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Uttarakhand government makes LED bulbs compulsory in all government offices

Dec 11, 2017
The state government of Uttarakhand has taken a new initiative for energy conservation by making it compulsory for all government offices to install LED bulbs. The move is expected to reduce the consumption of electricity in offices and civic areas.

AAI signs MoU with Uttarakhand government for development of civil aviation sector

Jul 26, 2017
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed a MoU with the Uttarakhand government and Uttarakhand Civil Aviation Development Authority (UCADA) to develop the state’s civil aviation sector

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates Ashiana Annexe in Dehradun

Jul 12, 2017
The Ashiana Annexe comprises of twelve low cost dwelling units constructed to accommodate officers and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan during Presidential visits to the Retreat at ‘Ashiana’.

Uttarakhand becomes 4th state to be open defecation free

Jun 22, 2017
Uttarakhand has become the fourth state to be open defecation free (ODF) in the country.

Uttarakhand High Court banned river mining across the state for four months

Mar 29, 2017
The committee will prepare a comprehensive action plan for mining in the state that will act as a blueprint for next 50 years.

Uttarakhand HC accords human status to Ganga, Yamuna

Mar 21, 2017
The court in its landmark judgement said, “Chief Secretary and the Advocate General of Uttarakhand will act as the "legal parents" of the holy rivers”.

BJP won 2017 Assembly Elections of Uttarakhand

Mar 11, 2017
The battle for power in Uttarakhand culminated with a resounding victory of BJP, which successfully claimed 57 seats in the state.

PM Narendra Modi laid foundation stone of Char Dham Highway Development Project

Dec 28, 2016
The Char Dham Highway Development Project is a part of the government’s efforts to boost religious tourism in the State.

Liquor banned in three Uttarakhand districts

Dec 10, 2016
The PIL was heard by a division bench comprising Justices Rajeev Sharma and Alok Singh who ordered a complete ban on liquor in Rudraprayag, Chamoli, and Uttarkashi districts, effective from next fiscal year.

Uttarakhand High Court directs declaring hill stations as eco-sensitive

Nov 9, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The World Bank on 25 October 2013 approved 250 million US dollars assistance for Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand Lokayukta Act, 2011

Oct 18, 2013
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
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
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
Union Government decided to depute a Technical team to assist development in Uttarakhand. Re-construction work will take place under Rajiv Awas Yojna.

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