States Current Affairs for UPPSC and Other State PCS – 2017

Enter Your Email Address To Subscribe Current Affairs Daily Digest, Daily Quiz and other updates on Current Affairs:

Kolkata becomes India’s first Wi-Fi-enabled metro city

Kolkata has become India’s first Wi-Fi-enabled metro city as the service was launched from Park Street in city. This 4th Generation (4G) free Wi-fi service was launched by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Free Wi-fi service will be will be rolled out in phased manner in all the wards under Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC)… Read More »


Gujarat Handloom Corporation inks MoU with eBay

Gujarat State Handloom and Handicraft Development Corporation (GSHHDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with global e-commerce giant eBay. The main objective of this MoU is to expand sales base of handloom and handicraft products of Gujarat to online market from current retail shop sales. In order to increase the online market share, GSHHDC… Read More »


Maharashtra government planning to revamp Jeevan Amrut Yojana

Maharashtra Government is planning to revamp the Jeevan Amrut Yojana (blood-on-call) scheme to make it more beneficial to people. State government is seeking to strengthen the network of blood storage units in rural areas instead of current mechanism of transporting blood through motorcycles. About Jeevan Amrut Yojana It is first of its kind scheme in… Read More »


Haryana government launches e-registration of properties

Haryana government has launched e-registration of properties in all tehsils and sub-tehsils of the state. It was launched by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to mark the completion of 100 days of his government. Previously in January 2015, pilot project of this system was implemented successfully in eight tehsils. About Haryana’s e-registration of properties system Under… Read More »


Madhya Pradesh gets 10th national award for excellent work in MGNREGA

Madhya Pradesh has been awarded the 10th national award for excellent work in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). Union Rural Development Minister Virendra Singh presented the award to state’s Panchayats and Rural Development Minister Gopal Bhargava at the MGNREGA summit held on the occasion of MNREGA Divas (observed on 2 February) in New Delhi.… Read More »