Jharkhand Current Affairs, GK & News

Jharkhand’s Farm Loan Waiver Scheme

The Jharkhand Cabinet recently approved a loan waiver up to Rs 50,000 for 9.07 lakh farmers. The cabinet has earmarked Rs 2,000 crores for the purpose. Key Highlights According to the State Government of Jharkhand, there are 12.93 lakh farmers in the state. They have loan dues amounting to Rs 5,800 crores. Other Approvals The ..

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November 15: Birth Anniversary of Birsa Munda

Every year, the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda is observed on November 15. In order to commemorate his sacrifices and contributions towards the National movement, the state of Jharkhand was created on his birth anniversary. Therefore, Jharkhand celebrates its Statehood Day on November 15. About Birsa Munda Birsa Munda was a tribal freedom fighter who ..

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What is ‘Sarna Code’ Resolution passed in Jharkhand Assembly? How is it related to Census 2021?

On November 11, 2020, the Jharkhand General Assembly passed a resolution demanding a separate ‘Sarna Code’ for Tribals. The proposal was tabled by Chief Minister Hemant Soren. The resolution was passed unanimously with voice vote. The Resolution seeks a separate column for followers of Sarna religion in Census 2021. Key Highlights The resolution will seek ..

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Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Programme, 2020

Under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, Goa is paired with Jharkhand. Lot of exchange activities are happening on this front. The intensity of programmes is less due to lockdown and so the focus is laid on virtual events. Key Facts Lokotsav programmes held earlier in Goa in Panaji evoked good response. Stalls of Jharkhand displayed delicacies ..

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Jharkhand to launch Mukhyamantri Shramik Yojana

The Jharkhand Government is to launch Mukhyamantri Shramik Yojana for the urban poor on the lines of MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act). With the launch of the scheme, Jharkhand becomes the second state to launch an employment guarantee scheme for the urban poor after Kerala. Other States The Kerala Government had launched ..

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