A day’s salary of U’khand employees to be deducted monthly for 1 year

A day’s salary of U’khand employees to be deducted monthly for 1 year

Saturday, 30 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

To fund its anti Covid-19 operations, the Uttarakhand Government has decided to deduct a day’s salary of its employees every month for the Chief Minister’s relief fund. The deductions would be made every month till the end of the financial year 2020-21  and would be applicable to all State Government employees...

How special pass was issued to MLA during lockdown

Friday, 29 May 2020 | PNS | Nainital

The Uttarakhand High Court has asked the State government to explain the circumstances under which MLA from Uttar Pradesh Aman Mani Tripathi and his associates were issued special pass to drive to Badrinath and Kedarnath at a time when the Government of India had directed the state governments to ensure...

Markets to remain open from 7 AM to 7 PM from today

Friday, 29 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

To encourage commercial activities, markets will be allowed to remain open in the state from 7 AM to 7 PM from today. Till now, the market was being allowed to open from 7 AM to 4 PM. This decision and other directions to ensure proper facilities in quarantine centres were...

‘True Nat' sample testing technique to increase capacity

Friday, 29 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

In view of the increasing load of the samples at the existing testing facilities, the state health department has decided to start district level screening and testing facility. The mission director (MD) of National Health Mission (NHM),Yugal Kishore Pant, said that ‘True Nat’ sample testing technique would be used in...

District hosp of Bageshwar to treat Covid patients

Friday, 29 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The Covid-19 patients of Bageshwar district would now be treated in the district itself. In an order, the secretary medical health and family welfare, Amit Negi said that district hospital (DH) Bageshwar would now function as dedicated Covid hospital. The trauma hospital of the DH has been notified as Covid...

Patient count touches 500 mark in Uttarakhand

Friday, 29 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The migrants propelled curve representing the number of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) affected patients in Uttarakhand hit the 500 figure mark on Thursday. On the day 31 new patients of the disease were detected by the state health department. In Tehri district, 10 new patients were reported while nine patients surfaced in...

Congress pays tributes to Nehru on death anniversary

Thursday, 28 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Glowing tributes were paid to first Prime Minister (PM)  of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru on his 56th  death anniversary on Wednesday. In the provisional state capital Dehradun, the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president, Preetam Singh paid floral tributes to Pandit Nehru at the Nehru ward at the old jail...

State reshuffles Excise Officers

Thursday, 28 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The state administrations enforced a major reshuffle in the state excise department on Wednesday.  In an order, the Principal Secretary Anand Vardhan transferred the District Excise Officer (DEO) of Haridwar Omkar Singh and placed him at excise commissioner office Dehradun.  His place would now be taken by the Pawan Kumar who was...

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