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PM Modi Inaugurates Uttarakhand Global Investors Summit

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 08-12-2023
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the two-day (8 to 9 December) Uttarakhand Global Investors Summit at the Forest Research Institute, FRI, Dehradun on 8 December 2023. The main objective of this conference is to establish Uttarakhand as a new center of investment.

  • Referring to the tourism sector, Prime Minister Modi said that there is immense potential for investment in tourism in Uttarakhand.
  • On this occasion, Prime Minister Modi appealed to the countrymen to get married in the country instead of organising weddings abroad and asked them to establish Uttarakhand as a destination wedding.

House of Himalayas Brand:

  • On this occasion, the Prime Minister also launched the House of Himalayas Brand of Women Self-Help Groups of Uttarakhand.
  • The Prime Minister said that with this brand, the work of making 2 crore rural women millionaires can be completed rapidly.
  • The Prime Minister also went to see a show related to the Global Investors Summit.
  • Thousands of investors and industry groups from India and abroad are participating in this conference.

Uttarakhand in Brief: 

The state of Uttarakhand was formed on November 09, 2000, as the 27th state of the Republic of India by dividing Uttar Pradesh.

The former name of Uttarakhand state was Uttaranchal (which was changed to Uttarakhand on 1 January 2007).

  • States bordering Uttarakhand: 2 Himachal Pradesh (in the west), Uttar Pradesh (in the south-west, south and south-east)
  • Countries bordering Uttarakhand: 2, in the east – Nepal and in the north – Tibet (China)
  • Capital: Dehradun
  • Governor: Lieutenant General Gurmeet Singh (Retd)
  • Chief Minister: Pushkar Singh Dhami
  • Population: 1,00,86,292 (as per 2011 data)
  • Area: 53,483 square km.
  • Total Districts: 13
  • Number of divisions: 2 (Garhwal and Kumaon)
  • High Court: Nainital
  • State Emblem: Three mountain peaks are depicted below the flag of Ashoka and four waves of Ganga are depicted below it. Below the forehead of Ashoka  “Satyamev Jayate” is written.
  • State flower: Brahma Kamal (Scientific name- Saussurea abalone)
  • State Tree: Rhododendron
  • State Animal: Musk Deer (Muscus chysogaster)
  • State Bird: Monal (Lophoporus impaginus)
  • State sport: Football
  • Number of Assembly members: 70
  • Number of Scheduled Caste (SC) members in the Assembly: 13
  • Number of Scheduled Tribe (ST) members in the Assembly: 2
  • Number of members in Lok Sabha: 5
  • Seats for Rajya Sabha: 3
  • Lok Sabha constituencies reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC): 1


Answer:- Dehradun

Answer:- House of Himalayas Brand

Answer:- From January 1, 2007, the state was changed from Uttaranchal to Uttarakhand.

Answer:- Monal (Lophoporus impaginus)

Answer:- Football
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