Nine years after a PIL said that over five lakh people were engaged in manual scavenging across the country, the government today told the Supreme Court that a bill aimed at banning such practice w

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has not yet issued a no-objection certificate for construction of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) on forest land at Sumari in Srinaga

WP (PIL) No. 137 of 2009 by Shri Ram Lal and others vs. Union of India in the High Court of Uttrakhand at Nainital regarding Environmental Clearance to M/s Alaknanda Hydro Power Company for Srinagar Hydroelectric Project at Pauri District on Alaknanda River - Clarification regarding - Letter.

A total of 219 roads under the purview of the Public Works Department in seven districts of the Garhwal division have been closed due to landslides and mudslides caused by incessant rains.

According to official sources, it will take between a week and a fortnight to reopen these roads to regular traffic depending on the weather.

Report and recommendations of Nayanjot Lahiri, member of the expert team sent by MoEF on a site visit for the purpose of reviewing specific issues including the environmental impact of Srinagar HPP.


Letter from Prakarti Paryavaran Sansthan to Sanchita Jindal on Dhari Devi relocation dated 06/07/2011.

Report of the site visit by Dr B P Das and Ms Sanchita Jindal as part of the team constituted by the Ministry of Environment and  Forests for issues related to Srinagar 330 MW hydropower project of Alaknanda Hydro Power Company Limited.

Letter to Chief Minister of Uttarakhand from Shetra Panchayat Pramukh, Krishu dated 24/02/2011 on Dhari Devi relocation.

Letter to Chief Minister of Uttarakhand from Mohan Lal Jain, Nagar Palika on Dhari Devi relocation dated 24/02/2011.

Letter from Srinagar - Choras Jal Vidyut Pariyojna Prabhavit Sangharsh Samiti on Dhari Devi relocation dated February 2011.