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WILL DOUBLE FARMERS’ INCOME BY 2022, SAYS CM

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat distributed Rs  28.80 crore loan for 12,391 farmers in Udham Singh Nagar district under the Deendayal Upadhyay Sahakarita Kisan Kalyan Yojana here on Sunday. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Rawat reiterated that the State Government is committed to succeed in achieving the target set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of doubling the income...

NAINITAL IN CELEBRATORY ATMOSPHERE

Thousands of tourists arrived in the lake city Nainital on New Year’s eve to celebrate the advent of the new year. While some tourists were already in Nainital, many more started arriving here since Sunday morning for celebrating the occasion. By evening, the lake city was teeming with visitors with all the major parking spaces being fully occupied by...

NEED TO CHANNELISE LICHEN SECTOR IN STATE

The Centre of Excellence (CoE) on Forest-based Livelihood in Uttarakhand, established under the ambit of Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology (UCOST), which is a pilot project funded by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has stated that there is a need to allow regular planned harvesting and properly channelising the lichen sector through tendering and...

Chief Minister CONGRATULATES PEOPLE ON NEW YEAR EVE

The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has congratulated the people of the State on the eve of New Year. In his message, he said that the State Government has taken many policy decisions to ensure that Uttarakhand is counted among the leading States of the country and the objective is for effective implementation of schemes on the ground. Terming...

UMSSB COMPLETES INTERVIEWS PROCESS FOR MEDICAL OFFICERS

The Uttarakhand Medical Services Selection Board (UMSSB) has completed the process of interviews for selection on 712 posts of Medical Officers in the State Health Services. In a period which spanned more than one month, the Board conducted interviews of 1150 candidates. The member of the board, Dr D S Rawat said that final result would be declared after...

Spike in crime against women in state, commission alarmed

While Uttarakhand is boasting of being the second best state of India in terms of crimes as per the national crime records bureau (NCRB) the crimes against women have seen a spike in the state this year as compared to 2016. As per statistics, 2223 cases of crime against women have been reported this year from January 1 to...

CM meets NTPC chairman, stresses on timely completion of projects

Enhancement in power production in Uttarakhand would be beneficial for the state and the country as well, as it will help increase the employment opportunities, opined the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat while interacting with the chairman of National Thermal Power Corporation Gurdeep Singh when the latter visited the CM residence on Saturday.  CM assured Singh that the state government would...

AERB GRANTS PERMISSION TO DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT OF GDMC HOSPITAL

After much deliberation, the department of radiology of Government Doon Medical College Hospital has received permission to operate CT scan machine, digital X- ray, normal X-ray machine and Bone Marrow Densitometer (BMD) from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB). The regulator of radiation safety norms has granted licenses to these machines of the hospital and the Government hospital Mussoorie...

CONG DEMANDS SPORTS MIN’S RESIGNATION

Demanding the State Sports Minister Arvind Pandey be sacked from the Cabinet for refusing to substantiate his harassment charges involving the sportswomen of the State, a delegation of the opposition Congress leaders met the Governor Krishan Kant Paul at Raj Bhawan on Saturday. They also apprised the Governor of the people’s anger over the State Government’s move to expand...

State Government, CONG THREATENS PROTEST ON ISBT ISSUE

Accusing the State Government of trying to stall the construction of interstate bus terminal (ISBT) planned by the previous State Government in Haldwani, the leader of opposition and local MLA Indira Hridayesh has warned that she will sit on a hunger strike with thousands of supporters if the State Government doesn’t clarify the status of this project within 30...