PDS in UP undergoes    big transformation

PDS in UP undergoes big transformation

Sunday, 19 September 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

The public distribution system in Uttar Pradesh has undergone complete transformation as in the last six months 1,61,256 new ration cards have been made by the state government under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), taking the total number of ration card holders in the state to 3,60,12,758.   Besides, the state...

No decision on bringing petrol diesel under GST regime  Exemptions to certain life-saving drugs

Saturday, 18 September 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

The Goods and Services Tax Council comprising the finance ministers of all states and Union territories and Union finance minister which met here on Friday failed to arrive at a decision on the inclusion of petroleum products and diesel in the GST.   Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that it was...

35 UP districts Covid-free as 17 test +ve

Saturday, 18 September 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

The Covid control mechanism in Uttar Pradesh got a further boost as 35 districts became free of coronavirus infection with active as well as fresh cases declining to zero and the state reported only 17 new positive cases in the last 24 hours.   “No fresh and active cases in Aligarh, Amethi,...

Sonia forms screening panel for UP polls

Saturday, 18 September 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday set up a screening committee for shortlisting candidates for the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.   Senior Congress leader Jitendra Singh was appointed chairman of the screening committee and Rajya Sabha member Deepender Singh Hooda, Maharashtra MLA Varsha Gaikwad, AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi, UPCC chief...

Govt to train 75,000 artisans, craftsmen under VSSY: CM

Saturday, 18 September 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

On the occasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath declared that the state government had set a target to train 75,000 artisans and craftsmen in the state under the Vishwakarma Shram Samman Yojana (VSSY).   “The MSME department must set a target to train 75,000 new artisans and craftsmen in the...

CM directive to take stock of damage caused by rains

Saturday, 18 September 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed all officers and employees of local bodies and Panchayati Raj department to visit the affected areas and take stock of the damage caused by the incessant rainfall in the last two days and provide relief to the marooned people.   Addressing a high-level meeting in Lucknow on...

BJP kicks off sewa and samarpan campaign on Modi’s 71st birthday CM presents gifts to divyangs

Saturday, 18 September 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath celebrated the 71st birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by presenting gifts to divyangs and kicked-off Bharatiya Janata Party’s 20-day sewa and samarpan campaign which will continue till October 7.   “Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji has special attachment and sympathy for divyangjan. The word divyang is...

DGP sets up new SIT to probe mysterious death of girl in Mainpuri

Saturday, 18 September 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

Facing heat from the Allahabad High Court over negligent investigation into the mysterious death of a 16-year-old girl student at Navodaya School campus in Mainpuri in 2019, DGP Mukul Goel on Friday set up a new Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the incident. Earlier, the High Court had asked the...

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