Uttarakhand is safe now

Devendra Budakoti

Uttarakhand is safe now. Tourists can visit many places and break the myth of “Unsafe Uttarakhand”. Yes, the disaster has damaged Uttarakhand. Its time to rebuild Uttarakhand. It is true that Uttarakhand lost links like roads and bridges, scarcity of food etc in remote villages, thousands became widows and orphan […]

Maithi Movement: An Introduction

Devendra Budakoti

Let every Marriage be a sweet occasion Plant a tree for beautiful memory परिणय बंधन की मधुर बेला पर एक पौध रोपकर केवल शादी को यादगार ही नही बनाया जा सकता अपितु धरती के प्राकृतिक संसाधनों के सरंक्षण एंव संबर्द्धन की दिशा में यह महान योगदान भी है। मैती का […]

Himalayan Berry Bedu

Devendra Budakoti

The Himalayan Berry- Bedu …..now remains 0nly in the famous song of Uttarakhand…….Bedu pako Bara Masa……. The Fruit is hardly eaten by the Villagers, unlike the Kafal, which also sold in the local market in the season

Climate Change: Uttarakhand And Himachal Catastrophe

Devendra Budakoti

We cannot ignore the climate crisis anymore! We the organisations of Himachal Pradesh the partner of India Climate Justice collective notes with deep anguish the devastating loss of life, livelihoods, and homes in Uttarakhand and Himachal. The death toll is likely in the thousands, way beyond current official figures. We […]

Tourism in Uttarakhand Worst Hit by Calamity

Devendra Budakoti

Tourism has been worst hit in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, with pilgrims fleeing the disaster-struck state and tourists cancelling their bookings. May and June are considered peak season for tourism in the state with hotels registering 100 per cent occupancy, but now, most wear a deserted look and several have also been […]

NGOs abandon flood-hit Uttarakhand, by Raju Gusain

Devendra Budakoti

NGOs abandon flood-hit Uttarakhand: How 80 per cent have left the district they promised to rebuild Non-Government organisations seemed to be omnipresent after Rudraprayag was hit by flash floods last year.They all expressed their desire to be part of the reconstruction initiatives, and signed hundreds of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) […]