Brahma Kamal flowers start blooming in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli

News: The rare Brahma Kamal, the only flower known to bloom after sunset and just once a year has been spotted in the higher reaches of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand. Facts: Brahma Kamal (Saussurea Obvallata): It is a species of flowering plant native to the Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, India, Mongolia, Burma and southwest… Continue reading Brahma Kamal flowers start blooming in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli

Special Tiger Force for Corbett Reserve set up

Uttarakhand Government has decided to set up Special Tiger Force for Corbett Tiger Reserve(CTR). The special tiger force will check illegal human intrusion into the reserve through villages located on its fringes and serve as a second layer of protection for tigers at the CTR. Jim Corbett National Park was established in 1936 as Hailey… Continue reading Special Tiger Force for Corbett Reserve set up

Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme: Uttarakhand among best performing states

Uttarakhand has been adjudged as one of the country’s five best performing states under ‘Beti Bachao,Beti Padhao’ scheme. The state will be felicitated along with the other selected states in recognition of its consistent performance in respect of sex ratio at birth(SRB). Consistent performance in respect of SRB indicates that the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’… Continue reading Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme: Uttarakhand among best performing states