Uttarakhand Power Corporation buys expensive electricity to normalize supply

In view of the power crisis in the state, the Uttarakhand Power Corporation Ltd (UPCL) is buying expensive electricity to normalize the supply quota as per the demand, UPCL administration informed on Wednesday. On Tuesday, 2.3 million units of electricity were purchased at the rate of 7.56 paise per unit. The UPCL administration said that there […]

NITI Aayog partner in development of Uttarakhand: Dr Rajiv Kumar

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairperson Dr Rajiv Kumar on Saturday said that the think tank is playing the role of partner in the development of Uttarakhand and added that floating population should also be included in the parameters of central schemes. “NITI Aayog is determined to become more and more helpful in the development of Uttarakhand. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh […]

Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia flags off ‘Doon Drone Mela’ in Uttarakhand

Union Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia along with the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, General (Retd.) V.K. Singh flagged off the Doon Drone Mela 2021 in Dehradun. Scindia flagged off the event with a paragliding demonstration and also interacted with the drone companies exhibiting their prototypes at the Doon Drone […]

New terminal building of Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Airport inaugurated

A new terminal building of Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Airport was inaugurated by Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday. Developed with the project cost of Rs 325 crore, the newly inaugurated building is spread in an area of 28,729 Sqm, it will be able to handle 1,200 passengers […]

Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates new terminal at Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun

Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Friday inaugurated the new terminal at Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. Speaking on the occasion, Scindia praised the beauty of Uttarakhand and said that he feels honoured to have done his schooling there. “When I was coming here today, I promised myself that I will definitely […]

Independent MLA from Uttarakhand’s Bhimtal joins BJP

Ahead of the Assembly elections in Uttarakhand scheduled for next year, independent MLA from Bhimtal Ram Singh Kaira on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Kaira joined BJP in presence of Union Minister Smriti Irani at the party headquarters in the national capital. Meanwhile, BJP leader Sabyasachi Dutta on Wednesday joined Trinamool Congress (TMC). (ANI)

PM Modi dedicates 35 PSA oxygen plants to nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated 35 Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Oxygen Plants established under PM CARES across 35 states and Union Territories (UTs) at AIIMS Rishikesh. Uttarakhand Governor Gurmeet Singh, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya are present on the occasion. According to […]

PM Modi to visit Uttarakhand today to dedicate 35 PSA oxygen plants to nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting the ‘Devbhoomi’ of Uttarakhand on Thursday for dedicating 35 Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen plants across India. Taking to Twitter, he called the oxygen plants “vital healthcare infrastructure’ and said, “I would be in Devbhoomi Uttarakhand tomorrow, 7th October. 35 PSA Oxygen Plants […]

Uttarakhand: Jim Corbett National Park may be renamed as Ramganga National Park

Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand may be renamed as ‘Ramganga National Park’. Jim Corbett National Park Director Rahul on Wednesday informed that Ashwani Kumar Choubey, Union Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has recently visited the park and said that it will be renamed as Ramganga National Park. “Ashwani […]

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami visits Kedarnath Temple

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday visited the Kedarnath Temple. The Chief Minister prayed at the Himalayan shrine and also took stock of the ongoing reconstruction works underway at Kedarnath. The Uttarakhand high court had lifted its stay on Char Dham yatra, which officially started from September 18, with a capping on the number of pilgrims […]