Conservation Work of Shri Kedarnath Temple

After the flashfloods of 16 – 17 June, 2013, that destroyed much of Sri Kedarnath Dham, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) was requested to undertake the restoration of Sri Kedarnath temple and its immediate environs. Accordingly, conservation work of Shri Kedarnath Temple has been taken up by ASI for structural conservation as well as chemical … Read more

Kedarnath Temple prayer resumed after 86 days

Prayers at the calamity-hit Kedarnath shrine of Uttarakhand resumed this morning, almost three months after flash floods left hundreds of people dead in the state. The prayers started in the presence of a 24-member team of priests and temple committee officials, after a sanctification and atonement ceremony. Shortly after the dawn, as the clock stuck … Read more

Tourists number have fallen in Uttarakhand post flash floods

Tourism has taken a hit in Uttarakhand post flash floods with people now scared coming to the hill state, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said. ‘My primary concern is that my entire economy rests on tourism and now it is gone. People are scared to visit the state,’ Bahuguna said while addressing a conference. Uttarakhand Chief … Read more

Indian Govt working with all resources to rebuild Uttarakhand

Expressing anguish over the Uttarakhand floods disaster, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government is working with all resources under its command to rehabilitate people and rebuild the damaged infrastructure in the hill state. “On this celebration of independence, we also feel pain in our hearts that our brothers and sisters in Uttarakhand … Read more

Pilots Evacuate ALH MK I Helicopter to Safety at Gauchar Uttarakhand

Frantic sound of warning whistles woke up the pilots resting in ITBP mess at Gauchar in Uttarakhand last night. It was a landslide warning. Everyone was asked to vacate the area. Sound of stones rolling down the hill created a scary rumble. Pilots, who were on DG ITBP commitment realised that their helicopter a ALH … Read more

HUDCO to Provide Long Term Soft Loans of Rs. 3000 Crore For Construction of Houses in Uttarakhand

The Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation (M/o HUPA) will help in planning, designing and reconstruction of devastated houses in Uttarakhand by deputing a Technical Team drawn from Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd. (HUDCO), Building Material and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC), Hindustan Prefab Limited (HPL). This was stated by Dr. Girija Vyas, Minister … Read more

BCCL Contributes Rs 20 Crore to Uttarakhand CM’S Relief Fund

Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) ( BCCL ), a government undertaking under the Ministry of Coal has contribution of Rs.20 Crore to “Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Uttarakhand” for the relief, recovery and rehabilitation of the people affected from recent calamity in Uttarakhand . Shri T K Lahiry, CMD, BCCL and Shri S. Narsing Rao, Chairman, … Read more

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