Close on the heels of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of setting up a Rs 20,000-crore defence industrial corridor in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, defence minister Nirmal Sitharaman on Thursday got to work and announced that a defence innovation hub will soon come up which would give employment to 1 lakh people in the next 10 years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a defence industrial corridor in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, one of the most backward regions of the state.
The state government has pulled out all the stops preparing for the two-day Uttar Pradesh Investors Summit 2018, beginning February 21.
A collapse in molasses prices following a bumper production this year has become a bane for the sugar industry, which is still struggling to clear old stocks.
Sugar millers in Uttar Pradesh are caught between the devil and the deep blue sea this year. While on the one hand they are looking at the highest ever sugar production along with vital gains in the overall recovery of sugar and yield of sugarcane, on the other hand they are already witnessing a free fall in sugar prices, which is cutting into their margins in a big way.
Stating that lack of vision coupled with corrupt governance is the reason for the backwardness of the state, Gadkari assured the chief minister that the roads being built by NHAI would be of the latest technology and would last for at least three generations.
The two-day event, which will be kicked off with a series of roadshows from Friday, will see top industrialists of the country making a beeline for Lucknow, along with more than a dozen Cabinet ministers and close to 20 ambassadors from different countries.
In contract farming, private agro-processing and exporting companies enter into an agreement with farmers to purchase a specified quantity of an agri commodity on mutually agreed terms
The GoM also directed officials of all the three relevant authorities in the region, as well as the Greater Noida SSP, to take action against eight builders against whom FIRs have already been lodged.
A day after the civic polls concluded in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) on Thursday announced the new power tariff for the current fiscal, allowing an average hike of 12.73% across all consumer segments.
The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission has adopted Rs 7.02 per unit as the solar tariff for the year 2015-16 for nine bidding companies who have already commissioned their projects for 12 years.
Condemning the incident strongly, the association has asked the chief minister for protection from “mafia elements” and said that such an incident “shows the vulnerability of the sugar mills against undue pressures by the public representatives and ruling party workers”.
With the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) delaying a decision on completely funding the ambitious Rs 22,000-crore Purvanchal Expressway, the state government has in-principle decided to fund the project on the lines of the 305-km Agra-Lucknow Expressway.
The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) is set to hear Bajaj Energy’s petition against the termination of power purchase agreements (PPAs) by Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) on Thursday.
The death toll in Wednesday’s boiler explosion at NTPC’s Unchahar thermal power plant in Rae Bareli rose to 29 and injured more than 100 in one of the country’s worst industrial accidents ever.
The state raised the cane price for the early maturing variety from Rs 315/quintal to Rs 325/quintal
With less than a month remaining for sugarcane crushing to begin in the new season, it’s time for the annual ritual of confrontation between farmers and private millers in Uttar Pradesh on the issue of price to be paid to cane growers.
The Centre has made a presumption that UP will make approximately 8 lakh tonne in October and thus help keep the supplies coming during the festival season.
The new line, expected to open in April, 2018, will make commuting easier.
The sugar industry in Uttar Pradesh, which is poised to be the largest sugar producing state in the country for the second consecutive year, is caught in a fix even before the start of the crushing season.
Even as the Centre is considering the proposal to allow imports of 3-5 lakh tonne of sugar to boost supplies in the build-up to the festival season, a huge hue and cry has erupted on the issue, forcing different sugar producing states to take polar positions.
The Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam (UPRVUN), the company handling thermal power stations in Uttar Pradesh, has shot down the NTPC’s proposal to take over the UP government’s 50% equity share in the 1,320-MW Meja power project in Allahabad.
The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) has sought a hefty hike in power tariffs for 2017-18 — of between 260% and 350% — across rural and urban households and 60% for farmers.
In a bottoms-up approach to fulfil its UDAY promise of arresting the burgeoning AT&C losses, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPPCL) has formed a task force to conduct an extensive energy audit on all the 14,000 feeders in the state.
The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) has sought help from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) to bring down its power purchase cost and assist it in strategising on a long term power purchase policy.
Clauses related to penalties for non-compliance by developers have also been diluted
Much to the relief of both consumers and real estate developers, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath launched the online RERA registration platform in Lucknow on Wednesday.