MDDA seeks first draft master-plan 2040 by August first week

MDDA seeks first draft master-plan 2040 by August first week

Saturday, 23 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority (MDDA) vice chairman Ashish Kumar Srivastav has directed the master-plan 2040 executing agency to submit the first draft master-plan to the authority by the first week of August. He issued this direction during a meeting held to review the progress of this project here on Friday....

State reshuffles duties of bureaucrats

Friday, 22 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The State Government has reshuffled the responsibilities of 16 IAS officers and five PCS officers. Additional chief secretary Om Prakash has been relieved of Public Works Department and chairmanship of Bridge, Ropeways, Tunnel and other Infrastructure Development Corporation of Uttarakhand Limited (BRIDCUL) while his other departments have remained unchanged.  Planning and...

Covid-19 pandemic and effects of overpopulation

Friday, 22 May 2020 | BKS Sanjay/ Dr Gaurav Sanjay

The world will not be the same after the Covid-19 pandemic. Health, education and nutrition are the fundamental need of any individual. Considering the socio-economic and geo-political status in India, a large chunk of these three things are in the private hands where work is on the principle of business...

Constable allegedly beats up teacher on Covid-19 duty

Friday, 22 May 2020 | PNS | Haridwar

A Government teacher on Covid-19 duty was allegedly assaulted by a police constable late on Wednesday night in Haridwar.  It is alleged that the constable was drunk and did not listen to the teacher. Teachers have also been deployed for tasks as part of efforts to tackle the situation resulting from...

Various decisions taken in MCD executive meeting

Friday, 22 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

In an executive committee meeting presided over by Dehradun mayor Sunil Uniyal 'Gama' on Thursday, several points were discussed by the committee members along with the announcement of some important decisions. One of the main purposes of the meeting was to focus on the options through which the Municipal Corporation...

Locals favour low-key Eid celebrations in lockdown

Friday, 22 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

After celebrating a low key Ramzan this year, several Muslims were looking forward to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on May 23-24 with prayer meetings and community celebrations. Since the Government has prohibited any kind of religious gatherings during the lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19, the Eid celebrations are also likely...

Not possible to institutionally quarantine returnees at borders: Madan Kaushik

Friday, 22 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Cabinet Minister and Government spokesman Madan Kaushik said that the state government would approach Uttarakhand High Court and submit that in view of the huge load of the returning migrants, the Uttarakhand Government is not in a position to institutionally quarantine all the returning migrants at the borders of the...

U’khand Govt provides relief to tourism, transport, industry

Friday, 22 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

In a bid to provide succour to the tourism, industrial and transport sectors which are hardest hit by the spread of Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown enforced by the Government to contain it, the Uttarakhand Government announced many exemptions and relief measures on Thursday. The State Cabinet in its meeting presided over...

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