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Uttarakhand Government declared 9 September as Himalaya Diwas

Published on: 10-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 35 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

Published on: 09-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 47 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

Published on: 09-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 26 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

Published on: 31-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 104 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

Published on: 31-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 39 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

Published on: 28-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 9 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

Published on: 26-MAR-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

Published on: 22-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 24 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

Published on: 10-DEC-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

Published on: 27-OCT-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

Published on: 18-OCT-2013
Important for Exam: 84 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

Published on: 11-JUL-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

Published on: 10-JUL-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

Published on: 05-JUL-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

Published on: 20-JUN-2013
Important for Exam: 57 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

Published on: 22-MAR-2013
Important for Exam: 15 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

Published on: 02-FEB-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

Published on: 10-NOV-2012
Important for Exam: 4 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

Published on: 29-AUG-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

Published on: 22-AUG-2012
Important for Exam: 24 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

Published on: 09-AUG-2012
Important for Exam: 0 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

Published on: 03-APR-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

Congress emerged as the Single Largest Party in Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2012

Published on: 09-MAR-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. The Congress party emerged as the single largest party in Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2012

Uttarakhand became the Ninth Indian State to introduce E-stamping

Published on: 03-MAR-2012
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Uttarakhand government on 2 March 2012 introduced e-stamping in the state, which would ensure a secure way of paying non-judicial stamp duty to the government

The Foundation Stone of Rishikesh-Karnprayag Railway Line was laid in Uttarakhand

Published on: 11-NOV-2011
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2011. Defence Minister A K Antony laid the foundation stone of the ambitious Rishikesh-Karnprayag railway line at Gauchar in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand State Cabinet Cleared Uttarakhand Lokayukta Bill, 2011

Published on: 31-OCT-2011
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2011. Uttarakhand state cabinet cleared Uttarakhand Lokayukta Bill, 2011 with the objective of curbing corruption in the state

Uttarakhand State Cabinet Cleared the Draft of Public Service Bill

Published on: 22-SEP-2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2011. The Uttarakhand state Cabinet cleared the draft of Public Service Bill and proposal regarding illegal possession of assets by public servants

Uttarakhand State Government Waived VAT on Petrol

Published on: 19-SEP-2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2011. Uttarakhand state government on 16 September 2011 announced a complete waiver of the state’s share of 25 percent of the VAT on petrol

Uttarakhand Announced 2-Year Child Care Leave for Women Employees

Published on: 10-MAR-2011
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, announced 2-year child care leave for women employees of the state government

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