Tag: Uttar Pradesh government

Noida Airport land handed over to private developer, construction soon

NEW DELHI: In a stepping stone for the development of Noida International Airport, a pact was signed between the Uttar Pradesh government’s joint venture company and Swiss developer Zurich International Airport AG’s special purpose vehicle on Saturday for handing over of the 1,334 hectare land at the project site in Jewar. The “license memorandum” was […]

Uttar Pradesh government transfers Hathras DM, 15 other IAS officers

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred 16 IAS officers, including Hathras District Magistrate Praveen Kumar Laxkar who had hit the headlines after the rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman. Laxkar will be the new district magistrate of Mirzapur. UP Jal Nigam Additional MD Ramesh Ranjan will take his place in Hathras, […]

Uttar Pradesh government transfers over Rs 445 crore to 97,663 SHGs

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday transferred Rs 445.92 crore to the bank accounts of 97,663 self-help groups (SHGs) under the UP State Rural Livelihood Mission, an official statement issued here said. At the virtual event, the state government also signed an memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ICICI Bank for training women, […]

Uttar Pradesh government gives nod for Rs 600 crore data centre park near Greater Noida

NEW DELHI: In a move that will generate employment opportunity for the youth, a data centre park costing over Rs 600 crore will be established near Greater Noida soon. The Yogi Adityanath government gave approval to this high-profile project which will be set up by the Hiranandani group near Greater Noida on a 20 acre […]

Allahabad High Court stays Uttar Pradesh government’s regularisation scheme for illegal constructions

PRAYAGRAJ: The Allahabad High Court has put an interim stay on a scheme that allows regularisation of illegal constructions against payment of fees, and asked the Uttar Pradesh government to give justification for the move. In an interim order on October 7, the high court said the new compounding scheme was “contrary to the aims, […]

1,000-acre land identified for film city near Noida, proposal sent to Uttar Pradesh government

NEW DELHI: The Yamuna Expressway authority has sent a proposal to the Uttar Pradesh government for setting up a film city in Gautam Buddh Nagar, officials said on Monday. Land has been identified for the proposed film city, which would be spread over an area of 1,000 acres, officials of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development […]

Uttar Pradesh government transfers 5 IAS officers

NEW DELHI: The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred five IAS officers including two district magistrates, an official said Sunday. The official said Amit Singh Bansal, the district magistrate of Banda, has been made the district magistrate of Mau. Manish Kumar Verma, the district magistrate of Kaushambi, has been made the special secretary (basic education). Amit […]

Uttar Pradesh government hikes liquor prices, hopes to earn Rs 2,350 crore revenue

NEW DELHI: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to increase liquor prices from Rs 5 to Rs 400 per bottle depending on its size and category of the drink. The decision to increase the prices was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, said state Finance Minister Suresh Khanna, adding […]

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