Uttarakhand govt launches call centre for forest-related complaints

The Uttarakhand government today launched 'Forest Friend' call centre at Ramnagar here for quick disposal of complaints pertaining to forest offences and conservation of the Himalayan state's bio-diversity.

Uttarakhand sets up committee to check human-animal conflict

The Uttarakhand government has decided to set up a high-level committee to check rising incidents of human-animal conflict in areas adjacent to forest areas and suggest a mechanism to curb it, an official said on Thursday.

Green tribunal notice over rafting camps in Uttarakhand
Green tribunal notice over rafting camps in Uttarakhand

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought an explanation from the central and Uttarakhand governments over rafting activities in Rishikesh, an official said on Monday.

Uttarakhand govt to give pension to statehood agitationists

Uttarakhand government has announced that it will give pension to statehood agitationists aged over 60 years and enact a law in the state Assembly granting 10 per cent reservation to their kin in government jobs.

U`khand govt ignored NRSA report: Environmentalist

Noted environmentalist and Magsaysay awardee Chandi Prasad Bhatt on Sunday said had the government taken the report seriously "destruction in and around Kedarnath shrine would have been much less horrific".

Gujarat govt offers Rs 2 crore to Uttarakhand

Gujarat government on Wednesday offered a financial assistance of Rs 2 crore to rain-ravaged Uttarakhand for relief and rescue operations.

Uttarakhand gets Rs 39 cr for disaster management

Uttarakhand government has released Rs 39 crore for disaster management in view of the state`s extreme vulnerability to natural calamities during monsoon.

Crisis in Vijay Bahuguna govt in Uttarakhand

Crisis in Vijay Bahuguna government in Uttarakhand deepened with five disgruntled Congress MLAs boycotting a meeting convened by him.

BJP demands resignation of Uttarakhand government

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank on Thursday charged the Vijay Bahuguna government with shielding criminals.

BJP alleges secret deal behind sugar mills’ decision

BJP alleged that the Uttarakhand government had entered into a "secret deal" with businessmen to run four sugar mills on a Private Public Partnership mode.

IAS officer appointed as VC, comes under fire from BJP

Uttarakhand government has appointed an IAS officer and former chief secretary Subhash Kumar as new vice chancellor of prestigious G B Pant Agriculture University.

Prepare monthly action plan: CS to officials

State Chief Secretary Alok Kumar Jain has directed officials of planning department to prepare monthly action plans to achieve set targets.

U`khand govt transfers five SDMs

In an administrative reshuffle, the Uttarakhand government on Wednesday transferred five sub- divisional magistrates, official said.

Bahuguna govt presents vote-on-account

Uttarakhand govt presented a vote-on-account of Rs 7018.65 crore in the state
Assembly for the first four months of the next financial year.

Uttarakhand govt approves new slum policy

In a major policy decision ahead of the Assembly polls, the Uttarakhand cabinet on Tuesday approved a new slum policy.

U`khand govt issues GO for creation of 4 new dists

The Uttarakhand government has
issued a Government Order regarding creation of four new
districts of Ranikhet, Didihaat, Kotdwar and Yamunotri,
officials said.

Nigamananda death: U’khand recommends CBI probe

The Uttarakhand government has recommended a CBI probe into the death of Swami Nigamananda, who was on fast for nearly four months demanding a halt to quarrying in Ganga.