State demands withdrawal of eco-sensitive zone notification


#Dehradun #Uttarakhand Uttarakhand Cabinet on Tuesday passed a resolution to request the Centre to withdraw its notification declaring vast stretch between Gomukh to Uttarkashi in the state as an eco-sensitive zone. Apart from this the cabinet gave nod to the 'Mera Gaon Meri Sadak' scheme and also took decisions related to the new sports policy of the state and other issues. After the meeting held under the leadership of Chief Minister Harish Rawat, his media in-charge Surendra Kumar said, "State cabinet has passed a resolution to request the Centre to withdraw its notification of declaring a 100 km stretch of the Bhagirathi river as eco-sensitive zone." He also said that a delegation headed by state Forest Minister Dinesh Agarwal will soon meet the Prime Minister proposing the same.

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