31.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·        State plans startup exposure programme for students The state information technology and communications department plans to implement a ‘student startup exposure programme’ to help promote startups by college students.   The programme is aimed at increasing the chances of success of startups and will focus on exposure based skill-building to help entrepreneurs become … Read more31.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

31.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA MahaNet gets ‘important public purpose’ project status in Maharashtra   The Maharashtra cabinet gave MahaNet – a state government initiative which aims to connect 13,000 gram panchayats digitally – the status of an ‘important public purpose’ project.   The cabinet has also waived off several permissions required to be taken for the implementation of the project, which … Read more31.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

30.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN International spice conference in Jaipur from Feb 4-7   The third edition of international spice conference will be held at Jaipur from February 4 to 7.   Over 750 delegates from various countries, including representatives of international spice associations, policy makers, and farmers, are expected to participate in the four-day meet.   The central … Read more30.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

30.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra govt asks AICTE to stop granting nod for new engineering colleges   After facing criticism from AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) for not submitting its perspective plan for new colleges, the state government recently wrote to the council requesting no permission be granted to any new degree or diploma engineering colleges.   Even the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological … Read more30.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

28-29.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Padma Shri for Bangs and late Ramteke   Well-known doctor couple Abhay and Rani Bang and the late Sampat Ramteke, were among the three from Vidarbha in the Padma Shriaward list announced by the centre.   The Bang couple are well-known for revolutionizing the health care sector in the Naxalite-hit district of Gadchiroli. Their NGO ‘Society … Read more28-29.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

27.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Rs 230 crore approved for compensatory afforestation works   The steering committee of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) has approved Rs230 crore for works to be done in 2018-19 under compensatory afforestation in Maharashtra.   A provision of Rs50 crore has been made for compensatory afforestation (plantations) and Rs180 crore for net present value … Read more27.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

28-29.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan inching closer to produce anti-cancer drug from olives   Agriculture department’s attempt to make use of olive for producing anti-cancer drugs has aroused hopes for cancer patients leading a painful life. After a report issued by Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bangal pointed out that olive fruit contains triterpenic acids (0.6% in a white crystalline solid), the agriculture … Read more28-29.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

27.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Two from Rajasthan get Padma Shri   Narayan Das Maharajand Maharao Raghuveer Singh from Rajasthan have been awarded Padma Shri on January 26. Maharaj from Jaipur and Singh from Sirohi have been nominated for the award for excellence in social work and history, respectively.   Seventy-five-year old Maharao Raghuveer Singh from Sirohi was awarded Padma Shri for … Read more27.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

26.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra to develop 358 helipads, one in each Taluka   After several close shave incidents for chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in helicopter crash-lands the state government have come up with the helipad policy. The government has also decided to develop 358 permanent helipads, one each at every taluka across the state. The state has issued a government … Read more26.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

26.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN NFHS­4 : Rajasthan still prefers sons over daughters.   The National Family Health Survey (NHFS) – 4 has revealed that 19% men and women in Rajasthan want more sons than daughters. Conversely, only 1 per cent want more daughters than sons.   On a nationwide scale, 18.8% women and 19% men said they wanted … Read more26.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs