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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.

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