Deepender Chaudhary, Director General, Information reviewed the research book on “Migration from Indian Himalayan area”

Deepender Chaudhary, Director General, Information reviewed the research book on “Migration from Indian Himalayan area”
A book comprising articles and research papers written by intellectuals and researchers on the subject, “ Migration from Indian Himalayas, challenges and solutions,” was presented to Director General, Information Deepender Chaudhary, Media Advisor to Chief Minister Mr Ramesh Bhatt and Media coordinator to Chief Minister Mr Darshan Singh Rawat on Saturday. The research book was reviewed by Director General, Information.
On this topic, a two day national seminar was also organized jointly by Kumaon University and Himalayan Educational Research and Development Society (HERDS) on November 19 and 20 in which Uttarakhand Migration Commission chairman Dr S.S. Negi was the chief guest. Director General, Information was to chair the seminar but since he was appointed as an observer for the Chattisgarh assembly elections he could not attend it.
The book has been edited by Prof. Atul Joshi, Director, IPSDR, who is a recipient of Presidents’ award. He informed that it only due to the inspiration and encouragement by Deepender Chaudhary, Director General, Information that the research book could be edited. On this occasion, Deepender Chaudhary, Director General, Information said that this research book will prove to be a milestone in understanding the reasons behind migration and its mitigation from Himalayan region particularly from Uttarakhand.
Media advisor to the Chief Minister Mr. Ramesh Bhatt said that the main problem of the hilly areas of Uttarakhand is migration of able bodied youth. He said that unless hill villages are made self-sufficient, the problem of migration could not be tackled.
In the absence of Prof. Atul Joshi, the book was presented to Director General, Information by K. K. Pandey, Chief of HERDS who is also working in Kumoan University. Nitin Sharma and Raghuveer Bangari were also present.
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