Uttarakhand Current Affairs, GK & News

CEEW Study on Forest Fires

A study released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) has found that in the past two decades the intensity and frequency of forest fires, as well as an increase in the number of months in which forest fires occur, have increased. Overview: The study is titled ‘Managing Forest Fires in a Changing ..

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One Health Pilot Project

The Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD), in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has launched a pilot project in Uttarakhand to implement the One Health Framework by the One Health Support Unit. Overview: The objective of the One Health Support Unit is to ..

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EX-DUSTLIK Military Exercise

EX- DUSTLIK’s is a joint training exercise that is conducted between the armies of India and Uzbekistan. The 3rd edition of this exercise is being conducted at Yangiarik, Uzbekistan from 22nd to 31st March 2022. Overview: Ex-DUSTLIK’s last edition was conducted in March 2021 in Ranikhet, Uttarakhand. To take part in this exercise, the Indian ..

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International Election Visitors Programme 2022

The virtual International Election Visitors Programme (IEVP) 2022 was hosted by the Election Commission of India (ECI) for Election Management Bodies (EMBs) from nearly 32 countries and four international organisations. Overview: More than 150 EMB Delegates participating online were given an overview of the ongoing elections for Legislative Assemblies in Manipur, Goa, Uttarakhand, Punjab, and ..

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IIT Roorkee’s ‘KISAN’ Mobile App

The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) has launched a mobile app named ‘KISAN’ for the farmers. Through this app, agro-meteorological advisory services will be provided to the farmers. Overview: A farmer’s awareness program was organized by IIT Roorkee under the Gramin Krishi Mausam Sewa (GKMS) project. Farmers from Dehradun, Haridwar, and Pauri Garhwal ..

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