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

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  • Sep 13, 2016
  • 1 3rd Phase of TEQIP Approved by Union Government [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given green signal to the proposal for initiation of the Third Phase of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), and the project will be implemented as a Central Sector Scheme with total project outlay of 3600

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  • Sep 8, 2016
  • 1 Rs 450 Crore Approved for Five States Under Swadesh Darshan Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Tourism Ministry has recently approved Rs. 450 crore for the development of Heritage circuit of Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Ramayana Circuit in Uttar Pradesh, North East Circuit in Sikkim and Coastal Circuit of Tamil Nadu under the Swadesh Darshan scheme.

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  • 2 ESICS Pilot Project’S First Phase of Telemedicine Services Started [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Telemedicine Services ESIC (Employees State Insurance Corporation) Pilot Project’s first phase recently launched by the Union Minister of State (MoS) for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya recently to offer specialist medical services at a distance to assured workers in New

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  • Aug 31, 2016
  • 1 29 August Observed as National Sports Day of India [ Important Days ]

    29 August observed as the National Sports Day in India every year to pay tribute to legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary and to celebrate this day President Pranab Mukherjee conferred National Sports Awards to the sports person at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, N

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 Five Villages Adopted by IIT-Kanpur Under Namami Gange Programme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Under the Namami Gange programme the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) -Kanpur has adopted five villages in Uttar Pradesh and its civil engineering department expertise will work to restrict the flow of sewage into the river.

    • These five villages are
    1. Ramel Nagar
    2. Khoyra Katree

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  • Aug 10, 2016
  • 1 105,630 Govt Schools in India Have Just One Teacher [ Education ]

    The number of government elementary and secondary schools in India which are run by a single teacher. According to the Parliament 105,630 government schools have a just one teacher in India.

    Key Details:

    • As per the RTE guidelines there has to be one teacher for every 30 to 35

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  • Aug 9, 2016
  • 1 2nd National Handloom Day Celebrated in Varansi [ Important Days ]

    Second National Handloom Day celebrated on August 7 in all over country. Union ministry of textiles marked the 2nd National Handloom Day with the number of event in Varansi. Smriti Zubin Irani was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

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  • Jul 26, 2016
  • 1 Budha Rashmi Mani Appointed as Director General of National Museum [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Archaeologist Dr. Budha Rashmi Mani was appointed as Director General (DG) of National Museum for the period of 3 years or till attainment of age 70. The appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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  • Jul 22, 2016
  • 1 Ghatampur Thermal Power Project in Uttar Pradesh Approved by CCEA [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) given approval for installation of Ghatampur Thermal Power Project (GTPS) in Ghatampur, Uttar Pradesh. GTPC project has of 1980 MW (3 X 660 MW) capacity.

    • Project would be installed through a Joint Venture (JV) Company named Neyveli Ut

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  • Jul 21, 2016
  • 1 Indian Hockey Player Mohammed Shahid is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Famous Indian hockey player Mohammed Shahid passed away because of multiple organ failure in Gurugram, Haryana. He was 56 years old. He was a member of the V Baskaran-led Indian team. He made his debut in 1979 for the Indian junior side.

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  • Jul 6, 2016
  • 1 Cabinet Expansion: 19 Inducted, 5 Resign [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nineteen new Ministers of State (MoS) were inducted in the Union Council of Ministers in a major expansion. These new ministers were administered oath of office and secrecy by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

    • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expanded his counci

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  • Jun 20, 2016
  • 1  Ramayana & Krishna Circuits Approved by Union Government Under Swadesh Darshan Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ramayana and Krishna Circuits has been approved by the Union Government under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of the Union Ministry of Tourism at the first meeting of National Committee on Ramayan Circuit and National Committee on Krishna Circuit which was chaired by Union Tourism and

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  • Jun 15, 2016
  • 1  Mudrarakshasa the Well-Known Hindi Writer is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mudrarakshas the famous Hindi novelist and critique passed away due to old age related causes in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh at the age of 82 years. He was notable Hindi writer, activist, thinker and cultural personality.

    • His write-ups habitually hinged on various vital social disput

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  • Jun 9, 2016
  • 1 2016 Junior Hockey World Cup Will Be Hosted by Lucknow [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2016 Junior Men’s hockey World Cup is being hosted by Lucknow city of Uttar Pradesh as announcement made by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) from 8th to 18th December 2016.

    • The eleven-daylong event and 16 teams will participate in this cup including defending champ

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  • Jun 1, 2016
  • 1  In Index of HIV Cases by Transfusion, Maharashtra Ranks 3rd Position [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Over the last one and half years 276 people were infected with HIV while getting a blood transfusion in Maharashtra that’s way Maharashtra ranked at 3rd position. According to the survey of National Aids Control Organization (NACO) 2,234 people have infected HIV by blood transfus

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  • 2  Retirement Age of Central Services Doctors Extended to 65 Years [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Retirement age of all Central Health Services doctors has been extended to 65 years as declared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi; this decision will benefit about 4,000 doctors across the country.

    • The rule is come in effect from 31st May 2016.
    • Earlier this announcement was made

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  • May 31, 2016
  • 1 High-Speed Spanish Talgo Train Trial Run Conducted by Indian Railways [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first ever trial run for high-speed Talgo trains of Spain on the 90-km Bareilly-to-Moradabad stretch has been conducted by Indian Railways in Uttar Pradesh under the Indian Railways’ strategy to increase the speed of trains.

    • With this 2nd phase of the trail run was completed

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  • May 30, 2016
  • 1 🌟 Women CMs' in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In Indian History total sixteen women have served as the chief minister of an Indian state. And at the current time five are in office—Jayalalithaa, Anandiben Patel, Vasundhara Raje, Mamata Banerjee and Mehbooba Mufti. Total thirteen states of India have been headed by a female c

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  • May 27, 2016
  • 1  Bharatavani Portal Launched by Union HRD Ministry [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The multilingual knowledge portal www.bharatavani.in has been launched by Smriti Zubin Irani the Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh as part of Union Government’s Digital India Mission.

    • This is first it kind of knowledge portal of India w

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  • May 25, 2016
  • 1  Union Government Shortlist 13 Cities in 2nd Phase of Smart Cities Mission [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    13 cities have been shortlisted by the Union Ministry of Urban Development for the list of second batch of Smart Cities based on scores obtained in Fast Track competition lead for 23 cities from as many States and Union Territories.

    • Lucknow in Uttar Prades has topped this compe

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  • May 18, 2016
  • 1  NTPC and Coal India Limited Made Partnership to Foray into Fertilizer Sector [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    State-run power producer National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and state-run miner Coal India Limited (CIL) has inked a joint venture agreement (JVA) to resuscitate plants of the Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL).

    • The agreement will cover the way for NTPC to for

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  • Apr 20, 2016
  • 1  Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme Protracted to More 61 Districts with Low Child Sex Ratio [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Government has protracted the Beti Bachao Beti Padho Scheme in supplementary 61 districts across 11 States and Union Territories with low Child Sex Ratio, the Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has announced it at New Delhi.

    About Beti Bachao, Beti Padh

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  • Apr 15, 2016
  • 1  National Agriculture Market Portal eNAM Has Been Launched by PM Narendra Modi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Agriculture Market portal named “eNAM” has been launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to connect e-mandis in several States. eNAM is an online inter-connectivity of e-mandis, which meant to usher in much required agriculture marketing alterations to enable farmers

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  • Apr 13, 2016
  • 1  Gurgaon Will Be Renamed as Gurugram Decided by Haryana Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Haryana Government has decided that Gurgaon will be turn as Gurugram. State government also has renamed Mewat as Nuh. Chief Minister Manohar Lal has approved the proposal to change the names of Gurgaon and Mewat in this regard.

    • On the basis of the representations received at se

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  • Mar 22, 2016
  • 1  March 20 is Observed as World Sparrow Day [ Important Days ]

    On March 20 the world sparrow day is being observed every year to increase awareness of the house sparrow and other common birds to urban environments and intimidations to their populations. On this day different activities and events like awareness campaigns, art competitions an

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  • Mar 14, 2016
  • 1  Allahabad High Court Has Completed 150th Foundation Year [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On 14th March 2016 the Allahabad High Court celebrated its 150th foundation day. At this occasion President Pranab Mukherjee was the Chief Guest of the celebrations along with TS Thakur Chief Justice of India (CJI) and Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda were some of the dignit

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  • Feb 26, 2016
  • 1 New President and Ceo of Honda Cars India is Yoichiro Ueno [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Honda Cars India is Yoichiro Ueno. His appointment was approved by its parent Honda Motor Company. He will replace Katsushi Inoue who was serving as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company for Regional Operations (Europe reg

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  • Feb 25, 2016
  • 1 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation Will Be Host by India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation will be hosted by India. It will starts from 12 April 2016 to save tigers and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate it. 13 tiger range countries (TRCs) will participate in this conference and they are:

    • Bangladesh,
    • Bhutan

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  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 1 Sixth State to Join Uday Scheme is Bihar [ Important Days ]

    The sixth state to join Union Government’s UDAY (Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana) Scheme is Bihar for financial rearrangement of debt of power distribution companies. Bihar government, State Power Distribution companies (DISCOMs) and Union Power ministry has signed three-way Memora

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  • 2 New Chief Justice of Orissa High Court is Justice Vineet Saran [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice Vineet Saran has been appointed as the new Chief Justice (CJ) of Orissa High Court as per the provisions of Article 217 of Constitution by the President Pranab Mukherjee. After deceitful vacant ever since transfer of Justice D H Waghela as CJ of Bombay High Court his appo

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