Tag: Government

Government school teachers protest against transfer act, demand amendment

A large number of the teachers of the government-run schools of the district gathered at the Town Hall on Friday to press their demand for bringing an amendment in the Transfer Act meant for the government employees. The teachers allege that they are not being given chance to come back to the places they are from under the provisions...

Manmohan Singh was world’s best PM, says Vaghela

Former Gujarat Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Sunday said Manmohan Singh was the “world’s best Prime Minister” who worked hard for the country without seeking publicity. In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vaghela accused him of “wasting” public money on the Statue of Unity and for “self-advertisement”, and sought Rs 10,000 crore aid for the welfare...

Officials must reach public, not the other way round

To ensure that the benefit of government welfare schemes reaches the intended beneficiares, the Government officials will have to reach the general public and not the other way round. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said this at an open public meet in Doiwala on Sunday. The chief minister instructed the officials to go to the remote areas and set...

Government backtracks, suspends training of teachers during winter vacation

Edu minister asks dept to hear out grievances of teachers The defiance shown by the government teachers on the issue of holding training during the winter vacation has forced the government to come off the high horse and suspended the ten-day training proposed by the education department. Understanding the problem of the teachers who had met him a day...

Government signs agreements to enhance medical treatment

AIIMS Rishikesh & The Hans Foundation to provide free treatment at select Govt centers The state government is committed to providing better health facilities to the common people in the state. In this regard, in the presence of chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat an agreement with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh for five years was signed...

Literature can help people become better citizens: Deepak Kumar

It is not very often that one comes across a Government official who is a lover of art and culture, a man of letters passionate about writing and also making people aware of the advantages of education and a knowledge of literature. However, when one does come across such a person, one’s curiosity is aroused due to this rare...

Candid Notes

Gajendra Singh Negi   Vanishing Act It seems that a medico turned businessman appointed to the coveted position of advisor, health services by TSR government has simply vanished into thin air. Shortly after assuming charge bestowed upon him, the man appeared on a mission and those associated with the health department were confident that he has the required vision...

Rs 1,200 cr loan pact signed with German Dev Bank

Fund to be used to build 100 percent sewer network in Rishikesh, Haridwar To develop 100 percent sewer line network in important pilgrimage towns-Rishikesh and Haridwar- along the Ganga river in Uttarakhand, the State Government, through the Union Government, signed a loan agreement worth 150 million Euros (about Rs 1,200 crore) with the German Development Bank (KfW) on Thursday....

Strike, protests derail health services in U’khand

Govt and private doctors, NHM workers, 108 ambulance workers all on the warpath The protests, work boycott and strike calls by different organizations have left the health services of the State on the dock. The doctors, both Government and private, the National Health Mission ( NHM) workers and the field workers of 108 emergency ambulance services all are on...

Won’t let Modi sleep till farm loan waived: Rahul Gandhi

Buoyed by the just concluded electoral success, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday vowed to fight for the interest of farmers and said he and other Opposition leaders will not let Prime Minister Narendra Modi sleep until all farm loans are waived, prompting the ruling BJP to describe the Congress president’s remarks as lowest in the country’s public discourse....