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Lots of of households name for rehabilitation
Over the past 10 years, 1,086 households from 43 disaster-affected villages of Uttarakhand’s hill districts have been rehabilitated by the state authorities at a price of Rs 45.6 crore. Thus, the common rehabilitation expenditure per household is Rs 4,20,225. Many extra villages, together with Raini on the banks of Rishi Ganga river, the place flashfloods struck on February 7 killing a whole lot, have been demanding rehabilitation for a very long time now. “Now we have been requesting the state authorities for rehabilitation for years now however no avail. On a regular basis, we dwell in concern,” Sohan Rana, the grandson of Gaura Devi who was instrumental in ‘Chipko Andolan’, stated. He’s a resident of Raini village.

Unemployment price up six instances over 2016-17 stage  
Unemployment in Uttarakhand has gone up by greater than six instances within the final 5 years. In line with the info put out by the Heart for Monitoring Indian Economic system (CMIE), the unemployment price within the state was 1.61% in 2016-17.  It has shot as much as 10.99% in FY 2020-2021 which is a 682% enhance. The rise in unemployment is attributed to the pandemic. In 2017-18, the unemployment price was 1.02%. It was 2.79% in 2018-19 and 5.32% in 2019-20. In line with a report submitted by the Uttarakhand Migration Fee to Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat, greater than 53,000 migrants have returned dwelling to the state from totally different components of India for the reason that begin of the second wave of the pandemic. Many of the returnees had been working within the hospitality sector. 

IIT-Roorkee launches course on AI, huge information 
The Indian Institute of Know-how (IIT) Roorkee has launched two new M Tech applications beneath the not too long ago established Centre for Synthetic Intelligence and Knowledge Science (CAIDS). Synthetic Intelligence (AI) and Knowledge Science (DS) have the ability to unravel real-life issues. “AI and DS have opened new avenues for analysis throughout disciplines and specialisations,” Ajit Ok Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee, stated.  Academicians and policymakers are working in the direction of making a sustainable society with clever automation of advanced real-life duties powered by AI.

Navy academy prepared for passing out parade 
The Indian Navy Academy (IMA) is presently engaged in preparations for its spring time period Passing Out Parade which is able to see 425 Gents Cadets passing out on June 12. This consists of 84 overseas trainees from 9 international locations. The ceremonies have been scaled down in view of the pandemic, however will retain the normal factor of ceremonial regalia.  “The Covid pandemic posed severe challenges for the Academy however the extraordinarily pro-active measures and strict enforcement of requisite protocols ensured a largely Covid-free’ atmosphere,” an announcement from the IMA stated. 

vineet upadhyay
Our correspondent in Dehradun

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