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Startup incubation centres to come up at 15 govt colleges in UP, including Lucknow's IET

In an attempt to create a viable environment to culture new startups in Uttar Pradesh, the govt has decided to set up new incubation centres at 15 government engineering colleges. The move will promote a startup ecosystem in UP and back-up innovation and excellence in multiple fields, across prominent districts, including Lucknow, Kanpur and many others.

Additionally, an innovation hub will also be set up at the Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University in Lucknow. Reportedly, the state has released a ₹22.46 crore budget to run the whole project.

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Uttar Pradesh is all set to get its first tribal museum by March 2022!

Boosting the tourism potential of the state, Uttar Pradesh is all set to get its first tribal museum by March 2022. The 'Tharu Janjati Museum' will be set up at Imilia Koder village, a Tharu-populated area in the Balrampur district. According to officials, the museum will be centred around the vibrant and varied culture and lifestyle of the Tharu tribe. Spread over an expanse of 5.5 acres, the museum is under the last phase of its construction.

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Citizens in Lucknow will be able to pay electricity bills at their doorstep from November 1

In an attempt to ease the process of electricity bill payments in Uttar Pradesh, the state officials have decided to roll out a new plan from November 1. As per this scheme, individuals authorised for recording electricity metre readings will also have the right to collect payments from the consumers. The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation will execute this initiative from next month, ensuring hassle-free transactions at your doorstep.

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UP becomes the first state in India to record more than 11 crore vaccinations!

In a remarkable feat, Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in the country to record the administration of more than 11 crore COVID vaccination doses. According to logs, the total count of inoculations administered in the state touched the 11.07 crore mark by 9 PM on Monday. Further, official figures state that Lucknow has contributed significantly to the state's vaccination tally, with over 39.42 lakh doses given in the city.

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THESE 6 entrepreneurial ventures in Lucknow are driving innovation!

Banking on the idea of 'New India' some 'young stars' from Lucknow have turned their innate interests and capabilities into full-fledged entrepreneurial ventures. Arraying a sprawling range of innovative, eco-friendly and brilliant products, these individuals are making our lives easier with their creativity. From eco-green pottery to hand-crafted footwear and homemade clothes for our furries, scroll down to know about some of the interesting startups in the city and their enthralling products!

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