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Jharkhand Government launches Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana

Sep 19, 2017
Jharkhand Government has launched the ‘Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana’ to develop villages of freedom fighters. The initiative was inaugurated by Amit Shah along with Jharkhand Chief Minister at Ulihatu Village, the birth place of freedom fighter and Jharkhand's tribal icon, Birsa Munda. Under the scheme, villages of many tribal freedom fighters will be developed and their habitants will be provided with basic amenities.

Jharkhand Assembly passes Religious Freedom Bill

Aug 14, 2017
The Jharkhand assembly has passed the Religious Freedom Bill 2017, also known as the anti-conversion Bill, in an attempt to stop forced conversions in the state. The ruling government rejected the demand of opposition for more scrutiny.

Jharkhand Cabinet approves Religious Freedom Bill 2017

Aug 2, 2017
With the approval of Religious Freedom Bill 2017, Jharkhand is planning to place itself in the league of states where a stringent anti-conversion law is in place.

Venkaiah Naidu announces separate 24x7 DD Channel for Jharkhand

May 17, 2017
Naidu urged State Government to make use of the platform of Community Radio to ensure last mile reach. The Community radio was an empowering tool which caters to the information needs of the people in local language/dialect.

Union government to revive 40-year-old North Koel Irrigation project

Apr 8, 2017
The Union government has decided to restore a 40-year-old project to do away with water woes in Bihar and Jharkhand.

PM Modi lays foundation stone of multi-modal terminal on River Ganga in Jharkhand

Apr 6, 2017
PM Modi inaugurated Govindpur-Jamtara-Dumka-Sahebganj Highway and dedicated to the nation Solar Power Facility at the Sahebganj district court premises.

AAI, DRDO and Jharkhand Government signed a Tripartite MoU for Development of Deoghar Airport in Jharkhand

Mar 29, 2017
For redevelopment of the Deoghar airport, the Jharkhand government has acquired 600.34 acres of land which will be handed over to AAI apart from the existing 53.41 acres Deoghar Airport land.

CM Raghubar Das: Polythene bags will soon be banned in Jharkhand

Feb 27, 2017
The Jharkhand Chief Minister, Raghubar Das has announced that the state government is soon going to ban the use of polythene bags.

Momentum Jharkhand Global Investors’ Summit 2017 concluded

Feb 20, 2017
During the summit, the Department of Industries of Jharkhand showcased the State’s development potential.

Jharkhand annual state Budget 2017-18 presented

Jan 23, 2017
The state government will establish five universities during the financial year 2017-18 in the state.

Jharkhand becomes first state to implement Direct Benefit Transfer in Kerosene

Oct 4, 2016
Under the DBT Scheme, PDS kerosene is being sold at non-subsidised price and the subsidy is being transferred to consumers directly into their bank accounts.

Jharkhand government to form separate cell for Primitive Tribes Group

Jul 31, 2016
Particularly vulnerable tribal group (PVTG) (earlier known as Primitive tribal group) is a government of India classification created with the purpose of enabling improvement in the conditions of certain communities with particularly low development indices.

Jharkhand Government launched Bhimrao Ambedkar Awas Yojana for widows

Apr 16, 2016
Its objective of the scheme is to create equality and harmony in society, ensuring all round development.

Jharkhand Government announced to reserve 2 percent employment for meritorious sportspersons

Apr 11, 2016
The announcement was made at the inaugural function of the National Archery Championship (Indian round) at Arjuna stadium.

Jharkhand State Budget 2016-17 presented

Feb 20, 2016
MLA's local area development funds increased from present three crores to four crores rupees a year and procedure for withdrawal of this fund has been simplified.

Jharkhand and Adani Group inked MoU to set up thermal power plant

Feb 18, 2016
The Adani Group has entered into an agreement with Bangladesh Power Corporation to provide it energy and the proposed plants in Jharkhand will help the company to supply power to Bangladesh.

1st Mega Food Park of Jharkhand inaugurated at Getalsud

Feb 16, 2016
The Jharkhand Mega Food Park is a public private partnership project under the aegis of the Mega Food Park Scheme of the Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries.

India’s largest flag with tallest flagpole hoisted at Ranchi

Jan 25, 2016
The flag is 66 feet in height, 99 feet in width and hoisted on a 293 feet-tall pole.

Jharkhand to set up fast track courts for trial of witchcraft-related attacks

Jan 14, 2016
The courts will be formed in Ranchi, Chaibasa, Khunti, Palamau and Simdega districts.

Jharkhand to add drinking water crisis in local disasters list

Jan 14, 2016
The decision will cover those districts where the rainfalls have been less than 75 percent of the normal or where the groundwater level has gone below by four meters or more.

Jharkhand Government, JBVNL signed MoU under UDAY Scheme

Jan 6, 2016
With this, Jharkhand becomes first state to sign MoU with Centre for power scheme UDAY.

Jharkhand Government inaugurated land bank web portal jharbhoom.nic.in

Jan 5, 2016
With this, one would be able to get information about the land which is available at the district and the circle area level with a click of a mouse.

Union Government announced setting up of CCL Sports University in Jharkhand

Jan 4, 2016
Central Coalfield Limited is a subsidiary of Coal India Limited (CIL), an undertaking of the Union Ministry of Coal.

Jharkhand government declared entire state as drought hit

Dec 2, 2015
The state Cabinet also decided to send the report to the Union Government and request it to send a team to Jharkhand for assessment of drought in the state.

Jharkhand Government introduced Mobile Governance

Nov 16, 2015
To facilitate quick clearance for industries, the state government introduced Advantage Jharkhand Portal, the country's first single window portal.

Jharkhand signed GCA with GAIL for construction of Urja Ganga Jagdishpur-Haldia Pipeline

Oct 16, 2015
The pipeline will pass through six districts, Bokaro, Giridih, Hazaribagh, Dhanbad, East Singbhum and Ranchi.

Jharkhand Government approved the formation of Anti-Terrorism Squad in State

Sep 9, 2015
The ATS will be headed by an official of the rank of Superintendent of Police and will have six DSP and 11 Inspectors in it.

Jharkhand empowered ACB to arrest Ministers & civil servants in bribery cases without permission

Aug 5, 2015
The government also decided to provide tab to all girl students of 8th standards of state-run Kasturba Gandhi schools.

Jharkhand Government banned sale of thermocol plates

Jun 20, 2015
Sale of Thermocol Plates was banned with an aim to promote leaf plates and generate employment for the poor and tribal people of the state, who is engaged in making leaf plates.

Jharkhand Cabinet approved Jharkhand Special Courts Ordinance, 2015

Jun 4, 2015
The Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Raghubar Das gave the nod for the Ordinance to make Jharkhand rid of corruption by setting up adequate special courts.

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