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Rajasthan - Current Affairs for December 2019

Pankaj Vishwakarma, Updated On:07-Dec-2019


Rajasthan- Current Affairs for December 2019 



1. Jamnalal Bajaj Award 2019 to Bhawani Shanker Kusum & Mohd. Imran Khan Mewati from Rajasthan:



  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award 2019 is awarded by Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation to honour the Gandhian warriors.
  • Jamnalal Bajaj (1889-1942) renounced his title of ‘Honorary Magistrate’ & ‘Rai Bahadur’ to serve during freedom movement.
  • Gandhiji called him as his fifth son.
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award 2019 is awarded to Bhawani Shanker Kusum & Mohd. Imran Khan Mewati both from Rajasthan, Ms. Shaheen Mistri (Maharashtra) & Ms. Sonia Deotto (Mexico).  


Source : The Indian Express, Lucknow edition, 2nd Dec’2019



2. Mahatma Gandhi Adarsh Gram :



  • Rajasthan Govt. has issued a 17 point programme to develop Mahatma Gandhi Adarsh Gram (MGAG).
  • These MGAG will be free from tobacco, good nutrition, health of pregnant, boys and girls which  influence Gandhian thought.
  • This is done to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Every district will be having a model village to be developed as Mahatma Gandhi Adarsh Gram.
  • Conservation of natural resources like well, bavdi, pond, river, pasture land, forest, mountain will be done.


Source : The Hindustan Times, Rajasthan edition, 2nd Dec’2019


3. SCADA for monitoring water level in Indira Gandhi Canal :


  • The Water Resources Department of Rajasthan Government has launched a web portal which will monitor real time water level data in the entire stretch of 2200km Indira Gandhi Canal.
  • Water level monitoring will be done through SCADA i.e. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition which is a computer based system collecting & analyzing real time data.
  • This is done in the wake of irregularities in water supply & to curb water theft.


Source : The Hindustan Times, Rajasthan edition, 5th Dec’2019


4. Inauguration of new building of High Court at Jodhpur : 

  • New state-of-the-art building of the Rajasthan high court will be inaugurated by the President, Ram Nath Kovind on 7th Dec’2019.  
  • This new building is the largest in area & built up area as compared to other high courts buildings in the country located at Jhalamand village in Jodhpur.
  • This building has been constructed with the Jodhpur sandstone or chhitar.

Source : The Hindustan Times, Rajasthan edition, 7th Dec’2019







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