Battle of Khanwa

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The Battle of Khanwa was fought near the village of Khanwa, about 60 km west of Agra, on March 17, 1527,  between the invading forces of the first Mughal Emperor Babur and the Rajput forces led by Rana Sanga of Mewar.  Rana Sanga was defeated and the victory consolidated the rule of Mughal dynasty in India. Background of Battle of Khanwa: In 1526,invading forces of Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodi in Battle of Continue Reading

Rajasthan Current Affairs Summary – April 2017

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We have published the Rajasthan Current Affairs Module Part II (eBook) that has current affairs summary for Rajasthan till March 10, for RAS Mains 2016. Now, the onwards current affairs have been included in this post. So this post contains Rajasthan current affairs from March 15 onwards till April. Rajasthan Government had formed the D C Samant committee to remove anomalies in salaries of employees while implementing the seventh pay commission. Continue Reading

Rajasthan Government to develop Pearl Farming in State

Pearl Farming

Rajasthan Government is exploring ways to develop pearl farming in the state.  The government has made all preparations for the pilot project which will be launched in Jaipur and the agriculture department has decided to send a team of officials to Odisha for a week-long training programme on pearl farming for the purpose.   What is Pearl ? A pearl is a hard object produced by mollusks(a type of sea-animal Continue Reading

RPSC RAS/RTS Mains 2016 Admit Card Released, Download Now

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The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has issued the admit card of RAS/RTS mains examination 2016 that will be held on March 27 and 28. Candidates appearing for RAS Mains examination can download their admit cards from: This  link  provided in the press note regarding admit cards on the RPSC website. Steps to download RAS Mains 2016 admit card: 1) Go to RPSC’s official website. 2) Click on link for ‘Press note Continue Reading

Abhay Command Centers

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Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje inaugurated a high-tech police control room ‘Abhay Command Center’. The centre is based at the Jaipur police commissionerate and was set up with the help of Rajasthan IT Department. It is equipped with facilities to conduct video surveillance, analyze call recordings and track vehicles among others. The command center is connected with 464 CCTV camera which are installed at the city’s busiest roads. The centre has Continue Reading

Mother Milk Banks in Rajasthan: 1436 women donated 244 liters

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With an aim to reduce infant mortality rate (IMR) in Rajasthan, (which is 47 per 1,000 live births in Rajasthan, according to the sample registration system (SRS), 2013), the state government had announced to set up mother milk banks at district hospitals of Alwar, Banswara, Baran, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Beawar (Ajmer), Bundi, Chittorgarh, Churu and Tonk with a cost of ₹1 crore each to provide mother’s milk to newborn babies in neonatal intensive Continue Reading

Download Economic Review Rajasthan 2016-17 – PDF

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Like Economic Survey is published at Union Level, the Directorate of Economics and Statistics Rajasthan published the Economic Review for Rajasthan, every year. The Economic Review is an annual document which is presented in the State Legislative Assembly at the time of presentation of the State Government Budget. The “Economic Review, 2016-17” attempts to present an overview of the State’s economy as well as various development programmes being implemented in the Continue Reading

Rajasthan becomes first state in the country to launch Project Leopard

Leopard

Rajasthan has become the first state in India to launch a project to conserve leopards by improving their prey base, mitigating conflicts with humans and controlling poaching. Leopard: Nine subspecies of the leopard have been recognized, and they are distributed across Africa and Asia.  Indian Leopard (Panthera pardus)is an endangered animal under schedule one of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. It is also listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List Continue Reading

Download Rajasthan Sujas 2017 – PDF

Rajasthan Sujas 2017

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

Rajasthan Current Affairs for RAS mains 2016 PDF – Part II

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Rajasthan Current Affairs RAS MAIN 2016 PDF – Volume II Price: 19 Buy Now You can download RAS mains Current Affairs PDF (English) This is the Second Part of RAS mains PDF and consists of important current affairs from December 2016 – March 2017. This has been made keeping in mind RAS Mains 2016 – and so prelims related current affairs like person in news etc have not been included. Instead, Continue Reading

Rajasthan Budget 2017-18: Snap Analysis of Figures

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Rajasthan Budget 2017-18: Key Estimates   Rajasthan Budget 2017-18: Key Parameters Rajasthan Budget 2017-18: Government Income In Revenue Receipts: State Own Tax Revenue > Central Tax Revenue > Non-Tax Revenue > Grant-in- Aid In State Own Tax Revenue: Sales Tax > State Excise Duty > Stamps & Registration = Taxes on Vehicles > Taxes on Electricity > Land Revenue In Share in Central Taxes: Corporation Tax > Income Tax > Continue Reading