13.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN State can leverage land bank to attract industries   With the implementation of GST, the scope for using tax as an incentive has gone out of window for the government. Chief minister Vasundhara Raje has to look for other avenues to drive the state’s industrialization and job generation thereof. The one nation, one tax (GST) regime … Read more13.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

15.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN State touches rock bottom in NITI Aayog health index   The state has secured an appalling last rank among 21 bigger states in the ‘performance in health outcomes’ category when NITI Aayog released the health index of the country.   It has done slightly better and come 20th in the overall ranking for 2015-16 in the NITI Aayog … Read more15.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

11-12.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan govt puts Public Private Partnership policy for school education in cold storage   The state government has put the policy for Public Private Partnership (PPP) in School Education-2017 on a cold storage after series of protests by the teachers’ associations, opposition party and even their own members of legislative assembly.   Under the … Read more11-12.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

10.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Smart transmission management system launched in Rajasthan   Pushpendra Singh, minister of state for energy, launched the smart transmission operation management system through web in the state.   Through this system, functions of scheduling of generation and demand, deviation settlement, energy accounting and billing, approval of open access, etc., are automated through web-based services. … Read more10.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

09.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan gears up to fight child mortality with new vaccine   The state is getting ready for a new vaccine for preventing mortalities among under-5 children. Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) has been included in Universal Immunization Programme(UIP) in the state. About 4.6 lakh children will be benefited in a year in selected nine districts, which have highest … Read more09.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

08.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN 14-yr-old swimmer Gauravi Singhvi does Rajasthan proud in Mumbai   Ninth-grader Gauravi Singhvi, 14, from the City of Lakes set another record by covering a distance of 48 kilometers in 9 hours 22 minutes in Mumbai on Tuesday. She is the youngest swimmer in the state to do so. She began her mission from … Read more08.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

07.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan: Cradle project manages to save 100 abandoned babies   Cradles set up in various government hospitals for abandoned children have proved to be a success and managed to save several children who may otherwise have been left on the streets or bushes. The idea was mooted to encourage safe abandoning of children. Over … Read more07.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

06.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN AICTE lauds Rajasthan’s ranking system for engineering colleges   Rajasthan Technical University’s (RTU) system of ranking its engineering colleges on a scale of 1000 points has won praise from the All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE), the body governing all technical institutes in the country. AICTE has sought details of the system after which it … Read more06.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

04-05.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan budget to focus on farmers, tribal welfare   Chief minister Vasundhara Raje has hinted at focusing the election year budget on farmers and tribal welfare during a pre-budget meeting.   Following Central government’s budget, Raje asserted that the state budget will also aim to double the farmers’ income by 2022. The Union government in the … Read more04-05.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

03.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Gender balance programme planned at schools in 9 Rajasthan districts   The state education department is undertaking a special training programme, ‘Gender Balance’, for teachers in nine districts where the gender gap in literacy level is above 20%. The State Institute of Education Research and Training (SIERT), Udaipur, has integrated the gender balance component in their training modules … Read more03.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs