sep 2018

29-30.09.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   MP bags ten national awards in tourism sector   Madhya Pradesh has bagged 10 national awards in tourism sector for two years in a row. In the national awards announced in New Delhi today by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Madhya Pradesh has bagged 10 awards in the tourism sector.   The state has retained its Hall of Fame national award for the second year apart from being the Best Tourism State for the third consecutive year. The Hall of Fame award will be effective for three years.   Notably, in the awards announced by ... Read more

28.09.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Chouhan to dedicate Malwa water project on Sept 27   This project was announced by Chouhan in the year 2012 for a permanent solution to the water crisis of Malwa region. Before the dedication programme, the Chief Minister will address farmers at Depalpur village. The project completed within the stipulated time will facilitate water for irrigation on 50,775 hectare (1.25 lakh acre) of 164 villages along with potable water to hundred of villages.   It may be mentioned that Narmada water will reach Malwa region after lifting it upto 427 meter height at 15 cubic meter per ... Read more

27.09.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Extension of Bhopal, Indore Metro Rail projects approved   The State Cabinet granted approval to extend the Bhopal and Indore Metro Rail Projects. Approval was also granted to a bank loan of 500 m euro from the European Investment Bank for the Bhopal Metro Rail Project.   Apart from that, the Cabinet decided to start the Mukhya Mantri Avivahita Pension Yojana through the Department of Social Justice and Disaster Welfare.   In this, a pension amount of Rs 300- per month will be given to unmarried eligible women in the 50-79 age group and Rs 500 to ... Read more

26.09.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Brochure on Tourism and Women Safety released in Sanchi   A brochure on ‘Tourism and Women Safety’ was released in Sanchi of neighouring Raisen district.   The event was organised by Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board. A discussion on ‘Women Safety at Tourist Places of Madhya Pradesh’ was also held on the occasion.   It is to be noted that to observe the Tourism event, various activities are being organised. Under the same series, Miss India Earth 2018 Aditi Singh inaugurated a food festival.   INTERNATIONAL   AYUSH Information Cell set up at the Indian Embassy in Romania ... Read more

25.09.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   MP ‘Niramayam’ Yojana to begin    Ayushman Bharat-Madhya Pradesh ‘Niramayam’ Yojana will be started from September 23 in Madhya Pradesh. Under the scheme cashless medical facility up to Rs 5 lakhs will be made available to 1.37 crore people of the State. This number will increase with the increase in number of beneficiaries of Sambal Yojana.   Those marked in the Socio Economic and Caste-based Census under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana can avail the benefits of the scheme. Besides, Samagra and Sambal beneficiaries in Madhya Pradesh will be able to avail the benefits of the scheme. ... Read more

23-24.09.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   ·        28th All-India Shooting Championship begins The 28th All-India GV Mavalankar Shooting Championship began in the city .   The championship is being held in the State Shooting Academy. The championship was inaugurated by Director of Sports and Youth Welfare Department SL Thoussen. In this championship shooters from all over the country will showcase their sports skills before the Bhopalites. Notably, Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy, established in Bhopal with the efforts of Yashodhara Raje Scindia and is the first such academy where the players of the international facility are being provided to the shooting players.     INTERNATIONAL ... Read more

22.09.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Madhya Pradesh gets $525 Million Loan for Infra Projects from BRICS Bank   Madhya Pradeshapproved a $350-million loan for the Major District Roads Project II of Madhya Pradesh and $175 million for building and upgrading 350 bridges. The loan will be used by the Indian government for on-lending to the Madhya Pradesh government for rehabilitating major district roads with a total length of about 2,000 km to improve the connectivity of the rural interior with the national and state highway networks. The positive impacts of the project also include promoting an inclusive development of the rural communities ... Read more

21.09.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   BRICS bank approves USD 525-million loan for infra projects in Madhya Pradesh The New Development Bank (NDB) of the BRICS countries has approved a USD 525-million loan to Madhya Pradesh for infrastructure projects.   The Board of Directors of the NDB approved a USD 350-million loan for the Major District Roads Project II of Madhya Pradesh and USD 175 million for building and upgrading 350 bridges.     INTERNATIONAL ·       India contributes $1 million to UN’s ambitious solar project   India has contributed a whopping $1 million for the installation of solar panels on the roof of the ... Read more

20.09.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Kahani Utsav to be organised in Govt schools   A Kahani Utsav is being organized in the government schools of the state in two categories to make routine studies more interesting. The state-level programme of Kahani Utsav will be organized at the Institute of Advanced Study in Education, Bhopal on October 8 on Kahani Samrat (Emperor among novelists) Munshi Premchand’s death anniversary.   The Kahani Utsav will be held between students of Classes V to VIII and working teachers. Students and teachers who stand first in the district level competition will take part in the state-level competition. ... Read more

19.09.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH   Rise in number of endangered birds noticed in western MP   The number of Lesser floricans, an endangered species of migratory birds, visiting western Madhya Pradesh has increased this year.   Every year, the birds migrate to Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat in July, and live there for around four months before flying off elsewhere. They are found only in the Indian subcontinent.   A 2017 survey by the Wildlife Institute of India had revealed that the number these birds from the Bustard family had nosedived by 80 per cent in the last 17 years.   ... Read more