$250 mn for Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project by World Bank

The World Bank will provide an assistance of 250 million dollars for Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project. A Loan Agreement was signed between the Government of India and the World Bank in New Delhi today. The objective of the project is to restore housing, rural connectivity and build resilience of communities in Uttarakhand. The aim is … Read more

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

ASI stops Kedarnath temple restoration due to winter

The Archaeological Survey of India ASI has stopped restoration work of Kedarnath Temple, which was ravaged by the flash floods in June, after the doors of the sanctum sanctorum was closed due to snowfall and severe winter. The structural conservation as well as chemical preservation work has been stopped since November 2nd due to snowfall … 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

Rebuilding Roads in Flood Affected Areas of Uttarakhand

BRO is continuing with its efforts of opening the road network in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. BRO has pressed in to service about 130 excavators and Bulldozers. Despite bad weather   BRO has kept open both the main axis i.e.  Rishikesh to Uttarkashi and Rishikesh – Joshimath – Govindghat in Uttarakhand. Two major block points between … 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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