Yojna” to generate employment opportunities for educated youth of the state.   The scheme envisages financial benefits in the form of capital subsidy at 25 percent to 30 percent for Himachali males and females respectively … Read more

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