Kanpur

Uttar Pradesh witnessed the launch of the innovative E-Mandi project on March 1. Reflecting the state government's aspirations of assuring sufficient incomes to farmers, the scheme entails the establishment of grain and vegetable markets equipped with information technology. As per the plans, these centres would minimalise human interferences by providing an online platform for most of the operations.

Read Now Show less

Adding up to the list of initiatives launched in the city under Mission Shakti, Kanpur's Police Department would soon constitute a Women's Advisory and Safety Committee at each of its stations. The members of this group shall act as a link between the female victim and the police ensuring quick disposal of cases. Having a strength of 10 to 20 individuals, the committee is also expected to help settle domestic matters with counselling-based interventions.

Read Now Show less

IIT Kanpur has actively partnered with different organisations across the country in order to execute several innovative projects. The Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre of the institute has marked its association with the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for an unparalleled initiative called 'CiTe- Civic Tech Innovation Launchpad', as stated by reports. Started on Friday, this 15-day event is witnessing a competition between start-ups and creators to find inventive solutions for common civic problems.

Read Now Show less

With aspirations to grow as an industrial hub in Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur is attempting to strengthen multiple production sectors in the city. After the construction of Leather Mega Cluster started in Ramaipur, the latest development has ushered in good news for the city's shoe industry. As per reports, the industry would soon get a horde of skilled craftsmen with the proposed establishment of a training institute in Kanpur-Unnao Leather Cluster(KLC) Development Company.

Read Now Show less

International Women's Day is right around the corner and to mark the occasion, the Uttar Pradesh government will be implementing a list of projects that will benefit the female population in the state. Amidst a string of other developments, the government will initiate a special Covid-19 immunisation drive for women over the age of 60 years on March 8. Marking the day dedicated to women, the state shall attempt to amplify its inoculation schedules.

Read Now Show less

In an attempt to refurbish the state into an industrial hub, Uttar Pradesh has launched multiple initiatives to boost startups and attract higher investments. Now, the state government has drafted plans to set up the nation's largest incubation centre in Lucknow, as stated by reports. This new facility said to be jointly managed by AKTU and IIT Kanpur, shall support budding enterprises and entrepreneurial ventures besides accelerating the growth of newer and novel ideas.

Read Now Show less

In a bid to raise awareness about gender equality in Uttar Pradesh, schools across the state have planned several events in lieu of International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8. Starting on February 27, educational institutes have undertaken an initiative to vocalise the ideas of equality among all by means of a parent's meet and several other programmes, stretching up till 8th of March.

Read Now Show less

The active involvement of Kanpurites in the trials for state-level competitions is all set to strengthen the position of this city as a sports hub. As per the latest news, players from the city have been selected to compete in the state-level Shooting and national-level Fencing competition, slated to commence soon. Further, the city's Bodybuilding Association is hosting trials for players who wish to compete in the upcoming championship, being organised on 13 March. With these developments, Kanpur is soon expected to become a home to top-notch sports stalwarts!

Read Now Show less

Having been a witness to all three formats of cricket, the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur has successfully conducted over 500 test matches. Now, the historic stadium complex is all set for a revamp with proposed introductions of a visitors gallery, pavilion and cricket museum within its premises. According to reports, the state administration and sports authority have already issued a no-objection certificate, furthering the execution of the project.

Read Now Show less

One of the in-demand specialities sold by Kanpur's Rahul Sweets is Paneer Jalebi, an alternative to the traditional jalebi which has garnered the interest of foodies around and beyond the city. Prepared on low flame to keep its colour and crispness intact, this authentic North-Indian dessert has a separate fan base! So if you want to calm your cravings and treat your sweet tooth with the luscious taste of this delicacy, then we've got the details covered for you.

Read Now Show less

In a first, the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation has shortlisted 19 women to drive state-run Pink Express buses. This bus service was launched in UP with an aim to provide a safe travel option for women, with only women staff on board. While conductors and support staff could be shortlisted easily, the authorities found it difficult to find certified women bus drivers. Now, however, women candidates have been shortlisted to undergo a 7-month long basic training, after which they will be driving these buses run by the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation.

Read Now Show less