19.10.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan housing board offer: Buy, take possession of flat in a day Hit by prolonged slump in the real estate market and pushed to a corner by private developers, the Rajasthan Housing Board (RHB), in an unprecedented move, is now selling its flats ‘over the counter’.   The decision was taken as buyers were … Read more

18.10.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan conducts free heart surgeries of 1,002 kids in 3 years   Rajasthan has achieved a rare feat of conducting free heart surgeries of 1,002 children from 2014 to till date. Health department has now empanelled 10 more new hospitals for conducting heart surgeries. Among those 1,002, there were children whose parents were unable … Read more

17.10.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·               State govt begins process to invoke RAJPASA in Barmer crude oil theft The state government has initiated the process for invoking provisions of RAJPASA (Rajasthan Prevention of Antisocial Activities Act, 2006) in the high profile Barmer crude oil theft case.   Rajasthan Prevention of Antisocial Activities Act, 2006, provides for preventive detention of … Read more

16.10.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan develops lab for determination of heavy metals, pesticides in food items   The state government has upgraded its central laboratory for food products, where it will now be able to test food items for determination of heavy metals and pesticides in food items. At the upgraded central lab, the health department will now be able … Read more

15.10.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan govt mulls acquiring land for new airport in capital city   In next five years Sanganer airportwill not be big enough to cater to air traffic.   Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) will also table the proposal to acquire land for the new Greenfield Airport project, which was finalised recently. The JDA has proposed to … Read more

14.10.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Vasundhara Raje expands Annapurna Rasoi scheme in Rajasthan, launches 500 more mobile vans   Chief minister Vasundhara Rajelaunched 500 mobile kitchen vans of Annapurna Rasoi which serve subsidised food across the state.     The Annapurna Rasoi scheme was started by the state government on December 15, 2016 in Jaip   ur on the lines of … Read more

13.10.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Urbanisation fast killing Mandana folk art   ð The folk art ‘Mandana’, that manifests the origin of ‘tantric’ and ‘scientific’ approach to the world and is pioneered by the rural women in Rajasthan is on the verge of extinction due to rapidly growing urbanization. Mandana designs, that also embody atomic constitution and tantric forms, are mainly drawn … Read more

12.10.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan is the first state to incorporate skill development program in higher education   Rajasthan became the first state in the country to incorporate skill development programme in higher education. The Indhra Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)in collaboration with state’s Department of College Education prepared 16 courses for entrepreneurship and skill development for colleges in the state. Under … Read more

11.10.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Power production drops o 2,900MW in Raj on low coal supply   Power generation at four thermal power stations with a combined capacity of 4,940 MW in Rajasthanhas dropped to 2,900 MW due to shortage of   Only 11 units out of 19 units are working at the four thermal power stations, which have reduced … Read more

10.10.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan role model for green buildings in India: Minister   Green buildings, which enhance productivity and health, have become popular and led to the proliferation of green building norms across the world. This was discussed at the three-day international conference, the 15th edition of the Green Building Congress 2017, which began on Thursday in the city. … Read more

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