31.03.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan artisans carve stones for temples in US   Artisans from Bayana town of Bharatpur are busy carving stones imported from Turkey which will be used to construct the Akshardham Temple at Robinsville city in the US state of New Jersey.   The temple is being constructed by Swami Narayan TempleTrust of Ahmedabad. Other than New Jersey, … Read more

30.03.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN State tops in issuing ID cards to divyangs   Rajasthan has topped the country in issuing Universal ID and Disability (UDID) cards, a single document of identification and verification for differentlyabled persons, with a total of 2,22,422 cards made so far.   In the latest status report of the department of empowerment of persons … Read more

29.03.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Government to revise industry policy to boost local recruitment   In a bid to make companies recruit local people in a bigger way, the government is working on a policy that would provide enhanced incentives to employers. A committee has been set up under additional chief secretary (industries)  to frame guidelines within the framework … Read more

28.03.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Soon, university for specially abled   A government-run university for specially abled persons will start functioning in Rajasthan soon to provide them with education and skills.   The university will come up at Jamdoli on the outskirts of Jaipur from the next academic session.   The aim is to provide education to the differently … Read more

27.03.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Chipko originated in Rajasthan’s Khejadli village in 1730   About 240 years before the launch of Chipko Movement in Uttar Pradesh by Sunderlal Bahuguna, 363 persons of the Bishnoi community had laid down their lives to save the ‘khejadi’ trees (Prosopis cineraria) in Jodhpur’s Khejadli village in 1730.   The Jodhpur king had ordered wood for the … Read more

25-26.03.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Chittor’s human milk bank best in Rajasthan   Human milk bank in Chittorgarh has been adjudged as the best in all 16 such banks operational in the state.   In a state level function organised at Indira Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sansthan for celebrating first annual function of milk banks in the state, 14 persons received awards … Read more

24.03.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rural Rajasthan to be ODF by March 31   ALL the 9,891 gram panchayats in Rajasthan will be open defecation free (ODF) by March 31,2018.   There are 246 gram panchayats with 14,000 households that have not yet become ODF. But they will also meet the target by March 31, the official said.   … Read more

23.03.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Govt to track purchase of rabi crops at MSP   The Rajasthan government will monitor procurement of rabi crops at minimum support price (MSP) to avoid a repeat of last year’s farmers’ agitations, said officials assigned with responsibilities for buying the produce.     After chief minister Vasundhara Raje announced last month one-time crop … Read more

22.03.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   IT carnival conculeded, 125 firms to hire 6,000 Rajasthan youths   The fourth IT day of Rajasthan had emerged as huge carnval.The Digifest cum IT-Day lined up events like hackathon 4.0, edu hack, green-a-thon e-mitra/ITGK hackathon and TecRush.   Under the Hackathon 4.0, a 36 hour non-stop coding marathon on numerous themes was planned and … Read more

21.03.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN After overall rise in state, child sex ratio still declines in four districts   Rajasthan was in news in 2011 census due to drastic fall child sex ratio (CSR) from 909 in2001 to 888 per 1,000 boys in 2011, but now until 2017-18, the CSR has improved to 922 per 1,000 boys.   Although, … Read more

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