More than Rs 350 crores of RTE dues pending

More than Rs 350 crores of RTE dues pending

Monday, 18 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The Principals Progressive Schools’ Association (PPSA) has approached the Uttarakhand Government to pay the RTE dues of over Rs 350 crores to the private schools of the State. According to the president of the association, Prem Kashyap, the government has not paid the dues under the Right of Children to...

Committee to be formed for drinking water tariff revision

Sunday, 17 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has directed the formation of a committee comprising Urban Development minister Madan Kaushik and State minister for Higher Education, Dhan Singh Rawat for drinking water tariff revision. This committee will check the relevant facts in depth and then present its recommendations to the chief minister...

CM reviews Kumbh Mela works

Sunday, 17 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The remaining works related to the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar should be completed soon and special focus should be laid on the sanitation arrangements. Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat issued these directions while chairing a meeting to review Kumbh Mela works here on Saturday. The CM said that considering the convenience...

Covid-19 contagion on decline in U’khand

Sunday, 17 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Even as the vaccination drive against the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) started on good note in Uttarakhand on Saturday, the contagion of the disease is rapidly declining in the state. The state health department reported only 226 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday after which the number of patients of novel...

64 health care workers vaccinated in Himalayan hosp

Sunday, 17 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

In Dehradun, five vaccination sessions were organised on the first day of the drive. In Himalayan Hospital Jollygrant, the first vaccine was administered to Lalit Thapa, a member of housekeeping staff of the hospital. A total of ten booths were prepared in the hospital for vaccination where health and other...

Ministers to report after district tour to CM

Sunday, 17 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Various issues were discussed and party programmes were finalised in the meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party state core group held here on Saturday evening. Informing the media about the decisions taken in the meeting, the BJP State president Banshidhar Bhagat said that the issues of the farmers were discussed...

Follow Covid-19 protocol till 90% population vaccinated: AIIMS director

Sunday, 17 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh Ravikant has said that people should follow the social distancing norms and wear masks till 90 percent of the population of the country is vaccinated against the Covid-19. Ravikant said that the vaccine made by the Indian scientists is completely...

WIHG’s Ghuttu observatory furthering cause of earthquake forecasting

Sunday, 17 January 2021 | PNS | New Tehri

The Himalayan region is considered overly sensitive to earthquakes and Earthquake Observatory by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology set up at Ghuttu in Tehri district to keep an eye on the subtle movements of the earth is providing important information on the subtle movements of the earth in Himalayan region....

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