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Uttarakhand General Knowledge

Uttarakhand General Knowledge

Uttarakhand General Knowledge

 

 Uttarakhand General Knowledge – Complete State Info 

CAPITAL : Dehardun

ESTABLISHED : November 9, 2000 from UP

CHIEF MINISTER : Trivendra Singh Rawat(As on nov 2017).

GOVERNOR : Krishan Kant Paul(As on nov 2017)

RULING PARTY : BJP

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HIGH COURT : Nainital, 2000

DISTRICTS : 13

LANGUAGES : Hindi, Garvali, Kumaoni, Sanskrit, English

POPULATION : 1, 00, 86, 292 (20th)

[Male = 51, 37, 773 & Female = 49, 48, 519]

M : F = 1000 : 963

AREA : 53, 484 sq km (19th) Density: 189 per sq km

LITERACY : 79. 63%



ASSEMBLY : 70

LOKSABHA : 5

RAJYASABHA : 3

BOUNDARY STATES :  Uttara Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Nepal, China

STATE ANIMAL : Musk Deer

STATE BIRD : Himalayan Monal

STATE TREE : Burans

STATE FLOWER : Brahma Kamal

STATE DANCE : Jagar, Chaufulla, Jhumalia, Jhoda, Langvir Nritya, Baradanati, Choliya

FESTIVALS : Kumbh Mela, Nanda Devi Mela, Gauchar Mela, Baisakhi Mela

TEMPLES : Manasa Devi Temple – Haridwar, Badhrinarayan Temple – Badhrinath, Gangothri Temple – Uttarakashi

RIVERS : Bhagirati, Gangotri, Ganga, Yamuna, Ramganga, Tons, Kali, Sarayu, Alaknanda, Dhauliganga

LAKES : Bheemtal lake, Gohna lake, Roopkund lake

POWER PLANTS : Chibro Power Plant, Khodri Power Plant, Chilla Power Plant

PROJECTS/ DAMS : Tehri Dam (Bhagirati), Lakshwar Dam (Yamuna), Koteswar Dam (Bhagirati)

NATIONAL PARKS & SANCTUARIES

Jim Carbett National Park (Tigers – Nainital)

Rajaji National Park (Tigers)

Gangotri National Park

Valley of Flowers National Park

Binsar Wild Life Sanctuary

Sonanandi Wild Life Sanctuary

Askot Musk Deer Wild Life Sanctuary

Govind Pashu Vihar Wild Life Sanctuary

Kedarnath Wild Life Sanctuary

Govind National Park

Nanda Devi National Park

INDUSTRIES : Forest based, Handicraft

MAIN CITIES

Mussori

Nainital

Roorke

Haridwar (Ganga River)

Badrinath (Ganga River)

Rudrapur

Kashipur

Rishikesh

Pithoragarh

Ramnagar

Kichha

Manglaur

Jaspur

Kotdwar

Udhamsingh Nagar

Kathgodham

AIRPORTS : Joly Grant Airport – Dehradun

MISCELLANEOUS

Valley of Flowers = Utterakhand

Yoga University = Haridwar

National Forest Research Institute = Dehradun

Army Cadet College = Dehradun

Rastriya Indian Military College = Dehradun

Indian Military Academy = Dehradun

Indian Institute of Petrolium = Dehradun

Institute for the Visually Handicaped = Dehradun

 Indian Institute of Technology ( IIT ) = Roorkie

 Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy for Administration = Mussori

Central Building Research Institute = Roorki

Structural Engineering Research Centre = Roorki

 Indhira Gandhi National Forest Academy = Dehradun

India’s first Earthquake Warning system = Dehradun

1. Uttrakhand Ratna award – 2016 = Narayan Dutt

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