Trending in UP | New biofuel blending plants, LMC's Swachh Lucknow awareness drive & more

Trending in UP | New biofuel blending plants, LMC's Swachh Lucknow awareness drive & more

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From the Bundelkhand Gaurav Mahotsav 2024 enthralling Lalitpur to a hundred new biofuel blending plants announced for the state, read to find out what's trending in UP.

UP to soon get up to 100 biofuel blending plants

Uttar Pradesh is all set to get up to 100 new biofuel blending plants to boost its 'Waste To Wealth' mission, as announced by the Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister on Saturday. The announcement was made during the inauguration of the new compressed biogas plant in UP's Badaun, which boasts the capacity to produce 14 tonnes of biogas daily.

Bundelkhand Gaurav Mahotsav in Lalitpur in full swing ft. Yoga, Hot air balloon rides and more

The Bundelkhand Gaurav Mahotsav 2024 is enticing Lalitpur right now, featuring several cultural performances and a lot more. The attendees were enthralled by the hot air balloon rides on Day 1 while others found peace and serenity in the group Yoga exercise at the Talbehat Fort, under the Wellness Programme of the Mahotsav.

Lucknow Municipal Corporation renews focus on cleanliness and hygiene

The Lucknow Municipal Corporation has stepped on the accelerator to drive the cleanliness and hygiene campaigns in the state capital, at full speed. Apart from early morning sweeping drives, LMC has taken to X (formerly Twitter) to share important information regarding cleanliness on topics such as 'waste segregation', 'recycling', etc.

Several trains in UP canceled, others delayed due to dense fog

Bad weather conditions and dense fog have led to increased inconvenience for passengers. Trains traveling through UP, Delhi-NCR, Bihar, and West Bengal are running on a delay of up to 16 hours while some trains have been outright canceled.

UP Govt to soon ensure minimum honorarium for sanitation workers

The Uttar Pradesh Government is working on ensuring a minimum wage guarantee for sanitation workers, according to a statement by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The CM termed this move as a reward to the sanitation workers of the state for their continuous hard work towards ensuring a clean UP.

Ahead of World Wetlands Day, fewer migratory birds witnessed at UP's Soor Sarovar

The Soor Sarovar in Agra, one of the 10 Ramsar sites in UP, has witnessed fewer migratory birds this season, due to the late and relatively warmer winter. It is noteworthy that ahead of World Wetlands Day on February 2, several campaigns will be held to protect the wetlands and Ramsar sites in the state and the country at large.

UP paves way for sustainability; uses single-use plastic, bitumen, for road construction

Across Uttar Pradesh, single-use plastic and bitumen are being used to construct roads, paving the way for sustainable and cost-effective development. Through this unique process, a total of 813 km of road has already been constructed in the state, covering 466 roads. It is noteworthy that 15 other countries in the world are using this method for road construction.

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