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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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All India Tiger Estimation Survey 2018 Report Released

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has come out with the report of the All India Tiger Estimation Survey 2018, on the eve of the Global Tiger Day celebrated on July 29 every year. What does the Report Say? There are a total of 50 tiger reserves in the country though three ..

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Uttarakhand Govt. forms Committee for Compulsory Retirement of Govt. Employees above 50 years

Uttarakhand Government has formed a screening committee for compulsory retirement to the government employees aged 50 years and above in the public interest. The employees to be considered include the government employees who are incapable of doing official work, are sick or are mostly absent in offices, disregard the orders of their superior officers, and ..

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Uttarakhand Government issues orders to remove reservation in promotion for SC/ST

The state government of Uttarakhand issued orders to remove reservation in promotions for SC/ST employees. In the month of February 2020, the Supreme Court stated that the government is not bound to make reservations and claiming reservation in promotions is not a fundamental right. Now Uttarakhand government has implemented government order which bans reservation in ..

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Gairsain

The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand announced that Gairsain town is to be the new summer capital of the Himalayan state.            Location Gairsain is a town near the centre of Uttarakhand. It is located at the eastern edge of the middle Himalayan Mountain Range called the Dudhatoli Range. It falls in the seismic zone 5, ..

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