Tag: State government

Demarcation of govt land in newly added MCD wards hitting hurdles

The newly added 40 wards in the existing list of Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD)have not only raised issues in maintaining the proper cleanliness of the places but also measurement and demarcation of  the government land in these wards have become a major issue. The lack of proper staff in MCD is becoming a hurdle to fulfil the task....

SC judgement in Sohrabuddin case exposes Cong conspiracy- CM

‘Congress has a history of misusing Govt machinery’ The recent decision of the Supreme Court in the Sohrabuddin encounter case has once again exposed the lies peddled by the Congress, said chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. Addressing the media on Wednesday, Rawat said that the decision of the special CBI court and the Supreme Court have exposed how the...

CS reviews progress on Investors Summit MoUs

Chief secretary Utpal Kumar Singh chaired a meeting to review action taken on the memoranda of understanding signed during the investor summit held in October last year. He directed the Industry Department’s monitoring and follow-up cell to consistently contact the investors and solve their problems. It was stated in the meeting that following the investors summit, so far 602 investors...

Char Dham shrine board should be constituted – Justice Tandon

Law commission also recommends restoration of the right to seek anticipatory bail Uttarakhand State Law Commission has recommended that the state government should constitute a shrine board on the lines of Vaishno Devi shrine board for the Char Dhams of the state. Addressing the media persons at the Vidhan Sabha auditorium here on Thursday, the chairperson of the commission,...

Dehradun MCD collects Rs 8 crore from house tax

‘We are to collect Rs 25 crore by March,’ says tax and revenue superintendent Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) has so far collected Rs eight crore in terms of the house tax against the target set of Rs 25 crore. The official in charge stated that the house taxpayers should submit their taxes before January 15. Following ups and downs...

MCD seizes 3 quintal polythene bags and polystyrene materials in 12 days

Cleanliness drive to continue till January 5 Municipal Corporation Dehradun (MCD) has seized around three quintals of plastic and polystyrene materials over 12 days since it launched its special cleanliness drive which would continue till January 5. Around 11 teams have been formed to clean 100 wards in the city.  It is learnt that around 18kg polythene and polystyrene materials have...

NIESBUD regional office gets permanent campus in Doon

The permanent regional office campus of the National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) was inaugurated in Dehradun via video conferencing by the institute’s director general Rajesh Aggarwal. An institution of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, NIESBUD regional office in Uttarakhand has been working since 2004-05 in the sphere of entrepreneurship development through training, consultation,...

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...

Dharmani calls for truce between warring state Congress factions

‘Time to fight unitedly against BJP’ Amid intense sabre- rattling in the state Congress unit involving the followers of the camps loyal to the leader of the opposition Indira Hridayesh and Pradesh Congress Committee chief Pritam Singh, on one hand, and the former chief minister Harish Rawat, on the other, the state co in charge of the party, Rajesh...