10.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Vedaaranya fest in Sikar from January 12   ð Vedaaranya Heritage Festival 2018 will be organized at Ramgarh Shekhawati, Sikar district, from January 12 to 15.   ð The festival is part of department of tourism’s efforts to position Rajasthan as one of India’s most happening heritage destinations for domestic and international tourists. This event is a part of promotion … Read more

09.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan to digitise all historical records; 10k pages a day With an aim to protect old and fragile documents, the Rajasthan government is digitising 10,000 pages daily to preserve administrative and historical records of Rajputana’s princely states.   The move will further boost the state government’s effort to use technology to improve the lives … Read more

07-08.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan tops in number of universities, third in colleges in country   Rajasthan has topped the chart for having the most number of universities in the country. It stood third in number of colleges. The desert state has 78 universities (all types), followed by country’s most populous state Uttar Pradeshwith 72. Tamil Nadu, which is way … Read more

06.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan reports 70% growth in PhD enrolments   The state has recorded a whopping 70% growth, topping all other states, in enrolling research scholars in the country. The desert state has seen enrolment for PhDs jump from 4,134 to 7,010 between 2015-16 and 2016-17, according to All India Survey On Higher Education 2016-17.   Surprisingly, during … Read more

05.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Districts told to set up migratory hostels for poor children   State education department has directed district education officers to felicitate seasonal or migratory hostels for students of Class-I to Class-VIII in the age group of 6-14 whose parents migrate to other cities for work during winter season.   The specialised hostels are meant for economically poor … Read more

04.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch nutrition mission   To reduce the level of stunting, undernutrition, anemia and low birth weight in babies, the Centre has included 24 districts of Rajasthan in the first phase of National Nutrition Mission (NMM), which is expected to be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jhunjhunu on January 22. In the first phase, 315 … Read more

03.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN State plans law to punish child rapists with death   The Rajasthan government was planning to bring a law to award death penalty for raping girls aged 15 or below.   The Rajasthan’s home department was preparing a bill that would be presented during the budget session, expected to begin in the last week … Read more

02.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan camels to help guards at China border   Now, camels of Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Barmer will help Indian guards at China border and will ferry their things.   Recently, four camels were sent from Bikaner to cold areas of Ladhak. Animal husbandry department of Centre is working on the action plan made in this regard. This will … Read more

01.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

  RAJASTHAN Rajasthan stands second for issuing Unique Disability Identity Cards   Rajasthan stood second in the country for generating Unique Disability Identity Cards (UDID) which is also called Swavlambhan Cards for specially abled population in the country.   The desert state has issued 1.21 lakh UDID issued against a total of 3.74 cards all over the country. The … Read more

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