How to get RAS Mains Answer Copies through RTI

Recently, few of the aspirants have shared their RAS 2013 Mains copies, obtained through RTI. Following is the process used and advised by Om Singh Shekhawat, Rank 61, RAS 2013 (Thanks). RAS Mains 2013 की उत्तर पुस्तिकाएँ प्राप्त करने का तरीका : A ) अगर आपका मोबाइल नम्बर वही है जो RPSC में दिया हुआ है लोक सूचना अधिकारी rpsc अजमेर के नाम एक साधारण प्रार्थना पत्र जिसमें मुख्य परीक्षा 2013 Continue Reading

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

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

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

Rajasthan Current Affairs: May Week 2

Rajasthan High court clears way for gram sevak appointment The Rajasthan High Court on May 12, cleared the deck for the appointment of gram sewaks by dismissing all petitions filed against the selection process. The government decided to adjust the Vidhyarthi Mitras in the new posts but a number of petitions were filed in the court raising objections to the process of appointment. However, on May 12, the single bench of Justice Continue Reading

Rivers of Inland Drainage in Rajasthan: Ghaggar-Hakra, Kantli, Kakni, Ruparel, Sahibi rivers

One of the most interesting feature about drainage system of Rajasthan is that nearly 60.2 percent of of the area of state has inland drainage system. Nearly all of this area lies wet of Aravalli divide and includes a large number of separate basins like Sota-Sahibi basin, Kantli basin, Barah Basin and streams in Luni basin. Ghaggar-Hakra River Ghaggar-Hakra River  is a season river in India and Pakistan that flows Continue Reading