Madhya Pradesh: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Uttar Pradesh Governor provided with additional charges of Madhya Pradesh

On June 29, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel was given the additional charges of Madhya Pradesh. Highlights Smt Anandiben Patel was assigned with the additional charges as the Madhya Pradesh Governor Lal Ji Tandon fell ill and was taken to hospital. Anandiben Patel Anandiben was the former Chief Minister of Gujarat. She had ..

MP to launch “Kill Corona” campaign

On July 1, 2020, the Madhya Pradesh Government will launch “Kill Corona” campaign. The State Government is to conduct door-to-door survey under the campaign. Highlights The “Kill Corona” campaign is to be conducted for 15 days all over the states. Through the campaign the MP Government is to double its testing capacity. Currently it is ..

Use of radio for education in times of pandemic

The lockdown to curb the pandemic is threatening the education of many children across the world. In this context, governments are looking at radio as a medium for educating the children from the lower income families. Madhya Pradesh’s Radio School The Madhya Pradesh government is to launch a unique radio school. All the channels of ..

Shivraj Singh Chauhan takes oath as Madhya Pradesh CM

Senior leader of the Bharathiya Janata Party, Shivraj Singh Chauhan recently took oath as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for the fourth time. The leader had ruled the state for nearly thirteen years, before Kamal Nath won in the assembly elections in December 2018. Now Kamal Nath has resigned after 22 rebel MLAs who ..

Indore deploys drones to fight coronavirus

The city of Indore of Madhya Pradesh has become the first city in the country to deploy drones to sanitize city areas against the coronavirus outbreak by sprinkling chemicals. The Municipal Corporation of Indore has hired two drones for sprinkling sanitising chemicals. Public places like vegetables markets and streets of the city are being disinfected ..

Basmati Rice GI Tagging

The Madras High Court had dismissed the Madhya Pradesh government’s plea for GI tagging of Basmati rice grown in the state. Basmati Rice The Basmati variety is noted for its slender, elongated and aromatic grains. The distinctive flavour and aroma of the rice is due to the presence of a compound called 2AP or 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline. ..

Orchha

The 3 day Namaste Orchha Festival commenced in Madhya Pradesh to showcase the regions’ historical buildings, architecture, culture and heritage. Namaste Orchha Festival Namaste Orchha Festival is a 3 day festival conducted in Orchha in Madhya Pradesh. It is organised in early March to showcase the ancient town’s monuments, palaces and other historical heritages. For ..

‘Namaste Orchha’ commences in Madhya Pradesh

‘Namaste Orchha’ is a famous cultural festival celebrated in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The three-day festival has just commenced in the famous tourist destination town of the state- Orchha. The town is famous for several historical buildings and a Ramaraja temple. The festival will highlight the cultural and architectural heritage of Madhya Pradesh through several traditional ..