State Current Affairs June 2021 – Here we cover the most important June 2021 State Current Affairs. We cover all the important State news from June month.
We update the State Current Affairs June article daily and the latest news appears at first. Our news sources are The Hindu, AIR, DD News, PIB, Indian Express, Business Line, and reputed and genuine sites.
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- Raja Parba- Odisha’s Famous Festival celebrated
- Assam to institute own versions of Bharat Ratna and Padma awards
- Assam CM Sarma launches Sishu Seva Achoni for COVID-19 Orphans
- Assam gets its seventh national park with Dehing Patkai
- Himachal jumps to the third spot in Anemia Mukt Bharat Index
- Ladakh Lt Governor launches YounTab scheme
- Haryana CM announces creating ‘Oxi-van’ in Karnal
- Assam govt names Raimona reserve forest sixth national park
- Kerala launches ‘Knowledge Economy Mission’
- Gujarat’s Vishwamitri river project gets National Green Tribunal nod
- Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurates Indus Best Mega Food Park in Chhattisgarh
- Madhya Pradesh Government launches ‘Ankur’ scheme
Raja Parba- Odisha’s Famous Festival celebrated
Raja Parba unique 3-days festival celebrated in Odisha, during these three days women do not work, and on the fourth day is the day of the purification bat. The belief behind this festival is that during this time the Mother Earth or Bhudevi undergoes menstruation.
This festival is synonymous with varieties of cakes (pithas). Thus, Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has also launched a special program named ‘Pitha on Wheels’.
Different kinds of pithas such as ‘Poda Pitha’, ‘Manda’, ‘Kakara’, ‘Arisha’, ‘Chakuli’ and ‘Chandrakala’ have been made available on ‘Pitha on Wheels’ (kiosks on wheels). These vehicles selling traditional cakes have been stationed in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Sambalpur.
Chief Minister of Odisha: Naveen Patnaik, Governor of Odisha: Ganeshi Lal
Assam to institute own versions of Bharat Ratna and Padma awards
The Assam government has decided to present its own versions of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma awards from next year.
The Assam cabinet has decided that the Asom Ratna would be presented to one person who has made a significant contribution to society, the Asom Bibhushan would be presented to three, the Asom Bhushan to two, and the Asom Shree to 10 persons every year.
The awards will carry Rs. 5 lakh, Rs. 3 lakh, Rs. 2 lakh, and Rs. 1 lakh respectively with the other benefits such as free treatment for critical illness, free stay at Assam Bhawans across the country, and free travel in State Transport Corporation buses.
Assam CM Sarma launches Sishu Seva Achoni for COVID-19 Orphans
Assam chief minister, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has launched the Chief Minister Sishu Seva Scheme that entails parking ₹7.81 lakh as a fixed deposit in the bank in the name of each child orphaned due to COVID-19.
The Chief Minister said that the State government would give Rs. 3500 per month per child including Central government support of Rs. 2000.
For children below 10 years, the State government will take steps to house such children in the child care institutions and provide sufficient funding towards their upkeep including educational expenditure.
Orphaned adolescent girls will be given accommodation in suitable and reputed institutions to ensure their sensitive care and proper protection. One such institution is Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya residential schools.
Governor of Assam: Jagdish Mukhi, Chief Minister of Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assam gets its seventh national park with Dehing Patkai
In the recent cabinet meeting, Assam Government has decided to declare Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary as the 7th National Park of the state.
After Madhya Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Island (both have 9 national parks), Assam has the second-highest no. of parks in India.
Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary popularly known as Dehing Patkai Rain Forest has a diversified flora and fauna. In 2004 the state government had declared this 111.19 kilometers area as Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary.
Himachal jumps to the third spot in Anemia Mukt Bharat Index
Himachal Pradesh has climbed to the third spot with a score of 57.1 in the national ranking of Anemia Mukt Bharat Index 2020-21. Lat-year Himachal Pradesh was rank was 18.
Anemia a condition in which there is a deficiency of red cells or of haemoglobin in the blood, resulting in pallor and weariness.
Madhya Pradesh and Odisha secure first and second rank with a score of 64.1 and 59.3 respectively. India is one of those countries that has amenia a serious public health concern.
Ladakh Lt Governor launches YounTab scheme
Ladakh Lt Governor RK Mathur has launched the YounTab scheme for students in the Union Territory. He distributed tablets to the students of 9 to 12 class yesterday as part of the first phase of the YounTab Scheme.
YounTab scheme formulated to encourage digital learning, bridge the digital divide between connected and unconnected and mitigate the Covid pandemic disruptions.
LG RK Mathur said that the administration is working on conducting classes during the winter season for high and higher secondary school students and on developing content in the local Ladakhi language.
India’s first International Maritime Cluster to come up at GIFT City
Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) is going to set up the country’s first international maritime services cluster at GIFT City. GIFT City is India’s first operational smart city and international financial services.
The international maritime services cluster has been conceptualized to enhance the competitiveness and self-sufficiency of India in the maritime sector and provide a one-stop solution for the entire maritime fraternity.
Chief Minister of Gujraat: Vijay Rupani, Governor of Gujrat: Acharya Devvrat
Haryana CM announces creating ‘Oxi-van’ in Karnal
On World Environment Day on June 5, 2021, Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, announced to the creation of 80 acres of ‘Oxi-van’ (a forest) in the Karnal district.
To highlighting the importance of trees and encouraging promotion, protection, planting of trees Haryana Government launched four important schemes on World Environment Day:
Pran Vayu Devta Pension Scheme: Under this scheme, a pension amount of Rs 2500 will be provided in name of Pran Vayu Devta to maintain trees above 75 years. This pension would increase each year on the line of old age Samman pension.
Panchavati Plantation in Haryana: Under this initiative, the plantation will be done in name of Panchvati across the villages in Haryana. Agroforestry will also be promoted on vacant land under the initiative.
Oxy-Van in Karnal: Oxy Forest was launched on Forest Department land in Mughal Canal, Karnal. Panchavati, trees of Bel, Amla, Ashoka, Banyan and Peepal were planted. It will be built on 80 acres area.
Oxy-Van in Panchkula: It will be established in Bir Ghaggar on the area of 100 acres in a bid to create Mother Nature’s green lungs, for residents of Panchkula, to get in fresh oxygen.
Capital of Haryana: Chandigarh, Governor of Haryana: Satyadev Narayan Arya, Chief Minister of Haryana: Manohar Lal Khattar
Assam govt names Raimona reserve forest sixth national park
Raimona situated in Kokrajhar district has become Assam’s sixth national park. The 422 km2 wildlife habitat in Kokrajhar district adjoins the western-most buffer to Manas Tiger Reserve.
The five other national parks that existed in the 422 sq. km Raimona are Kaziranga, Manas, Nameri, Orang, and Dibru-Saikhowa.
Governor of Assam: Jagdish Mukhi, Chief Minister of Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Kerala launches ‘Knowledge Economy Mission’
The government of Kerala has launched the ‘Knowledge Economy Mission’ to boost job prospects in the state by supporting knowledge workers.
It was being spearheaded by Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC). The Scheme is launched on July 4 and K-DISC will submit a comprehensive project report before July 15.
The project will be launched for the upbringing of knowledge workers and to provide jobs to educated people.
For the proper implementation and funding purposes, a ‘knowledge economy fund’ of Rs. 300 crores will be created.
Chief Minister of Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan, Governor of Kerala: Arif Mohammad Khan
Gujarat’s Vishwamitri river project gets National Green Tribunal nod
The Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC), Gujarat, and other authorities to implement the Vishwamitri River Action Plan, including preparation for demarcation, plantation and maintaining the integrity of the river.
The crocodiles, turtles & highly protected species have been breeding in the stretches of the river.
Chairman of NGT: Adarsh Kumar Goel, NGT Headquarters: New Delhi, Chief Minister of Gujarat: Vijay Rupani, Governor of Gujarat: Acharya Devvrat
Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurates Indus Best Mega Food Park in Chhattisgarh
Narendra Singh Tomar (Union Minister for Food Processing Industries) virtually inaugurated the Indus Best MegaFood Park along with Bhupesh Baghel (Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh), and in presence of Rameswar Teli, Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries.
The Mega Food Park will ensure value addition, the longer shelf life for farm produce, better price realization for farmers, excellent storage facility and will provide an alternate market for farmers in the region.
The Park will also provide direct and indirect employment to about 5,000 persons and benefit about 25,000 farmers in the CPC and PPC catchment areas.
Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel, Governor of Chhattisgarh: Anusuiya Uikey
Madhya Pradesh Government launches ‘Ankur’ scheme
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched the ‘Ankur Scheme‘ under this scheme citizens will get Ptanvayu Award for planting trees during monsoon.
All the participants will have to upload a picture while planting the sapling and then upload another photograph after taking care of the sapling for 30 days.
Interested citizens can participate in the tree plantation drive by registering themselves on the Vayudoot app, which has been launched by the state for managing the activities of the “Ankur” program.
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Governor of Madhya Pradesh: Anandiben Patel