Government of Uttar Pradesh Current Affairs, GK & News

Kisan Kalyan Mission of Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh Government is to launch Kisan Kalyan mission. What are the key features of Kisan Kalyan mission? The Kisan Kalyan mission aims to double the farmer income covering all the Assembly constituencies of the state of Uttar Pradesh. This is to be achieved through campaigns that create awareness among farmers on how to ..

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Special Security Force for Industrial Security in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh government is to create a dedicated Security force that will look after the security of airport, district courts, industrial institutions, banks and metro rails. Highlights The Uttar Pradesh Special Security Force (UPSSF) will be created by the Uttar Pradesh Government to secure its industries. The force will operate in a similar way ..

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Ramgarh Lake becomes UP’s first notified wetland

The Uttar Pradesh notified Ramgarh Lake in Gorakhpur, which spreads over 737 hectare, under Wetland Management Rule, 2017 in order to restrict industrial and constructional activities around it. This makes it UP’s first notified wetland. The notification has been issued on 15th June to seek people’s response to it. State government has already developed the ..

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Uttar Pradesh Government launches “Ayush Kavach” application

On May 5, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Government launched Ayush Kavach application to help people access prescriptions. These prescriptions will help the people to strengthen their resistance through ancient practices Ayurveda and Yoga. The application aims to boost the immunity of the people through Ayurveda medicines. Highlights The Ayush Kavach application is to provide health ..

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ICMR: Pooled Testing only in areas of less than 5% COVID-19 prevalence

On April 22, 2020, the Indian Council of Medical Research announced that pooled testing can be done only in areas where the COVID-19 prevalence is less than 5%. Also, the ICMR has instructed that not more than 5 samples shall be pooled. This is done to improve the efficacy of pooled testing What is pooled ..

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