Tag: Lucknow


UP tops the PMAY-G scheme with more 7 lakhs units constructed

Uttar Pradesh topped the list of all states in the country under Centres flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G). More than seven lakh dwelling units were constructed in UP last year. Addressing a press conference at media centre in Lucknow, Mahendra Singh, Minister of State (I/C) Rural Development, said, UP achieved 85% of its […]

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PM attends function for distribution of e-rickshaws in Lucknow

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently attended a function organised by Bharatiya Micro Credit for distribution of e-rickshaws in Lucknow. The Prime Minister interacted with rickshaw-puller families in a chaupal setting. During the interaction, subjects such as saving of a portion of the additional income, and education of children, came up for discussion. Speaking on […]

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Lucknow: New housing project to come up near Kanpur Road

Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) will be introducing new ‘affordable housing’ project on the bypass (Ring Road) between Kanpur and Hardoi Road. Entitled ‘Para Township’ and comprising of 5800 flats, civil work is set to commence next month with tenders having already been floated. As part of a new initiative, LDA has drawn out specific subcategories […]

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Metro Rail Network to be expanded to more cities

In support of the Metro Rail Network, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley highlighted the need for decongesting two million plus cities.A? The Centre has decided to employ the Metro for the purpose of rapid and planned urban development. He has allocated Rs.100 crore for two new Metro projects in Lucknow and Ahmedabad. The Minister emphasised on […]

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New master plan for Lucknow highlights infrastructural facilities

The new master plan 2031 of Lucknow aims to help townships and housing projects that are being established on the citys periphery. Lucknow Development Authority has decided to develop the area and include 197 villages in the master plan. Much focus is on road connectivity. The Inner Ring Road of the city will be incorporating […]

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MIT proposes to set up an innovation lab in UP

Massachusettss Institute of Technology (MIT) has proposed to establish an innovation lab in Uttar Pradesh to support and encourage an innovation culture among the youth.The MIT Media Lab or the Entrepreneurial Incubation Centre will develop new technologies based on research outcome. It will provide a medium for young entrepreneurs through direct investments and contributions by […]

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LMC seeks land for waste collection in its colonies

The Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) has urged the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) and UP Housing and Development Board to provide land for collection of waste in their colonies. The corporation is irked by the fact that most of the colonies developed by the two housing agencies don’t have provisions for primary collection of waste in […]

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