Haryana [HPSC] Current Affairs - 2020

Punjab to convert stubble into biomass fuel

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) in association with the Government of Punjab, is soon coming up with an alternative for paddy stubble utilisation. Stubble burning is one of the biggest problems in north India to curb this, the Punjab government’s own agency; PEDA is playing a stellar role in weeding out the problem indigenously. Read More…

Haryana to Reserve 75 percent Jobs with Less than Rs 50,000 Salary in the Private Sector of the State for Locals

In order to address the growing rate of unemployment in the state on a priority basis, under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar, the Haryana Cabinet on 6th July 2020 has approved a proposal for drafting an Ordinance under which 75 percent of the jobs with a salary of less Read More…

Unemployment Rate fell to 10.9 % in June from 23.5 % in May 2020

With Unlock 1 from 8th June 2020, economic activities have resumed in the country as a result of which after two months the unemployment rate has fallen significantly. As per the data for the month of June 2020 released by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), the unemployment rate in June 2020 was 10.9 Read More…

Reliance JioTV & Haryana Government Signs Agreement to benefit 5.2 Million School Children

On 23rd June 2020, the Education Minister of Haryana has announced that the Haryana State Government has signed an agreement under the Chief Minister’s Distance Learning Programme with Reliance Industries Limited’s subsidiary company Jio. The agreement signed is to provide education to school children in the rural areas of the state. Schools across the state Read More…

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Haryana: 1,000 Water Recharge Bores to be constructed

On June 11, 2020, the Haryana Government announced that, it will construct 1,000 water recharge bores in the state. The water bores are to be constructed in the water deficient areas of the state. Highlights The bores are being constructed in the state of Haryana to recharge the underground water with rainfall. The State Government Read More…