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Uttarakhand budget 2023: Rs 1,000 cr for Joshimath; Rs 101 cr for Dehradun metro rail

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | March 15, 2023 7:05:05 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government on Wednesday presented its Budget for 2023-24 worth Rs 76,592 crore. The budget document was presented by Finance Minister Prem Chand Aggarwal in the state legislative assembly.... read..
 

Uttarakhand govt seeks Rs 2000 cr package from Centre for Joshimath rehabilitation

Uttarakhand govt seeks Rs 2000 cr package from Centre for Joshimath rehabilitation

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | March 10, 2023 12:33:45 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government has sought an economic package of Rs 2000 crore from the Central Government for subsidence-affected areas in Joshimath and rehabilitation of the affected people, said Secretary to Chief Minister R Meenakshi Sundaram today.... read..
 

BRO team deployed in Joshimath for Char Dham Yatra

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | February 22, 2023 1:03:32 PM IST
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday held a meeting at the secretariat regarding the preparations for the Chardham Yatra and said that disaster management control room will be set up and a Border Roads Organisation team has been deployed in subsi... read..
 

Joshimath: Chamoli DM inspects landslide-affected areas

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | February 20, 2023 8:03:02 AM IST
District Magistrate of Chamoli district Himanshu Khurana on Sunday carried out an inspection of the landslide-affected areas in Bahuguna Nagar, Subhash Nagar and Upper Bazar of Karnprayag and spoke to the affected people.... read..
 

Joshimath crisis: Uttarakhand govt announces compensation for affected families

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | February 15, 2023 8:03:24 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government on Wednesday, approved the relief package for the Joshimath disaster in a cabinet meeting.... read..
 

Uttarakhand Govt waives off electric and water bills of locals affected in Joshimath

Chamoli (Uttarakhand) | February 12, 2023 11:04:26 AM IST
Electricity and water bills of the local residents affected in Joshimath Land Subsidence have been waived on Sunday by the Uttarakhand Government at the orders issued on the instructions of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.... read..
 

Cracks noticed in 868 buildings of Joshimath so far says DM Chamoli

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | February 10, 2023 1:03:59 PM IST
Chamoli District Magistrate (DM) Himanshu Khurana on Friday said various cracks had been noticed in 868 buildings of Joshimath.... read..
 

Rs 505.80 lakh distributed to affected families in Joshimath: Chamoli DM

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | February 9, 2023 7:33:15 PM IST
Chamoli District Magistrate (DM) Himanshu Khurana on Thursday said an amount of Rs 505.80 lakh has, so far, been distributed to the families hit by subsidence in Joshimath.... read..
 

Joshimath crisis: Delhi HC dismisses plea for high-powered joint probe panel

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea requesting the Centre establish a high-powered joint committee to investigate the Joshimath crisis in Uttarakhand.... read..
 

Joshimath crisis: PIL for high power committee, withdraws from Delhi HC

New Delhi | February 7, 2023 2:02:59 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday allowed to withdraw a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking direction to constitute a committee and direction to representatives of all relevant ministries to look into this immediately for the affected areas of Joshimat... read..
 

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami flags off relief material to Joshimath

New Delhi | February 5, 2023 4:02:53 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday flagged off relief materials to Joshimath from Uttrakhand Sadan in Delhi on Sunday.... read..
 

Joshimath: High Power Committee member takes stock of pre-fabricated huts in Dhak village

Uttarakhand | February 4, 2023 6:03:05 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Bhupal Ram Tamta, who is a member of the High Power Committee Joshimath Rehabilitation, on Saturday visited Dhak village to take stock of the construction of the pre-fabricated houses being built for the rehabilitation of ... read..
 

NTPC's power project far away from Joshimath, says Power Minister in Parliament

New Delhi |Friday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
Amid the recent crisis faced by Joshimath town in Uttarakhand, where homes and buildings are gradually submerging due to land subsidence, Power Minister R.K. Singh on Thursday told the Parliament that NTPC's Tapovan Vishnugad project is far away from the ... read..
 

NGT forms 9 members panel, orders 'specific' study of Mussoorie in view of Joshimath disaster

New Delhi | February 2, 2023 11:32:20 PM IST
National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday while hearing a suo motu matter in view of the Joshimath disaster, has issued directions to conduct a specific study of the hill station of Mussoorie. It has also formed a nine-member committee to suggest remedial... read..
 

Joshimath land subsidence: Relief amount of Rs 439 lakh distributed to 750 people whose houses developed cracks

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | February 2, 2023 6:33:33 PM IST
Chamoli District Magistrate Himanshu Khurana on Thursday said that as advance relief to the affected families in Joshimath, relief amount of Rs 439.03 lakh was distributed to 750 affected people whose houses had developed cracks due to land subsidence.... read..
 

Joshimath disaster package best so far: Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee Chairman

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 31, 2023 4:33:56 PM IST
Joshimath disaster package announced by the Uttarakhand government is the "best" so far, Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee (BKTC) Chairman Ajendra Ajay said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Joshimath: High powered panel meets, presents 3 options

Chamoli (Uttrakhand) | January 31, 2023 5:31:47 AM IST
Secretary of Disaster Management, Dr Ranjit Kumar Sinha on Monday informed that Additional Chief Secretary Anand Vardhan chaired a high-powered committee meeting on the relief, rehabilitation and various other works going on in Joshimath in the wake of la... read..
 

Joshimath: No. of buildings with cracks hasn't increased in recent past; cracks noticed in 863 buildings

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | January 28, 2023 7:32:42 PM IST
The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) on Saturday informed that the number of buildings with cracks has not increased and till now 863 buildings with cracks have been noticed due to land subsidence and landslides in the Joshimath town area of Utt... read..
 

Water discharge in Joshimath reduced to 171 LPM: Disaster Management Secy

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | January 27, 2023 8:04:13 PM IST
Giving respite to the sinking town of Joshimath, Disaster Management Secretary Ranjit Kumar Sinha on Friday said that the water discharge in the town has reduced to 171 litres per minute (LPM).... read..
 

Joshimath land subsidence: 70 pc normalcy has returned, says Uttarakhand CM Dhami

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 25, 2023 9:02:03 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday said 70 per cent normalcy has returned to Joshimath and the state government is preparing for the Char Dham Yatra.... read..
 

Joshimath crisis: Emaar India CEO Kalyan Chakraborty meets U'khand CM Dhami, promises to help people

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 25, 2023 11:01:44 AM IST
Emaar India CEO Kalyan Chakraborty has met Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami here and said the group will made 100 to 150 pre-fabricated huts for the people affected by land subsidence-hit Joshimath, according to an offical statement.... read..
 

Land selected for building pre-fabricated huts for Joshimath victims: Chamoli DM

Chamoli (Uttarakhand) | January 24, 2023 4:31:46 PM IST
The District Magistrate of Chamoli, Himanshu Khurana, said on Tuesday that the Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) has been building one, two, and three BHK model pre-fabricated huts for the displaced families of Joshimath's land subsidence-affecte... read..
 

Joshimath land subsidence: Prefabricated houses for disaster-hit migrating families under construction

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 23, 2023 8:31:12 PM IST
Work for temporary rehabilitation, pre-fabricated houses, for the affected families migrating from Uttarakhand's Joshimath due to land subsidence, has started by Central Building Research Institution (CBRI), Roorkee, the government said on Monday.... read..
 

Uttarakhand CM reviews relief work in land subsidence-hit Joshimath

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 23, 2023 6:33:03 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday reviewed the relief and rescue works in land subsidence-hit Joshimath.... read..
 

Joshimath land subsidence: Demolition work continues in affected areas

Chamoli (Uttrakhand) | January 22, 2023 10:01:49 PM IST
The authorities continued demolition work in areas affected by land subsidence in Uttarakhand's Joshimath on Sunday. They have identified 863 houses that have developed cracks.... read..
 

Joshimath: So far 863 buildings identified where cracks found due to land subsidence

Chamoli (Uttarakhand) | January 22, 2023 10:33:13 AM IST
Chamoli District Magistrate (DM) Himanshu Khurana conducted an on-the-spot inspection of the land identified in the Dhak village of Joshimath in Chamoli District, affected by the land subsidence on Saturday.... read..
 

Joshimath land subsidence: Rs 3.62 crore distributed as interim relief, informs Disaster Management Secy

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 21, 2023 8:33:29 PM IST
Disaster Management Secretary Dr. Ranjit Kumar Sinha, on Saturday briefed the media informing that an amount of Rs 3.62 crores has been distributed to 242 affected families as interim relief for the land subsidence and landslides in Joshimath.... read..
 

Cracks in Joshimath buildings widened after snowfall: Chamoli DM

Chamoli (Uttarakhand) | January 21, 2023 3:31:54 PM IST
Chamoli District Magistrate Himanshu Khurana said that reports have been received that in a few areas cracks in buildings have widened, days after Joshimath, which is facing land subsidence, in Uttarakhand received heavy snowfall.... read..
 

Joshimath receives heavy snowfall; SDRF, police on alert, says Chamoli DM

Chamoli (Uttarakhand) | January 20, 2023 5:31:54 PM IST
Chamoli District Magistrate Himanshu Khurana said that teams of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and police are on alert if any tragedy arises due to heavy snowfall in Joshimath on Friday.... read..
 

Joshimath land subsidence: Officials looking for land for rehabilitation of affected families

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | January 20, 2023 2:03:22 AM IST
Following the land subsidence in Joshimath town of Uttarakhand, Chamoli District Magistrate Himanshu Khurana on Thursday said the authorities are seeking suggestions for suitable land for permanent relocation of affected families.... read..
 

Sinking Joshimath: Uttarakhand govt to provide heaters to affected families

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 20, 2023 4:33:30 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, while reviewing the ongoing relief work in land subsidence-hit Joshimath on Friday, directed the officials to provide heaters and bonfires to the affected families who have been shifted elsewhere in view of ... read..
 

Joshimath: Immediate assistance of Rs 50,000 being provided to affected tenants, says Disaster Management

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | January 20, 2023 7:31:46 PM IST
Secretary of Disaster Management, Dr Ranjit Kumar Sinha on Friday briefed the media about the rehabilitation and relief work being done in Joshimath and informed that an amount of Rs 4 lakhs has been allotted as immediate assistance to the affected eight ... read..
 

Joshimath: No increase in crackwidth since last 3 days, says Secretary Disaster Management Dr Ranjit Kumar Sinha

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | January 20, 2023 3:02:28 AM IST
The gauge meters installed by the Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) to measure the cracks in the buildings in the Joshimath town of Uttarakhand's Chamoli have indicated no increase in the width of the cracks in the last three days, said on Thurs... read..
 

Joshimath: CM Dhami reviews relief work, calls for expeditious planning

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 19, 2023 11:31:46 PM IST
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami while reviewing the ongoing relief work in Joshimath at the secretariat demanded expeditious planning and treatment to be conducted as soon as the reports of all the technical institutions and scientists regarding the ca... read..
 

Joshimath land subsidence: 35pc of affected families ready to take houses in Pipalkoti

Chamoli (Uttarakhand) | January 19, 2023 10:32:11 PM IST
Almost 35 per cent of the affected people of Joshimath are ready to shift to accommodations being offered by the government in Pipalkoti, sources said.... read..
 

Joshimath land subsidence: Monitoring situation every day, says CM Pushkar Dhami

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 19, 2023 5:33:23 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami held a review meeting on Joshimath relief work with officials on Thursday at the state secretariat and said that he is monitoring the situation every day.... read..
 

Water discharge in Joshimath reduced to 100 LPM: Disaster Management Secretary

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | January 18, 2023 7:33:31 PM IST
Giving some positive news for the sinking town of Joshimath, Disaster Management Secretary Ranjit Kumar Sinha on Wednesday said that the water discharge in the town has reduced to 100 litres per minute (LPM) from 540 LPM.... read..
 

Uttarakhand CM gives detailed information of situation in Joshimath to Amit Shah, says 'Char Dham Yatra' to begin soon

By Rajnish Singh

New Delhi | January 18, 2023 7:02:45 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah here and gave him detailed information about the current situation in Joshimath, a town in Uttarakhand facing land subsidence affecting lives of hundreds of fami... read..
 

Amid crisis in Joshimath, board students will have option to pick exam centre of choice

Dehradun |Wednesday, 2023 10:45:43 AM IST
Amid the land subsidence crisis in Joshimath, the Uttarakhand government has decided to allow the affected students appearing for board exams to pick the examination centre of their choice.... read..
 

Joshimath: 44 more buildings develop cracks in 24 hrs, including PWD's rest house

Joshimath |Tuesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
At least 44 more buildings have developed cracks in the last 24 hours in Joshimath, including the five-room rest house of the Public Works Department which is in a dilapidated condition.... read..
 

Asked us to approach HC: Petitioner lawyers after SC refuses to entertain Joshimath plea

New Delhi | January 17, 2023 12:03:53 AM IST
After the Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea seeking its intervention to declare the Joshimath subsidence a natural disaster, the petitioner's lawyers said that they had been asked to approach the Uttarakhand High Court.... read..
 

Joshimath land subsidence: Rs 2.85 cr distributed to 190 affected families as advance for displacement

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 16, 2023 10:03:51 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government has distributed an amount of Rs 2.85 crore to 190 families affected by land subsidence as advance for displacement, said Disaster Management Secretary Ranjit Kumar Sinha on Monday.... read..
 

CM Sukhu holds meeting regarding possibility of Joshimath-like crisis in Himachal

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 16, 2023 6:34:37 PM IST
In the wake of the Joshimath land subsidence, the Himachal Pradesh government has swung into action to avert the possibility of such incidents in the state.... read..
 

SC refuses to entertain plea seeking intervention to declare Joshimath subsidence natural disaster

New Delhi | January 16, 2023 4:36:09 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking the top court's intervention to declare Joshimath subsidence, a natural disaster.... read..
 

We want to conduct geophysical survey of Joshimath: Disaster Management department

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 15, 2023 1:02:04 AM IST
The Disaster Management department is aiming towards conducting the geophysical survey at 10 spots throughout the Joshimath to get better survey results.... read..
 

"Do not shoot the messenger": Kharge on NDMA guidelines to govt agencies on posts concerning Joshimath land subsidence

New Delhi | January 15, 2023 12:02:35 AM IST
Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge on Saturday slammed the National Disaster Management Authority's (NDMA) "office memorandum" to various agencies asking them "to not post anything on the media" about the Joshimath ground subsidence and said instead of sol... read..
 

Joshimath land subsidence: Demolition of damaged Hotel Malari Inn underway

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | January 15, 2023 2:04:09 PM IST
In the wake of the land subsidence crisis in the Joshimath area of Uttarakhand's Chamoli, the dismantling of Hotel Malari Inn is underway on Sunday, as per official sources.... read..
 

Disaster Management Secy inspects Joshimath, says 'cracks increased, but monitoring underway'

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | January 15, 2023 6:34:06 PM IST
Disaster Management Secretary Ranjit Kumar Sinha on Sunday inspected the landslide-affected areas in Uttarakhand's Joshimath and said that there has been an uptick in the number of cracks, but no new areas have faced damages.... read..
 

Uttarakhand: Wall collapse in Joshimath's Marwari village

Marwari ( Uttarakhand) | January 15, 2023 9:01:35 PM IST
In the wake of the land subsidence crisis in the Joshimath area of Uttarakhand's Chamoli, a wall collapsed in Joshimath's Marwari village on Sunday, a local told ANI.... read..
 

PMO team reaches Joshimath to take stock of situation

Joshimath (Uttarakhand) | January 15, 2023 11:32:08 PM IST
A team from the Prime Minister's Office visited disaster-hit areas of Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli and inspected the situation, an official said on Sunday.... read..
 

Convene all-party meet to assess Joshimath, Karnaprayag situation, plan rehabilitation: CPI to Centre

New Delhi | January 14, 2023 7:32:37 PM IST
The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Saturday asked Central Government to convene an all-party meeting to assess the situation in Joshimath and Karnaprayag and to plan for rehabilitation of people.... read..
 
 
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