June 2019

29-30.06.19 Madhya Pradesh (MPPCS) Daily Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Agriculture and job scheme in focus   The cash-strapped Madhya Pradesh’s budget for the financial year 2019-2020 is likely to be worth Rs 2,30,000 crore.   The budget will be presented during the state assembly’s monsoon session which will commence from July 8. In 2018-19, the budget presented by the then BJP government was of Rs 2,04,642.44 crore. It is expected to be increased by over 12 per cent this time.   Agriculture is the sector that would witness the maximum rise. Its budget is expected to be increased by 35 per cent this year. The BJP government ... Read more

28.06.19 Madhya Pradesh (MPPCS) Daily Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Shri Singaji Thermal Power Station produces costliest power in MP   A single thermal power station — Shri Singaji Thermal Power Station(SSTPS) — eats up the biggest share of the overall fixed charges borne by discoms and produces the costliest power. Despite being expensive, the two newly built units have developed technical snags and come to a halt within five months of its commissioning.   The thermal power station has produced only 61% of the power than its installed capacity. Its annual plant load factor (PLF) for the financial year 2018-19 was only 61.99%.   INTERNATIONAL NASA announced a new ... Read more

27.06.19 Madhya Pradesh (MPPCS) Daily Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Madhya Pradesh govt to bring e-vehicle policy soon   The Madhya Pradesh government will soon come up with e-vehicle policy in a bid to increase facilities for electric vehicles and bring down pollution levels.   The government would also emphasise on introducing electric buses and vehicles in public transport in future.   The upcoming policy would also regulate e-rickshaws and other vehicles besides developing required facilities for such vehicles   About 500 electric transport buses are currently playing in ten cities including Mumbai, Kolkata and Pune under a pilot project.   INTERNATIONAL India born Priya Serrao has won the Miss Universe ... Read more

26.06.19 Madhya Pradesh (MPPCS) Daily Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   MP govt plans to toughen law against cow vigilantism   State government has approved a proposal to toughen up laws on cow vigilantism, seeking a jail term of six months to five years for those who indulge in violence in the name of gau raksha. If enacted, it could be the first law in the country specifically against cow vigilantism.   The previous BJP government had enacted Madhya Pradesh Prohibition of Slaughter of Cow-Progeny (Amendment) Bill in January 2012, to ban cow slaughter. It received Presidential assent on December 22, 2011. Anyone found guilty of cow slaughter can ... Read more

25.06.19 Madhya Pradesh (MPPCS) Daily Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   ·         CM: Priority should be given to solar power in State Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that priority should be given to solar power in the State. Besides promoting decentralized solar projects, efforts should be made to ensure consumption of the produced power in the state itself.   Nath set a target for the Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam for installation of 2 lakh solar pumps in the state. He further stated that these solar pumps should be installed at those places, where line expansion would be done under the Mukhya Mantri Sthayi Pump Yojana.   1500 ... Read more

23-24.06.19 Madhya Pradesh (MPPCS) Daily Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Govt plans to promote investment instil confidence   With State Government’s decisions to promote investment and industries for employment, youth have got new hope. Looking at Government’s speedy decision regarding investment, the youth who are looking for employment opportunities from them are enthusiastic.   A proposal has been sent to the Government of India for sweet and namkeen cluster in Jabalpur. This will prove to be a new step in Mahakaushal region. A confectionery cluster is being developed in the Malwa region of Indore which will provide employment to the local people. Apart from this, textile parks ... Read more

21.06.19 Madhya Pradesh (MPPCS) Daily Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Dairy sector can produce 1.2 crore jobs According to experts,  dairy sector in India can produce 1.2 crore jobs in the country in the forthcoming decade with growing demands for dairy products in organised sector.   The milk production in India of which 9 crore litres per day is being processed in organised sector will go up to 30 crore litres per day in next ten years. It would also generate employment for people and increase their incomes.   The growth rate in state was at 8.4%, while that in the country was 5.5% in the past five years and 4.5% in ... Read more

20.06.19 Madhya Pradesh (MPPCS) Daily Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Nath: Prepare MoU for Metro project of Bhopal, Indore   Chief Minister Kamal Nath has asked the concerning authorities to prepare a tripartite MoU for the Metro project of Bhopal and Indore and implement it the earliest.   The Chief Minister asked the officers to complete all the formalities for seeking loans from the Asian Development Bank and New Development Bank for Indore Metro Project and from the European Investment Bank for Bhopal Metro Project.     INTERNATIONAL Saudi Arabia becomes the first Arab country to be granted full membership of FATF   Saudi Arabia has become the ... Read more

19.06.19 Madhya Pradesh (MPPCS) Daily Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   MP will be 1st to enact ‘Right to Water’: Min   Madhya Pradesh would be the first state of the country, which is taking an initiative to enact ‘Right to Water’.   Several significant rights came into existence in the country earlier but the law which was supposed to be made first in the country is now taking shape as per the concept of the Chief Minister Kamal Nath. ‘Right to Water’ is the first link of this step.   The ‘Right to Water’ will not be a law by the government only but it will have ... Read more

18.06.19 Madhya Pradesh (MPPCS) Daily Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Bio-medical waste mngt system at 13 places   The Pollution Control Board has made an arrangement at 13 places for bio-medical waste management in the state. GPS have been installed in 820 vehicles transporting medical waste at these places.   The bio-medical waste has been divided in 4 categories. For treatment of this waste various treatment systems like incineration, autoclaving, microwaving chemical treatment, cutting, grading and deep pits are mainly in use.   Most of the hospitals and private nursing homes are located in populated areas, owing to the absence of separate arrangement for waste disposal in ... Read more