Establishment of British Cantonments

 Establishment of British Cantonments Dagshai cantonment:   Dagshai is one of the oldest cantonment towns in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated on top of a 5689 feet (1734 mtr) high hillock that stands sphinx-like astride the Kalka-Shimla Highway at a point about 11 km from Solan. It was founded in … Read more

Employment Schemes and Programmes both of Union Government and Himachal Pradesh Government

   Centre Scheme Swach Bharat Mission:- To accelerate the efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage and to put focus on sanitation, the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, launched the Swachh Bharat Mission on 2nd October, 2014. The Mission Coordinator shall be Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS) with two Sub-Missions – … Read more

Bilateral, Regional and Global groupings and agreements involving India and affecting India’s interests.

Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and or affecting India’s interests   Historical Background India’s relations with the world have evolved since the British Raj (1857–1947), when the British Empire monopolised external and defence relations. When India gained independence in 1947, few Indians had experience in making or conducting foreign policy. However, the country’s oldest political … Read more

21 & 22.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     Deal with NZ to boost apple output   Experts from New Zealand will provide its latest technology and “world’s best apple management practices” to the state orchardists under the Rs1,134 crore horticulture-modernisation project that aims at increasing fruit productivity to make Himachal’s apple competent in international market.   The project aims … Read more

Important missions and programmes of Department of Space and Indian Space Research Organization.

Space Technology- Indian space programs. Application of Satellites for different purposes   Despite being a developing economy with its attendant problems, India has effectively developed space technology and has applied it successfully for its rapid development and today is offering a variety of space services globally. Indian Space Program: During the formative decade of 1960s, … Read more

23.12.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan to have ‘temple’ for kids to promote child rights   Kids will soon share the stage with Hindu Gods in a special temple in Rajasthan’s Banswara   The construction of such a temple in tribal-dominated Ghatol block where statues of young achievers from the area would be installed alongside the idols of Laddoo Gopal(Lord Krishna’s baby … Read more

23.12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Massive spurt in drug trafficking in border villages   After a brief lull, drug trafficking has witnessed a massive spurt in the border villages of Nurpur and Indora subdivisions in Kangra district. Unlike opium and poppy husk, preferred by addicts in the past, chitta, a synthetic intoxicant, has become the ‘’drug of … Read more

17.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Women voters outnumber men in Himachal Pradesh assembly elections   With women voters in Himachal Pradesh outnumbering men in 48 assembly constituencies, political parties are trying to take credit. Of the 337 candidates in 68 assembly constituencies, only 19 were women and of the 37,21,667 votes polled, 18,11,126 were cast by men while 19,10,535 were cast … Read more

15.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Adhocism plagues higher education in state   The Himachal government has adopted ‘exploitative practice’ of recruiting teachers in government colleges as guest faculty and via PTA route. While the regulatory commission of the state government was penalising the private colleges and universities for not paying proper scales to their teachers, it was … Read more

Planning commission and national development council

Planning commission and national development council Planning commission The Planning Commission was an institution in the Government of India, which formulated India’s Five-Year Plans, among other functions. Background Rudimentary economic planning, deriving from the sovereign authority of the state, was first initiated in India in 1938 by Congress President and Indian National Army supreme leader … Read more

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