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Parcham classes monthly current affairs state news Jan 2023

Parcham classes monthly current affairs state news Jan 2023

Parcham classes monthly current afffairs state news Jan 2023

Parcham classes monthly current afffairs state news Jan 2023

J&K govt to host its maiden SARAS Fair 2023 from February 4 to 14

  • The fair will be organized at Bagh-e-Bahu, Jammu.
  • In the fair artisans and women self-help groups from across the country will showcase their crafts, handcrafts, handloom, and foods.
  • The national-level food and cultural fair will showcase unique and famous indigenous products from different states and union territories of the country.
  • It is organized under the guidance of the Ministry of Rural Development.

Hydro Tourism to be developed at NHPC Dam, near Alchi, Leh/अलची,लेह के पास एनएचपीसी बांध म3 जल पय6टन 8वक:सत <कया जाएगा

  • Ladakh Tourism Department has collaborated with the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) to develop Hydro tourism at the world’s highest hydropower project on the Indus River, near Alchi in Leh.
  • Aquatic sports like Jet Skiing, Motorboating, Ice Skating during winter, and boating during the summer season will be rolled out in a phased manner.
  • Similarly, the tourism department is also introducing border tourism in cooperation with the Fire and Fury Corps of the Indian Army.

HCHF and Ladakh Tourism Dept organized the annual Ethnic Mamani Festival/एचसीएचएफ और ल)दाख पय/टन 2वभाग ने वा2ष/क जातीय ममानी महो>सव का आयोजन @कया

The annual Ethnic Mamani Festival was organized at the Historical
Styangkung Village and Chiktan Shagaran by the Himalayan
Cultural Heritage Foundation (HCHF) and Ladakh Tourism
The Steyangkung village:
This village is being developed as one of the well-maintained
heritage villages in Ladakh.
During the Mamani Festival, people would exchange food with
their relatives and neighbors and worship a variety of spirits.

Himachal Pradesh targets to be first ‘green energy state’ by 2025/ हमाचल Bदेश ने 2025 तक पहला ‘हDरत ऊजा/ राFय’ बनाने का लHय रखा है

  • Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu
  • The state government would invest in solar plants and will
  • install 500 MW solar projects during the year 2023-24.

Parcham classes monthly current afffairs state news Jan 2023

Uttarakhand Govt abolishes system of revenue/Patwari police/उ”राखंड सरकार ने राज.व पु2लस 4णाल6 को समा9त ;कया

All the revenue villages will now be under the regular policing system. It was introduced by the British in the hilly state 150 years back. Under
the system, the civil officials/patwari of the Revenue Department had the power to investigate and arrest the offenders just like the police.
According to the government, the revenue police lacked the necessary skills for criminal investigations.

The ‘Soul of Steel’ challenge launched in Uttarakhand/उ:राखंड म2
‘सोल ऑफ @टBल’ चैल2ज लॉDच Eकया गया

  • launched on January 14, to test endurance at high altitude.
  • Location: Nanda Devi National Park.
  • The Indian Army has signed an MoU with CLAW (Conquest
    land air and water) Global to promote adventure sports in
    Uttarakhand and promote tourism in the border states.
  • The CLAW Global was set up in January 2019 by Major (retd)
    Vivek Jacob, a retired para special forces officer.
  • Apart from life skill training and youth development, it will
    promote adventure tourism in Uttarakhand globally.

Parcham classes monthly current afffairs state news Jan 2023

Construction of “Bajrang Setu” to be completed by July 2023/”बजरंग सेतु” का ?नमा@ण जुलाई 2023 तक पूरा 9कया जाएगा

  • Asia’s second and country’s first cable suspension bridge “Bajrang Setu” is being constructed at Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, and will be completed by July 2023.
  • This bridge is coming up next to the famous 90-year-old Laxman Jhula.
  • Laxman Jhula was closed in 2022 as it wasn’t safe for pedestrians anymore.
  • However, it will not be removed and will be preserved as a heritage.
  • The construction of the new bridge would cost Rs 67 crores.

The first-ever “National Genome Editing & Training Centre” was inaugurated at Mohali/मोहाल& म( पहल& बार “नेशनल जीनोम ए3ड5टंग एंड 9े:नंग स(टर” का उ>घाटन
@कया गया

Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurated “National Genome Editing and Training Centre (NGETC)” at the National Agri-food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) Mohali in Punjab. He also inaugurated the 4-day International Conference on Food and Nutrition Security 2023.

Parcham classes monthly current afffairs state news Jan 2023

Military Tattoo & Tribal Dance Festival-2023

The Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Tribal Affairs jointly organized the Military Tattoo and Tribal Dance Festival – Aadi Shaurya – Parv Parakram Ka at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi on 23rd of Jan 2023. Aim – to remember the sacrifices of the country’s brave hearts and celebrate the rich cultural heritage, and to
celebrate together the bravery of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

President Murmu inaugurates Samvidhan Udyan in Jaipur/रा#$प&त मुमू, ने जयपुर म1 सं4वधान उ8यान का उ8घाटन <कया

President also virtually laid the foundation stone for the 1,000 MW Bikaner Solar Power Project in Jaipur,
Rajasthan. The project is being implemented by state-owned energy firm SJVN Limited through its subsidiary.
The project is expected to be commissioned by March 2024.

The maximum usage charges have been set at Rs. 2.57 per unit, which will provide cheaper electricity to
consumers. In addition to helping the government achieve its renewable energy target of 500 GW by 2030, the project will also reduce carbon emissions by 27,85,077 tonnes.

Que: In which state of India did the first IVF unit for animals start?
Que:भारत के ‘कस रा)य म, पशुओं के 2लए पहल6 आईवीएफ इकाई शु= हुई?
Ans: Gujarat’s Amreli

India got its first In vitro fertilization (IVF) mobile unit for animals in Gujarat’s Amreli. The mobile IVF lab was
inaugurated by union minister Purushottam Rupala. The IVF mobile van was “dedicated in a joint venture of the
Government of India and Amar Dairy.”

Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel inaugurates 2023 International KiteFestival/गुजरात के मुNयमंOी भूपPQ पटेल ने 2023 अंतरा@STUय पतंग महोVसव का उKघाटन 9कया

  • in Ahmedabad, organized from the 8th to
    14th January, 2023.
  • The theme of this festival was held with the
    theme of G20 – ‘One Earth, One Family, One

“Vigyanika — Science Literature Festival” event held in IISF, Bhopal, MP

organized on 22 – 23 January as a part of the 8th India International Science Festival (IISF).
The 8th IISF is being jointly organized by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and Vigyan Bharati.

Theme – “Moving towards Amrit Kaal with Science, Technology and Innovation”.

Vigyanika is being organized to promote science through science poetry, multilingual scientific literature, science drama, and folk art and showcase the rich heritage of India by inculcating scientific temper among the masses. IISF has been organized annually since 2015.

Parcham classes monthly current afffairs state news Jan 2023

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced the Ladli Bahina Scheme

To provide Rs 1,000 per month to women from financially poor backgrounds in the state, where the Assembly polls are due this year-end.
A sum of Rs 60,000 crore will be spent on this scheme in five years. Poor women from all sections can benefit from this scheme even if they have been receiving benefits from other welfare programs.

Madhya Pradesh government launched Chief Minister’s Residential Land Rights Scheme/मBय Cदेश सरकार ने मुFयमंGी आवासीय भूLम अNधकार योजना शुP कQ

Mukhyamantri Bhumi Adhikar Yojna launched from Bakpura Panchayat of Tikamgarh district on 4 January 2023.

The scheme will be launched in the entire state.

Each beneficiary family will be given a plot of about 600 square feet for the construction of houses under various schemes including Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

Que: In which state is the Korwa Ordnance factory situated where the production of Kalashnikov AK-203 assault rifles began?
+Gनः कलाश2नकोव एके-203 असॉKट राइफल= का उ.पादन कोरवा आयुध कारखाना Pकस राQय मR ि!थत है?
Ans: Uttar Pradesh

Chhattisgarh celebrates traditional ‘Cherchera’ festival/छ:ीसगढ़ पारंपWरक ‘चेरचेरा’ Xयोहार मनाता है

  • at Dudhadhari Math in Raipur.
  • This traditional festival is celebrated on the
    full moon night of ‘Paush’ Hindu calendar
  • It is celebrated in the happiness of taking the
    crops to their homes after cultivation.
  • According to mythological belief, on this day
    Lord Shankar had begged from Mata
    Annapurna, so people donate green
    vegetables along with paddy on this day.

Parcham classes monthly current afffairs state news Jan 2023

Gangasagar Mela 2023,WB

  • Annually held on Sagar Island on the southernmost tip of West Bengal, to celebrate Makar Sankranti.
  • The Gangasagar pilgrimage and fair is the second-largest congregation of mankind after the triennial ritual
    bathing of Kumbha Mela.

Gurung community in Sikkim celebrates its New Year festival Tamu Lhosar/_सि]कम म2 गु`ंग समुदाय अपने नए साल का Xयोहार तामू aहोसर मनाता है

  • The Gurungs are hill people living on the southern slopes
    of Himalayan Mountains in central Nepal.
  • Their origins are uncertain, although they are of
    Mongoloid stock and their ancestors may have migrated
    to their current location from Tibet around 2,000 years
    Ethnic Composition of Sikkim:
  • There are three ethnic groups in Sikkim- Lepchas, Bhutias and Nepalese.
  • The Lepchas are basically Buddhist and Christian. Bhutias are the people
    originally from Kham area in Eastern Tibet who follow Lamanism.

Imoinu Iratpa festival celebrated across Manipur मUणपुर मR इमोइनु एरा.पा उ.सव मनाया गया

The Meitei community of Manipur celebrates the Imoinu Iratpa festival every year. They regard the Imoinu goddess as a goddess of wealth and prosperity,

Manipur celebrates Gaan Ngai festival/मUणपुर गण नगाई उ.सव मनाता है

  • Zeliangrong community of Manipur celebrated the Gaan Ngai festival on 4th January 2023.
  • This festival also marks the end of the year when the farmers have stored their food grain in their granaries.
  • They show their gratitude by offering to the almighty a good harvest and praying for a better life.
  • The Zeliangrong community comprises Rongmei, Liangmei, and Zeme tribes.

Kota tribe of the Nilgiris celebrated Aiyanoor Ammanoor festival/नीलbगWर कc कोटा जनजाJत ने अdयनूर अeमनूर उXसव मनाया

It is celebrated for a week. During this festival, this tribe collects clay to make pottery. The pot-making ceremony is held once every two years. After making an earthen pot, they open their temple and then prepare food in this earthen pot and serve it to the whole village.

Other major tribal festivals
Medaram Jatra festival – It is the second-largest fair in India celebrated for four days by the Koya tribe, the second-largest
tribal community of Telangana.
Bhagoria festival – This is a major tribal festival celebrated in Madhya Pradesh(Bhil Tribe).
Mim Kut Festival – This festival is celebrated by the Kuki tribe of Mizoram.
Sarhul festival – This is the biggest nature festival celebrated by the tribal society which is celebrated in Jharkhand.

Parcham classes monthly current afffairs state news Jan 2023

Parshuram Kund Festival/परशुराम कुंड महो?सव:

  • to be celebrated from 12 to 16 January 2023.
  • in the Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh
  • It is also known as the Kumbh of the Northeast.
  • It is dedicated to a mythological figure sage Parshuram.
  • The project “Development of Parasuram Kund is sanctioned under the Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive (PRASHAD) Scheme of the Ministry of Tourism.

Que:India’s first 3x platform wind turbine generators (WTG) have been installed in
which state?
+Gनः भारत का पहला 3x &लेटफॉम$ -वंड टबा$इन जेनरेटर (डcKयूट]जी) Pकस राQय मR !था-पत
Pकया गया है?
Ans: Karnataka

  • ReNew Power has installed India’s first 3x platform wind turbine generators (WTGs) in Gadag, Karnataka.
  • The new wind turbine generators will be a part of the country’s first ‘Round the Clock’ renewable energy project, combining wind, solar, and a battery energy storage system (BESS).
  • This project will produce energy to power over 1 million households in India annually.
  • Sumant Sinha, Chairman & CEO, ReNew Power.

International Trade Fair on Millets and Organic Products held in Bengaluru/बाजरा और जै8वक उBपादD पर अंतरा6EFGय Hयापार मेला ब3गलुJ म3 आयोिजत <कया गया

The 4th International Trade Fair of Millets and Organics Products began on 20 January 2023 at Tripuravasini, Bengaluru.
This three-day fair is organised by the Department of Agriculture and the Government of Karnataka. Consumption of millets is a solution to malnutrition, which will also benefit farmers for better livelihood and increased income.

Parcham classes monthly current afffairs state news Jan 2023

Silent Valley National Park

  • The Silent Valley National Park is located in Kerala’s Nilgiri
  • It was first explored by botanist Robert Wight in 1847.
  • The Bhavani River, a tributary of the Kaveri River, and the Kunthipuzha River, a tributary of the Bharathappuzha River, both have their origins in the area around Silent Valley.

One Liner NEWS

  • Election Commission launches ‘Mission-929’ to take voter turnout in Tripura to over 90/naपुरा मQ मतदान BWतशत 90 से अoधक करने के Lलए चुनाव आयोग ने ‘Lमशन-929’ लॉrच @कया
  • Hyderabad to become India’s first city with 100% sewerage facilities by May 2023/हैदराबाद मई 2023 तक 100% सीवरेज सु2वधाओं वाला भारत का पहला शहर बन जाएगा
  • Jammu and Kashmir becomes the first Indian Union Territory to completely shift to e-governance mode.

Parcham classes monthly current afffairs state news Jan 2023

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