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Uttar Pradesh to conduct first census of Otters

For the first time, Uttar Pradesh has undertaken the decision to conduct census of otters in protected areas of the state. The census exercise was started from Pilibhat Tiger Reserve and will be accomplished by the end of March 2019 covering all protected areas of state. The census report would be shared with the Dehradun-based Wildlife ..

Government of India signs MoU with Chief Ministers of 6 Upper Yamuna basin states for construction of Lakhwar multi-purpose project in Uttarakhand

On August 28, the Government of India (GoI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chief Ministers of 6 Upper Yamuna basin states for the construction of Lakhwar multi-purpose project in Uttarakhand. The states are Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi. The Lakhwar project envisages construction of a 204m high concrete ..

Uttarakhand to get aid by Asian Development Bank (ADB) for infrastructure development

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has given in principle nod to aid Rs 1,700 crore to Uttarakhand for infrastructure development and creation of sewerage treatment facilities in urban areas. With the sanctioned amount, the transport system will be upgraded and 24 hours water supply will be ensured to the citizens. This was conveyed to Chief ..