States Current Affairs

Current Affairs 2019-2020 of all States with latest updates. Current Affairs will list latest developments, issues in all states and may be useful for State PCS / Civil services examinations of various states of India.

Haryana Government launches Thari Pension, Thare Pass project

Haryana Government launched Thari Pension, Thare Pass project to directly transfer pension into the bank accounts of beneficiaries. The project was launched by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Chandigarh.

This project has been launched in the view of bringing more transparency in disbursement of social security pensions for Old age, Handicapped and Widows. The programme provides facility to pensioner of tracing their account online to know the balance in his or her account.

It is being implemented by state government’s Social Justice and Empowerment Department and has been undertaken by Team Kalyankarini of the department.

Under the Thari Pension, Thare Pass campaign about 10 lakh beneficiaries from the state will get payment of social security pensions of July 2015 month directly into their accounts through banks or post offices.

Ex-Jalore EO Rajan Vishal chosen for Election Commission’s award

Former Jalore Electoral Officer (EO) Rajan Vishal has been chosen for Election Commission’s Zonal award under the Best Electoral Practices Award-2014.

Election Commission will present him this award on August 10, 2015 in New Delhi.

He was bestowed with this award for his efforts of creating awareness related to voting awareness in Jalore constituency of Rajasthan during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. His efforts had helped to reach out to remote areas of Jalore constituency and convinced people especially women to play their role in democracy.

As an EO he had taken various initiatives to increase voters’ participation through awareness campaign and education which had resulted in about 22 per cent increase in voters.

Presently Vishal is District Collector of Nagaur. He is IAS officer of 2008-batch of Rajasthan.