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Uttarakhand High Court directs declaring hill stations as eco-sensitive

Nov 9, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The order came on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking the court's intervention for stopping illegal construction and felling of trees in the vicinity of Nainital.

HC bans sale of whitener in Uttarakhand

Oct 26, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Whitener, a cheaply available drug, affects the central nervous system and cause seizures, memory loss, dilated heart beat and respiratory problems also.

Uttarakhand Floor Test: Harish Rawat wins the Test with 33 votes in favour

May 11, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Supreme Court on 5 May 2016 had ordered the conduct of ‘composite floor test’ in the Uttarakhand legislative assembly on the lines of 2005 Jharkhand floor test.

Uttarakhand High Court quashed imposition of President' Rule in the State

Apr 22, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The HC order came on a plea of ousted Chief Minister Harish Rawat, who had challenged the imposition of President's rule in the state.

President’s Rule imposed in Uttarakhand

Mar 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Presidential rule was imposed after 9 congress legislators in leadership of former Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna rebelled against Harish Rawat government and pulled back their support to it.

NGT fined Uttarakhand-based developer DHDPL 20 lakh rupees for construction on Ganga floodplain

Mar 24, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

It was fined for constructing a hotel within 200 meters from the Ganga river bank which was against the condition set by the Uttarakhand High Court.

Uttarakhand Cabinet approved reconstruction of Kedarnath temple area

Oct 22, 2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

Uttarakhand Cabinet approved blue print for reconstruction work around Kedarnath temple and adjoining areas.

Uttarakhand Government declared 9 September as Himalaya Diwas

Sep 10, 2014
Important for Exam: 70 people agreed

Chief Minister of Uttarakhand officially declared 9 September as Himalaya Diwas to spread the message of conservation of the Himalayan ecosystems.

Uttarkhand Government constituted committee on industries using silica dust

Aug 9, 2014
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

Uttarkhand Government constituted a committee headed by S Raju to conduct a detailed survey of the industries using silica dust in the state.

Uttarakhand Cabinet approved pension scheme for farmers

Jun 9, 2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

Uttarakhand Cabinet approved two schemes including pension scheme for farmers and scheme to air-lift doctors to remote areas of the state.

India signed a credit agreement of 24 million US $ with World Bank for URWSSP

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 118 people agreed

Union Government signed credit agreement of a 24 million US dollar with World Bank for additional financing for URWSSP.

India signed credit agreement of 121.20 million $ with World Bank for UDWDP

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Union Government signed a credit agreement of 121.20 million US dollar with World Bank for UDWDP.

Election Commission of Uttarakhand notified the dates of Panchayat elections

May 28, 2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Election Commission of Uttarakhand has announced dates of Panchayat elections in three phases on 18 June, 21 June and 24 June 2014.

Uttrakhand Government ordered deployment of SDRF on Char Dham route

Mar 26, 2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Harish Rawat has ordered deployment of newly constituted SDRF personnel in the danger zone that is prone to disaster, during Char Dham Yatra.

Uttrakhand Assembly passed new Lokayaukata Bill

Jan 22, 2014
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

Uttarakhand Assembly during a special session passed new Lokayukta Bill. It has replaced the Uttarakhand Lokayukta Act passed by BJP government.

Cabinet Committee sanctioned 7346 crore rupees for flood-hit Uttrakhand

Dec 10, 2013
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

Cabinet Committee on Uttrakhand headed by Manmohan Singh has sanctioned 7346 crore rupees for the relief and rehabilitation of flood-hit Uttrakhand.

World Bank approved 250 Million Assistance US Dollars for Uttarakhand

Oct 27, 2013
Important for Exam: 62 people agreed

The World Bank on 25 October 2013 approved 250 million US dollars assistance for Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand Lokayukta Act, 2011

Oct 18, 2013
Important for Exam: 88 people agreed

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 17 October 2013 gave his assent to the Uttarakhand Lokayukta Bill.

Cabinet Committee constituted to oversee reconstruction in Uttarakhand

Jul 11, 2013
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Government constituted a Cabinet Committee to oversee reconstruction and rehabilitation work in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.

MNRE sanctioned 20000 Solar Lanterns for Flood Affected People of Uttarakhand

Jul 10, 2013
Important for Exam: 60 people agreed

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy sanctioned funds for 20000 solar lanterns for flood affected people of Uttarakhand.

Union Govt to depute a Technical Team to assist in Reconstruction of Houses in Uttarakhand

Jul 5, 2013
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

Union Government decided to depute a Technical team to assist development in Uttarakhand. Re-construction work will take place under Rajiv Awas Yojna.

PM announced 1000 crore rupees as Disaster Relief Fund for Uttarakhand

Jun 20, 2013
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

A relief fund of 1000 crore rupees was announced for disaster relief to Uttrakhand by the Government of India.

Highlights of Uttrakhand Budget: 2013-14 presented in State Assembly by Indira Hridayesh

Mar 22, 2013
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

State Budget of Uttrakhand 2013-14 was presented by Indira Hridayesh. The targeted budget for the financial year is of 25329.84crore rupees.

Asian Development Bank Gave 100 Million US Dollar Loan to Uttarakhand

Feb 2, 2013
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The Union Government of India on 31 January 2013 signed an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for 100 million US dollar loan.

12th Foundation Day of Uttarakhand Celebrated

Nov 10, 2012
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Vijay Bahuguna on 9 November 2012 celebrated 12th Foundation day of the State of Uttarakhand and had made several announcements marKing the State foundation...

Uttarakhand announced a Substantial hike in Land Compensation to Victims

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. The state government of Uttarakhand on 28 August 2012 announced a substantial increase in land compensation to victims

Uttarakhand Cabinet raised Maximum Age limit to 40 Years for Government Jobs

Aug 22, 2012
Important for Exam: 51 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. The Uttarakhand Cabinet on 21 August 2012 increased the maximum age limit from 35 to 40 years for government jobs in the state for general category candidates

Union Government allocated 150 Crore Rupees to Uttarakhand for Flood Relief

Aug 9, 2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. The Union government allocated 150 crore rupees as interim relief for the flood affected people of Uttarakhand

ADB approved 43.84 Million Dollar Loan to promote Tourism in Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand

Apr 3, 2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. The Union Government of India, Asian Development Bank, and State Governments of Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand

Vijay Bahuguna sworn in as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

Mar 13, 2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012.  Senior Congress leader Vijay Bahuguna on 13 March 2012 sworn in as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

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