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UP Budget Pegs Deficit At Rs 44,053.32 Cr

Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh budget for 2018-19 has projected total receipts of Rs 4, 21 Lakh crore in the next fiscal, leading to a deficit of Rs 44,053.32 crore or 2.96 per cent of the state GDP. The fiscal deficit for current fiscal 2017-18 is projected to be 2.96 percent. Total receipts...

Budget Highlights

Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | PNS | in Lucknow

Education -Rs 500 crore for furniture, drinking water, electricity and boundary wall -Rs 2,048 crore for mid day meal scheme in primary schools and total provision for Sarv Shiksha Abhiyaan Rs 18,167 crore -Rs 480 crore for secondary educationAbhiyaan -Rs 167 crore for National higher education Abhiyaan and Rs 37...

UP power dept to return Rs 523 cr to rural unmetered consumers

Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Admitting that Power department had wrongly collecting Rs 523 crore from the rural unmetered consumers since 2012, the Uttar Pradesh government announced in the state Assembly that the amount would be returned to the consumers through adjustment in their bills within the next two years. Replying to a question of Ritesh...

Congress stage walkout from UP Assembly over meagre jobs during BJP's regime

Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The Congress staged a noisy walkout from the Uttar Pradesh Assembly after state labour minister Swami Prasad Maurya disclosed that 54,190 people were given jobs in the private sector in the state in the present BJP’s regime of eleven months. The Congress members were on the toes over the issue during...

Yogi Adityanath government as anti-people having nothing knew for the welfare of poor, farmers, youths : Akhilesh Yadav

Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | Pioneer News Service | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Entire Opposition including the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav termed the second budget of the Yogi Adityanath government as anti-people having nothing knew for the welfare of poor, farmers, youths etc. The budget had nothing but a concentrated efforts of the Yogi’s government to misguide the people by...

Congress still to decide the candidates for the Gorakhpur and Phoolpur Parliamentary constituencies.

Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | Pioneer News Service | Lucknow | in Lucknow

With last date for filing of nominations for the Gorakhpur and Phoolpur Parliamentary constituencies is just four days away, Congress still not wake up it’s slumber to decide the candidates. Interestingly, the sources maintained that the Party is waiting for the Samajwadi Party and even the Apna Dal to...

Yogi Adityanath endorsed the ongoing encounter in the Legislative Council

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath endorsed the ongoing encounter spree by the police in the Legislative Council and declared that the drive to weed out criminals would continue. Interestingly, Yogi also targeted the Opposition accusing them of sympathising with criminals. Reacting to Legislative Council Chairman Ramesh Yadav’s direction to his government...

UP Assembly adjourned without completing the agenda list

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Assembly was adjourned for the day on Thursday without completing the agenda listed as Leader of Opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary while participating in a debate over motion of thanks to the Governor’s address was taken ill. Doctors present in the Assembly premises attended on him before rushing...

No proposal on the anvil to announce fresh farm loan waiver scheme: Yogi government

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The Yogi government informed the Assembly on Thursday that there was no proposal on the anvil to announce fresh farm loan waiver scheme during the current fiscal. In a written reply to a question of Congress member Ajay Kumar Lallu and others, Agriculture minister Surya Pratap Sahi said...

UP Assembly witnessed noisy scenes and the House adjourned for 15 minutes

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Assembly witnessed noisy scenes and the House had to be adjourned for 15 minutes after former BSP leader and now Labour minister Swami Prasad Maurya made critical comments about the his former mentor Mayawati. During the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the Governor’s address...


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