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

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. ..


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 ..

Hard Ground Swamp Deer

Authorities of the Kanha National Park claimed that the population of the near-extinct Hard Ground Swamp Deer has been improving in the area. Swamp Deer: Swamp deer is commonly known as ‘Barasingha’ meaning ‘twelve horned’. It is a deer species found in India and Nepal and previously in Bangladesh and Pakistan. They are different from ..

National Chambal Sanctuary declared as eco-sensitive zone

As per the recent notification issued by the Ministry of Environment, the National Chambal Sanctuary was declared as eco-sensitive zone (ESZ). The sanctuary, which is located across the states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, is home to 75 per cent of gharials, the fresh water gangetic dolphins, fresh water turtles and more than 180 ..