28.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan proposes exclusion of buffalo from Bovine Act   The state cabinet in a major decision proposed to exclude buffaloes and its progenies from the definition of Rajasthan Bovine Animal(Prohibition of Slaughter and Regulation of Temporary Migration or Export) Act, 1995.   State parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Rathore said, the relaxation was made in tune with the … Read more

27.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN A reverse trend for learning outcome in Rajasthan   The National Achievement Survey 2017 conducted by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) found a reverse trend in the learning outcomes from Class III to Class VIII. A comparative data of seven divisional headquarters in Rajasthan shows that Jaipur remains on top in most of the subjects, … Read more

25-26.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Centre stops job scheme funds for cleanliness drive   The Centre has asked the Rajasthan government to stop using national rural job scheme funds for a village cleanliness drive in the state, said officials familiar with the development.   In 2016, chief minister Vasundhara Raje announced Mukhyamantri Swachh Gram Yojna (MSGY) to ensure cleanliness … Read more

24.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN PM to launch nutrition mission from jhunjhunu   PRIME Minister Narendra Modi will launch the National Nutrition Mission on the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8 from Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu.   The Centre in December approved the mission to tackle under-nutrition, low birth weight and stunting, and sanctioned ₹ 9,046 crore for a … Read more

23.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan gets its fourth liquor-free village   Through a referendum, the villagers voted to shut a decade-old liquor shop in Foga. With over 97% votes going against the shop, the verdict was crystal clear. The polling was organised by the excise department. Only 46 votes were polled in favour of the liquor shop, and 30 votes … Read more

22.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan CSR Summit-2018   The Rajasthan CSR Summit and 2nd Rajasthan CSR Awards are an initiative of Government of Rajasthan to encourage companies, CSR foundations and implementing partners to deliver quality impact through CSR projects and adopt multi-stakeholder approach leading to excellence in project outcomes.   This initiative focuses on identifying and felicitating footprints … Read more

21.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Alumni associations at govt schools soon in Rajasthan   State education department will ask the district education officers to form alumni associations in each government secondary and senior secondary schools from the coming academic session.   It aims to bring confidence among students and seek assistance from the alumni in developing infrastructure. The formal announcement of … Read more

20.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Jaipur’s Gandhinagar Railway Station Becomes Fully Women Operated Station   The Gandhi Nagar railway station in Jaipur, Rajasthan became railway station to be fully-managed by women. Gandhi Nagar is an important railway station in Jaipur situated on the Jaipur-Delhi rail route. The station has a footfall of more than 7,000 passengers every day.   There are … Read more

18.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Union Government Inks $100 Million Loan Agreement With NDB For Rajasthan Water Project   The union government has signed second Loan Agreement with New Development Bank (NDB)for the financing of Rajasthan Water Sector Restructuring Project for the Desert Areas. This is the first tranche loan of $100 million was approved by the NDB under Multi-Tranche … Read more

17.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan gets Rs 784 cr for smart city projects   The Centre has released Rs 784 crore for Rajasthan’s four cities – Jaipur, Udaipur, Kota and Ajmer – which were selected under the smart city projects. The housing and urban affairs ministry has announced 99 cities for central assistance under the BJP government’s flagship programme. The state has … Read more

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