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USCSK directs social welfare department to spend funds on welfare of sanitation workers
USCSK directs social welfare department to spend funds on welfare of sanitation workers

Expressing disappointment at the district social welfare department sending back the funds issued by the Central Government rather than using them for the development works related to sanitation workers in Dehradun district, the Uttarakhand State Commission for Safai Karmcharis (USCSK) instructed the department to ensure the utilisation of funds for

12,000 villages to get internet connectivity under Bharat Net 2.0
12,000 villages to get internet connectivity under Bharat Net 2.0

With the Government of India according its approval in principle to Bharat Net 2.0 in Uttarakhand, 12,000 villages in the state will receive internet connections under this project. The approval was granted when chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat met the Union Information Technology minister Ravishankar Prasad in New Delhi on

Details of properties to be available online by 2023
Details of properties to be available online by 2023

After the survey of four urban local bodies (ULBs) through the Geographic Information System (GIS) for mapping buildings using drones under the Urban Development Directorate (UDD), the details of all the properties will be available online by the year 2023. Currently, the property tax is submitted in the municipal corporations

Death toll at 68 while 136 people still missing
Death toll at 68 while 136 people still missing

Even as search and relief operations are continuing in the disaster affected area of Chamoli district, the death toll from the disaster which took place on February 7 currently stands at 68 with 136 people still missing. According to the deputy inspector general (Law and Order) and Uttarakhand police chief

PM dedicates 50 MW Kasaragod Solar Power Project implemented by THDC India Limited to nation
PM dedicates 50 MW Kasaragod Solar Power Project implemented by THDC India Limited to nation

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi dedicated 50 MW Kasaragod Solar Power Project to the Nation through Video Conference on 19th February, 2021 the first Solar Power Project implemented by THDC India Limited (THDCIL), a mini Ratna Power PSU of Govt. of India. With the development of this first 50 MW Solar

Lack of veterinary ambulance continues to hamper animal welfare
Lack of veterinary ambulance continues to hamper animal welfare

More than twenty years have passed since Uttarakhand was founded, however till date the State government has not started any animal ambulance service to attend to the lakhs of stray dogs and other small animals surviving on its streets. Not just remote areas but even the State capital, Dehradun does

City buses to pay Rs 2,100 at new toll plaza every month
City buses to pay Rs 2,100 at new toll plaza every month

The Dehradun Mahanagar City Bus Seva Mahasangh reached an agreement with the officials of the new toll plaza near Lachhiwala under the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for paying Rs 2,100 every month per bus. As informed by the president of the city bus union, Vijay Vardhan Dandriyal, the

New technologies to be used for crowd control & security in Kumbh
New technologies to be used for crowd control & security in Kumbh

Uttarakhand director general of police Ashok Kumar chaired an inter-state coordination meeting regarding the Kumbh Mela 2021 to be held in Haridwar. The meeting was attended by officials from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Jammu-Kashmir, NIA, RPF and intelligence bureau. Addressing the officials, the DGP said that coordination

SGHS concerns: Employee associations hold meeting with SHA
SGHS concerns: Employee associations hold meeting with SHA

On the problems faced by the employees in the newly launched State Government Health Scheme (SGHS), the comprehensive health insurance scheme, the representative of several employee associations held discussions with the top officials of State Health Authority (SHA) on Saturday. In the meeting, the employee association told the officials that

Health Budget 202122: A Step in the Right Direction
Health Budget 202122: A Step in the Right Direction

Healthcare has taken centre stage due to an unfortunate pandemic that has devastated lives and livelihoods across the globe. Although India has performed relatively better on Covid-19 management, even compared to countries with highly developed health systems, the impact of the outbreak on the society and economy is undeniable. Against

Free Canine First-Aid Workshop Held in Doon
Free Canine First-Aid Workshop Held in Doon

In the interest of distressed animals, particularly stray dogs, local veterinarian Dr Mithila J Singhal held a free canine first-aid workshop at her clinic on Saturday. The two-hour long workshop was attended by animal-lovers from diverse backgrounds. In addition to theoretical talk the workshop provided hands on training to the

Ladakh panchayat representatives visit KVK and Kulhal village
Ladakh panchayat representatives visit KVK and Kulhal village

The visiting group of the panchayat representatives from union Territory (UT) of Ladakh visited Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Dhakrani in Kalsi and village Panchayat Kulhal in Dehradun district on Saturday. The visiting group consisting of 40 Sarpanchs (heads of village Panchayats) are on a training and exposure visit to the