Tag: Uttarakhand

No farm loan waiver in Uttarakhand: Chief Minister

No farm loan waiver in Uttarakhand: Chief Minister

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Friday said the state was not in a position to waive farmers‘ loans but plans to instead provide soft loans to them. “We cannot afford to waive farmers loans in the state,” Rawat told reporters here while addressing a press conference to highlight[Read More…]

Utpal Singh named as Uttarakhand Chief Secretary

Utpal Singh named as Uttarakhand Chief Secretary

Senior IAS officer, Utpal Kumar Singh on Tuesday has been named as the new chief secretary of Uttarakhand. According to officials, Singh, who is currently posted in the union agriculture ministry, will take charge either on Tuesday evening or Wednesday. The 1986-batch Indian Administrative Service officer was a favourite in[Read More…]

Congress to boycott midnight GST bash on June 30

Congress rejig, appoints new state chiefs

In a major organisational revamp, the Congress on Thursday has replaced its existing state unit chiefs in two states where Assembly elections happened recently. The Congress leadership has appointed senior leader Pritam Singh as its Uttarakhand Congress chief and Sunil Jakhar as its chief in Punjab. Sunil Jakhar, contested from[Read More…]

Doklam standoff: Baba Ramdev praises PM Modi for 'showing China its place'

Our ancestors had toiled hard for innovations: PM Modi in Haridwar

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi kick-started his Uttarakhand visit on Wednesday, he inaugurated a research institute run by spiritual leader Baba Ramdev’s business franchise Patanjali Ayurveda in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. Notably, Patanjali Research Institute will be India’s first organisation to conduct clinical trials as per international standards in the field of[Read More…]

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