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U’khand CM lists priorities

25 Jun 2017 | 1:00 AM

DEHRADUN:A day before completing first 100 days of his government in office, Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat said his government’s main priority would be construction of roads, electricity, water, health and education for all.

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Tribune News Service 

Dehradun, June 24 

A day before completing first 100 days of his government in office, Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat said his government’s main priority would be construction of roads, electricity, water, health and education for all.   

Listing the achievements of his government, Rawat said small and marginal farmers would get loan up to Rs 2 lakh on two per cent interest.  

Health facilities are among the top most priorities of the state government. 

First time after the creation of the state, the Medical Selection Board would recruit 200 doctors.  

Further, the Chief Minister said every village would get electricity by 2017, every hamlet by 2018 and house by 2019. 

The government would provide gas connections for the left out BPL families under Ujjawala scheme.  

Rates revised for use of govt vehicles

24 Jun 2017 | 1:21 AM

DEHRADUN:After more than 20 years, the state government has revised the rates charged by the government for use of government vehicles for personal use by bureaucrats and heads of departments.

Traders’ bandh call evokes poor response

24 Jun 2017 | 1:21 AM

DEHRADUN:A day after the authorities carried out a large-scale anti-encroachment drive in the capital city, a bandh call for today given by traders evoked a poor response.

Doon makes it to the Smart City list

24 Jun 2017 | 1:21 AM

DEHRADUN:Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand, was today picked up for the Centre’s Smart City project.

Woman killed by elephant

23 Jun 2017 | 12:41 AM

DEHRADUN:In two wildlife related incidents in Uttarakhand, a woman was trampled by an elephant in Haridwar whereas two poachers were nabbed from Tehri district of the state.

Monsoon likely to hit state on June 25

23 Jun 2017 | 12:41 AM

DEHRADUN:While the pre-monsoon showers have managed to give respite from searing heat to the residents of Uttarakhand, but it will take at least four to five days more for the monsoon to finally make its appearance.

Congress demands loan waiver for state farmers

23 Jun 2017 | 12:41 AM

DEHRADUN:State Congress president Pritam Singh has sought waiving of farmers’ loans in the state and urged the BJP government to follow Punjab that recently waived farmers’ loans.

CM inaugurates zoo aquarium

CM inaugurates zoo aquarium

23 Jun 2017 | 12:41 AM

DEHRADUN:Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat today inaugurated a zoo aquarium and 3-D theater at Dehradun Zoo in Malsi.

Post-GST, 2 tax depts to merge

23 Jun 2017 | 12:41 AM

DEHRADUN:The Department of Entertainment Tax will lose its relevance on July 1 when the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will become effective in the country.

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