In cold storage: Uttarakhand did not get power for its rights

  • | Friday | 30th April, 2021

When the state government claimed to implement the Fees Act to curb the arbitrariness of private schools in the state, the parents breathed a sigh of relief.

When the dam was built in Tehri, the biggest contribution was made by the local people. They named their village, house, farm, barn all to this dam. It was hoped that with this contribution, the villages of the mountainous areas would be illuminated by lightning.

After the formation of a separate state of Uttarakhand, there was a splitting of assets, it seemed that Uttarakhand would get power for its rights, but Uttar Pradesh pulled out of it. State governments have talked to the Uttar Pradesh government several times in this matter but to no avail.

In the year 2017, both the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have BJP governments, so there is some hope. Despite several rounds of meetings, the matter has not progressed beyond assurance here. The situation is that Uttarakhand, being the state of the project area, is still getting only 12.5 percent of royalty.

In the state of Uttarakhand of Sadanira rivers Ganga and Yamuna, the drinking water situation is not very good. In view of this, a campaign was launched to make the common people aware of the austerity in the use of drinking water. Water is life, water accumulation, life accumulation, etc. By releasing all the slogans, an attempt was made to make the common man aware. It was also decided to install a water meter. The intention is that whoever uses the water, will have to pay the same amount. It was informed that the data in the meter will be kept as a digital record.


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