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.
Allahabad High Court has observed that no Personal Law Board is above the Constitution and declared Triple Talaq as unconstitutional.
With this, a total of 77 personalities have so far received the highest award of the state for the year 2016.
It runs parallel to the main highway, but is separated by a divider which ensures the safety of cyclists.
The UP-100 service is the official name of Uttar Pradesh Police Emergency Management System. Earlier, it was referred as dial 100 project.
The use of old currency notes have been permitted by various other state governments for specific purposes. Vinod Tawde, Minister of Cultural Affairs in Maharashtra announced his government’s decision of allowing the use of old notes in Marathi theatres.