Union territory: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

J&K Biodiversity Council

Published: September 4, 2020

The Jammu and Kashmir government recently set up a 10-member biodiversity council. It will document the biodiversity of the union territory. Key Points The council will maintain a Peoples Biodiversity Register (PBR) with the help of representatives from local governance bodies. The biodiversity council will function in consultation with National Biodiversity Authority, as per an order issued ..

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Rules to issue Domicile Certificate in Jammu and Kashmir issued

Published: May 19, 2020

On May 18, 2020, the Jammu and Kashmir Administration issued rules to provide domicile certificates. The “J&K Grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) rules 2020” has been provided through an amendment of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Decentralisation and Recruitment) Act, 2010. Highlights The rules have included extraordinary penalty of Rs 50,000 to the competitive ..

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NITI Aayog and Ladakh UT sign MoU to develop Infrastructure projects

Published: January 18, 2020

On January 17, 2020, NITI Aayog and Ladakh Union Territory signed a Memorandum of Understanding. According to the agreement, NITI Aayog will support the administration of the Ladakh through its initiative “Development Support Services to States for Infrastructure Projects” (DSSS) Highlights NITI Aayog will identify high-impact projects. It will expedite project implementations, create unique models ..

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Food Processing Summit in Ladakh organized on Thursday

Published: January 17, 2020

To attract investors to the region, Union Territory Ladakh is hosting the first-ever Food Processing Summit which is organized by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry under the Union Territory Administration of Ladakh. The event efforts for encouraging the young generation for becoming entrepreneurs and in initiating StartUps ..

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Provisions of RTI Act to be enforced in Jammu and Kashmir

Published: January 15, 2020

The RTI (Right To Information) act to be enforced soon after passing of notification in the current session. The provisions will be applied as same as other Union Territories. This was announced by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and ..

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