Uttarakhand Current Affairs, GK & News

November 9: Uttarakhand Day

Every year on November 9, the Uttarakhand Day is celebrated. It is also called as Uttarakhand Divas or Uttarakhand State Foundation Day. Key Highlights In 2020, the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Rawat is to inaugurate hot air balloon festival in Mussorie. Apart from the hot air balloon celebrations, the state is also organizing Majestic Uttarakhand ..

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Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana launched in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat recently launched Mukhyamantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana in Dehradun. The scheme promotes self-employment of the youth. It also promotes production of green energy. Key highlights The scheme mainly targets migrant workers and youth who have returned to their homes after leaving their jobs in different parts of the country ..

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AMRUT Mission: Project updates in HP and Uttarakhand

On October 9, 2020, Ministry of housing and urban affairs reviewed the progress of AMRUT Scheme in the states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Highlights Around 32 projects have been completed in the state of Himachal Pradesh under the scheme and 41 projects are under implementation. In the state of Uttarakhand, around 151 projects have ..

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What is Chaar Dhaam Pariyojana?

Recently, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) completed the construction of a 440 m long tunnel below the Chamba town on the Rishikesh-Dharasu road highway (National Highway – 94). The construction has been undertaken under the Chardham Pariyojana to improve connectivity for Chardham. In this context, SC have also told the Centre to stick to the ..

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India’s first snow leopard conservation centre to be set up in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is going to develop India’s first Snow Leopard Conservation Centre in Uttarkashi forests. This centre will be developed by the Uttarakhand Forest Department along with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Objective The main objective of this park is conservation, restoration of Himalayan ecosystems and creating livelihood. It will be responsible for the conservation ..

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