Jharkhand Current Affairs, GK & News

Jharkhand increases reservations for SCs, STs, Others

The Jharkhand Government recently approved a proposal to grant 77 per cent reservation in the state government jobs for people belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, backward classes, OBC and other economically weaker sections. Key facts The state government of Jharkhand has approved a bill to amend the Jharkhand Reservation of Vacancies in Posts and ..

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Jharkhand : Block chain-based Seed distribution

In a significant development to revolutionize agriculture in the country Jharkhand government and global blockchain technology company, SettleMint jointly announced the successful launch of seed distribution to farmers based on blockchain technology. Highlights The move is aimed at reducing pilferage and getting rid of spurious seeds that the farmers receive under various government schemes including ..

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Jharkhand Janjatiya Mahotsav

Chief Minister Hemant Soren kicked-off the Jharkhand Tribal Festival on August 9, 2022. It is a two-day festival and will conclude on August 10. The festival will witness the participation of artists from tribal-dominated states, including India’s north-eastern states. Key Points related to Festival: The Jharkhand Janjatiya Mahotsav will knit the best of cultural strands ..

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Meghalaya: Withdrawal of Consent to CBI

Meghalaya has become the ninth state of the country to withdraw consent to CBI to investigate cases in the state. About general consent the Delhi Special Police Establishment (DSPE) Act, 1946, governs the CBI and it is mandatory to obtain the concerned state government’s consent before beginning to investigate a crime in a state. States ..

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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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