Rajasthan: Point-Wise State Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2020 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

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  • Nov 20, 2015
  • 1  Fires BrahMos supersonic land attack missile successfully test by Indian Army [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About BrahMos missile: The BrahMos is a short range ramjet supersonic voyage missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land. BrahMos missile is a joint project of the Russian Federation’s NPO Mashinostroeyenia and India’s Defence Research and Development O

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  • Nov 4, 2015
  • 1  COO Sundar Raman of IPL resigns [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sundar Raman of Indian Premier League (IPL) has resigned from his position. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has formally accepted his resignation.

    • Resignation was accepted in order to change of government under new President Shashank M

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  • Nov 3, 2015
  • 1  Renowned Archaeologist VN Misra passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The prominent archaeologists of post - Independent India, Virendra Nath Misra passed away in Pune, Maharashtra. He passes away at age 81. He was known as the leader of Indian prehistoric archaeology and for his widespread field studies and diggings in Central India and Rajasthan.

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  • Oct 8, 2015
  • 1 Project Neeranchal approved by CCEA [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Project Neeranchal: It is a watershed management project. It is supported by World Bank. This project will help in accessing irrigation to every farmland (Har Khet Ko Pani) and help to reach the aim of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana for proper use of water (Per Drop

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  • Sep 23, 2015
  • 1 Two bills on Reservation passed by Rajasthan Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the two bills: The first bill is Rajasthan Special Backward Classes Reservation Bill, 2015 which provides 5 % reservation to 5 communities in government services and educational institutions. The 5 communities under this bill are Banjara/Labana/Baldiya, Gujar/Gurjar, Gadiy

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  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 ‘Housing for all’ Scheme in 305 cities by 2022 declares the government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Housing for all Scheme: Government had launched this scheme named as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in June 2015 under the guidance of Housing for All by 2022 Mission. Under this scheme, government plans to build two crore houses for the poor in urban areas by year 2022, which

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  • 2 Rajasthan Assembly clears bill to improve Right to Education Act [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Right to Education Act: Right to Education Act (RTE) is also known as Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act. It is an Act of the Parliament of India passed on 4th August 2009. It gives the importance to free and compulsory education for children between ag

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  • Sep 16, 2015
  • 1 World Bank reports: Gujarat ranks first in ease of doing business [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About ease of doing business of World Bank: Ease of doing business gives the ranks to economics from 1 to 189 with first place being the best. The high ranking in it means low numerical rank means that the governing environment is conductive to business operation.

    • The index av

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  • Sep 15, 2015
  • 1 Rajasthan submit its State Annual Action Plan under AMRUT [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About AMRUT: AMRUT stands for Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation. Aim of AMRUT: To ensure about water supply in all household. To increase the facility of cities by developing greenery and well maintained parks.

    • To reduce pollution by switching to public tra

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  • 2 United States prolonged the anti-dumping duty of Indian preserved mushrooms for another 5 years [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About preserved mushroom and its trade: Preserved mushroom refer to mushrooms prepared or preserved by bleaching, cleaning and sometimes slicing and cutting. It is very nutritious and rich in fiber and proteins.

    • It has high content of folic acid which is uncommon in vegetables

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  • Aug 5, 2015
  • 1 India’s biggest telescope inaugurated in Udaipur [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s biggest multi-application solar telescope (MAST) was invested at the Udaipur Solar Observatory by Prof UR Rao, who is the chairman of the governing council of the Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad.

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  • 2 Rajan Vishal chosen for Election Commission’s Zonal award [ Awards ]

    About Rajan Vishal: Rajan Vishal is an IAS officer from Himachal Pradesh of batch 2008. He achieved 60th position in IAS exam. He did M. A. Economics from Punjab University, Chandigarh and Master Business Economics (MBE) from University of Delhi, South Campus New Delhi.

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  • Aug 3, 2015
  • 1 India will host 2nd Forum for Indian-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About FIPIC: The Pacific Islands Forum is an inter-governmental organization. It aims to increase cooperation between the self-governing countries of the Pacific Ocean. It was founded in 1971 as the South Pacific Forum.

    • The name was changed in 1999 as Pacific Island forum.
    • Pa

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  • Jul 23, 2015
  • 1 Sushma corners Congress over Bagrodia [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday supposed that a senior Congress leader approached her for a diplomatic passport for coal scam and accused Santosh Bagrodia who is a politician from Indian National Congress was a Member of the Parliament of India representing R

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  • Jul 21, 2015
  • 1 CSK, Rajasthan Royals suspended for two years from IPL [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Supreme Court-appointed three-member committee headed by former Chief Justice of India R M Lodha suspended two major Indian Premier League teams Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals from the cricket league for two years.

    • CSK and Rajasthan Royal were banned in regards

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  • 2 CCEA approves creation of Intra State Transmission System in 7 States [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) has approved the creation of an Intra-state Transmission System (ISTS) in seven states across the country. These seven States are- Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh.

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  • Jun 30, 2015
  • 1 Union Government asked Bihar, TN, Rajasthan to introduce milk in mid day meal scheme [ Important Days ]

    Union Government of India requested the Chief Ministers of Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan to encourage supply of free milk in the Mid Day Meal to school children under child welfare scheme. At present, two states Karnataka which was earlier star in 2012 - 13 under project Ksheer

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  • Jun 29, 2015
  • 1 Rajasthan becomes No. 1 state in solar energy in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Rajasthan has become first state in the country in terms of total installed capacity of solar energy. The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy were released data. Rajasthan with total 1,167 megawatt (MW) installed capacity has surpassed Gujarat (1000 MW) which was previous

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  • 2 Sahitya Akademi announced Bal Sahitya Puraskar for the year 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sahitya Akademi awards announced Bal Sahitya Puraskar for the year 2015. The awards were recommended by Jury members representing 24 Indian languages and approved by the Executive Board of Sahitya Akademi that met under the chairmanship of President of Sahitya Akademi Dr. Vishwan

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  • Jun 24, 2015
  • 1 Charles Correa, face of contemporary architecture in India passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Charles Correa who was India’s greatest contemporary architect passed away in Mumbai following a brief illness at the age 84. Charles Correa had played an important role in the creation of architecture for post-Independence India. He was born on 1 September 1930 in Secunderabad,

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  • Jun 17, 2015
  • 1 Jind, Karnal and Muzaffarnagar districts added in National Capital Region [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Districts of Haryana Jind, Karnal and Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district have been added into the conurbation National Capital Region (NCR). NCR is India’s largest and one of the world’s largest agglomerations in terms of population (around 54,000,000 as per 2011 Census).

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  • May 18, 2015
  • 1 Punjab becomes first state to issue Soil Health Cards to farmers [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    State government of Punjab declared that Punjab has become the first state in India to issue Soil Health Cards (SHCs), a Union Government initiative to all farmers in the state. At present, state government of Punjab has 66 such laboratories and has capability to test 3.5 lakh so

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  • May 7, 2015
  • 1 Rajasthan Government inks MoU with NHM, UNICEF and GAIN to counter malnourishment [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Rajasthan Government has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NHM (National Health Mission), UNICEF (United nation international child fund) and GAIN (Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition) to tackle the severe problem malnourishment in the state.

    • According to the Mo

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  • May 5, 2015
  • 1 Rajasthan Government allocates 12 crore rupees for Project Great Indian Bustard [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government of Rajasthan has allotted more than twelve crore rupees for a bird conservation programme in Forest department. This program name is Great Indian Bustard (GIB). Japan Bank is going to provide financial support of 3 crore rupees under the project. The Great Indian Busta

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  • May 1, 2015
  • 1 Ananda Kumar, Pramod Patil won Whitley Awards for wildlife conservation [ Awards ]

    Dr. Ananda Kumar and Dr. Pramod Patil of India won the prestigious Whitley Awards (also known as Green Oscar) for their contribution to wildlife conservation in Royal Geographical Society, London and it award given by the Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN).

    Dr. Ananda Kumar was honou

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  • Apr 14, 2015
  • 1 Sportsman Retired Lieutenant General Hanut Singh, a 1971 Indo-Pak war hero passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Lieutenant General Hanut Singh (retd) passed away in Dehradun, Uttarakhand on 12 April 2015 in the age of 82 years. Hanut Singh was a 1971 Indo-Pak war hero and one of the most famous officers of the Indian Army. Lt Gen Hanut Singh was also known as the Poona Horse because he was

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  • Apr 3, 2015
  • 1 RBI approved the amalgamation of ING Vysya Bank with Kotak Mahindra Bank [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Governor of RBI sanctioned the scheme of amalgamation of ING Vysya Bank Ltd. with Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd and the Scheme will come into force with effect from 1 April 2015. According to the sanction, all branches of ING Vysya Bank will function as branches of Kotak Mahindra Bank

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  • 2 Rajasthan Government opened women milk bank Jeevan Dhara in Jaipur [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Rajasthan Government opened women milk bank Jeevan Dhara in Jaipur by Health Minister Rajendra Rathore and the bank would store milk from donating lactating mothers that can be used for feeding infants who are deprived of it. The state Government of Rajasthan launched the bank in

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  • Mar 24, 2015
  • 1 World Water Day 2015 observed with the theme Water and Sustainable Development [ Important Days ]

    World Water Day 2015 observed on 22 March 2015 and the theme is Water and Sustainable Development declared by union govt. minister. Rajendra Singh selected for Stockholm Water Prize Laureate on 20 March 2015 and he is also called as the Waterman of India.

    1. Rajendra Singh was sel

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  • Mar 12, 2015
  • 1 President presented “Stree Shakti Puraskars” and “Nari Shakti Puruskars” for the year 2014 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented Stree Shakti puraskars (six women) and Nari Shakti Puruskars for the year 2014. These awards were given on the occasion of International Women’s Day (8 March) at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Prize money of award is 3 lakh rupees

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