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Kanpur's Shiksha Sopan is transforming lives of the underprivileged, one student at a time!

An initiative of the Indian Institute of Kanpur, Shiksha Sopan is a non-government organisation that works for the upliftment of deprived sections of the society through meaningful education. Led by students, staff members and local enthusiasts, this group works in association with villages near the campus. Established with the help of Padma Shri professor H. C. Verma in the year 2001, Shiksha Sopan works on the principle of its name, which means 'education to be used as a ladder'.

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First 'Make in India' train set for Kanpur & Agra metro flagged off from Gujarat today!

Aligning with the UPMRC's plan to begin Kanpur Metro trials in November this year, Alstom delivered the first prototype train for the ambitious project today. This train set was built at Alstom's rolling stock manufacturing facility in Gujarat's Savli, under the ambit of initiatives like 'Make in India' and 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'. As per reports, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Managing Director of UPMRC and the Managing Director of Alstom were a part of the unveiling event.

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Traffic to be diverted at Bada Chauraha in Kanpur for construction of underground metro station

After the successful completion of a five-phased trial, a long-term traffic diversion plan for Kanpur's Bada Chauraha has also been rolled out now. As per reports, the new framework will be functional for a period of two years. This plan has been executed for the construction of an underground metro station at Bada Chauraha, under the second phase of the Kanpur Metro Project.

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Kanpur RTO to soon begin WhatsApp lessons before issuing permanent driving license

For the first time in Uttar Pradesh, driving lessons will be imparted online via videos in Kanpur soon. Prior to issuing the permanent driving license, this online training will be provided to all those who have applied for the same. As per reports, informative videos related to driving will be sent via WhatsApp on their registered nubile number. Reportedly, this facility is expected to be rolled out by the end of this month.

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Lucknow & Kanpur to house industrial units for the development of BrahMos missile!

Fueling industrial growth in the state, Uttar Pradesh will soon evolve as a production centre for the development of advanced BrahMos Missile. As per reports, Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) has asked for an area of 200 acres near Lucknow for this project. Reportedly, ₹300 crores will be invested in the first phase and it is expected that the scheme will propel significant industrial progress in Kanpur too.

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