DEHRADUN: Six months after the tenure of a monitoring committee that was constituted by the environment ministry to ensure compliance of guidelines of Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone ended, no effort

NEW DELHI: Obstructive rules of the environment ministry and its notifications issued without considering ground realities have proved to be roadblocks for development in Maoist-affected areas, hig

Three persons were killed and seven others injured as lightning struck Chaisheel Bugyal area of the Uttarkashi district on late Friday night.

The MoEF clarified its stand on the directions of the Tribunal, who had observed in the last hearing that there seemed to be conflict between the environment and water ministry

Climate variability and changes are the emerging challenges for Indian agriculture with the growing population to ensure national food security. A study was conducted to assess the Climatic Change effects in medium to low altitude areas of the Himalayan region causing changes in land use and cereal crop productivity with the various climatic parameters. The rainfall and temperature changes from 1951 to 2013 were studied at four locations of varying altitudes, namely Hardwar, Rudra Prayag, Uttar Kashi and Tehri Garwal.

Gangotri glacier’s rate of receding slows, but base thinning: Experts Development (GBPNIHESD) who conducted a study of the glacier located in Uttarkashi from 2008 till 2016.

A minimum of eight units, in Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts were selected through probability proportional to size sampling technique (PPS) to study the work profile of nettle units in Uttarakhand. Fifty per cent of nettle units were established in the years 2007-2008. It was observed that 72.50 per cent and 62.50 per cent of nettle fibres were used in Uttarakashi and Chamoli respectively. They used 100 per cent nettle fibre which is a harvest wild growth in this area.

Three years after the Uttarakhand flash floods, the implementation of the Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) is yet to take off.

DEHRADUN: The Uttarakhand government has appealed to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to reconstitute the monitoring committee which was formed to assist in the formulation of a zonal master plan

Dehradun: Three activists, who were also part of Uttarakhand government's monitoring committee to prepare zonal master plan on eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) around Bhagirathi River in Uttarkashi, have r

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