Tag: Uttar Pradesh

Gayatri Prajapati bought benami properties on name of daily wagers: ED

NEW DELHI: Former Uttar Pradesh government minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, who is currently lodged in a prison in connection with a rape case, has bought the benami properties on the name of the daily wagers. The revelations were made during the Enforcement Directorate (ED) raids at several locations in the state on Wednesday against the […]

Yogi Adityanath’s 20 decisions in 2020 that paved the way for a new Uttar Pradesh

LUCKNOW: While the Central and state governments were struggling to combat the unprecedented Covid outbreak, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath not only tackled the situation well but also took decisions which kept the ball rolling for the state. From the construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya to establishing the world’s biggest film city […]

Narendra Modi launches 351km-long eastern dedicated freight corridor;attacks previous governments for delays

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the 351 km long ‘New Bhaupur-New Khurja section’ of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) and Operation Control Centre (OCC) at Prayagraj. Speaking on the occasion, Modi said, “After Independence we are witnessing the inauguration of the most advanced rail section in the country. The first […]

Yogi government to ensure safety, respect of its labourers working in foreign countries

NEW DELHI: Security, safety and honour of the migrant labourers of Uttar Pradesh, who have left their home family and went for work in foreign countries, thousands of kilometres away, will not be neglected anymore. The Yogi Adityanath government government is working overtime to ensure the safety and dignity of its migrant labourers working in […]

Pepsico to set up potato chips unit in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: ‘PepsiCo’, the multinational food and beverages company is going to set up a new (greenfield) potato chips production unit in Uttar Pradesh with an investment of Rs 814 crore. According to the government spokesman, the unit will be set up on about 35 acres of land provided by the State Industrial Development Authority […]

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, […]

Yogi Adityanath government claims over 26 lakh people employed in 8 months

NEW DELHI: Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Yogi Adityanath government has challenged its critics claiming that 26,62,960 people have been provided employment in the last eight months. An action plan was prepared on the instructions of the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister. Acting on this action plan, 26,62,960 people have been employed in 6,65,740 new […]

Industrialists want to invest in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Uttar Prdaesh (UP)-based industrialists, residing in America, have described the state’s present climate as ‘investment-friendly’ and expressed a desire to work here. In an interaction with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at an Investment and Tourism programme organised under the banner of Uttar Pradesh Association of North America (UPANA), UP-American industrialists, appreciated the government’s […]

Uttar Pradesh approves financial incentives for Samsung display factory

NEW DELHI: India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Friday said it will give financial incentives to South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co to set up a 48.25 billion rupee ($654.36 million) display factory. Samsung is re-locating the factory to the state from China, the Uttar Pradesh administration said in a statement, a move that will […]

Rs 64,522 crore motor premium earned, Rs 35,519 crore claims paid in FY19

NEW DELHI: A total sum of Rs 35,519 crore of motor insurance claims were settled during 2018-19 by Indian general insurance companies while the gross underwritten premium was Rs 64,522.35 crore, the Insurance Information Bureau of India said on Tuesday. In its annual report on motor insurance for fiscal 2018-19, the Bureau said that Rs […]

ADB approves $430 million to help rehabilitate power distribution networks in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $430 million multitranche financing facility (MFF) to improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply in Uttar Pradesh in India. The Uttar Pradesh Power Distribution Network Rehabilitation Project will improve the efficiency and sustainability of power supply in Uttar Pradesh. The project will finance the […]

ECL official dies during CBI raid at his residence in coal-smuggling racket case

KOLKATA: Even as the CBI raided 45 locations across West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand on Saturday in connection with a coal-smuggling racket, a security official of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) died during a search operation at his residence. Deceased Dhananjay Roy was posted as a Security Inspector at the state-run firm in Kunustoria […]

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 16 highway projects in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Minister Nitin Gadkari has called upon the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Government to exempt toll plaza agreements from stamp duty in the State. He also asked for expediting land acquisition for developing National Highways, as is being done in some of the States. The Minister also requested the […]

Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation Stone and inaugurate 16 highway projects in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate and lay foundation stone of 16 highway projects in Uttar Pradesh today. The state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will preside over the virtual function, to be attended by MoS-RTH Gen (Retd) V K Singh,Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, and Ministers from […]

Lucknow’s Gomti Nagar railway station new design approved: RLDA

NEW DELHI :The Gomti Nagar Railway Station, which is being reconstructed by the Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), will soon be a reality as its design has been approved by the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi) with RERA registration. The RLDA is working on the reconstruction of the Gomti Nagar Railway Station in Lucknow in […]

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