Uttarakhand, a state in northern India crossed by the Himalayas, is known for its Hindu pilgrimage sites. Located in the foothills of Himalayas, the State has International boundaries with China (Tibet) in the north and Nepal in the east, on North West lies Himachal Pradesh while in south is Uttar Pradesh. The state of Uttarakhand was earlier a part of United Province of Agra and Awadh which came into existence in 1902. In 1935, the name of State was shortened to the United Province. In January 1950, the United Province was renamed as Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal remained a part of Uttar Pradesh before it was carved out of Uttar Pradesh on 9th November 2000. It is incepted as the 27th State of India. Rishikesh, is a major centre for yoga study.. The city hosts the evening Ganga Aarti, a spiritual gathering on the sacred Ganges River. The state’s forested Jim Corbett National Park shelters Bengal tigers and other native wildlife. The world famous Kumbh mela / Ardh Kumbh Mela is held at Hardwar at every twelfth/sixth year Interval. The Uttarakhand state is the second fastest growing state in India. About 90% of the population of Uttarakhand depends on agriculture. The state is rich in minerals deposits like limestone, marble, rock phosphate, dolomite, magnesite, copper greyphyte, gypsum, etc. Other key industries include tourism and hydropower, and there is prospective development in IT, ITES, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and automobile industries. The service sector of Uttarakhand mainly includes tourism, information technology, higher education, and banking. Now get all Govt Jobs cluttered at one place at the earliest with Naukri Nama. Get latest government jobs in Uttarakhand. . Apply online now for the recent released UKPSC Exams 2017, Recruitment, Syllabus, Results, Uttarakhand Govt Jobs 2017, recruitment exams, jobs, syllabus, results, 10th and 12th pass jobs in Uttarakhand.