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Uttar Pradesh to establish state university in Allahabad

The Uttar Pradesh government will be setting up a state university and modern library in Allahabad, an official said on Wednesday.

Mar 02, 2016, 12:26 PM IST

UP chief secretary to spend night among villagers

In a first, the chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh will spend a night among villagers in the impoverished villages of Bundelkhand.

Jan 09, 2016, 11:07 AM IST

UP identifies 14 lakh under-nourished children

The Uttar Pradesh government has identified 14 lakh "extremely under-nourished children" and has begun intensive monitoring to ensure that they get proper and adequate attention, an official said on Monday.

Dec 21, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

Arun Singhal is UP's chief electoral officer

 Arun Singhal, a 1987-batch IAS officer, has been appointed the chief electoral officer of Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Wednesday.

Aug 19, 2015, 15:05 PM IST

UP to launch drive against power theft

The Uttar Pradesh Power Corp Ltd (UPPCL) will launch a two-month drive against power theft beginning July 21, officials said on Friday.

Jul 17, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh fixes Rs 1,500 as minimum amount for rain-hit farmers

Amid reports that paltry sums were doled out to some farmers hit by untimely rains, Uttar Pradesh government on Monday fixed Rs 1,500 as the minimum amount to be paid to the aggrieved agriculturists.

Apr 13, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

UP govt asks Centre to provide Rs 1,000 cr for rain-hit farmers

Uttar Pradesh government on Friday asked the Centre to immediately release Rs 1,000 crore as relief to farmers hit by untimely rains and hailstorm in the state.

Apr 11, 2015, 01:14 AM IST

Impossible to achieve target through short-term coaching: UP CS

Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan on Saturday advised students to avoid resorting to "short-term coaching" and achieve their target with dedication and talent.

Apr 04, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

Rains resulted in crop losses worth Rs 742 cr: UP Govt

 Uttar Pradesh government today informed the Centre that excessive rains have led to loss of crops worth Rs 742 crore in 31 districts of the state.

Mar 25, 2015, 23:28 PM IST

UP orders social audit of 52,000 village panchayats

The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a social audit of all 52,000 village panchayats in the state, an official said Friday.

Feb 20, 2015, 12:35 PM IST

Rajnath Singh holds meeting with four CMs of Central Zonal Council

Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday chaired a meeting of 20th Central Zonal Council on security where he held discussions on infrastructure and Naxal menace with chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Jan 19, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

UP fast-tracks solutions for industrialists' problems

The Uttar Pradesh government has directed its principal secretaries and secretaries to resolve issues raised by entrepreneurs during a state-level meet within a fortnight.

Dec 06, 2014, 11:21 AM IST

UP gets investment proposals worth Rs 8,900 cr

Uttar Pradesh has received nine investment proposals worth Rs 8,900 crore from companies, including Reliance Cement and Samsung, and the Cabinet will take a call on providing incentives to them, state chief secretary Alok Ranjan said on Sunday.

Nov 29, 2014, 20:45 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav reviews work by different state departments

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday reviewed the works being carried out by nine different departments in meetings with their respective principal secretaries and took a report on their projects.

Nov 28, 2014, 19:59 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh drafts export policy

The Uttar Pradesh government is drafting an export policy to boost the state industry and its products, an official said on Friday.

Nov 14, 2014, 09:50 AM IST

UP, central govt officials meet on power crisis in state

The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday raised the issue of short supply of coal and lower supply from the central power pool as main reasons behind the electricity crisis in the state.

Nov 08, 2014, 20:33 PM IST

'UP govt to utilise e-governance optimally for better services to people'

The Uttar Pradesh government will optimally utilise e-governance to provide better services to people of the state, Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan said on Saturday.

Oct 11, 2014, 21:59 PM IST

LED street-lights to be installed across UP

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to install LED street-lights across the state, an official said Friday.

Oct 10, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

UP govt demands over Rs 6100 cr aid for drought-hit areas

Uttar Pradesh government Thursday demanded a package of Rs 6138.42 crore for 44 drought-hit districts of the state.

Sep 25, 2014, 15:07 PM IST

'Clean India' drive in Uttar Pradesh from September 25

The Uttar Pradesh government will undertake a "Clean India" campaign from September 25 to October 01 in urban areas of the state, officials said on Tuesday.

Sep 23, 2014, 10:31 AM IST