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Uttarakhand Current Affairs
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2020 Current Affairs – Uttarakhand
- According to Health Bulletin issued by Health Department, Coronavirus infected patients graph in Uttarakhand is growing rapidly. Number of infected patients has reached 2725 in the state till June 26, 2020.
- Uttarakhand government fixes rates of COVID-19 RT-PCR tests by private laboratories; labs can charge Rs 2000 per test (including GST) for samples collected by private or public hospitals and Rs 2,400 for samples collected by them as per news source on June 26, 2020.
- According to the Uttarakhand Open University has postponed the proposed semester examinations from July 6, 2020. Following the guidelines from the Central Government, the date of examinations will be re-issued.
- The Great Portals of Badrinath Temple opened on 15th May 2020 at 4.30 am.
- Uttarakhand Government on launched an online portal, hope.uk.gov.in on may 13, 2020 for skilled people from the hill state who have migrated outside for economic reasons.
- According to Uttarakhand State Government, around 2.25 lakh people want to return to the state from different parts of the country.
- Uttarakhand Cabinet on May 7, 2020 increased the price of liquor by amounts between Rs 20 and Rs 200 per bottle. The petrol and diesel per litre increased by Rs 1 and Rs 2 respectively. All this increment on prices will be used for the development of the state according to government.
- Tata Motors announced on May 13, 2020 that it has resumed manufacturing operations at its facilities in Pantanagar in Uttarakhand.
2019 Current Affairs – Uttarakhand
Question No (1) Which department announced online booking portal about Helicopter ticket for Kedarnath Yatra?
Answer: Uttarakhand Tourism Department (portal : heliservices.uk.gov.in).
Question No (2) A medium-intensity earthquake measuring 4.5 magnitude on 12 November 2019 had epicenter at where?
Answer: Raura-Nachni in Pithoragarh district (depth of 10 km).
Question No (3) Candidates those are participating in Uttarakhand Panchayat Election 2019, having more then 2 children before which date will be eligible to contest the elections, according to Uttarakhand High Court?
Answer: 25 July, 2019.
Question No (4) Which documentary film of Uttarakhand has become India’s nomination for the Oscars?
Answer: Moti Bagh.
Question No (5) According to the report of Directorate Of Economics And Statistics (DES) what is the per capita income in Uttarakhand for the financial year 2018-19?
Answer: Rs. 1.98 Lakh.
Question No (6) Uttarakhand Police open an account on which online platform to send across messages on safety and social relevance to the citizens?
Question No (7) Under which scheme by Uttarakhand Government the 23.80 lakh ration card holders will get 2 Kilograms of Pulses at subsidized rates each month?
Answer: Mukhya-Mantri Dal Poshit Yojana (मुख्यमंत्री दाल पोषित योजना).
Question No (8) Iconic ‘Lakshman Jhula’ situated across the Ganga river in Rishikesh. When the bridge closed for public use?
Answer: July 12, 2019 by local administration.
Question No (9) Which Slaughterhouse (in Haridwar) license was cancelled by the State government of India as the licencee was not following the prescribed norms?
Answer: Mangalore Slaughterhouse.
Question (10) Who stayed a tender (issued by the Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam) about pertaining to transportation of pilgrims’ luggage by mules during the Kailash Mansarovar yatra 2019?
Answer: Uttarakhand High Court.
Question (11) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) transported a blood sample in 18 minutes from Nandgaon district hospital to a primary health centre in Tehri on 7 June 2019. Which company made this Drone?
Answer: CDSpace Robotics Limited.
Question (12) ‘Prakash Pant’ was Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Finance Minister of Uttarakhand (18 March 2017 – 5 June 2019). He passed away on 5th June 2019 as he was undergoing treatment for a lung ailment. During the treatment he was died in which country?
Answer: United States.
Question (13) IIT Roorkee Hydro Renewal Department ‘Rural Technology Action Group’ build what to kept fruits and vegetables for long time during transportation?
Answer: Portable Cold Storage (can kept fruits/vegetables at four degrees Celsius).
Question (14) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has been appointed as the Minister of Human Resource Development India on 31st May 2019. He comes from which constituency?
Question (15) Lok Sabha Election Results 2019, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won how many sets?
Answer: 5 Sets (there are total 5 Lok Sabha sets in Uttarakhand).
Question (16) Who is the youngest woman from Uttarakhand to climb the Mount Everest (elevation of 8,848 meter)?
Answer: 22-year old Sheetal Raj.
Question (17) In the Lok Sabha Election Results 2019, name the politician won from below constituency in the Uttarakhand State?
Almora – Ajay Tamta (BJP)
Garhwal – Tirath Singh Rawat (BJP)
Haridwar – Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ (BJP)
Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar – Ajay Bhatt (BJP)
Tehri Garhwal – Mala Rajya Laxmi Shah (BJP)
Question (18) Who launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Anchal Amrit Yojana’ in Dehradun?
Answer: Chief Minister ‘Trivendra Singh Rawat’ on March 7, 2019.
Question (19) Uttarakhand Lok Sabha polls nomination process for 2019 is to start from which date?
Answer: 18 March 2019.
Question (20) Who inaugurated the 90 meters long double lane Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Bridge linking Srinagar with Chauras?
Answer: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat.
Question (21) Kedarnath Temple in the Uttarakhand opens for pilgrims from which date in 2019?
Answer: May 9, 2019.
Question (22) Uttarakhand government is executing a centrally funded scheme for whom to keep the Ganga free of toxic chemicals?
Answer: To poor and marginal hill farmers (in catchment area of Ganga).
Question (23) What is the name of a floating restaurant boat in the Tehri Lake?
Question (24) An extinct animal ‘mammoth’ fossil found at where in Uttarakhand?
Answer: Bijrani zone of Corbett Tiger Reserve.
Question (25) The Uttarakhand tourism department has joined hands with which institute to trace the traditional trek route of Char Dham Yatra?
Answer: Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM).
Question No (26) In which district of Uttarakhand the state government made Garhwali Language compulsory subject from Class 1-5th?
Answer: Pauri District of Uttarakhand.
Question (27) In the 1st phase campaign for General Election 2019 in India, what was the election date in Uttarakhand?
Answer: 11 April 2019.
Question (28) According to Election Commission of India, what is the final polling percentage recorded in Uttarakhand for General Election 2019?
2018 & 2017 Current Affairs – Uttarakhand
Question (1) Pradhan mantri jan arogya yojana ‘Atal Ayushman Bharat’ launched on which date in Uttarakhand?
Answer: 25 December 2018.
Question (2) Who inaugurated Daat Kali Double Lane Tunnel on October 2018?
Answer: Trivendra Singh Rawat.
Question (3) ‘Char Dham Highway Development Project’ launched by whom in Uttarakhand?
Answer: PM Narendra Modi.
Question (4) Which river recognized as India’s 1st living entity by Uttarakhand High Court?
Question (5) At where the 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (CFC ), 2017 was hosted in the Uttarakhand?
Answer: FRI (Forest Research Institute) in Dehradun on April 3, 2017.
Question (6) In the Uttarakhand ‘Patanjali Research Institute’ inaugurated by whom?
Answer: PM Shri Narendra Modi on May 2017 at Haridwar.
Question (7) State Level Mock Exercise on forest fire in Uttarakhand done by whom?
Answer: NDMA (National Disaster Management Authority) coordination with NDRF and SDRF.
Question (8) When ‘Trivendra Singh Rawat’ sworn as new chief minister of Uttarakhand?
Answer: March 18, 2017 at Parade Ground, Dehradun.
Question (9) Sand Mining has been strictly directed by whom in Uttarakhand?
Answer: Ordered by Uttarakhand High Court on March 28, 2017 for 4 months.
Question (10) Liquor has been banned in how many districts of Uttarakhand?
Question (11) India-Nepal Joint Military Exercise begins at where in Uttarakhand?
Answer: Started at Pithoragarh on March 7, 2017 for 2 Weeks.
Question (12) BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) won how many constituencies sets in the Uttarakhand state election 2017?
Question (13) ‘International Yoga Festival’ held at where in Uttarakhand in March 2017?
Question (14) Who inaugurate the Combined Commanders Conference in January 2017?
Answer: PM Narendra Modi at Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
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