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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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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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'Bijli Sakhi' women groups help recover power dues in rural Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh initiative of engaging women self-help groups (SHGs) as 'bijli sakhis' has started to light the bulb of the state's revenue. Employed under the National Rural Livelihood Mission, these women groups have helped the administration to recover ₹49 lakhs worth of power bills across rural areas of the Prayagraj district. As per reports, these dues have been accrued between February 1 and June 15, 2021.

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Over 7 lakh people vaccinated in UP on Thursday!

Counting seven lakh vaccinations in a day, the country's most populous state stepped ahead in the group of the most inoculated territories too. With over 3.60 crore jabs administered till Thursday, Uttar Pradesh has left Maharashtra behind in terms of COVID vaccination tallies. As per the statistics, Uttar Pradesh takes a 10% share in the total number of doses administered across the country.

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