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UP Anganwadi Centres to get new preschool kits to boost primary education

In a bid to strengthen the pillars of education in rural Uttar Pradesh, the state administration has decided to develop around 1,70,896 Anganwadi centres as nodal points for the Early Childhood Children Education scheme. These schools will be equipped with booklets and preschool kits to streamline resources for young students.

The step will culture a feasible environment for school education among the rural population through a structured approach. Reportedly, the centres will also provide assessment cards for children to further this.

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International Tiger Day 2021: Rescue centres to come up in 4 cities of Uttar Pradesh!

In a bid to protect and conserve tigers, 4 new rescue centres have been proposed, that will come up in UP's Pilibhit, Meerut, Maharajganj and Chitrakut. As per reports, a rewilding centre will also be established and the central government has approved the project. Reportedly, each rescue facility will be set up at an approximate cost of ₹4.90 crores and the state administration will receive these funds from Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management & Planning Authority(CAMPA).

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MSMEs in UP to benefit from automated financing & accounting with Accloud!

Boosting technological advancements across micro, small and medium industries in Uttar Pradesh, the MSME department of the state government has inked a new pact with government advisory firm Sapio Analytics. Under this collaborative initiative, 20,000 MSMEs of the state will be benefitted from licenses of automation software Accloud and the total cost of the project is ₹72 crores. Interested firms can apply for the license via the online portal and avail of the free service.

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RT-PCR negative report mandatory for those traveling to UP

With COVID cases on a rise again in several Indian states, travel norms in UP have been changed yet again. Passengers traveling to Uttar Pradesh from states having a high COVID caseload will now be allowed entry only after they produce a negative RT-PCR report. The negative certificate should not be older than 4 days. All travelers, irrespective of their mode of commute, be it road, rail, air or private vehicle, will have to comply with this norm. Only those who are fully vaccinated against the virus with both the doses, will be exempted.

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UP Transport Dept to install location tracking devices in vehicles to ensure safe travel for all

The Uttar Pradesh Transport Department has initiated a drive to facilitate safe travel for all. The authority will equip about 4 lakh government and privately operated passenger automobiles with Vehicle Location Tracking Device (VLTD), to enable easy and immediate tracking in case of emergency or distress. Several buses, radio taxis and cabs will soon feature the new black-box instrument, that can also trace the route of the vehicles.

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