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Uttarakhand Current Affairs

  • Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat’s big announcement, Garrison will be the summer capital of Uttarakhand
  • According to Health Bulletin issued by Health Department, Coronavirus infected patients graph in Uttarakhand is growing rapidly. Number of infected patients has reached 2725 in the state till June 26, 2020.
  • Uttarakhand government fixes rates of COVID-19 RT-PCR tests by private laboratories; labs can charge Rs 2000 per test (including GST) for samples collected by private or public hospitals and Rs 2,400 for samples collected by them as per news source on June 26, 2020.
  • According to the Uttarakhand Open University has postponed the proposed semester examinations from July 6, 2020. Following the guidelines from the Central Government, the date of examinations will be re-issued.
  • The Great Portals of Badrinath Temple opened on 15th May 2020 at 4.30 am.
  • Uttarakhand Government on launched an online portal, hope.uk.gov.in on May 13, 2020 for skilled people from the hill state who have migrated outside for economic reasons.
  • According to Uttarakhand State Government, around 2.25 lakh people want to return to the state from different parts of the country.
  • Uttarakhand Cabinet on May 7, 2020 increased the price of liquor by amounts between Rs 20 and Rs 200 per bottle. The petrol and diesel per litre increased by Rs 1 and Rs 2 respectively. All this increment on prices will be used for the development of the state according to government.
  • Tata Motors announced on May 13, 2020 that it has resumed manufacturing operations at its facilities in Pantanagar in Uttarakhand.

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One Liners Related to Uttarakhand State:

Major Historical events of Uttarakhand:

Founded on9 November 2000, became the 27th state of the Republic of India
Also Known AsDevbhumi (Literally Means “Land of God”)
Ruled ByPauravas, Kushanas, Kunindas, Guptas, Katyuris, Palas, the Chands, and Parmars and the British have ruled Uttarakhand
Major Historical EventsThere is a belief that Mahabharata has been scripted in Uttarakhand by Rishi Vyasa as it is a believe that Pandavas have travelled and camped in that region.

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Geographical Structure of Uttarakhand:

Total Area53,483 km2
Population10,086,292
The rank of the state
  • Area rank:- 19th
  • Population rank:- 21st
  • Density rank:- 27th
Population Density189/sq km (490/sq mi)
State Bounded by
  • Himachal Pradesh to the Northwest
  • Tibet by Northeast
  • Nepal to the southeast
  • South and Southwest by Uttar Pradesh
  • Southwest Haryana
Soil & MineralsGravel to Stiff clay

  • Marble
  • Copper
  • Graphite
  • Gypsum
Major Crops
  • Wheat
  • Soybeans
  • Peanut
  • Cereal
  • Legume
Forest Area24,295 km2
Climatecold
River
  • Alaknanda River
  • Bhagirathi River
  • Bhilangana river
  • Ganga River
  • Kosi River
Dam
  • Tehri Dam
  • Ram Ganga dam
  • Baigul Dam
Major Flora
  • Brahma Kamal
  • Kaphal
  • Burans
  • Jamun
  • Shisham
  • Oak
Major Fauna
  • Leopards
  • Jungle cat
  • Sloths
  • Himalayan Black bears

Dams and Rivers of Uttarakhand:

DamsRiverLocation
Baigul DamBaigul and SukhliUdham Singh Nagar
Bhimtal DamBhimtal lakeNainital
Dhauliganga DamDhauligangaDharchula
Dhora DamKichhaUdham Singh Nagar
Haripura DamBhakraUdham Singh Nagar
Ichari DamTonsDehradun
Koteshwar DamBhagirathiTehri
Maneri DamBhagirathiUttarkashi
Ramganga DamRamganga Pauri Garhwal
Srinagar Hydro Electric ProjectAlaknanda River Pauri Garhwal
Tehri DamBhagirathiTehri
Tumaria DamPhikaUdham Singh Nagar
LakhwarYamunaDehradun
JamraniGolaNainital

National Parks of Uttarakhand:

National ParkLocation
Jim Corbett National ParkNainital District
Rajaji National ParkMohand Range, Dehradun,
Valley Of Flowers National ParkChamoli District
Nanda Devi National ParkJoshimath
Gangotri National ParkUttarkashi
Govind Pashu Vihar National Park and SanctuarySupin Range, Uttarakhand

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Stadiums of Uttarakhand:

StadiumLocation
Indira Gandhi International Sports StadiumHaldwani
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket StadiumDehradun
Doon School GroundDehradun
Abhimanyu Cricket AcademyDehradun

Hydro-electric power stations of Uttarakhand:

NameLocation
Chibro Power PlantThe Ichari Dam
Chilla Power PlantThe Pashulok Barrage, Dehradun
Dhakrani Power PlantThe Dakpathar Barrage, Dakpathar
Shrinagar Hydro Electric ProjectSrinagar, in Pauri Garhwal district
Dharasu Power StationDharasu in Uttarkashi district
Khodri Power PlantDakpathar
Loharinag Pala Hydro Power Projectlocated on the river Bhagirathi
Maneri Bhali Hydroelectric ProjectUttarkashi – Gangotri Rd Jamak
Mohammadpur Power PlantThe Bhimgoda Barrage, Haridwar

Temples of Uttarakhand:

NameLocation
Chitai Golu TempleAlmora
Devidhura BagwalChampawat
Jhoola Devi Temple,Ranikhet
Purnagiri TempleChampawat
Jageshwar Dham Temples,Almora
Binsar Mahadev Temple,Ranikhet
Chandrabadni Temple,Tehri
Koteshwar  Mahadev Temple,Rudraprayag
Kedarnath templeKedarnath
Golu Devta temple,Ghorakhal

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Uttarakhand GK Questions and Answers:

Question: Currently who is the Chief Minister (CM) of Uttarakhand State since 18 March 2017?
Answer: Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat (BJP Party).

Question: Currently who is the Governor of Uttarakhand State since 26 August 2018?
Answer: ‘Baby Rani Maurya’.

Question: Where is the Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited situated?

Answer: Haridwar

Question: On which day is ‘Green-day’ celebrated in Uttarakhand?

Answer: 5th July

Question: Where has the wild life protection training center been established in Uttarakhand?

Answer: Kalagarh

Question: What is Lansdowne?

Answer: A tourist place

Question: Main source of income of Uttarakhand is-

Answer: Forest resources and tourism

Question: When was the ‘Kumaon Council’ formed?

Answer: 1926

Question: Where is the China peak situated?

Answer: Nainital

Question: Chandi Prasad the dignity of Uttarakhand, was awarded the international prize, what is that prize?

Answer: Ramon Magsaysay Prize

Question: At which place does the Ganga enter the plains area?

Answer: Haridwar

Question: The national poet Sumitra Nandan Pant was the resident of which place?

Answer: Kausani (Almora)

Question: Kaushik Samiti recommended Uttarakhand capital appropriate for which place?
Answer: Gairsain

Question: Who was appointed the first Registrar General of Uttarakhand High Court?
Answer: G.C.S. Rawat

Question: Where has an I.I.T. in collaboration with I.I.T. Switzerland been opened?
Answer: Nainital

Question: At which place does river Bhagirathi merge with Alakananda?
Answer: Dev Prayag

Question: What is ‘Pindari’ in the Uttarakhand?
Answer: A Glacier

Question: Where is the Sahastradhara water fall?
Answer: Mussoorie

Question: Which of these is the Mini Switzerland according to Mahatma Gandhi?
Answer: Almora (Kausani)

Question: On which day is ‘Green-day’ celebrated in Uttarakhand?
Answer: 5th July

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