As per the state government, the main objective behind declaring Vrindavan and Barsana as pilgrimage sites is to honour the sentiments of devotees, who are hurt by the operations of liquor and meat shops. The move will help in restoring the age-old traditions of these places.
The state cabinet of Uttar Pradesh on 9 October 2017 approved digitalisation of land maps in 70 districts of the state. The information was shared by the state’s Power Minister Shrikant Sharma who said that this move was necessary as the land maps were in a very bad condition and needed proper preservation.
The Uttar Pradesh government has stated that it has built over 3.52 lakh toilet units in 17 days under the Centre's Swachhta hi Seva campaign thereby, topping other states in the effort. The toilets were constructed between 15 September and 2 October.
To keep in touch with the national policy, the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet has decided to end the process of interviews for selection of candidates’ non-gazetted jobs of the state government.
Union Ministry sanctioned funds for the 50 buses from its 'Nirbhaya Fund' for the 'Pink' buses in UP.
Prior to this appointment, Kumar was a Secretary in the Union Shipping ministry. He is a 1981 batch IAS Officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre.
The plant has been set up with an investment of Rs. 315 crore, under the National Solar Mission Scheme.
The Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has extended the retirement age of government doctors from 60 to 62 years.
CM Yogi also launched a toll free number to get or provide any information about encephalitis.
The CGST Bill makes provisions for levy and collection of tax on intra-state supply of goods and services by the Union Government.
The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to declare "no school bag day" on Saturdays in all the state-run schools.
The merger was done with an aim to provide better services in local bodies, all-round development and providing employment to the local population.
Uttar Pradesh State government has cancelled almost 15 public holidays that marked the birth and death anniversaries of eminent personalities.
The centre has planned to buy 1 lakh tonnes of potato from the farmers in UP to guard them against the drastic fall in the crop’s prices.
UP cabinet has decided to grant two more attempts to UPPSC candidates who faced difficulty in exams due to the introduction of CSAT.
After scrapping the existing Samajwadi Pension Scheme, CM Yogi Adityanath said that the Mukhya Mantri Pension scheme will be introduced in future. The scheme will also include beneficiaries from most Dalit communities.
Rs 1500 crore rupees were allocated for the project of which 90 percent has been spent, while only 60 percent of the work has been completed.
The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh led by Yogi Adityanath has planned to set up six AIIMS like institutes and 25 medical colleges in the state in the next five years.
The Union Power Minister along with UP's energy Minister has decided to provide free power connection in the state to those households that fall below the poverty line.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the President of the BJP Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of several BJP ruling-States attended the swearing-in ceremony.
BJP emerged as the largest party in Uttar Pradesh by winning three-fourth seats in an assembly of 403 seats.
The first phase of the seven-phase UP assembly elections is scheduled to begin tomorrow. The voting would be spread across 15 districts of west Uttar Pradesh.
The Centre of Integrative Oncology, an institute dedicated to assist quality research on cancer in country will be inaugurated in Noida on 3 February 2017.
Akhilesh’s popularity among youth of the state helped him to get majority backing as the party president.
UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has been named the new National President of the Samajwadi Party, replacing party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Mulayam Singh Yadav accused Ram Gopal of indulging in anti-party activities, which was weakening the party ahead of the assembly elections.
Earlier in 2005, the SP government tried to do the same by amending UP Public Services Act, 1994. But the decision was termed unconstitutional by High Court.
During his one-day visit to Parliamentary constituency Varanasi, PM Modi laid the foundation of super speciality block of Institute of Medical Science of BHU.
Deepak Agarwal will replace P K Agarwal, who was officiating as the CEO of Noida Authority.
Akhilesh Yadav announced that the decision was taken to benefit lakhs of government employees, who will now help him win the upcoming elections with a complete majority.