ONGC receives three ICC PSE Excellence Awards

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) hogged the limelight at the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) PSE Excellence Awards 2017 by securing three awards in ‘Operational Performance Excellence’, ‘Contribution of Women in PSEs’ and ‘Corporate Governance’ categories. The GGM (HR) and director designate (HR) Alka Mittal received the awards on behalf of ONGC from Ajay Dua, former secretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

147 roads remain blocked in State due to rain, landslide

About 147 roads have remained blocked to traffic in various parts of the State. Observers point out that with the road network in such a bad shape now, the situation may worsen in the coming days considering the heavy rain forecast in parts of the State on September 1, 2 and 3.

Min surveys flood affected Haridwar, Kotdwar areas

The Central Government has provided its approval in principle to Rs 30 crore for flood control works. Stating this, the State Flood Control Minister Satpal Maharaj informed that land loss on the right bank of the Ganga in Haridwar has caused considerable damage to agricultural land.

Clean Ganga ghats within 48 hours in Haridwar, orders HC

The High Court of Uttarakhand has directed the Haridwar municipal corporation to ensure cleaning of the Ganga ghats in Haridwar within 48 hours. Further, the court has also directed the Haridwar Senior Superintendent of Police to depute one sub inspector and 11 police personnel to prevent substance abuse on the ghats.