Land Use pattern of Rajasthan

Land use pattern of Rajasthan

Land use pattern of an area affects vegetation, land quality, local weather and quality of life. It is very important to understand the land use pattern of any area and the dynamics of its shift overtime. This determines the ensuing per unit load on agriculture land, forest land, periphery areas to cities and factors responsible for land degradation. The land use pattern of a region determines the ecological balance in Continue Reading

Wildlife Protected Areas: Rajasthan

Despite being a desert state, Rajasthan has good network of protected areas. The Protected Areas are declared under Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.  Now, Wildlife Protection Act provides for 4 types of Protected areas: National Park – 5 in Rajasthan Wildlife Sanctuary – 25 in Rajasthan Conservation Reserves – 10 in Rajasthan Community Reserves – Apart from these above 4, based on UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere (MAB) the government has nominated Continue Reading

UPSC Civil Service Exam 2017: Admit Card released for download

UPSC 2017 Admit Cards, CSE 2017 Admit cards download

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued the admit card for Civil Services Preliminary Examination, 2017 on its official website (UPSC). The examination is scheduled on June 18. This year, UPSC has planned to take in approximately 980 vacancies through this examination. Candidates who have applied for the examination this year, can download the admit card from: here CSE 2017: Important Instructions: Union Public Service Commission will be conducting Continue Reading

WannaCry Ransomware: All you need to need to Know

WannaCry Ransomware has been in NEWS since May 12, 2017 infecting more than 2,00,000 computers in more than 150 countries. WannaCry spread using a flaw in older Microsoft Windows systems and wreaked havoc on organizations including FedEx and Telefónica, as well as the UK’s National Health Service(NHS). What is Ransomware ? There are many types of malware that affect a computer, ranging from those that steal your information to those that just Continue Reading

Download Rajasthan Sujas 2017 – PDF

Rajasthan Sujas is the monthly magazine published by Information and Public Relations Department of Government of Rajasthan. Like Yojana, this magazine also lists out the important schemes and achievements of Government of Rajasthan. The magazine is published only in hindi, so english medium students would have to convert and make notes. Rajasthan Sujas Magazine for 2017: S.No. Month 2017 1. January  FilpBook View Download 2. February  FilpBook View Download 3. Continue Reading

Orange cultivation in Rajasthan

Orange cultivation in Rajasthan

Orange is one of the most grown fruits after banana and apple. Brazil leads the production of oranges with 24% share of the world,  followed by US and India. In India, the important commercial orange variety are mandarin (40%), sweet orange (23%) and acid lime (23%). Oranges are mostly grown in the states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Orissa, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh. Uses of Oranges: This fruit is rich Continue Reading

UPSC to share competitive exams scores online to boost private hiring

UPSC

In a recent initiative, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has decided to share scores of candidates taking competitive exams like Civil Service examination, and NDA examination online through a portal. The step is part of Government strategy to boost hiring by the private sector. Each year, more than 10 lac job aspirants, apply for various examinations conducted by UPSC, but through rigorous selection process it selects only 5,000 candidates for jobs Continue Reading

Important Rivers, Lakes, Dams of Rajasthan: eBOOK/PDF

Rivers, Lakes & Dams of Rajasthan PDF  Price: 19 Buy Now You can download Rivers, Lakes & Dams of Rajasthan PDF (English) Rajasthan Rivers, lakes & Dams PDF: Book Summary Rajasthan being a dry state is always expected to have very less number of rivers and lakes, but contrary to this understanding Rajasthan is blessed with multiple rivers including larger ones like Chambal and Mahi that also have hydro-electric power stations located on them. Continue Reading

Gambhir-Utangan River: Origin, Tributaries, Basin, Dam and Concerns

Gambhir river Karauli

Gambhir River Gambhir river also referred to as Utangan River is a river that originates in the hills near Hindaun in Karauli, Rajasthan and flows around Hindaun City. The river supplies water for Keoladev Ghana Bird Century in Bharatpur, Rajasthan. Gambhir is a seasonal river but becomes perennial after its confluence with the Parbati, outside Dhoulpur District. Gambhir River Summary Sheet Origin In the hills near Hindaun in Karauli, Rajasthan Length 288 Kms in Rajasthan Discharge Continue Reading

Maharana Pratap Jayanti celebrated in India, Rajasthan to celebrate on 28 May

Mahrana Pratap

The 477th jayanti of Maharana Pratap was celebrated across India by holding rallies, public functions and seminars but the same was not celebrated in Rajasthan. Instead, Rajasthan, the land of Pratap would actually celebrate the the anniversary on 28 May. Why Rajasthan did not celebrate Pratap Jayanti on 9 May ? The rest of India celebrates Pratap Jayanti based on English (Gregorian) Calendar, according to which his birthday falls on 9 Continue Reading

Ancient rivers of Rajasthan: Sarasvati and Drishadvati

Saraswati-Drsihadvati

Whenever there is mention of ancient rivers of India,  three rivers emerge in Hindu ethos, viz., Ganga, Yamuna and Sarasvati. In Vedic geography, there is a mention of Sapta Sindhu, i.e., seven rivers in which Sarasvati attains an important description. Most of these rivers exist even today except Sarasvati which has disappeared completely.  Information on Prehistoric India comes from two distinct sources: The literary tradition represented in the main by the Continue Reading