Kanpur

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.

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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.

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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.

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Shri Dharmnath Swami Temple belonging to the Svetambar Jains, also known as the Jain Glass Temple, is organising religious ceremonies across a three-day period in honour of its 150th foundation day. Initially built out of stone, this temple was transformed by Lala Raghunath Bhandari with colourful glasses and meenakari work which has turned it into a major international tourist attraction. Visit the temple to participate in prayers and treat yourself with exquisite artworks!

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The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation had resorted to accelerated efforts for Kanpur Metro to ensure that the services are opened for the public as soon as possible. Now, with the announcement of the Uttar Pradesh financial budget, the metro project has been facilitated with funding proposals of ₹597 crores for the upcoming fiscal year 2021-22. While laying out the budget provisions, the state finance minister asserted that the metro rail is expected to start operations from November 30.

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Bringing a wave of joy for the young boys and girls in Kanpur, a new Children's Park is set to open its gates in March. Constructed by Kanpur Municipal Corporation, the facility is spread over 1500 square metres of land, encapsulated in Kargil Park, Motijheel, as per reports. Being the first of its kind amongst 600 parks housed in the city, this complex will allow exclusive access to kids and youngsters, thereby, increasing their footfall in Motijheel.

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With its speed of development, Kanpur Metro has made a mark for itself, evolving as one of the most fast-paced projects in the country. As per the latest developments, the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation is trying to accelerate the construction of the station concourses along the proposed route. First, to use double-T girders for station concourses amongst all metro projects in the country, UPMRC eyes commissioning of the Kanpur Metro as soon as possible.

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The state government in Uttar Pradesh has been committed to initiatives aimed at garnering investments that can boost the industry and manufacturing. Expanding its plans, the Uttar Pradesh administration has entered into an agreement with IKEA, the global giant in the retail of furniture and home appliances. With a proposed investment of ₹ 5,500 crores to flow during the next 5 years, the world's largest dealer of furnishing is all set to establish its new centre in Noida.

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In a bid to curtail the cases of violence against women, the government of Uttar Pradesh had initiated 'Mission Shakti' in October 2020. The recent announcements suggest that the government is now all set to implement a list of measures focused on assuring women's development, eradicating adolescent marriages & safeguarding children and their rights. Initially proposed to be functional from October 2020 to April 2021, Mission Shakti will witness the second phase of execution soon.

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One of the 41 centres established under the aegis of Ordnance Factory Board, Ordnance Factory(OFC) Kanpur has been a supplier of arms and ammunition equipments to the Indian Army for over 7 decades. Now, as per the latest plans, this production centre along with the field-gun factory in Kanpur has been given the charge of manufacturing barrel and breach mechanism components for Arjun Tank Mark 1A. Alternatively named as 'Hunter Killer', the tank is being produced by using 100% indigenous technology.

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In a bid to protect its wildlife, Uttar Pradesh will construct new leopard rescue centres in the districts of Meerut, Chitrakoot, Etawah, Gorakhpur and Pilibhit, for the first time ever. These centres will not only care for the rescued leopards but also shelter other rescued animals that cannot be accommodated at the already overcrowded Lucknow and Kanpur zoos. This step would also provide better aid and accommodation for these animals.

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