Indian States Current Affairs 2018

  1. This state will inaugurate the world's largest bird sculpture, Jatayu Earth's Centre.
    A. Andhra Pradesh
    B. Kerala
    C. Rajasthan
    D. Tamil Nadu
  2. B. Kerala
    Kerala tourism will soon inaugurate the world's largest bird sculpture, Jatayu Earth's Centre, in Thiruvananthapuram. The replica of bird 'Jatayu', a character in the Ramayana is 65 feet tall & is positioned right at the top of a rock situated 1,000 feet above sea level.
  3. This state Government announced that 10% of all police force will be reserved for women.
    A. Andhra Pradesh
    B. Kerala
    C. Tamil Nadu
    D. Tripura
  4. D. Tripura
    Tripura state Government announced that 10% of all police force will be reserved for women. This decision was taken with close observation to Supreme Court's decision with the Nirbhaya gang rape case of 2012 and will be subjected to increase in future if necessary.
  5. WWF-India and this state government organized the first census on Indus dolphins recently.
    A. Haryana
    B. Odisha
    C. Punjab
    D. Rajasthan
  6. C. Punjab
    Indus dolphin is one of the world's rarest mammals found only in India and Pakistan. The first organized census on Indus dolphins are conducting by the Punjab government along with WWF-India. The Indus dolphins are restricted to only a 185 km stretch between Talwara and Harike Barrage in India's Beas River in Punjab. The population of the Indus dolphin, numbers are estimated to be around 1,800 across Pakistan in the Indus river. In India, a tiny population survives in this small stretch of the Beas river.
  7. Which state plans to launch the 'Chatra Parivahan Suraksha Yojana' to ensure safety of girl students?
    A. Bihar
    B. Haryana
    C. Manipur
    D. Uttar Pradesh
  8. B. Haryana
    The Haryana Government will launch the 'Chatra Parivahan Suraksha Yojana' to ensure safety of girl students. For facilitating women, the state government has opened women police stations in districts.
  9. NABARD Sanctions Solar street lighting system in which state?
    A. Arunachal Pradesh
    B. Manipur
    C. Telangana
    D. Uttarakhand
  10. A. Arunachal Pradesh
    Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu launches LED Solar Street Lighting System in 4 Districts. CM of AP launches the Scheme by dint of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), which Sanctioned the Scheme Under its Rural Infrastructure Development Fund.
  11. This state government will launch free treatment scheme for the road accident victims.
    A. Gujarat
    B. Kerala
    C. Punjab
    D. Telangana
  12. A. Gujarat
    The Gujarat government had launched free treatment scheme for the road accident victims on May 18. Under this scheme, the state government will bear medical expenses of up to Rs 50,000 for each victim of road accident in the state for the first 48 hours.
  13. As per the Union Finance Ministry, an E-way bill system for intra-state movement of goods valued over Rs 50000 would be rolled out for which two states?
    A. Assam & Rajasthan
    B. Bihar & Assam
    C. Gujarat & Uttar Pradesh
    D. Rajasthan & Bihar
  14. A. Assam & Rajasthan
    Union Finance Ministry has announced that E-way bill system for intra-state movement of goods valued over Rs 50,000 would be rolled out in Assam from May 16, 2018 and in Rajasthan from May 20, 2018. The same for intra or within the state movement has been rolled out in phased manner and so far 18 states, including Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar have made e-way bill mandatory for intra-state movement of goods.
  15. This state Electricity Board signed a MoU with the National Thermal Power Corporation for increasing solar power generation in the state.
    A. Kerala
    B. Pondicherry
    C. Tamil Nadu
    D. Telangana
  16. A. Kerala
    The Kerala State Electricity Board has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Thermal Power Corporation for increasing solar power generation in the state. The MoU also includes an agreement to set up a 15 MW solar power unit at the NTPC complex in Kayamkulam.
  17. Stanford University will partner with this state to combat chronic diseases.
    A. Chhattisgarh
    B. Jharkhand
    C. Rajasthan
    D. Uttar Pradesh
  18. D. Uttar Pradesh
    Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh informed that the United States Stanford University will partner with Uttar Pradesh to fight disease like Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). Sidharth Nath Singh headed the delegation of top state officials to the United States.
  19. Which state government launched Rythu Bandhu Scheme an investment support scheme to support the livelihood of farmers?
    A. Karnataka
    B. Kerala
    C. Tamil Nadu
    D. Telangana
  20. D. Telangana
    Telangana Government launched Rythu Bandhu Scheme an investment support scheme to support the livelihood of farmers. It is first of kind investment support scheme for farmers to be launched by any state in India. Under this scheme, farmers will directly get financial training support twice every year.