Uttarakhand healthcare crisis: Citizens face shortage of doctors, crumbling infrastructure as BJP's PPP model fails to deliver
The problem of an acute shortage of doctors in Uttarakhand is a very real one, largely because of an unwillingness to serve in rural areas.
Peas cultivation brings new ray of hope in Uttarakhand's Ghes village; model could resolve hilly state's migration problem
Peas 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
From 4-BHK mansion in hills of Uttarakhand to a 1-RK flat in Dehradun: State’s unemployed youth forced to move to plains
With 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.
Water and hopes down to a trickle in Uttarakhand's hilly areas as residents ignored by state abandon their homes
With 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’
Ailing healthcare services in Uttarakhand's hilly areas forces migration to urban centres; lack of doctors cripples hospitals
Some 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.
Migration in Uttarakhand: 25% of villages without access to roads; residents lament lack of govt accountability, forced to abandon state
According 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.
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.
Migration in Uttarakhand: In need of better healthcare, other basic facilities, villagers abandon Baluni for urban centres
According 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.