Lockdown to be revoked in Lucknow on Wednesday after a 39-day long halt!

Lucknow will observe Section 144 restrictions till July 6!

After the active tallies dropped below 600 on Tuesday, the officials have decided to revoke the lockdown restrictions in Lucknow. Implemented for the first time on May 1 for a period of 3 days, the lockdown witnessed multiple extensions and the curfew is on its 39th day now. As per reports, the authorities have informed that the restraints shall be inapplicable from 7 AM on Wednesday and the related guidelines will be released by the district commissioner by evening.


Lucknow to observe section 144 restrictions till July 6!

Reportedly, Lucknow has a total of 592 active patients of the deadly contagion now. On Monday, 53 new cases and 273 recoveries were logged in the state capital while 2 fatalities were recorded. As of now, a cumulative count of 2,37,858 citizens has been affected by the virus in Lucknow while nearly 2500 people have lost their lives. Notably, the maximum number of new detections were witnessed in the months of April and May 2021 when the country battled against the second wave of the pandemic.

In view of the dire circumstances, the authorities have called for the lockdown and it stretched over more than a month through repetitive weekly extensions. Now, the usual business will be revived in Lucknow tomorrow but the city still stands clamped under the provisions of section 144 till July 6.

Additionally, night curfew from 7 PM to 7 AM shall still be applicable till the situation is brought under control completely. While multiple relaxations are being executed, the citizens must practice the necessary caution, making sure that no lags lead to a revived acceleration in cases.

Lockdown uplifted across all 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh

With case tallies dropping below 600 across all districts of the territory, the government has repealed the lockdown throughout the state. Additional Chief Secretary Information Navneet Sehgal affirmed, "There are now less than 600 active cases in all the districts and hence the day curfew is being lifted. Only 797 new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours."

Holistic education takes a leap in Lucknow with booming opportunities for young kids!

It is crucial to address the need for a wholesome pedagogy for young learners of the 21st century.

Technological innovations and inventive thinking together constitute the insignia of a fertile present and a progressive future. While the evolving nature of technology has made it a mandatory skill for younger learners, it is essential to couple it with a financial aptitude and business-driven attitude for assuring sustained growths, today. One must address the need for a wholesome pedagogy for kids of the 21st century, that can provide them with a life crafted as per their innate interests and ambitions!

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Universities in UP directed to send degrees to students by post

The decision ensures that students receive their degrees on time.

The pandemic has affected the education system in a huge way. Even though online classes have replaced physical classes, staying at home for such a long duration has taken away a lot of opportunities from students of schools and colleges alike. In such times, the authorities are trying their best to provide assistance and tackle all the hurdles. And now, in an attempt to timely award degrees to college students, new instructions have been given to universities across UP.

Chancellor of state universities & UP Governor, Andiben Patel has directed Vice-Chancellors of Universities across the state to send college degrees to students by post. The decision was formalised in an online review meeting of two state institutes, Lucknow University and Bathkhande Music Institute Deemed University and ensures that students do not have to run for their degrees.

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All engineering & polytechnic students in UP to take online exams in July!

Virtual assessments for first, second and third-year students shall be conducted in the last week of July.

In view of the easing pandemic situation in Uttar Pradesh, the state technical education department has announced schedules for the students of all years enrolled under it. Reportedly, the authority has stated that the final year students of technical universities and polytechnic institutes would sit for online tests in the third week of July. Besides, the virtual assessments for first, second and third-year students shall be conducted in the last week of July.

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A 14-member committee set up in Lucknow University to take the decision regarding exams 2021

Special Committee of the LU will take the final call, in line with the government orders.

The Vice-Chancellor of the Lucknow University, Dr Alok Kumar Rai has set up a special 14 member committee to take the final decision regarding the examinations and promotion of the students. The committee will check the feasibility of conducting exams for third-year students and evaluate the promotion criteria for other batches, across all programmes.

This special body includes the Controller of Examinations, HODs of all departments along with the Principals of Mahila Vidhyalaya Degree college and Shia College and Superintendent of Examination, who are tasked to take the final call, in line with the government's orders.

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Lucknow University staff to bear the educational expenses of pandemic-orphaned pupils!

The Vice Chancellor took the responsibility of one such student on Friday and appealed to other professors to take similar steps.

Initiating a new welfare program, it has been said that the Vice-Chancellor and other professors at Lucknow University will bear the educational expenses of students who have lost one or both parents to the pandemic. Under this scheme, the VC took the responsibility of one such student on Friday and requested other professors to take similar steps. As per reports, the Registrar, Chief Proctor and the Dean of the Students' Welfare Department will now bear expenses of one child each.

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Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences to come up at Lucknow University's Jankipuram campus

LU to launch a dedicated government institute for students aiming to build careers in pharmacy.

Lucknow University has decided to launch a dedicated institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, in a bid to widen the bandwidth of educational provisions for pharmacy aspirants. The varsity is set to open this institute over 8,170 square meters of its second campus in Jankipuram. Reportedly, the finance committee has given the penultimate approval to start the institute as a sub-set of the engineering faculty. The proposal will now be tabled before the Executive Committee on June 11, for final approval.

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Lucknow's Aaghaz Foundation is heralding an age of educational equity through its 16 scholarships

Presently, applications for three out of their sixteen scholarships are open.

With the aim of ensuring that the children from underprivileged backgrounds are empowered through education, Aaghaz Foundation was established in 2004. Empowering girls and boys with their best capabilities through scholarships and other educational initiatives, this Lucknow-based non-profit organisation has helped over 16,000 needy children. Currently, applications for their Aisha Begum Memorial Scholarship and other endowments are open.

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