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Small units, hotels hit by heavy rains in U'khand

Alps Pharmaceuticals Limited, a small unit in Almora, was hit hard by the fury of torrential rains that battered Uttarakhand last month. Production activity had to be shut for seven days after landslides damaged the factory. Six factory workers had a close shave, miraculously emerging alive from the debris. Alps was not the only unit in the district to have suffered from the devastation caused by landslides, cloudbursts and floods. Several other companies, like Sujata Jewel Industries at Baitalghat (Nainital district), Goldi Food Products in Jaspur (Udham Singh Nagar) and Om Metal Powder ...