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NHRC notice to <strong>Uttarakhand</strong> govt over dilapidated school buildings

NHRC notice to Uttarakhand govt over dilapidated school buildings

18 Sep 2014

New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Uttarakhand government following reports of students being forced to wear helmets in classes due to dilapidated condition of school buildings.

NHRC,   notice,   Uttarakhand government,   Uttarakhand,   Dehradun,   helmets,   school,   school buildings,  
Harish Rawat favours small dams to solve drinking water problem

Harish Rawat favours small dams to solve drinking water problem

18 Sep 2014

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has directed the authorities to expedite irrigation and flood control projects on the banks of rivers in the state.

Uttarakhand,   Harish Rawat,   flood control projects,   small dams,   drinking water problem,  
Construction plan for new Kedarpuri to be unveiled soon: Harish Rawat

Construction plan for new Kedarpuri to be unveiled soon: Harish Rawat

18 Sep 2014

Dehradun: An elaborate construction plan for a new township near Kedarnath will be rolled out soon keeping in mind safety of the famed Himalayan shrine as suggested by experts, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said on Wednesday.

new township near Kedarnath,   Uttarakhand Chief Minister,   Harish Rawat,   Kedarpuri,   Geological Survey of India ,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> government donates Rs 10 crore for flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

Uttarakhand government donates Rs 10 crore for flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

16 Sep 2014

Dehradun: Uttarakhand's resident commissioner on Tuesday handed over a cheque of Rs 10 crore to his Jammu and Kashmir counterpart in New Delhi on behalf of Chief Minister Harish Rawat for the flood-hit people of the state.

Uttarakhand government,   flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir,   Chief Minister Harish Rawat,   Shankar Dutt Sharma,   Lokesh Jha ,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> government to launch food security scheme for old women

Uttarakhand government to launch food security scheme for old women

12 Sep 2014

Dehradun: A special scheme will be launched in Uttarakhand on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 to ensure food security for old women, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said.

Dehradun,   Uttarakhand,   Gandhi Jayanti,   Food security,   Old women,   Chief Minister,   Harish Rawat,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> offers Rs 10 crore assistance to Jammu and Kashmir

Uttarakhand offers Rs 10 crore assistance to Jammu and Kashmir

09 Sep 2014

Dehradun: Uttarakhand on Tuesday offered expertise, logistics and a financial assistance of Rs 10 crore for the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Uttarakhand,   financial assistance,   Jammu and Kashmir,   Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar,   flood-ravaged state,   hydel projects ,  
12 percent teens consume tobacco in <strong>Uttarakhand</strong>: Survey

12 percent teens consume tobacco in Uttarakhand: Survey

06 Sep 2014

Dehradun: A little over 12 percent of teenagers across Uttarakhand consume tobacco products, a survey has found. Releasing Uttarakhand Youth Tobacco Survey report here on Friday, Additional Chief Secretary S Raju said a total of 12.2 percent of teenage students in the state use tobacco products in their different forms especially smoking.

12 percent,   teens,   tobacco,   Uttrakhand,   Survey,   tobacco consumption,   ,  
Government working on new power policy, says Harish Rawat

Government working on new power policy, says Harish Rawat

05 Sep 2014

Dehradun: Uttarakhand government is working on a new power policy which will encourage local entrepreneurship in the power sector and hand over maintenance of micro and small hydel projects to the Gram Sabhas, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said.

Harish Rawat,   Uttarakhand Chief Minister,   Gram Sabhas,   Uttarakhand,   hydro-electricity ,  
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra concludes

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra concludes

09 Sep 2014

Pithoragarh: The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, which began in June, concluded on Tuesday as the last and 18th batch of pilgrims left for New Delhi from Kathgodam in Uttarakhand.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra,   Kathgodam,   Uttarakhand,   Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam,   KMVN,   ,  
Avoid construction of houses on river beds, says Hamid Ansari

Avoid construction of houses on river beds, says Hamid Ansari

04 Sep 2014

Dehradun: Attributing the magnitude of last year's calamity in Uttarakhand to indiscriminate construction on glacial bed, Vice President Hamid Ansari advised foresters to keep in mind the interest of posterity and that of the society as a whole while implementing forest laws.

Hamid Ansari,   Uttarakhand,   Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy,   2013 Uttarakhand disaster,   Vice President ,  

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