Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir Current Affairs, GK & News

Kashmir: 250mm Seer Water Supply Scheme inaugurated

Union Minister Piyush Goyal, during his two-day visit to Pahalgam district in Kashmir, inaugurated a 250 mm Seer Water Supply Scheme. Highlights The two-day visit of the minister concluded on October 20, 2021 as part of public outreach programme of the central government. Minister inaugurated tourist hut of Pahalgam Development Authority at the Golf Course ..

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Ladakh’s New State animal and State bird

Ladakh adopted two endangered species, snow leopard and black-necked crane, as its State animal and State bird respectively on September 1, 2021. Key Points Ladakh adopted these species two years after it was separate Union created as a separate Union Territory (UT) from the erstwhile State of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). Snow leopard and black-necked ..

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Baseer Ahmed Khan appointed as fourth advisor to Lt Governor G C Murmu

The Divisional Commissioner of Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan, a 2000-batch IAS officer, has been appointed as the fourth advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu. An order regarding the appointment was issued by Deputy Secretary, Union Ministry of Home Affairs. The other three advisors are former CRPF DG Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, who ..

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Lt Governor Girish Chandra Murmu launches ‘Student Health Card’

The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu recently launched the ‘Student Health Card’ in Jammu. This scheme is a part of the government’s comprehensive school health education plan which ensures better healthcare for school children. Under this scheme, all government schools will maintain health records of enrolled students including immunisation record and developmental delays.

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‘City Chowk’ renamed as ‘Bharat Mata Chowk’

The historic ‘City Chowk’, which is the commercial hub located in old Jammu, has been renamed as ‘Bharat Mata Chowk’. A resolution regarding the same was passed by the general house of the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC). The starting point of the circular road in the city was named as ‘Atal Chowk’ in the memory ..

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