States Current Affairs - 2019

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.

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UN honor for MP cottage and village industry department

The United Nations Public Service Award for year 2013 will be given to the Madhya Pradesh Government’s Cottage and Village Industry Department.

The United Nations has chosen Cottage and Village Industry Department of the state for its novel initiative of rural haats.

The Madhya Pradesh Government has transferred the management of rural haats to women’s self-help groups with a view to strengthen them. This step has produced positive results. The women self help groups have become more self-reliant economically and participation of women in social decisions has been ensured.

Uttar Pradesh accounts for the Highest mobile subscribers in India

As per Telecom regulator data, TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) – Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have been accounted for the highest mobile penetration market in India. Out of India’s total 861.66 million connections, these 2 states contribute 193.41 million connections which are 23% of total wireless mobile connections.

State wise contributions in mobile penetration as per TRAI data                                                              

                                                    (Units in millions)

State Contribution in units
Uttar Pradesh 121.60
Tamil Nadu 71.81
Maharashtra 67.73
Andhra Pradesh 64.12
Bihar 60.73
Karnataka 52.45
Madhya Pradesh 51.43
Gujarat 51.23
Rajasthan 47.83

 In order to target Tier II and Tier II cities- higher deeper penetration regions in India, Blackberry- a smartphone maker will offer a plan to provide services for Rs.129 per GB in 15 telecom circles. Services offered will be email, BlackBerry Messenger, instant messaging, social networking, Internet browsing, and BlackBerry World application store.