Government of Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs, GK & News

Madhya Pradesh Religious Freedom Bill, 2020

The Madhya Pradesh cabinet recently approved the Religious Freedom Bill, 2020. Under the bill, forcing religious conversions will attract fine of Rs 25,000 and one to five years of imprisonment. Key Features of the bill The bill is to replace the Religious Freedom Act, 1968. Once enforced the Religious Freedom Bill will be the most ..

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Madhya Pradesh forest department radio-tagged Indian Pangolin

The Forest department of Madhya Pradesh has recently radio-tagged an Indian Pangolin for the first time, on the occasion of World Pangolin Day, February 15, 2020. It was tagged by the forest department and a non-profit agency the Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT), to know its ecology and develop a plan to conserve the species. World ..

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Madhya Pradesh to use drones for mapping villages

The state government of Madhya Pradesh recently announced that drones would be used in land surveys for mapping the villages. The Revenue department of Madhya Pradesh has signed agreement in this regard with the national mapping agency, Survey of India. The land survey work is being done manually or with the assistance of satellite images, ..

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Madhya Pradesh government passes resolution to increase reservation for OBCs to 27 %

In Madhya Pradesh, the state Cabinet has passed a resolution to increase reservation quota for Other Backward Classes (OBC) from existing 14% to 27%. The matter will now be taken up in the monsoon session of the state Assembly. The move will lead to reservation in the state breaching the Supreme Court-mandated 50% cap to ..

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Jabalpur principal seat of Madhya Pradesh High Court

Recently, Justice Sanjay Kumar Seth has been sworn in as the 24th Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court at Raj Bhavan. State Governor Anandi Ben Patel administered the oath of office to Justice Seth in a ceremony. He is slated to retire in June 2019. The principal seat of the high court is ..

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