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UP plans to compensate daily-wage laborers’ income loss due to COVID-19

The most populous state of the country, Uttar Pradesh is planning to provide cash transfers to daily-wage labourers to protect them from income loss in economic slowdown due to COVID-19. The state has set up a panel to study the proposal for transferring cash directly to bank accounts of labourers. The report is expected to ..

UP Cabinet passes ‘Recovery of Damage to Public Properties Ordinance 2020’

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet recently passed the ‘Recovery of Damage to Public Properties Ordinance 2020’ for recovery of losses caused by damage to public property during violent protests. The decision which was taken in a cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath aims to prevent loss of public property in the state. The damages ..

UP to depute ‘Arogya Mitra’ at PHCs to inform people about health-related schemes

The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath recently announced that one ‘Arogya Mitra’ each is to be deputed at all Primary health centres in the state to inform people about health-related schemes of the government. The Chief Minister also announced ‘Kaushal Satrang’ programme of the Department of Vocational Education and Skill Development and Department ..

UP government to pay farmers who provide shelter to stray cattle

The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath recently announced that the government has decided to provide a financial assistance of Rs 900 per month to those farmers who are ready to keep stray cattle at their houses and provide a shelter to them. The state government of Uttar Pradesh also announced that it has ..

UP assembly speaker announces hike in MLALAD Fund

The Uttar Pradesh assembly Speaker recently announced that the state’s MLAs’ Local Area Development Fund (MLALAD Fund) to Rs.3 Crore per annum. The fund has been increased from the previous limit of Rs. 2 Crore a year. This hike in the limit is expected to accelerate the developmental activities made in the constituencies. In 2018, ..

NTPC Limited to acquire government’s entire stake in THDC India and NEEPCO

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently permitted the Maharatna PSU NTPC Limited to acquire the government’s entire stake in THDC India and North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO). NTPC will acquire 100 per cent of the issued and paid-up share capital of the NEEPCO and 74.5 per cent in THDC India, the rest of which is held by ..

UP announces CMAPS and YUVA schemes during the budget

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday announced two new schemes during its budget presentation. Under the proposed ‘Chief Minister Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (CMAPS)’, youth of the state in MSME units are to given on-job training and employment. A stipend is also to be provided. Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyan (YUVA) hubs are to be set up, ..

UP enacts Performance Regulation Act 2019

The state government of Uttar Pradesh, led by the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has recently enforced ‘Performance Regulation Act 2019’ for its Power department. As per the notification issued by the government, the consumer would get financial compensation for delay in solving their grievances. Delays in repairing and non-response by call-centre of the department would ..