Latest News on Uttarakhand Migration
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Feb 11, 2019
Peas cultivation brings new ray of hope in Uttarakhand's Ghes village; model could resolve hilly state's migration problemPeas cultivation has brought much joy and relief to residents of Ghes village in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand who now feel confident that the area’s economy has improved, thus laying the groundwork to curb migration
Feb 09, 2019
From 4-BHK mansion in hills of Uttarakhand to a 1-RK flat in Dehradun: State’s unemployed youth forced to move to plainsWith no jobs available, Uttarakhand's hills have been witness to its sons and daughters leaving home in search of work in the towns, most of which are located in the plains.
Feb 08, 2019
Water and hopes down to a trickle in Uttarakhand's hilly areas as residents ignored by state abandon their homesWith natural water resources gradually drying up and households still waiting for drinking water connections, Mason village in Uttarakhand's Pauri district is one of worst-hit by migration, earning the moniker of ‘ghost villages’
Feb 07, 2019
Ailing healthcare services in Uttarakhand's hilly areas forces migration to urban centres; lack of doctors cripples hospitalsSome hospitals in Uttarakhand face not only a shortage of doctors but also of paramedical staff, highlighting the seriousness of the healthcare facilities the state lacks.
Feb 06, 2019
Migration in Uttarakhand: 25% of villages without access to roads; residents lament lack of govt accountability, forced to abandon stateAccording to government data, 34,000 kilometres of road has been laid in Uttarakhand over the past 18 years, but only 24,000 kilometres is concretised.
Feb 05, 2019
Migration in Uttarakhand: As crisis plagues hill state, govt survey finds 50% villagers left gram panchayats in search of jobs"We might as well have not separated from Uttar Pradesh if this was going to be the state of affairs" — this is the common train of thought that villagers in Uttarakhand have been voicing. Reason: the 40-year-old problem of mass migration that continues to hold the hilly region in its grip.
Feb 04, 2019
Migration in Uttarakhand: In need of better healthcare, other basic facilities, villagers abandon Baluni for urban centresAccording to a Migration Commission report, 734 revenue villages of Uttarakahnd have become 'ghost villages', putting a serious question mark on the relevance of the hilly state carved out of Uttar Pradesh.