Deepa Jainani

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Covid-19: UP distilleries queue up to manufacture hand sanitizers

As many as 20 companies, mostly sugar distilleries, have applied for permission of licences to manufacture hand sanitizers.

As per details obtained from the UP sugar and excise department, these 21 companies would be manufacturing approximately 50,000 litre of hand sanitizers daily. (Representative image) News

On track! UP-defence corridor to generate 2.5 lakh jobs, land acquisition begins

The Uttar Pradesh govt has begun acquiring land for the corridor, which is expected to attract investments of Rs 20,000 cr and generate 2.5 lakh jobs

UP defence corridor, UPDC project, Narendra Modi, Bundelkhand region, UPEIDA, UP government, defence corridor News

Striking gold! 52.8-k tonne gold reserves discovered in UP’s Sonbhadra district

The state mining department has formed a seven-member team to conduct geo-tagging of the entire region and it will submit its report on Saturday.

gold, gold stocks News

UP Budget 2020: Metro networks, airports and expressways find big focus

Fiscal deficit of Rs 53,195 crore is estimated for 2020-21, which is 2.97% the gross state domestic product and close to the FRBM limit.

up budget, up budget 2020 News

DefExpo 2020: UP govt inks 23 defence manufacturing-related MoUs worth Rs 50,000 crore

The pacts are aimed at forging and renewing partnerships for innovative collaboration and transformation of defence manufacturing in the country.

DefExpo 2020, UPEIDA, Uttar Pradesh government, UP Defence Corridor, Rajnath Singh, DRDO, Yogi Adityanath, Tejas Mk1A News

Defence Expo: India can no longer rely on defence exports, says PM Modi; sets Rs 35,000 crore export target

Inaugurating the the Defence Expo 2020 in Lucknow, the Prime Minister said the new mantra is “Make in India, for India and for the world,” and said this policy is being adhered to by his government to prepare a robust def

Defence Expo, Narendra Modi, Make in India, 3D printing, artificial intelligence, IoT, Big Data analysis News

UP hikes licence fee for liquor, introduces bar code for bottles

The new policy has fixed an annual licence fee for hotels, restaurants and clubs in category-1 cities for serving liquor at Rs 10 lakh.

licence fee for liquor, bar code liquor, beer, Indian made foreign liquor News

Power rate hike in Uttar Pradesh, UPPCL raises tariff to 66 paise/unit

According to sources, UPPCL decided to pass on the increase in the power purchase cost due to hike in coal prices to the consumers.

UPPCL, Power rate hike in UP, National Tariff Act, UP power consumers forum, UPERC, hike in coal prices News

UP power consumers can claim damages for deficient services

Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission has drawn up standard of performance (SoP) regulations, in which it has fixed a time frame for the delivery of services a

New power tariff policy, consumer, power tariff policy, industry news, power, power sector, electricity, power demand, light News

UP set to hold fort while India’s sugar output likely to fall 20%

For the industry, which was facing storage problems, this will be a boon as it will be able to ease out the sugar stock that was lying out in the open to a large extent.

Commodities News

No change in sugarcane SAP in Uttar Pradesh

The SAP for the common variety remains at Rs 315 a quintal, which accounts for almost half of the total sugarcane produce.

sugarcane industry in Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath government, state advised price of sugarcane, sugarcane produce News

Zurich Airport outbids DIAL and Adani to develop India’s largest airport at Jewar

The airport will come up in 5,000 hectare area when fully constructed and is estimated to cost Rs 29,560 crore.

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UP increases reserved molasses quota for country liquor makers

The decision had caused severe heartburn among the sugar millers who had felt that the hike in the reserved quota would impact their cash flow and also effect their cane payments to farmers.

liquor, liquor industry News

Uttar Pradesh needs growth push to become $1 trillion economy: Finance Commission

The state has an SDG Index value of 42, lower than the national average value of 57, and it ranks 29th among the states.

Economy News

Uttar Pradesh to host brain-storming meet on RERA on November 1

The conclave, ‘Transforming Realty with RERA’, will be inaugurated by chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri and is likely to be attended by RERA chairmen of all states.

UP-RERA chairman Rajive Kumar said the objective of the one-day event is to find ways to strengthen the RERA Act. (Representational Image) News

Aptel junks UPERC tariff cut for Tata Power unit

In order to recover their dues and salvage the project, the 18 lenders of the project, led by SBI, invited the bids to replace the existing promoters through transfer/sale of the pledged shares, in which Resurgent Power emerg

Industry News

Uttar Pradesh govt identifies 5 sectors for $1-trillion economy push

Claiming that the government is going all out to promote MSMEs through the One District One Product (ODOP) scheme and setting up clusters for export, the chief minister said.

The chief minister said after the success of two ground-breaking ceremonies the state is preparing to hold a third ground-breaking ceremony in which investments worth Rs 65,000 crore would start rolling in. (File photo) News

Not so sweet: Uttar Pradesh cane dues at Rs 5,500 crore

Apart from these, Bajaj group, which is the largest group and has 14 sugar mills in the state, has a paid percentage of 54.81% and its dues run into a whopping Rs 22,550.50 crore, which is almost 44% of the total cane dues of

Once the sugar is sold, mills are supposed to part with 85% of the proceeds to clear their cane dues News

UPPCL banned from buying power from exchanges on alleged lapses

According to sources, UPPCL authorities are trying to persuade Bajaj Energy to withdraw its complaint and help lift the ban on it buying power from the exchanges by assuring it that a certain amount of payment would be made t

Economy News

Over 5 lakh smart meters installed in a year, mostly in Uttar Pradesh

Once these 40 lakh smart meters are installed, it will enable the UP discoms to save Rs 8,000 crore over eight years.

Economy News

Uttar Pradesh keeps local units out, system only for inter-state buys

UPPCL and its discoms are geared up to adhere to the letter of credit system for power purchases from August 1, but have kept independent power producers within the state out of the ambit of the new payment security mechanism

Economy News

Letters of credit for power supplies: UP seeks more time

In the meantime, the finance department has also been advised to provide additional subsidy to meet the cash gap.

Industry News

UP cane arrears stand at Rs 9,500 crore: 5 big private mills owe Rs 5,000 crore to farmers

Of the privately-owned sugar mills, five big groups — the Yadu Group, Simbhaoli Sugars, Modi Group, Bajaj Group and Mawana Sugars — owe up to Rs 5,000 crore.

Cane dues on the same date last year stood at Rs 12,075 crore. News

Yogi govt fixes minimum base price for reserved molasses

Initially representatives of both the industry associations were asked to solve the issue amicably amongst themselves in such a way that the lifting of reserve molasses and the government’s revenue collection target is not

Yogi govt, minimum base price, reserved molasses, sugar mills, ENA cost, country liquor News

Here’s what UP govt plans to help sugarcane growers

The proposal to introduce a UP sugar and sugarcane development fund aims at helping the ailing sector, especially sugarcane growers who have been battling delayed payments year over year.

Economy News

Power rates in Uttar Pradesh likely to increase by up to 25%

UPPCL had not sought any tariff revision last year in light of the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls and also kept on hold the proposal for the current year till the polls were over.

Economy News

Train to Taj Mahal given green signal! Agra Metro to be ready by 2024

Scheduled to be ready by 2024, the Agra Metro will be welcomed by the city’s residents and tourists alike.

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