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UP Cabinet approved Senior Citizen Policy

Published on: 15-MAR-2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The policy will come into effect from 1 April 2016 and the social welfare department has been made the nodal agency for this new policy.

Allahabad HC asked UP government to stop illegal mining in Sonbhadra district

Published on: 10-MAR-2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The High Court also instructed the State government to take action against those officials, who are responsible for illegal mining.

Uttar Pradesh State Budget 2016-17 presented

Published on: 19-FEB-2016
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

The size of the budget is 346935 crore rupees and the Annual Budget for 2016-17 is 14.60 percent more than the Annual Budget for 2015-16.

UP Land Revenue Act, 2015 came into effect

Published on: 12-FEB-2016
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

The new revenue act also replaced the pre and post British era British era Land Revenue Act of 1901 and Zamindari Abolition and Land Reform Act 1950.

Justice Sanjay Mishra appointed as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh

Published on: 29-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

The apex court bench comprising Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Prafulla C Pant recalled the earlier order dated 16 December 2015 appointing Justice Virendra Singh for the post.

Javed Ahmed appointed as Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh

Published on: 02-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

He succeeds Jagmohan Yadav, who retired from the post on 31 December 2015.

BHEL commissioned Prayagraj power project unit in Uttar Pradesh

Published on: 30-DEC-2015
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

The Prayagraj Super Thermal Power Project is the first supercritical thermal unit in the state to achieve capacity addition on attaining full load.

Supreme Court appointed Virendra Singh as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh

Published on: 16-DEC-2015
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

It is the first time that the apex court exercised its powers to appoint a Lokayutka, after repeated orders to the state that it must appoint a new person in the position.

UP Governor Ram Naik gave assent to state’s Revenue Code (Amendment) Ordinance 2015

Published on: 16-DEC-2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The amendment allows Dalits to sell their lands to non-Dalits even if they are left with less than 3.5 acre of land.

Allahabad HC asked UP government to stop sale and use of Chinese manjha

Published on: 20-NOV-2015
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The order was passed on a PIL filed by Anurag Mishra who had drawn courts attention towards a number of incidents caused by razor-sharp nylon string coated with glass.

Uttar Pradesh Government declared 50 districts as drought-hit

Published on: 19-NOV-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The districts which got lesser than 60 percent rain during the period from June to September 2015 or where more than 33 percent crops were ruined are included in the list of drought-hit areas.

UP Government announced 50000 rupees monthly pension to Yash Bharti awardees

Published on: 20-OCT-2015
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

The Yash Bharti Samman, which was instituted in 1994, is conferred by the Uttar Pradesh Government for excellence in literature, fine arts, folk and classical music and sports.

Uttar Pradesh Government launched mobile app mSehat for health workers

Published on: 15-OCT-2015
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

The application was developed by Kellton Tech, a company that was selected as the technology partner for the initiative by State Innovations in Family Planning Services Agency (SIFPSA).

Uttar Pradesh decided to implement National Food Security Act, 2013 in three phases

Published on: 01-OCT-2015
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

In the first phase, the scheme will be implemented in 24 districts, while in the second phase; it will be implemented in 26 districts. In the third phase it will be rolled out in 25 districts.

Management of minority educational institution cannot exploit its employees: Allahabad HC

Published on: 11-SEP-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

As per the Court, the management violated the UP Intermediate Education Act, 1921.

PHDCCI launched Intellectual Property Rights Facilitation Centre for MSMEs in Lucknow

Published on: 03-SEP-2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The primary objective of the centre is to enable MSMEs from Uttar Pradesh in understanding, Identifying & using Intellectual Property for Competitive Advantage.

Allahabad HC: Ensure flag hoisting ceremony of National Flag in Madarsas on 15 August and 26 January

Published on: 02-SEP-2015
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The High Court bench passed the order on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Arun Gaur, a resident of Aligarh.

Allahabad HC directed government servants, politicians to send children to government schools

Published on: 19-AUG-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The Court asked the chief secretary to take steps within six months so as to make the aforesaid directions effective from the next academic session of primary schools.

Uttar Pradesh Government approved new guidelines for Begum Akhtar Award

Published on: 12-AUG-2015
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

The award will be annually awarded on singers of ghazal, dadra, and thumri, who are a local resident of the state and should not be less than 40 years of age.

No unauthorised construction in Taj eco-sensitive zone: NGT to UP Government

Published on: 11-AUG-2015
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The NGT bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed the state government to conduct physical demarcation of the forest area and the green belt within 500 meters of the Taj Trapezium Zone.

Uttar Pradesh government decided to rename UPTU as APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University

Published on: 05-AUG-2015
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

The approval amends the UP Technical University Act, 2000 to rename the Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) as Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (APJAKTU), Uttar Pradesh.

UP Government gave in-principle approval to give ownership rights to lease holder farmers

Published on: 04-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The decision was taken on the basis of recommendations of the Revenue committee that was set up by the government in 2012.

Jagmohan Yadav appointed as DGP of Uttar Pradesh

Published on: 01-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

He is the 8th police chief of Uttar Pradesh in the last three-and-a-half years of the Samajwadi Party (SP) rule.

Lucknow zoo renamed after last Nawab Wajid Ali Shah

Published on: 24-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Shah was the last Nawab of Oudh under whom the province was annexed by the British under the policy of Doctrine of Lapse in 1856. Later, Shah was exiled to Matia Birj in Bengal.

Uttar Pradesh government amended State Film Policy to woo tourism

Published on: 25-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Akhilesh Yadav inaugurated the UP Film Bnadhus’s Website and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a film city.

UP Government launched Samajwadi Shudha Payjal Yojna for UP Roadways bus stations

Published on: 13-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Through this service, the passengers will get best potable water at the most affordable price of two Rupees per liter.

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2015-16

Published on: 25-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 107 people agreed

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on 24 February 2015 presented the State Budget 2015-16 of 302687 crore rupees.

Jawed Usmani sworn-in as Chief Information Commissioner of Uttar Pradesh

Published on: 18-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Jawed Usmani was appointed as UP Chief Information Commissioner in November 2014. But during this appointment, he was the Chairman of UP Board of Revenue.

77th Annual Convention of Presiding Officers of Legislative Bodies held in Lucknow

Published on: 06-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

Four-day convention was held between 31 January and 3 February 2015. It was held in Uttar Pradesh after a long gap of 30 years.

Arvind Kumar Jain appointed as Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh

Published on: 02-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Jain succeeded Arun Kumar Gupta who retired as the DG Police of Uttar Pradesh on 31 January 2015.

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