Rajasthan Current Affairs, GK & News

November 18: World COPD Day

Every year, the World COPD Day is celebrated on November 18. COPD is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The disease obstructs the airflow in lungs. Thus it hampers the ability of the infected person to carry out day to day activities. The World COPD day is observed to increase awareness about the chronic inflammatory lung condition. ..

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Rajasthan to provide free food grains till November

The Rajasthan government has announced that it is going to provide free foodgrains to the beneficiaries under the National Food Security Mission till November 2020. The beneficiaries will be provided five kg of wheat per person and one kg of gram per family under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana as well as the ..

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Rajasthan set to launch Indira Rasoi Yojana in urban areas

The Rajasthan government has decided to start the Indira Rasoi Yojana in the urban areas of the state with effect from August 20 and necessary instructions in this regard have already been issued by the government. Details of the Scheme The scheme, named after the former Prime Minister India Gandhi, is meant to provide the ..

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FAO issues Locust alert to India

On July 5, 2020, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations issued locust alert for India. According to the organization, India should remain on “high alert” for the next four weeks. Highlights India is currently under the worst locust attack in 26 years. Rajasthan is the most affected state due to locust attack. ..

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Helicopter Services for Locust Control flagged off by Union Minister

On 30th June 2020, a Bell 206-B3 Helicopter was flagged off with spray equipment for Air Force Station in Rajasthan’s Barmer from the helipad facility in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar. Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar flagged off the Helicopter. The Helicopter will be deployed for locust control in the ..

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