Uttarakhand GK a brief Overview

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Hello Friends, Check out theUttarakhand GK a brief overview, Here we include a quick overview about Uttarakhand like its  Rivers, Dams, Festivals, GI tagged Products,  Current Chief Ministers & Governors, protected areas of  Uttarakhand and State Symbols. Later we will be covered each of this points in details.

Uttarakhand GK a brief overview

♻️ History
🔹 Previously , It was a Part of Uttar Pradesh. Gets status of state on 9 November, 2000.
🔹 State Hood Day – 9 November

🔹 Capital
📌 Dehradun (winter)
📌 Gairsain (summer)

🔹 Chief Minister – Pushkar Singh Dhami
🔹 Governor – Gurmit Singh

🔹 Official Language – Hindi
🔹 Additional official language – Sanskrit

• Area – 53,483 km 2

• Density – 189 / km^2
• Sex Ratio: 963/1000
• Literacy Rate: 78.82%
• Lok Sabha: 5 seats
• Rajya Sabha: 3 seats

• High Court: Nainital High court
• Chief Justice:  Raghvendra Singh Chauhan

🔸 Symbols of Uttarakhand
• State Animal: Alpine Musk Deer
• State Bird: Himalayan Monal
• State Tree: Burans
• State Flower: Brahma Kamal
• State Fish: Golden Mahseer

🔸 Important Nick Names
• Former name Uttaranchal
• Devabhumi (Land of the Gods )
• Rishikesh (Yoga Capital of the World, Rafting Capital of India)

🔸 Major Dams of Uttarakhand
• Tehri Dam
• Ramganga Dam
• Koteshwar Dam
• Jamrani Dam
• Dhauliganga Dam
• Bhimtal Dam

🔸 Major Tribes of Uttarakhand
•  Jaunsari tribe
• Through tribe
• Rani tribe
• Buksa tribe
• Bhatia

🔸 GI tagged products of Uttarakhand
• Uttarakhand Tejpat

🔸 Border counties: 
• China (Tibet Autonomous Region)
• Nepal

🔸 Border States:
• Uttar Pradesh
• Himachal Pradesh
• Haryana

🔸 Biosphere Reserve:  Nandadevi
🔸 Ramsar Wetland:  Asan Barrage (40th)
🔸 Tiger Reserve: Jim Corbett, Rajaji

🔸 National Parks in Uttarakhand
• Jim Corbett National Park
• Rajaji National Park
• Valley Of Flowers National Park
• Nanda Devi National Park
• Gangotri National Park
• Govind Pashu Vihar National Park

🔸 Wildlife sanctuaries 
• Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife sanctuaries
• Kedarnath Wildlife sanctuaries
• Askot Wildlife sanctuaries
•  Sonanadi Wildlife sanctuaries
• Nandhaur Wildlife sanctuaries
• Binsar Wildlife sanctuaries
• Mussoorie Wildlife sanctuaries

🔸 Key Industry of Uttarakhand
• Floriculture & Horticulture
• Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
• FMCG and Electronics
• Hydro Power and Tourism

 

Uttarakhand GK a brief Overview
Uttarakhand GK a brief Overview

🔸 Major Rivers of Uttarakhand
• Alaka Nanda
• Mandakini
• Dhauli Ganga
• Bhagirathi
• Bhilangna
• Gori Ganga
• Pindari
• Nandakini
• Ramganga

🔸 Famous Festivals of Uttarakhand
• Haridwar Kumbh Mela
• Kumauni Holi
• Vasant Panchami
• Kanwar Yatra
• Kandali Festival
• Ramman
• Harela Mela
• Kauthig
• Nauchandi Mela

🔸 Hydroelectric Power Plant 
• Tehri Dam Hydroelectric Power Plant (1000 MW)
• Koteshwar Dam Hydroelectric Power Plant (400 MW)
• Dhauliganga-I Hydroelectric Power Plant , Pithoragarh (280 MW)
• Tanakpur Hydroelectric Power Plant, Champawat (120 MW)


Also Read 

A  brief overview of Jammu & Kashmir (Jammu & Kashmir GK)

A  brief overview of Karnataka (Karnataka GK)

A  brief overview of Meghalaya (Meghalaya GK) \

A  brief overview of Jharkhand (Jharkhand GK)

A  brief overview of Mizoram (Mizoram GK) 

A  brief overview of Odisha (Odisha GK) 

A brief overview of West Bengal


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