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

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  • Jul 24, 2019
  • 1 Heat Wave AES Down to Earth 1-15 July 2019 [ Down-to-Earth ]

    Heat Wave: IMD – declares 40 degree Celsius and more as heat wave: - Kerala – recovering form flood to discomforts of heat in March: - 125-odd days, heat waves swept 23 states and Union Territories (UTs); each enduring at least one spell. Since then, there have been 86 spells of

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  • 2 📹 Circular Economy Rwanda Vs. USA Trade Issues Down to Earth 16-30 June 2019 [ Down-to-Earth ]

    Clothing – The Real Picture: - Globally, clothing production doubled between 2000 and 2015. During the period the number of garments purchased each year increased by 60%, Average number of times a garment was worn before disposal declined by 36%. More than US $500 billion worth o

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  • Jul 10, 2019
  • 1 Kurukshetra June 2019 - Drinking Water for Rural India (Part -1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics Included In This Article: Water Availability in Rural Areas, Govt. Initiatives, Community & water Quality mgmt, Availability of Safe & clean Water, Drinking Water Situation in Rural India, Water & public Health, Drinking Water Quality Monitoring, Role of Gram Panchay

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  • 2 Kurukshetra June 2019 - Drinking Water for Rural India (Part 3) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Rural Drinking Water Supply Infrastructure: - Monitoring, Operation & Maintenance Infrastructure of Rural Drinking Water supply: More than 80 % of rural habitations is covered under National Rural Development water Programme (NRDWP) in other words created drinking water infrastr

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  • Jul 5, 2019
  • 1 Kumbh Sanitation Plan [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Kumbh Mela of 2019 succeeded in a big way to send out a message of sanitation to the society. Kumbh Mela is being held in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj from January 15 to March 4. Nearly lakhs of pilgrims attend this fair over the course of approximately 55 auspicious days to bat

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  • Jun 22, 2019
  • 1 Kurukshetra June 2019 Water Issues (Part-1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics Included In This Article: Water Availability in Rural Areas, Govt. Initiatives, Community & water Quality mgmt. , Availability of Safe & clean Water, Drinking Water Situation in Rural India, Water & public Health, Drinking Water Quality Monitoring, Role of Gram Pancha

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  • 2 Kurukshetra June 2019 Water Issues (Part-3) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Broadly these practices could be classified into following three categories: Obstructing/diverting flow of stream/river, Storage in wells/step wells/below ground level storage structure, Collection & use of rainwater on surface, Annual cleaning of ponds, conservation of forests,

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  • Jun 1, 2019
  • 1 Kurukshetra MAY 2019: a Journal on Rural Development (Part-3) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Biofertilizers And Green Manuring: Biofertilizers & green manures are important pillars of organic farming that support higher yield & maintain soil health. Biofertilizers is a very cost –effective solution for providing nutrients to crop in a sustainable manner, unlike chemical

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  • May 28, 2019
  • 1 Foundation Stone of Defense Corridor in Uttar Pradesh Laid [ Defense ]

    The Prime Minister visited Jhansi & laid foundation stone of Defense Corridor in Jhansi & unveiled various development projects. A defence corridor refers to a route or a path along which domestic productions of defence equipment by public sector, private sector and MSMEs are lin

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  • 2 Shri Sushil Chandra Takes Over as New Election Commissioner [ Appointments ]

    Shri Sushil Chandra has assumed charge as new Election Commissioner (EC) of India today on 15th of February 2019 & joins Commission with Chief Election Commissioner & Election Commissioner.

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  • May 23, 2019
  • 1 Foundation Stone of Mega Food Park at Mathura District in Uttar Pradesh [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Foundation stone for M/s Nandvan Mega Food Park Private Limited located in Badawal, Chhata-Barsana road in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh has been laid by Union Minister for Food Processing Industries.

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  • 2 PETROTECH -2019 on February 11, 2019 Inaugurated [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The PETROTECH - 2019 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh on 11th February 2019 was inaugurated by Prime Minister. It is considered to be India’s flagship hydrocarbon conference. 13th International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition is being organized under aegis of

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  • May 9, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Status of Free LPG Connections to Poor Women Under PMUY [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As on 01.02. 2019, Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have released more than 6.31 crore LPG connections against the target of 8 crore under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) and period of implementation of the PMUY is upto 31.03. 2020. Offering swap facility i. e. to avail small

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  • May 5, 2019
  • 1 PM Laid Foundation Stone of National Institute of Ayurveda, Panchkula [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Prime Minister will visit Kurukshetra in Haryana on 12 February 2019 & participate in Swachh Shakti- 2019, also inaugurate & lay foundation stone of several development projects in Haryana including:

    • National Cancer Institute, Bhadsa, Jhajjar

    • ESIC Medical College & Hospital

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  • Apr 16, 2019
  • 1 Kurukshetra April 2019 : a Journal on Rural Development (Part-1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics Included In This Article: Introducing Rural Tourism, Rural Tourism Products, Ecotourism in India, Eco Development project, Major types of Rural Tourism in India, Rural Women, Promoting Sustainable Rural Tourism, Agri tourism, Benefit of Rural Tourism, Benefit to Touris

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  • Apr 8, 2019
  • 1 🌟 24 Fake Universities: UGC Tells State Govts to Take Appropriate Actions [ Education ]

    The University Grants Commission has directed chief secretaries and other respected officers of the states to take appropriate actions against the fake universities that are still running in the states. Specifically UGC issues public notice against the unrecognized status of Indi

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  • Apr 5, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Implementation of Rashtriya Gokul Mission [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries has been implementing Rashtriya Gokul Mission with the aim of development and conservation of indigenous bovine breeds. The “Rashtriya Gokul Mission” has been launched by the Government for

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  • Apr 4, 2019
  • 1 Online Lending Portal for MSMEs [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    An online lending portal www.psbloansin59minutes.com with majority ownership of 6 Public Sector Banks (PSBs) / Financial Institutions (FIs) along with their associated companies, has been launched which facilitates in principle approval for loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterpr

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  • Apr 3, 2019
  • 1 📹 Yojana February 2019: Infrastructure (Part-1) [ Yojana ]

    Key Topics Included In This Article: Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Challenges to Urban India, Smart Cities Mission Strategy, Jal Marg Vikas Project, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission (SPMRM).

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  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 1 Year End Review 2018: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ayushman Bharat is a centrally sponsored programme anchored in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). It is an umbrella of two major health initiatives, namely Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs) and Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (PMJAY).

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  • 2 Centers of Excellence at Deen Dayal Hastkala Sankul in Varanasi [ Policy/Governance, Culture ]

    The Prime Minister inaugurated Centers of Excellence at Deen Dayal Hastkala Sankul in Varanasi. PM unveiled a plaque to mark the inauguration of 55 outlets which would serve as Centers of Excellence at the Hastkala Sankul, which is a complex dedicated to the handicrafts of the re

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  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Initiatives to Promote Research in Higher Educational Institutions [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Human Resource Development and its organizations like University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) are undertaking various research projects in the different Higher Educational Institutions.

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  • Mar 12, 2019
  • 1 28 Indian Antiquities Retrieved from Abroad from 2015 to 2018 [ International Relations/Organizations, Culture ]

    The Archaeological Survey of India is constantly making its best efforts to retrieve the antiquities which have been taken away from the country in violation of the Antiquates and Art Treasure Act, 1972.

    • The Archaeological Survey of

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  • Mar 11, 2019
  • 1 Establishment of Defence Parks [ Environment/Ecology, Defense ]

    Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) under Ministry of Commerce and Industry had received two project proposals to establish Defence Parks under Modified Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme (MIIUS).

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  • Feb 20, 2019
  • 1 🌟 What is Parali? Issues of Parali Burning [ Environment/Ecology, Agriculture/Agro Industries ]

    Through the efforts under the Central Sector Scheme on ‘Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for In-Situ Management of Crop Residue in the State of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh & NCT of Delhi’ the satellite data indicates that paddy residue burning events have reduced by 29.

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  • Feb 18, 2019
  • 1 13 Centrally Assisted State Food Craft Institutes are Currently Functional in the Country [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Food Craft Institute: Food Craft Institute is established by Ministry of tourism, Govt. of India and funded by Ministry of tourism, . Vision: to improve the Participation of International & National Tourism in the Economy of region by providing the Highly Skilled and Trained Hosp

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  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 1 Water Storage Level Country’S Major Reservoirs Goes Down by Two Percent [ Environment/Ecology, Disaster Management ]

    Total storage capacity of these 91 reservoirs is 161.993 BCM, which is about 63 % of the total storage capacity of 257.812 BCM, which is estimated to have been created in the country.

    • The water storage available i

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  • 2 What is NCDS? World Bank AID for Rehabilitation of DAMS [ International Relations/Organizations, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Central Water Commission (CWC) maintains National Register of Large Dams (NRLD) as per information provided by State Govts/Dam owners. As per NRLD, 209 dams are 100 years or more old.

    Union Government constituted Natio

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  • Feb 11, 2019
  • 1 Difference Between NIMZs and SEZs: Establishment of National Investment & Manufacturing Zones [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Investment & Manufacturing Zones (NIMZs) are one of the important instruments of National Manufacturing Policy, 2011. NIMZs are envisaged as large areas of developed land with the requisite eco-system for promoting excellent manufacturing activity.

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  • 2 CSMC 41st Meeting – 3.10 Lakh More Houses in Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) sanctions 3.10 lakh more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban (PMAY-U). The approval was given in the 41st meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee held on 27 December

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