Uttar Pradesh: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

PM SVANidhi Scheme: UP secures the top rank

On 26 October, 2020, the Government of India announced that Uttar Pradesh secured the top rank PM SVANidhi Scheme. The state has approved the highest number of loans so far. Highlights Uttar Pradesh government has secured the top ranking in all categories of the PM SVANidhi Scheme. The categories include sanction, applications, disbursements of loans. ..

KVIC’s Honey Mission: Bee boxes distributed to migrant workers

Minister of State for MSME, Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi handed over 700 bee boxes to 70 migrant workers of two districts of the state of Uttar Pradesh which provided them the livelihood opportunity through the “Honey Mission” program. What is KVIC’s Honey Mission? The Honey Mission was launched by Khadi and Village Industries Commission in ..

Swachh Survekshan report 2020: Indore bagged the award for fourth time in a row

Indore bagged the first prize as the cleanest city in the nation for the fourth year in a row. The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry released the Swachh Survekshan Report 2020 with the List of winning cities of India. Key Highlights of the report Swachh Survekshan sanitation survey was carried out in over 4,000 ..

UP to Set up District-level Panels to fight COVID 19

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up district-level panels consisting of district magistrates, chief medical officers and chief development officers to prepare a working plan in order to fight the COVID 19 pandemic more effectively. Details The government has decided to strengthen the telemedicine facility and also its proper publicity so that more ..

BS Chauhan Committee Formed to Probe Vikas Dubey Encounter Case

The Supreme Court has given its nod to formulate a judicial panel to look into the details of the Vikas Dubey alleged encounter case. The apex court has decided to appoint former SC Judge Justice B S Chauhan to head the panel and it has been given two months to submit the report to the ..