31.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN eSakhi: Rajasthan’s digital literacy project to empower over 1.5 crore women   For the statewide initiative, the government has drawn out a strategy to provide digital training to 1.5 lakh women under the eSakhi programme. Once trained, the eSakhis will make other women digitally literate and help them benefit from public welfare schemes and … Read more

30.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN India signs Loan Agreement with the World Bank for USD 21.7 Million for Rajasthan   An Agreement for IBRD Credit of USD 21.7 Million from World Bank for the Strengthening of Public Financial Management in Rajasthan Project was signed in New Delhi by Shri Sameer Kumar Khare, Joint Secretary (FB and ADB), Department of Economic Affairs, … Read more

29.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Khadi plaza to come up in Jaipur, Bikaner and Jodhpur   Rajasthan Khadi and Village Industries Board plans to set up three ‘khadi plazas’ with hi-tech facilities in the state to promote khadi products.   The board plans to set up a khadi plaza each in Bikaner, Jaipur and Jodhpur   At khadi plaza, … Read more

27-28.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN No developer wants to build houses for the poor   The Rajasthan Housing Board’s (RHB) idea to achieve target of constructing houses for economic weaker section (EWS) and lower income group (LIG) on public private partnership (PPP) model failed even before taking off. Reason: No developer has shown interest in the scheme. As slump … Read more

26.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN State govt procures superfood quinoa at ₹5,000/quintal   After introducing Quinoa as a new cash crop in Rajasthan due to its high commercial value, the state government has so far purchased 150 quintals of the crop from farmers.   Quinoa, whose seeds mini kit, were distributed to farmers of 13 districts of Rajasthan in … Read more

25.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Textile units polluting Jojari River: NGT   Textile industries operating in and around Jodhpur city are not following norms to check pollution, a recent report submitted a court commissioner to the National Green Tribunal, has revealed.   Industries discharging untreated effluents that are polluting the Jojari River should be closed until modifications are not … Read more

24.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan launches ‘Nidaan’ software for disease monitoring   A new software, ‘Nidaan’, has been launched in Rajasthan for presumptive diagnosis and monitoring of seasonal and non-communicable diseases as well as the trends of ailments found in specific areas.   It is expected to help in formulation of specific action plans for control of diseases. … Read more

23.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan health department prepares advisory for Nipah virus   After several deaths reported due to Nipah virus in Kerala, the state’s health department has sounded an alert. The health department claimed that though no case of Nipah has been reported in the state, the health authorities are vigilant.   Rajasthan is the state where highest numbers of swine … Read more

22.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN From june 1, state govt to implement sag in all districts   The state government has decided to implement Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG) in all 33 districts of the state from June 1. The scheme will facilitate, educate and empower adolescent girls in the age group of 11-14 years to enable them to … Read more

21.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Now, viral load test for HIV patients at three state hospitals   Rajasthan will get machines at its three medical colleges to test the HIV/AIDS patients for viral load — a medical test that measures the amount of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in a person’s blood. The patients in state earlier had to go … Read more

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