Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kota Vikas Samiti Vs. State of Uttarakhand & Ors. And Nirmala Ganga Mata Sangh Society Vs. State of Uttarakhand & Ors. dated 01/02/2016 regarding illegal mining in Pauri Garhwal.

NGT appoints Mr. Rahul Khurana, Advocate as a Local Commissioner to verify whether any mining is going on in the area in question.

DEHRADUN: The counsel of Social Action for Forest and Environment visited areas adjoining Ganges to verify the state government's affidavit filed before NGT on January 15.

DEHRADUN: Pauri Garhwal district witness spate of killings of people every year by leopard. Two innocent children too have been killed quite recently there.

Come winter and man-animal conflict turns to worst in the state with Pauri Garhwal district the major sufferer.

The provision of declaring Biodiversity Heritage Sites (BHS) in the National Biodiversity Act 2002 provides an opportunity to give recognition to the community initiatives vis-a-vis the institution of the sacred natural sites (SNS). In brief, the salient feature of the Biodiversity Act 2002, as relates to the BHS, is that the state government in consultation with the local bodies may notify in official gazette, biodiversity rich areas, including the SNS as BHS.

NAINITAL: Taking serious note of alleged dumping of muck/excavated material by three private construction companies in Mandakini and Alaknanada rivers in Rudraprayag and Pauri districts, the Uttara

Uttarakhand is all set to conduct leopard census in December. The last census in 2008 revealed the presence of 2,343 leopards in the state.

In a bid to stem the ever-increasing problem of migration from the hills, the state government is investing about Rs 35 crore in projects related to agriculture and horticulture.

The world famous Rajaji National Park has been notified as Rajaji Tiger Reserve, making it the second tiger reserve in this small mountain state and the 48th in the country.

Despite the order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) regarding the disposal of garbage and waste products, the municipal council Pauri is doing nothing to address the issue.