Jammu & Kashmir Current Affairs - 2020

J&K gets grievance redressal system

Manoj Sinha, Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu and Kashmir recently launched a new grievance redressal portal. The newly launched portal will be linked to the Union government’s grievance mechanism. About the grievance redressal system An effective grievance redressal mechanism is the lifeblood of any good governance system and the aforesaid mechanism must be the top priority for Read More…

Free health insurance for J&K residents

Recently in a major announcement, the Jammu & Kashmir government announced the health scheme in which the government will provide universal health insurance. What is the scheme? The scheme announced by Lt Governor Manoj Sinha will cover all the residents of the Union Territory. The scheme which is implemented by Lt Governor in convergence with Read More…

Pakistan’s new political map

Pakistan recently released a new political map claiming the entire territory of Jammu & Kashmir, and part of Gujarat including the erstwhile state of Junagadh as part of its territory. Background In recent times in the wake of the global pandemic when the whole world is fighting against the deadly virus in unison, our neighbours Read More…

Ladakh and J&K to come under Central Administrative Tribunal

On February 17, the Minister of State in the PMO (Prime Minister Office) announced that the Union Territory of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir are to be brought under the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT). The announcement was made by the Minister at the annual Conference of the tribunal. Highlights The CAT has so far had Read More…

National Winter Games to be held in Gulmarg

The National Winter Games is to be held in Gulmarg from March 7, 2020. The games are to be held for five days in Gulmarg, the world-famous Ski destination. It is being held under Khelo India. Highlights The Department of Tourism is to create wide publicity about the event through roadshows. Around 30 events are Read More…