The Uttarakhand government has decided to set up a solar power plant on 1,048 hectares of land to meet the growing demand of electricity in the hill state.

Dehradun: Chief minister Harish Rawat on Sunday directed the state forest department to impose a ban on religious feasts in areas that fall under national parks such as Rajaji National Park and Cor

DEHRADUN: To cater to the hill state's drinking water needs as well as other parts of the country which are fed water from its leading water bodies like the Ganga, Yamuna and other tributaries, Chi

DEHRADUN: The state government has prepared a proposal worth Rs 10,000 crore to create 10 lakh water bodies in Uttarakhand, which will help locals reduce their dependency on Ganga for daily water u

Chief minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday agreed to compensate 334 people as the state would acquire their land, spread over 2,100 square km, for the setting up of the 300 MW Lakhwar multipurpose pr

In order to check illegal mining in different parts of the state, the government on Thursday decided to formulate a scientific policy in the next two weeks.

A week after the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) declared a 100-km stretch from Gaumukh to Uttarkashi in Uttarkashi district as an eco-sensitive zone, the Uttarakhand Cabinet on Sunday p

DEHRADUN: After last June's disaster, Uttarakhand's Harish Rawat government has decided to to carry out detailed mapping of different rivers and rivulets besides ecologically sensitive landslide-pr

Chief minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday announced that the centrally sponsored Food for All scheme, called Khadyan Yojna, offering subsidized food grains including wheat and rice to all families, wh