Page-5 of Geography of Uttar Pradesh Current Affairs, GK & News
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) signs project agreement with World Bank for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP)
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has signed a project agreement with the World Bank (WB) for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) on Ganga to enhance navigation on National Waterway-1 from Varanasi to Haldia. Beside this, the Government of India and the World Bank has also signed a $375 million loan agreement for JMVP. ..
Topics: Ganges • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Hindu holy cities • Holy cities • Inland Waterways Authority of India • Iwai • Ministry of Shipping • Navigability • Rigvedic rivers • Rivers • States and union territories of India • Varanasi
India has signed a loan agreement worth $40 million with the World Bank (WB) for UP Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project on December 28, 2017. The purpose of the project is to increase tourism-related benefits for local communities in Uttar Pradesh. The total project cost is around $57.14 million, out of which $40 million will be ..
Topics: Agra • Barsana • Braj • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Hindu holy cities • Hindu pilgrimage sites in India • Krishna • Mathura • States and union territories of India • Uttar Pradesh • Vaishnavism • Vrindavan
Manu Sharma alias Hanuman Prasad Sharma (89), the noted author and Padma Shri awardee, has passed away in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on November 9, 2017. He was nominated as one of the navratna of the Swachha Bharat Abhiyan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency in 2014. He ..
PD Siwal committee constituted by Central Government to probe into NTPC’s Unchahar Thermal Power Plant incident
The Union Power Ministry has constituted a 4-member committee to investigate into the causes of the recent accident that occurred on 1st November 2017 at NTPC’s Unchahar Thermal Power Plant in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli district. The committee, headed by PD Siwal, Member of Central Electricity Authority, will submit its report to the Ministry of ..
Topics: Bareli • Districts of India • Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Station • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • NTPC Limited • NTPC power plant explosion • Raebareli • Raebareli district • Unchahar • Uttar Pradesh
Royana Singh, an assistant professor at the Institute of Medical Science (Anatomy Department), has been appointed as the first woman chief proctor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU). She succeeded O P Singh, who recently resigned from the post after taking moral responsibility for the lathi charge on students who were protesting against the victim-blaming of ..