DEHRADUN The Chief Minister said that it is our aim to curb corruption. Our policy towards corruption is of zero tolerance. We will do whatever is right in the interest of the state. There is a need to fight against corruption. Everyone has to take initiative in this. He appealed to the youth to unite against corruption and this can reduce unemployment in the next ten years.
The youth and entrepreneurs who were honoured by Chief Minister Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat in this program, also shared their suggestions and experiences. Chief Minister Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat said that the suggestions of the young entrepreneurs who have made changes in society will be taken care of.
Ranjana Rawat, who was honoured on this occasion, changed the lives of hundreds of people from organic farming with her colleagues. She started cultivating mushroom in the mountains. Today she is known as ‘Mushroom Girl’ in the mountains. Ashish Dabral of Pauri, a software engineer working a multinational company, has revived the decades-old Timli University with his hard work, and today is teaching the children there in Sanskrit along with digital education and robotic techniques. Ashish has inspired the villagers for collective farming and is working towards doubling the income of farmers by cultivating vegetables in his area. Ashish Kitimali University has started the Emergency Ambulance for the elderly in collaboration with a private organization.
Manish Joshi of Pauri, trained in adventure sports in many countries of Europe, established Himalayan Flying School in Kandara, and has been teaching paragliding tricks to the mountain youth for the last 25 years. Manish Joshi is also involved in exploring the possibilities of Mountain Cycling and Wild Safari. Priyanka Joshi of Pithoragarh is promoting works such as Poly House, Seed Distribution, Animal Husbandry, Monthly Saving Scheme, Advanced Equipment for Agriculture, Mushroom Production, Flower Farming and Poultry.
Encouraging local cash crops and production of timru and cardamom with medicinal properties. Simultaneously, with the help of villagers, she is promoting the production of turmeric, hill herbs, ginger, dairy products, kiwi and strawberries, as well as making the local market available for marketing of all these products.
Chartered Accountant by profession, Alok created a company called Nature Connect Outdoor and took initiatives to promote tourism in Uttarakhand. In 2011, several houses were developed as a homestay in the mountainous area. Some time ago he did some new experiments and generated new crop prospects in Uttarakhand. Produced Manipur’s black rice, black turmeric, black ginger. Initiated to prepare organic jaggery in Doiwala.
Rekha Dhami from Pithoragarh learnt driving and she was hired by tourists. She wanted to open a driving school and to provide driving jobs to women. A farmer, Pappu from Chamoli has been earning handsome money through peas production with the help of imported seeds from New Zealand. Kuldeep and Saneep from Tehri has made a “Burfi” made of “Maduwa”,which is gaining popularity in Dehradun and New Delhi and Miteshwar Anand from Pauri has been selected for PCS and started planting drive. Shilpa Bahuguna has been trying to provide employment by hiring college students through event management and Sudhir Sundriyal is doing organic farming on barren land in Feel Good scheme. Ramesh Petwal from Dehradun is training youths to provide jobs and trained and provided jobs to 10000 so far. Manoj Uniyal has donated his maximum salary for electrification and electrified seven villages through micro grid technique and working to provide electricity to 21 villages.
The work is on to do marketing of products manufactured and to set up common service centres in the villages and work is on to transform 50 villages as smart village. Hemlata has been working for women health and empowerment and providing nutritious diets to children. She helped 100 TB girls patients to cure from disease.
Teacher Hukum Singh Uniyal has made facility for free meal and residence for drop out school children and 136 students are enrolled in his school. Gitesh and Kheem Singh have been working on reverse migration. Pankaj Rana from Uttarkashi has been working for widows and Pankaj Rana was captain of country’s blind football team and scored two goals in three international matches.
Chief Minister, Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat has inaugurated “Dev Bhoomi Dialog” to have direct contact with people of the state in the function held at CM’s residence on Friday. After welcoming youths, and social activists, CM has said that youths are the future of the country. He said scholars, writers, poets, lyricists should write on “ What Type of Uttarakhand We Want?”. He said it is the duty of everyone to fulfil statehood activists’ mission. He said youths should opt for self employment for the overall growth of Uttarakhand.
The programme was also addressed by DGP Anil Raturi, Secretary Finance Amit Negi, Padamshri Anil Joshi and Migration Commission Chairman S.S. Negi. The program was compered by Media CM advisor Ramesh Bhatt.
Migration Commission vice president SS Negi, Secretary D Senthil Pandiyan, Secretary Skill Development Dr Pankaj Kumar Pandey, IRTDA director Amit Sinha and HARC Chairperson Dr Mahendra Kunwar were present