Inland Container Depot to come up at Bhiwadi and Sirohi

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The government of Rajasthan has approached the Centre with a proposal for setting up two inland container depots (ICDs) in Bhiwadi (Alwar) and Sirohi. What is Inland Container Depot: Inland Container Depot or ICD’s are inland points away from sea ports equipped for handling and temporary storage of containerized cargo as well as empties. ICD is formed to help importers and exporters to handle their shipments near their location. If the sea port Continue Reading

Ethics of Bhagavad Gita and its role in Administration

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Bhagavad Gita & Ethics: Introduction The Bhagavad Gita (literal meaning ‘the songs of the Lord‘) is one of the celebrated sacred works of Hindus. Considered as an important piece of Smrti literature, the Gita is narrated by Sanjay to the blind king Dhritarashtra and it contains seven hundred verses spread over eighteen chapters or discoverers. The word ‘ethics’ comes from the Greek word ‘ethikos’. It refers to one’s moral character Continue Reading

Desert Festival

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The golden city of Jaisalmer is getting ready to organize the Desert Festival again from February 8 – 10, 2017. The fair might jointly be held by state tourism department and district administration. The three-day event stresses more on local elements and heritage. Events in Desert Festival: The festival will be inaugurated on February 8 with a procession from Gadisar Lake to Poonam Singh Stadium. On the first day, turban tying, Moomal Continue Reading

Rajasthan Sampark: Good Governance Initiative

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Information technology is an important ingredient in bringing about transparency in the governance and allowing direct interface of citizens with government. Keeping in mind these advantages, Rajasthan Government launched an online portal Rajasthan Sampark dedicated towards providing citizens with a centralized platform with facility to lodge his/ her grievances to the respective departments. Rajasthan Sampark: Introduction Basic idea behind launch of Rajasthan Sampark Portal is to provide citizens with facility to register complaints pertaining Continue Reading

Rajasthan State Commission for Women: RSCW: Introduction and Recent Initiatives

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RSCW: Background An international treaty, CEDAW (Convention on Elimination of Discrimination against Women) to ensure women’s empowerment was signed in 1979. India signed this treaty with some amendments on 9 July, 1993 and in consonance to International efforts for women’s empowerment, National Policy for Women was declared in 1996. Subsequently, National Commission for Women and State Commissions for Women were constituted. On 23th April 1999, the state government introduced Rajasthan Continue Reading

Bhim App: launched

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Prime Modi has today launched Aadhaar based mobile payment application called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money). The app is rebranded version of UPI (Unified Payment Interface) and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data). PM lanched the at the Digi Dhan Mela event in Talkatora stadium in New Delhi. At the event, PM also made payment to Khadi using the Bhim mobile application. What is UPI Unified Payment Interface(UPI) is an instant payment Continue Reading

Important Days December 2016

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December 1:World AIDS Day Why Celebrate:  To provide an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. Theme 2016: Hands up for #HIVprevention. AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome   December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) Why celebrate: to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and Continue Reading

National Current Affairs Summary: December 2016

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National Current Affairs Summary: Union Government has decided to observe birth anniversary of the father of Indian Constitution B R Ambedkar (April 14) as “Water Day” in the country. As many as 6,117 Kuchipudi dancers set a new Guinness World Record by performing together in a single event in Vijayawada district of Andhra Pradesh. Union Government has launched ‘Smart Consumer’ mobile App and an ‘Online Consumer Mediation Centre (OCMC)’ to provide Continue Reading

Defence Current Affairs Summary: December 2016

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India has successfully test-fired Agni-V: Surface-to-surface Nuclear capable ballistic missile Launched from Integrated Test Range from the Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off Odisha coast. Three-stage solid propellant ICBM Range > 5,000 Kms. The Defence and Research Development Organization (DRDO) successfully flight tested Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft at integrated test range in Chandipur, Odisha. Indigenously designed and developed 120 kilogram class smart weapon. Capable of engaging Continue Reading

RajRAS National Current Affairs 2015-2016 Summary Module

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Price: 29 Buy Now About the Current Affairs eBook: The ebook is collection of RajRAS posts on Current Affairs from November 2015 – November 2016. Contents of eBook: NOVEMBER 2016 OCTOBER 2016 SEPTEMBER 2016 AUGUST 2016 JULY 2016 JUNE 2016 MAY2016 APRIL 2016 MARCH 2016 FEBRUARY 2016 JANUARY 2016 DECEMBER 2015 NOVEMBER 2015 Each Chapter contains current affairs on following segments including: Important days of month National & State- Current affairs Continue Reading

Public Healthcare in Rajasthan

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Even though health, as a sector, does not appear in many places of the Indian Constitution, there are indirect and tacit references to health of the people and the role the state has to play in the development of health of the people. While the Union Government is responsible for inter-state migration; Inter-State quarantine, the state government is directly responsible for public health and sanitation, hospitals and dispensaries. Like other Continue Reading