SBM Update: Rajasthan has 39% open defecation free villages


According to latest report accessed from the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) management information system (MIS), has declared 39% of its villages as open defecation free (ODF) till January 10, 2017. Kerala and Himachal Pradesh have attained 100% ODF in rural areas while Haryana is inching towards them with 84%. Bihar with just 2% villages declared ODF followed Uttar Pradesh with 4% villages as ODF are worst performers in the drive . Union Continue Reading

SC rejects Rajasthan Government appeal for stay on SBC quota judgement of HC


On Friday (yesterday) the Supreme Court did not grant stay on the Rajasthan High Court judgment which struck down 5% Special Backward Classes (SBC) reservation. Appeal for stay on HC judgement was filed by Rajasthan Government in SC. Relief: However, the state government got some relief as the court said the government should not disturb people who had already got admission in educational institutions and employment under the SBC till the Continue Reading

Download Rajasthan SUJAS 2016 – 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 2016: S.No. Month 2016 1. January  FilpBook View Download 2. February  FilpBook View Download 3. Continue Reading

Inland Container Depot to come up at Bhiwadi and Sirohi


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

African Catfish Problem in Keoladeo


Generally known as African catfish ( Clarias gariepinus ), the species is native to Africa and the Middle East where it inhabits freshwater lakes, rivers, swamps and urban sewage systems. The African catfish was introduced all over the world in the early 1980s for aquaculture purposes. The earliest introduction of this species in the Keoladeo area was possibly around the year 2005 – by then, businessmen from West Bengal who Continue Reading

Female Foeticide in Rajasthan: Social Issue


Female foeticide is the abortion of a female foetus, after sex determination test, outside of legal methods. Female foeticide has been linked to the arrival, in the early 1990s, of affordable ultrasound technology and its widespread adoption in India. By one of the estimate since 1990, more than 10 million female fetuses may have been illegally aborted in India  and 500,000 girls were being lost annually due to female foeticide. Female Foeticide in Rajasthan Continue Reading

National Family Health Survey NFHS-4: Rajasthan


The National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), the fourth in the NFHS series, provides information on population, health and nutrition for India and each State / Union territory. NFHS-4, for the first time, provides district-level estimates for many important indicators. The NFHS-3 was conducted in 2005-06. After a gap of 10 years, NFHS-4 (2015-16) has been released recently by the ministry of health. Key Observations for Rajasthan from NFHS-4: NFHS-4 fieldwork Continue Reading

Rajasthan RAS Current Affairs Summary: December


Rajasthan Current Affairs Summary December Misssion Parivar Vikas Union Government has launched mission parivar vikas under which 145 high focus districts in the country will be taken up for improving family planning services.  14 districts from Rajasthan including Dholpur, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur, Bharatpur, Udaipur, Dungarpur, Rajsamand, Banswara, Jalore, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Pali, Baran and Sirohi, have been included in the mission. Under mission pariwar vikas: Injectable contraceptives will be introduced in these districts in Continue Reading

RAS 2016 Prelims Result will be declared again


Considering the Supreme Court decision on Patwar Examination, RPSC has decided to modify the results of RAS prelims 2016 also. Hence RPSC will release the results of RAS preliminary Examination 2016 again. The result will allow additional 7,000 students to appear in RAS 2016 mains. Consequently, in order to give these aspirants a fair chance, RPSC is also planning to shift RAS mains to end of January 2017. Why RPSC is Continue Reading

Rajasthan Current Affairs for RAS Mains 2016: PDF


Rajasthan Current Affairs PDF  Price: 29 Buy Now You can download RAS mains Current Affairs PDF (English) Important Note to Aspirants RajRAS Rajasthan Current Affairs is an attempt to consolidate current affairs related directly to Rajasthan in one single document. Keeping in priority, the upcoming RAS mains 2016, rather than designing the eBook on month basis (current affairs November 2016, October 2016), we have designed the eBook as current affairs related Continue Reading

Matsya Festival -Alwar- Matsya Utsav


The Matsya Festival is one of the most popular and important festivals of Rajasthan, held in Alwar.  The two day is celebrated in the month of December every year and is known for showcasing the rich social and cultural heritage of the region. The Matsya Festival is attended by thousands of people including locals, national and international tourists who engage themselves in a variety of competitions, exhibitions, sports, traditional songs and Continue Reading