Last Date to apply for Uttarakhand Urban Development Directorate Various Posts | June 8
Urban Development Directorate Uttarakhand, 43/6 Mata Mandir Road, Dharampur, Dehradun, Uttarakhand - 248001 -- invites interested and eligible professionals for the appointment on Contractual Basis under Comprehensive Capacity Building Program (CCBP), MoUD, GoI in 15 City RPMCs and 01 State RPMC. Below are the key details of Uttarakhand Urban Development Directorate Various Posts :
Urban Planner : 16 posts
Municipal Finance Specialist : 16 posts
Solid Waste Management Specialist : 16 posts
Urban Infrastructure Expert : 11 posts
IT cum Monitoring & Evaluation / MIS Specialist : 11 posts
Social Development Specialist : 10 posts
Capacity building . Institutional Strengthening Specialist : 01 post
How to Apply : Submit application through e-mail (email@example.com) or send through registered/speed post to Director, Urban Development Directorate, 43/6, Mata Mandir Road, Dharampur, Dehradun, Uttarakhand - 248001, clearly mentioning the name of post applied on top of the envelope on or before 08/06/2015.
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Last Date to Apply for the Personal Assistant posts in Uttarakhand High Court Nainital | May 28
High Court of Uttarakhand, Nainital, Uttarakhand -- invites applications from interested and eligible candidates for the Personal Assistants posts. Below are the key details of Uttarakhand High Court Nainital Personal Assistant posts :
Personal Assistant Pay Scale
Rs. 9300 - 34800 Grade Pay Rs. 4800/-
Age Limit for Personal Assistant
21 - 42 years as on 01/07/2015.
How to Apply: An application Fee of Rs. 300/- (Rs.150/- for SC/ST candidates) to be paid through bank draft mad in favour of Registrar General, High Court of Uttarakhand payable at Nainital.
The application form along with one duly attested copy of Certificates and testimonials regarding along with two self addressed envelope (size 5"x10") each bearing postage stamps worth Rs. 22/- should be sent to the Registrar General, High Court of Uttarakhand at Nainital - 263001 (Uttarakhand) on or before 28/05/2015.
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Last Date to apply for Uttarakhand Sanskrit University Faculty Posts, Assistant Librarian Post : May 25
Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, Hardwar-Delhi Highway, P.O. Bahadrabad, Uttarakhand - 249402 -- invites applications on prescribed format from Indian Nationals for the faculty posts of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor. Below are the key details of Uttarakhand Sanskrit University Faculty Posts, Assistant Librarian Post :
How to Apply : Applications in the prescribed format must be sent to The Registrar,Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, Hardwar-Delhi Highway, P.O. Bahadrabad, Uttarakhand - 249402 latest by 25/05/2015.
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A section of people, mostly localities, are protesting Liquor Shops in district Uttarkashi. With 5 new liquor shops opened this year, the liquor shop count in the District has increased to 17.
What is reasoning is being put forward to ban liquor shops in Uttarkashi?
That Uttarkashi is a religious place, home to Yamunotri and Gangotri and dozens of other ancient temples. That’s why ban liquor sale in the city of Uttarkashi and elsewhere.
Liquor Sale through Mobile vans
To placate the disappointment, the District Administration has decided to sell Liquor though Mobile Vans.
Banning liquor (beverages such as alcohol, beer etc.) is often one sided and somewhat partial. In addition, it’s ineffective.
Uttarkashi or for that matter any other district can be a religious place. But that doesn’t mean people consuming liquor are not there. Such people, irrespective of how you see the act, have some rights as well. Banning liquor in any place only increases the Black marketing.
There’s another perspective of looking at the protests as well
Many groups have vested interests served by seeing a blanket ban on liquor sale in any place. These are hoteliers, Guest house owners, tour operators, camp owners and any one into the hospitality business. When a tourist demands liquor or non-vegetarian food in a religious place, he/she is provided the same at an exorbitant price. You may not agree, but studies have proved that making a place a dry area doesn’t decrease liquor consumption. In fact, it only increases the parasitic middlemen, police gaining from the unavailability.
From the past 20 years, temple building has become an equally enticing business in religious places. The religious trusts are not taxed, that’s why they are an easy money spinner. Every street or lane in such religious places has at least one temple. Does that mean there will be no meat, fish or egg shop near on the street?
It has become a habit of seeing Liquor banning protests from one perspective only -- The perspective of the group demanding a ban. What about the rights of those who every right to consume liquor or non-vegetarian food? In contrast to those people who are benefiting from such bans (temple owners, hoteliers etc.), all such people want is enjoy a peg or two in a leisurely manner. Why make the entire process tough on both money and mental peace.
There are logical ways of maintaining the character of a religious place
Open liquor Shops that are veiled. Why do we have a liquor shop which has an open counter, with flashy billboard, overlooking the road?
Why can’t the liquor shop be properly veiled?
Cities must have sections earmarked for non-vegetarian food and Liquor Sale
Why? As there’s consumption. Studies shows nearly sixty percent of people in India are non- vegetarians. About 20-30 percent of people consume liquor in some form. Even those who vouch for liquor ban, for various reasons, sometimes consume it in privacy of their homes or other places.
Which came first must be the rule
It’s logical not to have a liquor shop near a school (although I don’t agree whether Hospitals must be put in that list); but the test here must be: Which among the two came first?
Actually this test applies to residences as well. If a liquor shop came at a certain place first, then it’s the responsibility of the administration of the Government not to allow a school in any law defined vicinity of it.
It’s really possible to have liquor shops and non-vegetarian shops in a religious place and still maintain the religious character of the place. It will allow the state of Uttarakhand to serve its tourists better (many of who are flocking Uttarakhand for Adventure Activities). It will be less hassle and money spends for locals as well. And we shouldn’t bother too much about the nuisance, as a nuisance creator is the same everywhere, irrespective of whether he/she lives in a religious place or a non-religious one.
Fixed Liquor shops are always better than Mobile Vans
A liquor van can be placed anywhere.
Over the years, I have seen visibly double standards in the country. This makes us vouch for something in public, only because it serves our vested interest; Or if we have resources to practice that in private. This is not GOOD. If buying something becomes illegal simply because the place prohibits that, then there’s nothing wrong in demanding availability of it (especially when one consumes it).
Not to say much, this is a concluding thought for you: Making Dry Area doesn’t decrease Liquor consumption. It doesn’t decrease the number of family feuds, and young people consuming liquor as well. It only increases the money wastage on the habit.
PS: Is it wrong to have Liquor shops in the following cities and towns of Uttarkashi? Ambedkar Nagar, Chinyalisaun, Nalupaani, Dinda, Bhatwari, Naugaon, Badkot, Joshivada etc.
If Army personnel in Uttarakhand are allowed to take their monthly Liquor quota to their villages and towns, then how can liquor sale is unjustified there? Tell you, Army liquor has a real sociological impact on Uttarakhand. We need to study that as well, if we want to understand the prevalence of liquor in Uttarakhand, including Uttarkashi.