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Rs. 45,585 crore budget presented by Uttarakhand government for 2018-19

Rs. 45,585 crore budget presented by Uttarakhand government for 2018-19

Uttarakhand government on Thursday presented a Rs. 45,585 crore budget for the financial year 2018-19. This was the second budget for the BJP government who...
Raksha Mantri to visit Uttarakhand to attend Shaurya Diwas on March 25

Raksha Mantri to visit Uttarakhand to attend Shaurya Diwas on March 25

Union Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman will be visiting Uttarakhand on March 25. She will be attending a award ceremony to distributed cash award to...
Uttarakhand govt to table more than 13 bills in assembly session at Garsain

Uttarakhand govt to table more than 13 bills in assembly session at Garsain

Uttarakhand government is expected to table more than 13 bills in the budget session at Gairsain assembly which commences from March 20. It will also...
Kumaon’s first Hill Patrol Unit (HPU) deployed in Almora

Kumaon’s first Hill Patrol Unit (HPU) deployed in Almora

With an aim to bring swift police service to any criminal incidents in the Uttarakhand hills, first Hill Patrol Unit (HPU) of Kumaon region was...
Char Dham Project: Rs. 1384 crore tunnel from Dharasu to Yamunotri approved

Char Dham Project: Rs. 1384 crore tunnel from Dharasu to Yamunotri approved

The Government of India today approved a tunnel that is a part of the ongoing Char Dham road project in Uttarakhand which aims to connect...
GOOD NEWS: Six new Passport Sewa Kendra to open in Uttarakhand

GOOD NEWS: Six new Passport Sewa Kendra to open in Uttarakhand

No more one has to travel all the way to the capital Dehradun for applying for a new passport or even renewing one. The regional...
Uttarakhand High Court orders govt. to abolish revenue police system within 6 months

Uttarakhand High Court orders govt. to abolish revenue police system within 6 months

The Uttarakhand high court, in a landmark judgement, has ordered Uttarakhand government to abolish revenue police system within 6 months. In the meantime, the court...
Champawat DM directs officials to ride cycle to work, every Saturday is no-car day

Champawat DM directs officials to ride cycle to work, every Saturday is no-car day

The government officials at Champawat district of Uttarakhand will be riding bicycles to work, the district magistrate have issued order. The new orders by district...
Clean Ganga Project: Germany to offer Rs. 900 crore to Uttarakhand

Clean Ganga Project: Germany to offer Rs. 900 crore to Uttarakhand

In order to assist Uttarakhand in its ambitious task of cleaning the River Ganges, German government has decided in pitch in with a financial assistance...
UDAN Scheme: Govt. to start cheaper helicopter services to start in Uttarakhand

UDAN Scheme: Govt. to start cheaper helicopter services to start in Uttarakhand

In order to provide benefits of the UDAN scheme to the hill states where there aren't adequate flights and airports, the government has decided to...
Encouraging Science: 10 Uttarakhand schools selected for Atal Tinkering Lab scheme

Encouraging Science: 10 Uttarakhand schools selected for Atal Tinkering Lab scheme

In order to inculcate a sense of curiosity and wonder, the NITI Aayog has selected 10 schools from Uttarakhand, where laboratories pertaining to practical aspects...
After 9 years, 2-km long Chaka-Budoli road in Rudraprayag district is still incomplete

After 9 years, 2-km long Chaka-Budoli road in Rudraprayag district is still incomplete

In another instance of negligence by the administration and governments in Uttarakhand, a 2-km road from Chaka to Budoli in Rudraprayag still awaits completion - even after 9 years....
Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali comes to govt’s aid, to purchase farm produce worth 1,000 crore

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali comes to govt’s aid, to purchase farm produce worth 1,000 crore

Yoga guru Swami Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved Ltd. will work in conjunction with Uttarakhand government to to promote organic farming, tourism and producing medicinal herbal plants in...
Himalayan Meet 2017: Govt to invite all Himalayan state CMs, PM Modi to be chief guest

Himalayan Meet 2017: Govt to invite all Himalayan state CMs, PM Modi to be chief guest

Uttarakhand government is preparing to make the upcoming Himalayan Meet 2017 a memorable for all the Himalayan states. On Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat's initiative, the...
Farmers in Uttarakhand to get loan @ 2% interest rate from September

Farmers in Uttarakhand to get loan @ 2% interest rate from September

In a BJP party workers conference held in Khatima, CM Trivendra Rawat announced that the government will start a scheme from September that will provide...
Fisheries projects started in Almora and Uttarkashi districts for underprivileged women

Fisheries projects started in Almora and Uttarkashi districts for underprivileged women

In order to encourage fisheries as a means of income in the hilly regions of Uttarakhand, the state government have started pilot fisheries project in...
Uttarakhand Govt to retire unproductive and incompetent officials above 50 years of age

Uttarakhand Govt to retire unproductive and incompetent officials above 50 years of age

Uttarakhand government, under the aegis of CM Trivendra Rawat, has ordered to retire inefficient and lazy officials who are more than 50 years old. Following the...
Govt. to hike grants to freedom fighters, DM to hear public grievances first Tuesday of each month

Govt. to hike grants to freedom fighters, DM to hear public grievances first Tuesday of each month

The Uttarakhand government have unanimously decided to hike the grants to freedom fighters for their granddaughters' marriage from Rs 4,000 to Rs 50,000. The decision came...
100 Days of BJP Government: CM to set up commission to stop migration from the hills

100 Days of BJP Government: CM to set up commission to stop migration from the hills

With the completion of BJP government's 100 days of governance in Uttarakhand, CM Trivendra Rawat announced the set up of commission to prevent migration from...
U’khand HC declares Monthly Payments, Reservations in Govt. Jobs for Acid Attack Victims

U’khand HC declares Monthly Payments, Reservations in Govt. Jobs for Acid Attack Victims

Uttarakhand High Court brought a ray of hope in the life of the acid attack victims. The court issued several directions for the rehabilitation of...