April : 2018 Current Affairs (State in News) Sourabi Jain
Region North J&K, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhandh, Himachal Pradesh East Bihar, odisha, Jharkhand, West Bangal "West Rajasthan, Gujrat, Goa. CentralMadhya Pradesh, Chattishgarh, Maharashtra. SouthKamataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Tamilnadu . North-EastSikkim, Meghalaya, Assam, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura
East O West Bengal govt. has introduced a new scheme 'Rupashree' to provide marriage assistance to giris coming from economically weaker families. Patna topped in 4G connectivity among 20 of India's largest cities. The much-awaited bridge 'lb Setu' built over the lb river in Sambalpur district was thrown open to the public by CM Naveen Patnaik. West- Gujarat Government approved setting up a 5000 MW capacity solar park at the Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR), which would be the largest such entity in the world after its completion. National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) has extended total credit support of Rs 14,690 crore to Rajasthan for 2017-18.
North O The Uttar Pradesh Govt. has ordered all govt hospitals and orphanages to establish SHISHU SWAGAT KENDRA 'PALNA' and put up cradles in front of their buildings so that parents can give up unwanted babies safely. O Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has launched 'Ganga Hariteema Yogna' in a function organized at Allahabad. Gobar-Dhan Yojana (also known as Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resource Fund scheme) aims to improve lives of the villagers, Scheme launched from Karnal, Haryana Uttarakhand State will get Rs 1,700 crore amount of aid by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for infrastructure development. Union Home Ministry has decided to relax the sixdecade-old Protected Area Permit regime for five years to promote tourism in the Nagaland, Mizoram, and Manipur states. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was held in the holy city of Varanasi from 21st January to 23rd January 2019., theme of the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is - 'Role of Indian Diaspora in Building a New India' O O O
South O The Election Commission has decided to set up 450 Sakhi Pink booths during the u Kerala has become the first Indian state to adopt a SOP for brain death O The Madras High Court became the 1st court in South India & eighth in the O The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced to set up a Assembly elections in Karnataka to empower and encourage women voters. certification in government and private hospitals. country to introduce ecourt fee payment facility skill development centre at 'Bharosa,' an integrated support centre for distressed women & children in Hyderabad. O Telangana government introduced Rythu Bandhu, a scheme to provide Rs. 4,000 per acre each to landowning farmers for Rabi & Kharif seasons, & issued special passbooks for them.
Central The Maharashtra Govut has ampounced that car paients would be provided free chemotherapy treatment at district hospitals. Madhya Pradesh is hosting the 8th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and Pacific. O Chhattisgarh govt. will start distributing smartphones to over 55 lakh people for free from May this year, under the Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY). Maharashtra government announced the launch of Startup Week 2018' in June this year, with a view to encourage and enable the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh has announced raising the retirement age of state govt employees to 62 years from current 60 years. O Maharashtra became the first state to provide digitally-signed land record receipts. (also known as 7/12 receipts)
North-East O With aim to promote the local food and culture of the fringe villagers a two- days Assam's Spring Festival held at the Manas National Park. Manipur is observing Khongjom Day to pay tributes to the great warriors of Anglo-Manipur battle of 1891 at Khongjom in Thoubal district Through Atal Amrit Abhiyan, the Assam government that offers free medical care of up to 2 lakh rupees for every individual from Below Poverty Line (BPL) and Above Poverty Line (APL) families. O Union Home ministry has withdrawn the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) totally from Meghalaya state.