27.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal Chief Minister Launches ‘Shakti’ App For Women’s Safety   The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur launched the ‘Shakti’ appfor women’s safety in the state. The app, which comes with a panic button, was developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) of the Himachal Pradesh government. It would be available in … Read more

25.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal Pradesh govt to set up IT parks in Gaggal, Mehli   The Himachal Pradesh government has started the process to set up two software technology parks at Gaggal in Kangra district and Mehli in Shimla district. Both these places are located close to the airports which makes them suitable sites for the proposed projects.   At Mehli, … Read more

Rural Banking and Regional Rural Banks.

68.84% of the population in India is rural based and majority of them depends on agriculture for a living. Enhanced and stable growth of the agriculture sector is important as it plays a vital role not only in generating purchasing power among the rural population by creating on-farm and off-farm employment opportunities but also through … Read more

Self Help Groups (SHGs) and Civil Society in India

Self Help Groups (SHGs) and Civil Society in India The Self Help Groups (SHG) initiative was adopted by India several decades ago in order to alleviate poverty, and improve women’s ability to achieve rights and well-being. At the beginning, SHG was an initiative undertook by NGOs, but later on, due to its success in improving … Read more

13.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Monastery in state tableaux   The Himachal tableaux of the 11th century, Key monastery located in the Spiti area, has been selected to take part in the Republic Day parade.   The Key monastery tableaux display during the Republic Day parade would also be accompanied by the Cham dance of the Lamas. … Read more

13.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

      INTERNATIONAL   ·        Saudi Arabia allows women to attend men football match for 1st time   Saudi Arabia allowed women to attend a men’s football match for the first time from a sports stadium. This comes after Saudi women were allowed in a stadium for National Day celebrations in a one-off event … Read more

06.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan reports 70% growth in PhD enrolments   The state has recorded a whopping 70% growth, topping all other states, in enrolling research scholars in the country. The desert state has seen enrolment for PhDs jump from 4,134 to 7,010 between 2015-16 and 2016-17, according to All India Survey On Higher Education 2016-17.   Surprisingly, during … Read more

04.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     Industrial package for HP, others soon   The BJP-led NDA regime is proposing to come out with a new industrial package for Himachal, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and North-Eastern states, which will go a long way in helping these attracting industry with big investments.   An indication to this effect has … Read more

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