National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and other road owning agencies in Uttar Pradesh will be responsible for mining of construction materials to meet the requirement for their projects.
Even as it gears up to woo investors in the state, mounting dues towards thermal powerplants, including private ones, have come to stare in the face of UP government.
Taking a leaf out of Gujarat’s book on generating solar power using water canals, the UP government has decided to utilize its canals for this as well. It also plans to set up micro hydel plants across canals to generate electricity.
Several commuters are facing inconvenience due to delay in the arrival of most long route trains in the city railway station. Passengers waiting for trains to Bihar and UP seemed more impatient, as their trains were running late by several hours.
Essel Infraprojects Ltd (EIL) today said it has commissioned 55 MW capacity solar projects in Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka.
The Centre has approved projects worth Rs 4,239 crore for improving urban infrastructure during next the three years in Uttar Pradesh under AMRUT scheme.
The irony does not escape Divya Devi, a homemaker, who has lived in a mud hut for the past 11 years of marriage, in the darkness of Chopan Gaon, one of many “partly electrified” villages in the district of Sonbhadra in eastern Uttar Pradesh (UP)
UP Elections 2017: Power minister Piyush Goel supports PM Modi’s allegation, says electricity distributed on basis of religion
As the UP elections campaign reaches its last phase, Union Minister Piyush Goyal recently spoke to WION’s Kartikeya Sharma about BJP’s chances, PM Modi conducting a road show and the supposed disparity in power distribution in Uttar Pradesh along religious lines.
UP has logged the highest rate of decline in unemployment rate among major states in the period between August 2016 and February this year on the back of Centre’s focus on rural jobs scheme MGNREGA.
Replying to a query attributing the cabinet ministers’ visit as nervousness of BJP during elections, the power minister said