Uttar Pradesh: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

MP to launch “Kill Corona” campaign

On July 1, 2020, the Madhya Pradesh Government will launch “Kill Corona” campaign. The State Government is to conduct door-to-door survey under the campaign. Highlights The “Kill Corona” campaign is to be conducted for 15 days all over the states. Through the campaign the MP Government is to double its testing capacity. Currently it is ..

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 ..

Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan launched

On June 26, 2020, PM Modi launched Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan. UP is one of the 6 states chosen where the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan is to be implemented. The other 5 states include MP, Maharashtra, Bihar, Odisha and Jharkhand. Highlights There are 30 lakh migrant workers in UP that have returned to ..

Uttar Pradesh: FRBM Ordinance, 2020

On June 22, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Government announced that it will bring in an ordinance, “UP Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management”, FRBM Ordinance, 2020. This is the second amendment being made to the act by the state government under CM Yogi Adityanath. Highlights By making the amendment, the Uttar Pradesh State Government will be ..

WWF, forest officials claim discovery of stegodon in Saharanpur district

A team of forest officials and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) have claimed to have discovered fossil of a stegodon – a now-extinct elephant species known as Proboscideans – in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh. The fossil is believed to be 5 to 8 million years old. The presence of stegodons shows the existence of ..

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 ..

What is MoU Monitoring Mechanism of Uttar Pradesh?

Uttar Pradesh has introduced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Monitoring Mechanism in a move that aims at better implementation of investment proposals through hand holding interested investors and better tracking of the MoUs signed. A new MoU tracking portal that will be integrated with its single window system Nivesh Mitra. Besides, all concerned departments will ..

Rampur, Uttar Pradesh

After the Supreme Court’s ruling on the succession of the private properties of Nawab Raza Ali Khan last year, the evaluation process of the inheritance is being conducted amidst the erstwhile royals’ fighting. Rampur City Rampur is a city in Uttar Pradesh. It is noted for being the only Muslim majority district in the state. ..