Jharkhand

Champai Soren Sworn in as Jharkhand Chief Minister

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha’s (JMM) Champai Soren has taken oath as the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand on February 2, 2024. He was accompanied by Satyanand Bhokta and Alamgir Alam who were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers. Mr. Champai was elected ..

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17 Districts in Jharkhand Witness Drought

The Jharkhand government recently declared 158 blocks across 17 districts as drought-hit after below-average rains, impacting nearly 1.5 million farmers. Recurring Rain Deficits Barely 4 out of Jharkhand’s 24 districts recorded normal monsoon rainfalls in 2022. During the critical kharif ..

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Local Resident of Jharkhand Bill

The Jharkhand Assembly has ratified the ‘Local Resident of Jharkhand Bill’ following a reconsideration, despite earlier opposition and constitutional concerns raised by Governor C P Radhakrishnan. The bill, brought forth by Chief Minister Hemant Soren, establishes 1932 as the cut-off ..

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Jharkhand Government Initiates Land Title Drive Under Forest Rights Act

On November 6, the Jharkhand government launched a special campaign named “Abua Bir Dishom Abhiyan” with the goal of providing land title certificates to individuals and communities under the Forest Rights Act. This initiative is aimed at recognizing and securing ..

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Jharkhand Launches ‘Abua Awas Yojna’ (AAY) Housing Scheme

The Jharkhand Cabinet recently approved the ‘Abua Awas Yojna’ (AAY), a housing scheme designed to provide eight lakh pucca houses to homeless individuals in the state. With a total budget of Rs 16,320 crore, the scheme will be executed in ..

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Jharkhand Incorporates Transgender Community into Universal Pension Scheme

In a pioneering stride towards social inclusion, the Jharkhand government has extended the scope of its universal pension scheme to encompass transgender individuals. Under the newly implemented Mukhyamantri Rajya Samajik Suraksha Pension Yojana, eligible transgender beneficiaries are entitled to a ..

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